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Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, expresses concern over the police inaction to nab the killers of  Dhaka-based television journalist Abdul Bari, who was found dead on the bank of Hatirjheel lake in Gulshan  area of the capital city on 8 June. Journalist Bari (28), who was associated with private channel DBC as a news producer, faced severe stabs by miscreants on his stomach and neck. Hailing from Sirajganj Sadar, Bari earlier worked for Mohona Television. “PEC is alarmed at sharp increase in the number of journalists affected by violence this year, where Ukraine…

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Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched laptop distribution program to provide free laptops to about 20,000 meritorious students of the State under Srinivasa Ramanujan Student Digital Scheme in an impressive function held at Paddal Ground at Mandi today.  An amount of Rs. 83 crore has been spent on this. All the Ministers attended the event in their respective districts and distributed laptops to the meritorious students on the occasion.   While addressing the teachers, students, parents and other dignitaries on the occasion, the Chief Minister congratulated the meritorious students for getting laptops on the occasion. He said that an educated citizenry was…

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Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state government was ensuring all round development of every section of the society and every part of the state. The Chief Minister said this while presiding over the closing ceremony of district level Kuthah Fair in Seraj Assembly Constituency, today. He also performed Puja at Tungasi Mahamaya temple. Jai Ram Thakur said that fairs and festivals are part of our rich cultural heritage. He also expressed satisfaction that the people of Seraj area have kept their tradition and culture intact and have made rigorous efforts to promote their culture. He said…

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Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) has strongly condemned the murder of journalist Subhash Kumar Mahato, who hailed from Begusarai locality of Bihar in central India on 20 May 2022. The global media safety and rights body also demanded punishments under the law to all four identified gunmen who targeted Subhash (27) outside his residence in Sankhu village. Local media outlets in Patna reveal that Subhash used to report on sand, land and liquor mafias in his locality for a cable news channel. On the fateful night he was returning home from a friend’s house along with some relatives. The culprits…

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Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur performed inaugurations and foundation stone of 29 developmental projects worth about Rs.102 crore at Rohru in Rohru Assembly Constituency in Shimla district today during his one day tour to the area. While addressing a mammoth public meeting at Ramleela Ground Rohru, Jai Ram Thakur announced upgradation of Government High School Todsa to Senior Secondary School, opening of Veterinary Dispensary at Baridhar, one additional storey to be constructed in Mukhya Mantri Lok Bhawan Samoli, opening of sub tehsils at Samarkot and Dhamwari, construction of bypass road from Bhautinallah-Gangtoli-Rohru-Samala-Anu, Rs. 30 lakh for construction of Sarai…

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Mandi: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated the second Silk Seed Production Center of the state at Thunag in Seraj Assembly Constituency in district Mandi to meet the need of silk seed production in Himachal Pradesh and to strengthen the economy of sericulture farmers. The Chief Minister also presided over the closing ceremony of Seraj Cultural Festival organised under Seraj Youth Sports and Cultural Festival. Chief Minister inaugurated the Himachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (HPBOCWWB) sub-office at Thunag. While addressing a large gathering at Thunag, the Chief Minister said that 12 thousand farmers of the…

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Shimla: Chief Executive officer (CEO) of NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. On the occasion discussion was held about organizing the proposed conclave of Chief Secretaries of all the States and Union Territories at Dharamshala in the month of June. Chief Minister said that he has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to grace the occasion with his presence in this two day conclave. He discussed about the proposed visit of Prime Minister and successful organization of National Level Conclave with the officers. The Chief Minister also discussed various aspects related to Himachal Pradesh with…

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Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has made unparallel development during the last four and a half years under the leadership of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and all this was possible due to the double engine governments at the Centre and the State. This was stated by the MP and National BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda while addressing the largely attended ‘Samman Samaroh’ organized at ‘Rath Ground’ in Kullu district, today in his honour, after the landslide victory of BJP in four states of the country in the recently concluded Vidhan Sabha elections of these states. While thanking the people of Kullu for…

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Shimla: MP and National BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today flagged-off additional 50 ambulances under National Ambulance Service-108 from Bhuntar in Kullu district today.     While interacting with the media persons on the occasion, Chief Minister said that the State Government was committed to provide better health care facilities to the people of the State at their door-to-door steps. He said that in order to provide transportation facilities to the patients in difficult geographical conditions and far-flung areas of Himachal Pradesh, National Ambulance Service was launched in the State on 25th December, 2010. Jai Ram…

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Shimla: Today a South Korean delegation led by Mr. Kwang Seok Yang, Commercial Attache, Embassy of the Republic of Korea had a discussion with Rakesh Kumar Prajapati, Director of Industries. Rakesh Kumar Prajapati, Director of Industries made a brief presentation of investment opportunities available in Himachal Pradesh. During the presentation, comparative advantages of Himachal Pradesh such as power availability, single-window mechanism, self-certification, land bank, online services, Ease of Doing business and industrial policy support were highlighted. Director Industries also informed that Himachal Pradesh is having export of $3.41 million to South Korea and invited them to make investments in Electric…

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