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  • First phase of PU Senate polls sees 14.66% voting September 27, 2021 1:09 am The first phase of polling for Registered Graduate Constituency of Senate saw 14.66 per cent voting. The polling was held at 211 polling booths out of 272 booths spread across the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Chandigarh. Vikram …
  • Nagaland to receive INR 200 crore as special assistance September 26, 2021 11:44 pm Our Reporter Dimapur, Sep. 26 (EMN): Nagaland, including six other states, will receive capital projects worth INR 200 crore each from the department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, under the ‘special assistance to states for capital expenditure for …
  • Congress cracks and the old fissures of Punjabi Suba September 26, 2021 10:28 pm History pulsated with life again during the recent political turmoil in Punjab, as leaders of the ruling Congress fought for power. A party spokesperson announced that a Sikh should be the Chief Minister, forcing the Congress to backtrack on plans to name …
  • PM Modi lauds Divyangs for hoisting flag at Siachen September 26, 2021 8:51 pm New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the team of differently-abled people who created a world record by hoisting a flag on the Kumar Post situated at an altitude of more than 15,000 feet at the Siachen …
  • Thakur launches Doordarshan, AIR transmitters in Kargil September 26, 2021 8:37 pm Kargil (Ladakh) [India], September 25 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Youth and Sports Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur on Saturday launched 10KW transmitter of Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) at Himbotingla area of Kargil. The …
  • Kangana Ranaut recalls school days in recent Insta post September 26, 2021 11:20 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 26 (ANI): Travelling down memory lane, actor Kangana Ranaut dug out a few pictures from her childhood. In one of the images posted on her official Instagram account, she can be seen wearing her school uniform. …
  • India logs 28,326 fresh Covid-19 cases, 260 deaths in last 24 hours September 26, 2021 7:31 am India recorded 28,326 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 260 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday, the country saw a total of 26,032 recoveries in the last 24 …
  • Hosted travel is key across generations and demographic groups September 26, 2021 6:45 am New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Unique and more flexible stays are increasingly sought after, hosted travel sees a boost across demographics — the rise of millennial and senior hosts and sustainable and restorative travel emerge as key travel trends in India …
  • BJP will be a force to be reckoned with in Punjab: Arun Singh (IANS Interview) September 26, 2021 3:59 am The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form governments in four states and improve its performance in Punjab, says Arun Singh, the National General Secretary of party. Elections will be held in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab in February …
  • Meeting of presiding officers to discuss anti-defection law next month September 26, 2021 3:37 am Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday said a presiding officers’ conference would be held for three days from October 26 at Shimla in Himachal Pradesh and it would see discussions on a report on the anti-defection law prepared by a committee headed by C.P …
  • Centre approves capex projects worth over Rs 2,900 cr in 8 states September 25, 2021 4:25 pm The Centre has approved capital projects worth Rs 2,903.80 crore in eight states. According to the Ministry of Finance, the projects have been approved under a scheme titled ‘Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure for 2021-22’. Besides, the …
  • Himachal made great progress in 50 years of statehood: Goyal September 25, 2021 1:06 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Shimla, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday presided over a state-level function of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) here. Interacting with the beneficiaries virtually from here, Goyal said …
  • World’s highest EV charging station installed at Kaza: All details September 25, 2021 12:26 pm Pune-based start-up goEgoNetwork has installed Bharat AC and Dual Socket Type 2 chargers at Kaza, Spiti Valley, making it the world’s highest EV charging station situated at an altitude of 3,800m. The #mission0emission ride was launched from Manali to Kaza …
  • goEgoNetwork installs EV charging facility in Spiti Valley September 25, 2021 11:10 am Mumbai: Pune-based EV charging infra startup goEgoNetwork has installed its electric vehicle charging facility at Kaza in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, making it the world's highest EV charging station, a release said on Saturday. Bharat AC and …
