HAMIRPUR 2ND IN COUNTRY IN TB ERADICATION
-The district has bagged the second position in the tuberculosis eradication mission in the county and the first position in the state.
PANEL TO BUY BHARMOUR TRIBAL ARTEFACTS
-The expert committee of the state museum will buy tribal artefacts of Bharmour tribal subdivision from the people during its tour to Bharmour in August.
BHUTTICO LAUNCHES WOOLLEN RAKHIS
-Bhutti Weavers Cooperative Society Limited (Bhuttico) has come up with woollen rakhis for the upcoming festival. In the wake of the India-China face-off, demand for indigenous goods has gained momentum.
SOLAN MUNICIPAL CORPORATION FACES RS1.80L ENVIRONMENT COST FOR POOR WASTE DISPOSAL
-The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) recommended compensation of rs 1.8lakh after glaring violations in the management of solid waste at the Salogra dumping site, near Solan, came to fore.
-No segregation platform had been provided at the facility and no processing was being done. The entire machinery, including trammel, screens, etc., were lying defunct. A huge quantity of legacy waste was also lying unattached and unsegregated while fresh waste was not being segregated.
APPLE GROWERS DIVIDED OVER FREE FARM TRADE ORDINANCE
-Even as farmers in Punjab and Haryana are protesting against the Centre’s ordinance on free trade of farm produce outside the markets notified under Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) mandis, apple growers in Himachal seem divided on the issue. While big and influential growers consider it a welcome move, smaller orchardists have their concerns, mainly regarding the security of payments.
JYOTSNA DUA SWORN IN AS HIGH COURT JUDGE
-She was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice L Narayana Swamy at the court. Before this, she served as an Additional Judge of the court.
ABOUT JUSTICE JYOTSNA REWAL DUA
Justice Jyotsna Rewal Dua was born on May 15, 1969, in Nahan, Sirmaur. She graduated from the Government Degree College, Nalagarh, in 1988 and was meritoriously placed in the Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla. She obtained the LLB degree from the university in 1991 with three gold medals and secured first class position in every semester. She was awarded merit scholarships and certificates throughout the course. She got enrolled as an advocate in the Bar Council of Himachal Pradesh in December 1991. She was designated as Senior Advocate in July 2015.
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