Punjab Mother Blessed With First Baby At 72

A woman from Punjab gave birth last month to a healthy boy after falling pregnant by her 79-year-old husband, following fertility treatment at a clinic in Haryana. The couple — Mohinder Singh Gill (79) and his wife Daljinder Kaur(72) — were childless and decided to have a baby through in-vitro fertilization

Khattar govt renames Gurgaon as Gurugram

Haryana's commercial hub Gurgaon will henceforth known as Gurugram and Mewat will be called Nuh. According to reports, the Haryana government has done so to show its regard to the archery teacher Guru Dronacharya of the Mahabharata and on the demand of people of the area. It is said that Guru Dronacharya

CBI takes Chautala into custody as surety gets withdrawn

Former Haryana chief minister O P Chautala has been on Monday taken into custody in a disproportionate assets (DA) case after a man standing surety for him moved plea to withdraw it for personal reasons. According to a report, Surjit Singh, who had stood surety for Chautala, on Monday moved an

Haryana all-party meet adopts resolution, to approach guv on SYL row

An all-party meeting chaired by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal in Chandigarh on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution for submission to Punjab Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue. According to a report, the resolution said, "the issue of construction of the Satluj-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal in

Haryana government transfers 10 IAS officers

The Haryana Government transferred 10 IAS officers on Wednesday, including deputy commissioners of Rohtak, Sonepat and Mahendragarh at Narnaul. Sanjeev Verma, Administrator, HUDA and Additional Director, Urban Estates, Panchkula has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Mahendragarh at Narnaul vice Atul Kumar who goes as Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak and Commissioner, Municipal

Haryana to promote rooftop solar power projects

Haryana on Tuesday released its Solar Power Policy 2016 to promote generation of green and clean power and aim of adding 4,000 MW of solar power by 2022. Like Chandigarh, the policy has approved installation of rooftop solar power projects for which incentives would be given. A press release

Haryana transfers two IPS officers

The Haryana government issued transfer and posting orders of two IPS officers with immediate effect on Tuesday. A press release said Faridabad Commissioner of Police Subhash Yadav and Karnal Range Inspector General of Police Hanif Qureshi will swap their respective places of posting. Also, S P Gupta, Director General, Haryana

3 killed in fresh violence in Haryana, death toll 19

A day after announcement of deal to end Jat agitation, violence continued unabated in Haryana on Monday. With three more deaths at Sonepat, toll rose to 19. This came as stir fire even singed Rajasthan on Monday. Sonepat clash started after mobs pelted stones on security personnel who were trying to