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International Gita Seminar: 100 foreign students of Kurukshetra University to present research papers

As per a statement issued by the Kurukshetra University, these students belong to Afghanistan, South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Mauritius and are studying in different departments of the university
These students will present their research paper on ‘Contribution of the Holy Book Gita’ to the Freedom Movement’ during the International Gita Seminar which will be organised at Kurukshetra University on December 9. (PTI (Picture for representational purpose))
These students will present their research paper on ‘Contribution of the Holy Book Gita’ to the Freedom Movement’ during the International Gita Seminar which will be organised at Kurukshetra University on December 9. (PTI (Picture for representational purpose))
Published on Dec 05, 2021 02:21 AM IST
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Navi Mumbai girl wins cycling gold at National meet

Snehal Mali, 15-year-old Class 10 student from Kharghar in Navi Mumbai and daughter of a police inspector , won gold at the National-level cycling championship held in Kurukshetra, Haryana, last month
Snehal Mali, a Class 10 student of Navi Mumbai, won cycling gold at the National cycling meet in Kurukshetra, Haryana, last month end. (HT PHOTO)
Snehal Mali, a Class 10 student of Navi Mumbai, won cycling gold at the National cycling meet in Kurukshetra, Haryana, last month end. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 09:27 PM IST
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ByRaina Shine, Navi Mumbai

Gita Mahotsav to give a new identity to Kurukshetra: CM Khattar

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday announced that the International Gita Mahotsav 2021 will be celebrated in Kurukshetra and thousands of people will attend the religious event, both online and offline
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said Gita Mahotsav has given a new identity to Kurukshetra. (HT File)
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said Gita Mahotsav has given a new identity to Kurukshetra. (HT File)
Updated on Dec 02, 2021 01:54 AM IST
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Kurukshetra University to award Rajib Goyal Prize to four young scientists

The Kurukshetra University has named four young scientists in country for the Rajib Goyal Prize
The scientists’ names were announced by Kurukshetra University vice-chancellor and chairman of the organising committee of the Rajib Goyal Prize, Prof Som Nath Sachdeva. (HT File)
The scientists’ names were announced by Kurukshetra University vice-chancellor and chairman of the organising committee of the Rajib Goyal Prize, Prof Som Nath Sachdeva. (HT File)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 01:47 AM IST
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Amid Omicron concerns, thousands to converge on to Kurukshetra for Gita Mahotsav

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Haryana government had started organising Gita Mahotsav with an aim to promote the teaching of Bhagavad Gita. Last year, it was held largely virtually, with exceptions to a few events, due to Covid-19 outbreak.
Officials inspecting the Brahma Sarovar, where Gita Mahotsav rituals is to be carried out in Kurukshetra, on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Officials inspecting the Brahma Sarovar, where Gita Mahotsav rituals is to be carried out in Kurukshetra, on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 12:45 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal

Six killed in car collision in Haryana’s Kaithal

Six people were killed and four injured when two cars collided near Pai village of Pundri block in Kaithal district on Tuesday morning
Six people were killed when two cars collided near Pai village of Pundri block in Kaithal district of Haryana on Tuesday. (Representative photo)
Six people were killed when two cars collided near Pai village of Pundri block in Kaithal district of Haryana on Tuesday. (Representative photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 02:40 PM IST
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Khattar attends first session of Japanese class

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar attended his first online class of Japanese language on Sunday
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar attending the first session of the Japanese class. (HT Photo)
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar attending the first session of the Japanese class. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:32 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal

Haryana CM to learn Japanese language, takes admission in Kurukshetra University

His aides may need to rework Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s schedule for the next three months if they haven’t already. The Japanese language course for which the chief minister enrolled is tentatively scheduled to start from November 28, a top university faculty member said.
Haryana CM to learn Japanese language, takes admission in Kurukshetra University
Haryana CM to learn Japanese language, takes admission in Kurukshetra University
Published on Nov 26, 2021 10:23 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal

