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Three martyred soldiers of Nepalese origin cremated in Himachal

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA  : Three Indian Army soldiers of Nepalese origin, who were killed in a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir, were cremated in an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said.

Petrol, diesel become cheaper in Uttarakhand

Punjab News Express
DEHRADUN : With the carbon cess being withdrawn, petrol and diesel have become cheaper in the hill state of Uttarakhand from Tuesday, officials said.

Haryana CM meets Indian diaspora in Singapore to seek investment in state

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, who is leading a nine-member delegation to Singapore and Hong Kong, kick-started his campaign to project Haryana as a preferred investment destination with an interactive session with Indian diaspora soon after arrival in Singapore today.

DA case: Himachal CM appear before Delhi court

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh and others appeared before a court here on Monday in a disproportionate assets case worth over Rs 10 crore.

Himachal Marketing Board writes a success story

Punjab News Express/Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: Even as their counterparts in the private sector keep crying global recession, the HP State Agriculture Marketing Board (HPSAMB) run by the state government continue to buck the trend and post improved performance. Washing clean the stigma of non-performance that generally gets stuck to the public sector outfits, the Board posted a turn-over of over Rs 900 crore in the financial year 2016-17 when global meltdown is estimated to have dented the earnings of public sector in the country by an average of 35 per cent.

Forest guard killed by leopard in Uttarakhand

Punjab News Express
DEHRADUN : A forest guard was killed by a leopard in the forest adjacent to the Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand, the police said on Friday.

Two mild quakes jolt Himachal

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : Two low intensity earthquakes jolted Himachal Pradesh on Friday with no reports of any damage or casualties, an official said here.

HPSAMB writes a success story

Punjab News Express/Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : Even as their counterparts in the private sector keep crying global recession, the HP State Agriculture Marketing Board (HPSAMB) run by the state government continue to buck the trend and post improved performance. Washing clean the stigma of non-performance that generally gets stuck to the public sector outfits, the Board posted a turn-over of over Rs 900 crore in the financial year 2016-17 when global meltdown is estimated to have dented the earnings of public sector in the country by an average of 35 per cent. 

Haryana engineers condemn negative and arbitrary attitude of Nigam managements

Punjab News Express/Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Power Engineers Association (HPEA) has strongly condemned the attitude of managements of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd. (UHBVN) and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Bitran nigam Ltd. (DHBVN) for adopting the delaying tactics in solving the long pending demands and further creating new problems.

Wildlife Sanctuary and Harbal forest in Morni Hill is under way: Manohar Lal

Punjab News Express/SK.Vyas
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, has said that work is underway to develop a wildlife sanctuary and herbal forest in Morni, district Panchkula. Besides, work is also apace on the construction of a bridge in Neemwala to connect Haryana with Himachal Pradesh.

Haryaha Police arrests two selling artificial jewellery in the name of Gold

Punjab News Express/SK.Vyas
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police has arrested two persons on charge of selling artificial jewelry in the name of gold. Those arrested has been identified as Ramesh of village Bibalsar, district Jalor, Rajasthan and Ganesh, a resident of Aam Ka Talab Colony, Ajmer.

Himachal CM announces college at Jai Nagar, ITIs at Balera and Saur

Punjab News Express/Vijyender Sharma
SOLAN: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today announced opening of degree college at Jai Nagar, Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Gram Panchayat Balera and another ITI at Saur of Saur Panchayat in Arki constituency of Solan District. He also announced construction of playground at Balera near Balera Helipad.

Road net work key to Himachal Pradesh development

Punjab News Express/Y.S. Rana
CHANDIGARH: Himachal Pradesh is the first hill state that realize the importance of roads as a catalyst of economic transformation and has a different story to tell. Undercurrents of change can be witnessed across the state. The agent of this sea-saw change is road network. While the building blocks of ‘inclusive growth’ were put in place in 90s, the cumulative impact of policies and factors became evident with the onset of 21st century. The planners and policies makers realized that roads were the backbone for high and equitable growth and can make the state an out performer.

HP to regularise contract employees after 3 years

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : In a poll gift to employees serving on contract in Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to regularise them after three years of continuous service as on 31 March, 2017.

Haryana promotes six SDE's of PWD (B&R)

Punjab News Express/SK Vyas
CHANDIGARH : Haryana government has promoted six Sub Divisional Engineers of Public Works (Building and Roads) Department to the post of Executive Engineers. 

Haryana starts issuing NOC to go abroad on line

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: With a view to facilitate persons going abroad, the Haryana Government has decided that applications for No Objection Certificate and No Obligation to Return to India Certificate would now be submitted online. Superintendent of Police and Deputy Commissioner concerned would submit their report after carrying out investigation within one week of receipt of application for certificate on the HarSamay portal.

Himachal Cabinet decided to regularize the contract employees after 3 years of continuous service

Punjab News Express/Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: The cabinet in its meeting held here today decided to regularize the contract employees after 3 years of continuous service as on 31 March, 2017 to fulfill the announcement of the Chief Minister made on 15th April, 2017 at Chamba during Himachal Day function.

Seek approval of CM prior to transfers of doctors : Virbhadra Singh

Punjab News Express/Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing a public meeting at Junga after laying foundation stone of Rs.1.66 crore bridge over Ashwani Khud near Junga and Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Junga costing Rs.4.80 crore, said that he was dissatisfied with the medical profession that had now-days become a source of minting money and earnings. He said that doctors were found busy adjusting their transfers and framing reasons for not going to rural and far-flung areas. He directed the health department to take approval of Chief Minister before transferring or posting any doctor, henceforth. Priority should be given to post doctors in rural and far-flung areas, he said.

Haryana police to launch fortnight-long crackdown on illicit liquor today

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The Haryana Police plan to launch a fortnight-long crackdown, beginning May 1, 2017, on illicit liquor, narcotics and weapons, crimes against women, drunken driving and over-speeding. All possible entry points would be plugged to stop the gangsters from sneaking into Haryana from UP, and focus would be laid on redress of complaints of people during the campaign.

Haryana CM launches ' NABARD Water Compaign-2017'

Punjab News Express/ SK.Vyas
MOKHRA KHERI ( HRohtak): Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal launched ‘NABARD Water Campaign-2017’ being organised by the National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) in about 5,000 villages across 16 districts in the State for creating awareness about conservation, preservation and efficient utilisation of water.

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