Rohingyas divide Kashmir and Jammu regions on communal lines


Arjun Sharma The issue of Rohingyas that has shaken entire world has divided Jammu and Kashmir, the only Muslim majority state of the country, on communal lines. More than 10000 Rohingyas who are living in Jammu are being seen by the Hindu majority region as a virtual threat. On the other hand the Muslim majority

Shimla: Himachali cap created flutter at official function Shimla: Himachali cap created flutter at official function

Himachal topi leaves CM Virbhadra fuming at an official function in Shimla. Because he did not get the cap of his own choice and left the function mid way. The cap is tradition for Himachali people as cap known as Himachli Bushehri. The function was organised by the state’s health department with Union Minister J

Himachal Pradesh absentee teachers not to be spared Strict action to be taken against absentee teachers

Himachal Pradesh absentee teachers not to be spared. Teachers absent from their duties for long time without informing the authorities will not be spared in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. The education department is now going to take strict action against such teachers who have been absent for duty since long time without any notice.According

Undisciplined Govt school teachers to face trouble Undisciplined Govt school teachers to face trouble

Undisciplined Govt school teachers to face trouble. Teachers in Himachal Pradesh’s District Sirmaur, who have been absent for a long time without any information, will be going to face trouble, as the education department is going to take tough action on teachers who have been absent for long.According to the information received, there are about

Brand ambassador Modi becomes brand ambassador of Himachal during foreign visits

Modi becomes brand ambassador of Himcahal during foreign visitsPrime Minister Modi’s visit to Myanmar has once again brought Himachal Pradesh in headlines. Modi presented the research paper published in May 1986 to Myanmar State Councilor Dr. Aung San Suu Kyi by thr Indian High Study Institute Shimla. The title of this research is the Growth

J-K electricity employees to go on strike from Sep 12

Jammu and Kashmir electricity department employees today announced a three-day protest-cum- strike from September 12 in support of their demands, including regularisation of services of daily workers and sanctioning of risk allowances. Employees have worked hard for the department’s welfare and have left no stone unturned to take it to new heights. But officers and

Meet Jabna Chauhan India Youngest Sarpanch from Himachal Pradesh
Meet Jabna Chauhan, India’s Youngest Sarpanch from Himachal Pradesh

Meet Jabna Chauhan India Youngest Sarpanch from Himachal Pradesh . Hailing from a small village named Thajun, located in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, the 23-year-old Jabna Chauhan has proved this by becoming the youngest Sarpanch of India. The second child of a farmer – Shri Hariya, Jabna was good in academics in her childhood.

Landslide menace: We need leaders not ostriches in Himachal

Arjun Sharma Ludhiana: Lack of political will among the leaders to act against unauthorized constructions across the state of Himachal Pradesh has literally turned Shimla and surrounding areas into a landslide zone. A massive landslide triggered by cloudburst that claimed 55 lives in Mandi and another one on Shimla-Chandigarh national highway few days ago are

CM distributes awards among leading panchayats
CM distributes awards among leading panchayats

CM distributes awards among leading panchayats Hamirpur – Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that Himachal Pradesh was poised to achieve 100 percent targets of total cleanliness by 2019 and said that Himachal Pradesh had launched a comprehensive strategy to tackle the sanitation challenge based on motivating rural communities to end the traditional practice of open

Landslide buries several vehicles in Shimla suburb

Shimla, September 2: Shimla Landslide buries several vehicles in suburb. Eight vehicles were buried while three houses and a temple were damaged in a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains near Dhalli area in the suburbs of Shimla today, officials said. No loss of life was reported in the incident, they said adding that fifteen

12 army jawans injured in accident in J&K

12 army jawans injured in accident in J&K. Jammu, Sep 1 Twelve army jawans were injured when their vehicle skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir today.The vehicle carrying the army personnel rolled down into a gorge at Karua in Katra belt of the district,

13 soldiers injured in accident in Kashmir

Jammu: 13 soldiers injured accident Kashmir. Thirteen soldiers were injured on Friday when an Army vehicle plunged into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said.The vehicle went out of the driver’s control at Dhansar area. The injured were taken to a hospital, the police

Manmohan to lead Cong panel to Jammu next month

Jammu, Aug 31: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who heads the Congress’s policy planning group on Kashmir, will lead a team of party leaders to Jammu and Kashmir next month for discussion on current situation in the state.The Singh-led panel will visit Jammu on September 10 and 11 and Kashmir Valley on September 16 and

Doctor in Jammu arrested for molesting patient at clinic

Jammu, Aug 31: A doctor was today arrested on charges of molesting a patient at his clinic here, police said. The woman lodged a written complaint at the Government Medical College (GMC) police post alleging that the doctor tried to outrage her modesty during treatment at his private clinic at Raishamgarh colony in the heart

Virbhadra's decision not to fight assembly polls creates
Virbhadra’s decision not to fight assembly polls creates

Virbhadra’s decision not to fight assembly polls creates Shimla- Two ministers of Congress government in Himachal Pradesh has announced that they would contest the upcoming assembly polls only under the leadership of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who reportedly decided not fight the elections. After state Animal Husbandry minister Prakash Chowdhary announced that he would

ASI shot dead by militants in Anantnag

ASI shot dead by militants in Anantnag. Srinagar, Aug 28: An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police was today killed when militants fired upon him in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Militants fired at and injured ASI Abdul Rashid, who was on duty without a weapon, at Mehandi Kadal in Anantnag this afternoon, a police

HRTC has resumed bus services on all routes: Minister

Shimla, Aug 27: The Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) has resumed its bus services, which were suspended on August 24 due to violence in Haryana in the wake of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s conviction in a rape case, on all the routes, state Transport Minister G S Bali said today.He added

60 kg poppy seized from truck in Jammu

60 kg poppy seized from truck in Jammu. Jammu, Aug 26: The police here have seized 60 kg of poppy from a truck in Jammu city today after a long chase while the trucker managed to flee. On a specific information, the police party intercepted a truck at Narwal Chowk for checking, but the driver

HP stops vehicular traffic and buses towards Chandigarh
HP stops vehicular traffic and buses towards Chandigarh

HP stops vehicular traffic and buses towards Chandigarh. The passenger buses of the private and public transport from Himachal to Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi will remain suspended on Friday too.The Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) reviewed the situation and decided to halt the fleet of all 200 buses to the troubled states following violence

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh conviction: Abdullah takes a dig at security forces

Gurmeet Ram conviction Abdullah dig security forces. Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should sack Haryana CM M L Khattar for “gross dereliction of duty” in the wake of mounting death toll in violence following conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh by a special CBI court in