HC disposes petition on Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Act
CHANDIGARH : High court disposes petition challenging Haryana legislative assembly’s competence to enact the controversial Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras (Management) Act, 2014, stating that the similar case is pending with the Supreme Court.
HP Congress slams Modi for ignoring martyrdom day anniversary of Indira Gandhi
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Himachal Congress president Thakur Sukhwinder Singh strongly denounced the Narendra Modi government for ignoring the martyrdom day of Indira Gandhi. "She sacrificed her life on this day for the unity and integrity of the country. This betrays parochial, partisan and narrow-minded thinking of the ruling party leadership at the centre as the Prime Minister represents the nation and not a particular political party," Mr Thakur said here.
Deepak slams Modi government for "ignoring the martyrdom" of Indira Gandhi
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Deepak Sharma, State Spokeperson of Himachal Pardesh Congress Committee today attacked the Narendra Modi government for "ignoring the martyrdom" of Indira Gandhi, whose death anniversary falls on October31. "Disgraceful that Govt is ignoring the martyrdom of our only Prime Minister who was killed in office in the line of duty. Oct 31 forgotten?", Deepak said While Talking to this Correspondent.
Himachal Pradesh has recorded a slightly higher growth rate of GSDP
By Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : When the Indian economy has experienced GDP growth trajectory at its lowest in a decade at 5 per cent down from 6.2 per cent in the previous financial year, the economy of Himachal Pradesh has recorded a slightly higher growth rate of gross state domestic product (GSDP). According to advance estimates from the state governments compiled by the Planning Commission, Himachal Pradesh has reported a growth rate of 6.24 per cent in the current financial year compared to 6.14 per cent in 2012-13 comparatively better than the national growth rate of 5 per cent.
Involve maximum people in Red Cross activities: Pratibha Singh
By Vijyender Sharma
SHIMLA : Chairperson, Himachal Pradesh Red Cross Hospital Welfare Branch Smt. Pratibha Singh urged the members of the Branch to actively participate in awareness of students of schools and colleges about nutritious food and ill effects of drug abuse. Smt. Pratibha Singh was presiding over the annual meeting of HP Red Cross Hospital Welfare Branch here today.
Karatsu Kunchi Festival
Place: The entire city of Karatsu
Dates: November 2nd-4th
Dates and functions are subjects to change without notice. Be sure to check the latest information in advance.
City: 3-13, Minami-Jonai, Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture
This is an autumn festival held at Karatsu-jinja Shrine which has a history of about 400 years. The Karatsu Kunchi is one of the major festivals of Kyushu.
Chandigath lawyer serves notice, demanding apology from British Govt for desecration of martyrs
By Satinder Bains
CHANDIGARH: Mr. H.C.Arora a senior lawyer and social activist has served a notice to British High Commissioner in India-seeking unconditional apology from British Government, for desecration of dead bodies of Martyrs Bhagat Singh, Raj Guru and Sukhdev-on 23.3.1931-by cutting into pieces, putting in sacks, loading in trucks in a clandestine manner, and attempting cremation in a clandestine manner.
US Congressman Andre Carson endorse opportunity for Sikh Americans to serve in the U.S
By Kanwal Prakash Singh
INDIANAPOLIS(USA): Honorable André Carson is the second U.S. Congressman to visit the Sikh Gurdwara (Temple- Acton Road) in 2014; in May, Congresswoman Susan Brooks visited the Gurdwara. The Sikh community is encouraged by the growing interest in the central Indiana Sikh community and by their assurances and support of Sikh American concerns and challenges since 9/11.
Special summary revision of Photo Electoral rolls bagins in Punjab
CHANDIGARH: The special summary revision of photo Electoral roll began today in Punjab. The Draft Electoral Roll has been published and can be seen at office of DEO, ERO BLO and Polling Station. The draft electoral roll is also available at website of the CEO Office. (http://ceopunjab.nic.in). Claim and objection in Form 6, 6A, 7, 8 and 8A can be filed with the ERO’s from 15.10.2014 to 10.11.2014 by anyone who has attained the age of 18 as on 01.01.2015.
Congress will form govt in Haryana for third time: Hooda
ROHTAK (HARYANA) : With polling for the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra currently underway, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here on Wednesday that the Congress Party will form the government for the third time in the state.
October 15 to be holiday in factories
CHANDIGARH: To enable the workmen who are voters of Haryana State working in the Factories situated adjoining area with the State of Haryana, the voter of Haryana working in adjoining area in the State of Punjab may be allowed paid holiday on the day of poll i.e. 15.10.2014, so that the voters of Haryana State working in the Punjab State can able to cast their vote in the General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Haryana to be held on 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday), the Punjab Government has declared that 15th October, 2014 (Wednesday) shall be the weekly paid holiday for all factories where Wednesday is not close day within the State of Punjab in lieu of their normal weekly holiday.
Assembly polls: Voting begins in Maharashtra and Haryana
CHANDIGARH/MUMBAI : The fate of 1,351 candidates is expected to be decided by 1.63 crore voters in high-stakes multi-cornered contest in Haryana while 4,119 candidates, including former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan are in the fray on 228 seats of Maharashtra.