Haryana CM lays foundation stone of Haryana Bhawan in Gujarat

CHANDIGARH:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal  today laid the foundation stone of Haryana Bhawan at 'Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat Complex' near Statue of Unity in Kevadiya, Gujarat after performing Bhumi Pujan. He said that probably Haryana is the first state of the country that has laid the foundation stone for the construction of its state bhawan in this complex.

Haryana Governor to unfurl national flag at Panchkula, CM at Bhiwani

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor, Satyadeo Narain Arya will unfurl the National Flag on January 26, 2019, Republic Day, at Panchkula. The At Home will be organised at Haryana Raj Bhawan Chandigarh the same evening. Chief Minister, Manohar Lal will hoist the National Flag at Bhiwani.

Mehbooba seeks separatist leader's release on humanitarian ground

SRINAGAR:  Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday seeking release of a separatist leader on humanitarian ground.

Blast at Lal Chowk, grenade attack on J&K Police camp

SRINAGAR:  Minutes after hurling a grenade at a paramilitary patrol party in the city centre Lal Chowk here in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, militants hurled another grenade at a police camp in Shopian district, police said.

Himachal CM asks banks to help increase farmers' income

SHIMLA:  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday said the banks should focus more to improve the investment credit by funding those schemes that helped in increasing the income of the farmers.

Explosion rocks Srinagar Lal Chowk

SRINAGAR:  Militants on Friday hurled a grenade at a paramilitary patrol party in the city centre Lal Chowk here in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Search operation on in J&K's Pulwama

SRINAGAR:  Security forces on Friday started a search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district following information about militant presence, police said.

Himachal braces for severe weather

SHIMLA:  Himachal Pradesh will receive widespread snowfall and rain between January 20 and 24, the weather office here warned on Friday.

J&K airports' audit report to get BCAS endorsement favouring CISF

NEW DELHI:  The audit report of the highly sensitive Jammu, Srinagar and Leh airports is under final scrutiny of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) that will send its endorsement "very soon" to the Union Home Ministry, to hand over the security responsibility of these airports to the CISF from the CRPF.

Leh avalanche: 10 trapped under snow

SRINAGAR:  Ten people were trapped under snow after an avalanche hit Leh district of Ladakh on Friday, police sources said.

Him Pragati portal emerges as effective platform for online monitoring of projects: CM

SHIMLA: Effective and regular monitoring of on-going projects is vital for time bound and quality completion of various infrastructural developmental projects being executed by various executing agencies in the State. This was stated by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while reviewing the progress on ‘Him Pragati’ portal to fast track clearances and approval of various developmental projects. The Him Pragati is an online monitoring system launched by the State government during the month of October last year.

SSWC&MA approves 24 proposals with investment of Rs. 1047.45

SHIMLA: The 5th meeting of the State Single Window Clearances and Monitoring Authority (SSWC&MA) was held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

Intense cold wave freezes Himachal

SHIMLA: An intense cold wave saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering on Thursday, with Kalpa and Keylong towns seeing more snowfall.

Haryana maintains previous year's figure of female ratio of 914 in 2018

CHANDIGARH: Continuing the sex ratio of 2017 under the National Programme of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, Haryana has maintained the same figure in 2018 according to which the sex ratio is 914 girls per 1,000 boys.

Himachal Pradesh annual plan for 2019-20 is pegged at Rs. 7100 crores

SHIMLA: The State Planning Board meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, has approved annual plan size of Rs 7100 crore for 2019-20 with  an increase of Rs. 800 crore from the last year’s plan thereby registering an increase of 12.70 percent.

State Planning Board approves Rs. 7100 crore annual plan

SHIMLA: The annual plan size of Rs. 7100 crore for the year 2019-20 was approved in the meeting of State Planning Board held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, with an increase of Rs. 800 crore from the last year’s annual plan of Rs. 6300 crore, thereby registering an increase of 12.70 percent.

CM releases Calendar of Himachal Pradesh Technical University

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today released Calendar of Himachal Pradesh Technical University here today.

CPJ writes to J&K Governor seeking release of Kashmiri journalist

JAMMU:  The Committee for Protection of Journalists (CPJ) on Wednesday wrote to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik seeking release of a Kashmiri journalist who was arrested in August last year.

Himachal governor’s 10-car motorcade gets one more... Rs 80 lakh Mercedes E350

SHIMLA: The cash-strapped Jai Ram Thakur government in Himachal Pradesh has added a luxurious Rs 80-lakh Mercedes E 350 to the fleet of vehicles for governor Acharya Devvrat.

Heavy snowfall to hit Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Met on Wednesday forecast heavy snowfall for at least five days starting Saturday that is likely to disrupt air and surface traffic to and from the Kashmir Valley.


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