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Himachal Pradesh

  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik orders probe into spurious Covid drugs June 15, 2021 2:35 am Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday directed the crime branch to investigate the unearthing of spurious Favipirapir tablets and other COVID-19 related drugs. On June 10, a huge cache was seized from Cuttack during a raid by the Drug Controller of …
  • Custodial death case: CBI court dismisses plea of ex-Himachal IGP Zaidi June 15, 2021 2:23 am The special CBI court of Chandigarh has dismissed the application of Zahur Haider Zaidi, seeking permission to appear personally before the inquiry officer in Shimla in a departmental inquiry being conducted against him. The petitioner, Zahur Haider Zaidi, …
  • Monsoon arrives early in J&K, Ladakh; leaves agri experts worried [here's why] June 15, 2021 12:20 am WHO sends 100 oxygen concentrators to Ladakh amid COVID spike Farmers of the rainfed areas of Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are thrilled over the earlier arrival of the monsoon, but this development has made agricultural experts …
  • A Record Number Of Tourists Throng Himachal After State Eases Covid Restrictions June 14, 2021 10:54 pm As Himachal Pradesh partially lifted its Covid-induced restrictions on Monday, thousands of tourists thronged the state, with Parwanoo– a foothill town and entry point to Shimla, reporting a record number of visitors. More than 7,000 vehicles, mostly from …
  • Massive traffic jam on the road to Himachal as State Govt. relaxes entry rules to the state. June 14, 2021 1:33 pm Tossing caution to the air thousands thronged to Himachal Pradesh as the state government removed the condition of negative RT-PCR report as a precondition for visiting the hill state. As soon as the Himachal Pradesh government announced its doors open to …
  • Monsoon runs into roadblock just ahead of Delhi June 14, 2021 11:18 am A day ahead of its anticipated but earlier-than-schedule arrival over Delhi, the monsoon has run into a roadblock from dry westerlies associated with an approaching western disturbance from the opposite direction and preparing to cross in from the …
  • Huge traffic jam at entry points to Himachal Pradesh as state eases Covid curbs June 14, 2021 9:13 am As Himachal Pradesh eased the Covid-19 restrictions, tourists seem to be flocking to the state’s hill stations evidenced by the long traffic jam at the Parwanoo border in Solan district on Sunday. The state government announced a few days ago that a …
  • At 70,421, India logs lowest single-day COVID case rise in 72 days; 1.19 lakh recoveries June 14, 2021 8:32 am Image Source : PTI Bengaluru: Sports persons wait to get the Covid-19 vaccine, at Kanteerava Stadium   India on Monday recorded 70,421 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 3,921 deaths due to the infection. According to the data shared by the …
  • Himachal tourism guidelines June 14, 2021 6:28 am Relaxations in Covid curbs in Himachal Pradesh saw those from neighbouring states plan quick getaways to the hilly terrains to get a respite from the soaring temperatures. Himachal Pradesh is seeing a rush of tourists after the state government decided to …
  • Monsoon likely to hit Delhi in next 24-36 hours, light showers expected for 2 days June 14, 2021 6:20 am With monsoon expected to hit Delhi in the next 24-36 hours, light showers and below-normal temperatures are expected in the national capital over the next two days. The mercury is likely to remain below normal throughout the week. Monsoon usually hits …
  • Monsoon arrival in Himachal Pradesh earliest in 21 years: Met Office June 14, 2021 2:27 am Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Monsoon arrival in Himachal earliest in 21 years: Met Office.   The southwest monsoon on arrived in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, in its earliest onset in the past 21 years, the weather bureau said. Its normal …
  • Yami Gautam-Aditya Dhar wedding: Actress wore her mother’s saree, done her own make-up June 13, 2021 2:18 pm Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Sunday, 13th June 2021,05:06 Yami Gautam and Aditya Dhar tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at her hometown, Himachal Pradesh on June 4. For the wedding, the ‘Vicky Donor’ wore her mother’s saree and did her own make-up.    …
  • Himachal procures vaccine from Serum Institute June 13, 2021 2:11 pm Himachal Pradesh has procured Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) and the vaccination for the 18-44 age group will be held from June 14 to 18, a government official said on Sunday. This vaccine would be utilized before June 21. After …
  • Pakistan Has Learnt A Hard Lesson And Knows Not Easy To Fight Indian Army: Kargil War Hero June 13, 2021 2:08 pm Brigadier Khushal Thakur, a Kargil war hero and then commanding Officer of the 18 Grenadiers, which captured the Tololing peak and fought battle for Tiger hill, says the battle of Tololing was the first major victory – strategic and psychological, which …
  • Monsoon to reach Delhi in two days, early by a fortnight June 13, 2021 10:40 am A rampant monsoon may check into the national capital Delhi within the next two days, or at least two weeks earlier than schedule. On Sunday, it covered a wide swath of East and North-East India and parts of North-West India only next door to Delhi, India …
