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Saturday, March 27, 2010

HPU launches ICDEOL's website

Himachal Pradesh University’s Distance education arm, International Centre for Distance Education and Open Learning (ICDEOL) has launched it's own website. Himachal Pradesh University(HPU) started distance education courses in the year 1971. University now runs undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses through distance mode. Though the program structure and content of professional courses is not as per industry standards yet HPU's well known reputation is the driving force behind the enrollments in professional and academic courses.

There have been a need for such website since long as  it's bit difficult for students from different parts of the country, especially  working professionals to visit the university campus for information/ forms.These small steps will certainly  help Himachal realize the goal of higher education.

ICDEOL website http://www.icdeolhpu.org/

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Himachal Govt. declares Pay Arrears

The Himachal Pradesh Govt. has  decided to release the first installment of revised pay arrears of all government employees. Govt. has decided to give pay arrears in installments spread over next few years. Much to the disappointment of employees who were hoping to get in lump sum or two installments of  40% and 60% the new orders state that maximum of Rs.10,000 will be credited to GPF accounts of employees after deducting income tax and will be given in cash to pensioners. The decision of fund starved Himachal Govt. is for sure a setback for pensioners who totally rely on pension and savings. With increasing inflation, health problems at old age the lump sum amount might have given them some breather. Govt. will actually have the share of their income in the form of interest which pensioners would have earned by investing the lump sum in FD, Post office monthly income scheme etc.


Saturday, March 13, 2010

IPL matches in Dharamshala

IPL fever is all over and has already taken Himachal especially Dharamshala into its grip. Dharamshala, the winter capital of Himachal Pradesh will host two IPL cricket matches between home team Kings XI Punjab Vs Deccan Chargers on 16th April at 8:00 PM and  Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings on April 18, 2010 4:00 PM  at international cricket stadium Dharamshala.


A visit to Dharamshala for watching IPL cricket match will be a win-win situation for  you and your family.
Plan a vacation trip with your family and  enjoy cricket bundled  with recreation in the lap of Himalayas. Read More about Dharamshala and nearby places of tourism importance.

You can buy tickets for respective matches at links below:

Kings XI Punjab Vs Deccan Chargers on 16th April
Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings April 18, 2010

Almost all the hotels in Dharamshala and nearby are already booked so make sure to make arrangements for your stay before you leave for the big event.