Category Archives: National

Bali urges Indian government to setup Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur

New Delhi/October 16 (NG News)
Himachal Technical Education minister G S Bali on Thursday urged Union Minister of State for Energy and Coal Piyush Goyal for setting up of Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur in the state in New Delhi.

Bali apprised the Union Minister that this Hydro Engineering College was to be set up in a joint venture with NHPC, NTPC and Himachal government for which MOUs have already been signed up with NTPC and NHPC

France to help in developing Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala as smart cities

Shimla/October 16 (NG News)
Himachal government would seek the help of France to develop major towns like Shimla, Manali, Dharmashala as Smart Cities for which the French Government had shown its keenness to adopt these towns.

After a meeting with French delegation headed by the Ambassador of France in India Francois Richier, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Himachal Pradesh intends to take up and develop major towns like Shimla, Manali, Dharmashala as Smart Cities

10-year-old Hyderabad boy becomes city’s police commissioner for a day

New Delhi/October 15 (NG News)
In a noble gesture, Hyderabad police on Wednesday let a 10-year-old boy who is suffering from blood cancer become city’s police commissioner for a day to fulfill his dreams.

Sadiq who was diagnosed with blood cancer five months ago and is undergoing treatment at state-run MNJ Institute of Oncology took charge as Hyderabad Police Commissioner, clad in a police uniform that was replete with medals

Badal to take up the issue of Pusa 1121 variety with Indian government

Chandigarh/October 15 (NG News)
Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that the state government would take up the issue of recognition of Pusa 1121 variety of Basmati in the Europe with the Union Ministry of Commerce, Government of India (GoI) which has not yet been defined it as approved export variety in the European market.

Badal assured export associations to thoroughly examine the issue of levying entry tax on the Basmati varieties of PUSA and Sugandha

HC issues notice to Kings XI Punjab, HPCA, BCCI on IPL security fee

Shimla/October 14 (NG News)
Himachal High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI), state government and Kings XI Punjab on the issue of payment of expenses incurred on providing security cover to T20 matches held at Dharamshala Cricket Stadium.

A division bench comprising the Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Chauhan passed these orders

1400 vacant posts to be filled in Indian Railways

New Delhi/October 12 (NG News)
Indian Railways has started recruitment drive to fill 1400 vacant posts in various zones of the railways and the last for applying for these posts is November 10, 2014.

Indian Railways has notified vacancies of Teachers, Stenographer Junior, Chief Law Assistant/Law Assistant, Junior Translator, Librarian, staff welfare officers, Lab assistant, publicity inspector, horticulture inspector and others, cooks, head cook, catering inspector, Librarian

750 posts of Asstt. Central Intelligence officer to be filled in Intelligence Bureau

New Delhi/October 12 (NG News)
Union Home Affairs Ministry have invited applications for 750 posts of Assistant Central Intelligence officer-II/Executive in the Intelligence Bureau and the last date for applying for these posts is November 9, 2014.

Interested candidates in the age group of 18-27 and who have passed graduate degree from any recognised university can apply for these posts. Click here to apply online for these posts or click here to know more about eligibility criteria for these posts. to sell tickets for India-West Indies ODI at Dharamshala

Dharamshala/October 11 (NG News) appointed Official Ticketing Partner for the India v West Indies 4th ODI of the Micromax Cup 2014 to be played at HPCA Cricket Stadium, Dharamsala on October 17, 2014 and it would start selling tickets at select retail outlets from October 13, 2014.

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) spokesperson said that, India’s first and largest sports and entertainment ticketing company, would setup wenue box-office counters from Monday

New AIIMS reports claims Sunanda Pushkar died of poisoning, re-investigation likely

New Delhi/October 10 (NG News)
In a fresh twist to the mysterious death of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife, new autopsy report of AIIMS doctors claimed that Sunanda Pushkar had died of poisoning.

As per reports, Delhi police have been asked to re-investigate case after the findings pointed out towards poisoning as the reason of her death and stated that Alprax tablets residue found in her viscera were non-fatal

CM advocates for patent right of Himachali shawls

Shimla/October 7 (NG News)
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said that Himachali shawls should have patent right as these hand-woven shawls had special identity and it should be ensured that these products were not manufactured on the pattern of Himachali shawls by other power-loom industries in the country.

Addressing the members of Bhuttico Weaver Cooperative Society at Mohal in Kullu today, Singh said that it had been observed that many power-loom industries were copying the pattern of Himachali shawls