Haryana bans nitrogen-laced drinks and food after Delhi man’s hole in stomach

The Haryana food and drugs administration department on Thursday banned the use of nitrogen in food and drinks across the state. The ban comes almost a month after news of a 30-year-old Delhi man gulping down a drink topped with liquid nitrogen and ending with a gaping hole in his stomach came to the fore. A government statement issued from Chandigarh on Friday stated that keeping in view the interest of the health of people in the state, the Haryana government has prohibited the flushing or mixing of liquid nitrogen with any…

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Haryana government planning to do away with school bags

The Haryana government is planning to come up with a new pilot scheme under which students will not be carrying bags and their books would be kept in schools. Students will no more carry bags and books to schools         The Haryana government is planning to come up with a new pilot scheme under which students will not be carrying bags and their books would be kept in schools. The scheme will be implemented in 50 schools in the state for the upcoming academic session. Additional Chief…

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Haryana May Soon Have Open Jails

AMBALA: Haryana government is considering opening a few ‘open’ jails in line with the ones operating in states like Rajasthan and Gujarat. Talking to mediapersons today, Director General (Prisons) Yashpal Singhal said that he had talked to the DG (Prisons) Rajasthan recently and got the details of working of such jails there. “The necessity of setting up such jails is being examined. There are 18,000 inmates in various central and district jails in Haryana, out of which hardly 30 per cent are hardcore criminals,” said DG Singhal. He also said that…

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