  • goEgoNetwork installs EV charging facility in Spiti Valley, Himachal September 25, 2021 11:00 am Pune-based EV charging infra startup goEgoNetwork has installed its electric vehicle charging facility at Kaza in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, making it the world's highest EV charging station, a release said on Saturday. Bharat AC and Dual …
  • Centre sanctions medical devices park in Himachal Pradesh September 25, 2021 10:11 am Image Source : FREEPIK.COM. Centre sanctions medical devices park in HP.    Himachal Pradesh has been sanctioned a medical devices park, first in north India, by the Central government with the grant-in-aid of Rs 100 crore, said Chief Minister Jai Ram …
  • Medical Device Park Worth Rs 5000 Cr To Come Up At Nalagarh , Centre Clears Himachal Proposal September 25, 2021 9:58 am In what is seen as a significant boost to Himachal Pradesh, the centre has sanctioned Rs 5000 cr worth ‘Medical Device Park’, one of  its own kind of health equipment and device manufacturing zone in the state’s industrial township of Nalagarh in Solan …
  • TVS iQube Electric Scooters Reach World’s Highest EV Charging Station September 25, 2021 8:52 am TVS iQube Electric Scooter at the highest EV charging station in the world goEgoNetwork, a Pune-based company has set up two EV chargers for two and four wheelers in Kaza. Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, in the district of Lahaul and Spiti. This …
  • The ‘world’s highest altitude’ film festival flags off today: THFF September 25, 2021 8:06 am On Friday, September 24, the first edition of The Himalayan Film Festival 2021 (THFF) flags off in Leh as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', commemorating 75 years of India's Independence.   The honored guests of the inaugural ceremony of …
  • Exotic brown trout threatening native Himalayan fish species: study September 25, 2021 7:15 am The exotic brown trout invasion is threatening the native Himalayan snow trout by restricting their distribution and movement in high-altitude river basins, according to a study. The research, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, shows that snow …
  • Notice to Himachal Chief Secy for ‘converting’ school into mall September 25, 2021 4:39 am The Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary and others in a suo motu cognizance of a letter written by a student alleging big shopping malls has been proposed on a government school campus in Mandi town to benefit rich and …
  • Punjab yet to extend support to bandh call, farm leaders urge public to lend support September 25, 2021 3:21 am THOUGH SAMYUKT Kisan Morcha (SKM) has appealed to all states to extend support to its upcoming Bharat Bandh call for September 27, Punjab is yet to make any announcement in this context. Meanwhile, though new CM Charanjit Singh Channi had expressed his …
  • 21 Years Later, Chopans of Kashmir Still Await ST Status September 24, 2021 11:47 pm Chopan shepherd boy outside a Kotha. Photo by Dr. Raja Muzaffar Bhat ‘Our sister communities like Gujjar-Bakarwaals, Changpas of Ladakh and Gaddies of Himachal Pradesh are already enjoying their rights under the Scheduled Tribe list of 1991 but our …
  • ASIA/INDIA - The Bishops oppose the anti-conversion law in Karnataka September 24, 2021 8:54 pm Bangalore (Agenzia Fides) - The ten Catholic Bishops of the state of Karnataka, in southern India, met Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to voice their opinion over a proposed law to ban forcible religious conversions in the state. The delegation that met …
  • 50 pc eligible population fully vaccinated: Goa CM September 24, 2021 7:28 pm Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that 50 percent of the eligible population of Goa is fully vaccinated. The announcement comes about a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the state for completing 100 percent vaccination of …
  • UNDP’s Steiner on the climate stats that keep him up at night September 24, 2021 5:50 pm New York City, the United States – The world must use trillion-dollar coronavirus pandemic recovery and stimulus measures to ensure that countries are nudged towards a green economy, Achim Steiner, administrator of the United Nations Development Programme …
  • No Kothapet fruit market anymore September 24, 2021 4:16 pm On Saturday, it will be an adieu to the iconic fruit market at Kothapet, which stood there as a prominent landmark for more than three decades. Following the government’s decision to shift the market to Batasingaram in Hayatnagar, which will serve as short …
  • Centre notifies scheme for promotion of 'Medical Device Parks' September 24, 2021 2:25 pm In a bold move that would make India 'Aatmanirbhar', the Centre has taken a key initiative to support the medical devices industry to reach its potential in the coming years under the "Promotion of Medical Device Parks" scheme. As per the …
  • Schools To Reopen In Himachal Pradesh Under Covid-19 Protocol September 24, 2021 12:51 pm Himachal Pradesh government on Friday decided to reopen schools in the state for 9th to 12th classes from September 27. The state cabinet took the decision today to allow student back to their classrooms after Covid-19 pandemic. The state’s Chief Minister …
  • Himachal to reopen schools from Sep 27 September 24, 2021 11:52 am The Himachal Pradesh government on Friday decided to reopen government schools from September 27 for Classes 9 to 12. However, online classes for Classes up to 8 would continue. The students of Class 10 and 12 would attend schools on Monday, Tuesday and …
  • Jitender Gogi: Delhi’s dreaded gangster who was shot dead inside Rohini court September 24, 2021 10:57 am Dreaded jailed gangster Jitender Maan alias Gogi was shot dead by two armed assailants of a rival gang inside the Rohini Court on Friday afternoon. The rival gang was led by jailed gangster Sunil alias Tillu Tajpuriya Members of the Counter Intelligence …
  • Monsoon may not withdraw until first week of October September 24, 2021 8:35 am Conditions for withdrawal of monsoon from West Rajasthan may not develop until the middle of the first week of October , according to India Meteorological Department (IMD), which sees an active Bay of Bengal extending the monsoon past the normal closure …
  • World's highest electric vehicle charging station inaugurated in Himachal Pradesh's Kaza September 24, 2021 8:23 am In a bid to promote a sustainable environment, the world's highest electric vehicle charging station was inaugurated in Kaza of Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. Speaking to ANI, Mahendra Pratap Singh, Kaza Sub-Divisional …
  • 340 displaced J&K families registered in UT September 24, 2021 3:14 am AT LEAST 340 displaced families from Jammu and Kashmir, who live in the Tricity, have registered themselves with the Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (M), Jammu and Kashmir, during a three-day special camp that was held in Chandigarh, officials said. …
  • Doctors scale rockslides, invoke gods to vaccinate Himalayan villages September 23, 2021 11:43 pm STORY CONTINUES BELOW THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS By Adnan Abidi MALANA, India (Reuters) - To visit the Indian village of Malana deep in the Himalayas, a COVID-19 vaccination team scrambled over a landslide that blocked the road the day before, scaled a …
  • FSSAI takes Vegans into account, adopts new inspiring logo designed by Bengaluru student September 23, 2021 9:46 pm Eating Salad Keeps Brain 11 Years Younger The Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI) of India has introduced a new logo to identify vegan products in the country that is green in colour, has a V inscribed in the middle with a small plant on top of it …
  • Commercial vehicles entering Delhi without RFID tags could lose their permits September 23, 2021 7:49 pm Commercial vehicles entering Delhi without RFID (radio-frequency identification) tags could lose their permits, with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) requesting transport departments of respective states to take action against violators under …
  • At-home COVID-19 vaccinations for those disabled, with restricted mobility September 23, 2021 6:27 pm (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The central government on Thursday announced COVID-19 vaccinations at home for people who cannot reach vaccination centers due to restricted mobility or disabilities. It promised a "safe, effective, nurturing, and supportive" …
  • India’s highest EV charging station set up in Himachal September 23, 2021 4:06 pm Againt the picturesque backdrop of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh’s Spiti Valley, India’s highest electric vehicle (EV) charging station was set up by a company on Thursday. The Pune-based company, goEgoNetwork, has set up two EV chargers for two and …
  • Still in midst of Covid second wave even though cases are declining: Centre September 23, 2021 3:08 pm Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that the second wave of the COVID-19 disease has not subsided yet even as cases are declining. The ministry also asked people to follow coronavirus preventive measures to protect themselves. Keeping in mind the …
  • Chandigarh: 250 displaced families from J&K register for domicile certificates September 23, 2021 12:21 pm As many as 250 displaced families from Jammu and Kashmir currently settled in Chandigarh registered themselves with the Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner, J&K, during a three-day registration camp. Thursday is the last day of the camp, held at …
  • COVID-19: How states are ensuring people get their second doses September 23, 2021 10:46 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) As economic activities have mostly resumed across the country, state governments are putting all efforts to ensure people get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. With a decline in COVID-19 infections, states are concerned that …
