Everything you need to know about Rohtak Town: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Rohtak Town: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Rohtak (Haryana), May 15 (IANS) Scores of followers of controversial godman Rampal were Wednesday moved out of the Satlok Ashram at Karontha village near this Haryana town by the district administration to maintain law and order in the area.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Jay- Z's mother, Gloria Carter, has revealed that the first-time dad finds it difficult to hide his joy when he spends time with his daughter- Blue Ivy.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) on Monday hit out at the Congress Government in Haryana over the recent clashes in which three persons were killed in Rohtak.
New York, May 13 (ANI): Sunbathing beauties have angered parents after baring teeny bikinis in Stuyvesant Town's children playgrounds.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 13 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has ordered magisterial inquiry into the violent clashes in Karontha in Haryana's Rohtak District in the wake of three people losing their lives and over 100 others being injured following attempts to evict a local god man from the area.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 13 (ANI): At least three people have died and over 100 others have been injured in clashes between the public and the local police in Rohtak, Haryana, following attempts to evict a local god man from the area.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 13 (IANS) Tension continued in Karontha village near this Haryana town Monday and security personnel trawled the streets after clashes between police and Arya Samaj supporters protesting the reopening of an ashram of a controversial godman.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 12 (IANS) Two people, including a woman, were killed and 114 others injured in clashes between Arya Samaj protestors and police near this Haryana town Sunday, police said. The protestors torched buses while opposing the re-opening of an ashram (sect premises) of a controversial godman near here.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 12 (ANI): A youth was dead and around 25 others injured in a violent clash between the Arya Samaj activists and the police near Karontha village in Rohtak here on Sunday.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 12 (IANS) Angry mobs clashed with the police and set two buses on fire during a violent protest against the opening of an ashram of a controversial godman near here Sunday, an official said.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) TV actress Jaya Bhattacharya will be seen in Life OK's new season of "Savdhaan India - 100 days 100 Fightbacks".
Rohtak (Haryana), April 28 (IANS) A teenaged school student was shot dead allegedly by his classmates in a town in this Haryana district Sunday, police said. A mob later went on a rampage setting a car on fire and vandalising the house of an accused.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) South Africa has emerged as the new popular destination for Indian leisure travellers on a budget, followed by Egypt and Morocco, according to a survey by an international travel site.
Cape Town, April 24 (IANS) Eight scholchildren were killed and 25 injured when their bus overturned in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, authorities said Wednesday.
Rohtak, April 20 (IANS) A man in this Haryana town was Saturday booked for raping his 32-year-old non-resident Indian (NRI) sister, police said.
Cape Town, Apr 20 (ANI): After US police shot dead a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, who once lived in Russia, Moscow has issued a statement, saying it condemns all 'terrorists' regardless of their nationality.
Rohtak (Haryana), April 18 (IANS) Just a day after his girlfriend committed suicide, a yoth studying at the Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) here ended his life by consuming a poisonous substance, police said Thursday.
Cape Town, Apr 18 (ANI): Iran has increased installations of high-tech machines that could be used in a nuclear weapons programme to over 600 in the last three months, it has been claimed.
Cape Town, Apr 17 (ANI): Former South African president FW de Klerk has rejected accusations that former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was a racist.
Los Angeles, April 15 (IANS) Actor-director Jon Hamm loves period drama TV series "Downton Abbey".
New Delhi, April 14 (ANI): Bollywood beauties walked the ramp on day 2 of the India International Jewelry Week 2013, which saw some of the most glamorous and exclusive designs by the best jewelry houses of India.
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) A gang helping class 10 and 12 students in Haryana's Rohtak district to cheat in examinations has been busted and five people, including the superintendent of an examination centre, have been arrested, police said Saturday.
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Controversial new Sunderland coach Paolo Di Canio has vowed to 'slap faces' and 'kick bottoms' in a bid to save the club from relegation.
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) Haryana's main opposition party, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), Monday sought an independent judicial inquiry into an alleged sex video clip of a senior state politician whose son is a senior minister in the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.
