Bhaskar Mukherjee

Bhaskar Mukherjee

Bhaskar Mukherjee is a correspondent. He covers Hisar, Fatehabad and Sirsa districts of Haryana for Hindustan Times.

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6 positive, 4 negative Covid test reports raise questions over sampling process

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2020 12:16 AM IST
Haryana’s nodal officer for Covid-19 Dr Dhruv Chaudhary also ruled out any difference between tests conducted at NRCE and PGIMS
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Lockdown strengthening family ties, shows research

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 09:38 PM IST
According to the research, 539 persons were asked around questions through an online survey, of which 450 were from the northern part of the country.
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How’s your health: PM asks in phone call to Hisar cancer patient

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 12:33 AM IST
Soon after PM’s call, a team of health department comprising senior doctors reached Prakash’s house and started a new course of treatment
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Migrants walking home made to stay at shelter home in Hisar

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2020 12:45 AM IST
Over 250 migrants have been housed in Radha Soami Satsang Ghar, where they are getting food, drinking water, hand sanitisers and masks
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950 migrant labourers, students from Sirsa leave for Uttar Pradesh in 25 Haryana roadways buses

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 06:36 PM IST
The buses with the stranded passengers were sent from Radha Soami Satsang Ghar, about 2km away from the city, to Bulandshahr and Baghpat areas in Uttar Pradesh.
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Hisar lab technician postpones wedding till Covid-19 cases see ‘big drop’

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 10:43 PM IST
The 27-year-old, who works in a high-risk environment, aims to keep her family members safe with her decision
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Hisar’s mayor Gautam Sardana distributing food to migrant labourers at local railway station on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Hisar’s mayor Gautam Sardana distributing food to migrant labourers at local railway station on Thursday.(HT Photo)

1,200 leave in second Shramik Special from Hisar to Muzaffarpur

By Bhaskar Mukherjee and Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 12:30 AM IST
Total 1,200 migrants from Jind, Kaithal, Gurugram, Karnal, Bhiwani, Narnaul, Panipat, Ambala, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Yamunanagar, Dadri and Hansi reached Hisar in 37 Haryana Roadways buses to leave for eight districts of Bihar
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From Hisar to Bihar: 1,200 migrants leave for their hometowns in Shramik Special train

By Bhaskar Mukherjee and Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar/rohtak
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2020 10:17 PM IST
Haryana CM Khattar interacts with a labourer via video call, sends his regards
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A postman providing money to a farmer reaping his crop on a combine machine in Hisar.(HT PHOTO)
A postman providing money to a farmer reaping his crop on a combine machine in Hisar.(HT PHOTO)

Postmen return, this time as tech-enabled bankers providing money at doorstep in Haryana’s Hisar division

By Bhaskar Mukherjee, Hisar
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 06:02 PM IST
In Hisar division, which includes Sirsa, Fatehabad and Hisar districts, the postmen have so far delivered 1.94 crore to the people under the Aadhaar Enabled Payment System
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7,000 people challaned, 318 arrested for violating lockdown in Hisar

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 03:04 AM IST
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Indian hockey player Poonam Malik reaping crop at her native village in Hisar.(HT Photo)
Indian hockey player Poonam Malik reaping crop at her native village in Hisar.(HT Photo)

Bringing their A-game in lockdown: Haryana’s sportspersons dabble in harvesting activities amid labour shortage

By Bhaskar Mukherjee and Sunil Rahar, Hisar/rohtak
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 05:18 PM IST
Apart from practicing their respective sport every day, these international-level players have been helping their families in reaping crops and loading them into gunny bags
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These migrants who mainly belong to Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and Rajasthan had been working in different parts of Haryana and Punjab
These migrants who mainly belong to Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and Rajasthan had been working in different parts of Haryana and Punjab

Migrant labourers in Hisar get training in utility, repair works

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2020 08:26 PM IST
Eighty-seven migrants are learning how to repair air-conditioners, plumbing and carpentry among other utility works
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Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology’s vice-chancellor inaugurating the application.(HT PHOTO)
Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology’s vice-chancellor inaugurating the application.(HT PHOTO)

Hisar varsity designs app for locals to get help quick

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 05:42 PM IST
Lets small shopkeepers, fruit and vegetable vendors to receive orders online, while also helping NGOs and donors know which family is in dire need of help
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Uklana arhtiyas protest against govt for allowing sarpanches to procure crop