  • Saint-Gobain eyes Rs 1,000 cr revenue from housing solutions biz in 5 yrs June 13, 2021 6:08 am Saint-Gobain India, which has entered into the B2C segment in the housing solutions business, is looking at a revenue in the range of Rs 750 crore to Rs 1,000 crore in three to five years, a top company official has said. The company expects the housing …
  • Gangsters Jaipal Bhullar, Jassi Kharar Killed In Encounter In Kolkata June 12, 2021 6:41 pm The gangsters were wanted for the killing of CIA ASI Bhagwan Singh and Dalwinderjit Singh at Jagraon Grain Market on May 15 MOHALI – Gangsters Jaipal Bhullar and Jassi Kharar, wanted for the killing of CIA ASI Bhagwan Singh and Dalwinderjit Singh at …
  • Government Gives Revenue Deficit Grant To 17 States For 2021-22 June 12, 2021 6:15 pm Centre has released the revenue deficit grant to states for 2021-22 The Centre has released the third monthly instalment of post devolution revenue deficit grant of Rs 9,871 crore to 17 states. The grant is for the current fiscal, i.e. 2021-22. The …
  • No RT-PCR Test Required to Enter Himachal Pradesh June 12, 2021 4:36 pm Share An RT-PCR test is no longer required for travel to Himachal Pradesh. The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet has resolved that RT-PCR tests will not be required for entry into the state. The Corona curfew, according to reports, will be in effect from 5 p.m. to …
  • No heat wave conditions likely in next five days: IMD June 12, 2021 3:49 pm In a sign of relief from the sweltering summer heat prevailing in most parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) on Saturday also forecast “no heat wave conditions likely over any part of the country during the next five days”. As …
  • One year after Galwan: BRO accelerates work to connect with China border June 12, 2021 1:02 pm Within a year of the deadly Galwan clash that brought tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) to its highest in decades, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has accelerated work to connect with the China border with several critical projects …
  • Bad weather triggered by Yaas, Tauktae, forces Indian climbers to abandon Mt Nuptse summit June 12, 2021 5:44 am Heavy precipitation caused by cyclones Tauktae and Yaas alongwith consistent bad weather forced a team of Indian climbers to abandon their climb to the summit of Mt Nuptse (7,862 mts), as part of the first-of-its kind ‘Everest Massif Expedition’. Mt Nuptse …
  • For second time in 2 months, ex-Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh tests Covid positive June 12, 2021 2:58 am Image Source : PTI For second time in 2 months, ex-Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh tests Covid positive Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in two months, a health official said on Friday. …
  • Traveling To Himachal? RT-PCR Test Is No More Required To Enter The State June 12, 2021 1:16 am Relaxing the existing Covid-19 restrictions, the Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, on Friday, decided to do away with the requirement of RT-PCR tests for entering the state. A decision was also taken to increase the shop opening timings from 9 am to 5 pm from June …
  • Short end of the stick: States must ensure women get equal access to Covid vaccination June 11, 2021 10:46 pm In a worrying trend, a gender skew in India’s Covid vaccination is showing up with only 854 women receiving their jabs for every 1,000 men. In fact, barring Chhattisgarh and Kerala where more women are getting vaccinated — both states have more women than …
  • 5G and the Contested China-India Border June 11, 2021 9:15 pm AdvertisementChina today is one of the biggest spenders on research and development (R&D) in the world. In 2020, China’s spending on R&D increased by 10.3 percent to 2.44 trillion renminbi ($378 billion), accounting for 2.4 percent of its GDP. In …
  • Covid restrictions eases in Himachal, negative RT-PCR report not needed for inter-state movement June 11, 2021 6:48 pm Image Source : PTI A medic collects nasal sample for Covid test from a passenger. The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Friday decided to increase timings of opening of shops from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June 14, except on weekends when the shops would remain …
  • British-Era Name of Popular Mountain Retreat in India's Himachal Splits Bharatiya Janata Party June 11, 2021 3:12 pm India 08:40 GMT 11.06.2021Get short URL Dalhousie, is a town spread over five hills near the Dhauladhar mountain range, in the Chamba district of the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is famous for its spectacular natural beauty, nestled deep in the Himalayas …
  • Curfew in Himachal extended with more relaxations June 11, 2021 3:00 pm By PTI SHIMLA: The Covid curfew in Himachal Pradesh has been extended with several more relaxations till further orders, an official spokesperson said here on Friday. The buses within the state will ply with 50 per cent occupancy and shops will remain open …
  • This Indian village refused COVID vaccines, fearing a god’s wrath June 11, 2021 2:55 pm Malana, Himachal Pradesh – On May 22, a team of health workers trekked for about 5km (3.1 miles) on foot to set up a coronavirus vaccination camp in Malana, a remote Himalayan village in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh state. Only 36 people turned up to …
