No dearth of funds in tourism promotion


DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Haryana would be taken to top level in terms of tourism and for this, there would be no dearth of funds. The Madhogarh Fort in South Haryana would be renovated and developed as world class tourist spot. For this purpose, first instalment of Rs 30 crore has already been approved. The Madhogarh

Haryana: CEO approves new party of Dushyant Chautala

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has granted on line approval to new party floated by Dushyant Chautala. After the split in Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), Dushyant and his father Ajay had decided to float a new party at Jind rally on November 17. The sources said that the name of the party probably would be Jan Nayak Janta Party. Dushyant and his supporters are also weighing more options

Haryana Inter caste weddings Haryana: Inter-caste weddings witness upward trend in state

RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Era of honour killings seems to be phasing out in Haryana, which witnessed 350 such killings during the past four years, with young boys and girls preferring inter-caste marriages, though slowly. As many as 635 persons _ both male and female _ of general category got them married in 2018.Upper and lower caste is no issue and the number of inter-caste marriages has gone up. Though,

Haryana beat Manipur to win junior football national championship

Junior football national championship: After a gruelling contest, it was Haryana who came through as the champions of the 2018-19 BC Roy Junior National Championships (Tier II), beating Manipur by a slender 1-0 margin in the final at Railways Ground, Rajkot on Wednesday. Despite being one of the lesser fancied team in the tournament in

controversy virat Kohli fans Mired in the controversy, cricketer Virat Kohli tells fans to keep it light

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has come out in his defense, urging his fans to keep it light, a day after the controversial video went viral in which he lambasted a fan to go abroad for not supporting the Indian team. Mired in controversy, Kohli tells fans to keep it light. Kohli faced reprisal from fans and cricketers over his

MeToo PSWC rules
To encourage ‘MeToo’ PSWC sets new rules

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh To encourage ‘MeToo’ campaign, the Punjab State Women Commission (PSWC) has framed a set of new rules and regulations for  workplaces such as the office of the Chief Minister, ministers, civil, police and private offices across the Punjab. Male boss will able to call woman employees only in the presence of minimum one woman for the entire duration of the

Lucknow: Case filed against Haryanvi dancer Sapna Chaudhary

Lucknow: Case filed against Sapna Chaudhary. A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against Haryanvi dancer Sapna Chaudhary after she failed to appear at an event in Lucknow last night. Along with Chaudhary, a case has been registered against five organisers of the event at Ashiana police station in Lucknow.Chaudhary was supposed to perform

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim granted bail in castration case
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim granted bail in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim granted bail in castration case.  Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been granted bail by the Panchkula Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in the castration case. The Dera Chief, however, will remain in jail as he is serving a 20-year jail term after being convicted in rape cases. The CBI

Acid attack injures woman in Haryana’s Ambala city

Acid attack injures woman in Haryana’s Ambala city. A woman in Haryana’s Ambala city on Thursday got badly injured after two bike-borne men threw acid on her. The complete incident was caught on a CCTV camera installed in front of the road where the gruesome incident took place . The 31-yr-old lady was walking on

Know the interesting Journey to the Mount Everest base camp

Challenges are eternal in life and so as adventure. Some decisions can create perilous situations but one has to execute and be persistent for life time experiences. Here comes our journey to Mount Everest Base Camp, Nepal in June 2018. For a couple of people its not less than summit to the world’s highest peak and same was with

Haryana: FIR against two for raping woman constable

Haryana: FIR against two for raping woman constable. An FIR has been registered against two persons after a woman constable with Haryana police accused them of raping, blackmailing and thrashing her. The head constable has alleged that the two accused have been raping her since June 2014. An FIR has also been registered against three other people for blackmailing

New Cars Costlier Insurance Sep
SHARE New Cars To Get Costlier; Three-Year Third-Party Insurance Mandatory From 1 September

Purchasing a new car will get slightly costlier from 1 September 2018, as all new cars sold in India will now come with a mandatory three-year third-party insurance. Until now, the standard one-year third-party insurance was renewed every year with either the comprehensive and zero-dep insurance, or independently. Third-party insurance covers any damage inflicted on others

Panchkula CBI court rejects Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim's bail plea
Panchkula CBI court rejects Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim’s bail plea

Panchkula CBI court rejects Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim’s bail plea. The Panchkula Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim. Ram Rahim was sentenced to 20 years jail-term in 2017, after being convicted for raping two women in 2002.The rape case was registered by the CBI in

GATE 2019 preparation
How to Prepare for GATE 2019 in 4 Months?

With the exam season around the corner, it is time to gear up for yet another national level exam of prominent importance; Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019. Since the exam will be conducted in February, therefore it is important to accelerate your preparations so as to ace this exam for secured admissions as

Northern States to set up common secretariat to tackle drug menace

Northern States to set up common secretariat to tackle drug menace. The Chief Ministers of the Northern States on Monday unanimously decided to set up a common secretariat in Punchkula to tackle the issue of drug menace in their respective states. The announcement was made by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar after a meeting along with the Punjab Chief Minister

Railway Recruitment Board 
Vajpayee’s death: Railway exams to be held as scheduled

The Indian Railways has announced that the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exams scheduled for Friday for the post of assistant loco pilots and technicians will go ahead as per schedule across India except for flood-hit Kerala.  The announcement came after a half-day holiday was declared for all central government departments on Friday in the wake of former prime minister Atal

Haryana: 18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak
18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak

18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak. An 18-year-old girl and a policeman escorting her were shot dead by three unidentified bike-borne assailants in a suspected case of honour killing in Haryana‘s Rohtak on Wednesday. The incident took place after the girl, escorted by Sub-Inspector Narender Kumar and a woman police constable, had appeared before the Rohtak court for a

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water
Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water. The water level of Yamuna river in the national capital is expected to rise further as 21,006 Cusec of water has been released from the Hathani Kund Barrage on Tuesday night. The water was released by Haryana at 10 pm. The water level in Yamuna river in

23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019 in Qatar

Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019. The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Qatar’s capital city of Doha, from April 19 to April 24, 2019. The biennial continental event which is usually held in July-August has been preponed by the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) due to the intensely hot and

Haryana Govt grants Rs 8-lakh to Alwar lynching victim’s kin

Haryana Govt grants Rs 8-lakh to Alwar lynching victim’s kin. The Haryana Government has granted a sum of Rs 8 lakh to the kin of Rakbar Khan who died in the Alwar lynching case. Rakbar was a native of Kolgaon village in Rajasthan. Two cheques have been given of Rs 5 lakh and 3 lakh