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Himachal Pradesh to host apple festival

Shimla, Sep 11 (UNI) Deputy Commissioner Shimla Amit Kashyap on Wednesday informed that to boost tourism and apple industry in the hill state, a two day Apple Fest will be organised from September 27 to 28, 2019 with full support by the district administration.
This two day Apple Fest will be organised by the Tourism Department with close synergy with other departments to make Himachal apples a brand at international level.
The Deputy Commissioner said this Apple Fest will be organised at the ancient Gaiety Theatre's Gothic Hall and the newly constructed Multipurpose Hall.
The main attractions of this Apple Fest would be newly developed apple varieties and apple-based products, painting competition, quiz competition, orchard tourism travel and Apple Queen contest.
Traditional Himachali cuisine and apple-based bakery products would also be showcased during the two day Apple Fest.
Local hoteliers will set up food stalls in Daulat Singh Park to popularise local cuisine.
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Punjab Guv salutes martyrs on 71st Armed Forces Flag Day

08 Dec 2019 | 6:39 PM

Chandigarh, Dec 8 (UNI) Punjab Sainik Welfare Director Brig (Retd) Satinder Singh and Chandigarh Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar along with other officers of Sainik Welfare departments of Punjab and Chandigarh pinned Armed Forces Flag on Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V P Singh Badnore to mark the 71st Armed Forces Flag Day observed at Punjab Raj Bhavan here.

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Punjab police interrogates Lawrence Bishnoi in Manpreet Manna murder case

08 Dec 2019 | 6:38 PM

Sri Muktsar Sahib, Dec 8 (UNI) A team of senior Punjab Police officers of this district interrogated notorious gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in Bharatpur Jail of Rajasthan in connection with Manpreet Manna murder case, police said here on Sunday.

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DSGMC to set up departmental stores in all 10 historic gurdwaras in Delhi: Sirsa

08 Dec 2019 | 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Dec 8 (UNI) Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Sunday said that the DSGMC will set up exclusive departmental stores under brand name "1984 Stores" in all ten historic Gurdwars in National Capital for economic empowerment of 1984 anti-Sikh violence survivors to enable lucrative livelihood to sikh families who are victims of "heinous genocide" which took place after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, in various locations in Delhi.

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Awareness program on child sexual abuse to be launched soon

08 Dec 2019 | 6:30 PM

Chandigarh, Dec 8 (UNI) In order to curb the increasing incidence of sexual abuse of children in the country, Social Security and Women and Child Development department is going to launch an awareness program to sensitize the people about laws made in this regard.

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Unnao rape victim cremated amid high security

08 Dec 2019 | 6:13 PM

Unnao, Dec 8 (UNI) The rape victim, who succumbed to her injuries in Delhi hospital late on Friday night, was buried here in Bihar area on Sunday.

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