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Haryana to fill 2,592 posts of Assistant Professor

CHANDIGARH:Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Thursday said 2,592 posts of Assistant Professor will be filled in government colleges across the state. After filling the posts, there will be no shortage of academic staff in the colleges, he said.

Finally, Haryana CM takes over CID portfolio

CHANDIGARH:The 'tug-of-war' between Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Home Minister Anil Vij has finally ended with the former taking over as Criminal Investigation Department (CID) portfolio.

Himachal reels under severe cold wave

SHIMLA:Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold wave on Thursday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point, the weather bureau said. However, the weather will largely remain dry till Sunday.

More snowfall in Shimla, Manali

SHIMLAThe Himachal capital Shimla and nearby Manali received a fresh spell of overnight snow bringing down temperatures in the hill state as well as affecting the plains below, officials said on Tuesday.

Bindal unanimously elected BJP Himachal chief

SHIMLA:Former Vidhan Sabha speaker Rajeev Bindal on Saturday was unanimously elected the Himachal BJP President.
He was declared elected by party national general secretary Sunil Devdhar as no other candidate was in the fray.

For 41 days, only silence reigns in these Manali villages

MANALI:It's silence for the gods in 10 villages dotting the outskirts of the picturesque hill resort of Manali, currently marooned under a blanket of snow.

Himachal Cabinet nod to fill 819 teaching posts

SHIMLA:The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday gave the nod to filling 819 contractual posts in the Elementary Education Department, including 532 Junior Basic Teachers and 35 language teachers.

Haryana Chief Minister holds pre-budget consultations with stake holders

CHANDIGARH: Priority will be given to those areas those have much scope of creating employment avenues in the coming state budget, says Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal.The industrial sector plays a vital role in increasing employment and therefore, the industries giving more employment to the State youth would be incentivize by the State Government, he added. 

Cold wave in Himachal; Shimla at 2.8

SHIMLA: A cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with Shimla recording a minimum of 2.8 degrees Celsius as major parts of the state remained below freezing point.

Himachal's Keylong freezes at minus 8.2

SHIMLA:A day after widespread snow and rainfall, cold wave conditions further intensified in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday with district headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti,Keylong, recording a minimum of minus 8.2 degrees Celsius.

Punjab sees Bharat bandh impact, Haryana partial

CHANDIGARH: The nationwide shutdown call of the trade unions on Wednesday against the Centre's policies evoked a good response in Punjab as normal life was disrupted, but in Chandigarh and neighbouring Haryana it was mixed amid rains.

Work boycott by power sector engineers and employees across the nation

CHANDIGARH:Power sector employees and engineers went on a work boycott/strike today on a call given by the National Co-ordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCCOEEE),a united platform of unions and federations of electricity employees and engineers.

Himachal ratifies bill for extension of quota in legislatures

SHIMLA:A special sitting of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh state legislative assembly was held on Tuesday to ratify a bill to extend reservation to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies for another 10 years.

Haryana government targets to provide 100 per cent functional household tap connection

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora has directed all the Deputy Commissioners to work on priority basis for providing 55 liters pure drinking water per person per day in  rural areas, under Jal Jeevan Mission, so that the target of providing 100 per cent Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) in every household of rural areas can be completed by June 30, 2022.

One day workshop held on skill education and training programmes

SHIMLA:To give boost to skill education and training programs one day workshop was organised by Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam (HPKVN) in association with  National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) here today.

Governor visits Himachal Pradesh academy for defense services Una

SHIMLA:Governor Bandaru Dattatraya  visited Himachal Pradesh Academy for Defense Services at Una and met the trainees. 

Task force of youth volunteers for “Better Disaster Preparedness and Response"

SHIMLA:A Spokesman of the State Government said here today that Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (HPSDMA), Department of Revenue has launched a Scheme on creation of Task Force of Youth Volunteers for “Better Disaster Preparedness and Response in the State”. Under this scheme the aim is to create a cadre of alteast 10-15 volunteers per panchayat for effective disaster risk reduction and to train the Youth volunteers in life saving skills of medical first aid and search and rescue.

Himachal achieves target of constitution of biodiversity management committees

SHIMLA:HP State Biodiversity Board has achieved the target of constitution of 100 percent Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) across the State. State Biodiversity Board in collaboration with the Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Department and Urban Development Department has constituted Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) in all 3370 local bodies.

Mild quake in Shimla region

SHIMLA:A mild earthquake was recorded in the Shimla region of Himachal Pradesh on early Monday, the Met office here said.
However, there was no loss of life.

Himachal achieves target of constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees

SHIMLA: HP State Biodiversity Board has achieved the target of constitution of 100 percent Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) across the State. State Biodiversity Board in collaboration with the Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Department and Urban Development Department has constituted Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) in all 3370 local bodies.

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