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75% Pvt Job Reservation Law To Be Effective From May 1: Haryana Dy-CM

The reservation law providing 75% employment quota in private sector to Haryana natives will become effective from May 1, informed Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala on April 2. Chautala said three out of four job vacancies, in new or operational industries, will be for Haryana domiciles. However, he also assured that the government will be open to suggestions for amendment in the law. Notably, posts requiring technical skills are under exception.… read-more

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 07:19 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Haryana, deputy cm, Dushyant Chuatala, Private Sector, Reservation

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Haryana Assembly To Debate Over Revised Sports University Bill, 2021

The Haryana Assembly on March 18 addressed the revised edition of Sports University Bill, 2021 in-order to establish a cutting-edge sports varsity. Earlier, on March 8 the Assembly withdrew the bill after Sports Minister Sandeep Singh informed that the state wishes to re-evaluate it considering the Centre's instruction. Reportedly, Singh had already announced that the legendary cricketer Kapil Dev would be the first chancellor of the Haryana… read-more

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 04:45 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Haryana, Assembly, Sports University Bill, Centre, Sandeep Singh, kapil dev

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Manohar Lal Khattar

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Haryana Brings Bill To Recover Public Property Damages From Rioteers

The Haryana government instigated the ‘Haryana Recovery of Damages to Property' during Disturbance to Public Order Bill, 2021. Tabled by Minister Anil Vij, the bill furnishes to recover damage costs of properties destroyed by the rioters. While opposition walked out of the house, Congress member RS Kadian questioned the time and situation to introduce the bill expressing concerns over the wrong message it could give to farmer's protests. MLA… read-more

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 06:55 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, Indian National Congress, farmer protest

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Jharkhand Cabinet Approves 75% Private Job Quota For Locals

Hemant Soren-led Jharkhand government on March 12 approved an employment policy to reserve 75% private sector jobs, up to a salary of Rs 30,000, for locals. However, few modalities are likely to be announced on March 17. Notably, Jharkhand will become the second state to have announced such policy after Haryana. As per a minister, the local employment policy will be based on the definition of "Jharkhandi" that will be devised by a 3-member… read-more

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 01:25 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Jharkhand, Hemant Soren, Haryana, Employment Policy

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar presenting budget.

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Haryana Govt Schools To Provide Free Education From Classes 9-12

Under Rs 1.55 lakh crore budget presented on March 12, Haryana Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced free education for classes 9 to 12 in government schools. For 2021-22, Khattar allocated Rs 18,410 crore for education, 17.8% higher than 2020. Reportedly, the government will make Special Education Zones (SEZ) for underprivileged students and promote technology-based learning. Besides, the construction of new… read-more

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 05:02 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, Budget Presentation, free education, Special Education Zones

Courtesy: The Tribune

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Punjab And Haryana HC Asks To Make Safe Houses For Runaway Couples

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Punjab, Haryana and UT of Chandigarh to set up safe houses in each districts to provide shelter for runaway couples. The court also ordered the Legal Services Authorities of the states and UT concerned to set up 24x7 helpdesks along with a website for grievance redressal of couples. As per sources, large number of petitions from runaway and live-in couples tempted the court to give the directions… read-more

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 01:25 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, High Court, Runaway Couple

Courtesy: The Tribune

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Milk At Rs 100/Litre In Haryana As Protest Against Rising Fuel Prices

As a protest against rising fuel prices and farm laws, the Khap Panchayats in Haryana increased the milk prices to Rs 100 per litre. "We have decided to give milk at Rs 100/litre. We urge dairy farmers to sell milk at the same price to government cooperative societies," said a Panchayat spokesperson. However, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had earlier clarified that the prices have soared due to low production internationally.

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 01:45 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Chandigarh, Haryana, Hisar, Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, Fuel Price Hike

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Reliance Jio's Subscriber base Shrinks In Punjab, Haryana Amid Farm Protest

Amid the ongoing farmers' protest, Reliance Jio has recorded a dip in its wireless subscriber base in Punjab and Haryana in December 2020. While the numbers in Punjab fell from 1.40 crore (November) to 1.25 crore (December 2020), it plummeted from 94.48 lakh to 89.07 lakh in Haryana. Earlier, Jio had claimed that its subscriber base witnessed a downfall due to factors like COVID-19, conspiracies by its competitors and vandalism of telecom… read-more

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 12:45 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Punjab, Haryana, Reliance Industries, Jio, Airtel, Vodafone

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Rohtak Woman Escapes Death After Coming Under Moving Goods Train

Having a close encounter with death, a woman in Haryana's Rohtak came back alive after being caught under a moving train. Reportedly, the goods train was standing motionless when the woman tried crossing the railway track from below the train. However, before the woman could cross the track, the train started moving on receiving the signal. Luckily, the woman immediately laid on the ground and remained motionless until the train passed to… read-more

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 12:25 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Rohtak, Haryana, trending, Viral, Goods Train

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Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh.

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Yuvraj Singh Booked Over 'Casteist Remark' During Instagram Live

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh was named into an FIR for his alleged 'casteist remark' during an Instagram live session with Rohit Sharma in 2020. A Hisar-based advocate alleged that Yuvraj's comments on cricketers Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav was offensive towards the Dalit community. However, Yuvraj had apologized earlier for his words saying he never believed in disparity. Reportedly, mentioning Chahal’s TikTok videos, Yuvraj had called him… read-more

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 10:39 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Cricketer, Yuvraj Singh, Hisar, Haryana, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep yadav

Courtesy: Times Now