Everything you need to know about Faridabad Nit: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Faridabad Nit: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Gurgaon, May 2 (IANS) Ashwani Kumar Narula's dilemma was like that of any other NRI. He was constantly worried about his mother who lived alone in Delhi, and the frequent cases of crimes against the elderly by their domestic help added to his woes. What ifthere was a way of scientifically verifying individuals to ward off possible criminals and even track them if needed?
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had ordered a scrutiny of land deals of UPA chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, was Thursday transferred by the Haryana government to an inconsequential post.
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had ordered a scrutiny of land deals of United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra last year, was Thursday shunted by the Haryana government to an inconsequential post.
Faridabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Doctors removed a massive tumour weighing 2.5 kg from the abdomen of a 45-year-old woman here Wednesday, hospital authorities said.
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) The fortnight-long Surajkund international crafts fair ended in Haryana's Faridabad district Friday.
Chandigarh, Feb 11 (IANS) Sunday was an unusually busy day at the popular Surajkund Crafts Mela near New Delhi. The fair saw a record footfall of over 142,000 people - the highest in a single day in the 27 editions of the fair.
Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) has been experiencing heavy rains and hailstorm in several parts since Monday night while hilly Himachal Pradesh witnessed heavy snowfall at most of its mountainous areas that triggered chills back in the month of February in nearby regions.............................
New Delhi/Shimla, Feb 5 (ANI): Heavy rains and hailstorm lashed several parts of the National Capital Region since Monday night due to western disturbances, dampening the spirits of office-goers on Tuesday morning.
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee who officially inaugurated the 27th Surajkund International craft fair at Surajkund, Faridabad, Saturday said that International cultural fairs like Surajkund is the platform to show India's treasured diversity..........................
Faridabad, Feb 1 (AN): President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 27th Surajkund International Crafts Mela here tomorrow.
Faridabad, Jan.26 (ANI): Venting its ire, an irate mob resorted to violence on Friday here after it heard of a stalker raping and later murdering a teenage girl.
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) He set the cat among the pigeons by cancelling the mutation of a multi-crore-rupee land deal involving UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and realty major DLF. He was transferred to a relatively insignificant post but IAS officer Ashok Khemka continues to haunt Haryana's Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday ordered framing of charges against former Commonwealth Games (CWG) organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and ten others for forgery, cheating and conspiracy in a corruption case related to the 2010 Delhi Games.
Faridabad (Haryana), Dec 19 (IANS) How come badminton is dominated by Asians? Could it be that the players from China, Indonesia, Japan and South Korea are more skilful or genetically stronger? The cynical quip is that the sport is not lucrative; otherwise the Europeans and the Americans would have taken to it in a big way like they have adapted to basketball, baseball, football and tennis.
Faridabad, Dec 19 (ANI): Barely three days after the gruesome gang rape of a Delhi girl outraged India, yet another case of rape surfaced in Haryana, where a teenage girl has alleged that she was repeatedly raped by her landlord in the presence of her mother.
Faridabad, Dec 12 (IANS) A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the collapse of an under-construction school building here in which the death toll rose to six Wednesday, an official said.
Faridabad, Dec 11 (IANS) At least three people were killed and many others injured when an under-construction school building collapsed here Tuesday. Dozens of labourers were feared to be trapped under the debris, an official said.
Faridabad (Haryana), Dec.11 (ANI): At least two people were killed and several others were injured after an under construction building collapsed in Faridabad, Haryana, on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to rationalize the capital's circle rates in view of the prevailing high market rates at which property transactions are done in the city.
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) leader Arvind Kejriwal Friday termed as a cover-up the clean chit given by Haryana government to Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in land purchase deals in the state.
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Four Haryana bureaucrats have given Robert Vadra, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, a clean chit in land purchases over the last few years and said the deals were transparent.
