• Haryana to consult Ramdev to promote yoga
    3:14 PM

    Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to hold consultation with yoga guru Ramdev to promote yoga and Ayurveda in the state, a minister said Wednesday. Health Minister Anil Vij said he will meet Ramdev in Haridwar Thursday to hold discussions on promoting yoga and Ayurveda. “Today yoga

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  • One swine flu death in Haryana, six more cases
    1:09 PM

    Chandigarh, Jan 9 (IANS) One swine flu death has taken place in Haryana’s Jind district and six other confirmed cases of the disease have been reported in the state, a senior officer said Friday. “There are seven cases positive for swine flu in Haryana. Two are from Faridabad, four from

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  • Haryana proposes more land for NRI investors
    12:40 PM

    Gandhinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) NRIs wanting to invest in Haryana could have more industrial land reserved for them, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said Friday. Talking to reporters here after going around the Haryana Pavilion at the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas (PBD), Khattar said that the state government has already provided

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  • Haryana not to register over-sized vehicles after one year
    3:29 PM

    Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) A day after transporters in the state called off their strike, the Haryana government made it clear Thursday that no new transport vehicle will be registered if it is not compliant with the Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR) 1989 within one year. “Such vehicles, as are

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  • Haryana BJP retracting on poll promises: AAP
    1:17 PM

    Gurgaon, Jan 8 (IANS) Senior AAP leader Yogendra Yadav Thursday said here that the state BJP government was retracting on the promises it made to people of Haryana before elections. Yadav was leading a protest near Gurgaon Deputy Commissioner office against centre’s land acquisition ordinance. Prior to assembly elections in

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  • Singhal is new Haryana DGP
    9:09 AM

    Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Y.P. Singhal was appointed Wednesday as Haryana’s Director General of Police (DGP). He replaces S.N. Vashisht who has been shifted as Director General-State Vigilance Bureau. The previous Congress government had appointed Vashisht. However, Haryana’s new BJP government led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, which assumed

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  • Transporters call off strike in Haryana
    3:43 PM

    Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) Wednesday called off a strike by truckers following a meeting with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. The chief minister assured the AIMTC delegation that the Haryana government would keep in abeyance for one year its latest notification under

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  • Haryana to celebrate ‘Beti ki Lohri’ for girl child
    4:33 PM

    Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) To celebrate the birth of daughters, the Haryana government has decided to celebrate ‘Beti ki Lohri’ on Jan 14, a state government spokesman said here Tuesday. “‘Beti Ki Lohri’ would be celebrated on Jan 14 at Dronacharya stadium in Kurukshetra as the district administration has decided

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  • Can’t provide 24-hour power supply: Haryana CM
    12:13 PM

    Gurgaon, Jan 6 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Tuesday said his government cannot ensure 24-hour electricity supply in the state in the present situation, going back on a poll promise. “We will not be in a position to provide 24-hour power supply in at least our current tenure,

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  • Haryana transporters go on strike
    7:49 AM

    Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) Thousands of trucks and long-body trailers went off the roads in Haryana Tuesday, with an association of transporters alleging that they were being harassed for getting new fitness certificates for their vehicles. The transporters said the strike would continue indefinitely till the Haryana government withdrew its

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  • Highs hit a new low as day chill returns in Punjab, Haryana
    3:21 PM

    Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) While the minimum temperature at most places across Haryana and Punjab showed an upward trend Sunday, it was the turn of the maximum temperatures to hit a new low. At most places in both states, the maximum temperatures were three to eight degrees below average, weather

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  • Police search sect campus in Haryana for weapons
    2:59 PM

    Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) With the Punjab and Haryana High Court taking a strong stand on campuses of religious sects being used to amass weapons, the Haryana Police Saturday conducted search of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect premises near the state’s Sirsa town The police teams, assisted by a dog

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