Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today
Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today


Chandigarh – A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport here. In view of the prevailing weather condition, some flight operators had on Thursday itself announced cancellation of flights scheduled for the day, airport officials said. On Thursday, over 30 flights were cancelled here

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport. Low visibility due to dusty weather conditions led to cancellations of flights at the Chandigarh International Airport today, with the meteorological department saying that the situation would improve only by tomorrow afternoon. “No flight landed or took off from Chandigarh (airport) until today afternoon due to

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post. On Sunday, Haryana woman IAS officer alleged sexual harrassment by her senior. The officer posted on social media and gave the details of incident.According to the FB post, she had been ‘threatened’ by the senior male official on May 22. Here is

Ready for 'One Nation, One Election': Akhilesh Ready for ‘One Nation, One Election’: Akhilesh

 Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday gave his approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘One Nation, One Election’ proposal. In reply to a question pertaining to Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s backing for the proposal, Yadav said, “We are ready for one nation one election. Start your preparations from 2019; we are

6-year-old killed after sexual abuse in Haryana on Sunday 6-year-old killed after sexual abuse in Haryana

A 6-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted and then killed in Yamunanagar district of Haryana on Sunday. The incident took place near former minister and Congress leader Nirmal Singh’s farmhouse in Khizrabad area of the district.The victim was the daughter of a watchman at Singh’s farmhouse. Yamuna Nagar SP Rajesh Kalia said that it is

Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16
Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16

Chandigarh – Jat community members in Haryana on Saturday threatened to oppose programmes attended by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his ministers for not implementing quota in government jobs and education and not withdrawing cases filed in connection with the 2016 quota stir. At a Jat Mahasabha organised in Jassia village in Rohtak district, the

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana. Locals thrashed a temple manager for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Haryana‘s Yamunanagar city. The Manager of Yamunanagar’s Shani Mandir temple’s committee was thrashed and was stripped down to his underwear by people after he allegedly molested the girl, who was working in the temple,

Girls outshine boys in Haryana Class X board examination
Girls outshine boys in Haryana Class X board examination

Chandigarh – Girls outshone boys with a pass percentage of 55.34 as against 47.61 in Haryana board of school education, which declared the Class 10 results on Monday. The overall pass percentage of secondary examination was 51.15 and for open school (private candidates) it was 66.72, an official spokesman said. Kartik of Nav Durga Senior Secondary

Smartphone CMR
Smartphone speed, performance critical for leaders of tomorrow: CMR

CyberMedia Research (CMR) today released their latest research report, Mobility@Work, capturing the perspectives of tomorrow’s leaders, especially millennials and other technology professionals around mobility at the workplace. As per the study findings, the key considerations from a Smartphone include agility, capacity, security, and privacy.For the leaders of tomorrow, work is life, and they take pride in ensuring

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after 'Jat King': Haryana FM
Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM. Amid the controversy surrounding the Aligarh Muslim University, Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu wants the varsity to be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap, also known as ‘Jat King.’ “The picture of the one who broke the nation into pieces hangs inside Aligarh Muslim University’s campus, but

Unnao rape case death penalty BJP MLA
Unnao rape case: Victim, kin demand death penalty for BJP MLA

The Unnao gang-rape victim and her relatives on Friday demanded the death penalty for accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly confirmed his role in the crime. The victim said, “I demand the death penalty for Sengar for raping me and for the murder of

Schools in Panchukla to remain closed for two days
Schools in Panchukla to remain closed for two days

Schools in Panchkula will remain closed for students, after Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma issued a directive in view of the rain and thunderstorm warning by India Meteorological Department.The state education minister directed that all government and private schools should remain closed on May 7 and May 8. Earlier this month, the Met Department

Namaz should be read in Mosques: Haryana CM

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday backed the members of right-wing Hindu groups, who allegedly prevented people from offering namaz at open spaces in Gurugram. Addressing the media here, the Haryana Chief Minister said that there was a considerable rise in people offering namaz in open, which should be read in Mosques or Idgahs.”It

Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls BR Ambedkar 'Brahmin' Dalit Buddhist Modi
Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls BR Ambedkar ‘Brahmin’

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Sunday described BR Ambedkar as a ‘Brahmin‘, contending that there was nothing wrong in calling a learned person a Brahmin. In his address at the ‘Mega Brahmin Business Summit‘ in Gandhinagar, Trivedi said, “I have no hesitation in saying that BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin. There is nothing wrong

Haryana govt. likely to rejects cash award CWG medallists
Haryana govt. likely to rejects cash award CWG medallists

Haryana govt. likely to rejects cash award CWG medallists Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Haryana Government has decided to teach a lesson to such Commonwealth medallists, who have declared to boycott a state level ceremony organised by the Haryana Government, which was scheduled on April in Panchkula. The Government has postponed its ceremonial function. After the meeting

5 killed, 2 injured as car dashes into tree in Haryana
5 killed, 2 injured as car dashes into tree in Haryana

5 killed, 2 injured as car dashes into tree in Haryana. Five persons were killed and two others injured when their car dashed into a roadside tree in Haryana’s Charkhi Dadri district today, police said. The accident occurred on Delhi-Haryana road when the driver lost control over the vehicle, a police official at police station,

In the villages of Punjab and Haryana, the day of Vaisakhi is full of colors and vibrancy. High point of Vaisakhi celebrations in villages is the performance of traditional folk dance bhangra and gidda by men and women respectively. COMMENTSSikhs celebrate this very important day of their religion with joy and devotion. They take an early bath, wear new clothes and visit the neighborhood gurdwara to participate in the special prayer meet marked for the day. After a special ardas of kirtans and discourses kada prasad is distributed amongst all present. Later, people sit in rows to relish the langar and served by kar sevaks or volunteers. Major celebrations of Vaisakhi are organized at Golden Temple, Amritsar. Most Sikhs strive to visit Golden Temple on the occasion.
Happy Baisakhi 2018: History and celebration in India

Baisakhi or Vaisakhi Festival is celebrated as the Sikh New Year and the founding of the Khalsa Panth. History of Baisakhi traces its origin from the Baisakhi Day celebrations of 1699 organized by the Tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh to form Khalsa – Brotherhood of Saint Soldiers to fight against tyranny and oppression. It is

National level player slaps cop over harassment on Friday

National level player slaps cop over harassment on Friday . A girl in Rohtak district of Haryana on Friday evening repeatedly slapped a traffic police personnel after he asked for friendship and her number during a ride in a shared auto, police said. The national level karate player, who is a gold medalist, was returning

Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion in Haryana
Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion in Haryana

Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion in Haryana. A woman from Haryana has alleged that her husband forced her to convert to Islam. She has accused her husband of threatening her with ‘talaq’ (divorce) if she does not convert to Islam. Speaking to ANI, she also alleged that when she lodged a complaint against

Municipal Corporation Gurgaon serves notice to shut illegal meat shops

Municipal Corporation Gurgaon serves notice to shut illegal meat shops. Here comes a bad news for meat lovers in Gurugram, the Municipal Corporation Gurgaon has served a notice to shut down illegal meat shops in Narsinghpur, Mohammedpur Jhandsa, Khandsa, Sector 46 and Sector-39 among other areas, within two days.The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram have served