Khattar to learn Japanese, takes admission in Kurukshetra University

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar has become the first student to take admission in a three-month online basic certificate course in Japanese culture and language at the Kurukshetra University
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar. (HT File)
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar. (HT File)
Published on Nov 26, 2021 01:14 AM IST
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Manohar Lal Khattar enrols in Japanese language course. Big test in 3 months

Kurukshetra University’s online Japanese language course will involve 24 classes to be held over the next three months. Manohar Lal Khattar and his two top aides are among the six government functionaries to have enrolled.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced that he will be the first to enrol in Kurukshetra University’s Japanese language certificate course. (PTI)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced that he will be the first to enrol in Kurukshetra University’s Japanese language certificate course. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 26, 2021 01:21 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Hindustan Times

Kurukshetra University to resume physical classes from Nov 22

After a gap of one-and-a-half year, Kurukshetra University has decided to resume physical classes from November 22.
Only the students who have been vaccinated for Covid-19 vaccine by at least one dose will be allowed to attend the physical classes. (HT File)
Only the students who have been vaccinated for Covid-19 vaccine by at least one dose will be allowed to attend the physical classes. (HT File)
Updated on Nov 17, 2021 04:40 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Hindustan Times, Karnal

Haryana govt to organise International Gita Mahotsav from December 2 to 19

Last year due to Covid 19 pandemic, the Haryana government had reduced the International Gita Mahotsav to a mere online show and the celebrations were limited to only a few programmes, such as International Gita Webinar and online Gita Path.
Lakhs of devotees from across the country converge on to the Brahma Sarovar in Kurukshetra during the International Gita Mahotsav to take a dip. (HT File)
Lakhs of devotees from across the country converge on to the Brahma Sarovar in Kurukshetra during the International Gita Mahotsav to take a dip. (HT File)
Published on Nov 16, 2021 01:39 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Karnal

Haryana plans to spend 14 cr on Saraswati Channel revamp

KARNAL The Haryana government plans to spend 14 crore on the beautification of Saraswati Channel in Kurukshetra, said Dhuman Singh Kirmach, deputy chairman of the Haryana Saraswati Heritage Development Board
Dhuman Singh Kirmach, deputy chairman of the Haryana Saraswati Heritage Development Board.
Dhuman Singh Kirmach, deputy chairman of the Haryana Saraswati Heritage Development Board.
Published on Nov 15, 2021 12:04 AM IST
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Rajouri braveheart’s daughter to join Haryana Police as sub-inspector

Nancy’s father Mangat Ram had served in the Indian Army Service Corps; he belonged to Yamunanagar and had died in August 2002
Rajouri braveheart’s daughter Nancy Saini with her mother and brother in Kurukshetra. (HT Photo)
Rajouri braveheart’s daughter Nancy Saini with her mother and brother in Kurukshetra. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 05:31 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Karnal

Three of family killed in road mishap in Kaithal

Three members of a family were killed in a road mishap near Padla village in Kaithal district on Sunday
Police said the accident took place on Saturday morning as the three were returning to his village on a bike from Gobind’s sister’s house at Sulhera village in Kaithal. (IStock)
Police said the accident took place on Saturday morning as the three were returning to his village on a bike from Gobind’s sister’s house at Sulhera village in Kaithal. (IStock)
Published on Nov 07, 2021 12:24 AM IST
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Five killed in Kurukshetra road mishap

Five people were killed on the spot when a car they were travelling in rammed into a tree on the Ismailabad-Shahbad road near Nalvi village in Haryana’s Kurukshetra district on Friday
The wreckage of the car that met rammed into a tree near Nalvi village in Kurukshetra district on Friday. (HT Photo)
The wreckage of the car that met rammed into a tree near Nalvi village in Kurukshetra district on Friday. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 06, 2021 12:58 AM IST
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5 killed in car accident in Haryana’s Kurukshetra district

