Violence as man dies in police custody in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: A 28-year-old man belonging to Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district died in police custody in Srinagar, triggering a spontaneous shutdown and street clashes in Awantipora town.

It's sunny in Himachal, sub-zero in many places

A day after the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh got moderate snowfall, the state capital Shimla and nearby tourist spots on Monday woke up to sunny weather. However, temperatures were below sub-zero at several places.

IT raids at over 30 places in Jammu, Srinagar

 Income tax (IT) Department teams carried out simultaneous raids at over 30 places in Jammu and Srinagar on Thursday, based on IT surveys carried out earlier in the state, an official said.

Manali, Dalhousie wrapped in white blanket

A western disturbance over Himachal Pradesh brought more snowfall to popular destinations Manali and Dalhousie on Tuesday, and lashed the state capital with rain.

Jalandhar CP, DC and SSP seeks support of political parties in holding free, fair and transparent polls

 Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma, Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar and Senior Superintendent of Police Navjot Singh Mahal today said that exhorted the political parties to extend fulsome support and cooperation to the district administration for conducting free, fair and transparent elections.

Survey of India to digitize large scale mapping of Haryana using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

CHANDIGARH: A 250-year-old government department –Survey of India—will be digitizing large scale mapping of Haryana using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) for revenue, urban and rural areas  including ground control network and delivery of geo-referenced cadastral revenue maps for state of Haryana.  The project will cover around 44,000 square kilometer covering entire state.

3 killed in J&K blizzard

Three people were killed in a blizzard in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Tuesday.

Haryana to regularise illegal conversion to residential properties to commercial

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Manohar Lal here today approved the proposal for regularization of illegal conversion from residential to commercial use in the colonies developed by Housing Board which stand transferred to the municipalities and situated in the area designated as commercial zone in the published Final Development Plan.

Haryana cabinet amended Industrial Licencing policy 2015 to develop colonies

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal here today approved the amendment in Industrial Licensing Policy, 2015.

Rahul Gandhi Promises 'Martyr' Status For Paramilitary Jawans Killed in Action

DHARAMSALA: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of politicising the Pulwama terror attack. Addressing a rally in CHAMBI ground near Kangra, Rahul Gandhi said while the Congress stood behind the government after the Pulwama attack, PM Modi played politics over it. As many as 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed when their convoy was targetted in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

Himachal CM & Union HM lays foundation stone of PGI satellite Centre at Una

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda today laid foundation stone of PGI satellite Centre at Malahat in Una district to be completed by at a cost of Rs. 480 crore. The Centre would be ready in next about 40 months.

"We are proud of our martyrs", says Haryana CM

CHANDIGARH: aryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal said that we are proud of our brave soldiers who attained martyrdom for  the country and Naib Subedar Sombir is one of them. He said that the contribution of Haryana in armed forces is 10 per cent which is a matter of pride for us.

Haryana cabinet approves excise policy, duty on Rum in CSD canteens reduced

CHANDIGARH: Riding the crest of a 23 per cent increase in Excise in the last year, Haryana's Cabinet today approved the Excise Policy for 2019-20 with a projection of an all time high target of Rs.7,500 Crore indicating a year­-on-year growth of 19 per cent from this year's Rs.6,300 Crore. The Excise Policy emphasises the launch of Ease of Doing Business (EODB) initiatives involving Application and Grant of Licenses online through the Department's Portal Time limits have been framed for each activity under the EODB. The renewal of Labels and Permissions for exports will be automated. Disposal of expired or confiscated beer will also be carried out under an environment friendly manner through the Effluent Treatment Plants (ETPs) of the breweries.

Himachal avalanche: Third trooper's body found; 3 still missing

SHIMLA:  After 12 days of hectic search operations, rescuers on Monday managed to trace the body of a third trooper, officials said.
Three of the troopers struck by the avalanche are still missing.

Employees are backbone of government: Jai Ram Thakur

SHIMLA: The employees are the backbone of any government as they play an important role in effective implementation and dissemination of policies and programmes. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the ‘Abhinandan Samaroh’ organized by Himachal Pradesh Non-Gazetted Officers Association, Sirmour district at Nahan today.

HP Governor honours meritorious students of DAV college Kangra

DHARAMSALA: Governor Acharya Devvrat has called on the youth to concentrate more on education, health and values which would take them to new heights in their life.

Himachal CM pays tributes to martyrs at National War Memorial

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur visited National War Memorial near India Gate at New Delhi on Wednesday and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the country.

No new taxes in Haryana budget; 8.2% growth seen

CHANDIGARH:  No new taxes have been proposed in the Haryana budget, presented by Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu in the Assembly, here on Monday.

Himachal braces for more snowfall

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh is bracing for more snow as a cold wave continued to lash the state on Monday, the weather office said.

Union Minister lays foundation stones of NH worth Rs. 4500 core

DHARAMSALA: Union Minister of Shipping, Road, Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari in presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur laid foundation stones of various National Highway Projects for State worth Rs. 4459.24 crore at Gaggal in Kangra district today.


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