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Himachal hills may turn white this weekend

If you want to witness snow this weekend, head to Himachal Pradesh as the Met predicts chances of precipitation at many places.

Heavy snowfall on Uttarakhand hills

Heavy snowfall was reported on Thursday from the hilly tracts of Uttarakhand, including Hemkund Saheb, Badrinath and Kedarnath. This has lead to a dip in the mercury.

Haryana transfers five DGP-level officers

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government on Tuesday ordered the transfers of five DGP-level officers in the state.

Rs 1 cr heist at Shiva temple in Haryana

Thieves took away jewellery and valuables worth nearly Rs 1 crore from a historic Shiva Temple in Haryana's Panchkula district, police said on Monday.

Strengthen spirit of brotherhood - Jairam Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur stressed upon strengthening the spirit of brotherhood that binds human beings together in one thread in order to strengthen unity and integrity of the country. He was speaking as chief guest in Saamoohik Maha Shivratri Mahotsav organized by Jammu Kashmir Vichar Manch at New Delhi .

Haryana bags first position winning 102, gold,38 medals in Khelo India at Delhi

CHANDIGARH: Haryana has bagged the first position by winning 102 medals including 38 gold medals in under-17, Khelo India School Games organized by Government of India in New Delhi from January 31 to February 8. The competition was participated by 35 States and Union Territories.

Haryana hikes ministers' grant

The Haryana cabinet on Saturday approved enhancement of the petty grant of Member of Council of Ministers from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 25 lakh per annum from the current financial year, officials said.

Minimum temperatures improve in J&K

The minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir showed improvement on Saturday due to cloud cover, according to the weather office.

Haryana GST dealer booked for fraudulent registration

CHANDIGARH: In a major crackdown against GST dealers who have fraudulently tried to claim Input Tax Credit, Haryana Excise and Taxation Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu disclosed that the department today lodged an FIR at Police Station Sardar, Gurugram against a fraudulent registered dealer M/s Vipin Enterprises.

HP State Commission to register NGOs working for cause of women

H.P. State Commission for Women has asked all the District Programme. Officers (ICDS) to submit the list of such NGOs/voluntary organizations in their respective district registered under Society Act, 2006.

Government committed for quality education to students: HP Minister

 Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj said that the State Government was committed for developing basic infrastructure in all the educational institutes and providing better environment for studies to the students. He was presiding over a meeting held here today to review the report submitted by State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT) on the status of decrease in enrollment rate in the schools of the State.

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins

A day after celebrations ended in other northern states, Mahashivratri festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town that will continue for a week, began on Thursday amidst a gathering of over 200 hill gods and goddesses.

Haryana notifies admission procedure to PG Courses MD,MS Etc

CHANDIGARH:  The Haryana Government has notified the admission procedure to be adopted for admission to Post Graduate Courses, that is, MD, MS, PG Diploma and MDS for the Academic session 2018-19 in the government, government aided, private medical and dental educational institutions including those under Private University (SGT University, Budhera, Gurugram) in the State.

Despite arrest warrant, Haryana Police let Dera chief aide go after questioning

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Police on Wednesday questioned a close aide of jailed rape convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh but let her go despite a standing arrest warrant against her from a Panchkula court.

Haryana invites applications for religious building sites allotment

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran has invited applications for allotment of five religious building sites in Hisar, Hansi and Fatehabad.

Snowfall shuts Jammu-Srinagar highway

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed on Monday due to snowfall in the Bannihal sector, traffic officials said.

Gunfight erupts in Srinagar

 A gunfight started here on Monday after militants, who tried to attack a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp earlier, were forced to withdraw and later trapped inside a building, a police officer said.

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley as rain lashes Jammu

Moderate to heavy snowfall started in the valley as rain lashed the plains on Monday breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir.

Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow

Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla and its nearby tourist destinations on Monday were wrapped in snow, giving them a picturesque look.

Army chief in Jammu to review anti-terror operation

 Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat arrived here on Sunday to review an anti-terror operation at the Sunjuwan camp which was attacked by JeM militants a day ago leading to the deaths of two soldiers.

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