Lack of skilled labour, GST affect handloom industry
Skilled labour GST handloom industry


HIGHLIGHTS  Suffered setback of declining business and skilled labour  GST emerged as big factor for declining business as about 30-40 small-scale industries vanished and labour disappeared  Annual turnover came down by 30 per cent in the city RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Panipat Panipat has been known for its handloom industry across the world

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Dera Chief A Day after Dera Verdict: Unflinching Faith, Stony Silence

Faith shaken but many still revere ‘pita ji’ RAJAY DEEP Bathinda It was a second major jolt to Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh who was already serving 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment in a rape case, yet Nirmal Singh ‘Insaan’ of Budhalda said that Dera followers were sentimentally attached with ‘Guru ji’ (Ram

Ram Rahim CBI court panchkula jail death sentence Justice to slain Journalist family after 17 years: Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment with three other convicts in murder case

HomeNewsBreaking  Four convicts to produce in CBI court with Ram Rahim via video conferencing in journalist murder case Nidhi Bhanot/Ravinder Singh Malik Ludhiana/Panchkula Justice to slain Journalist family after 17 years: Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment with three other convicts in murder case. In journalist murder case on Ram Rahim  hearing was carried out via video conferring

Swine flu Punjab Haryana cases Swine flu gives shivers to Punjab and Haryana: Sudden spurt in cases

Swine flu no more a seasonal infection, say doctors RAVINDER SINGH MALIK/ WAMIL VASHIST Chandigarh Swine flu, believed to have crept its way during the summer of 2009 engulfing umpteen numbers of victims globally, is no more a seasonal virus infected influenza. Doctors say the bolstering of the virulence (severity in medical terms) of this

8 lacs doctors across the country to go on day fast on Monday Haryana: 179 doctors quit job, govt orders probe

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Haryana: 179 doctors quit job, govt orders probe. A total of 179 doctors have resigned from job due to various reasons in state which a matter of serious concern, people are facing lack of medical facilities. Along with this some doctors are yet to submit the required formalities.It has also created

OPD holiday Haryana
OPD’s to remain open on holidays in Haryana

STATE HAS WITNESSED 6 SWINE FLU DEATHS IN LAST TEN DAYS. WHICH HAS AWAKEN THE GOVERNMENT SLEEPING FOR A LONG TIME RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Despite the government’s claim of proper arrangement to deal with swine flu, state has witnessed 6 swine flu deaths in last ten days. Which has awaken the government sleeping for a long time. One of the sources said that government showed laziness to aware people

AAP workers detained in Haryana for calling Khattar 'CM of Punjabis'
AAP workers detained in Haryana for calling Khattar ‘CM of Punjabis’

AAP workers detained in Haryana for calling Khattar ‘CM of Punjabis’. About 70 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers were allegedly detained in Haryana late on Friday night for calling Manohar Lal Khattar “a Chief Minister of Punjabis”, the party claimed on Saturday.The AAP claimed the workers were detained allegedly for their Facebook posts claiming the

7 killed, 4 injured in accident due to heavy fog in Haryana
7 killed, 4 injured in accident due to heavy fog in Haryana

Ambala (Har):Seven people were killed and four injured when a vehicle rammed into two SUVs due to heavy fog on the Ambala-Chandigarh national highway on Saturday, police said.”Two cars coming from Chandigarh were hit by another vehicle. The accident took place as heavy fog limited visibility. The injured people have been hospitalised,” they said.The deceased

KU rusticate ABVP ragging president
Kurukshetra University rusticates ABVP president for ragging

Kurukshetra University (KU) campus president of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), Sumit Rana, and another student have been rusticated on the charges of ragging. The KU proctor, Prof RK Deswal, said on Thursday that Rana, a first-year MA sociology student, and Nitin Sharma, a first-year Institute of Law student, were rusticated on December 11 and

High Court : Helmets for Sikh girls: May be, may not be

It was in July this year when the Punjab and Haryana High Court asked the UT Administration to make the helmets mandatory for the women riding two wheelers Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh The Chandigarh Administration on Monday issued notification making it optional for Sikh women to wear protective head gear while driving or riding pillion on a two wheeler on city roads. The

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

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 chief, 3 others awarded life term for killing editor of "Poora Sach" newspaper
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

Petrol, diesel prices continue to fall on Sunday
North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor

Narinder Jagga North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor. The five states of North region Punjab, Haryana, UP, Himachal , Delhi and UT Chandigarh have agreed to bring the similarity on rates of VAT on Petrol, diesel , liquor and other items. It was decided to constitute a committee of officers of

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

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

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

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

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