Haryana Police has arrested three persons who opened fire on a villager while committing theft of buffalo in Hisar and fled away from the spot. T

Chandigarh, Jan 8 – Haryana Police has arrested three persons who opened fire on a villager while committing theft of buffalo in Hisar and fled away from the spot. The victim later succumbed to the injuries.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Police Department said that the accused have been identified as Afzal, Ehsaan and Faizal, all resident of district Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. 
During interrogation, the accused Faizal informed that he was a driver of Mahindra pick-up vehicle bearing registration number HR38W-7375. He said that he alongwith his two associates had committed theft of two buffaloes and a baby buffalo from village Bosti district Fatehabad and on December 27, 2017 and loaded them in the pick-up. Thereafter, they reached village Sahu in district Hisar where they committed theft of one more buffalo. While they were loading the buffalo in the pick-up, the owner of the buffalo arrived on the spot and they opened fire on him and fled away from the spot.
The accused have confessed their involvement in many such incidents in nearby areas of Hisar and Fatehabad. The police recovered the pick-up vehicle and weapon used in the incident. Further interrogation and investigation is in process, he added

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The OMR sheets of candidates who had appeared in the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) held in December 2017, would be uploaded on the website of Board of School 

Chandigarh, Jan 8 – The OMR sheets of candidates who had appeared in the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) held in December 2017, would be uploaded on the website of Board of School Education www.bseh.org.in onJanuary 9, 2018.
        While stating this today, Chairman of the Board, Dr. Jagbir Singh said that this time Rs 100 would be charged for OMR sheet of each level of examination whereas it was Rs 500 for each level last year. He said that the result of the exam was likely to be declared by February 15, 2018.
        He said that the candidates can download their OMR sheets by paying Rs 100 online till January 14. Thereafter, Rs 500 would be charged fromJanuary 15 onwards. The OMR sheets would be sent to the email ID mentioned by the candidates in their application forms.
        The answer keys would be uploaded on the website of the Board onJanuary 15 and candidates can submit their grievances up to January 22which would be checked by the subject experts, he added.
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Haryana Right to Service Commission has adopted a tough stance against those officials who did not provide government services on time to the citizens. 

Chandigarh, Jan 8 – Haryana Right to Service Commission has adopted a tough stance against those officials who did not provide government services on time to the citizens. In this series, the Commission has ordered to impose a fine of Rs 20,000 on Registrar, Department of Birth and Death Registration and Rs 5000 on a Municipal Engineer of the Municipal Corporation, Ambala for not giving services in stipulated time. It has also ordered to take disciplinary action against six other officials including one HCS and two Tehsildars for the same.

            While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that State government had notified total 277 services pertaining to different departments, boards and corporations that have to be completed in a stipulated time period. In order to make the complaints of the employee or officer who were not giving services on time, officers have been appointed as 'First Grievance Redressal Authority' and thereafter 'Second Grievance Redressal Authority'. If the complainant is not satisfied even after this, the complaint of the case can be made before the Commissioner, Haryana Right to Service Commission.
            He said that total 82 complaints have been received so far since the formation of Haryana Right to Service Commission. On a complaint filed concerning issuance of birth certificate by Municipal Committee, Bhiwani, Commissioner, Dr. R. Singh had ordered to impose fine of Rs 20,000 on Register, Birth and Death Registration, Mr Sanjay Yadav. In the same case, orders have also been issued to take disciplinary action against the then SDM Bhiwani, Mr Satpal Singh. 
            Similarly, a fine of Rs 5000 was imposed on Municipal Engineer, Municipal Corporation, Ambala, Mr Ashok Kumar Midha for not repairing the street lights in prescribed period. Ordered were also issued to take disciplinary action against Executive Officer DK Mangla and Superintending Engineer Mr Mani Ram Sharma. He further said that Commission had also ordered departmental action against Tehsildar of Shahabad for not maintaining proper record. In addition, it has also been ordered to take disciplinary action against Tehsildar Sonipat Mr Hitender Sharma and Patwari Sultanpur halqa Mr Om Parkash in a land mutation case.
            Commissioner, Dr R. Singh said that law has been enacted by the State Government to give 277 services to of 26 departments, boards, corporations and local bodies. If any official is negligent, then action would be taken against him as per rules.
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Haryana Education Department has clarified that the winter vacations are extended only for classes 1st to 8th up to January 12, 2018

