Haryana, Delhi govt in war of words over rising COVID-19 cases

Ambala, January 17 A word of words broke out between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij after the latter blamed the high COVID-19 infection rate in…

Hisar reports 262 Covid positive cases

Hisar, January 15 Hisar district reported the highest number of Covid cases in a single day today in the third wave as 262 persons tested positive for the virus. The…

IMD predicts cold wave conditions in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi in next 2 days

New Delhi, January 16 India Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted severe cold day conditions in the isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan…

Haryana Steelers go down 25-28 against Dabang Delhi KC

Bengaluru, January 16 Haryana Steelers fought their hearts out, but went down 25-28 against Dabang Delhi KC in Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 in Bengaluru on Saturday. The two sides…

Covid-19: Nodal officers to be appointed in each district of Haryana, will monitor hospitals

Chandigarh, January 15 Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij today said that two nodal officers would be appointed for each district of the state, out of which one would monitor the…

One IAS and One IPS transferred

Chandigarh, January 15 Haryana Government has issued posting and transfer orders of one IAS and one IPS officer with immediate effect.  P.K Das, Additional Chief Secretary, Financial Commissioner, Revenue and…

No section of society happy under BJP-JJP rule in Haryana: Bhupinder Hooda

Chandigarh, January 14 Former CM and Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said the Congress government made Haryana No. 1 in many parameters of development but the BJP-JJP government…

Security along Haryana border up in wake of Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections

Mansa, January 14 In the wake of the Vidhan Sabha elections, an inter-state meeting between senior police officials from Mansa and Sirsa district of Haryana was held to chalk out…

Security lapse at Haryana Education Minister’s house in Jagadhri, 18 cops suspended

Yamunanagar, January 14 Superintendent of Police, Yamunanagar, Kamaldeep Goyal, has taken a major action against 37 employees, including 18 policemen, three special police officers and 16 personnel of the Home…

Covid curbs in all Haryana districts now

Chandigarh, January 14 Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal today issued orders for including all districts for strict Covid restrictions meant earlier for Group A districts. As announced on January 10, the…

Uniform policy for promotion of public sector employees is being considered: Subhash Barala

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 13 The Bureau is considering a uniform policy for promotion of employees of all departments of Public Enterprises, so that all employees get equal…

Haryana Police nab 385 most-wanted criminals in 2021

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 13 In a massive state-wide crackdown on listed criminals, Haryana Police has arrested 385 most wanted offenders with a monetary reward totalling Rs 64.30…

Two IPS officers promoted

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 13 Haryana Government has promoted two IPS officers, Satender Kumar Gupta and Satheesh Balan, from the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police to…

52 National Youth Awardees from across the State will get employment in Sports Department: Chief Minister

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 13 Haryana Chief Minister,  Manohar Lal has announced that 52 National Youth Awardees will be given employment in the Sports Department on the occasion…

Haryana gives additional charge to HCS Amit

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 13 Haryana Government has given the additional charge of Joint Chief Executive Officer, Ayushman Bharat-Haryana Health Protection Authority, Panchkula, to Amit, HCS, Joint Director…

2 IPS officers promoted to IGP rank in Haryana

Chandigarh, January 12 Haryana Government has promoted two IPS officers, Satender Kumar Gupta and Satheesh Balan, from the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police to rank of Inspector General…

5,746 new Covid cases in 24 hrs in Haryana

Karnal, January 12 Haryana witnessed 5,746 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours, taking the active cases to 26,813. The positivity rate today was 13.89 per cent, while the…

Specialist cadre demand accepted by Haryana government

Chandigarh, January 12 Acceding to one of the key demands of doctors hinting strike, CM Manohar Lal Khattar today gave in-principle approval to the creation of specialist cadre post for…

Haryana: Two HPS Officers transferred

Chandigarh, January 12 Haryana Government has issued transfer and posting orders of two HPS officers with immediate effect. Rajnish Kumar, DSP, Barara, Ambala has been posted as DSP, Bilaspur, Yamunanagar.…

Daily-wagers again leave for hometowns fearing lockdown amid COVID curbs

Gurugram, January 11 With COVID-19 restrictions again in place in Haryana’s Gurugram as the number of infections rises, some daily-wage workers are once again struggling to make ends meet have…

2 HCS Officers transferred

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 11 The government of Haryana transferred two HCS officers with immediate effect. The officers who have been transferred are Sushil Kumar and Isha Kamboj.…

Haryana invokes ESMA, bans strike by health workers

Chandigarh, January 11 In view of the rising COVID-19 cases,Haryana Govt invoked Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) and imposed a ban on strike by health workers for six months. This was announced…

