Congress MLAs blocking Bandaru Dattatreya's car.

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Himachal Speaker Suspends Opposition Leader, 4 INC MLAs Amidst Chaos

Himachal Pradesh assembly speaker Vipin Parmar on February 26 suspended opposition leader Mukesh Agnihotri along with four Congress MLAs for disrupting the house. Reportedly, the MLAs interrupted Governor Bandaru Dattatreya during his budget house address and surrounded his vehicle as he left the house amid chaos. Earlier, terming the Governor’s address a “bundle of lies,” congressmen alleged him of dodging inflation and unemployment issues.… read-more

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 06:10 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Congress, BJP, Mukesh Agnihotri, Bandaru Dattatreya

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Sujan Singh Pathania

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Seven-Time MLA And Ex-Himachal Minister Sujan Singh Pathania Dies At 77

Veteran congress leader and sitting MLA of Himachal Pradesh assembly Sujan Singh Pathania passed away on February 12, after prolonged illness. The 77-year-old Congressman was a seven-time MLA and a sitting Minister at HP cabinet. Born in Lahore, Singh earlier worked as a range officer in HP forest department, later joined Janata Party in 1977 and finally Congress in 1980. HP Governor Bandaru Dattatreya, and CM Jai Ram Thakur expressed grief… read-more

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 08:46 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Sujan Singh Pathania, Kangra, jai ram thakur, Bandaru Dattatreya

Courtesy: NDTV

ICAI

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ICAI Launch Project To Boost Employment Chances For Class 12 Pass-outs

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has launched a pilot project intending to boost employment opportunities for class 12 pass-outs. The scheme eyes to impart knowledge about GST and Income Tax compliances. Students clearing this scheme would be able to intern with Chartered Accountants and institutions and would help youths to seek jobs locally. However, Minister Anurag Thakur stated that the scheme would initially be launched in… read-more

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 03:37 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: ICAI, Hamirpur, Anurag Thakur, Himachal Pradesh, Class 12

Courtesy: The Indian express

ED Logo

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ED Attaches Rs 194-Cr Property Of Manav Bharti Univ In Fake Degree Scam

In a fake degree scam, the Enforcement Directorate has attached the assets of Solan-based Manav Bharti University (MBU) in Himachal Pradesh. Valued over Rs 194 crore, the assets include land, residential and commercial properties. In the case surfaced last year, the university officials had issued fake degrees in the name of MBU to raise over Rs 387 crore. Later, the funds were invested to buy ‘attached properties’ by the MBU trust’s chairman… read-more

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 10:15 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Enforcement Directorate, ED, Fake Degree Scam, Manav Bharti University

AAP leader and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

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Arvind Kejriwal Says AAP To Enter Six States In Next Two Years

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, at the National Council meeting of the Aam Aadmi Party on January 28, announced that the party would contest elections in six states in next two years. Keeping this goal in mind, Kejriwal urged AAP members to advance at grass-root level in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat. "AAP is the only party talking about the future and has the vision of 21st and 22nd centuries," said Kejriwal.

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 02:08 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal, AAP, politics, Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand, UP, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat

Courtesy: The Tribune

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

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Tamil Nadu Beats Himachal To Enter Semis Of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Tamil Nadu has entered the semi-finals of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on January 26 after beating Himachal Pradesh by five wickets in the quarterfinal. Chasing 136, Tamil Nadu secured the match with the inning-saver unbeaten partnership between Baba Aparajith (52) and Shahrukh Khan (40). Both the players carried their team to victory from a tight spot of 66/5. Tamil Nadu will now play against the winner of the Bihar-Rajasthan match in the first… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 02:54 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Cricket

Courtesy: NDTV

Snow Leopard

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Himachal Pradesh Houses 73 Snow Leopards, Estimates Survey

Himachal Pradesh houses around 73 snow leopards, estimated a survey by the state. Touted as the first-of-its-kind survey, it was jointly conducted by the state wildlife wing and Nature Conservation Foundation following the Union Environment Ministry’s Snow Leopard Population Assessment protocols. Completed by camera trapping method, the findings suggest scattered presence of leopard and majorly outside the protected areas. The state forest… read-more

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 12:02 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Snow leopard, Himachal Pradesh, State Wildlife Wing, Rakesh Pathania

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Paragliding at Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh.

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Rise In Paragliding Accidents Brings Himachal Agencies In Bad Limelight

Himachal Pradesh's agencies responsible for safe paragliding sport have come under negative limelight after increase in crashes at paragliding site in Bir Billing region, which also hosts Paragliding World Cup. Some organisations and relatives of accidents' victims are now asking for a blanket ban on the sport till proper rules are enforced by the state. Reportedly, at least 10 people, including foreigners, have lost their lives in 24… read-more

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 10:56 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Paragliding, Kangra, Mandi

Courtesy: The Tribune

Poultry

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Minister Warns On Zoonotic Nature Of Bird Flu; No Deaths Reported

Animal Husbandry Minister Sanjeev Balyan on January 6 said the spreading bird flu could be transmitted to human however no such case has been reported in the country. Warning people about the non-preventive nature of flu, he informed the states had been asked to take preventive measures including timely sampling and safe disposal of dead avians. Moreover, he informed a central control room has been created at the department in Delhi.

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 04:56 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Animal Husbandry, Sanjeev Balyan, Bird Flu, Avian Influenza, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Himachal Pradesh: 300 Tourists Rescued Near The Atal Tunnel

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Himachal: 300 Tourists Stranded Near Atal Tunnel Owing To Snowfall

Nearly 300 tourists have been rescued near the world's longest Atal Tunnel at Rohtang after heavy snowfall blocked the tunnel. The Lahaul-Spiti Police, with the help of Kullu police, has sent around 70 vehicles to rescue the travellers. Reportedly, the rescue operations began in the evening of January 2, and continued till the wee hours of January 3. Moreover, the meteorological department has warned heavy snowfall in the upcoming days.

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 01:13 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Atal-Rohtang Tunnel, snowfall, Himachal Pradesh

Courtesy: NDTV