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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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 Round-up: Agra reports 6 new cases, Rajasthan toll mounts to 73

The number of swine flu cases being reported in cities like Hyderabad, Agra, Jaipur and Gurgaon has been alarmingly high, while each state is reporting more deaths than expected. Taj Mahal city Agra on Thursday reported 6 suspected cases of swine flu, while the state of Uttar Pradesh reported more than 60 cases so far, sending warning signals to tourists ...

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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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