6 more members of infant trafficking gang nabbed in Gurugram

Gurugram, January 11 The Gurugram police have nabbed six more members of the infant trafficking gang and rescued a boy. Among the six accused, two are the father and mother…

Ambala MC: Nominated councillor Puja Chaudhary sworn in

Ambala, January 11 Puja Chaudhary was administered oath as the third nominated councillor of the Ambala Municipal Corporation on Monday. Puja, wife of Jannayak Janta Party state spokesman Vivek Chaudhary,…

Kurukshetra University emeritus professor Raguvendra Tanwar appointed ICHR chief

Kurukshetra, January 11 Dr Raguvendra Tanwar, professor Emeritus and former Registrar, Kurukshetra University, has been appointed chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi. Professor Som Nath…

25 Ambala doctors positive in 2 days

Ambala, January 11 As many as 25 doctors and 21 health workers have tested positive for Covid in Ambala over the past two days. Following this, the Health Department has…

Haryana: Rewari DC Jag Niwas gets additional charge

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 11 Haryana Government has given the additional charge of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Rewari-cum-District Citizen Resources Information Officer, Rewari to Jag Niwas, HCS, Additional Deputy…

Car rams into divider in Shahabad, 2 die

Kurukshetra, January 10 Two youths were killed and three suffered injuries when the car they were travelling in hit a divider on the Delhi-Ambala national highway in Shahabad on Sunday.…

Entrepreneurs who passed out from ITIs to be honoured by Haryana Government

Chandigarh, January 10 The Haryana Government today decided to felicitate the youth who have become entrepreneurs after passing ITI courses from government and private industrial training institutes (ITIs). The objective…

Applications for 980 posts of Medical Officers invited in Haryana

Chandigarh, January 10 Health Minister Anil Vij has said 980 Medical Officers (MO) (Haryana Civil Medical Services Group-A) would be recruited soon with an objective to ensure robust healthcare services…

Sonepat man fakes death to avoid jail sentence

Sonepat, January 10 A man who was involved in various criminal cases, including liquor smuggling etc in Uttarakhand, in connivance with his family members, reportedly posed himself as dead after…

Committee to map Covid patients in Rohtak

Rohtak, January 10 Amid surge, Rohtak Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) chairman Capt Manoj Kumar has constituted a committee to map Covid cases and subsequently set up macro and…

Gurnam Chaduni reaches kisan bhawan to attend meeting of Rajewal-led Sanyukt Samaj Morcha, alliance likely

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 9 BKU (Haryana) President Gurnam Singh Chaduni reached Kisan Bhawan to participate in the meeting of Sanyukt Samaj Morcha led by Balbir Singh Rajewal.…

3,748 fresh cases, 2 deaths in Haryana

Chandigarh, January 9 Covid cases today dipped by 5.5 per cent as 3,541 fresh cases were registered. On Friday, there were 3,748 new patients. No new Omicron cases were detected…

3 held for trafficking infants

Gurugram, January 9 As many as three members of an interstate gang allegedly involved in trafficking infants were arrested with the help of a taxi driver, the police informed on…

Haryana CM’s Flying Squad registered 242 cases

Chandigarh, January 8 Special teams of the Haryana Chief Minister’s Flying Squad conducted surprise raids on 554 places, registered 242 cases and arrested 340 persons across the state in 2021.…

Haryana CM demands President rule in Punjab

Chandigarh, January 8 Alleging security breach during PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Punjab on January 5, CM Manohar Lal Khattar today demanded the dismissal of the Charanjit Singh Channi government…

Haryana’s unemployment rate 6.1%, CM counters Congress

Chandigarh, January 8 Rubbishing the claims of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) of over 34 per cent unemployment rate in Haryana, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday…

Rain, thunderstorm to continue over Punjab, Haryana: IMD

New Delhi, January 8 Light to moderate rain/thunderstorm activity is likely to continue over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan till the next 24 hours, the IMD has said.

Haryana Board withdraws recognition to Sikkim’s Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 8 The recognition granted by Board of School Education, Bhiwani, Haryana to Secondary/Senior Secondary examinations conducted by ‘Board of Open Schooling and Skill Education,…

Rain, thunderstorm to continue over Punjab, Haryana: IMD

New Delhi, January 8 Light to moderate rain/thunderstorm activity is likely to continue over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan till the next 24 hours, the IMD has said. It said…

Man arrested with 3-kg opium in Karnal village

Karnal, January 7 A team of special staff, Karnal, arrested a man with 3-kg opium, near Kherisarafali village of the district. The police also seized a car from his possesion…

Cyber fraud gang busted in Haryana, 7 arrested

Gurugram, January 7 The Faridabad police busted an interstate gang with the arrest of seven persons, including the kingpin. The gang had duped 187 persons in 21 states. The miscreants…

