Chief Minister Virbhadra releases Audio-Video CD of Himachali folk

North Gazette News/Shimla
In an effort to boost Himachali folk culture and traditions through music, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today released an audio-video CD of folk singers Baby Nanta and Kumari Kavita Khimta in Shimla.

Naldehra to be upgraded as the International golfing destination: CM

North Gazette News/Shimla
The state government has undertaken an ambitious project to develop eco-tourism park and upgrade existing properties of one of the prominent tourist spot Naldehra located near the Shimla city.

Chit fund scam: TMC leader Sudip Bandopadhyay arrested

North Gazette News/Kolkata
Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandopadhyay was arrested by CBI in relation to the multi-crore chit fund scam of Rose Valley. Moments after the leader was arrested, dozens of TMC student wing members attacked BJP office in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Punjab: Sukhbir Badal confirms Tejinder Singh Sidhu as party candidate from Mohali

North Gazette/Chandigarh

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and President of Shiromani Akali Dal Sukhbir Singh Badal today announced Tejinder Singh Sidhu as the party candidate from Mohali assembly constituency for upcoming Punjab polls.

Haryana govt transfer 14 IAS, 2 HCS officers

North Gazette News/Chandigarh
Haryana government on Tuesday 14 IAS and HCS officers with immediate effect.

A state government spokesperson said that the Governor has approved the transfer and posting of 14 IAS, HCS officers.

HP Chief Minister launches high speed Wi-Fi facility for 18 colleges

North Gazette/Shimla
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today launched the Wi-Fi facility in total eighteen government colleges of the state.

PM advocates for scientific social responsibility (SSR) in the country

North Gazette/Tirupati
On Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for scientific social responsibility (SSR) on the lines of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for leading scientific institutions in the country. This will help in promoting scientific excellence among all the scientific stakeholders and educational institutions.

Himachal: CM, Congress chief differ on unemployment allowance issue

North Gazette News/Shimla
The poll promise of HP Congress government to give allowance to unemployed youth has triggered the difference of opinion between Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and State Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu.

The promise to give allowance to unemployed youth made by the Congress

Syrian Conflict: Rebels freeze peace talks

North Gazette/Syria
On Monday, Syrian rebel groups decided to freeze peace talks regarding the participation in peace negotiations prepared in Kazakhstan by Moscow unless the government and Iran-backed allies end the talks about violation of a ceasefire.

The group said that they are suspending participation

Indian National Anthem disrepected in J&K Assembly, Governor Walks Out

North Gazette/Jammu
The first day of J&K Legislative Assembly for the Budget session started on a rough note when joint Opposition leaders including members of the National Conference, Congress, CPI(M) and other Kashmir-based Independent legislators disrupted the house proceedings demanding a probe into the killing of civilians in the Valley.