HC disposes petition on Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Act
CHANDIGARH : High court disposes petition challenging Haryana legislative assembly’s competence to enact the controversial Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras (Management) Act, 2014, stating that the similar case is pending with the Supreme Court.
Himachal keen to utilize France expertise for developing Smart Cities
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : For creating Smart Cities in the State having adequate infrastructure and facilities like proper water treatment, waste management, urban transport and street lighting, a French delegation headed by the Ambassador of France in India, Mr. Francois Richier called on the Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh this morning at Shimla today. The delegation deliberated upon various issues pertaining to advanced technologies for developing energy and power projects for Smart Cities in the State.
Kaul Singh greeted Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Thakur Kaul Singh Health Minister of Himachal Pardesh has greeted former President, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, on his birthday today."Birthday greetings to our former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. May he be blessed with good health and a long life," said Thakur Kaul Singh.Dr. Kalam is celebrating his 83rd birthday today. He assumed office as India's 11th President in 2002.He also worked as an aerospace engineer with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
High Court of H.P. issued notice to the HPCA
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: The High Court of H.P. today issued notices to the HPCA, BCCI, State Govt. and an IPL team Kings XI Punjab on the issue of payment of expenses incurred on providing security cover for the matches played in Dharamshala cricket stadium.
US Congressman Andre Carson endorse opportunity for Sikh Americans to serve in the U.S
By Kanwal Prakash Singh
INDIANAPOLIS(USA): Honorable André Carson is the second U.S. Congressman to visit the Sikh Gurdwara (Temple- Acton Road) in 2014; in May, Congresswoman Susan Brooks visited the Gurdwara. The Sikh community is encouraged by the growing interest in the central Indiana Sikh community and by their assurances and support of Sikh American concerns and challenges since 9/11.
LAS VEGAS launches new travel tool : GEOVEGAS
LAS VEGAS : The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has worked with Google to launch GeoVegas an innovative new travel tool that uses Google’s Business Interiors Technology. This travel tool allows potential visitors to view 360-degree panoramic shots of hotels, restaurants and other popular places, both inside and out. Las Vegas has multiple dining, nightclubs, hotels, shows, pools / spas options and this travel tool makes it easier for visitors to make choices by providing a realistic view of all that the city has to offer. GeoVegas features 80 locations with an array of imagery, panoramas and videos.
The Venetian Macao Wins “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” in TTG Travel Awards
MACAO : The Venetian® Macao has been voted the Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel in the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014. The honour reflects solid industry recognition by event planners and conference organisers for this meetings destination, demonstrating The Venetian Macao’s uninterrupted commitment to service excellence and its premium facilities.
Enjoy Halloween to the fullest in San Francisco
Get ready for this year's Halloween Parties in San Francisco! San Francisco's Halloween has always assured a frightfully good time with the city's nightclubs and music venues hosting hellish parties, bar crawls and concerts and this year it’s only going to get better.
NAPA Urged to withdraw more tax on NRI Remittance
JALANDHAR: Indian Diaspora is upset over India's decision to impose service tax on their remittances. Satnam Singh Chahal executive director North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) said that it is surprising that when many countries are offering incentives for legal fund transfer, India is imposing tax on NRI remittance to India and this tax will not only discourage to India Diaspora for sending the money to India but also this move of the Indian government could affect the low-paid NRIs badly as financial institutions will not bear the imposed extra costs.
Special summary revision of Photo Electoral rolls bagins in Punjab
CHANDIGARH: The special summary revision of photo Electoral roll began today in Punjab. The Draft Electoral Roll has been published and can be seen at office of DEO, ERO BLO and Polling Station. The draft electoral roll is also available at website of the CEO Office. (http://ceopunjab.nic.in). Claim and objection in Form 6, 6A, 7, 8 and 8A can be filed with the ERO’s from 15.10.2014 to 10.11.2014 by anyone who has attained the age of 18 as on 01.01.2015.
Congress will form govt in Haryana for third time: Hooda
ROHTAK (HARYANA) : With polling for the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra currently underway, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here on Wednesday that the Congress Party will form the government for the third time in the state.
October 15 to be holiday in factories
CHANDIGARH: To enable the workmen who are voters of Haryana State working in the Factories situated adjoining area with the State of Haryana, the voter of Haryana working in adjoining area in the State of Punjab may be allowed paid holiday on the day of poll i.e. 15.10.2014, so that the voters of Haryana State working in the Punjab State can able to cast their vote in the General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Haryana to be held on 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday), the Punjab Government has declared that 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday) shall be the weekly paid holiday for all factories where Wednesday is not close day within the State of Punjab in lieu of their normal weekly holiday.
Assembly polls: Voting begins in Maharashtra and Haryana
CHANDIGARH/MUMBAI : The fate of 1,351 candidates is expected to be decided by 1.63 crore voters in high-stakes multi-cornered contest in Haryana while 4,119 candidates, including former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan are in the fray on 228 seats of Maharashtra.