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Public outcry against ‘fleecing’ toll plazas

Public outcry against ‘fleecing’ toll plazas

19 Oct 2019 | 8:03 AM

FARIDABAD:As the entire nation gears up to implement National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC) from December 1, the residents of Haryana eagerly want the state government to also implement it and provide respite from toll plaza woes plaguing them for decades.

No homes for girls & special kids, Childline working impeded

No homes for girls & special kids, Childline working impeded

19 Oct 2019 | 8:03 AM

In Ambala district, the Childline unit has registered nearly 2,700 distress calls since 2011. Of the total, 1,036 complaints were related to missing children, 801 to protection from abuse including physical, sexual, emotional and corporal punishment, 22 to child marriage and 52 to shelter needs.

This village in Jhajjar is still without power

This village in Jhajjar is still without power

19 Oct 2019 | 8:03 AM

Several families belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) categories are compelled to live without electricity at Jahangirpur village in Jhajjar district for the past three years.

Solid waste outsourcing policy a failure

Solid waste outsourcing policy a failure

19 Oct 2019 | 8:03 AM

The Municipal Corporation Faridabad (MCF), which had outsourced solid waste management to a private concern for the first time two years ago, is perhaps feeling let down considering the success rate achieved so far.

Diwali an opportunity to express gratitudeSO ORDINARY

Diwali an opportunity to express gratitude

19 Oct 2019 | 8:03 AM

It’s that time of the year again — the season to clean up closets, almirahs, box beds or wherever else you had stored, wrap them and get them ready.

Ramesh Singh Tanwar — state’s youngest Shaurya Chakra awardeeKNOW YOUR HEROES

Ramesh Singh Tanwar — state’s youngest Shaurya Chakra awardee

19 Oct 2019 | 8:03 AM

Grenadier Ramesh Singh Tanwar, the only son of his parents, was born on January 5, 1971, at Khedi Talwana village in Mahendragarh district of Haryana.

NSS volunteers roped in to raise awareness, check stubble-burning

NSS volunteers roped in to raise awareness, check stubble-burning

19 Oct 2019 | 8:03 AM

With the problem of air pollution increasing due to burning crop residue, the Haryana Government has roped in 1.25 lakh NSS volunteers to raise awareness among farmers and check stubble burning in the state.

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Proposed Shivdham on forestland a big ‘no’

Proposed Shivdham on forestland a big ‘no’

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

Voices of dissent are being heard over a proposal of the state government to construct Shivdham, a temple, at Kangnidhar, which is a demarcated protected forest area, near Mandi town.

Season-defying peach from Sirmaur

Season-defying peach from Sirmaur

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

‘KATERU’ TREE:The commercial cultivation of peach in Himachal Pradesh was started by the British along with apple and pear etc in the late 19th century, but it still remained a minor fruit.

Illegal carriers bleed govt of revenue

Illegal carriers bleed govt of revenue

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

Contract carriage buses plying illegally from Dharamsala and other tourist stations to other parts of the state are eating into the revenue of the Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) and the state government.

Three Shimla tunnels only on paper

Three Shimla tunnels only on paper

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

Three tunnels were proposed in the capital city of Shimla to ease traffic congestion, cut travel distance and time for commuters, and facilitate fast vehicular movement on the Circular road and the Sanjauli-Dhalli road.

Ghazals flow from  ex-bureaucrat’s penVIGNETTES

Ghazals flow from ex-bureaucrat’s pen

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

I have received a number of books since ‘Himachal Tribune’ started publishing reviews written by me on poetic publications by Himachali writers.

Mobile phones as a social game-changer

Mobile phones as a social game-changer

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

Short films and documentaries are a powerful medium to convey your problems to the authorities and create an impact to trigger a change and mobile phones are portable, small, and cheap tools to start with.

Electronic surveillance to check crime in Kullu town

Electronic surveillance to check crime in Kullu town

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

An electronic surveillance system will play a crucial role in keeping tabs on miscreants round the clock in Kullu town in the coming days.

Bantony Castle to resonate with Shimla’s history, colonial link

Bantony Castle to resonate with Shimla’s history, colonial link

19 Oct 2019 | 8:54 AM

The restoration work of the iconic Town Hall building and Gaiety Theatre has been completed and it is now the turn of Bantony Castle to resonate with the history and colonial era fervour of Shimla.

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