Anti-Smoking

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Haryana Govt To Launch Anti-Tobacco Drive In Colleges From Jan 26

CM Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government will start an anti-tobacco drive across all colleges and universities in the state from January 26. While painting anti-smoking slogans, the government would place volunteers near school displaying motivational messages. The recent orders ask every educational institution to place ‘Tobacco-free area’ sign outside the building and ‘Tobacco-Free Educational Institution’ within the premises. Earlier… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 07:46 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Haryana, Haryana CM, Monohar Lal Khatrar, Anti-Tobacco Drive, Privatisation, Cigarettes, Banned, colleges, Universities, Slogan

Courtesy: NDTV

Child Rape

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Haryana Police Arrests Man For Repeatedly Raping, Impregnating Daughter

The Hisar police of Haryana has arrested a man for allegedly raping his minor daughter for over seven years. The 17-year-old also accused her father for impregnating her several times and forcing for abortions. While he gave death threats to the children, he molested her another 11-year-old daughters as well. Reportedly, the police has booked the accused under various sections of the IPC and the POCSO Act and has started the interrogation.… read-more

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 06:04 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: rape, Haryana, Abortion, Molestation, Hisar, Haryana Police

Courtesy: Zee News

Congress Workers

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Haryana Police Detains Congress Leaders Marching Against Farm Laws

Haryana Police detained former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda and several other Congress leaders marching to extend their support to the farmers' protests on January 15. Observing the day as ‘Kisan Adhikar Diwas’, the protesting leaders marched towards the Raj Bhawan where they were stopped by placing barricades and using water cannons. Meanwhile, the hike in fuel prices was highlighted by the Congress leaders during the protest.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 07:56 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Haryana, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress Leaders, Detained

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Illustration of female fetus.

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Haryana Achieves Sex-Ratio Target Of 2020, Sets Bigger Target For 2021

Haryana has achieved its 2020’s target of sex-ratio at birth (SRB) despite COVID-19 challenges. Assisted by 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' programme, the state SRB for 2020 stood at 922 female births per 1000 males. While the 2014 figure recorded a SRB of 914, statistics of 2019 improved to record 923, decade highest for Haryana. Calling it an outstanding achievement, CM Manohar Lal Khattar has set a target of 935+ SRB for 2021.

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 12:08 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, Female Foeticide, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Haryana

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Haryana CM's Meeting At Karnal Called Off Due To Protesting Farmers

The meeting of Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar with the farmers in Karnal village was called off on January 10 after a clash between the state police and the farmers. Reportedly, farmers were raising slogans against BJP and were stopped using tear gas and water cannons by the state police. The meeting was a part of BJP's outreach program to raise awareness about the Centre's farm laws.

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 04:37 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana, Farmers Protest

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Mehtab Singh

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India's Legendary Olympian Boxer Capt Mehtab Singh Dies At 72

Former army officer and first Olympian boxer from Haryana's Bhiwani, Mehtab Singh passed away on January 5 at Manesar, Gurugram. The 72-year-old Arjuna awardee and 1974 Asian Games silver medalist also shined as national light-heavyweight champion from 1971-1976. He was enrolled for athletics at regimental level after joining the Army in 1966. Besides being the first Bhiwani boxer to represent India in Olympics (1972 Munich), Singh also… read-more

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 12:00 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Haryana, Bhiwani, Mehtab Singh, Munich Olympics, Boxing

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Government School

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Dadri Govt School Kids Forced To Study In Open Amidst Extreme Cold

Children from a government-run school in Haryana's Charkhi Dadri are strained to learn under the open sky due to a shortage of classrooms. The three-room building whose one room is occupied by the teachers and other two for library and lab registers 170 students of grades 6-12. Fearing the chilly weather, a student said after surviving COVID-19 this might turn dangerous someday. Reportedly, the school falls under constituency of Dy-CM… read-more

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Haryana, government schools, Charkhi Dadri, Dushyant Chautala, Naina Singh Chautala

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Poultry

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Minister Warns On Zoonotic Nature Of Bird Flu; No Deaths Reported

Animal Husbandry Minister Sanjeev Balyan on January 6 said the spreading bird flu could be transmitted to human however no such case has been reported in the country. Warning people about the non-preventive nature of flu, he informed the states had been asked to take preventive measures including timely sampling and safe disposal of dead avians. Moreover, he informed a central control room has been created at the department in Delhi.

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 04:56 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Animal Husbandry, Sanjeev Balyan, Bird Flu, Avian Influenza, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Student

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Haryana Govt To Distribute 8.20 Lakh Tabs Loaded With Study Materials

To enhance the study experience in the state-run schools, the Haryana government will distribute 8.20 lakh tablets to the students of grades 8-12. Pre-loaded with question banks, QR-coded NCERT content, Edusat videos and YouTube videos made by teachers, the tablets will also have content for competitive exams like NEET, NDA and JEE. Besides, the devices will enable students to give mock tests and previous year papers to help them compete… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Education news, Haryana, Free Tablets, School students, Manohar Lal Khattar

Courtesy: Times Now

Elections

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BJP Settles At Just One Seat In Haryana Mayoral Elections

In the recently conducted Haryana Municipal Elections, the BJP could manage to win only one mayoral seat out of the three contested. The BJP won only Panchkula seat while the Congress and Haryana Jan Chetna Party bagged Sonipat and Ambala seats respectively. The elections were held on December 27 and the Indian National Lok Dal had boycotted it as a symbol of protest against the state government's use of force on farmers.

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 11:00 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Haryana, Ambala, Panchkula, BJP, INC

Courtesy: Times Now