Farmers’ body divided, wants decision to be put to vote

A multi-model logistics hub over 1,100 acres entailing an infrastructure cost of nearly Rs 3,000 crore and an industrial estate to boost investment, income and employment, besides a fortnight’s freight journey shrinking to 20 hours once the Delhi-Mumbai freight corridor is operational -- that is the roadmap for the miraculous transformation of Rewari-Mahendergarh which will impact three-fourths of Haryana.

Two deaths, 710 cases and still counting - dengue count is getting bigger in Haryana. Hospitals all over the state are flooded with patients reporting with fever.

Demanding a copy of the report of the one-man Justice Iqbal Singh inquiry commission submitted to the Haryana Government on the Rewari violence over land acquisition in July last year, the Bhoomi A

Cabinet gives nod to new policy. A 500 sq ft flat worth Rs 20 lakh on cards

Owning a flat may seem a far-fetched idea to the common man but Haryana’s ‘Affordable Policy 2013’ is set to change all that. With the Cabinet giving its nod to a policy for mass availability of dwelling units at rates that are easier on the common man’s pocket, a 500 sq ft flat will now cost Rs 20 lakh in the high potential towns of the state.

70% adolescents in state anaemic in the absence of iron supplementation

Undeterred by the resistance to administration of iron and folic acid tablets to students of government schools in Haryana, the Union Health Ministry, committed to pushing its anti-anaemia agenda, is all set to roll out a National Iron+ Initiative to cover women of all age groups.

Disinterest of Haryana in the girl child is very pronounced and the Census data, released today, vouches for its ‘notoriety’. The child sex ratio in the age group of 0-6 years has been pegged at 834 girls for 1,000 boys in the state, the lowest in the country despite an increase over the last Census. Haryana is followed by Punjab (846) and Jammu and Kashmir (862) in this category.

Though the sex ratio in the 0 to 6 years category in 2011 has shown an improvement over the 2001 data, going up from 819 to 834, it is a way below compared to that of the country with a sex-ratio of 919 girls for 1,000 boys. In rural areas, it has increased to 835 from 823 and in urban from 808 to 832.