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Haryanvi singer shot dead near Panipat

CHANDIGARH:  Haryanvi singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Panipat district of Haryana on Tuesday while she was returning after a performance in a village, police said.

Haryana police arrests Dera Sauda CEO C.P.Arora, two others for sheltering Honeypreet

CHANDIGARH: The haryana police has arrested C.P.Arora the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of dera Sacha Sauda Sirsa in a case related to violence in Panchkula on August 25, 2017 on the day of sentence given to dera chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh.Arora is booked on charges of sedition.

Chill sets in Himachal hills

SHIMLA: Winter chill has set in Himachal Pradesh with Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district registering a low of 4.3 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature in the state, a weather official said on Saturday.

Haryana Power engineers on warpath with Discoms management

KARNAL: Haryana Power Engineers Association (HPEA) has adopted a path of confrontation with power utilities management against the issuing of show cause notice to the office bearers of Association.

Honeypreet sent to Judicial custody, Haryana Police failed to fetch enough evidence against her

PANCHKULA: Honeypreet the adopted daughter of dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh was today presented in the court on completion of her 9 days police remand. The court  directed to send her in judicial custody for 14 days. Next hearing in case is October 23. She is sent ot Ambala jail.

Himachal may not achieve renewable energy target

CHANDIGARH: The state of Himachal Pradesh may not achieve the target of generating 700 MW renewable energy by 2022 though the state has the highest Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) target among all the Indian states.  It is stated by Mr K.L. Thakur, Project Director, HIMURJA while talking to HTW on telephone. He said that due to some provisions compulsion, the target has been decreased.   

People of Block Drugmulla in Kupwara up in arms against not receiving Indira Awaas Yojna Scheme

KUPWARA: The centrally sponsored scheme Indira Awaas Yojna (IAY) were aimed to benefit rural poor, unjustified execution of these schemes in North Kashmir’s frontier district Kupwara has deprived the deserving to yield the benefits.

AIPEF condemns Discoms management of Haryana

All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has issued a white paper on management failure in Haryana to check power thefts, manhandling of engineers by the public and the disciplinary action against the office bearers of Haryana Power Engineers Association for protesting against manhandling.

Honeypreet confesses hand in Panchkula violence, taken to Jangirana village in Bathinda

CHANDIGARH: Honeypreet the adopted daughter of dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Raheem Singh reported to have confessed her involvement in Panchkula violence on the day of pronoucement of sentence to dera chief in rape case. She was meannwhile today taken to Jangirana vilalge near Baluana in Bathinda district by the SIT of Haryana Police.

In Himachal, Virbhadra, 83, prepares for battle, faces divided BJP

SHIMLA:  After thwarting foes within, six-time Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, 83, is set to don battle gear once again with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi declaring him the "commander" who will lead the party to victory.

Himachal cuts VAT on petrol, diesel

 The Congress government in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday reduced the value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by one percent.

Haryana govt not to charge enhancement on future plot allotments

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has said that the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) would not charge any enhancement from the allottees in all future plot allotments. In case there is any enhancement, it would be borne by the state government for which a fund would be created.

No new license for new meat shops in Gurugram, Manohar Lal

The Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, has said that no licenses would be issued for new meat shops in the residential areas of Gurugram, and a master plan would be prepared to provide an adequate amount of drinking water for the residents of the city. Besides, a three-member committee will be constituted to deal with the issues related to sewerage congestion and water problem in old Gurugram.

Virbhadra Singh our Chief Minister candidate,declares Rahul Gandhi

MANDI(HP): Ending speculations over the party's chief ministerial candidate in Himachal Pradesh, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Virbhadra Singh will "become the Chief Minister for the seventh time".

Three residential houses went into flames in Khumriyal Kupwara

KUPWARA:  Three residential houses gutted in fire on Friday Evening in Khumriyal area of Kupwara district some 5 kilometers from district headquarter. As the news spread in the area Relatives and neighbours  rushed to the spot to douse the flames.

Haryana Khal Mahakumbh will commence from October 5

After the successful completion of district-level games, the state level championship under Khel Mahakumbh in Haryana will commence from October 5 and continued up to October 26, 2017. The grand finale of Khel Mahakumbh and prize distribution ceremony will be held at Hisar on October 31, 2017.

Haryana govt advised people going abroad to visit only registered travel agents

CHANDIGARH:  In Haryana, the people who wish to visit abroad should go through the registered and authorized agents, details of which are available on the website of Union Ministry of External Affairs.

PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS at Bilaspur

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi along with Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh performed the foundation stone laying ceremony of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to be opened at Kothipura in Bilaspur district. Union Health Minister Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda was also present on the occasion.

HP Election Department receives 65016 applications for voter cards

The state election department received 65016 applications for making new photo identity cards during the special campaign organized between 16 to 30 September in the state. Out of these, 52,155 electors registered themselves by filling up farm-6 and most of them include electors in the age group of 18-19 years.

Every citizen must contribute in maintaining cleanliness: HP Governor

Governor Acharya Devvrat said that 'defecation' had been described as one of the five elements in our religion under which our sages have spoken about external and internal hygiene and therefore cleanliness was very important in life, he added.

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