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Provide list of corrupt officials: Himachal court


September 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state's chief secretary to furnish a list of government functionaries involved in corruption and moral turpitude cases over ... Read more...

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God’s own country to get own airline


September 8th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 8 (IANS) Given the large number of Keralites who would offer it patronage, and given also the large number of them regularly fleeced by airlines, it is surprising ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh to appear in court in graft case (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just ahead of assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh to appear in court in graft case


August 31st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) In what is being seen as a setback to former union minister and chief minister Virbhadra Singh just before the assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Himachal court’s directive on seats for women in buses


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the managing director of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) to file a detailed report on steps taken for ... Read more...

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Hydropower project: Court notice to Himachal


July 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government to file an affidavit on the steps taken to direct a private company running a hydropower ... Read more...

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Court notice on JNNURM-funded Shimla tunnel


July 25th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the municipal authorities to file a reply regarding status of lights installed in the newly-constructed two-lane Auckland traffic tunnel ... Read more...

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Himachal directed to ban smoking at public places


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the state government to file a reply on ensuring implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) ... Read more...

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Kalam to give lesson on fundamental duties


July 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will teach a lesson on fundamental duties at a public colloquium to be held in Shimla Saturday, an official statement said ... Read more...

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UDF wins 2 Rajya Sabha seats, LDF 1 in Kerala


June 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) The outcome of the Rajya Sabha elections in Kerala Monday went on expected lines with the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) winning two seats and the ... Read more...

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Student clashes: Court gives directions to Himachal varsity


June 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) Shocked by student groups' violence on campus, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday ordered the state university here to ask the students to remove all their ... Read more...

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Himachal gets notice on private counsel for officials


June 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state chief secretary asking him to submit details of the government's spending in the past 10 ... Read more...

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Himachal government asked for report on road projects


May 8th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Miffed over the condition of roads in the state, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the state government to submit a progress report by May ... Read more...

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Currency case: Petition against Karmapa dismissed


April 25th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) A petition opposing the dropping of criminal charges against Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, in a currency seizure case registered last ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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Infosys to set up second campus in Thiruvananthapuram


April 4th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Infosys Limited, India's second largest IT company, Wednesday signed an agreement with Technopark for 50 acres of land for setting up a second campus in Technocity ... Read more...

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Technopark creating big employment in Kerala


March 30th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Technopark is helping in employment generation and the number of professionals at the IT hub is all set to touch 100,000 in the next five years, ... Read more...

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Himachal not in favour of pay commission


March 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh does not want to constitute an independent pay commission to fix pay scales of its government employees, and is following Punjab in pay fixation.This ... Read more...

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Shortage of drug inspectors in Himachal irks court


March 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, a drug manufacturing hub in the country, lacks a mechanism to regulate the pharmaceutical companies due to vacant posts of drug inspectors in the ... Read more...

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Official summoned over delay in project


March 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) Taking note of tardy progress in a Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) project here, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday summoned the state Public ... Read more...

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Check taxis, trucks running illegally, court tells Himachal


March 5th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 5 (IANS) Delay in collection of road tax amounts to irregularity, the Himachal Pradesh High Court said Monday, directing the government to launch a drive against commercial vehicles ... Read more...

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Trial judge free to examine Virbhadra in graft case: Court (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Union minister and former chief minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday again failed to get any reprieve from the Himachal Pradesh High Court in a corruption case registered ... Read more...

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Graft case: Virbhadra Singh fails to get reprieve in court


January 7th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Union minister and former chief minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday again failed to get any reprieve from the Himachal Pradesh High Court in a corruption case registered ... Read more...

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Virbhadra graft case: Court reserves order


January 5th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday reserved its orders on the petition of union minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife seeking quashing of a corruption case ... Read more...

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Constitute pay commission within three months: Himachal court


December 29th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday directed the state government to constitute an independent pay commission, within three months, to fix pay scales of the government ... Read more...

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‘Rajapattai’ - a road unfit to travel (Tamil Movie Review - **)


December 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rajapattai"; Cast: Vikram, Deeksha Seth, K Viswanath, Mithra Kurian, Pradeep Rawat; Director: Suseenthiran; Producer: PVP Cinemas; Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja; Rating - **"Rajapattai", which means 'the path of the king', ... Read more...

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Why proposed heritage site damaged, asks Himachal court


December 21st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 21 (IANS) Concerned over the damage to a railway bridge, once proposed to be declared a UNESCO heritage site, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned officials of ... Read more...

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ICTs can help Kerala adapt to climate change


November 19th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) Kerala is vulnerable to long-term effects of climate change and increased use of ICTs will help in formulating a strategy to monitor, mitigate and adapt climate ... Read more...

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Fix responsible for lapses, Himachal court tells official


November 18th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 18 (IANS) Observing as wastage of public money the delay in construction of a government school building, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday directed the chief secretary to ... Read more...

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Corruption is like computer virus: Himachal chief justice


November 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Kurian Joseph Saturday said corruption is like a computer virus and there is a need for "coordination among investigating agencies ... Read more...

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Court asks Virbhadra to file reply in graft case


November 4th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 4 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday asked union minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife, who were named in a corruption case, to file within two weeks ... Read more...

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Notice to DLF, Himachal government on housing project


October 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 17 (IANS) Acting on a petition alleging serious environmental violations in allowing a private realtor set up an ultra-luxury housing project here, the Himachal Pradesh High Court ... Read more...

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Monkeys are back, Shimla takes cover


September 30th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 30 (IANS) Your spectacles could be taken away, food packets snatched or you might even be slapped. The monkey menace is again rearing its head in this ever ... Read more...

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Assault of minors: Himachal court pulls up police


September 27th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 27 (IANS) Taking serious note of six cases of sexual assault of minor girls in the past five years, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday slammed the state ... Read more...

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Check caste certificate only at interview stage: Court


September 21st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) A job aspirant's other backward class (OBC) certificate can only be sought by the appointing authority at the interview stage and not when the post is ... Read more...

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