  • Kirti Kulhari fulfills her toy train dream September 23, 2021 9:42 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 23 (ANI): People who love nature should travel in toy trains once in their life to experience the scenic routes that have been carved through mountains. Actor Kirti Kulhari recently fulfilled her dream of taking a …
  • India Pavilion to Showcase Openness, Never-ending Business Opportunities, Unprecedented Growth - The New India September 23, 2021 8:55 am (MENAFN- NewsVoir) Dubai, United Arab Emirates Expo 2020 Dubai : October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022   The India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is all set to display the emergence of a New India to the world. Coinciding with India's celebrations of Amrit …
  • Anirudh Tewari is new Punjab chief secy, supersedes 5 officers to post September 23, 2021 7:43 am The Charanjit Singh Channi-led government in Punjab Thursday appointed Anirudh Tewari as Chief Secretary, replacing Vini Mahajan – the first woman to hold the post in state. Besides, the government is learnt to have finalised the name of Senior Advocate …
  • Traffic halts on city roads as thousands turn up for IAF’s show September 23, 2021 1:23 am The city roads witnessed severe traffic congestion, especially around the northern sectors, after the conclusion of the first day of the Air Show jointly held by the UT Administration and the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Sukhna Lake on Wednesday. The show …
  • Air India Chairman Rajiv Bansal is aviation secretary in reshuffle September 23, 2021 12:22 am Rajiv Bansal, current Air India Chairman, was appointed the new aviation secretary as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle by the Centre on Wednesday. K Rajaraman, Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, was appointed Secretary, …
  • Vice President nominates 36 names as Ordinary Fellows of Panjab University September 22, 2021 9:14 pm Panjab University on Wednesday declared the names of 36 Ordinary Fellows who have been nominated by the Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, in his capacity as the vice-chancellor of the varsity. The ordinary fellows will be members of the senate …
  • K Rajaraman to be new Telecom Secretary, Anurag Jain appointed in DPIIT September 22, 2021 1:06 pm The Government on Wednesday appointed 13 senior bureaucrats as Secretary in Central Ministries/Departments such as Telecom, Industry and Civil Aviation. Also, it upgraded nine additional secretary level officers in the rank and pay of Secretary. Based …
  • TVS Motor Company releases 'A Silent Revolution', September 22, 2021 12:30 pm Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Commemorating 25 years of its journey, Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social arm of Sundaram-Clayton Limited and TVS Motor Company, announced the release of the book - 'A Silent …
  • New faces after top-level bureaucratic reshuffle September 22, 2021 11:17 am Air India Chairman Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as the new aviation secretary as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre on Wednesday. K Rajaraman, Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, has been …
  • Why is China building 10 airbases near Line of Actual Control with India? September 22, 2021 7:47 am Army helicopter crash-lands in J&K's Udhampur district; both pilots succumb to injuries As China continues to occupy Indian territory in Eastern Ladakh, the Chinese Peoples' Liberation Airforce is learnt to have made at least 10 airbases near …
  • High Court to get three new judges September 22, 2021 4:47 am With the new transfers recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium, the Punjab and Haryana High Court will get three new Judges. As per available information, two Judges from Himachal Pradesh High Court, Justice Anoop Chitkara and Justice Sureshwar Thakur, …
  • SC collegium recommends transfer of six High Court judges September 22, 2021 2:54 am New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting on Tuesday reiterated its earlier recommendation issued on September 16 regarding the transfer of five judges from various High Courts. The Collegium recommended the transfer …
  • SC Collegium recommendations: 13 HCs set to get new Chief Justices September 22, 2021 12:45 am In another determined push to fill judicial vacancies in High Courts and spruce up their working, the Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana has recommended appointment of Chief Justices for eight HCs and cleared the transfer …
  • Delhi Confidential: Content Talk September 21, 2021 9:44 pm I&B MINISTER Anurag Thakur met Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of video-stream giant Netflix, on Tuesday. Tweeting a photo of the meeting, with Hastings wearing a traditional hat and stole from the minister’s home state Himachal Pradesh, Thakur said, …
  • ‘Fund and faculty’ count in higher education rankings September 21, 2021 9:18 pm The new edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework highlights the huge gap between the best and the rest The sixth edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for higher education was released by the Union Minister of …
  • Experts encourage people to take up kiwi farming September 21, 2021 8:38 pm Resource persons during handholding training on kiwi fruit at Garden of Hope, Jotsoma on Tuesday. Our Correspondent Kohima, Sep. 21 (EMN): Nagaland is charting out strategies and modalities to optimise kiwi production, from upscaling produce to market …
  • Karnataka planning to bring anti-conversion law September 21, 2021 6:56 pm The Karnataka government is planning to bring an anti-conversion law, state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra informed on Tuesday. "We're planning to bring a (anti-conversion) Bill. Some states have already brought anti-conversion law, we will study …
  • Himachal seeks scheme to cover farmer organisations September 21, 2021 5:13 pm (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development and Cooperation Minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Tuesday called Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah here and sought extension of scope of scheme for coverage of farmer produce …
  • SC collegium recommends transfer of six more HC judges September 21, 2021 4:58 pm The Supreme Court collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, on Tuesday recommended transfer of six more judges in different high courts of the country, to the Centre. A statement published on the top court’s website said: “The Supreme Court …
  • Himachal reports 263 Covid cases, two deaths September 21, 2021 4:30 pm So far, a total of 33,88,243 persons have been tested for Covid-19, of which 31,70,774 persons have been tested negative. (Representational Image)Shimla: Himachal Pradesh reported two Covid-19 deaths from Kangra district and 263 positive cases on Tuesday. …
  • Yami Gautam loves chai, shares happy pics from Palampur’s tea gardens as proof September 21, 2021 3:11 pm All of us Indians love chai, right? Well, Yami Gautam sure does. The actress recently visited the tea gardens in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh and shared happy pictures from the location. Yami can be seen flashing her big, beautiful smile in the photos. YAMI …
  • Blow to Cong as two DMK candidates file nominations for RS bypolls September 21, 2021 1:15 pm Negotiations by the Congress with former ally DMK to vacate a seat for the former came to nought as two DMK candidates filed nominations for the Rajya Sabha seat, dashing the hopes of the Congress and many ticket aspirants. Though the Congress reminded the …
  • Himachal Apple growers demand govt support as farm-gate prices fall to a 10-year low September 21, 2021 11:45 am Resentment is brewing among apple growers of Himachal Pradesh as farm-gate prices of the fruit fall to a 10-year low, stoking demand for federal intervention and policy support to make the business viable. Orchard owners have asked the Centre to implement …
  • Collegium recommends appointment of 8 high court Chief Justices, transfer of 5 September 21, 2021 8:24 am The Supreme Court collegium has recommended appointment of Chief Justices for 8 High Court besides transfer of 5 High Court Chief Justices and 17 High Court judges. As per the resolutions, which were uploaded on the Supreme Court’s official webpage Tuesday …
  • India logs 26,115 fresh COVID cases in past 24 hours; active cases drop to lowest in 184 days September 21, 2021 8:09 am India recorded 26,115 new cases of the novel coronavirus, alongwith 252 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday, the country saw a total of 34,469 recoveries in the last 24 …
  • Reduce GST rate on ropeways, demands Himachal CM September 21, 2021 7:05 am (MENAFN- IANS) Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged the Centre that the rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on ropeways and other unconventional modes of transportation be reduced to five from 18 per cent. In a …
  • Himalayan Film Festival to begin in Leh on Sep 24 with special Shershaah screening September 21, 2021 4:45 am The first edition of the Himalayan Film Festival will begin in Leh, the capital city of Ladakh, on September 24, officials said. The five-day-long film festival will be attended by film personalities like Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Vidhu Vinod Chopra. …
  • Consumer Price Index shows increase for agri, rural workers in August September 20, 2021 6:13 pm The All-India Consumer Price Index for agricultural and rural labourers saw an increase of five and four points respectively for August. While the CPI-AW is 1064, the CPI-RL is recorded at 1074 in August. Principal Labour & Employment Advisor DPS Negi …
  • Congress nominates ex-MP Rajani Patil for RS bypoll in Maha September 20, 2021 5:44 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has named former MP Rajani Patil as its candidate for the October 4 by-election to Rajya Sabha seat from Maharashtra, leaving many formidable contenders disappointed. The by-election was necessitated after …
  • How important is MSP-based procurement? September 20, 2021 5:34 pm Though not featuring in any of the three farm laws, the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at which the government promises to procure 25 different commodities through different agencies, is a central issue in the standoff between the government and protesting …
  • Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections: AAP to contest in all 68 seats in November 2022 September 20, 2021 5:08 pm The Aam Aadmi Party's state in-charge for Himachal Pradesh, Ratnesh Gupta on Monday said that the party will contest all 68 seats in the state Assembly elections in November 2022. This is the 6th state after Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Gujarat, …
  • Retail inflation for farm, rural workers eases marginally in August September 20, 2021 2:56 pm Retail inflation for farm and rural workers eased marginally to 3.9 per cent and 3.97 per cent, respectively in August. The CPI-based inflation for farm and rural workers stood at 3.92 per cent and 4.09 per cent, respectively in July this year. "Point …
  • Singh Deo in Delhi, but says on private visit September 20, 2021 2:23 pm (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo is in Delhi and it has set the alarm bells ringing in the Congress amid talk of rotational chief ministership in the state. Singh Deo said, "I am on a private visit …
  • Gandhis holiday in Shimla after Amarinder’s exit September 20, 2021 12:35 pm Just hours after settling the political tussle in Punjab with the departure of party veteran Amarinder Singh, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi were in a holiday mood. Both reached Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s cottage located amid …
  • India logs 30,256 fresh Covid-19 cases, 295 deaths in past 24 hours September 20, 2021 8:43 am India recorded 30,256 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 295 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Monday, the country saw a total of 43,938 recoveries in the last 24 …
  • Placement-linked skill training boon for Himachal rural youth September 20, 2021 4:28 am The placement-linked skill training programme — Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Yojana — is proving to be a boon for the poor rural youth in Himachal Pradesh as it enabled to train 5,320 people and provide employment to 3,021 in various sectors, …
  • After settling tussle in Punjab, Sonia heads to Shimla September 20, 2021 4:28 am Just hours after settling the political tussle in its ruled state Punjab, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi is in a holiday mood. She reached Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, by air in the morning from where she headed straight to …
  • From their first interaction to who proposed whom, Yami Gautam spills the beans about her love story and secret wedding to Aditya Dhar September 20, 2021 3:48 am On June 4, Bollywood beauty Yami Gautam surprised her fans when she dropped a picture from her secret wedding to 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' director Aditya Dhar on her Instagram account. The couple chose an intimate wedding in Himachal Pradesh and …
  • President Kovind accorded warm send-off in Shimla September 19, 2021 7:18 pm Sep 19, 2021, 10:46PM ISTSource: ANIPresident Ram Nath Kovind on September 19 was accorded warm send-off at Annadale helipad in Shimla after his four-day sojourn to the State. Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur presented a photo album comprising a …
  • 'Geological uncertainty' among reasons for delay in Himalayan hydro projects September 19, 2021 5:33 pm (MENAFN - IANS) By Nivedita Khandekar New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Of the 37 hydro-electric projects (HEPs) projects listed as delayed due to various reasons, more than 50 per cent were due to "geological uncertainty" and "natural calamities…
  • Himachal Regiment, Imported Apples And Compensation For Saving Forests: Congress Flags Many Issues For President Kovind September 19, 2021 12:00 pm Entry of imported apples from foreign markets is jeopardizing Himachal Pradesh's apple economy worth Rs 5,000 cr. But that was not the only issue which leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri tried to flag to the President Ram Nath Kovind on his four- …
  • Himachal to link 27,000 self-help groups with online platforms September 19, 2021 10:06 am To provide a wider market to products made by 27,000 self-help groups comprising 2.80 lakh women, Himachal Pradesh will link all of them with the e-commerce platforms of the Central government and private companies, state Rural Development Minister …
