In a major boost to women empowerment, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has planned to register 6 lakh women as members in dairy cooperative societies across the country.
Even almost a year after the murder of Vidhu Jain, 11, who was burnt alive at Malerkotla last September 30, the case can’t go to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) because the Punjab government is yet to issue the required notification.
Accusing chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government of gross regional bias in development works as well as recruitments in various government departments, Haryana BJP on Friday challenged him to contest from any constituency in the neglected area.
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed medical colleges across the country, whose recognitions could not be renewed by the Medical Council of India (MCI) due to some deficiencies, to admit students after the institutions assured that the shortcomings would be removed.
The inquiry into the alleged verbal spat between Congress legislator Kuljit Singh Nagra and subdivisional magistrate (SDM) Pooja Syal Grewal on Monday is yet to begin, even as senior officials of the administration have failed to broker a compromise.
Top Congress leaders, including All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, several former chief ministers and a former MP and cine actor and a former cricketer would campaign for the party in the ensuing Haryana assembly elections.
Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda expressed grief over the demise of Usha Mohunta, mother of acting chief justice of Punjab and Haryana high court, justice Ashutosh Mohunta. She was 83.
Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal on Friday visited the Hyderabad-based infrastructure giant maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) facility of GMR at the international airport besides the Genome Valley Life Sciences Park with a view to establishing a similar set-up at SAS Nagar.