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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Sukhbir Siwach


‘Higher education will collapse’: Management body tells Haryana education minister
Sun, Jul 12, 2020

Proposal to pull staff of aided colleges to adjust them in government colleges

Struggling to teach govt school students online, Haryana banks on TV lessons, three-tier monitoring system
Sun, Jul 12, 2020

Only 3 per cent govt school kids have access to computer with internet, unlock has led to parents taking mobile phones to work

Six Haryana DCs ban ‘social media news platforms’, activists call it ‘undeclared emergency’
Sat, Jul 11, 2020

All the social media news platforms based on WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Telegram, YouTube, Instagram, Public App and LinkedIn come under the ban ordered by the DCs of Sonipat, Kaithal, Charkhi Dadri, Karnal, Narnaul and Bhiwani.

From sentinel of skies to dhaba decoration, a MIG-21 finds new home
Thu, Jul 09, 2020

The decommissioned aircraft retain the complete body, but the engine is removed. According to Sodhi, the aircraft was purchased during an auction held in Pathankot in Punjab.

Pvt jobs quota in Haryana: Despite AG backing ordinance, Law Secy told Khattar govt it may not withstand legal scrutiny
Wed, Jul 08, 2020

The Law Secretary is the top-most legal officer of the state government, and normally, a sessions judge-level judicial officer is appointed to the assignment. The AG is a Cabinet-rank holding government functionary.

Haryana now collects nearly 80% of its samples through Covid kiosks: Officials
Tue, Jul 07, 2020

The officials believe that the initiative will also encourage people who suspect they have contracted the Covid-19, but were not going to hospital fearing infection, to get tested. 

Bright side of lockdown: Haryana sees 3-fold jump in NREGA employment
Sun, Jul 05, 2020

According to official figures, as many as 3.39 lakh labourer families got employment in different projects like the construction of water ponds or ground levelling in April, May and June this year while this number was 1.15 lakh for the same period in 2019.

Haryana plans exclusive Covid emergency wings at govt hospitals
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

The health officers in Haryana observed that because of fear of getting infected by coronavirus, the patients suffering from other diseases try to avoid visiting the hospitals.

Krishan Pal Gurjar set to be next Haryana BJP chief
Tue, Jun 30, 2020

For the past few months, several state leaders were making efforts to get the opportunity to lead the party in Haryana where the BJP has again returned to the power in the polls held in October 2019.

Locust swarm enters Haryana, state says one-third killed in night ops
Sat, Jun 27, 2020

Meanwhile, the Union Agriculture Ministry said ground control teams are constantly tracking swarms and will undertake major control operations once locusts settle down. The control operations are underway in Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Haryana: One in every 10 samples tested positive in last seven days, 10 deaths reported today
Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Maximum samples belong to the contacts of corona patients, frontline warriors, including policemen and health workers, milkmen, delivery boys, arhtiyas (commission agents) and shopkeepers of the vulnerable mandis.

Capping Covid treatment cost at pvt hospitals: Haryana order likely today
Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij told The Indian Express Wednesday that they would fix the upper limit of charges for treatment of Covid patients in private hospitals.

I-T refuses 100% tax rebate on donations to Haryana Corona Relief Fund
Tue, Jun 23, 2020

Sources said around Rs 250 crore has been donated to the Haryana Corona Relief Fund, Rs 106 crore of which has been spent on relief-related tasks till now.

Pvt schools see red as govt clears roadblock for students to migrate to state-run schools
Fri, Jun 19, 2020

This has prompted the Haryana government to order the private schools not to create hurdles in the way of such students who are keen for migration from private to state-run schools.

Explained: How the INLD is trying to chart a revival path in Haryana politics
Thu, Jun 18, 2020

In the past over six months, the INLD has been trying to work on a revival story by wooing into the party fold several local politicians.

Revive Bhuna sugar mill, we are ready to leave paddy: Farmers tell Haryana govt
Sat, Jun 13, 2020

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar however said that sugar mills are facing losses because of low prices of sugar in comparison to input cost. He said that they would make Bhuna sugar mill operational if the farmers are ready to face losses and benefits.

Haryana Corona Relief Fund: More net gain if govt keeps donations in state treasury instead of banks: Khemka
Fri, Jun 12, 2020

Till now, the Haryana Corona Relief Fund has received a little over Rs 246 crore, while Rs 96 crore has been spent on relief work.

Twice postponed, Haryana Board 10th results now after science exam
Tue, Jun 09, 2020

Haryana Board had decided to announce the results on May 25 which was then postponed till June 8. On late evening June 7, result was again postponed to be declared in July.

After paddy norms row, 38k farmers ‘volunteer’ to sow alternative crops in over 1L acres
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

But govt initiative gets lukewarm response in paddy rich blocks with depleting water table.

Haryana: Photo journalist informs cops about stone pelting, is arrested ‘for creating nuisance’, ‘spreading dangerous disease’
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

A government equiry conducted later has found that the journalist indeed had informed the police about the stone pelting and the FIR against him was “not appropriate”. The inquiry conducted by IAS officer Uttam Singh has pointed that the policeman, who is complainant in the case, was not even authorized to lodge a complaint under Disaster Management Act.