Unity in diversity our pride; Art 370 acted as wall in J&K: PM

KEVADIYA, Oct. 31 -- PAYING glowing tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on National Unity Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday defended the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, say... Read More

Gold rates up ' 87 on weaker rupee, firm global markets

NEW DELHI, Oct. 30 -- GOLD prices on Wednesday rose Rs 87 to Rs 38,842 per 10 grams in the national capital on firm global trends and a weaker rupee, according to HDFC Securities. On Tuesday, gold ha... Read More

Sensex leapfrogs 220 points to reclaim 40K-mark on tax structure rejig buzz

MUMBAI, Oct. 30 -- THE BSE Sensex rallied 220 points to reclaim the 40,000- mark on Wednesday as strong corporate earnings and expectations of a rejig in tax structure for equity investors turbocharge... Read More

Himachal Chief Secy for safe, fearless environment for girls

SHIMLA, Oct. 30 -- CHIEF Secretary Dr Shrikant Baldi said that the Saksham Gudiya Board, Himachal Pradesh, should frame guidelines for its functioning so that various activities could be undertaken to... Read More

HP minister says Govt plans improved irrigation facilities

MANDI, Oct. 30 -- IRRIGATION and Public Health (IPH) Minister Mahendra Singh Thakur has said that the Himachal Government is making effort to provide water to irrigate every field and working to find ... Read More

HP: Online registration for scholarships open till Dec 31

SHIMLA, Oct. 30 -- A spokesperson for the Higher Education Department said here on Wednesday that the dates for online students' registration and submission of applications forms on National Scholarsh... Read More

Save and nourish planted saplings: HP Forest Minister

MANDI, Oct. 30 -- FOREST Minister and Transport Minister Govind Thakur has said it is very important to save and nourish the sapling planted by people and the forest department. Thakur, who was the c... Read More

Over 58 lakh MT paddy arrives in Haryana mandis

CHANDIGARH, Oct. 30 -- MORE than 58.08 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy has so far arrived in Haryana mandis as compared to over 57.23 lakh MT of paddy arrived during the corresponding period last yea... Read More

Poor air quality index worries health officials

JIND, Oct. 30 -- THE state Health Department has now been put on alert, as there is a steep rise in the air quality index from the day of Diwali. In this connection, the Director-General of Health Se... Read More

Jind, the bastion of Devi Lal family

JIND, Oct. 30 -- THE land of Jind has proved to be very fertile politically for former Deputy Prime Minister Devi Lal and his family. The political power gained from this land played a vital role for ... Read More