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Educational infrastructure will be strengthened in rural areas: Jai Ram Thakur

SHIMLA: The State Government is committed to make Himachal Pradesh an ‘Education Hub’ of the country for which special focus is being laid on strengthening the educational infrastructure, particularly in rural areas. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur after dedicating new college building of government degree college at Killar in Pangi valley of Chamba district today. The building has been constructed by spending Rs. 4.60 crore.

Skill development should be continuous: Venkaiah Naidu

CHENNAI: Skill development should be a continuous process and innovations must help make people's lives better, said Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday.

New policy for regularization of colonies is onetime settlement offer; in future no unauthorised colony would be regularuised: Tript Bajwa

CHANDIGARH / MOHALI: Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Housing & Urban Development Minister has directed all the officers to ensure that all the illegal colonies and plots regularized under the new policy approved by the cabinet. Presiding over a high level review meeting with the senior officers of the department here today at PUDA Bhawan , the Minister said that the policy would be notified soon and process to receive applications of regularization from promoters/RWAs/plot holders would subsequently commence.

Brexit will turn Britain into second class power: Ex-Indian diplomat

NEW DELHI: Britain's exit from the European Union (EU), popularly called Brexit, will turn the former imperial power into a second-class power, according to former Indian diplomat Bhaswati Mukherjee.

Goa cabinet reshuffle leaves party cadres frustrated, angry

PANAJI:  The Goa cabinet reshuffle has led to anger and frustration not just among MLAs but also their supporters, some of whom have threatened to block water supply to half of the state, while a taxi drivers' body plans to go against the BJP.

New Found Trends and Path Changing Indian Education System

Rapid development in technology has changed the world around us, and it's functioning. It has brought some exciting changes in the education sector as well. As we are well aware of the fact that an average kid has more exposure to smartphones and laptops than any other previous generation it is essential to study the trends of these machineries too. These changes are gear for kids to faster learning and pushing them further to entrepreneurial paths at a very young age.

Cauvery Water Management Authority needs professional diversity

KOLKATA:  Questioning the composition and structure of the Cauvery Water Management Authority, experts say the recently-constituted river basin organisation, dominated by engineers, could fall short in properly governing the basin.

Urban renaissance imperative for economic growth: Venkaiah Naidu

JAIPUR:  Lamenting that India's urban affairs had been in a mess and in a neglected state for years, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, on Wednesday said that urban renaissance is the need of the hour which will help the country move forward economically.

Nehru Memorial Fund gets eviction notice, refutes 'unauthorised occupation' charge

NEW DELHI: Amidst the raging controversy surrounding the Nehru Memorial Museum Library (NMML), the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, chaired by Sonia Gandhi and housed in the Teen Murti Estate here, has been asked by Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to vacate the premises on grounds of "unauthorised occupation", which the Fund has refuted in "unequivocal terms".

Goa cabinet rejig: Ailing ministers dropped, 2 BJP MLAs to be sworn in

PANAJI:  Two ailing ministers in the BJP-led coalition government were dropped from the Goa cabinet on Monday, to make way for the induction of two others from the party into the the 12-member cabinet.

Punjab Congress President thanks voters for victory in Zila Parishad, Block Samiti Elections

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Pradesh Congress President Mr Sunil Jakhar today thanked the voters for registering victory of Congress in Zila Parishad and Block Samiti Elections. He said that the victory was a stamp on the right policies of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

NRMC insists on source segregation, door to door collection and composting of solid waste

CHANDIGARH :The National Green Tribunal has starting monitoring the implementation of provisions of Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules, 2016 through 5 Regional Monitoring Committees (RMCs) across the country.

NRMC insists on source segregation, door to door collection and composting of solid waste

CHANDIGARH: The National Green Tribunal has starting monitoring the implementation of provisions of Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules, 2016 through 5 Regional Monitoring Committees (RMCs) across the country.

Amid search for Parrikar's successor, Congress stakes claim to form government

PANAJI: Even as the ruling BJP-led coalition alliance looks for a new leader to replace ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Congress MLAs on Monday staked claim to form a government in Goa.

Why is Goa CM flying to US for indigestion, Congress asks Governor

PANAJI:The Goa Congress on Friday took exception to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar going to the US for indigestion treatment and sought Governor Mridula Sinha's intervention to prevent the collapse of governance in the state.

India, Iran discuss keeping Iranian oil lines open post-US sanctions

NEW DELHI:Iran on Friday said it is working together with the Indian government to keep its oil export lines to India open even after US sanctions on the Gulf nation kick in on November 4 following Washington's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Kolkata bridge collapse: Rescue operations on

KOLKATA: Rescue operations are still going on Wednesday after a portion of a 40-year-old bridge collapsed in south Kolkata a day earlier.

Bajwa calls upon Modi to follow his own earlier advice on petrol price hike

CHANDIGARH:: Punjab Rural Development & Panchayats and Housing & Urban Development Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, while slamming the highest ever hike in petrol and diesel prices due to flawed policies of the government at the Centre, called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi to follow his own advice that he used to give to then Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on this issue.

Chandigarh Administration constitutes social security board for unorganized workers

CHNAIDGARH: News item published in Punjab News Express “Social Security Board eludes unorganized workers in Chandigarh’ grabbed the attention of the Chandigarh Administration. It is all set to move a step to constitute the Board. The move is seen as a step towards helping these workers avail benefits of welfare schemes, said the official of the Chandigarh Administration.

Punjab sets up 3 committees to oversee 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday set up three committees to supervise the arrangements for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, including development of infrastructure at the holy places visited by Guru Ji, namely Sultanpur Lodhi, Dera Baba Nanak and Batala.


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