Apr 08

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh. Three people from Una district of Himachal Pradesh have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 economics paper leak. The arrested accused have been identified as Rakesh Kumar (commerce lecturer), clerk Amit Sharma and class IV

Shimla gets its first grid-connected solar plant

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur recently inaugurated the first grid-connected solar power plant in Shimla having a capacity of 35 KW, installed on the rooftop of the Department of Environment, Science and Technology. The power generated by the solar plant would be consumed by the building and remaining power would be sold to

Water level increases in canals as the water flow stopped to Pakistan

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 6: Amid the news of water level going down hazardously in the Punjab, there is good news that water level of Bhakhra has gone up to 22.23 feet above. The main reason for this development is to stop the water flowing to Pakistan. In the rainy days, approximately 500 Cusic water

Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations
Plea in SC against CBSE move to conduct re-examinations

NEW DELHI: A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court against the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to cancel and re-conduct the economics exam of Class XII held on March 26 and the mathematics paper of Class X on March 28 over suspicion of alleged question paper leak. The petition, filed by

Protest march taken out against film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir' in Jalandhar
Protest march taken out against film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ in Jalandhar

Protest march taken out against film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ in Jalandhar Jalandhar – Many roads in the city were jammed on Saturday as there was a protest over the film “Nanak Shah Fakir’. The satkar committee held the protest holding pictures of the film crew. The movie produced in 2015 has run into trouble with the SGPC, which

Sushma swaraj meets families of 39 Indians missing in Iraq
Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: MoS V.K. Singh

Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: MoS V.K. Singh.  Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (Retd) V.K. Singh said that the legal procedures of obtaining the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in Iraq has been completed and New Delhi was waiting for Baghdad to give the green signal.

SC dismisses petitions filed over CBSE paper leak
SC shocked at over 600 per cent overcrowding in jails

NEW DELHI: Prisoners cannot be kept in jail like animals,’ a shocked Supreme Court said after it was informed that many of the over 1,300 prisons across the country were overcrowded, even to the extent of more than 600 per cent. “What is the point in talking about prison reforms when we cannot keep them

Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 Mayawati Jaya Bachan Akhilesh Yadav
Rajya Sabha Elections 2018: Mayawati v/s Jaya Bachchan, Eyes on Akhilesh Yadav’s stand

Jaya Bachan can face problem due to Mayawati’s demand from Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday. Rajya Sabha Elections could be controversial in the Uttar Pradesh.Mayawati has demanded from Yadav to assign her ten committed Samajwadi Party MLAs to vote for BSP candidate Bhim Rao Ambedkar  in Rajya Sabha Elections. But Mayawati’s demand can be problematic for renowned actress

Rahul condoles Indians Iraq Islamic State death
Rahul condoles deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq by Islamic State

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his deepest condolence to the families of 39 Indians, killed in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS). Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and said, “I’m shocked to hear that 39 Indians who were in captivity since 2014, in Iraq, are now confirmed dead. My deepest condolences to the

39 Indians who were kidnapped in Iraq have died: Sushma Swaraj

39 Indians who were kidnapped in Iraq have died said Sushma Swaraj in RajyaSabha . External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday confirmed that 39 Indians, who went missing in Mosul in Iraq in the year 2014 have been killed. Speaking at Rajya Sabha, Swaraj said that the dreaded terror outfit Islamic State (IS)

Now, Dalai Lama events to kick-start from Dharamsala

Now, Dalai Lama events to kick-start from Dharamsala. After cancelling events in the national capital, the Tibetan government-in-exile will now start the pan-India programmes to mark the beginning of the 60th year of the Dalai Lama stepping on Indian soil, from its headquarters here, organisers said on Saturday. “The CTA (Central Tibetan Administration) will be

Himachal Pradesh firm accused of stealing Rs 2175 crores sales tax

Himachal Pradesh firm accused of stealing Rs 2175 crores sales tax. The Excise and Taxation Department of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday filed a cheating and fraud case against Indian Techno MAC Company in Sirmaur for allegedly stealing Rs 2,175 crores sales tax. The company, which was established before 2009, took the central sales tax exemption

Rajinikanth refuses to talk politics on pilgrimage in Himachal

Rajinikanth refuses to talk politics on pilgrimage in Himachal. Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth, who is on an annual spiritual pilgrimage to the Himalayas, refused to talk about politics when he was queried about his party, which is yet to be named. “I am on a pilgrimage here. It (the visit) is excellent, so divine and different from

HP: 920-kg drugs seized, 256 booked in special drive
HP: 920-kg drugs seized, 256 booked in special drive

Shimla – In a major crackdown, more than 920 kilograms of narcotics were seized and 256 persons, including a foreigner, booked for allegedly smuggling drugs during the past seven weeks in Himachal Pradesh, a senior police official said today.The special drive was launched by the police under a 100-day action plan, and around 88kg of cannabis,

Politics in India at uncertain, divided stage: Himachal Governor

Politics in India at uncertain, divided stage: Himachal Governor. Indian Politics is not in a good condition and is currently based on an uncertainty of ideas, pointed out Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat. He said this was because religion was being interpreted wrongly to the extent that it is creating divisions between and among

Sanitary Pad Rajdhani Express
Piyush Goyal hails sanitary pad dispensers installation in Rajdhani Express

Hailing the first-of-a-kind initiative of onboard sanitary pad dispensers in Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Railway minister Piyush Goyal announced that there are “plans to extend this facility to other trains as well”.  He took to his Twitter handle to speak on the same, “In a first of its kind initiative, Indian Railways installed sanitary pad

Himachal HC
Himachal HC gets tough against construction on green belt

Himachal HC: Acting tough against ongoing construction activities in Shimla, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered that no construction of any nature would be carried out in vacant lands or green belts without its consent.”No construction of any nature shall be carried out by the Municipal Corporation of Shimla over the vacant, green and

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Himachal to promote ‘no-honking’

No-honking: The government will launch a ‘no-honking’ campaign in Himachal Pradesh to spread awareness regarding the health hazards from honking by motorists, it was announced on Saturday.A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Manisha Nanda in Shimla. She said it had been felt that unnecessary honking was

Eight pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal Pradesh

Eight pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal Pradesh . According to sources, eight pilgrims who were belongs to Punjab were killed in Bilaspur Distt. of Himachal Pradesh. The vehicle rolled down a gorge at Swarghat on the Chandigarh-Manali national highway in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Mandeep Singh (28),

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Himachal CM to present budget for 2018-19 on March 9

Budget 2018-19: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will present his first budget for 2018-19 on March 9, speaker of the Assembly said on Wednesday.The month-long budget session commencing on March 6 would have seventeen sittings, including two private members days and nine days recess from March 17 to 25.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur,