Arun Verma joins as MD DHVBN
By Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH: Arun Kumar Verma today joined as Managing Director of Dakshin Haryana Vidhyut Bitran Nigam .He was appointed MD of HBVN on Tuesday by Haryana Government.
Haryana Govt announces bonanza for employees
HARYANA: Haryana Government today said it would regularise daily wagers and contractual employees who have completed three years of service, and amend the Assured Career Progression (ACP) Scheme and grade pay structure. Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman said the employees’ unions leaders had demanded regularisation of the services of daily wagers and contractual employees. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda considered their demands and took the decision. According to the state government’s regularisation policies of 1993, 1996 and 2003, the left-out employees would be regularised as per these policies.
Pepper spray attack hospitalised 4 womans
BHIWANI: Three girl students and a woman teacher of vanish college Bhiwani,fell unconscious when some miscreants allegedly used pepper spray in the college library today.
Manufacturing sector is dead long live the service sector
By Y.S. Rana
CHANDIGARH: Though Himachal Pradesh is scaling to the new heights of development, it might have witnessed all-round development yet the state government has a tough task ahead to protect industry sector. The sector which is crucial for providing jobs to growing workforce in the state does not paint a rosy picture.
Rs. 380 crore to be spent for setting up two medical colleges- CM
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that two Government medical colleges would be opened in the State at bordering districts of Chamba and Sirmaur with the central assistance of Rs. 380 crore. He said that these medical colleges would be opened at Chamba and Nahan and would be attached with the District Hospitals. He was addressing a large public meeting at Baldwara in district Mandi after laying foundation stone of Government Degree College Baldwara and Tehsil Office at Baldwara.
CM inaugurates the week long Mandi Shivratri Fair
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today inaugurated the week long International fame Shivratri Fair at Mandi. He led the Shivratri procession from the Shrine of presiding deity Raj Madhav Rao to the venue of the celebration Paddal ground after paying obeisance to the Presiding deity.
CM announces new bus stand for Chamba
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that to keep the pace of development ongoing adequate finances were being ensured for strengthening health education and road network all over the State.
70 Indian passports stolen from San Francisco
WASHINGTON:The serious breach of security is being investigated by the San Francisco Police Department. Both the Indian Consulate and the local police have informed the State Department and the relevant federal authorities so that these passports are not misused, a media report said.
Vietnam cannot find object from missing Malaysian jet
Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted on Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.
RTI exposes SAD-BJP government’s claim on ‘motive’ of NRI Sammelan: Bajwa
“The purpose of NRI Sammelan was not investment”, says RTI reply
CHANDIGARH: Mr. Partap Singh Bajwa President Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) today said that NRI Sammelan held by SAD-BJP Government had nothing to do with the investment in Punjab. This is what a reply by Punjab Government into the information sought by Congress party under RTI Act.
NAPA to campaign against centeral minister Parneet Kaur
MILPITAS (CALIFORNIA): North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) gave a clarion call to boycott State Minister of External affairs Parneet Kaur as she failed to address the issues and concerns of NRI Community during her tenure.
NRI wing redresses 150 complaints, claims IGP
PHILLAUR(Jalandhar): Punjab NRI Police Wing will hold Disputes Redressal Sammelans at district level in the state to redress complaints regarding NRI’s at the nearest places of their residences in the state. Disclosing this IGP Gurpreet Deo who also heads the NRI wing of the Punjab police at the NRI Disputes Redressal Samellan held today at the Punjab Police Academy here.
After Arvind Kejriwal, now Rahul Gandhi in Narendra Modi's Gujarat
AHMEDABAD: After Arvind Kejriwal, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Narendra Modi's Gujarat today to participate in a "Vikas Khoj Yatra ahead of crucial Lok Sabha elections.The Gujarat Chief Minister's claim of development and growth in his state has been the target of Opposition leaders nowadays.
Infighting in BJP over Amritsar Lok Sabha seat
AMRITSAR: Infighting in the local BJP leadership appeared on surface when local leadership led by State Cabinet Minister for local Bodies Mr. Anil Joshi and State General secretary BJP Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina, State Secretary Tarun Chug and various BJP Municipal Councilors along with their supporters and party activists raised banner of revolt against the sitting BJP MP Cricketer turned politician Navjot Sidhu.