Jan 16

Variable tariff levies to make power expensive in punjab, says Sukhbir Badal

Power variable tariff levies to make power expensive in punjab, says Sukhbir Badal: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the Congress government was proposing to play a fraud with the industrial sector by promising power at Rs five per cent unit but actually delivering the same at even higher rates than those

Thousands take dip in Himachal rivers to mark Makar Sankranti
Thousands take dip in Himachal rivers to mark Makar Sankranti

Thousands take dip in Himachal rivers to mark Makar Sankranti: Shimla/Manali, Tens of thousands of devotees across Himachal Pradesh on Sunday took a dip in rivers braving cold weather to mark the auspicious Makar Sankranti festival.A huge gathering was seen at Tattapani, around 52 km from the state capital, and Manikaran, home to a Sikh

Haryana set MMTCs at four places
Haryana to set up MMTCs at four places

Haryana set MMTCs at four places: Chandigarh, The Haryana government has selected the sites to set up Multi Modal Transit Centres (MMTC) in Gurugram, Faridabad, Bahadurgarh and Kundli, an official said on Thursday.Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved a proposal in this

Himachal district moves end age-old menstruation taboo
Himachal district moves to end age-old menstruation taboo

Himachal district moves end age-old menstruation taboo: Shimla, It’s a taboo no one really talks about in remote villages of Himachal Pradesh — but could soon end.Women in many remote parts of the mountain state are virtually ex-communicated when they are menstruating. They are forced to sleep outside the house, in cattle-like sheds known as menstruation

Four weight-lifters killed in accident near Delhi-Haryana border
Four weight-lifters killed in accident near Delhi-Haryana border

Four weight-lifters killed in accident near Delhi-Haryana border: Chandigarh, Jan 7- Four national-level weight-lifters were killed and two others, including a world champion, were seriously injured when the car that they were travelling met with an accident near the Delhi-Haryana border on Sunday, police said.The accident took place at around 4 a.m., near Alipur village of

47,000 farmers set to be freed from farm loan burden today

47,000 farmers set to be freed from farm loan burden today Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh willon Sunday formally launch the farm debt waiver scheme, which will benefit a total of 5.63 lakh farmers in the initial phase. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Additional Chief Secretary, Co-operation, DP Reddy and Additional

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Ranjit murder case hearing: Ram Rahim abstains from coming to court

Former godman Ram Rahim on Thursday abstained from Panchkula CBI special court where a hearing regarding the murder case of Ranjit was held. Ranjit Singh a journalist by profession was murdered allegedly by hired men of Gurmeet Ram Rahim.A video conferencing regarding the case was scheduled today where Gurmeet Ram Rahim did not appear. Next

Fog blankets Punjab
Fog blankets Punjab and Haryana, disrupts normal life

Fog blankets Punjab: Visibility level has dipped drastically as fog covers Punjab and Haryana region. Intense cold is being experienced by Punjab and Haryana region people. The normal pace of life is slowed down and fog has affected some trains and flights which got delayed. As dense fog engulfed several parts of Punjab, poor visibility

Himachal CM launches cleanliness drive
Himachal CM launches cleanliness drive

Himachal CM launches cleanliness drive: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday kicked off a cleanliness drive from the state capital under the Swachh Bharat Mission by launching a campaign to clean drinking water reservoirs.Greeting people on New Year’s day, he said the water tank in Sanjauli town, where the campaign was launched,

Shimla: Major reshuffle in Himachal Pradesh administration
Shimla: Major reshuffle in Himachal Pradesh administration

Major reshuffle Himachal Pradesh administration: In a first reshuffle of his administration after taking oath as the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur transferred eight officials.The transfers have come five days after Thakur took oath as the Chief Minister of the state. After a period of five years, BJP came to power in

New Year 2018: Himachal Governor, CM greet people on New Year
New Year 2018: Himachal Governor, CM greet people on New Year

New Year 2018:  Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday felicitated the people on New Year. The Governor hoped the New Year would bring happiness and prosperity in the lives of the people of the state.He expressed hope the state would witness more progress in all fields.Chief Minister Thakur,

Vineet Chaudhary new Himachal Chief Secretary
Vineet Chaudhary is new Himachal Chief Secretary

Vineet Chaudhary new Himachal Chief Secretary: Shimla, Dec 31 Vineet Chaudhary is the new Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh after replacing V.C. Pharka, an official said on Sunday. Chaudhary, a 1982-batch IAS officer, earlier served as the Principal Adviser (Redressal of Public Grievances).The new BJP government led by Jai Ram Thakur has also appointed Ashok

All India Jat Reservation Agitation Committee
All India Jat Reservation Agitation Committee to mark feb 18 as balidan divas

President of All India Jat Reservation Agitation Committee held a press conference. Haryana government had yet not implemented any of 6 demands made on March 19, 2017. February 18 will be marked as “Balidan Divas” says Malik. As well as on the Sacrifice day Movement’s Strategy will be discussed. This day will be celebrated in

Rahul Gandhi's HP visit
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on HP visit today

Rahul Gandhi’s HP visit: Congress President Rahul will visit Himachal Pradesh today. According to information, Rahul will conduct meeting with District and block President in Shimla. As well as the discussions regarding losing of Vidhan Sabha elections. According to information Rahul Gandhi will reach at 11 a.m. The security has been tightened. Rahul will stay

17 years rape victim abortion case: Haryana Govt demands time from HC
Rape Case: Haryana Govt demands time from High Court to submit documents

Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday sought answer from the Haryana Government in 17 years old rape victim abortion case. As the family members of seventeen year old victim has filed an abortion plea in High Court.The Haryana Government has demanded more time from court to submit the documents regarding the case. On their

Jai Ram is new HP CM, to take oath on Dec 27
Jai Ram is new HP CM, to take oath on Dec 27

Jai Ram is new HP CM, to take oath on Dec 27 Shimla – Five-time MLA from Mandi district Jai Ram Thakur, who remained a forerunner among BJP MLAs, has been declared to be the next Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. The official announcement was made on Sunday after the BJP’s Central observers–Union Ministers Nirmala

Jai Ram Thakur elected as the Chief Minister of Himachal
Jai Ram Thakur elected as the Chief Minister of Himachal

Jai Ram Thakur elected Chief Minister Himachal: BJP leaders holds the meeting for Himachal CM candidate. Jai Ram Thakur elected as the Chief Minister of Himachal. Formal announcement has been done after meeting at Peter-half Shimla. Likewise, This time also he has been elected MLA from Saraj of Mandi district . He is the 13th

J P Nadda expected to become CM of Himachal Pradesh

J P Nadda expected to become CM of Himachal Pradesh. Union Health Minister JP Nadda is expected to become CM of Himachal Pradesh .Meeting of the BJP dignatories will take place at Peter Half, Shimla. Meeting will take place around at 12:30 pm . Core Committee of BJP would also remain present in the meeting.Prem Kumar

Pak High Commission staffer injured in accident
Pak High Commission staffer injured in accident

Pak High Commission staffer injured in accident: New Delhi,  A Pakistan High Commission staffer was injured after his car rammed into a bus in Delhi University’s south campus area, police said today.Rao Mohammad Anwar, 45, was in the vehicle when it collided with the Haryana Roadways bus yesterday, they added. Anwar was being treated at a

HC issues notice to Haryana Govt and UPSC on police officials transfer

High Court issued notice to Haryana Govt and UPSC on police officials transfer. HC Stay on Process of promoting Haryana’s departmental officers to IAS. The court seeks answer from Haryana Government.The list of the Haryana Police transfers has been released by the Haryana Government on Thursday evening. As many as 28 police Inspectors had been transferred by