promotion:Diploma-holder waiters working with the HP Tourism Development Cooperation (HPTDC) have urged the management of the corporation to give due consideration to their qualification while granting
promotions. They said they had not only obtained diplomas but were also recruited by adopting a proper procedure through employment
exchanges. While officers and other staff were being promoted after three years, they were waiting for promotions for years, they added.
Sonia okays appointment:Congress president Sonia Gandhi yesterday approved a proposal for appointing Ram Nath Sharma, former Deputy Speaker, Himachal Pradesh, as the chairman of the Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress of the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee with immediate effect, said Janardhan Dwivedi, a spokesperson for the AICC.
Akbar Jaipuri remembered: Urdu poet and educationist Akbar Jaipuri was remembered during a function held here at the auditorium of Radio Kashmir
yesterday. The event was organised by the Akbar Jaipuri Memorial Committee in collaboration with Commercial Broadcasting Service of Radio
Kashmir. Several literary figures presented papers on the occasion highlighting different shades of writings of Jaipuri.
Power situation improves in state:
With the arrival of the monsoon, power situation has started improving in the state.
According to Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited, only two-hour cut was witnessed in the rural belt of Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar and
Doiwala, Vikasnaar, Kashipur and Rudrapur. On Monday, there was difference of only one MU between availability (31.69
MU) and demand 32.66 MU.