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Pratibha Singh urges Red Cross members to make activities more effective

By   /  October 5, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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While presiding over the meeting of Red Cross Hospital Welfare Section on Wednesday, Pratibha Singh has urged all the members to participate actively in all activities of the Red Cross so that the suffering humanity could be served with full dedication. She said the Section organised various fairs during last one year to generate revenue […]

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HP Govt. committed to achieve Sustainable Development Goals: Pharka

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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On Wednesday, an interactive session to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) was held between the senior officers of State Government and Technical Advisers from National Foundation for India (NFI). Addressing the Session, Chief Secretary Pharka informed that the State Government was making earnest efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by year 2022 itself, […]

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HP University students stage protest over poor RUSA result

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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The students at the Himachal Pradesh University and affiliated colleges staged protests over carelessness and irregularities in grading the graduate students in first semester examinations. Reportedly, nearly 98% percent students have been declared fail and only two percent passed the examination undertaken under RUSA.

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HP University closing its distance learning centre for outside state

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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Himachal Pradesh University is closing International Centre for Distance Education and Open Learning (ICDEOL) – its study centre for distance learning outside state. The decision came after the University Grants Commission (UGC) prohibited state and private universities from establishing centres outside their territorial jurisdiction.¬† The action would result in monetary loss of about 1,000 enrollments […]

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Mild earthquake hits Kullu region, No damage reported

By   /  July 22, 2016  /  Kullu  /  No Comments

Kullu quake

On Thursday evening, Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh recorded a mild intensity earthquake of 3.5 on Richter scale. The National Centre for Seismology put the depth at 5 km and time at 8:20 PM. ¬†People evacuated their homes following tremors. No loss of life or property was reported. Scientist has already warned that Himalayan belt […]

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Himachal experiences 12% excess rains, more to come: HP Met

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Rains in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh witnessed early arrival of monsoon this year and has already experienced 12 percent excess rainfall. The region is likely to get more rains with thunderstorm in upcoming days. The lower and mid hills experiences intermittent heavy rains and caused marginal drop in mercury. HP Met has predicted heavy rains during next four days. […]

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Virbhadra Singh celebrates 82th birthday

By   /  June 23, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh, celebrated his 82th birthday on July 23. He received greetings from his ministers and party leaders. A birthday ceremony is also scheduled to be held on July 23 in which eminent artist, KK Gandhi, will be performing for the second consecutive year. The artist will perform live painting […]

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HRTC dismisses 30 employees for going on strike

By   /  June 17, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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HRTC yesterday dismissed 30 employees for going against the order of Himachal Pradesh High Court to call off the strike. To prohibit employees going on strike in future, the government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act. The transport minister G.S. Bali said the action against the employees has been taken in accordance with HC orders. […]

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Commuters troubled as HRTC staff goes on two-day strike

By   /  June 14, 2016  /  News  /  No Comments

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  On Tuesday, commuters in Himachal faced huge inconvenience as about 8,000 employees of the Himachal Road and Transport Corporation (HRTC) went ahead with scheduled two-day strike over various issues and demands. About 25, 00 buses were brought to halt, which badly hit the transportation system in the entire state. Yesterday, the High Court of […]

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Flights from Chandigarh to Shimla, Kullu and Dharamshala to start from June 9

By   /  June 7, 2016  /  Himachal, News  /  No Comments

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State Government spokesman informed here today that IIC Technologies Limited with their air operator permit will commence passenger service (Air Himalaya) between Chandigarh, Shimla, Kullu and Dharamshala. Urban Development Minister Shri Sudhir Sharma will flag off the flight from Shimla on 9th June 2016. Good air connectivity will boost tourism, he added.

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