777 Police Officials to be conferred with Police Medals for Gallantry on R-Day

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Indian government on Wednesday announced to confer Police Medals for Gallantry on 777 Police Officials on Republic Day this year.

A spokesperson of Indian government said that Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) have been awarded

36 persons conferred with Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards 2016

North Gazette News/Shimla
Indian government on Wednesday announced to confer Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards 2016 on 36 persons.

A spokesperson of Indian government said that the President of India has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha

Punjab Police arrests 3 employees of Himachal firm with 160 kg gold worth Rs 25 crore

North Gazette News/Chandigarh
In a major recovery after demonrtisation, Punjab Police on Tuesday evening reportedly recovered 160 kg gold worth Rs 25 crore in the market from three employees of Himachal based firm.

As per reports, Punjab Police recovered the gold in raw form from three persons from Sohana area of Mohali district.

Himachal: Yadvender Chauhan joins as Joint Director in IPR Department

North Gazette News/Shimla
Yadvender Chauhan on Tuesday joined as Joint Director in the headquarters of the Information and Public Relations Department.

Chauhan joined the department in year 1987 as Sub Editor and later rendered his services

Dr Jharta appointed as Chairman of HP Staff Selection Commission

North Gazette News/Shimla
Dr Mohan Lal Jharta was on Tuesday appointed as the new Chairman of the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur.

As per reports, Chief Secretary V C Pharka administered Jharta the oath of office

Haryana govt to fill 263 Sub-Inspector posts

North Gazette News/Chandigarh
Haryana government on Monday announced to fill 263 Sub-Inspector posts.

A spokesperson of Haryana government said that the government has decided 263 Sub-Inspector posts out of which 63 posts are reserved for female candidates.

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.

Cold weather conditions forces Delhi govt to declare holiday in all schools till Jan 19

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Ongoing severe cold weather conditions on Friday forced Delhi government to declare holidays in all schools till January 19, 2017.

A spokesperson of Delhi Education Department said that holidays in all schools has been declared on account of prevailing cold weather

HP: Bodies of 2 NIT Hamirpur students found in Mandi’s Shikari Devi

North Gazette News/Mandi


The bodies of two NIT Hamirpur students have been found by rescue teams from Shikari Devi area of Janjehli village in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

The students have been identified as Navneet Rana of Barmana area in Bilaspur district and Akshay Kumar of Sujanpur