Category Archives: World

JICA’s Financial Support with INR650 Crore for Himachal Pradesh Ecosystems Management and Livelihood Improvement

North Gazette News/ Shimla

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed an agreement with the Government of India to provide Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan of 11,136 million Japanese Yen (approximately INR 650 Crore) for the“Project for Improvement of Himachal Pradesh Forest Ecosystems Management and Livelihoods”.

WWF wrestler “The Great Khali” meets Himachal CM

North Gazette News/Shimla

Proposes to organise heavyweight wrestling championship in Himachal

World famous heavyweight professional wrestling Champ of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Dilip Singh Rana, ‘The Great Khali’ called upon Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Dharamshala today and briefed him about his plans to organise the world heavy weight

Best places to visit for Christmas in the world

North Gazette News
Christmas is celebrated all over the world by millions of people. But, there are some places in many countries of the world, where people have unique ways of celebrating Christmas. Here are the best places to visit for Christmas in the world.

Ludhiana youth drowned in New Zealand

North Gazette News
A Punjabi youth was drowned while swimming at Maori Beach in New Zealand. He has been as Akhil Tangri (21) of Ludhiana. According to sources the deceased had gone to the beach to along with two friends. All had gone to celebrate the birthday party of another friend, but Akhil was swept away by a giant sea wave.

Supreme Court says no to Tin Talaq or Triple Talaq system

North Gazette News/ New Delhi
The Supreme Court of India has termed the instant divorce through a system of Triple Talaq or Tin Talaq unconstitutional.

The Supreme Court said the practice of this is the “worst” and “not desirable” form of dissolution of marriages among Muslims.

Trump terminates the services of FBI chief

North Gazette News
US President, Donald Trump has ousted the director of the FBI James Comey from his post. He has been ousted from the job for his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails, a White House press release said.

HP: Mini Marathon – RUN FOR NATION organised at Solan

North Gazette News/Solan
On the occasion of Mini Marathon – RUN FOR NATION function organised by 14 Gorkha Training Center at Subathu in Solan district today, Governor Acharya Devvrat urged the youth to remember the memories of great revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, Raj Guru and Sukh Dev and follow the path of nation building. Children, youth and senior citizens of Subathu and Jutogh cantonments participated in the marathon.

HP: 556 roads opened, 576 I&PH Schemes restored

North Gazette News/Shimla
A Spokesman of Himachal Pradesh Government said here today that 607 roads were affected due to heavy snowfall and rains in various parts of Himachal Pradesh, out of which 556 roads have been opened for vehicular traffic and the work on remaining 51 roads was being carried out on the war footing.

2017 Golden Globe Award Goes To!

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North Gazette News/California

America’s most prestigious award ” Golden Globe Award”  bestowed by  93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) was organised at  The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on January 8, 2017.  The award honoured the best in film and American television of 2016

New Guinness World record by Dog and its Owner

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North Gazette News/Shizuoka
An 11-year-old beagle, Purin and its owner Makoto Kumagai have set a new Guinness World record for the most number of skips by a person and a dog in one minute using a single rope.