Officials said the deadly accident took place around 1.30am on Friday when the driver of the Maruti 800 car lost control and struck a tree. Later, the bodies were taken out with the help of a crane
Five people were killed in a car accident in Haryana’s Kurukshetra district on Friday. (By arrangement)
Five people were killed in a car accident in Haryana’s Kurukshetra district on Friday. (By arrangement)
Updated on Nov 05, 2021 12:45 PM IST
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Haryana farmers say Parmal varieties more profitable due to assured MSP

Haryana farmers who had grown premium paddy variety, Basmati are staring at financial losses after a sudden fall in prices in the open market
Long-grained Basmati varieties are purchased by private traders. There is no stability in prices of Basmati varieties. (HT File)
Long-grained Basmati varieties are purchased by private traders. There is no stability in prices of Basmati varieties. (HT File)
Published on Nov 04, 2021 12:52 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal

Sutradhara’s Tales : Battle of Panipat begins a series of catastrophes for Pune

Between 1759 and 1761, several skirmishes took place between the Maratha alliance and the Abdalis. As the final battle took place on battlefields of Panipat near Kurukshetra, the alliance saw fractures; Abdali allies built a solid front and diverted many local rulers to his side
Battle of Panipat, January 14, 1761, by an anonymous artist in the Faizabad style, dated 1770. (Courtesy Bl.uk/Saili Datar)
Battle of Panipat, January 14, 1761, by an anonymous artist in the Faizabad style, dated 1770. (Courtesy Bl.uk/Saili Datar)
Published on Nov 03, 2021 04:25 PM IST
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BySaili K Palande-Datar

Farmers in Haryana hold protest over short supply of DAP fertiliser

  • Farmers held a protest at Hansi, with one of the protesters sitting on an indefinite fast over alleged shortage of the DAP. In Charkhi Dadri and Shahabad in Kurukshetra, long queues were witnessed on Monday as farmers waited for hours to purchase the fertiliser.
Earlier on Sunday, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar held a meeting to review the availability and demand of DAP. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Earlier on Sunday, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar held a meeting to review the availability and demand of DAP. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 11:08 PM IST
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Dera chief Ram Rahim, 4 others awarded life sentence in 2002 murder case

Ranjit Singh, a former follower of Ram Rahim, was shot dead by four assailants on July 10, 2002, at his native Khanpur Kolian village in Kurukshetra
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and four others were awarded life sentence in the 2002 murder of dera manager Ranjit Singh. (HT file photo)
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and four others were awarded life sentence in the 2002 murder of dera manager Ranjit Singh. (HT file photo)
Published on Oct 18, 2021 11:54 PM IST
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Dera chief gets life term in Ranjit Singh murder case

CBI court convicted Ram Rahim of plotting the murder of his former follower, who was shot dead by four assailants on July 10, 2002, at his native Khanpur Kolian village in Kurukshetra
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim is among five people convicted of the murder of former manager Ranjit Singh, who was shot dead on July 10, 2002. (HT file photo)
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim is among five people convicted of the murder of former manager Ranjit Singh, who was shot dead on July 10, 2002. (HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2021 05:40 PM IST
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Convicted of murder, dera chief’s sentencing deferred till October 18

CBI seeks death penalty for Gurmeet Ram Rahim in Panchkula special court, while dera chief pleads for mercy in Ranjit Singh murder case
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was last week held guilty of conspiring the murder of former manager Ranjit Singh in 2002. The special CBI court in Panchkula deferred pronouncing the verdict till October 18. (HT file photo)
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was last week held guilty of conspiring the murder of former manager Ranjit Singh in 2002. The special CBI court in Panchkula deferred pronouncing the verdict till October 18. (HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 13, 2021 12:13 AM IST
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ByTanbir Dhaliwal, Panchkula

