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Gender ratio improves, but old mindset persists

Gender ratio improves, but old mindset persists

17 Aug 2019 | 9:37 AM

The gender ratio in Karnal district has been constantly improving every year but the mindset of people is still of the medieval age, as some of them do not prefer daughters.

Illegal telecom towers aplenty in Rewari

Illegal telecom towers aplenty in Rewari

17 Aug 2019 | 9:37 AM

Around 44 per cent telecommunication towers in Rewari city have been installed illegally without obtaining the approval of the Rewari Municipal Council.

Littered Yamunanagar waste plant a health hazard

Littered Yamunanagar waste plant a health hazard

17 Aug 2019 | 9:37 AM

Several thousand tonnes of garbage accumulated on an eight-acre dumpsite and on the premises of the solid waste management plant at Kail village in Yamunanagar district has become a major health hazard.

Political heat over tardy garbage lifting

Political heat over tardy garbage lifting

17 Aug 2019 | 9:37 AM

Lifting and door-to-door collection of garbage in Panipat city by JBM Environment Management Private Limited has become a political issue.

Lt Praveen led Ghataks to capture 17,500-ft feature without casualty

Lt Praveen led Ghataks to capture 17,500-ft feature without casualty

17 Aug 2019 | 9:37 AM

Lieutenant (now Colonel) Praveen Kumar Barak, a fourth generation soldier, belongs to an illustrious military family of Baland village in Rohtak district.

Ambala admn to motivate residents to adopt stray cattle

Ambala admn to motivate residents to adopt stray cattle

17 Aug 2019 | 9:37 AM

The Ambala district administration has planned to motivate locals to adopt stray cattle.

Gurugram needs to be aged-friendly

Gurugram needs to be aged-friendly

17 Aug 2019 | 9:37 AM

The recent murder of a septuagenarian in DLF phase 1 in Gurugram city by a labourer employed by her for house renovation has rattled senior citizens.

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Drug epidemic waiting to finish Gen Next in Himachal Pradesh

Drug epidemic waiting to finish Gen Next in Himachal Pradesh

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

Drug addiction among the youth has assumed alarming proportions in the state due to the easy availability of all kinds of drugs and relative economic prosperity. Experts have underscored the need to launch a multipronged onslaught on drug mafias and start drug de-addiction centres to treat and counsel victims.

No check, private drug de-addiction centres mushroom in state

No check, private drug de-addiction centres mushroom in state

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

The first floor of a nondescript building, located just 500 m away from the Una mini-secretariat, serves as a drug de-addiction centre. An XUV has been parked outside and shops at the ground floor are shut. An iron gate on the stairs to the first floor is locked from inside.

They understand the villages betterVIGNETTES

They understand the villages better

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

We understand the villages better — is the slogan of the Institute of Integrated Rural Development (IIRD) at Shanaan village, 10 km from Shimla. IIRD is a non-profit Section 25 company established in 2004. It has covered 15 years of journey gallantly under the effective and able guidance of Dr LC Sharma, managing director.

Kullu-Manali tourism industry on edge

Kullu-Manali tourism industry on edge

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

Hoteliers and other people associated with the tourism industry want better road infrastructure and traffic management in Kullu district. Owing to the pathetic condition of roads and poor traffic management, the tourism industry of Kullu-Manali is suffering.

Names removed from BPL list, villagers fume

Names removed from BPL list, villagers fume

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

As many as 68 panchayats have been declared BPL-free in Kangra district. Hundreds of families that were earlier getting below the poverty line (BPL) benefits under various Central government schemes are set to lose these benefits.

Amrita Sher-Gil and ‘The Holme’JOTTINGS FROM HIMACHAL

Amrita Sher-Gil and ‘The Holme’

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

Amrita Sher-Gil was to overhaul Indian art through the first half of the 20th century. Her works have been declared ‘National Treasures’ by the Government of India and a corpus of her paintings is housed in the National Gallery of Art, New Delhi.

Sonia’s back, so is Cong moraleBEYOND THE NEWS

Sonia’s back, so is Cong morale

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

Sonia Gandhi’s decision to accept the post of the interim president of the Congress may help in boosting the sagging morale of the Congressmen in the country, besides enabling them in absorbing the rude shock of humiliating defeat and even decimation in some states during the parliamentary elections in May 2019.

Major Thakur Prithi Chand — The fearless Dogra from LahaulKNOW YOUR HEROES

Major Thakur Prithi Chand — The fearless Dogra from Lahaul

17 Aug 2019 | 7:35 AM

A scion of the ruling family of Lahaul, Prithi Chand was born on January 1, 1911, in Rangri, a small principality tucked into the Himalayas to the north of Kullu and Manali bordering Ladakh. Rangri is now part of present day Himachal Pradesh. Prithi Chand was a second generation soldier.

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