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Need culture of excellence in educational system: President
Sonipat (Haryana), March 21 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the country can become "grievously handicapped" if its standard of higher education does not improve, and called for "a culture of excellence in educational system".
India needs excellence in higher education: President
Sonepat (Haryana), March 21 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday called for concrete steps to create a "culture of excellence" in higher education.
Pranab Mukherjee appeals for innovation
Sonipat (Haryana), March 21 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the capacity to innovate in India was discouraging in comparison to other nations.
Hero to heroin: It's a k/o for Vijender
By Jaideep Sarin, Chandigarh, March 15 : Till a week ago, international boxer Vijender Singh was seen in his native state of Haryana as a sports star, a youth icon and a brand ambassador. But a heroin drug haul by the Punjab Police has changed much for the feted Olympics bronze medallist.
Yamuna marchers jubilant over agreement
Vrindavan/Agra, March 14 : With the official announcement that an additional 250 cusecs of water would be released into the Yamuna through a new canal from Hathinikund in Haryana, the 'save Yamuna' marchers had cause for celebration Thursday.
Some Yamuna marchers reject accord, to continue protest
Agra, March 14 : The "save Yamuna" movement launched to secure the release of water from Hathinikundi in Haryana into the river appears to have split: One group has accepted the agreement arrived at midnight Wednesday while the other says the protest will continue.
Deadlock continues over flushing Yamuna
Agra/Mathura March 13 : The march to secure release of water from Hathinikund in Haryana to flush the Yamuna river appears deadlocked. The central government has categorically told activists this would not be possible.
Pvt health bodies should give free treatment to poor: Haryana Min
Chandigarh, Mar 12 : Haryana Health Minister Rao Narender Singh today urged the private health institutions to provide free treatment to the poor and ensure that no poor was deprived of treatment because of lack of funds.
Haryana achieves 98.7 pc birth registration
Chandigarh, Mar 12 : As many as 98.7 per cent of the total expected births in Haryana were registered during 2012 as a result of the effective steps taken by the state government in this direction.
Haryana launches Priyadarshani Awaas Yojna
Chandigarh, Mar 12 : The Haryana government has launched a scheme Priyadarshani Awaas Yojna (PAY) to provide housing facility to the weaker sections of the society.
Haryana registers 98.7 percent of expected births
Chandigarh, March 12 : Over 98.7 percent of the total expected births in Haryana were registered during 2012 following strict guidelines from the state's health department, a spokesman said here Tuesday.
Sonia urges Haryana women to fight against female infanticide
Sonepat (Haryana), March 8 : Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Friday urged the women of Haryana to fight against social evils like female infanticide and other crimes against them.
BPO employee gangraped in Gurgaon
Gurgaon, Mar 7 : A call centre employee was allegedly gangraped by a co-worker and a cab driver in Haryana's Gurgaon city on Wednesday, reports said on Thursday.
Sony TV offers to edit programme on Haryana scam
New Delhi, March 6 : Multi Screen Media, that airs Sony TV channel, Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it would edit all reference to bribery in two episodes of a teleserial on the Haryana teachers recruitment scam.
Haryana to get medical college for women
Chandigarh, March 5 : Nearly a century after the Lady Harding Medical College was established for women in New Delhi, a medical college for women is being set up in the government sector in Haryana, a minister said here Tuesday.
Thousands march to save Yamuna
Mathura, March 5 : Thousands of people, led by saints and activists from Braj region, continued with their foot-march Tuesday towards Delhi, demanding release of water from a reservoir in Haryana into the "dying" Yamuna river.
SC to hear Chautala's plea to restrain TV episode
New Delhi, Mar 1 : The Supreme Court Friday said it will hear next week former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's plea to restrain a television channel from telecasting an episode based on the teachers' recruitment scam for which he has been convicted.
No new taxes in Haryana budget; fiscal deficit Rs.8,975 crore
Chandigarh, Mar 1 : No new taxes were proposed in the Haryana budget presented in the state assembly Friday by Finance Minister H.S. Chattha.
Shamim Khan edges out Mukesh Kumar in playoff
Mewat, Haryana, Mar 1 : : Shamim Khan of Delhi edged out Mukesh Kumar of Mhow in a playoff to win the PGTI Players Championship played at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana.
With INLD leaders in jail, Hooda fights partymen (Haryana Newsletter)
By Jaideep Sarin, Chandigarh, Mar 1 : With the leaders of the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in jail, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda finds himself at loggerheads with detractors within his own Congress party.
Telecast of 'Crime Patrol' episode on Chautala allowed
New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside the order of its single judge bench restraining Sony TV channel from telecasting an episode of "Crime Patrol Dastak" based on the teachers' recruitment scam involving former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala.
Fire breaks out in Manesar factory
Gurgaon, Feb 28 : A fire broke out Thursday at a factory in the Manesar industrial township of Haryana near here. No one was injured in the incident, an official said.
With Bansal at helm, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh bask in railway ...
By Jaideep Sarin, Chandigarh, Feb 27 : For nearly three decades, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh used to get raw deals in successive railway budgets. This time though, things changed with with Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal being the railway minister.
Holy tree at Gita's birthplace awaits healing touch
By Rahul Chhabra, Kurukshetra, Feb 26 : There is relief in sight for a decaying 'holy tree' at a spot in Haryana's Kurukshetra town where Lord Krishna is believed to have given the message of the Gita to Arjuna, with forestry experts exploring ways of reviving the nearly century-old banyan tree.
Haryana scandal: Notice to CBI on convicted officer's plea
New Delhi, Feb 25 : The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on the appeal of Indian Administrative Service officer Sanjiv Kumar, convicted along with former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala in a teacher recruitment scandal.
Chautala's ouster sought from Haryana assembly
Chandigarh, Feb 25 : An adjournment motion seeking the ouster of former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala from the Haryana assembly has been admitted, following his conviction by a CBI court for graft in teachers' recruitment scam.
Ajay Chautala faces probe for public speech via jail phone
New Delhi, Feb 25 : Tihar authorities have ordered an inquiry against jailed Indian National Lok Dal leader Ajay Chautala for allegedly addressing a public rally in Haryana through a telephone call made from the prison, an official said Monday.
Mobile: Inquiry against Ajay Chautala
New Delhi, Feb 25 : Tihar Jail authorities on Monday said they have started an inquiry against Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) supremo and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala's son Ajay Chautala for allegedly addressing a public rally in Haryana's Sonipat district via a mobile phone.
Haryana swine flu toll rises to 37
Chandigarh, Feb 23 : Swine flu (H1N1) continues to spread in Haryana with the toll due to the disease this year rising to 37, health officials said here Saturday.
Man held in Haryana for cricket betting
Chandigarh, Feb 23 : A man involved in online betting on cricket was Saturday arrested in Haryana and 140 mobile phones seized, police said here.