New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Hours after inquiries conducted by the deputy commissioners of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Palwal and Mewat indicated that there was no wrongdoing in land deals involving Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Friday alleged that the "clean chit to Vadra" was a cover-up.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The multi-talented rapper Taboo, member of American hip-hop band Black Eyed Peas, is all set for his maiden performances in India and says that he is really looking forward to soak up the spirit and charm of the country.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) One man has been arrested and five others have been detained for a sensational bank robbery here that left a guard dead, police said Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Delhi Police is still groping in the dark over one of the biggest heists in the capital in which the cash van of a private bank carrying Rs.5.25 was driven away by over six armed men after they shot the guard of the van, police said.
Surajkund (Faridabad), Sep. 27 (ANI): Terming the Congress-led UPA-II Government as the most corrupt in the history of independent India, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the country needs leadership and vision.
Faridabad, Sep 17 (ANI): Haryana Police baton charged local shop owners here on Monday while removing illegal encroachments.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Rains lashed parts of the national capital Friday, leaving commuters facing a tough time as traffic moved at snail's pace on several key roads.
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has started the shifting of major electrical lines and transformers to execute construction work on the 13.875-kilometer-long Badarpur-YMCA-Faridabad Corridor.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Delhi Police Thursday continued raids on the offices and homes of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda in the suicide case of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma.
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Day two of Team Anna's indefinite fast against corruption got off to a slow start Thursday with thin crowds and leaders of the movement missing in the morning hours.
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a ruling with far-reaching implications for those entering into land deals, the apex consumer court has said an agency that has failed to deliver an allotted plot cannot demand extra money while giving an alternative site.
Faridabad, June 11 (ANI): A speeding sand dumper killed a 43-year old police constable after breaking through a check post here on Monday.
Faridabad, May 27 (ANI): An Ayurvedic clinic in Faridabad caught fire on Sunday, destroying stored goods worth millions.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Scoring 385 marks out of 401, Faridabad boy Arpit Agrawal grabbed the top rank in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) this year.
The IIT-JEE 2012 results have been declared on the Friday morning and as per reports Arpit Agarwal from Faridabad has topped the list of successful candidates While Bijoy Kochhar from Chandigarh has achieved the second rank.
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) One-fourths of Gurgaon and Faridabad towns in Haryana, adjoining national capital New Delhi, will get 24-hours power supply, a senior officer of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) said here Monday.
Faridabad, May 1 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a paint manufacturing unit here Tuesday destroying a large quantity of stored material, an official said.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Monday launched its internet data centres (IDCs) in six cities to offer managed hosting and cloud services in collaboration with IT services provider Dimension Data.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over cruelty to rats, People for the Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) have asked the Central Warehousing Corp (CWC) to stop testing its airplane-cabin fumigation process on live rats.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Wednesday began construction work for a nearly 14-km link to connect the satellite town Faridabad in Haryana with the national capital.
Now DMRC started its move to reach Faridabad, which was a long awaited destination for Delhi Metro.
Construction work on Delhi Metro's line 6 (Central Secretariat to Badarpur) begins today with the aim to connect the national capital to Haryana's biggest city (in terms of area), DMRC sources informed......
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Faridabad, Delhi's satellite town in southern Haryana, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed Monday between the Haryana government and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for the construction of a 14-km stretch.
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Faridabad town in Haryana, adjoining the national capital, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, with the state government and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) slated to sign an agreement for this purpose Monday, an official said here Sunday.
New Delhi/Faridabad, Feb 16 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner B. K. Gupta on Thursday said that investigations in the case regarding the attack on the wife of an Israeli diplomat, Tal Yehoshua, have gathered pace, though it is still in the initial phase.
New Delhi, Sep.8 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 4.2 on Richter scale upset the residents in Indian capital and its surrounding areas just prior to midnight on Wednesday.
Faridabad, May 26 (ANI): The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today started an inquiry into the crash of a small medical ambulance aircraft into a densely-populated residential colony in Faridabad on Wednesday night, killing ten people, including all seven on board.
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): The eighteen-month-old boy, who was kidnapped allegedly by a domestic help from his Delhi home three days ago, has been rescued from Faridabad on Wednesday.
