The Haryana Government is setting up night shelters in all districts of the state to facilitate urban homeless persons.

Under the differential interest rate (DIR) scheme, 241 persons belonging to the BPL category in the district were disbursed loans amounting to Rs 36.15 lakh by Sonepat MP Jitender Singh Malik here

The medium-intensity earthquake that jolted the national capital region (NCR) on Wednesday night has sent the scientists in a tizzy.

New Delhi: A strong tremor lasting 5-6 seconds shook the capital at 11.28pm on Wednesday, forcing residents to run out of their houses in various parts of the city.

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.

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A hydroelectric power generation project in Mizoram is set to secure viability gap funding (VGF) from the Centre. This would be the first such instance in the country. The funding for the power plant is likely to be approved at a meeting of the Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) on Thursday.

Currently, Mizoram does not have any installed capacity in the hydropower segment.

The Haryana Government has decided to give financial assistance of `12,000 per acre to those flood-hit farmers, who have suffered substantial loss of land due to landslides and change of course of rivers during floods in 2010.

Announcing this here today, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said out of this financial assistance, `6,000 per acre would be provided from the calamity relief fund.

Sonepat: A number of villages in Sonepat, Kharkhoda, Rai and Gannaur blocks of the district were lashed by hailstorm for around 10 minutes, causing damage to standing crops and hampering the work of harvesting and thrashing of wheat crop.

Chandigarh: Haryana health minister, Rao Narender Singh has said that government plans to spend R300 crore to provide better healthcare facilities in government hospitals during the next financial year as against R107 crore being spent during the current financial year.

The minister was interacting with media persons at Hansi on Thursday where he also visited civil hospital.