Chandigarh The Haryana government has come out with an ambitious plan of R4,058.55 crore to increase the power generation in the state. The state government will construct 174 new sub-stations of different levels and will also augment capacity of 98 existing substations.

Forest, Irrigation Departments trade charges
When the Forest Department is busy celebrating Van Mahotsava for planting new saplings in the monsoon, hundreds of green trees especially are being felled under the nose of the authorities on 110-acre of land between Dhanur and Abutgarh villages in Sirsa.

While the move by Haryana to build a concrete wall to divert the Ghaggar waters towards Punjab has triggered an inter-state dispute, the two earthen dams on the course of water bodies at Chandpura near Mansa and Dabwali on the periphery of Bathinda district have also become a bone of contention between the two states.

Diversion of the water bodies at these places by Haryana has exposed more tha

GURGAON: The per capita availability of milk in Haryana has increased to 680 grams per day as compared to the national average of 258 grams.

Heat wave sweeps North India; temperatures soar at several places
Thunderstorms killed 16 people in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday even as heat and humidity continued to wear down people in North India where temperatures soared at several places while falling marginally in Delhi.

In the national Capital, where the mercury on Tuesday shot up to the season's highest of 44.1 degree Celsius, the maxim

Sirsa: Condemning one of the steepest hikes in the prices of petrol in recent years, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha held a demonstration and burnt effigies of the UPA government here today.

Activists of the BJP and the BJYM assembled at Subhash Chowk here in the morning and held a demonstration against the hike of Rs 5 per litre in the prices of petrol.


If Gujarat has the distinction of achieving a record 9.6 per cent growth in agriculture, Haryana has the unique feature of being the only state in the country which has issued soil health cards to its farmers and has soil fertility maps for its entire agriculture land in the state.

The soil fertility maps are available with the agriculture authorities up to the village level and these are globa

Irate farmers blocked the DabwaFarmers block highway over Bt cotton seedli national highway against the unavailability of Bt cotton seed at the authorised outlets of a reputed seed manufacturing company.

The farmers alleged that an artificial shortage of the seed was being created to sell it on the black market.

Encouraged by the overwhelming response to the Indo-Israel Centre for Excellence in Vegetables at Gharaunda near Karnal, Haryana government has decided to open 12 more such regional centres of excellence in the state, all in different districts.

Of these, 11 centres will be opened on land owned by farmers.

Village Panchayat, Kaluana in district Sirsa figures among the best 11 panchayats in the country selected for their better performance in the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGA) Scheme in 2009-10.

While stating this here on Wednesday, an official spokesman said UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh honoured the panchayat in a f