Faridabad, Apr 16 (ANI): A major fire broke out at a plastic manufacturing unit Bright Brothers Limited in Faridabad on Saturday.
Faridabad/Vadodara, Feb 19 (ANI): Former Indian skipper Anil Kumble has described the Team India World Cup squad as the best team till date.
Faridabad, Sep 9(ANI): One person was killed and several others were feared trapped inside the debris of a three-storey building, which collapsed on Wednesday in Haryana's Faridabad district.
Faridabad, Aug 29 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a school teacher allegedly stripped a nine year old girl of her top for not paying the tuition fee, in Faridabad.
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a Community Radio Station (CRS) at Manav Rachna Education Society in Faridabad.
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) As many as 10,035 candidates cleared the Joint Entrance Examination-2009 (JEE-2009) for admission to 15 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) with 17-year-old Nitin Jain from Faridabad topping the list, it was announced Monday.
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): India will host a five-day international workshop starting from today on 'Green Customs Initiatives' to bring awareness about environment protection and the role of customs officers in enforcing environmental laws on the borders.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Recognising the importance of protecting the environment to save life on earth and the role of Customs Officers in enforcing Environmental Laws on the International Borders, the National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics (NACEN) will organise an international workshop on the 'Green Customs Initiatives' under the aegis of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) on May 25.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Sheer hard work turned 17-year-old Tanvi Aggarwal's dream into reality - she is India's topmost scorer in the CBSE Class 12 exams with a whopping 98.4 percent marks. 'I can't believe it!' she keeps saying.
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Leading conservationists, environmental NGOs and even Haryana's environment minister Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to extend a ban on mining in the state's Aravalli hills, one of the oldest mountain chains in India, saying it would check rampant ecological degradation.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court order Friday to continue the ban on mining activities in the Aravalli foothills in Haryana can only materialise if proper implementation by the state machinery is undertaken, the Federation of Indian Mining Industry (FIMI) has said.
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Conservationists and even Haryana's environment minister Friday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to extend a ban on mining in the state's Aravalli hills, one of the oldest mountain chains in India, saying it would check rampant ecological degradation.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Taking note of the 'serious ecological degradation' of the Aravalli foothills in Haryana, the Supreme Court Friday extended the ban on mining activities in the region that has been badly scarred due to largescale extraction of marble and other material.
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday ordered a magisterial probe into a devastating fire in the factory of footwear company Lakhani Industries in Faridabad town adjoining Delhi.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The turnout was dismal at the Congress rally in Haryana Monday, so low that Haryana police had to intervene to ensure that the crowd stayed put during Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's address.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Did Congress MP Avtar Singh Bhadana, seeking to be re-elected from Faridabad, forget that he was addressing a public rally not an internal party meet? It certainly seemed so when he made a plea to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to stop infighting in the party in front of thousands of voters.
Faridabad, May 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had to cancel his public meeting in this Haryana town bordering the national capital Monday because of inclement weather.
Faridabad, May 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had to cancel his public meeting in this Haryana town bordering the national capital Monday because of inclement weather after sudden rains.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Looking for a restaurant to dine out with your family or need some personalised tips on how to arrange birthday and corporate parties or for that matter big, lavish weddings -- the information is now just an SMS away.
Faridabad, May 3 (IANS) Ten workers were killed and at least five were still missing after a fire broke out at a factory in Faridabad near New Delhi, authorities said Sunday, adding that an inquiry was ordered.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Mansi Bhatia, a cute seven-year-old girl from Faridabad, was briefly the cynosure of all eyes at the prime minister's residence at 7, Race Course Road Monday evening after she figured on the jacket of a book authored by IT icon N. R. Narayana Murthy.
Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) Haryana's Mewat district is just 30 km from its showcase city of Gurgaon. But the difference between the two worlds couldn't be more stark.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) After the sensational murders of IT executive Jigisha Ghosh and journalist Soumya Vishwanathan, police have suggested that women wear high heels to work, carry heavy bags, and use both to hit would-be assailants below the belt.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday justified the National Highway Authority of India's (NHAI) move to demolish a boundary wall and dismissed the Apollo Hospital's plea against it.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Showing a human side to policing, men of the Delhi Police cooked food and extended all possible help to the grieving parents of murdered IT executive Jigisha Ghosh.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The 28-year-old call centre employee, whose body was found in Haryana's Faridabad district Friday, was smothered to death, with robbery apparently the motive behind the murder.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The body of a missing call centre employee has been found in Faridabad, next to the national capital, police said Saturday. Sagrika Ghosh, resident of Vasant Vihar in south Delhi, was missing since Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The body of a missing call centre employee has been found in Faridabad, next to the national capital, police said Saturday. Sagarika Ghosh, resident of Vasant Vihar in south Delhi, was missing since Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A Supreme Court appointed panel was Thursday accused of ignoring for five years the continued degradation of the land in the Aravali ranges near Faridabad in Haryana due to rampant mining.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal today announced the setting up of UNESCO Regional Centre for Biotechnology in Faridabad and Haryana.
Faridabad, Feb. 10 (ANI): Minister of State for Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes on Monday said the Government is seriously contemplating comprehensive amendments in the Factories Act, 1948 that would require the concerned agencies to come together periodically and deliberate upon the matters of Occupational Safety and Health.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) North India will become a big desert if the Aravalli range - one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world - is not protected, say environmentalists, hailing a recent recommendation by a Supreme Court committee in this regard and hoping that court orders would be implemented this time.
In a bid to provide houses to poor, government is now mulling to make ?adequate housing reservation policy? under which the people from Low Income Group (LIG) and Economic Weaker Sections (EWS) will also own cheaper houses
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) In order to make housing affordable for the weaker sections of society, the government is thinking of reserving 20 percent of space in housing projects for them.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Wednesday announced the launch of its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) in the Haryana in association with Smart Digivision.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, an Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) company, is a sole bidder for a Rs.26.76-billion (Rs.2,676-crore) greenfield expressway project in the national capital region, the company said Wednesday.
Faridabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Radha Gosai was eagerly awaiting the new year. On Jan 2, 2009, she was supposed to travel to Mumbai to meet her son, an intern in the Taj hotel. She had not seen him for a year. Now she will never see him again.
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Three Nigerians have been arrested here for trying to smuggle 2.5 kg of high-quality heroin valued at Rs.25 million in the international market to London through courier, police said Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Chaudhary Munawwar Hasan was killed in a road accident on the outskirts of the national capital early Wednesday, police said.
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Kapil Sibal Sunday announced 20 more biotech parks will be set up throughout the country for promoting research in the field of life sciences.
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): There are virtually no epidemiological studies from India assessing the level of awareness of diabetes in the whole population.
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Liquor smuggling cases have risen by 400 percent in the last one week in the capital, police say. No, there's no new Al Capone in town. Just that assembly elections are around the corner.
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) To augment and modernise its existing fleet of buses and infrastructure, Haryana Roadways has decided to purchase 1,000 new buses by the end of 2012.
Morinda (Punjab), Oct 16 (IANS) Claas India Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Germany's Class group, Thursday inaugurated a harvester combine unit at Morinda near Chandigarh.
New Delhi, Oct 14(IANS) Hiring auto rickshaws and taxis from the airport, railway station and inter-state bus terminus in Delhi to go to areas like Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad would become easy after an agreement was signed Tuesday for their unrestricted movement in the national capital region (NCR).
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): The country's flagship public sector undertaking in the steel sector, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), has informed its MoU HR Coil customers in writing that their purchases from the company are only meant for actual consumption and that any resale of the product will attract punitive action.
As was expected, the Gujjar agitations had come out of Rajasthan, the epicentre of upheaval and engulfed the Delhi and the National
A mild earthquake of 4.3 magnitude rattled Delhi and NCR (National Capital Region) early in the morning on Monday. No damage to life and property has been reported so far from the torment region. Monday morning began with a