Haryana to replace Ambala Municipal Corporation with 2 councils
Haryana to replace Ambala Municipal Corporation with 2 councils


Haryana to replace Ambala Municipal Corporation with 2 councils: The Haryana government on Saturday decided to abolish the Ambala Municipal Corporation and instead set up two separate municipal councils, said a state government spokesman. “Ambala City and Ambala Sadar will now have separate Municipal Councils as the earlier Municipal Corporation, Ambala, has been abolished in the interest

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today flagged off the electric bus service of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC). Eleven buses were flagged off for local destinations on nine different routes from the State Secretariat here by Thakur. He said the Centre would bear 90 per cent cost of

SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees

SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees: The Supreme Court today allowed Himachal Pradesh government to permit “silviculture felling” of trees to a very limited extent and said this activity should be monitored very carefully to see whether it helps in regenerating forests. The apex court, which had in December 1996 directed the

Haryana to have film university Haryana to have film university

Haryana film university: With Hindi films like “Dangal” and “Sultan”, which had a strong Haryana connection, turning out to be blockbusters, the state government is planning to set up a film university in the state. Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Friday that a Film University would be established in the state so that talented

Haryana woman dies in amusement park mishap Haryana woman dies in amusement park mishap

Haryana woman dies in amusement park mishap: A woman died of scalping after her hair got stuck in the tyre of a car ride at an amusement park near Yadavindra Gardens in Panchkula’s Pinjore.The woman identified as Puneet Kaur hailed from Rampura Phul city of Bathinda district. The body of the deceased was handed over to the

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins
In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins: A day after celebrations ended in other northern states, Mahashivratri festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town that will continue for a week, began on Thursday amidst a gathering of over 200 hill gods and goddesses.The festival is celebrated with a difference in this historical town, popularly known as Chhoti Kashi.

Sun shines bright in Himachal Pradesh hills

Sun shines bright in Himachal Pradesh hills. After two days of widespread snowfall, Shimla, Manali and other hill destinations on Wednesday woke up to a bright, sunny but bone-chilling day, the weather office said. Residents of Shimla shivered as icy winds after snowfall brought down the minimum temperature to 1.9 degrees Celsius. For the past

Himachal proposes 2018-19 annual plan at Rs 6,300 cr
Himachal proposes 2018-19 annual plan at Rs 6,300 cr

Himachal proposes 2018-19 annual plan at Rs 6,300 cr: The annual plan of Himachal Pradesh for 2018-19 has been proposed at Rs 6,300 crore compared with Rs 5,700 crore for the current fiscal, denoting a 10.52 per cent increase, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said here on Monday. Presiding over a meeting of legislators to finalise

Haryana to penalise those abandoning milch cows
Haryana to penalise those abandoning milch cows

Haryana to penalise those abandoning milch cows: Those abandoning milch cows in Haryana will have to pay a fine of Rs 5,100, a senior officials said on Monday. Haryana Gau Seva Aayog Chairman Bhani Ram Mangla said: “For this purpose, a mobile application is being prepared with the assistance of information technology cell in the

Punjab Police marks presence on social media
Punjab Police marks presence on social media

Punjab Police marks presence on social media: The Punjab Police today marked its presence on the social media to counter misinformation campaign and false propaganda unleashed by radicals or gangsters to influence people, especially youth. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh formally launched the online campaign of the Punjab Police here. With this, the Facebook page of the Punjab

Aadhaar not compulsory for treatment: Haryana govt to hospitals
Aadhaar not compulsory for treatment: Haryana govt to hospitals

Aadhaar not compulsory for treatment: Haryana govt to hospitals : The Haryana government has directed hospitals across the state not to deny or delay treatment to any patient without Aadhaar card or any other identity card. The directive assumes significance as it comes after a case of reported denial to a pregnant woman into the labour

Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow
Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow

Shimla snow: Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla and its nearby tourist destinations on Monday were wrapped in snow, giving them a picturesque look.Towns in upper Shimla district were cut off with snow piled on roads, a Met official said.This was the season’s second significant snowfall that froze the “Queen of Hills”, as Shimla was fondly called by

Himachal CM hits out at Congress for targeting his govt
Himachal CM hits out at Congress for targeting his govt

Himachal CM hits out at the Congress leaders for targeting the BJP government in the state for no valid reasons, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today said those who did nothing in the last five years were questioning the performance of the 44-day-old current regime. Talking to reporters, he alleged that the Congress leaders

President attends 1st convocation of NIFTEM in Haryana
President attends 1st convocation of NIFTEM in Haryana

President attends 1st convocation of NIFTEM in Haryana: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday attended the first convocation ceremony of the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) at Sonepat, Haryana. Speaking at the event, the President said, “India has been an agrarian economy ever since our ancestors planted grains in the Indus Valley.

Haryana to withdraw FIRs against 822 Jat agitationists
Haryana to withdraw FIRs against 822 Jat agitationists

Haryana to withdraw FIRs against 822 Jat agitationists: Under pressure from the politically dominant Jat community, the BJP government in Haryana has decided to withdraw criminal cases against 822 people who were booked for violence in the state during the Jat agitationists for reservation in February 2016. The state government has approved the withdrawal of 70

Gangster Arun Gujjar Encounter
Encounter of Gangster Arun Gujjar in Faridabad

Gangster Arun Gujjar Encounter: Haryana and Rajasthan police encounter of gangster Arun Gujjar in Faridabad. Arun Gajjar had in link with ‘Hariya Gang’.  Many cases of theft, murder were registered against him.More than a year after six prisoners escaped from Patiala’s Nabha high-security jail in Punjab on 27 November, 2016, the state police gunned down

Cold conditions persist in HP
Cold conditions persist in HP

Cold conditions persist in HP: Cold-wave conditions persisted in most parts of Himachal Pradesh today, even as the minimum temperatures rose marginally. The region had a windy and cloudy day and the local MeT office has predicted rains or snow at isolated places tomorrow, as a fresh western disturbances lie over the Himalayan region.Minimum temperatures rose marginally

Gudiya rape case: Court decides to extend the judicial custody of all accused

Gudiya rape case: Court decides to extend the judicial custody of all accused. In Gudiya rape case 9 policemen are in jail after the murder of accused of Gudiya rape name Suraj in police custody. All the accused in were presented before the court of the District and Sessions Court. CJM Ranjeet Singh Thakur decides

Khelo India Games
Khelo India Games: Mahima Thakur bags Gold Medal

Kabbadi player Mahima Thakur bags 2 medals including gold medal. Khelo India Games are going on in Delhi. According to information, Sports Minister will Honor Mahima for the wonderful performance in the games. Mahima thakur is native of Kullu.

Grapplers help Haryana lead medals tally at Khelo India Games
Grapplers help Haryana lead medals tally at Khelo India Games

Grapplers help Haryana lead medals tally at Khelo India Games:  Haryana wrestlers carried their state to the top of the medals tally at the end of the fifth days competition in the first Khelo India School Games. Seven of their eight medals of the day came from wrestling as the northern state now have 52 medals with