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All weather strategic Rohtang tunnel may miss 2015 deadline

By : Mohan Verma One of ambitious project launched by UPA rule to built all weather strategic Rohtang tunnel to link this tourist resort Manali with Keylong and to further reduce the distance to bordering Leh and Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to delay, as it was about to commission in February 2015.

Lok Sabha Poll : Opposition BJP complaint of violation of election code & misuse of election machinery

By : Mohan Verma In wake of upcoming Lok Sabha poll, opposition BJP in the state lodged another complaint with election commission of India about violation of election code by Virbhadra Singh Congress government in Himachal Pradesh. Complaint addressed to Chief Election Commissioner of India by the party spokesman Ganesh Dutt alleged that Congress government

Raj day town confers with ‘Best City’ award

By : Mohan Verma The Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor would be conferred with the ‘Best City’ award on March 11 at New Delhi. The award is being conferred by ABP News for the Best City Award (Public Services) for providing better civic amenities to the Shimla people. Disclosing about the award SMC Mayor, Sanjay

Tibetan protest over 55th uprising day

By : Mohan Verma Tibetan in its various settlements in Shimla, Dharamshala and Riwalsar and other parts of the country today lodged protest over 55 uprising day of Tibet, shouting slogans against Chinese forceful occupation of their motherland. About 50 Tibetan Youth Congress (RTYC) activists were carrying Tibet yellow flags and pamphlets and protested outside

Subsidized LPG cylinders to be delinked from aadhar in Himachal

Food and civil supplies minister Mr. G.S. Bali has thanked UPA Chairperson Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, vice president, AICC, Mr. Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, union petroleum minister Mr. V. Moily and Chief Minister Mr. Virbhadra Singh for increasing the number of subsidized gas cylinders and to delink them from aadhar card to give

Himachal BJP MP booked accepting cash on camera

By : Mohan Verma The Himachal Pradesh Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau on Thursday booked BJP’s sitting MP Virender Kashyap who was allegedly caught accepting cash on camera. The BJP has retained the one-time MP Kashyap from the Shimla (reserved) seat. A senior police official told that a case against Kashyap was registered under Section 9

Additional returning officers to keep tab on election expenditure; electoral to use NOTA first time

By : Mohan Verma Himachal Pradesh chief electoral officer Narinder Chauhan announced on Wednesday that additional returning officers and assistants returning officers would be appointed in the state for election expenditure monitoring mechanism. Addressing media persons about arrangements of general elections, he said that special election expenditure monitoring mechanisms have been developed in the state

Lok Sabha polling in Himachal on May 7

By : Mohan Verma Lok Sabha polling would be conducted on May 7 in four parliamentary segments in single phase along with state of Punjab. Chief electoral officer Narinder Chauhan announced in a press conference held on Wednesday afternoon in Shimla. He said that notification for Lok Sabha elections would be held on April 12,

Model code of conduct came into force in Himachal

By : Mohan Verma State chief electoral officer Narinder Chauhan today said that model code of conduct has came into force in this hill state after announcement of Lok Sabha general elections 2014 from today onwards. Urging the political parties to follow model code of conduct, Mr. Chauhan said that with immediate effect no minister

High court orders the state to file report on latest investigation aganist HPCA

By : Mohan Verma Himachal Pradesh high court ordered the state of Himachal Pradesh to file report on latest investigation against Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association on Tuesday, as cricket body knocked the door of high court against the state government move recently. After hearing the argument of both the parties, single bench of acting Chief

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