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Tourists flock to Shimla, enjoy snowfall

SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh capital on Tuesday received snowfall, leading to a surge in tourist footfalls as the visitors flocked to enjoy the snow-covered landscape.

After tough posturing, Sena and BJP to seal alliance

MUMBAI: Tottering on the brink for months, the Shiv Sena managed to bulldoze its way with the BJP, paving the way for a pre-poll alliance for the Lok Sabha and in all probability even the Assembly polls later in the year, party sources said on Monday.

Himachal struggles to curb narcotics trade

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh is turning into a haven for drug addicts due to easy availability of charas, a form of cannabis, in remote villages.

Canadian investors keen for investing technology on Govt’s for smart cities projects

CHANDIGARH: Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) under the leadership of its President Mr. Pramod Goyal, launched its six-state ‘India Mission 2019’ from Chandigarh today.  Delegation met Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana with the commencement of their ten day business engageemnts in focus on multiple sectors that imperative to bilateral trade between two nations.

De Goede and Van Doren named Players of the Year in 2018 FIH Hockey Stars Awards

LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND): The Netherlands’ Eva de Goede and Arthur Van Doren of Belgium have been revealed as the FIH Players of the Year in the 2018 Hockey Stars Awards, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced.

Punjab CM orders to release Rs.383 Cr for smart village campaign

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government’s Smart Village Campaign (SVC) got a fillip on Thursday with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh directing the Finance Department to immediately release Rs. 383 crore for the same.

Punjab CM announces action plan to check river water pollution

CHANDIGARH: Expressing concern over the growing river water pollution in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced a comprehensive action plan to check pollution of waters in Rivers Beas and Satluj, besides steps to restore the water quality of the state’s rivers.

Semi-finalists identified in JP Atray Cricket

CHANDIGARH: The semi-final line-up has been drawn in the 24th All-India JP Atray Memorial Ceicket Tournament on Wednesday.  Minerva Academy Chandigarh  No.1  of Pool-1 with 14 points will take on No.2 of Pool – 2   BTM Warriors at GMSSS Sector  26 Chandigarh  CAG  No.1 of  Pool-2  are pitted against Food Corporation of India, Delhi No.2 off Pool – 1 at Tau Devi Lal Stadium Sector 3 Panchkula. Both the matches will start at 9.15 a.m.

China-US trade negotiations underway in Beijing

BEIJING: The third round of negotiations between China and the US to end their trade war began on Thursday here as the parties planned to close their differences before March 1 deadline, media reports said.

Himachal's loan liability is Rs 49,745 crore

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh's loan liability stood at Rs 49,745 crore, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Wednesday.

Ludhiana gang-rape: 3 arrested, sent to police remand

CHANDIGARH: A court in Ludhiana on Wednesday sent three accused in the gang-rape of a 21-year-old woman to seven days' police remand.

Punjab Police arrests 2 accused in Ludhiana gang rape case

LUDHIANA: The Punjab Police has arrested two men who had allegedly gang-raped a 21-year-old college student at Issewal in Ludhiana district. Police officials said on Wednesday that raids were being conducted at various places by different police teams to nab the remaining accused.

Akali Dal's farmer protest a political stunt: Capt Amarinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday dubbed the Akali protest along with a handful of farmers near the Vidhan Sabha as a petty political stunt undertaken with an eye on the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.

Punjab Governor side tracked issue of Chandigarh and other inter-state disputes in his address in Vidhan Sabha

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore on Tuesday declared the state government’s commitment to pursue and take to their logical conclusion the investigations into the sacrilege cases and the false cases registered during the previous regime and probed by Mehrtab Singh Gill commission, while maintaining its policy of zero political vendetta or intolerance against anyone, irrespective of political affiliations or ideologies.

Costly solar power PPAs - burden to Punjab Consumers

CHANDIGARH: The power generation from solar and biomass plants these days in Punjab is more than the total  generation of state  sector thermal plants  and Hydro projects and balance power supply is given by private sector private thermal generators in the state.

Punjab CM assures teachers and other employees early resolution of their demands

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday appealed to the protesting teachers and other employees to shun the path of agitation and show some patience, as the state government was committed to finding an amicable solution to their pending demands.

Kolkata police raid company linked to ex-CBI interim director's wife

KOLKATA: The Kolkata police on Friday raided two premises - one in the city and another in the posh satellite township of Salt Lake - of a company, allegedly linked to former interim Central Bureau of Investigation director M Nageshwar Rao.

Karnataka CM presents deficit budget for fiscal 2019-20

BENGALURU:  Burdened by Rs 12,650-crore farm loan waiver and other exigencies, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday presented a deficit budget for fiscal 2019-20.

Missing arms case: NIA attaches Manipur MLA's properties

NEW DELHI:  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has attached immovable properties of Manipur's Saikul constituency MLA Yamthong Haokip in a missing arms case, the agency said on Friday.

Punjab to give 6 percent DA to govt staff and pensioners from Feb 1

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced 6% Dearness Allowance (DA) to government employees and pensioners, with effect from February 1, 2019.


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