One main accused nabbed for Rewari gang-rape

CHANDIGARH: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Haryana Police said on Sunday evening that one of the three main accused in the brutal gang-rape of a board topper in Haryana had been arrested, nearly 110 hours after the incident.

Rewari gang rape: Main accused elusive, two others held

CHANDIGARH: Three persons accused in the gang-rape of a board examination topper last week continued to elude Haryana Police on Sunday as two others were arrested in the case and Rewari SP Rajesh Duggal wasreplaced by Rahul Sharma.

Roll of teachers is vital to make Himachal teaching hub: Chief Minister

SHIMLA: The state would consider the demand of bringing the Gramin Vidya Upasak (Regular JBT) Teacher Category appointed in the year 2002 under the  Old Pension Scheme, in addition the state government would take up the matter for refunding Rs 5000 deposited by them with National Institute of Open School. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the State Level Conference of Himachal Pradesh Gramin Vidya Upasak (Regular JBT) Teachers Association at Shimla  today.

Topper gangrape: police question people but no arrests yet

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Police on Saturday detained two persons for questioning in the gangrape of a 19-year-old board examination topper in Mahendragarh district.

Massive blaze breaks out in Srinagar hotel

SRINAGAR: A massive fire broke out at a hotel here on Saturday with fire tenders trying to contain it from spreading.

A massive campaign will be launched in Himachal Pradesh State against drug abuse

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that State Government has accorded top priority for strictly dealing with drug abuse in the State and a massive campaign would also be launched to curb this social vice. He was presiding over the meeting regarding drug menace campaign here today.

32 HP schools to get state level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar

SHIMLA: Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj informed here today that 32 schools of the state will be awarded with State Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18, with the aim of promoting cleanliness and hygiene in educational institutions. For the award 2815 schools of Himachal Pradesh participated through the online process, out of which 60 schools were selected for the district level award, while 32 schools were selected for the state level award.

Himachal CM calls on daughter of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Prini

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today visited the home of former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Prini in Manali of Kullu district and called on his daughter Namita Bhattacharya and other family members.

Industry minister Bikram Singh urges for opening IISC in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA: Industries Minister Bikram Singh today called on Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan at New Delhi. He urged the Union Minister for opening of India International Skill Centre (IISC) in Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal Pradesh takes beekeeping in big way under ‘Sweet Mission.’

SOUR( Hamirpur): The Regional Centre for Entrepreneur Development (RCED), Chandigarh joined hands with the Krishi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC) in Himachal Pradesh in fulfilling Prime Minister’s vision of “Sweet Revolution”—the Honey Mission in KVIC.

It's gallows for three child killers in Shimla

SHIMLA: It's gallows for the three persons who kidnapped and killed four-year-old Yug Gupta, their neighbour, after enticing him with a chocolate some four years ago.

Manimahesh pilgrimage begins in Himachal

CHAMBA(HP): The 14-day long pilgrimage to the glacier-fed Manimahesh lake, dedicated to Lord Shiva, in the Bharmour valley here began on Monday amidst religious fervour, an official said.

Suneel Grover is Managing Director HP State Load Despatch Authority

SHIMLA: Suneel Grover Chief Engineer HPSEB has been appointed as Managing Director HP State Load Despatch Authority, an apex body, by the Himachal Government against a newly created post for a period of one year which can be further extended by one year.

Himachal ex-CM Virbhadra hospitalised

SHIMLA: Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh was admitted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) here after he suffered chest infection, but his condition is stable, a doctor said on Friday.

US praises Haryana for curbing pollution

The US on Wednesday appreciated the Haryana government for measures to curb vehicular and crop burning residual pollution especially in the National Capital Region (NCR) and offered all technological expertise to effectively deal with toxic air.

Jai Ram Thakur signs MoU for Lakhwar Project

 Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur participated in the MoU signing ceremony for the construction of Rs. 4000 crore Lakhwar Multi Purpose Project (MPP) in the Upper Yamuna Basin at New Delhi today. Chief Ministers of six States including Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh signed the MoU in presence of Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

4 newly-recruited militants arrested in J&K

The security forces said on Sunday that four newly recruited militants were arrested with arms and ammunition in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Possibility of achieving full reservoir level at Pong Dam

CHANDIGARH: The water level in Pong Dam reservoir is likely to exceed last year’s level at the end of filling season but that may not be case with  Bhakra reservoir  level.

Dharamsala gets highest precipitation in 60 years

For the first time in over 60 years, Dharamsala, the abode of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, on Friday recorded the highest precipitation on a single day in a month, an official said here.

SBS Nagar Saanjh Kendras provide Public utility services to the people

"Saanjh Kendras" set up by district police, have virtually been providing a 'human face' to the police by providing hassle free access to the public utility services related to police department to common man. 


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