Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: ambala

Awareness camps, machines, inspection — how Haryana’s Ambala cut farm fires by 80% in a year

Ambala saw 702 farm fires last year between 15 September and 30 October. This year, figure has fallen to 146. Numbers compare quite favourably with Haryana’s overall figures.

Temples, mosques, gurdwaras help Ambala get high vaccination rate, best Haryana district tag

Ambala has 2.75 lakh people above the age of 45, who are eligible for vaccination, and the district had vaccinated 2,20,267 people till 13 April.

Forgive us, say ‘killers’ of two men after they attack wrong targets in Ambala

Members of slain gangster Davinder Bambiha claimed on Facebook the two victims were innocent & the murder happened out of a ‘misunderstanding’. Police are examining the claims.

Protesting farmers show black flags, block Haryana CM Khattar’s motorcade in Ambala

The farmers raised slogans against the government and said that they would continue to protest till the three farm laws are not repealed.

Rafale jets formally inducted into IAF, put up aerobatics display at Ambala Air Station

Rafale jets were formally deployed into IAF Squadron No. 17, known as the Golden Arrows. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and French minister Florence Parly were among those present.

India’s Rafale lands in Ambala, Rajnath warns those who threaten territorial integrity

Five aircraft and seven pilots land after 8,500-km journey from Merignac in France, welcomed at Ambala with traditional water salute.

BJP is looking to get around caste, the pulse of Haryana politics, and win the state

The BJP is once again relying on the strategy it adopted in some of the seats in 2014 — of fielding non-Jats in Jat areas and a non-Brahmin in a Brahmin seat.

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Nimrat Kaur in Test Case and Jennifer WInget in Code M | Manisha Yadav/ThePrint

Code M to Test Case—Ekta Kapoor gets it right on women in Army

The Navy will use Agnipath to recruit women as sailors. But there is a visible gap on our screens too – women are usually missing from shows on Indian military.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.