Centre announce financial incentives on Akshay Urja Diwas

Akshay Urja DiwasHaryana, Aug 20 : Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Vilas Muttemwar today said that government is to implement a scheme to give financial incentives to youth promoting solar energy system.

While participating in the national level function of Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas at Panchkula, Muttemwar said there are 140 manufacturing units engaged in the manufacturing of water heater equipment in the country.

Adani Power Inks Power Purchase Pact With Haryana Govt

Adani Power Limited (APL) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Adani Power Inks Power Purchase Pact With Haryana GovtHaryana Government for supply of 1424 MW of Power for 25 years.

The bid was awarded to APL based on a competitive tariff bidding process which had taken place a few months ago.

The power will be supplied from the company's under-construction power generation facility in Mundra, Kutch, at the rate of Rs 2.94 per unit.

OK Play Receives Rs 32.70 Cr Order From Haryana Government

OK Play India Limited announced that the company has received an order of OK Play Receives Rs 32.70 Cr Order From Haryana Government Rs 32.70 crore from the government of Haryana.

OK Play India is a leading plastic molding company.

Under the proposed contract, the scope of work includes the supplying of water storage tanks for a value of Rs 32.70 Crores.

The order is applicable till March 31, 2009.

To further strengthen its business footprints, New Delhi-based company (OK Play India Limited) is eyeing to pump Rs 70 crore for constructing two facilities in Haryana and Tamil Nadu.

Heavy security at Kurukshetra ahead of Friday’s solar eclipse

Kurukshetra (Haryana), July 31: Security has been beefed up in Kurukshetra ahead of a fair to be held on Friday to mark the Solar eclipse.

Haryana Government sources said this precautionary step is being taken in the wake of the damage caused to life and property by the serial blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad.

Nearly 1.5 million pilgrims are expected to attend the solar eclipse tommorow.

According to Hindu mythology, whosoever takes a dip in the tanks here on the solar eclipse day, is freed from all his sins and attains salvation.

Sikh organisations shutdown in Punjab, Haryana against Dera Baba sect

Chandigarh, July 23: Sikh organisations are today observing a shutdown in Punjab and Haryana seeking an immediate arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh whose body guards had killed a person from Sikh community in Mumbai on June 20.

In the wake of the shutdown, the security has been tightened in both the states.

To instill confidence among people in the wake of the bandh, security forces flag marched yesterday at various places in the two States.

Damdami Taksal chief Harnam Singh Khalsa had on July 19 called for the shutdown, saying that only essential services including medical services will be allowed during the total shutdown sponsored by Sant Samaj, a conglomerate of various Sikh outfits.

Uneasy calm in Dabwali after Dera-Sikh clashes

Sirsa, July 19 : Uneasy calm prevailed in Haryana''s Sirsa district and parts of Punjab today, even as curfew remained clamped in Dabwali town following clashes between Dera Sacha Sauda followers a