National Law University, a landmark in the tenure of Justice Ahmad

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SHIMLA: The Chief Justice of HP High Court Mr. Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir retiring on superannuation on 24th April, 2017 had assumed the office of the Chief Justice of HP High Court on 27 November, 2013. During his tenure in Himachal Pradesh, he had pronounced many landmark judgments in cases affecting large section of the society and the State as a whole.

Himachal Governor discard red beacon from his official vehicle

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SHIMLA: Following the decision of the union government to rid the VIP culture of red lights, Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Acharya Devvrat today directed to remove red beacon from his official vehicles along-with other vehicles attached with him.

Himachal accident: 10 bodies yet to be identified

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SHIMLA : Ten of the 45 passengers who were killed when a private bus fell into a Himachal Pradesh river are yet to be identified even after 24 hours of the accident, an official said on Thursday.

Virbhadra Singh to appear before ED

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NEW DELHI : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, accused in a money laundering case, is likely to present himself before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday, an official said.

Shimla: At least 45 people killed as bus falls in river

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SHIMLA At least 45 passengers were killed when a bus fell into a river in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Wednesday, the police said.

Haryana approves amendment in Punjab Police Rules, 1934

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CHANDIGARH : Haryana Cabinet today approved amendment in Punjab Police Rules, 1934 to bring complete transparency in recruitment process of Constables and Sub Inspectors.

ED summons Himachal CM to appear on April 20

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NEW DELHI : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in a money laundering case. He must appear before it on April 20, an official told IANS on Tuesday.

D K Sharma MD HPPCL is new BBMB Chairman

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CHANDIGARH : Devendra Kumar . Sharma, Managing Director of Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited will be the new chairman of BBMB.

Himachal CM confers State level Himachal Gaurav, Prerna Srot Awards

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CHAMBA: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while presiding over the State level 70th Himachal Day function at Chamba today presented State level Himachal Gaurav, Prerna Srot, Civil Service and Innovation awards.

Contract employees to be regularised after three years: Virbhadra Singh

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CHAMBA: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today officially launched the un-employment allowance scheme and distributed cheques of Rs.1000 each to as many as 10 beneficiaries under the scheme while presiding over the State Level 70th Himachal Day function at Chamba. Speaking on the occasion, he said the state government had always been considerate towards the welfare of youth and lately the government had taken a decision to provide unemployment allowance to the youth of the State as was promised in election manifesto, which had been adopted as a policy document.

Himachal police has outdated weapons: CAG

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SHIMLA : Himachal Pradesh, which shares a domestic border with Jammu and Kashmir and a porous international border with China, depends upon outdated arms to tackle crime, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said on Saturday.

Haryana CM inaugurates Kalpana Chawla Medical College

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KARNAL :  The Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, disclosed here today that medical insurance scheme would be introduced for the people of the state to enable eligible persons to avail themselves of its benefit during emergency. 

Governor launches mobile app of HP Public Service commission

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SHIMLA: Governor Acharya Devavrat today launched a mobile application of HP Public Service Commission from Raj Bhawan. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said in the era of science and technology it was must for everybody to adopt new technologies for development of the individual and society as a whole.

Himachal Minister demands for release of funds under scholarship schemes

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SHIMLA: Social Justice & Empowerment Minister Dr. (Col) .Dhani Ram Shandil today met the Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot at New Delhi and discussed about various issues pertaining to State which were pending at the level of Govt. of India.

BJP wins Himachal assembly by-poll

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NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party's Anil Dhiman on Thursday won the Bhoraj assembly constituency by-poll in Himachal Pradesh, defeating the Congress' Parmila Devi by a margin of over 8,000 votes, according to the Election Commission.

Unemployment Allowance Scheme-2017 in Himachal announced

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SHIMLA : In order to ensure smooth implementation of “Unemployment Allowance Scheme-2017” the Cabinet today accorded approval to hire 140 data entry operators on outsource basis (as may be required) and creation of 20 posts of Junior Office Assistant (IT) to be filled upon contract basis.
The Cabinet meeting was presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

ED summoned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh

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SHIMLA : In further trouble for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, the ED has summoned him for questioning in its money laundering probe against him and others.

Mass marriages solemnized at Fatehgarh Churian

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GURDASPUR : Saheed Baba Deep Singh Sewa Society organized a mass marriage function at Fatehgarh Churian town in Gurdapur district in which Rural Development and panchayat minister Punjab was Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa was the chief guest.The society solemnized the marriages of 8 needy and poor girls and society provided them domestic house hold articles for their livelihood. Their marriages were performed with their respective religion. ADC B Sriniwasan, SDM Batala Pirthi Singh and office bearers of the society were present on the occasion .

HPEA oppose extensions to technical directors of utilities

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CHANDIGARH : Haryana Power Engineers Association has demanded that no extension in services should be given to any Director of utilities as it impacts the promotion of complete cadre of engineers.

Himachal fails to demarcate 54% of forests: CAG

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SHIMLA : Himachal Pradesh has not been able to demarcate 54 per cent of its forest area in 28 years and there are over 15,000 cases of encroachments despite high court strictures, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said.