Chandigarh, Jan 8 – Haryana Education Department has clarified that the winter vacations are extended only for classes 1st to 8th up to January 12, 2018whereas the teaching for classes 9th to ten plus two will commence from January 9 and the time schedule for these classes will be from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. till January 12.
        While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Department said that schools will remain closed on 13th and 14th January on account of second Saturday and Sunday respectively, and will re-open on January 15.
        All the government, government aided and private schools in the state have been directed to ensure compliance of these orders, he added.
No.IPRDH/2018Chandigarh, Jan 8 – The OMR sheets of candidates who had appeared in the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) held in December 2017, would be uploaded on the website of Board of School Education www.bseh.org.in onJanuary 9, 2018.
        While stating this today, Chairman of the Board, Dr. Jagbir Singh said that this time Rs 100 would be charged for OMR sheet of each level of examination whereas it was Rs 500 for each level last year. He said that the result of the exam was likely to be declared by February 15, 2018.
        He said that the candidates can download their OMR sheets by paying Rs 100 online till January 14. Thereafter, Rs 500 would be charged fromJanuary 15 onwards. The OMR sheets would be sent to the email ID mentioned by the candidates in their application forms.
        The answer keys would be uploaded on the website of the Board onJanuary 15 and candidates can submit their grievances up to January 22which would be checked by the subject experts, he added.
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State Government gives Rs 31,000 to women sportspersons for their own marriages under Mukhyamantri Vivah Shagun Yojana irrespective of their caste or annual income:Krishan Kumar.

Chandigarh, Jan 8 – Haryana Minister of State for Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, Mr. Krishan Kumar said that the State Government gives Rs 31,000 to women sportspersons for their own marriages under Mukhyamantri Vivah Shagun Yojana irrespective of their caste or annual income.
        In a statement issued here today, the Minister said that financial assistance was being given to women sportspersons participating in 26 Olympic games, 22 non-Olympic games, and 16 other tournaments and competitions.
        He said that a provision of Rs 11,000 lakh has been made during 2017-18 for Mukhyamantri Vivah Shagun Yojana and other schemes of which more than 46.55 per cent had already been spent till November 30, 2017.
        Mr. Krishan Kumar said that financial assistance of Rs 41,000 was being given to families belonging to Scheduled Castes, nomadic and denotified tribes living below poverty line for marriage of their daughters whereas Rs 11,000 was being given to families belonging to general category and backward classes living below poverty line who have 2.5 acres of agricultural land or annual income below Rs one lakh. Similarly, financial assistance of Rs 51,000 was being given to widows for marriages of their daughters and to widows, divorcee, destitute and orphans for their own marriages, whose annual income is below Rs one lakh.
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 All the departments, boards, corporations and Universities to send the status of posts of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes categories lying vacant to the office of Chief Secretary. 

Chandigarh, Jan 8– Haryana Government has asked all the departments, boards, corporations and Universities to send the status of posts of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes categories lying vacant to the office of Chief Secretary. 
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Haryana Government has a plan to rejuvenate the existing canal system by increasing the capacity of carrier system

Chandigarh January 8: Haryana Government has a plan to rejuvenate the existing canal system by increasing the capacity of carrier system, so that surplus water during the monsoon period can be brought to the state for irrigation as well as conservation. 
          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Irrigation and Water Resources Department said that a vigorous campaign launched by the department has resulted into feeding of almost all the tails in monsoon season except seven critical tails. 
          He said that there are 1,356 total tails of the irrigation and Water Resources Department out of which about 218 tails remained short or received deficit supply at tail for the past five to 25 years. He said that the department under the vision of the State Government that is ‘Har Khet Ko Pani' has fed almost hundred  such tail which were critical and since notfed for the last 25 years. Under the Har Khet Ko Pani, a project of improving capacity of various pump houses and canals of the Jawahar Lal Nehru Lift irrigation System costing Rs.143 Crores has been approved. The 60 per cent work have been completed with the cost of Rs 75  Crore and the remaining work would be completed upto March 31, 2018 in a phased manner, he added.
          The spokesman said that to provide water upto tail, the work of repair and clearance of the canals and watercourses have been completed with an expenditure of Rs. 135 crore. Besides, the rehabilitation work on Petwar Distributary, Hisar Major Distributary, Prithla Distributary, Chander Minor, Panjokhra Minor, Saily Minor, Jahajirpur Minor, and Loharu Disty is in final stage with an expenditure of Rs. 150 Crore. 
          He said that a project has been planned for the rehabilitation of 125 channels during financial year 2017-18 and 2018-19. Also, a scheme costing Rs 16 Crores has been approved by Government to provide fresh water to holy Braham Sarovar at Kurukshetra. The work on the scheme has been started at site and same is likely to be completed by the end of March, 2018. 
          He said that special emphasis has been laid on removing carrier capacity constraints and the bottlenecks in running canals. In Western Jamuna Canal (WJC) Channel, five old and dilapidated bridges have been reconstructed with the cost of about Rs. 30 crores. Apart from this, a Rs. 300 crores scheme has been approved by NABARD for rehabilitation of 564 watercourses. Out of these, work on 150 watercourses has been completed and work on 130 watercourses is in progress at a cost of Rs. 81.50 crores. Work on remaining watercourses would be completed by March 31, 2018, he further added. 
          The spokesman said that to encourage the Micro irrigation for optimum utilization of available surface water, department in association with Command Area Development Authority (CADA), pilot project demonstrating sprinkler and drip irrigation for 13 districts costing about Rs. 25 crore has been under implementation. 
          He said that Haryana is pursuing for the construction of up-stream storage dams namely Renuka, Kishau and Lakhwar Vyasi on river Yamuna for getting assured water supply to Haryana from river Yamuna. National Competitive bidding for construction of Lakhwar dam has been called by Uttrakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited and execution of this project would start shortly.
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Cooperative sugar mills in Haryana have crushed 139.71 lakh quintal of sugarcane and produced over 12.73 lakh quintals of sugar so far during the ongoing crushing season

