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AQI in 8 Haryana cities turn ‘severe’, ‘very poor’ in 7 others

As per the data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), those in the ‘severe’ category include Fatehabad (466), Faridabad (438), Jind (432), Hisar (425), Sonepat (416), Kaithal (415), Sirsa (414) and Gurugram (404).

A thick layer of smog covers the Rashtrapati Bhavan as the overall air quality in the national capital recorded in the 'Severe' category, in New Delhi on Saturday. Neighbour Haryana too was not far behind with 8 cities turning ‘severe’, and 7 others ‘very poor’. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 05, 2023 07:28 AM IST
By, Ambala

2 teenage girls end life in Fatehabad

The sisters aged 19 and 17 were studying in Class 12 in a government school in Bhattu area; Fatehabad Sadar police station house officer (SHO) Yadvender Singh said a teacher of the school had taken a tablet from them on suspicion that they were misusing the device

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Updated on Oct 20, 2023 09:44 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Three Haryana districts farm fire hot spots

Haryana's Fatehabad, Kaithal, and Jind districts have been identified as stubble-burning hotspots, with over 500 fires recorded in each district last winter, according to the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM). Haryana has submitted an action plan to reduce fire counts, with some districts aiming for near elimination. Data shows that nine districts had zero or few incidents, while four had fewer than 100. The CAQM highlighted Sirsa, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Ambala, Yamuna Nagar, and Hisar as districts of concern. Punjab remained the largest source of farm fires, reporting 49,922 instances last year.

Mohali, India, October 30, 2020: A file photo of stubble burning in Mohali District on Friday, October 30, 2020. HT File Photo.
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 11:25 PM IST

Drug accused dies at PGIMS; kin alleges Haryana Police torture

Victim’s cousin Vinod said the narcotics cell had picked up Harpal from his house on July 1 and later they brought him to a place in Rohtak from where they claimed to recover some drugs from his possession

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Updated on Sep 02, 2023 12:48 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Haryana transfers 16 IAS officers, seven districts get new DCs

According to the orders, Sushil Sarwan, who was holding multiple departments, including employment and skill development as director, has been posted as the DC of Panchkula. Sarwan replaces Priyanka Soni, who has been posted as the director and special secretary, medical education and research.

Haryana government shuffled deputy commissioners (DCs) of seven districts with immediate effect on Saturday. (HT File)
Updated on Aug 20, 2023 01:33 AM IST
By, Chandigarh
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