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Shimla district administration issues set of guidelines for Tourists

The District Administration Shimla has issued a set of guidelines for the tourists visiting Shimla during the winter season. Deputy Commissioner Amritsar Kamaldeep Singh Sangha appealed the tourists to follow these guidelines and adhere them. He added that in case of any eventuality, tourists can contact Shimla district administration at number 0177-2800880.

Manali gets season's first snowfall

Snowfall continued to elude this Himachal Pradesh capital on Tuesday, but another picturesque tourist resort Manali had mild snowfall overnight, season's first spell.

Punjab, Haryana procure over 250 lakh tonnes paddy

With a bumper crop, Punjab and Haryana have procured over 250 lakh tonnes of paddy so far this year, officials from the Food and Supplies Department said here on Monday.

Himachal hills may turn white on Monday

The state capital, which saw a low of 6.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday, may see rain, while Kalpa, some 250 km from here, may again experience snow till Tuesday, the official said.

Seminar on ‘Sculpting Sustainable Amritsar ’ in PITEX- 2017 held

Speaking in the seminar on “ sculpting sustainable amritsar - workability & viability" organised by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the five-day ‘PITEX’ here, Architect Surinder Bagga, a member of the advisory committee of Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, cautioned the architects that they must adhere to the issues like the menace of ever-growing traffic as well as problem of waste management while beginning construction of new buildings.

National Lok Adalat held in District Patiala

Under the able guidance and supervision of Hon'ble Executive Chairman, Punjab Legal Services Authority Justice T.P.S. Maan and the able guidance of Sh. Sanjiv Berry, Learned District & Sessions Judge cum Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Patiala, National Lok Adalat pertaining to all types of cases (except non compoundable criminal cases) has been held in District Patiala on 09.12.2017.

DGP V.K.Bhawra releases book titled 'Borderline' written by Shabri Prasad

V.K. Bhawra, DGP Provisioning and Modernisation, Punjab today released a book titled “Borderline” written by Ms. Shabri Prasad at the Punjab Police Officers Institute, Chandigarh here today.

Minimum temperatures improve in J&K, heavy snowfall forecast

Minimum temperatures improved in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday due to a cloud cover, but Leh remained frozen at minus 13 degrees Celsius, according to the weather office.

Partial restrictions in Srinagar to prevent anti-US protests

Authorities imposed partial restrictions in Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called anti-US protests, police said.

Militants abduct policeman's brother in Kashmir

 Militants have abducted the brother of a police constable in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

Minimum temperatures improve in J&K, heavy snowfall forecast

Minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir rose on Thursday due to partial nightlong cloud cover even as the weather office forecast heavy rains and snow in the state between December 11 and 15.

Chandan Negi, Dr. Baldev Badhan honoured with Kewal Vig Award-2017

Noted Punjabi Novelist Smt. Chandan Negi honoured with ‘Kewal Vig Award’ of the year 2017 for their dedicated, devoted and sincere contributions in the sphere of Punjabi Novels as Best Novelist and Dr. Baldev Singh Badhan, who penned down more than 200 Books in Punjabi literature, as Best Writer respectively.

Fish farming in Himachal Pradesh is proving revenue booster

Fish farming in Himachal Pradesh is proving game changer for the people of state especially living near dams. From poly house revolution, Himachal Pradesh is heading to ‘blue revolution’ as it has not only created job opportunities but also proved a revenue booster dose to the fisheries department.

Himachal HC directs CS to file affidavit about unauthorised constructions in Kasol

SHIMLA: The High Court of H.P. has  directed the Chief Secretary to the State of H.P. to file his personal affidavit regarding the unauthorized construction and running of hotels/commercial establishments  without statutory sanctions, more specifically at Village Kasol in Kullu. The Court also directed the Director General of Police, H.P to file the action taken report in the matter.  

Train engine catches fire in Haryana after accident

The engine of the Bikaner Express train derailed and caught fire after colliding with a truck in Haryana's Mahendergarh district early on Monday, police said. No casualty was reported.

Coldest night in Srinagar

At minus 3.7 degrees Celsius on Monday Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season so far as Leh recorded the coldest temperature in Jammu and Kashmir at minus 12, the Met said.

PUCA Urged Punjabi University to Reintroduce Yearly Exam System

MOHALI: Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) thanked Punjabi University, Patiala for inviting its affiliated Colleges and listening to the problems being faced by the Unaided Colleges of Punjab.

Haryana decides to develop Logistic hub in Panchkula extension

CHANDIGARH:  Soon a logistic hub will be developed in the area crossing river Ghaggar in Panchkula extension. Besides, a survey is being conducted to construct an alternative road from Panchkula to Chandigarh International Airport to lesson traffic and facilitate local residents.

HC orders to maintain original structure of the historical temple of Kaleshwara(Kalesar) Mahadeva in HP

SHIMLA: The High Court of H.P. has issued directions to the Deputy Commissioner Kangra at Dharamshala to forthwith take all steps for ensuring that the original structure of the historical temple of Kaleshwara(Kalesar) Mahadeva is maintained and is not allowed to be tampered with.

Khemka questions Haryana bureaucrat's appointment as RERA chief

CHANDIGARH: The announcement of the appointment of a senior bureaucrat, who had given a controversial "clean chit" to the Robert Vadra-DLF land deal in 2012, as a real estate regulator has been questioned by another senior bureaucrat, Ashok Khemka.

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