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Himachal Cabinet meeting on Monday after arrest in Virbhadra case

Shimla: An emergency meeting of the Himachal Pradesh Cabinet will be held here on Monday, an official spokesman said on Sunday. The spokesman, however, refused to divulge the meeting agenda. The last routine cabinet meeting was held here on July 8. The meeting comes in the wake of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) agent Anand Chauhan’s

Singapore to host Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey meet

Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Wednesday announced that Singapore will host the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy, featuring the continent’s five best teams, from October 29 to November 6. “Hosting the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy this year is the latest coup for the small but mighty Singapore Hockey Federation that has amassed an

Mayor, Councillors meet Adviser, urge registration of FIR against officials

Chandigarh: All 36 councillors including Mayor, Senior Deputy Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Congress councillors met UT Adviser Parimal Rai and urged him to expedite the vigilance enquiry against Uppal Housing Society. They also requested Adviser to release the vigilance report at the earliest and recommended for registration of FIR’s against erring officials. Adviser is also

Rajnath may visit Pakistan for SAARC meet

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh islikely to travel to Pakistan in August to attend the SAARC Home Interior/Home Ministers’ conference. Asked whether the Home Minister will travel to Pakistan to attend the SAARC Interior/Home Minister’s conference, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said the issue was “under consideration”. However, a confirmation will come from

Nominated, Cong councillors again in verbal sparring match

Chandigarh: The MC House meet hits another low as it was one more day of verbal sparring between nominated councillors and Congress councillors during the meet on Wednesday, when after getting offended with a comment of a nominated councillor, the Congress councillors staged a walkout. However, later they were pacified by Mayor Arun Sood and

Meet Bros ready to judge reality TV show

Mumbai: Music composer duo Meet Bros — Manmeet Singh and Harmeet Singh — known for their songs “Baby doll” and “Chittiyan kalaiyan”, are open to the idea of judging a reality TV show. Asked if they have got any offers to judge any reality shows, Manmeet told IANS: “Last year, we got an offer but

Sikh delegation meets Mehbooba, demand minority status

Srinagar: A delegation of Sikh leaders todaymet Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and demanded minority status for the Sikhs in the state for their socio-economic upliftment. “A delegation of Sikh leaders met the Chief Minister and expressed concern over the discrimination and negligence of various governments in resolving the issues faced by the

Want to meet PM? Answer online governance quiz

New Delhi: What was the amount of tax refunds paid in 2015-16 — Rs 1,22,325 cr, Rs 1,23,425 cr, Rs 1,23,325 cr or Rs 1,22,425 cr? If you answer 20 randomly selected questions like this in five minutes, you can meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As the NDA government completes its two years in office,

Haryana Governor meets Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with him various issues concerning the two states and Chandigarh. During the 20-minute meeting, Solanki, who is also the Chandigarh UT Administrator briefed the Home Minister on the prevailing circumstances in Haryana and Punjab, including the drought-like

Britain’s William and Kate meet Bhutan’s royal couple

Thimphu: Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate met Bhutan’s king and queen, with colourful dancers and musicians performing a welcome ceremony at the start of a two-day visit to the tiny Himalayan nation. A row of monks bowed to the couple as they arrived at the Tashichho Dzong fortress in the capital Thimphu for a