Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone of the country's first Indian National Defence University (INDU) at Binola village of Gurgaon district on Thursday.
Call it a problem of plenty or blame it on poor planning, Haryana is stuck with "surplus" electricity on which its power utilities lose money when they enter the market to sell it.
A 33-year-old doctor from Ludhiana allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Sukhna Lake here on Thursday.
The heatwave blowing across the region intensified on Thursday, with the maximum temperature reaching 43.8°C — the hottest day this year so far.
An eight-year-old boy was allegedly kidnapped before being sodomised on Wednesday. The minor is a resident of Vikas Nagar, Mauli Jagran.
The aspiring doctors of north India will have a much-improved chance of fulfilling their dream. This year, the medical colleges of Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, and Haryana will add nearly 500 seats under the bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (MBBS) programme.
The Punjab and Haryana Bar Council elections scheduled for June 1 and municipal corporation elections for June 2 have left more than 5,000 advocates of Haryana in a tizzy.
Additional district and sessions judge Preeti Sahni on Thursday acquitted two UT cops, after the victim, wife of one of the accused, retracted from the allegations against them of trying to kill her.
The members of traders association of Sector 17 held a meeting with area councillor Pardeep Chhabra on Thursday and expressed their resentment over the decision of the municipal corporation of levying hourly parking charges.
After having dubbed the Congress as a "dead party", Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday dismissed the Congress-led UPA government's report card as "a post-mortem report and a listless obituary."
Punjab and Haryana continued to sizzle on Thursday with Amritsar witnessing its hottest day in history at 48 degrees Celsius. Several other cities reeled under severe heat wave conditions.
An inmate of the Faridkot district jail, booked last month for alleged involvement in jail violence that erupted after another inmate's death, approached the Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday, seeking a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the case.
In a suspected case of suicide that sent shockwaves across PU campus, the charred body of Amandeep Singh, a final-year student at the University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) here, was found after a blast and fire in his room at hostel number 2 on Thursday afternoon.
Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh continued to sizzle today even as the weather department predicted that heat wave to severe heat wave conditions may prevail in the states for the next two days.