Matter of faith: Villagers to be silent for 42 days

MANDI, Jan. 19 -- THE residents of nine villages of the Kullu district have taken pledge to observe silence for 42 days to appease a local deity, Gautam Rishi. Beginning from day the Hindu festival o... Read More

'Japani Phal' cultivation catching up among HP growers

SOLAN, Jan. 19 -- AFTER apple, the successful cultivation of Japanese persimmon is all set to transform the economy of the orchardists in the lower and mid hill zones of Himachal Pradesh. Commonly kn... Read More

Organic veg park planned in Nidana village

JIND, Jan. 19 -- DADA Kheda Welfare Trust is planning to develop an organic vegetable park in Ladies Jogging Park which is being built in Nidana village of Jind. The idea is that Ladies Jogging Park ... Read More

Plan to provide electricity hotlines in all Jind CHCs and Govt hospitals

JIND, Jan. 19 -- THE Director General of Health Services has sought details of those community health centres (CHCs) in this e district which are not connected to electricity hotline. All such CHCs wi... Read More

Lovers commit suicide in Panipat

PANIPAT, Jan. 19 -- A lover couple committed suicide by jumping in front of a train on the railway track behind Tau Devi Lal Park, in Panipat. The couple was resident of Vadhavaram Colony here. Mani... Read More

DAY-NULM proving effective in uplifting the urban poor

SHIMLA, Jan. 19 -- DEEN Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAYNULM) is proving effective for socio-economic upliftment of the urban poor households of the state. The scheme aim... Read More

MLA Kundu stages dharna, seeks scrapping of FIR against self

ROHTAK, Jan. 19 -- INDEPENDENT legislator from Meham, Balraj Kundu, who had supported the BJP-JJP government in Haryana on Sunday once again demanded a probe against former minister of state for coope... Read More

338 CHOs to be hired to improve healthcare in rural areas

SHIMLA, Jan. 19 -- HEALTH and Family Welfare Minister Vipin Singh Parmar said today that 338 Community Health Officers (CHO) would be given provisional posting in Health Sub-Centres of the state. The... Read More

Meet on research project of fruits begins at PAU

LUDHIANA, Jan. 19 -- A four-day group discussion of All India Coordinated Research Project of Fruits was inaugurated by Dr BS Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, on Saturday at Punjab Agricultural University (P... Read More

Sidhu launches polio campaign across state

CHANDIGARH, Jan. 19 -- IN order to sustain polio eradication from the state, the Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Sunday launched the three-day pulse polio campaign at Jagatpur... Read More