Tag Archives: Haryana

Weather Warning Issued: Cold Wave Spell Hits HP, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP

With the eastward movement of the current Western Disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation lying over north Pakistan and neighbourhood, dry northwesterly cold winds at lower and middle levels will hit the plains of northwest India from 10th night to 13th January morning, said the Indian Met Department. “Under these circumstances, the prevailing minimum temperatures over plains of northwest ...

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Doctor cum ex-MLA arrested for sex determination tests

Former MLA of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), who is also a doctor, was caught for allegedly performing sex determination tests in Indri village of Kamal district in Haryana, reports said. On Sunday, the doctor namely Ashok Kashyap was arrested by the state police and food and drug and administration, after receiving many complaints. The Times of India reported that ...

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Haryana to introduce ‘Bhagwad Gita’ in schools this year

Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) The Haryana government will introduce the teaching of "Bhagwad Gita", a Hindu scripture, in school curriculum from the new academic session this year, said Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday. Khattar, who heads the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state, told media that the scripture will be introduced for school students across ...

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Swine flu round up: MP death toll rises to 102, HP Nil

MP: The death toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh has risen to 102 as of Sunday as the country braced up to more cases in neighbouring states as well. The state health department officials informed the number to a visiting central team to various states to access the situation following the outbreak of the contagious H1N1 viral disease. ...

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Health ministry reviews swine flu situation in country as it spreads to more states

With the swine flu scare reaching more states, the union health ministry has reviewed the swine flu situation in various states, including Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat recently. The meeting, chaired by additional secretary in the health ministry, A.K. Panda and attended by senior health officials of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Telangana, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and ...

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Swine flu claims 8 lives in Haryana; 47 cases confirmed

At least eight people have died due to swine flu in Haryana this month, health officials have informed. A health department spokesman said 47 cases of swine flu have been confirmed so far in the state and the patients were being treated in the isolation wards of various hospitals. These include eight from Faridabad, seven from Gurgaon and five from ...

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Yoga guru Ramdev to be Haryana’s brand ambassador to promote ayurveda

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has announced that yoga guru Ramdev will be the state’s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda. Health Minister Anil Vij, who met Ramdev at his ashram in Haridwar Thursday, said the state government had urged Ramdev to be brand ambassador for Haryana and he had agreed. Vij said that gymnasiums and yogshalas (yoga centres) would be ...

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Journey from Engineer Rampal to Godman, Takes New Turn to Court Now

After the high drama for days, controversial sect leader Rampal, who was known as the self-styled Godman, was arrested on Wednesday evening from his Satlok Ashram at Barwala in Haryana. Claiming himself a successor of Kabir (who is considered to be Supreme God), Rampal had questioned the belief of the Hindu trinity and held that people have been misled into ...

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Robert Vadra’s Angry Snap: Goa Congress Leader Apologises

A Congress leader from Goa has offered apologies on “behalf” of his party for Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra snapping at a TV reporter after being questioned over land deals. Congress organising secretary Durgadas Kamat said Sunday night that since no party leader has apologized for Vadra’s reaction to a TV reporter and ordering his Special Protection Group guards to ...

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Haryana Election: Likely Chief Ministerial Candidates of BJP

After the historic win in Haryana by securing a clear majority of its own for the first time, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not yet decided on the the chief ministerial candidate though it has shortlisted some leaders. The probable candidates said to be for the chief ministerial post in Haryana by the sources are state unit chief Rambilas Sharma, ...

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Election Results: BJP Leads in Haryana, Missing Majority in Maharashtra but Averse to Coalition with Shiv Sena

Early vote count on Sunday showed that Modi-led BJP is leading in both Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly election results and expressed its confidence to form government in both states, for the first time. “We will get the required majority” in the 288-member Maharashtra assembly, Bharatiya Janata Party leader and possible chief minister Devendra Fadnavis told the media. “We will form ...

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Haryana Breaks Record with High Voter Turnout in Assembly Poll

With heavy voter turnout in the assembly elections on Wednesday, Haryana touches a record of 75.90 per cent of the state’s 1.63 crore electorate exercising their franchise. The voting percentage is the highest ever in any assembly elections since Haryana became a state in 1966. The state’s Chief Electoral Officer Shrikant Walgad said, "This is the highest ever voting record ...

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Exit Polls Project BJP Set to Form Govt in Both Maharashtra, Haryana

Exit polls on Wednesday soon after the completion of assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra predicted absolute majority for the BJP, which could pave the way for the formation of government in both rich states. The exit polls, released after the voting was held in the two states, shows that the Congress is still getting battered in elections, while Shiv ...

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