CJ launches new website of HP High Court
Shimla: The new website (http://hphighcourt.nic.in) of High Court of Himachal Pradesh was launched on Tuesday by Chief Justice Suryakant. Justice Sureshwar Thakur, Vivek Singh Thakur, Ajay Mohan Goel, Sandeep Sharma and Chander Bhusan Barowalia were also present on the occasion. The site is available both in Hindi and English versions. The site provides access to the digital display boards depicting the cases being taken up for hearing in District as well as Sub-Divisional Courts in the state. High Court of Himachal Pradesh is the first high court in India to have provided such facility. The site has responsive design as it can be accessed on any smart phone apart from computers. It has been jointly designed by the NIC and the High Court Technical Staff.
Delegation visits Bolovia to study ropeway
Shimla: A delegation of Himachal Pradesh Government comprising Principal Secretary Transport Jagdish Chander Sharma, Additional Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Sanjay Kundu, Chief General Manager Ropeways Corporation Ajay Sharma and General Manager Ropeways Corporation Rohit Thakur along with Manager WAPCOS Prabhakar Satti are on a visit to La Paz, Bolivia. The purpose of the visit is to study the ropeways system as a solution for urban and rural transportation. During the visit, the delegation minutely studied the technology and operations of the La Paz ropeway system and gathered evidence that this system is more robust and economical than underground metro systems especially for cities located in mountainous regions. The delegation had hands on experience of the ropeway systems by visiting various locations using the ropeways, inspected the machinery room and received briefing in their Central Command and Control Room.
1,632 bottles of illicit liquor seized in Hry
Chandigarh: Continuing its crackdown on illicit liquor smuggling, Haryana Police has seized 1,632 bottles of liquor being illegally transported in a vehicle in Bhiwani district. Police has also arrested one person in this connection. A spokesman of Police Department said that a police team at a blockade near village Devsar signaled the driver of pick-up vehicle to stop for checking. Upon searching, 570 bottles of country made liquor, 234 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and 828 bottles of beer were recovered from the vehicle. The driver failed to produce any licence or documents required for carrying liquor. A case under the provisions of the Excise Act was registered against him at Sadar Police Station, Bhiwani.
Club Resorto to expand network into N India
Chandigarh: Club Resorto Hospitality has announced its plan to foray into two of the most travelled and popular destinations in northern India-- Himachal Pradesh and Uttrakhand. It said the aim is to provide its customer base more destinations to choose from both Himachal and Uttarakhand. The Club is planning to come up with 3 resorts, 2 in Himachal Pradesh and 1 in Uttarakhand.