Audit report flags irregularities, violation of rules by NIT Kurukshetra

An annual audit report has highlighted irregularities and contraventions of rules by the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra
NIT Kurukshetra was granted approval by the finance committee to establish the Centre of Excellence and placed the project order with Siemens Industries Software India Private Limited for a total project cost of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>188.85 crore. (HT Photo)
NIT Kurukshetra was granted approval by the finance committee to establish the Centre of Excellence and placed the project order with Siemens Industries Software India Private Limited for a total project cost of 188.85 crore. (HT Photo)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 12:15 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Kurukshetra

DSP-rank officer to probe Naraingarh incident: Vij

A day after a protesting farmer was injured at Ambala’s Naraingarh when he was allegedly hit by a vehicle in the convoy of Kurukshetra BJP MP Nayab Singh Saini, Haryana home minister Anil Vij on Friday said a DSP-rank officer will probe the incident
Haryana home minister Anil Vij is said to have discussed the law and order situation in the region. (HT File)
Haryana home minister Anil Vij is said to have discussed the law and order situation in the region. (HT File)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 01:22 AM IST
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ByBhavey Nagpal, Ambala

Kurukshetra farmers protest delay in paddy procurement

A high drama was witnessed at the Kurukshetra mini-secretariat as hundreds of farmers and mandi labourers protested against delay in paddy procurement by government agencies
After a drama of over an hour, Kurukshetra deputy commissioner Mukul Kumar, accompanied by other officials, reached the protesters and assured of taking up their issues with the higher authorities. (HT Photo)
After a drama of over an hour, Kurukshetra deputy commissioner Mukul Kumar, accompanied by other officials, reached the protesters and assured of taking up their issues with the higher authorities. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2021 12:14 AM IST
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Kurukshetra woman held for killing husband, burying body inside house

The woman allegedly confessed to killing her husband with a knife and then burying his body inside their house in Amin village of Kurukshetra, with the help of her aide
The body was found in a decomposing state in their house in Amin village of Kurukshetra after almost 20 years. (HT FILE)
The body was found in a decomposing state in their house in Amin village of Kurukshetra after almost 20 years. (HT FILE)
Updated on Sep 28, 2021 02:41 AM IST
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Mortal remains of Kurukshetra jawan consigned to flames

Thousands of people had reached Raipura village in Kurukshetra to pay their last tributes to the jawan, Gurjant Singh, who died in a mishap while on duty in Assam.
Kurukshetra jawan Gurjant Singh who was consigned to flames at his native village on Monday. (HT PHOTO)
Kurukshetra jawan Gurjant Singh who was consigned to flames at his native village on Monday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 28, 2021 02:42 AM IST
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Not farmers, goons of Charuni attacked BJP MP, MLA in Kurukshetra: Dhankar

Don’t call them farmers, these are the goons of Charuni (BKU leader Gurnam Singh Charuni), Haryana BJP president Om Prakash Dhankar said on Saturday, while reacting to the alleged attack on the convoy of Kurukshetra MP Nayab Saini and Thanesar MLA Subhash Sudha
Haryana BJP president Om Prakash Dhankar addressing people in Ambala on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Haryana BJP president Om Prakash Dhankar addressing people in Ambala on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2021 12:14 AM IST
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ByBhavey Nagpal, Ambala

Attack on BJP MP, MLA’s vehicle: 134 farmers booked on attempt to murder charges

A day after the windshields of the vehicle of BJP’s Kurukshetra MP Nayab Saini and Thanesar MLA Subhash Sudha were damaged during a protest by farmers in Kurukshetra, police have booked 134 farmers under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including attempt to murder charges
The protesters surrounded vehicles of the BJP leaders and the windshields of two SUVs were allegedly damaged. However, there were no reports of injury to anybody. (HT File)
The protesters surrounded vehicles of the BJP leaders and the windshields of two SUVs were allegedly damaged. However, there were no reports of injury to anybody. (HT File)
Published on Sep 26, 2021 12:06 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal
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