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HP CM Announces Coaching Facility for OBC Students

Punjab News Express
DHARMSHALA : Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh announced coaching facility for aspirants of civil services of OBC community at Shimla through Himachal Pradesh University along with hostel facility. He said that learned teaching faculty would train and help such aspirants to take civil services examinations.

Where Himachal villagers observe silence to appease deities

Punjab News Express
MANALI : Traditional apple-growing villagers around this tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh are wrapping themselves up in thick blankets as they prepare to observe silence for almost a month in a hoary religious tradition.

Tourists flock to Himachal after widespread snow

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA :  Shimla, Manali and other parts of Himachal Pradesh are wrapped in a blanket of snow to the glee of tourists. There was more snowfall on Monday.

Shimla, Manali wrapped in snow

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : Shimla and Manali wrapped in white blankets of snow are a treat for tourists in Himachal Pradesh. Both tourist spots received some more snowfall on Monday, a weather official said.

Himachal sees rise in mercury, may get more snow

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday saw a marginal rise in mercury owing to cloudy conditions, but the Met office here forecast chances of more rain and snowfall in the next three days.

Hundreds take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : Hundreds of devotees braced the cold across Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and took dips in rivers to mark the holy day of 'Makar Sankranti'.

Nurpur Stadium to be named after Shaheed Wazir Ram Singh : Virbhadra Singh

Punjab News Express/Vijyender Sharma
NURPUR : Himachal Pardesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has announced a local play ground located at Chaugan in Nurpur to be named after Shaheed Wazir Ram Singh, a great Himachali warrior, who fought tooth and nail with the British for the cause of his motherland. Presently, it is known as Nurpur Stadium.

A week on, Shimla struggles to cope with record snowfall

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : As heavy snowfall has eluded this erstwhile summer capital of British India in recent times, the "snow manual" of the administration, followed since the Raj, has virtually been lying in cold storage.

More snowfall in store for Himachal

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : An intense cold wave continued on Friday with most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering with Manali at a minus 7 degrees Celsius, while Met office forecast "chances of more rainfall and snowfall in the state from Jan 15".

Govt. of Haryana & AiMeD signs a historic MoU

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Govt. of Haryana and Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) have signed a MoU for driving Rs 5000 Cr of investment into Haryana Medical Devices Manufacturing Industry as import substitution considering India’s current import dependency of over 70% of imports worth over Rs. 25,000 Crore that India is saddled with.

Himachal Pradesh: 410 Roads opened, All Roads shall open in 4 days

Punjab News Express/Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Chief Secretary V.C. Pharka, today reviewed the progress on restoration of roads, water and electricity, in different parts of the State affected by, heavy snowfall, with senior officers of these departments.

Connect Broadband organizes a gala evening for Enterprise Customers in Ludhiana

Punjab News Express
LUDHIANA : Connect Broadband; the leading Wire-line and Broadband service provider today hosted an entertainment packed evening for industry leaders at the hotel Radisson Blu, Ludhiana.

Tourist inflow increases in himachal pradesh

Punjab News Express/Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : If the number of tourists, especially foreigners coming to Himachal Pradesh in the previous year is any indication, State tourism seems to have defied dooms years and bucked the trend. Across the country, incidents of tourist harassment have dented the tourist inflow and fortunes of the hotel industry, the tourists have found Himachal Pradesh best place to visit. In turn, it increases number of tourists.

Observer Anindya Sengupta Visits Polling Booths

Punjab News Express/ S.K.Vyas
JALANDHAR : Awareness Observer  Anindya Sengupta, appointed by the Election Commission for Assembly Constituencies falling in Jalandhar District , keeping in view the ensuing Punjab Assembly Elections, today visited various Polling Booths of Jalandhar west, Jalandhar North and Jalandhar Central Constituencies to take stock of Voter Awareness activities and other arrangements.

It’s Sunny But Snow Blankets Shimla, Manali

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA : After days of snow and rain in Himachal Pradesh, it was a sunny Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at minus 0.8 degrees Celsius here.“It was bright and sunny after three days of widespread snow and rain in the state,” a Met official told IANS.

Traffic to Shimla, Manali restored after snowfall

Traffic to Shimla, Manali restored after snowfall
Punjab News Express
SHIMLA: Traffic to popular tourist destinations Shimla, Manali, Chamba and Dalhousie that were cut off from the rest of Himachal Pradesh after snowfall were restored on Sunday after two days, officials said.

Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie still cut off, tourists stranded

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA: Popular tourist destinations Shimla, Manali, Chamba and Dalhousie remained cut off from the rest of Himachal Pradesh for the second consecutive day on Sunday.

Shimla, Manali cut off after snow, traffic hampered

Punjab News Express
SHIMLA: Traffic to tourist destinations Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie were cut off from the rest of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday following heavy snowfall overnight, officials said.

Haryana State for the first time since 2001, achieved sex ratio of 900 girls against 1000 boys

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Haryana State has, for the first time since 2001, achieved sex ratio of 900 girls as against 1000 boys in the year 2016, as per the CRS system of registration of births in the State. This is in much contrast to the statistics of the year 2011 when the State had the worst sex ratio of 834:1000 among all States in the country as per census 2011.

J&K readies for much awaited spell of rain, snow

Punjab News Express
SRINAGAR  : Light drizzle greeted the residents here on Tuesday morning as the weather office forecast rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir from evening onwards.

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