Rohtak (Haryana), March 30 (IANS) A senior surgeon of the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here was suspened following allegations that he was taking bribes from patients, PGIMS officials said here Saturday.
Sydney, Mar 27 (ANI): Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq, who was booed by a handful of cricket fans as his the team arrived in Lahore, has said his team's humiliating 3-0 Test series whitewash against South Africa is an alarming situation for them.
Chandigarh, March 23 (IANS) In Haryana's hinterland, not just lawmakers and law-enforcing agencies deal with law. Diktats, many of them strange ones, keep coming from all quarters. The recent ones have been about stopping girls from wearing skirts to schools and prohibiting them from dancing and even banning chowmein.
Haryana, Mar 16 (ANI): Village council heads in Haryana also known as Khaps have demanded amendment of the Marriage Act and lowering of marriage age for women, after new anti rape law draft reduces age of sexual consent to 16.
Cape Town, Mar 10 (ANI): South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has said that he is now equally comfortable in his role of wicketkeeper.
Cape Town, March 6 (IANS) The African National Congress (ANC) has refuted a statement by the father of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius that "the ANC government is not willing to protect white South Africans".
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (IANS) With the leaders of the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in jail, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda finds himself at loggerheads with detractors within his own Congress party.
Cape Town, Feb 28 (ANI): The best friends of Oscar Pistorius' slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp have claimed they are shocked by the events surrounding the death of their closest pal, adding that the couple appeared to be very happy with each other.
Cape Town, Feb 28 (ANI): The family of Oscar Pistorius' slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has rejected speculations that the model was pregnant when she was shot and killed by the Paralympic star.
The Minister of Railways Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal has announced the introduction of 67 new Express trains, 26 passenger trains, 5 MEMU services and 8 DEMU services while presenting the Railway Budget 2013-14 in Parliament today
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday announced the introduction of 67 new express trains, 26 passenger trains, 5 MEMU services and 8 DEMU services.
Cape Town, Feb 26 (ANI): The toilet door through which Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot, has been touted as a critical piece of evidence by a Durban forensic pathologist hired by the Paralympic star's defence.
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) A man involved in online betting on cricket was Saturday arrested in Haryana and 140 mobile phones seized, police said here.
Centurion, Feb 20 (IANS) South Africa cricket coach Gary Kirsten has requested the curator for a less turning track when they take on Pakistan in the third and final Test here at the SuperSport Park here Friday.
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) South Africa has been guaranteed the number-one position on the ICC Test Championship table at the April 1 cut-off date after victory in the Cape Town Test against Pakistan.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) There can be no peaceful transition in the Indian society without total political change, says former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam.
Cape Town, Feb. 17 (ANI): Former South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, after sudden departure from all forms of cricket, has replaced his love of cricket with his passion to save the rhinos.
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said he would make all possible efforts to get wrestling included in the 2020 Olympic Games.
Gurgaon, Feb 13 (IANS) Gurgaon's new Police Commissioner Alok Mittal Wednesday said that crime prevention and control will be his priorities and promised starting a public helpline in his office soon.
Gurgaon, Feb 12 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has rescheduled to Feb 21 his proposed meeting with sacked Maruti Suzuki workers, a trade union leader said Tuesday.
London, Feb. 12 (ANI): A pair of British adventurers has broken two world records after driving 10,300 miles from Cape Town to London, in a lightning fast 10-and-a-half days.
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A website for adulterous affairs has been clicked on a whopping 52,375 times from computers used by British MPs and their staff, a media report said Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A 73-year-old advocate was arrested here for his involvement in more than 92 cases of forgery and motor vehicle theft, police said Friday.
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's opening batsman Imran Farhat has left for South Africa to join the country's squad playing a test series against the hosts.
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and seven people were injured Thursday night in a bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, media reports said.
Karachi, Feb. 7 (ANI): South African commentator Mike Haysman has said that Pakistan has no chance of winning a Test on their tour of the country.
Karachi, Feb. 6 (ANI): Pakistan have 10 days to figure out a way to counter South Africa's new-ball bowling attack ahead of the second Test at Newlands.
