August 14, 2018

Archive For The “Himachal Pradesh” Category

Bir-Billing to be developed as World class paragliding site: Virbhadra Singh

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Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh in closing ceremony of the week-long Paragliding World cup Championship organised by Bir-Billing Paragliding Association (BPA)
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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister,Virbhadra Singh has announced that Bir-Billing would be made a world class paragliding site for the sports lovers and the visitors. Singh announced this while presiding over the closing ceremony of the week-long Paragliding World cup Championship organised by Bir-Billing Paragliding Association (BPA) and Airport Authority of India (AAI) at Bir -Billing in district…

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Massive earthquake of 7.7 magnitude cause panic in North India

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Strong tremors caused panic among the people in North India on Monday afternoon. The Earthquake measured at 7.7 magnitude on Richter scale had its epicentre in the Hindukush in Afghanistan hit the region around 2.40 PM. The panic among people was on its peak to find the shaking high-rise buildings all across north India. As…

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Prelimnary enquiry report of toy train accident on Kalka-Shimla route indicts railway staff

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The preliminary enquiry conducted to look into the derailment of a special toy train near Kalka has indicted railway staff. Two women from UK were killed and 20 other nationals were injured when a special toy train derailed on Kalka-Shimla railway track on September 12 recently between Taksal and Kalka railway stations on Kalka –Shimla…

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State government employees on deputation with BBMB find no favour from HC

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 30- In a writ petition filed by Superintending Engineers against the Bhakra Beas Management Board, The Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that they are not entitled to have their adhoc or work charged service counted for the grant of proficiency step up and time bound promotional scales in the…

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ADB loan for upgrading Tourism Infrastructure in Punjab, Uttarakhand and HP

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NBF Bureau Chandigarh, September 28–  The Government of India signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday for US $ 123.51 million for tranche 3 of the Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism to continue upgrading tourism infrastructure and services in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. The loan will be used for…

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Rotary plans to bring at least one lakh dropouts back to schools

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NBF Bureau Panchkula, September 27- Rotary in India has plans to bring at least 1 lakh dropouts back to schools, stating this Rotary International Director Dr. Manoj Desai informed that the next big thrust of Rotary in India is ‘Total Literacy’. Earlier Rotary played a big role in campaign against polio. Dr. Manoj Desai was in…

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Nadda assures to expedite health projects in HP

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NBF Bureau New Delhi, September 21- Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has assured for full support from the centre for various health related and other development projects in Himachal Pradesh. Nadda gave this assurance to HP CM, Virbhadra Singh who and Mukesh Agnihotri, HP Industries Minister had called on Nadda…

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