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The physical tests for police recruitment in Haryana have started on June 15 and over 1.30 lakh candidates have appeared for it

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  • Directions have been issued to depute four doctors to examine the candidates before their registration
  • Any candidate found trying to take drugs during the physical fitness test for recruitment to Haryana Police at Kurukshetra, he/she will be disqualified
  • The physical tests for recruitment started on June 15 and over 1.30 lakh candidates have appeared in these

CHANDIGARH: With three candidates mysteriously dying after undergoing physical tests for police recruitment in Haryana’s Kurukshetra district in recent days, the Haryana Staff Selection Commission on Sunday, July 3, warned candidates that they would be disqualified if it was found that they had taken performance-enhancing drugs for the recruitment.

Commission chairman Bharat Bhushan Bharti said that if any candidate is found trying to take drugs during the physical fitness test for recruitment to Haryana Police at Kurukshetra, the candidate would be disqualified.

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Performance enhancing drugs. Image source: 40pluscareerguru.blogspot.com
Performance enhancing drugs. Image source: 40pluscareerguru.blogspot.com

“Also, strict action would be taken against that candidate according to the rules,” he said.

Bharti said that a special team has been constituted to keep vigil on candidates and directions have been issued to depute four doctors to examine the candidates before their registration.

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“The commission had already warned candidates regarding it through its notification issued on March 16,” he said.

The physical tests for recruitment started on June 15 and over 1.30 lakh candidates have appeared in these.

Many candidates complained of exhaustion as the tests were conducted when the summer was in full swing and humid conditions were prevailing. (IANS)

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    Drug abuse has become one of the major issues in Haryana. There should be strict laws to take care of this

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Annan was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with the UN in 2001 "for their work for a better organised and more peaceful world".

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India on Saturday condoled the death of former UN Secretary General and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan with President Ram Nath Kovind expressing his condolences to the former Ghanaian diplomat’s family and the UN community as a whole.

“Sorry to learn of the passing of former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan,” Kovind said on the Rashtrapati Bhavan Twitter handle.

“My condolences to his family and to the UN community,” he stated.

Annan, 80, died on Saturday in Switzerland after a short illness, with his wife and three children by his side.

“It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that the former Secretary General of the UN and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness,” his family said.

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Annan was the first black African to take up the role of the world’s top diplomat, serving two terms from 1997 to 2006. Flickr

Annan was the first black African to take up the role of the world’s top diplomat, serving two terms from 1997 to 2006. He later served as the UN special envoy for Syria, leading efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict.

He also led a UN commission to investigate the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar.

The Myanmar government led by Aung San Suu Kyi supported Annan’s recommendations on the crisis in the country’s Rakhine State.

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Annan was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with the UN in 2001 “for their work for a better organised and more peaceful world”.

His tenure as the UN chief coincided with the Iraq war and the HIV/Aids pandemic. (IANS)