A major hurdle in the way of setting up of a nuclear power plant at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad is over as the Environment Ministry has finally granted a conditional green clearance to the project.

Wants conservation reserve for blackbucks on NPCIL colony land

Member of Parliament, environmentalist and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi wants the upcoming nuclear power project at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad to be scrapped. She also wants the 185-odd acres acquired by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for its residential colony to be declared a conservation reserve for blackbucks inhabiting the area.

Despite being the number one state on several parameters, Haryana lags behind several other states when it comes to the infant mortality rate (IMR) and the maternal mortality rate (MMR).

Out of every 1,000 children born in Haryana, 42 die within a year of their birth while 162 out of 1 lakh mothers die during childbirth.

The cotton crop in Haryana is under the worst attack of whiteflies and Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCuV) this year.

Land for NPCIL colony is blackbuck habitat: Report

In a setback to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to expedite the setting up of its 4x700MW nuclear power project at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, has recommended that the 187 acres acquired for developing its residential colony at Badopal should be notifed as “Conservation Reserve” for blackbucks and the NPCIL should look for an alternative site for its colony.

Health authorities reduce dose of the drug to children falling sick

A day after over 800 schoolchildren were taken ill due to intake of iron and folic acid (IFA) tablets across the state, nearly 100 children fell ill in Sirsa and an equal number of children were taken ill in Fatehabad today.

Were given iron and folic acid tablets at Fatehabad school

Three years after Sirsa witnessed one of the worst floods, the authorities here seem ill-prepared to deal with any eventuality, even as the monsoon has started creating havoc in several parts of No