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Residency applications by Indians to Canada plummet as ties sour

Toronto, March 1 -- The impact of bilateral tensions between New Delhi and Ottawa is being felt in immigration patterns as the number of applications from Indians for permanent residency (PR) in Canad... Read More


Winter vacation for Kashmir schools extended by 4 days

Srinagar, March 1 -- A prediction of major spell of snowfall and rain in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday has prompted the school education authorities in Kashmir to extend the winter vacation till March... Read More


'Leaders within Cong trying to topple govt'

Shimla, March 1 -- Leader of Opposition Jairam Thakur has said no matter how hard Congress tries, no one can save Himachal's Sukhu government from falling. While talking to journalists after the BJP L... Read More


Tough road ahead for Sukhu

Shimla, March 1 -- Concerted efforts of the Congress high command observers may have been able to pacify the resentment against chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu for a while but the recent rumblin... Read More


Minister Vikramaditya's resignation turned down

Shimla, March 1 -- Congress central observers turned down the resignation of public works minister Vikramaditya Singh after consulting the party's high command. The MLA had resigned over the chief min... Read More


Sukhu may remain CM as Cong looks to avoids 'experiments'

New Delhi, March 1 -- A prominent section of the Congress leadership might be miffed with the Rajya Sabha debacle in Himachal Pradesh that led to the shock defeat of party nominee Abhishek Singhvi, bu... Read More


Ghazal concert in the sky,courtesy Pankaj Udhas

India, March 1 -- The news of the demise of ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas ji brought back memories of an amazing trip my wife and I took about a decade ago. We were pleasantly surprised to discover, as w... Read More


HP cabinet to form 7th finance commission

Shimla, March 1 -- The state cabinet in its meeting held under the chairmanship of chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu decided to constitute the seventh state finance commission to review the financ... Read More


Rana: RS ticket to outsider, Sukhu ignoring party MLAs led to revolt

Chandigarh, March 1 -- Expelled Sujanpur MLA Rajinder Rana, one of the six Congress legislators who cross voted during the Rajya Sabha elections in Himachal Pradesh, on Thursday said it was the decisi... Read More


Cong has no moral right to stay in power: Himachal BJP chief

Shimla, March 1 -- Himachal Pradesh BJP president Rajeev Bindal on Thursday said the Congress has forfeited its moral authority to govern after its recent defeat in the Rajya Sabha election, despite h... Read More