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MoU to be revived for setting up ropeway between Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi: HP CM

Shimla, Aug 10 (UNI) The governments of Himahcal Pradesh and Punjab agreed to revive the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two states, setting up of ropeway project between Shri Anandpur Sahib and Shri Naina Devi Ji. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur disclosed here on Friday.

The Chief Minister said that he had taken up the issue with his Punjab counterpart Captain Amrinder Singh on February 26, 2018 and subsequently, senior officers of the state government were in constant touch with the officers of Punjab government in this regard.
He said this project would prove to be a milestone to not only boosting tourism sector in both Himachal and Punjab, but would also be an epitome of strengthening the bond of love and brotherhood between the two states, besides facilitating the devotees visiting these two religious places. He said the Project was cleared by the State Cabinet on Thursday.
Mr Thakur said that efforts would be made to ink the MoU during this month, which would accelerate the pace of the project.
The completion of this project would save the time of visitors and also provide employment and self-employment opportunities to the local people. The project would cost approximately Rs 200 crore and would cover a distance of 3.5 kilometers.

He said that Additional Chief Secretary (Culture & Tourism) Ram Subhag Singh called on Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister of Punjab Navjot Singh Sidhu at Chandigarh and discussed modalities for early revival of the MoU between the two states.
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Criminal carrying reward of Rs 1 lakh arrested after encounter in Balrampur

19 Aug 2018 | 3:06 PM

Balrampur, Aug 19 (UNI) Dreaded criminal carrying reward of Rs 1 lakh was arrested after encounter with police in Utraula area, superintendent of police Rajesh Kumar said here on Sunday.

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Two kids drown while bathing in pond in Sidhharth Nagar

Two kids drown while bathing in pond in Sidhharth Nagar

19 Aug 2018 | 3:04 PM

Sidhharth Nagar, Aug 19 (UNI) Two children drowned while bathing in pond in Etawah area here on Sunday.

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19 Aug 2018 | 2:50 PM

Mr Reddy said that the financial indiscipline of TDP government has always disturbed the balance of the state, the yawning gap between assets and liabilities has been more pronounced and whenever Mr Naidu comes to the helm of affairs, the state’s debts keep mounting.

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Monsoon Festival- Jhulan Yatra to be celebrated with fervour

19 Aug 2018 | 2:46 PM

Kolkata, Aug 19 (UNI) More than 25000 devotees and tourists will celebrate Jhulan
Yatra with fervour, popularly known as Swing festival of Lord Sri Sri Radha Madhava
and appearance day of Lord Sri Balarama from August 22 to 26 at International
Society for Krishna Consciousness headquarters at Mayapur, Nadia.

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CM pushing AP into debt trap: YSRCP alleges

19 Aug 2018 | 2:45 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 19 (UNI) Alleging that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has pushed the state into an abyss of debt, YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has said that the publicity on oversubscription of Amaravathi bonds is a farce as the rate of interest, need and terms of the issue have been shady and questionable.

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