Chandigarh, Jan 8- The Cooperative sugar mills in Haryana have crushed 139.71 lakh quintal of sugarcane and produced over 12.73 lakh quintals of sugar so far during the ongoing crushing season.
          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Sugarfed said that cooperative sugar mill Shahabad has so far crushed a maximum of 24.87 lakh quintals of sugarcane and has produced over 2.40 lakh quintals of sugar, followed by cooperative sugar mill Rohtak which has crushed 21.43 lakh quintals of sugarcane, producing over 1.90 lakh quintals of sugar.
      He said Cooperative Sugar Mill Kaithal has crushed 14.57 lakh quintals of sugarcane and has produced over 1.34 Lakh quintals of sugar, Cooperative Sugar Mill Meham crushed 13.96 lakh quintals of sugarcane and produced over 1.23 lakh quintals of sugar while Cooperative Sugar Mill Karnal crushed 12.94 lakh quintals of sugarcane and produced over 1.21 lakh quintals of sugar.
          Similarly, Gohana sugar mill has crushed lakh 12.42 quintals of sugarcane, producing over 1.05  lakh quintals of sugar, Jind sugar mill has crushed 10.25 lakh quintals and produced 90,975 quintal of sugar, Panipat sugar mill crushed 10.09 lakh quintals of sugarcane and produced 91,975 quintals of sugar, Sonipat sugar mill has crushed 9.82 lakh quintals of sugarcane, producing 91,050 quintals of sugar and Palwal sugar mill crushed 9.36 lakh quintals of sugarcane and thus produced 83,725 quintals of sugar.
          Apart from this, Assandh sugar mill has crushed 12.79 lakh quintals of sugarcane, producing over 1.08 lakh quintals of sugar. So far, the average recovery of sugar from cooperative sugar mills has been 9.51 per cent.
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A State Road Safety Council connstituted under the chairmanship of Transport Minister and District Road Safety Committee for each district under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner concerned.

Chandigarh, Jan 8 – Haryana Government has constituted a State Road Safety Council under the chairmanship of Transport Minister and District Road Safety Committee for each district under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner concerned.
        While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Transport Department said that a notification to this effect has been issued by the Department.
          He said that the State Road Safety Council would include Administrative Secretaries of Home, School Education, Public Works (Buildings and Roads), Transport and Health Departments as Members. Similarly, Director General of Police, Engineer-in-Chief, Public Works (Buildings and Roads), Director Generals of Health Services and State Transport, Chief Administrators of Haryana Urban Development Authority and Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, Director, Urban Local Bodies, Regional Officer, National Highways Authority of India, Panchkula, Gurugram and Delhi (Eastern Peripheral Expressway), Principal Chief Conservator, Forests, Managing Director, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, three non government experts or agencies related to road safety, nominated by the government would be the other Members of the Council. The Transport Commissioner would be Member Secretary of the Council.
        He said that the Members of the District Road Safety Committee would include Superintendent of Police, Superintendent Engineer concerned of Public Works Department, Chief Medical Officer, General Manager, Haryana Roadways, all Sub Divisional Officers (Civil) in the district, District Education Officer, District Elementary Education Officer, Estate Officer, Haryana Urban Development Authority, Joint Commissioner of Municipal Corporation or Executive Officer of Municipal Council and Secretary, Municipal Committee of the respective jurisdiction of the district, District Development and Panchayat Officer, Executive Engineer, Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board of the respective jurisdiction of the district, Project Director, National Highway Authority of India of their respective jurisdiction, Divisional Forest Officer of the district, Superintending Engineer, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam of the district and two non government experts or agencies related to road safety in the respective district as nominated by the chairman with approval of government. He said that Secretary, Regional Transport Authority in the district would be the Member Secretary of the Committee.
        He said that the Council would hold its meetings at least twice in a year and take effective steps to build awareness about road safety, traffic laws and initiate steps to reduce road accidents. The Member Secretary would invite the applications for engagement of any expert agency or a Non Government Organisation to carry out or cause to carry out studies on various aspects of road safety in any part of the state, deemed fit. Similarly, the Committee would hold its meeting every month and ensure compliance of the directions passed by the Council in a time bound manner in the interest of road safety, to reduce the road accidents as well as monitor the achievements on monthly basis and send the proceedings of the meetings to the Transport Commissioner, regularly.
        The tenure of the nominated members would be for a period of three years. Travelling Allowance or Daily Allowance would be paid to the nominated members as per Haryana Civil Services Rules, 2016 as applicable to Class-I officer of Haryana Government from Road Safety Fund. No remuneration would be given to the nominated members, he added.