Haryana leads in solar water pumps’ installation

Chandigarh, January 7 Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said the state had become a leader in the country as regard to the installation of solar water pumps for promoting micro-irrigation…

Omicron strain in 7 of 92 samples in Haryana

Rohtak, January 7 Seven of 92 Covid samples from Haryana have been found to contain the Omicron variant. The remaining 85 have the Delta variant. Sources said in the first…

CM Khattar holds yagna for Modi’s long life, demands dismissal of Channi govt

Panchkula, January 7 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday demanded the dismissal of the Charanjit Singh Channi government and imposition of President’s rule in Punjab. Khattar and Haryana…

Anganwari workers, helpers threaten ‘jail bharo’ in Haryana on Jan 12

Karnal, January 6 Amid surge in Covid cases and also issuance of strict guidelines to curtail Covid infection, thousands of anganwari workers and helpers today held a state-level protest rally…

Punjab, Haryana record above normal temperature despite heavy rain

Chandigarh, January 6 Heavy rain lashed several parts of Punjab and Haryana during the past 24 hours until Thursday morning. The minimum temperatures, however, hovered above normal limits in the…

Haryana orders closure of cinema halls, multiplexes in 6 more districts till January 12

Chandigarh, January 6 Amid the rising Covid cases in Haryana, authorities have ordered the closure of cinema halls, multiplexes and sports complexes in six more districts till January 12, according…

Partial lockdown imposed in Karnal district

Karnal, January 6 With a surge in Covid-19 cases, partial lockdown has been imposed in Karnal, which comes into effect from Thursday. Shops of non-essential products will be closed by…

Anil Vij suspends Shahabad SHO after surprise check

Kurukshetra, January 6 Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij today ordered the suspension of Shahabad SHO Prem Singh, Sub-Inspector Ramesh Kumar and Assistant Sub-Inspector Sudesh Kumar over alleged inaction on pending…

Teachers shift dharna from NH to roadside

Yamunanagar, January 5 After holding a meeting with the Haryana Education Minister, Kanwar Pal Gujjar, and senior officers of the Education Department in Chandigarh on Monday in connection with their…

Amid third Covid surge, Rohtak PGIMS faces staff crunch

Rohtak, January 5 The authorities at the Pt Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences (UHS) and Rohtak PGIMS have expressed concern over the shortage of doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians…

Air quality ‘very poor’ in Haryana; Gurugram most polluted

Faridabad, January 5 With the air quality index (AQI) dipping between 300 and 400, the air quality remained very poor in the entire NCR, making Faridabad and Gurugram one of…

Beautification of Karna Lake begins

Karnal, January 5 With the starting of the construction on the book café, the work on the beautification and redevelopment of the Karna Lake, which was built in 1974 in…

Haryana issues new guidelines for offices, caps attendance at 50%

Chandigarh, January 5 The state on Tuesday ordered fresh restrictions, including cap on attendance of employees, applicable to all government offices and departments. The physical attendance of government servants below…

8 more Omicron cases in Haryana; tally reaches 71

Chandigarh, January 4 Haryana reported eight cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus on Monday, pushing the tally of such infections to 71 in the state, according to a…

AAP files plaint against Om Prakash Dhankar, other Haryana BJP leaders

Panipat, January 4 The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today lodged a complaint with the Chandnibagh police against the BJP leaders, including state president Om Prakash Dhankar and district president Dr…

No entry for unvaccinated staff: Faridabad industry

Faridabad, January 4 Complying with the directions issued by the district authorities to curb the Covid spread, industrial associations said the entry of unvaccinated staff had been banned at the…

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij launches vaccine drive for 15-18 group

Chandigarh, January 4 Health Minister Anil Vij said even though the third Covid wave was definitely knocking at our door, no one should be fearful. “Instead its important to practise…

Haryana reports 577 fresh Covid cases, Gurugram alone sees 358

Chandigarh, January 3 Haryana reported no Covid-related death on Sunday, even though it added 577 new cases, with 358 of them from Gurugram, according to official figures. With these fresh…

Kurukshetra University closed for students from Jan 3 to 12

Kurukshetra, January 3 Following the state government’s guidelines to contain the spread of Covid-19, Kurukshetra University on Sunday issued a notification to keep the university closed for students from January…

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij not to address plaints in person

Ambala, January 3 Following a surge in Covid cases, Home Minister Anil Vij has decided not to redress the grievances of the public at his residence. The complainants can now…

Haryana state readies for imminent third Covid wave

Chandigarh, January 3 Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the state was working strenuously to deal with any situation that may arise due to the third wave of Covid. The…