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Global Potato Conclave 2020 Begins at Gandhinagar

The third Global Potato Conclave commenced at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Tuesday, 28th January 2020 and will conclude on Friday, 31st January 2020. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi addressed the conclave through video-conferencing on Tuesday and informed that the central government has transferred a record Rs 12,000 crore directly into the ..

India signs Legal Agreements with World Bank for Shimla water supply

On 15th February, the Government of India (GoI), Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP) and the World Bank signed a $40 Million Loan Agreement to help bring clean and reliable drinking water to the citizens of the Greater Shimla area, who have been facing severe water shortages and water-borne epidemics over the last few years. The ..

Uttarakhand adjudged as best state at 2018 IITF Delhi

Uttarakhand has been adjudged the best state at the 38th India International Trade Fair (IITF) in New Delhi, which showcased reconstruction work done at Kedarnath in recent months besides steps taken by the state government to boost tourism and promote local products like organic honey. Beside this, Himachal Pradesh pavilion has been awarded silver medal ..

The first-ever Regional Conference on ‘Women in Detention and Access to Justice’ held in Shimla

The first-ever Regional Conference on ‘Women in Detention and Access to Justice’ has recently held in Shimla on October 4-5, 2018. The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) organized the conference in collaboration with the Prison Department, Himachal Pradesh. This conference is organised with a view to provide a platform for the prison personnel ..

J N Sadhu, Veteran journalist passes away

J N Sadhu (94), the Veteran journalist, has passed away in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. He worked with The Indian Express for nearly 35 years. Sadhu retired from The Indian Express over three decades back and settled down in Shimla. After retirement, he was into active writing as freelance journalist.

Sunil Sharma, senior journalist passes away

Sunil Sharma (49), the senior journalist, has passed away in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh on March 19, 2018. Presently, he was working as the bureau chief of Hindi daily ‘Divya Himachal’.

S Paul (88), veteran photographer, passes away

S Paul (88), the veteran photographer, has passed away in New Delhi on August 16, 2017. He was a self-taught photographer who discovered his passion for the art as a teenager. He joined The Indian Express in the 1960s and retired from the newspaper in 1989. Paul received recognition and fame as a professional photographer ..

P.N.Dhar passes away

Professor of Economics Prithvi Nath Dhar (94), the first Principal Secretary of Indira Gandhi in 1970, passed away in New Delhi. He was the professor of Economics in the University of Delhi. He was the only person who had joined Prime Minister’s Office in the year 1970. He was on the team which accompanied Indira ..