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 10:40 PM IST
They demanded to adopt the old method of purchasing
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Eight-year-old Arush (right) and his sister Aaina, 6, playing games on mobile phones during their time in the isolation ward of Sirsa civil hospital.(SOURCED)
Eight-year-old Arush (right) and his sister Aaina, 6, playing games on mobile phones during their time in the isolation ward of Sirsa civil hospital.(SOURCED)

Mobile games rescued Sirsa siblings from boredom in isolation ward

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 01:23 AM IST
They had tested positive for Covid-19 along with their mother.
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Cured Sirsa woman gets a round of applause upon discharge

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2020 11:10 PM IST
The woman, who lives in Rori village close to Punjab border, cooks at a mosque where she had come in contact with some Tablighi Jamaat attendees and was admitted to the isolation ward at the civil hospital last Monday
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After getting cured of Covid-19, the two kids leaving the hospital with their father.(HT Photo)
After getting cured of Covid-19, the two kids leaving the hospital with their father.(HT Photo)

Cured of infection, 2 kids leave Sirsa hospital amid cheers, applause

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 11:52 PM IST
The 8-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl will remain under 14-day quarantine at their home as a precautionary measure, says chief medical officer Surender Nain
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A woman stitching a rob in a Hisar village.(HT PHOTO)
A woman stitching a rob in a Hisar village.(HT PHOTO)

In Hisar, women enrolled under NRLM are churning out 70 PPE kits daily

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 12:21 AM IST
So far, the local administration has received 250 such kits, which will be distributed to the doctors who are testing the samples of Covid-19 patients.
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Hisar NRCE likely to start Covid-19 testing this week

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Soon after getting proper diagnostic kit, the NRCE will start testing Covid-19 samples and will work under the guidance of the government hospital in Hisar
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Migrant labourers set out for their native villages on foot pass through Haryana

By Bhaskar Mukherjee and Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Hisar/rohtak
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 05:44 PM IST
A government spokesperson said the administration had made arrangements for those who wanted to stay and had was arranging a bus for others
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33 cases of dog bites in four days in Hisar

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2020 11:09 PM IST
Out of these 33 cases, 18 were bitten by pet dogs and 15 by stray dogs
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Harappan site mound: Rehabilitation plan puts Rakhigarhi villagers in a fix

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Rakhigarhi (hisar)
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2020 11:16 PM IST
Located at around 58km from Hisar, Rakhigarhi is the site of pre-Indus Valley Civilisation dating back to about 6500 BC
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Admn plans to bring city on state’s tourism map with ‘Hisar Darshan’

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 09:52 PM IST
To launch bus service that will show tourists around the city from April
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Locust threat: Situation under control in Sirsa:CCSHAU

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Sirsa deputy commissioner Ramesh Chander met with the officials concerned and directed them to report the presence of the locust swarms to the administration and scientists
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5 mares affected by glanders eliminated this year in Hisar

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Glanders is a highly contagious and fatal disease found in equine family (horse, pony or mule). The bacteria that cause glanders could be transmitted to humans through contact with tissues or body fluids of infected animals
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Haryana’s Harappan site Rakhigarhi to have museum

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2020 11:12 PM IST
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Haryana’s Harappan site Rakhigarhi to have museum

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2020 09:52 PM IST
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Haryana: Glanders scare keeping scientists on toes

By Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, HISAR, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 10:51 PM IST
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Simran of Hasangarh village in Rohtak and Kajal of Indachoi village in Fatehabad.(HT)
Simran of Hasangarh village in Rohtak and Kajal of Indachoi village in Fatehabad.(HT)

JEE Mains Result 2020: Beating all odds, daughters of two marginalised farmers make it to ‘99’ club

By Sunil Rahar and Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, Rohtak/ Hisar
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 10:07 AM IST
Daughters of marginalised farmers, the two girls are among 46 of the 48 students enrolled in the ‘Super-100 programme’ of Haryana government who have passed with flying colours in the examination.
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JEE Mains: Beating all odds, daughters of 2 marginalised farmers make it to ‘99’ club in Haryana

By Sunil Rahar/ Bhaskar Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, ROHTAK/ HISAR, Rohtak/ Hisar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2020 10:07 PM IST
Daughters of marginalised farmers, the two girls are among 46 of the 48 students enrolled in the ‘Super-100 programme’ of Haryana government who have passed with flying colours in the examination
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