Cape Town (South Africa), Feb.5 (ANI): Proteas strength and conditioning coach Rob Walter has said that the players will put in some "cricket time" during the 10-day break between the first and second Test matches against Pakistan.
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Two British adventurers are attempting to smash the world record for a gruelling 10,000-mile (16,000-km) drive from Cape Town to London in just 10 days.
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) Haryana's politics has mostly revolved around its towering leaders. But the state is now witnessing an unlikely row over the statues of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's father Ranbir Singh in his hometown Rohtak.
Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 30 (IANS) A recently-retired police officer was gunned down in Haryana Wednesday by three unidentified car-borne assailants, an official said.
Cape Town, Jan. 28 (ANI): South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir has been added to the Proteas' Test squad as cover for Robin Peterson for the first Test against Pakistan which starts at the Wanderers on Friday.
Cape Town, Jan 27 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire dimmed Tunisia's hopes of advancing in the 2013 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) after a thumping 3-0 victory.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sent to judicial custody till Feb 1 an environment and forests ministry official arrested by the CBI for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs.7 lakh for getting environmental clearance for a mining firm in Odisha.
Gurgaon, Jan 20 (IANS) A notorious inter-state gangster, carrying a reward of Rs.1 lakh on his arrest, and his three associates were arrested here Sunday after brief firing, police said. Three pistols and 39 live cartridges were seized.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) An official of the central environment and forests ministry was arrested while receiving a bribe of Rs.7 lakh for giving clearance to a mining project, the CBI said Thursday.
Cape Town, Jan 14 (IANS) A diarrhoea outbreak in South Africa's Cape Town city has led to the death of at least two children and the hospitalisation of 2,800 others, Xinhua reported.
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 people of about 8,000 households in China's Shanghai city are relying on bottled water and delivery by fire engines after a tanker dumped chemical waste into an upper stream of the Huangpu river.
Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 12 (IANS) A teenaged rape victim was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here with severe burn injuries after she attempted suicide late Friday night, police said.
Sonipat, Jan 12 (ANI): Social fear haunted a minor rape victim in Sonipat district of Haryana as she set herself on fire late on Friday evening.
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Courtney Cox has revealed that she has used Botox and other anti-aging treatments in a bid to turn back the hands of time, as she admits she is scared of getting old.
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Haryana has got a railway line after 33 years with the newly-constructed Rewari-Jhajjar-Rohtak railway line being inaugurated Tuesday, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said.
Cape Town, Jan. 8 (ANI): 'Abandoned' Proteas leg spinner Imran Tahir has said there is 'no chance' of 'throwing in the towel' and giving up his international ambitions.
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox says she wants to focus on showing less of her face, and more of her bosom in the latest season of US TV sitcom "Cougar Town".
Wellington, Jan 3(ANI): New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said every single player in the Kiwi dressing room is hurting after the whole team was dismissed for a measly 45 in the first innings within the opening day session of the Newlands Test against South Africa.
Cape Town, Jan 2(ANI): Vernon Philander bowled one of the best new ball spells in recent times, snaring five wickets for just seven runs, to help South Africa bulldoze New Zealand for just 45 runs in the first innings of the Cape Town Test on day one.
Cape Town, Jan.1 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin says he and his teammates have to take a positive frame of mind into their test series against South Africa.
Wellington, Dec 31(ANI): South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has claimed the team wants to dominate world cricket for next four to five year, ahead of what should be a comparatively straight forward assignment against New Zealand in the upcoming series.
Wellington, Dec 28(ANI): South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis believes it would take some special efforts from New Zealand to beat them in their upcoming Test series, adding that the Proteas are carrying momentum with them after their comfortable 2-1 win in the Twenty20 series.
Rohtak (Haryana), Dec 21 (IANS) A notorious criminal was gunned down, apparently by his rivals, in Haryana's Bahadurgarh town in Jhajjar district Friday, police said.
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) Belarus, a land-locked country west of Russia, has proposed to set up an engine assembly and manufacturing unit of Minsk Motor in Haryana.
