Chandigarh: Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has approved Rs 15.30 crore under the special package for the flood-affected areas for civic bodies of Bhiwani, Kaithal and Sonepat districts.

An official spokesman said here today that under the special package for the flood-affected area scheme, Rs 40 crore had been earmarked during the current financial year.

Chandigarh: The state government has approved detailed project reports, totalling Rs 959.20 crore, for providing water and sewerage facilities to 14 towns in the first phase.

Stating this here today, a spokesman of the Public Health Engineering Department said the towns to be covered under the project were Ambala city, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Hansi, Kalayat, Assandh, Kaithal, Mahendr

The Haryana Government has given its nod for the India’s first high-speed train project, after a high-level meeting held at Chandigarh under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda recently.

Sonepat: Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said the government was committed to promoting animal husbandry to make it one of the major sources of employment and income for the people of the state.

He was addressing the 22nd biannual sammelan of the Diploma Veterinry Association organised at Rishikul Vidyapeeth here.

He said the landholdings were shrinking and people in villages were

Union Food Processing Industries Minister Subodh Kant Sahai said on Tuesday that the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) is being set up on 100 acres of land at Kundli in Sonepat, Haryana.

Feasibility Study For System, DPRs For 2 Lines Ordered

After three years of soul-snuffing treatment at the local ESI hospital for acute breathlessness and body pain, Jagdish, a factory worker from the Rai block in Sonepat district, Haryana, finally had enough. Egged on by a neighbour, the 52-year-old mustered up the courage to visit a private cardiac care hospital in Sonepat.

Abhijit Prashar | Chandigarh

The residents of as many as 78 towns of Haryana have reasons to cheer, as the State Government is planning to put in place proper sewerage treatment plants for them in a phased manner. Irrigation Minister Captain Ajay Singh Yadav said the move is aimed at providing better civic amenities to the State's people.

The number of swine flu cases in the district has gone up to 16 as results of 26 samples from Delhi labs are awaited. Civil Surgeon Dr JS Punia said out of the 100 samples sent to Delhi, 26 had tested positive.

Sonepat: A special checking team led by district transport officer Shiv Prasad raided several pollution checking centres (PCC) here today.