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Free medicine for patients accessing govt health facilities across Himachal

Hamirpur, The Director of National Health mission of the state said on Saturday under the “Free Medicines Initiative”, the health department was providing free medicines to all those who access public health facilities. Under the free medicine policy, 885 medicines are available in Regional Hospitals/ Civil Hospitals/ Medical Colleges, 417 medicines at Primary Health Center …

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Interesting match on the anvil as rebel SP to contest….

Lucknow, An interesting contest for the post of Deputy Speaker of the Uttar Pradesh assembly is on the cards tomorrow when a rebel Samajwadi Party candidate Nitin Agarwal would lock horns with opposition backed SP candidate Narendra Singh Verma. Rebel SP candidate Nitin Agarwal, supported by ruling BJP, will contest against opposition led SP candidate …

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MP CM stresses on more power for irrigation

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that 10 hours’ daily power supply should be made available to farmers for irrigation.   “For this, arrangements must be ensured at every level. The state government is committed to providing electricity at affordable rates. Solar energy is the source of the future; hence no stone should …

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Two policemen injured in terrorist attack in J&K’s Kulgam

Srinagar, Two policemen were injured in a terrorist attack in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials sources said.   According to the sources, the attack took place at Manzgam area of Damhal Hanjipora, Kulgam when a police party was moving in the area. “Both the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital,” they said. The area has …

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Militants, forces exchange fire in Srinagar

Srinagar, A gunfight broke out in Chanapora area here on Saturday morning, officials said. They said the firing exchange took place when joint teams of police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the Methan area. “After the initial exchange of fire, there has been a lull,” an official said.The sources said that …

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Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra appears before Crime Branch

Lakhimpur Kheri, Ashish Mishra alias Monu, the main accused in the FIR lodged by the farmers in the case of death of eight people during violence in Tikunia area here on Sunday last, appeared before the Crime Branch team at Police Lines on Saturday.  A police team led by DIG level officer Upendra Agarwal were …

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HP: Prof Lalit Awasthy to continue as the Director of NIT, Hamirpur

Hamirpur (HP), The Union Education Ministry has allowed Prof Lalit Awasthy to continue as the Director of the NIT, Hamirpur, it was reported. He was appointed to this post following the termination of the services of the former Director, Prof Vinod Yadava about one year ago. Prof Awasthy was holding this post in addition to …

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Woman proclaimed offender arrested by Hamirpur police

Hamirpur (HP), A team of the PO (Proclaim Offender) cell of the District Police, Hamirpur has arrested a female resident of VPO Bodhana PS Chopal District Shimla (HP) who was wanted in case FIR 179/2K dated 26/09/2K U/S 380 IPC PS Sadar Hamirpur and declared a proclaimed offender on 04/01/2005 by the Lower District Court …

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Home Guard team achieves new success in mountaineering, conquers moon peak of Dhauladhar

Hamirpur (HP), The mountaineering team of the 10th Corps of Home Guards Hamirpur has succeeded in climbing the Moon Peak, about 15,250 feet high in the Dhauladhar mountain range.Commandant Sushil Kumar Kaundal, who led this mountaineering expedition of 10th Corps of Home Guards Hamirpur organized on the occasion of the golden jubilee year of full …

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Blast hurts CRPF constables

Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh, Two Central Reserve Police Force constables sustained minor injuries due to an explosion early Thursday in Left wing extremism-affected Bastar Division’s Bijapur District.   “Constables Balkishan and Sanidul Islam were part of a patrol team from Modakpal Police Station and a bomb disposal squad was leading the way. The duo has been admitted to …

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