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) Haryana Police arrested two men from the Jassiya bypass road in Rohtak district for their alleged involvement in cases of a theft of Rs.5 lakh and murder.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) An excise inspector and his associate were arrested for impersonating as service tax officials in order to cheat wedding venue owners in the capital, police said Monday.
Cape Town, Dec 11 (IANS) Hackers have attacked several websites of the South African government in the past few days, a media report said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail is a "good decision" that would help to strengthen the economy, said Congress MP from Rohtak Deepender Singh Hooda.
Rohtak (Haryana), Dec 4 (IANS) Three Class 7 students of a private school in Haryana's Rohtak town were booked Tuesday for allegedly sodomising their classmate, police said.
Rohtak, Dec 4 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy was thrown out of a moving train by two men after a tiff over a seat in Haryana's Rohtak district, police said Tuesday.
Cape Town, Dec 2 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga says she got a chance to get a close glimpse of lions when she recently went on a safari trip in Johannesburg.
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) The popularity of Korean pop singer Psy's "Gangnam Style" has inspired a restaurant here to name itself upon the hit number. The singer has no plans to sue the owner.
Rohtak (Haryana), Nov 30 (IANS) Two youth accused of allegedly gang-raping a Dalit woman in Haryana committed suicide by jumping before a moving train on the Rohtak-Delhi line Friday, police said here.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi bagged three points in their drawn match against Tamil Nadu here Tuesday while Baroda clinched a thriller against Haryana on the final day of the Ranji Trophy fourth round matches.
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) At least two people died in a bomb attack Wednesday in Pakistan's port city of Karachi.
London, Nov. 21 (ANI): A pensioner from Leicester, UK, hitchhiked for nearly two months to travel 10,000 miles to Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, to say his last goodbye to his beloved wife Diana.
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Singer Rihanna surprised her fans by groping her bust as she performed here during her 777 tour.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Odisha got their first outright win in four years defeating Haryana in Rohtak on the final day of the third round of Ranji Trophy matches. Chasing 148 to win, Odisha were 60/3 overnight and lost Abhilash Mallick early on.
Washington, Nov. 16(ANI): Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter has been absolved of drug possession charges, it has been revealed.
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Five criminals involved in a recent kidnapping of a 17-year-old son of a businessman in Rohtak district have been arrested following a joint operation of Rohtak and Sonipat police force, Haryana Police said.
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Vishal Bhardwaj, who earlier explored the badlands of western Uttar Pradesh for "Omkara", wanted a rustic Haryana setting for his new film "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola" and set costume designer Payal Saluja on the job. And what an image change it turns out to be for its stars Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma!
London, Nov. 9 (ANI): A Russian politician is making a bid to buy the Austrian house where Adolf Hitler was born, to destroy it - thwarting the town mayor's plans to revamp it into luxury apartments.
Cape Town, Nov 9 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has started collecting memorabilia for its new museum and has opened the door for public donations.
Sydney, Oct 31(ANI): Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald has backed pace sensation Vernon Philander to wreck Australian hopes of reclaiming the number one ranking in Test cricket, saying the fast pitches Down Under would suit Philander's bowling style.
Sydney, Oct 29 (ANI): In form South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander has said he is looking forward to bowl against Australia on a juicy green top at the Gabba, Brisbane, which is set to offer good pace and bounce to the quicks.
Rohtak (Haryana), Oct 28 (IANS) Having taken a U-turn over the issue of lowering the marriageable age for girls to curb growing incidents of rape in the state, Haryana's Khaps have now demanded that the state government impose a ban on weddings at night.
Rohtak (Haryana), Oct. 28 (ANI): Under the banner of 'Khap Panchayat' the elders of Jat community have issued a diktat against marriages within same Gotra (clan) of their society.
Rohtak (Haryana), Oct 27 (IANS) A woman in a village in Haryana's Rohtak district has been booked by the police for hiding the fact that her minor daughter was raped, police said Saturday.
Rohtak, Oct. 17 (ANI): A delegation of 24 lawmakers is visiting Haryana to review the situation arising out of the spate of rape cases, including that of a girl who killed herself after she was forced to have sex with three men.