In yet another instance of crime against women in Haryana,a director of a coaching centre has been arrested on charges of molesting a student and attacking the husband of his colleague. The accused and another Jhajjar resident have been running a residential coaching centre for students aspiring for admission in Sainik Schools. Police sources said that the accused allegedly tried to coerce a 10-year old girl to sleep in a room on Sunday night,after which the student divulged the matter to the institutes co-director. Angry,the accused allegedly tried to manhandle the woman and also threatened to kill her husband. He was produced in a Kosli court on Thursday and remanded in 14-day judicial custody.
Officer exposed land scam,transferred
Chandigarh: Senior IAS officer of Haryana cadre,Ashok Khemka,was transferred on Thursday from the post of Director General,Consolidation of Holdings,Land Records,Special Collector (Headquarters) and Special Land Acquisition. Khemka had highlighted alleged political-bureaucratic nexus in transfer of gram panchayat land in Gurgaon and other areas.
Uncle held for honour killing
Chandigarh: In a suspected case of honour killing in Panipat,a teenager was allegedly strangled by her maternal uncle,Ramesh,on Wednesday. The police said that Ramesh has confessed that he killed the girl because she was misbehaving with her elders and not obeying their orders. The victim was allegedly in a relationship with a boy,said police.
SC,BC exempted from exam fee
Chandigarh: No examination fee will be charged from SC and Backward Class students studying in Classes I to XII in government schools of Haryana.
Aadhar cards to all by March 2013: Hooda
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda,while inaugurating the student scholarship payments through Aadhaar-enabled payment system,said all residents will be provided Aadhar cards by March 2013.
BTech after class X in Punjab
Chandigarh: The Punjab government has started a six-year BTech course for matriculates belonging to rural areas,so that they can attain engineering education at a nominal fee.
Appoint CVOs by Oct 17: Vigilance dept
Chandigarh: The Vigilance Department has asked all financial commissioners,principal secretaries and administrative secretaries to appoint CVOs in their respective departmentsby October 17.