Himachal's Kalpa gets snowfall

SHIMLA: Tourist destinations like Kalpa located on the high hills of Himachal Pradesh received snowfall on Friday, turning it even more picturesque.

Himachal has 21 landslide-prone sites

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh has as many as 21 landslide-prone sites, most of them located along national highways, and every year the state sees one or two major landslides.

HP proposes setting up of State Institute of Para-Medical Science

SHIMLA: Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar today said that the state government was mulling to open a State Institute of Para Medical Science in the state, for which a proposal would be soon sent for approval of the government of India.

CM pays tributes to Baba Sahib Ambedkar on 63rd death anniversary

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur paid floral tributes to Bharat Ratna Baba Sahib Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 63rddeath anniversary, celebrated as Mahaparinirvan Diwas, at a State level function organised here on Thursday at Ambedkar Chowk, Choura Maidan.

Shimla sees coldest night of season

SHIMLA: The capital of Himachal Pradesh experienced the coldest night of the season so far at 3.

Himachal CM urges Union Minister to ensure early release of 14 Indians
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today had a telephonic conservation with Union External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj regarding bringing back home 14 Indians stranded in Saudi Arabia due to some visa problem.
Moderate intensity quake hits Kullu in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 3.

The Issue was still unresolved: Ashok Tanwar

CHANDIGARH: A day after AICC general secretary PC Chacko announced following his meeting with senior leaders of the party from the state that the Congress will not contest mayoral polls on party symbol, Ashok Tanwar, state president of the party, said that the issue was still unresolved.

Global Investors Meet to be held at Dharamshala in June 2019

SHIMLA: In order to tap the vast potential of the State in attracting investment in sectors such as tourism, hospitality, resorts, pharmaceutical, MSME, engineering tools, information technology, health and wellness centers, herbal and Ayurved based projects, horticulture, power, food processing, real estate and education etc.

HP govt. will provide all support to develop the Roerich Art Gallery: CM

SHIMLA: International Roerich Memorial Trust is playing a pivotal role in fortifying the trust and peaceful relations being enjoyed by the Russia and India.

Teaching fraternity should refrain from student politics: HP Governor

SHIMLA: While presiding over the annual court meeting of Himachal Pradesh University at Shimla today, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that the teaching fraternity should refrain from student politics as it affects the educational environment in the campus.

HP govt. will provide all support to develop the Roerich Art Gallery: CM

SHIMLA: International Roerich Memorial Trust is playing a pivotal role in fortifying the trust and peaceful relations being enjoyed by the Russia and India.

HP CM urges ADB for according early approval of tourism projects

SHIMLA: The state government has succeeded in getting approved Rs.

HP CM dedicates mega car parking project in Shimla town

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur dedicated two mega projects worth about Rs.

2 men killed in Manesar

HARYANA: Two men aged between 21 to 23 years were found dead in their rented accommodation in Haryana's Manesar, police said on Friday.

Haryana Police reunites mentally challeged Patiala boy with family

CHANDIGARH: An 11-year-old mentally-challenged boy, who went missing from Patiala, was reunited with his parents by a team of Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of Haryana Police Crime Branch.

Himachal Government committed for development of tribal areas: CM

SHIMLA: The State government was committed towards the development of tribal areas so that tribal people of the state could also harp the benefit of development.

Himachal government mulling steps to promote native cow species

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said that the state government was contemplating setting up a commission -- Gau Samvardhan Aayog -- for the development and conservation of indigenous cow breeds.

BJP trying to misguide people says Hooda

HISAR: Launching a counter-offensive against the ruling BJP, former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda alleged that the BJP was trying to misguide people by implicating him in false cases while adding that he was unperturbed such charges.

9 dead, 49 hurt in Nahan bus mishap

SOLAN: Nine persons were killed and 49 injured when the bus they were travelling in plunged into a river near Dadahu in Sirmaur district around 3:45 am onSunday.

Relief for Lahaul residents as Rohtang Pass reopens

MANDI: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) restored the Rohtang Pass, the gateway to Lahaul on the Manali-Leh highway, for vehicular movement on Friday afternoon.

Palampur to be developed as tourist destination: Himachal CM

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday said efforts would be made to develop Palampur town as a tourist destination and for this, a ropeway service will be started to the hilltop Aadi Himani Chamunda temple.

Cait ask home minister to bring ordnance

SHIMLA: In the backdrop scenario of sealing and it’s fear and harassment, the Confederation of All India (CAIT ) today asked Home Minister Rajnath Singh to bring an Ordinance to stop sealing in Delhi or categorically declare that Central Govt is not bringing any Ordinance to clear the Air.

CM stresses for close coordination between government and organisation

SHIMLA: It is vital for the government and the organization to work with close coordination so that policies and programmes initiated by the state government could reach the targeted groups, stated Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the Mandal Milan programme of BJP Shimla Rural Assembly constituency, here today.

Date to submit Haj Yatra application extended to 12 December

SHIMLA: A spokesperson of the State government said that the Haj Committee of India has announced programme for Haj and the last date for submission of the complete Haj application form to the State Haj Committee has been extended from 17 November to 12 December, 2018.

Haryana abolishes need for original documents of vehicles

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government on Tuesday announced it has abolished the necessity of carrying original documents such as driving license, vehicle registration and pollution certificate.

Himachal to recruit 2,277 teachers

SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday decided to recruit 2,277 teachers on contract in the Elementary Education Department, an official said.

5 killed as car falls from Haryana bridge

CHANDIGARH: Five persons were killed and nine others injured in Hisar town of Haryana on Wednesday when a speeding car ran over two men sleeping on the roadside and then fell from a bridge, police said.

Major fire in Kullu, 11 families homeless

MANDI: A massive fire destroyed three houses and a temple at Barshanghar village in the Sainj valley on Saturday night.

Keylong in Himachal shivers at minus 6 degress C

SHIMLA: Cold wave in Keylong of tribal Lahaul and Spiti district intensified on Saturday as the night temperature fell further, especially in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh, after the recent snow, the meteorological department said.

Himachal reels under severe cold after snow

SHIMLA: Majority of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold on Saturday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point owing to this week's snow and rainfall, weather officials said.

Digital media a challenge to print media: Himachal CM

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday said the digital media has posed a big challenge to the print media.

Himachal Pradesh CM announces one time scholarship to 20 topper students of Bal Ashrams

SHIMLA: The state government would provide one time scholarship of Rs.

HPPSC ex-head Major General CM Sharma commits suicide in Shimla

SHIMLA: Former chairperson of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Major General CM Sharma (retd) allegedly committed suicide by shooting him at his residence in Jakhoo area of Shimla late last night.

Haryana Governor gives sanction to Hooda’s prosecution in AJL case

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya on Thursday gave its sanction to a proposal to prosecute former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in a case of illegal re-allotment of land.

Panchayat secretary arrested for graft

UNA: Secretary of Lower Dehlan panchayat in Una Sub-Division, Ranjit Singh was arrested last night by the Una police on the charges of graft.

Himachal sunny after snowfall, rain

SHIMLA: A day after moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, capital Shimla and nearby tourist spots saw a sunny Friday although the minimum temperature at most place was close to the freezing point.

BJP MLA threatens dharna against illegal mining

PALAMPUR: Ravinder Ravi Dhiman, BJP MLA from Jaisinghpur, today raised voice against illegal mining going on unchecked in the Beas and its tributaries in the subdivision.

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