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  1. Avalanche threat in HimachalRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Due to heavy snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh in the last few days, the state disaster management authority on Saturday issued an avalanche warning in some areas, especially in Chamba district. "The people are advised not to venture out in avalanche-prone areas on Sunday and to stay indoors," an official from the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority said.

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  2. Hiking the Himalayas to Rohtang Pass: PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Criminal Report Daily

    When Mumbai photographer Rajarshi Mitra decided on the spur of the moment, along with some friends, to hike the Himalayas and visit Rohtang Pass, he encountered not only breathtaking scenery but also a haunting reminder of the risks of traveling high up in the mountains. These photos, with a sunrise start to the journey, were taken by Mitra, whose trek to the Rohtang pass is also chronicled in a new episode of "This Happened Here" on Discovery Digital's new Seeker Network .

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  3. Spectrum bids cross USD10bn markRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    After a second day of bidding in India's ongoing spectrum auction, the government has received bids totalling around INR650 billion . Bidding was less fierce than the first day although the cellcos continue to battle over 900MHz band frequencies in certain key circles.

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  4. Gangster caught in FaridkotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    The Faridkot police, on Thursday, claimed to have arrested another notorious gangster Jaswinder Singh alias Rocky, a resident of Guru Nanak enclave, Fazilka, from near the Sadak chowk here. The district police had registered a case against him on February 18 under the attempt to murder and other sections of the IPC along with the alleged imported arms smuggler Ranjit Singh alias Dupla, who has already been arrested.

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  5. Changing ColoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Outlook

    Did a recent ruling of the Supreme Court amount to giving legal sanction to ghar wapasi, the Sangh parivar's initiative to swell the ranks of the majority Hindu populace by urging those who had converted to Christianity or Islam to escape caste stigma to return to Hinduism? Did the assurance that those who reconvert to Hinduism would be able to claim reservation in college seats and government jobs on the basis of their original caste antecedents constitute an inducement to reconvert? Has the Supreme Court's order inadvertently strengthened the hands of those who are vigorously going about reconverting anyone willing or unwilling? The answer isn't simple.

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  6. A Khaki OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Outlook

    While notifying that state government employees will from now on be able to join the RSS and attend its shakhas, the Chhattisgarh government, in the face of criticism, has informally added a caveat - that staff were expected to take part in only social and cultural activities. Perhaps finding it futile to maintain the fig leaf of the RSS being an apolitical organisation, especially after its stellar role in the last general elections, general administration secretary D.D. Singh told Outlook that the ban on government employees participating in political activities was still on.

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  7. Himachal court asks government departments to pay house tax arrearsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday asked the state chief secretary to direct all the departments to pay house tax arrears to the Shimla Municipal Corporation within four weeks. Taking suo motu cognisance, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice D.C. Chaudhary also directed the corporation to make effective recoveries from all the defaulters, including the residents, within four weeks.

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  8. Himachal to host conference of public service commissionsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission will host a three-day national conference of state public service commission chairpersons in the state capital from April 17, its chairman K.S. Tomar said on Thursday. The objective of the conference is to evolve a mechanism to ensure more transparency and maintain credibility in the selection of candidates for various jobs, an official statement quoting Tomar said.

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  9. Mukesh Agnihotri flays Centre for ignoring Himachal in budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    State industries minister Mukesh Agnihotri has attacked the central government for what he called ignoring Himachal Pradesh in the budget for fiscal 2016. "Residents of the state were expecting some major projects and schemes for development of tourism in the budget, but Himachal was entirely ignored," he said while presiding over the annual session of the Confederation of Indian Industries .

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  10. Spectrum auction draws bids of nearly USD10bnRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    India's spectrum auction is off to a strong start with the Department of Telecommunications reporting that after six rounds it has received bids across all four bands totalling around INR617 billion . Bidding data released by the DoT showed fierce competition for spectrum in the 900MHz band, although there was much less interest in the 2100MHz range than anticipated.

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  11. India Tops List of Countries at Risk From River Flooding, Analysis ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    Gross domestic product at risk of flooding in India, the world's second-most populous nation, may surge 10-fold by 2030 as cities expand and climate challenges worsen, according to the World Resources Institute. A new online global flood-analyzing tool developed by WRI and four Dutch research agencies showed India topped the list among countries with population affected by river flooding on average each year.

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  12. SJVN Pays Rs. 168 Crore Dividend to Centre for FY15Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | INDOlink

    Shimla: State-owned power firm Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam has paid an interim dividend of Rs. 167.99 crore to the Union government for financial year 2014-15.

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  13. BMC denies allegations of antibiotic drug scamRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | DNA India

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has denied allegations of an antibiotic drug scam, which is suspected to have endangered the lives of patients in civic hospitals last year. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has denied allegations of an antibiotic drug scam, which is suspected to have endangered the lives of patients in civic hospitals last year.

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  14. CIC to decide on disclosing Priyanka's land infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Times of India

    CIC of Himachal Pradesh is set to decide if disclosing details concerning a piece of land acquired by Priyanka Gandhi near Shimla could pose a danger to her security. NEW DELHI: The chief information commissioner of Himachal Pradesh is set to decide if disclosing details concerning a piece of land acquired by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra near Shimla could pose a danger to her security.

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  15. Holi to be sunny and dry, but rainy Sunday aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Times of India

    The Met department has predicted dry weather during the festival across north and central India, although rain is likely to make a comeback on Sunday in north and central India, including the capital. NEW DELHI: The weather is unlikely to be a dampener this Holi.

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  16. Six highway development projects clearedRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Big News Network.com

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  17. Notice to Air India over no flights at Shimla airportRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed Air India to file a reply on a petition challenging suspension of flights from the airport in the state capital since September 2012. A division bench of Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan passed the order on a petition filed by Paras Dhaulta, who contended that the government has been spending a lot of money on the upkeep and maintenance of the airport but no flight is operating to and from there.

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  18. Himachal proposes Rs.4,800-crore annual planRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday said the state government has proposed an annual plan outlay of Rs.4,800 crore for the next fiscal which was Rs.400 crore higher than the last annual plan. Presiding over the meeting of the state planning board here, he said the government proposed to make a provision of Rs.1,209 crore under the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan, Rs.432 crore under the Tribal Area Sub-Plan and Rs.60 crore under the Backward Area Sub- Plan.

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  19. Rail budget disappointing Himachal CMRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday described the railway budget as average, full of hollow promises and rather disappointing for the people of the hill state. "It's an average budget which is full of hollow ideas and promises without any substance.

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  20. Power Utilities Should Be Freed From Political Interference: WBRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Outlook

    To enhance competition and accountability in the energy sector, state power utilities and regulators should be 'freed' from political interference, according to a study report by the World Bank. It also points out that the state governments in India need to give greater operational autonomy to their power utilities and regulators while holding them accountable for performance if the sector is to move to a higher level of service delivery.

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