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‘Decision on CM candidate at apt time’INTERVIEW

‘Decision on CM candidate at apt time’

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

Former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda says that the claims of the BJP government on the MSP are completely false.

NRI returns to promote organic farming

NRI returns to promote organic farming

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

Vikram Chahal (38) returned from Canada in July 2016 to promote organic farming and protect the soil in his native place in Karnal from the harmful effects of chemicals being used by farmers.

Pusa 1121 rice brings cheer to Karnal farmers

Pusa 1121 rice brings cheer to Karnal farmers

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

After Pusa 1509, Pusa 1121 is fetching a good price this season, giving rice farmers a reason to smile .

Staff shortage ails Yamunanagar hospital

Staff shortage ails Yamunanagar hospital

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

An acute shortage of doctors and other staff has badly affected the functioning at Mukand Lal Civil (MLC) Hospital, Yamunanagar.

This 5 Jat Hony Capt kept Chinese at bay for 3 days

This 5 Jat Hony Capt kept Chinese at bay for 3 days

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

The myth ‘Hindi-Chini bhai bhai’ went for a toss in the morning hours of October 10, 1962, when Chinese Infantry Regiment (equivalent to Indian brigade of three battalions) rolled down south of Thagla La ridge in Kameng division of North East Frontier Agency (NEFA) and attacked the Indian Army holding hastily prepared defences on the south bank of the Nam Ka Chu river.

Waste-to-energy plant project hangs fire

Waste-to-energy plant project hangs fire

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

The project to transform a defunct solid waste treatment plant into an integrated waste-to-energy plant at Patvi in Ambala district has been hanging fire.

Faridabad women take to theatre to de-stress

Faridabad women take to theatre to de-stress

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

When like-minded people with good intentions come together the universe also conspires for their success.

On ‘feed the hungry’ mission

On ‘feed the hungry’ mission

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

Every good act aimed at serving the humanity is charity.

Entire KMP Expressway set to open for traffic

Entire KMP Expressway set to open for traffic

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

After years of delay and missing several deadlines, the entire 135-km Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway, which is intended to ease congestion by bypassing Delhi on its western border, will now be open for traffic.

Farmlands in Jind to be converted into fish ponds

Farmlands in Jind to be converted into fish ponds

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

The state government has mooted a novel initiative to convert chronic waterlogged farmlands in Jind into revenue-generating fish ponds.

Faridabad’s first proposed skyway project still on paper

Faridabad’s first proposed skyway project still on paper

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

The proposed first skyway of Faridabad city is still on paper.

Jind bypoll a litmus test for all parties

Jind bypoll a litmus test for all parties

10 Nov 2018 | 12:54 AM

The byelection in Jind, Jat heartland of Haryana that is known as a barometer of Haryana politics, is perhaps the last thing the BJP, Congress and the INLD would have wanted when the Assembly and parliamentary elections are due next year.

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‘Politics in sports’ assumes centrestage

‘Politics in sports’ assumes centrestage

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

Even as the rhetoric about keeping politics out of sports is heard time and again, in Himachal the situation is no different with politicians and bureaucrats heading most sports associations.

Vikram Batra, a man of his wordKNOW YOUR HEROES

Vikram Batra, a man of his word

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

The Indian Tricolour flies not because the wind moves it, but with the last breath of each Indian soldier, who died protecting it.

Providing safe drinking water to residents Solan MLA’s aim

Providing safe drinking water to residents Solan MLA’s aim

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

Solan MLA Dr Dhani Ram Shandil is a multi-faceted personality, who took the plunge into politics to fulfil his wife’s wishes after having superannuated from the armed forces.

Ornaments that adorn a womanVIGNETTES

Ornaments that adorn a woman

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

There were occasions when I took Himachal cultural troupes to festivals outside India.

Seizures point to increasing drug abuse in Kangra

Seizures point to increasing drug abuse in Kangra

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

The Kangra police campaign against drug peddlers in the district has yielded results.

Rich pahari delicacies vanishing from ‘modern kitchens’

Rich pahari delicacies vanishing from ‘modern kitchens’

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

Native foodgrains and rich ‘pahari’ cuisine have become a thing of the past now.

Tourist footfall drops in state and there are number of factors to blame

Tourist footfall drops in state and there are number of factors to blame

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

Water woes in summer season, bad roads, changing weather patterns and enforcement of hotel operating regulations have all come together to hit Himachal tourism hard, as the sector is witnessing a decline.

Pattals back in business

Pattals back in business

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

Pattals or plates made from leaves are back in demand, courtesy ban orders on the use of plastic and thermocol plates and glasses.

No check on vehicles exceeding load limit

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

The government has failed to enforce the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) that prescribes maximum weight load limit for public transport vehicles on the highway at the inter-state Kandwal barrier in Nurpur.

Film festival with a DIFFerence

Film festival with a DIFFerence

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

Now in its 7th edition, the Dharamsala Film Festival was held from November 1 to 4 in Dharamsala.

Changing contours of Malana

Changing contours of Malana

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

When after two decades, one stands under the old, rusted arch of the iron-gate that leads to a three-and-a-half kilometre tedious climb to Malana village, shivers of anticipation run down one’s spine.

Long way to go to make state ‘anaemia-mukt’

Long way to go to make state ‘anaemia-mukt’

10 Nov 2018 | 12:36 AM

The fact that 53.4 per cent women in the age group of 19 and 49 years are anaemic in the state has shattered the hopes of making it as an “anaemia-mukt pradesh”.

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