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Himachal govt to provide women labourers with bicycles, insurance

Jul 25, 2014

Himachal govt to provide women labourers with bicycles, insurance

Himachal Pradesh will provide household items, including a bicycle, to women labourers and insure all workers enrolled under the state Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, an official said on Friday. #Himachal Pradesh #Women in India #Himachal Pradesh government #sops for women labourers
Himachal Pradesh to ban sale of loose cigarettes, enhance VAT

Jul 25, 2014

Himachal Pradesh to ban sale of loose cigarettes, enhance VAT

The Himachal Pradesh government will soon impose a ban on sale of loose cigarettes and also enhance value-added tax (VAT) on tobacco products, Health Minister Kaul Singh said on Thursday. #NewsTracker #Health #Himachal Pradesh #VAT #lifestyle #Kaul Singh
National shame Why is India still abandoning her daughters?

Jul 24, 2014

National shame Why is India still abandoning her daughters?

A study shows that the sex ratio in the country has deteriorated from from 976 girls to 1000 boys in 1961, to 927 girls in 2001; and to 918 girls in 2011, when biologically girl children are more likely to survive than boys and the country has made constant strides in other spheres of development. #Sex Ratio #Rajasthan #India #Gujarat #United Nations #Punjab #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #BRICs #UN #Himachal Pradesh #Madhya Pradesh #Haryana #Maharashtra #girl children #Chandigarh (UT) Uttar Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh Husbands donating kindeys to save ailing wives

Jul 22, 2014

Himachal Pradesh Husbands donating kindeys to save ailing wives

In a pleasant new trend in Himachal Pradesh, husbands are increasingly coming forward to donate organs to their wives. #Medicine #Health #Himachal Pradesh #Kidney ailment
Beas tragedy: HC rejects engineering college's plea

Jul 10, 2014

Beas tragedy: HC rejects engineering college's plea

A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan had passed the order after taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the tragic incident on 9 June. #India #NewsTracker #Himachal Pradesh #Hyderabad #NDRF #Beas

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Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Jun 10, 2014

Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Demand-driven power generation leads to drastic hourly fluctuations in water levels in most rivers. At risk are the lives and livelihood of thousands and the riverine ecology. #India #NewsTracker #Himachal Pradesh #Beas River #larji dam #Manali Dam
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