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Dera chief case: Haryana to deploy 35 companies of central forces


CHANDIGARH: Ahead of a court verdict on August 25 in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief, the Haryana government on Sunday said the police was on alert and 35 companies of paramilitary forces would help maintain law and order in the state.

Two mild quakes hit Chamba in Himachal

SHIMLA: Two mild quakes were recorded simultaneously on Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said.

Five killed as Himachal bus falls into gorge

Five persons were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday when a government bus parked on a roadside rolled down into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said.

Four killed, six soldiers missing in Uttarakhand floods

Four persons were killed and 10 others, including six soldiers, went missing after a cloudburst triggered flash floods in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district on Monday, police said.

Met predicts heavy rains in Himachal, may hamper rescue operations

Several parts of Himachal Pradesh, including Mandi district where a massive mudslide claimed 46 lives, may experience heavy rainfall on Monday, a weather official warned.

Heavy rains expected in Himachal

Some parts of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall till Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday.

Educational institutions closed in Kashmir Valley

 Educational institutes remained closed in the Kashmir Valley on Monday following the deaths of two civilian protesters the previous day, authorities said.

Himachal landslide: Rescue operations continue

Rescuers on Monday started the second day of their search operation in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district where a massive landslide swallowed a 150m stretch of road burying homes, two buses and vehicles and leaving 46 dead.

Man dies after being thrown from moving train in Haryana


CHANDIGARH: A 38-year-old man died and his friend was critically injured when they were pushed off a moving train after a fight near Palwal town in Haryana, railway police said on Sunday.

Eight dead, over 40 missing in Himachal landslide

SHIMLA: At least eight persons were killed and over 40 missing in a massive landslide that swallowed a 150 metre stretch of road, and buried homes, two buses and vehicles in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district early on Sunday, officials said.

Seven dead, over 20 missing in Himachal landslide

SHIMLA: At least seven persons were killed and over two dozen missing in a massive landslide that buried homes, two buses and some vehicles in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district early on Sunday, officials said.

Himachal CM honours woman cricketer Sushma

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday honoured India international woman cricketer Sushma Verma by offering her the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police for her sporting achievements.

Haryana CM supports son of state BJP president arrested for stalking daughter of IAS officer

Even as a senior Haryana IAS officer on Sunday said he was determined to ensure justice for his daughter who was allegedly stalked by Haryana BJP President Subhash Barala's son, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar supported Barala.

Himachal Government enhances procurement price of Apple to Rs.7 per Kg

The Himachal Pradesh has approved the procurement price of apple to Rs. 6.75 per kilogram under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) proposes to enhance the same to Rs. 7.00 per Kg to provide remunerative prices to the farmers.

Last date of admission into Haryana technical institutions is August 15

In Haryana, the last date for admission in all Technical Institutions, Universities and Polytechnics will be August 15, 2017 for the session 2017-18. After this, no admission will be considered valid.

Haryana offers free travel facility to women and girls on Raksha Bandhan

In a gift to women and girls on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, the Haryana Government has decided to allow free travel to women and their children up to the age of 15 years in ordinary buses of Haryana Roadways operating within the State, including such buses plying up to Chandigarh and Delhi.

Haryana Police seized old currency worth Rs.five crores

Haryana police today seized Rs five crore in high value demonetized currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs1000 from seven persons in Sector-15 area, Gurugram.

BJP supremo Amit Shah rules out change of Chief Minister in Haryana

The National BJP President, Mr Amit Shah, has made it clear that there is no plan to change guard in Haryana, and that the BJP would contest next Assembly elections under the leadership of the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal.

Haryana Governor will unfurl National flag at Panchkula

The Independence Day will be celebrated in a befitting manner in Haryana and the National Flag would be unfurled at the places of celebrations immediately after 9 a.m. on August 15. The

Haryana to seek Rs 10 crore bond from private medical colleges

Haryana Health Minister, Anil Vij said that private medical colleges and private unaided medical institutions would sign a bond of Rs 10 crore so that they do not close down in-between like Goldfield Medical College, Faridabad and leave future of medical students in dark.

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