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Shimla's HPCA academy to be demolished

Thursday 9 January '14

No necessary approvals of the corporation were taken under building regulations rules.
Himachal CM threatens to file defamation case

Tuesday 31 December '13

Virbhadra said the corruption charges were baseless and threatened to file a defamation suit against Jaitley.
This Week Himachal Pradesh: Virbhadra vs Anurag

Tuesday 31 December '13

Two-time MP Thakur, who represents Hamirpur, is also the HP Cricket Association president.
Himachal High Court clears ban on food in plastic packs

Friday 27 December '13

Court sets Jan 26 deadline to stop sale, supply of chips, wafers.
Himachal HC orders complete ban on junk food items, wafers and Kurkure in state

Thursday 26 December '13

The ban would come into effect from January 26, 2014.
In Dhumal’s bastion, Virbhadra puts Congress in election mode

Thursday 26 December '13

Rally, a show of strength by Virbhadra, saw most party leaders hitting out at Anurag Thakur and BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi
Cong MLA Jagjivan Pal suggests mass culling of monkeys in Himachal

Tuesday 17 December '13

Govt to move High Court to seek lifting of a ban on killing monkeys.
Centre says no to gravity water scheme for Shimla

Thursday 12 December '13

Window open for revision, but Virbhadra Singh, Vidya Stokes push for separate proposals
Mantri ji, don't carry your mobile to cabinet :HP govt orders its ministers

Thursday 5 December '13

Move intends to put the ministers under close watch to plug all possible chances of 'unofficial' leaks.
HC restores cricket stadium to HPCA

Wednesday 6 November '13

The stadium, built in 2003, has hosted IPL matches and a ODI between India and England earlier this year.
High Court restores Dharamshala cricket stadium to Anurag's HPCA

Tuesday 5 November '13

The stadium was taken over by the government on October 26 mid-night.
Virbhadra govt cancels HPCA's lease of Dharamshala stadium, resort

Sunday 27 October '13

While the stadium was built in 2003, the resort, ‘The Pavilion’, was built in 2011-12 by the HPCA.
I may revive the Sports Act 2005 to clean-up HPCA mess: Virbhadra Singh

Friday 4 October '13

HP Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said he was neither against Anurag Thakur nor HPCA.
Boom to Bust

Friday 4 October '13

Himachal apples suffer for bumper production, lack of preservation facilities and rush to market
Fraud charges cloud Himachal cricket glitz

Tuesday 17 September '13

On the stadium complex the HPCA built a clubhouse, high-end venture to a Delhi-based company.
Fraud case filed against cricket body

Tuesday 3 September '13

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association has had a fraud case slapped against it.
Four convicted in Kachroo death case get nod to complete MBBS

Thursday 22 August '13

First-year MBBS student Aman Kachroo, died after he was ragged by his seniors in 2009.
Royal wedding to bring Patiala closer to Shimla

Wednesday 21 August '13

Two royal families forming a marital alliance isn’t unusual but what sets this one apart is that it also brings together two prominent political dynasties.
'IAS dream fulfilled but useless if we don't perform differently'

Monday 19 August '13

The desire to outshine others has helped these three officers attain their goals.
More to benefit as Himachal lowers age, education criteria

Sunday 18 August '13

Realising that the Congress government’s populist Rs 100 crore ‘Skill Development Scheme’ has failed to benefit the educated, jobless youths as envisaged


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