  • Himachal's handlooms, organic fruits, honey to be available on e-commerce platforms September 19, 2021 7:47 am Himachal Pradesh's famous handmade shawls, sweaters, carpets, organic honey, fruits and spices will soon be available on e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and Government e-Marketplace (GeM). Himachal Pradesh's Rural Development Minister …
  • ‘Jao Ram…’: spelling error in PR dept tweet stirs political pot in Himachal September 19, 2021 1:39 am Politics isn’t a serious business all the times; it has its light moments as well, like it had on Thursday evening when the Twitterati were introduced to Jao Ram. Aaya Ram, Gaya Ram is all right. But Jao Ram? It’s actually Jai Ram Thakur, the Chief …
  • Himachal Pradesh On Path Of Inclusive Development: Prez Kovind September 17, 2021 6:06 pm President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said he is hopeful that Himachal Pradesh is on the path of becoming a model inclusive development and prosperity in the upcoming 25 years. Kovind was addressing ‘Golden Jubilee’ function of Himachal Pradesh Assembly. He …
  • Adopt natural farming, keep Himachal free from chemical fertilizers: Kovind September 17, 2021 12:22 pm Urging the farmers to adopt natural farming and keep the land free from chemical fertilizers, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the country is proud of the development story written by Himachal Pradesh in the past 50 years. Addressing the special …
  • 127 Covid cases, 3 deaths in Himachal Pradesh September 16, 2021 3:38 pm As per the latest figures, Himachal Pradesh now has 1,568 active patients. (PTI)SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh reported 127 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths, taking its coronavirus tally to 2,16,430 and toll to 3,631. As per the latest figures, the hill state …
  • President Kovind arrives in Shimla on four-day visit to Himachal Pradesh September 16, 2021 10:08 am
  • Himachal Pradesh: 4 Trekkers On Manimahesh Yatra In Chamba Found Dead, 7 Rescued September 16, 2021 4:47 am Four trekkers, including a woman named Himangi from Gujarat, have been found dead at Kamal Kund—a glacier in the foothills of Manimahesh lake in the Bharmour area of Chamba district, two days after they went missing. The district administration at Chamba, …
  • Kovind to address special session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly September 15, 2021 3:16 pm President Ram Nath Kovind will address the special session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly being organised on the occasion of golden jubilee of the hill state’s statehood on Friday, an official statement sai. The President, who is visiting the state from …
  • Don’t handover Tibetan schools to NGO: Himachal minister September 15, 2021 3:42 am Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj has written a letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urging not to handover central Tibetan schools to an NGO and bring them under the ambit of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. In the …
  • Himachal CM Dismisses Rumours Of Leadership Change As Second Delhi Visit Fuels Trolls September 14, 2021 9:35 pm Leadership change in Gujarat, and earlier in Uttarakhand and Karnataka, seem to put the spotlight on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, especially after the opposition Congress alluded to possible changes in Himachal Pradesh amid intense …
  • Himachal CM’s visit to Delhi triggers murmurs of change, party leaders deny September 14, 2021 4:01 pm With the BJP central leadership affecting leadership changes in three states within months, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur’s second trip to Delhi in less than a week on Tuesday triggered speculation about the possibility of a similar change …
  • No talk of leadership change in Himachal Pradesh: CM Jairam Thakur September 14, 2021 10:59 am
  • Himachal Pradesh: Three children, father charred to death as fire breaks out at home September 14, 2021 10:52 am Four members of a family, including three children, were burnt alive and a woman sustained burn injuries after a fire broke out at their house at Tissa in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district early Tuesday morning. The deceased have been identified as Rafi …
  • President Ram Nath Kovind to address special session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Friday September 14, 2021 9:49 am By PTI SHIMLA: President Ram Nath Kovind will address a special session of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Friday, Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar said. He will address the state assembly at 11 am on that day to mark the golden jubilee of Himachal Pradesh' …
  • Need relief: Apple growers protest across Himachal Pradesh September 14, 2021 8:52 am
  • Farmers in Himachal Pradesh protest, demand MSP for apples September 14, 2021 7:34 am Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 14 (ANI): Adversely affected by plummeting prices of apples, 'Sanyukt Kisan Manch' on Monday here held a protest against the sudden drop in market prices of apples and demanded government intervention …