  • Pacy monsoon may cover most of the country next week June 11, 2021 2:36 pm The monsoon, which is running ahead of time over parts of Central India and catching up fast over the East, may advance over the entire country (outside South Rajasthan and Kutch region of Gujarat) during the next 5-6 days, India Meteorological Department …
  • Yuvraj Singh sends 'COVID critical care beds and medical equipment' to Himachal Pradesh June 11, 2021 2:35 pm The deadly second wave of the coronavirus in India might be showing signs of decline with a drastic decrease in the number of cases but people Yuvraj Singh have continued with their relief work to help the battered healthcare system of the country. Yuvraj, …
  • Chitkara University announces Academic Mentorship in BBA June 11, 2021 12:29 pm Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 11 (ANI/NewsVoir): Indian students' aspiration to study and work in Canada has become more of a possibility closer to their homes as Chitkara University, a leading private University near Chandigarh, has signed an …
  • Yami Gautam looks gorgeous in red bridal saree in new photos from her wedding June 11, 2021 9:52 am Actor Yami Gautam and Uri director Aditya Dhar tied the knot in an intimate ceremony last week, in the presence of their family members. The couple had worked together in the 2019 film, Uri: The Surgical Strike. New photos of the actor, dressed in bridal …
  • Sensex Up 255 Points; Nifty Tops 15,800 June 11, 2021 4:39 am Indian shares opened on a positive note Friday, with firm global cues and a continuous decline in active coronavirus caseload in the country helping underpin sentiment. The benchmark 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 255 points, or half a percent, to 52,556 in …
  • India’s 2nd Pandemic Wave Ravaged Remote Himalayan Slopes June 10, 2021 7:21 pm NEW DELHI - When India was grappling with the pandemic last year, villages perched on Himalayan slopes remained in serene outposts, largely untouched. But the deadly second wave did not spare these far-flung regions. “Entire villages were infected. In fact …
  • India’s Second Wave Did Not Spare Remote Himalayan Villages June 10, 2021 4:23 pm A deadly second wave of the novel coronavirus has hit India’s remote areas, many of which had not been affected by the first wave last year. Anjana Pasricha looks at the impact of the pandemic in the mountain villages in the northern state of Himachal …
  • ITC Hotels launch Welcomhotel Tavleen Chail in Himachal Pradesh June 10, 2021 2:50 pm
  • Travel enquiries, bookings pick up as second wave slows down June 10, 2021 2:10 pm As daily infection cases decline and restrictions start to ease across the country, consumers stuck at home are back to planning travel. Even though travel and hospitality firms have seen limited bookings for June, they are flooded with enquiries and …
  • Monsoon to make onset over South Gujarat, parts of East India June 10, 2021 12:30 pm Monsoon has advanced slightly ahead of time into South Gujarat and parts of Central India after leaving Mumbai flooded following two days of incessant rain. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that ahead of the onset of monsoon , thunderstorms …
  • ITC Hotels launches Welcomhotel Tavleen Chail in Himachal Pradesh June 10, 2021 11:51 am Located in Chail, Welcomhotel Tavleen is a 65-room property being run by ITC Hotels on a management contract basis. Out of total 65-rooms, 18 are cottages along with a luxury suite. With this, the Welcomhotel brand currently has a portfolio of around 19 …
  • ITC Hotels launch Welcomhotel Tavleen Chail June 10, 2021 10:24 am Welcomhotel, one of Indias fastest growing hospitality brands from the ITC Hotels group has launched its second property in Himachal Pradesh — Welcomhotel Tavleen Chail — with 65 well-appointed guest rooms, including 18 fairytale cottages and a luxury …
  • Here's the state wise list June 10, 2021 7:02 am NEW DELHI: Putting an end to the uncertainty over class 12 examination, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday that the government has decided to cancel the CBSE 12th examination due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation. Issuing a notice, the …
  • Delhi maximum temperature crosses 44 degrees Celsius, widespread rainfall likely on weekend June 10, 2021 5:48 am Image Source : PTI View of Metro train in Delhi. The maximum temperature breached the 44 degrees Celsius mark in parts of Delhi on Wednesday, even as winds carrying dust from Rajasthan pushed the capital's air quality to the "very poor" …
  • On reforms and public expenditures, let’s not forget to scrutinise states June 10, 2021 1:42 am The Constitution has a Seventh Schedule, with separate lists for the Union and state governments, and a concurrent list. Compared to the public attention devoted to the executive arm, relatively limited attention is paid to the legislature and judiciary. …
  • 'The evil empire'- Is China on its way to world domination?- The New Indian Express June 10, 2021 12:40 am On March 8, 1983, American president Ronald Reagan named the Soviet Union the Evil Empire. He said that the Soviets “must be made to understand we will never compromise our principles and standards [nor] ignore the facts of history and the aggressive …
  • JKBOSE Class 11, 12 board exams cancelled; J&K LG cites student safety amid COVID June 9, 2021 10:41 pm CBSE cancels Class X exams, Class XII exams postponed The Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) on Wednesday cancelled class 11 and class 12 board exams in view of the safety of students amid COVID-19 pandemic. The Office of Lieutenant …
  • Himachal Police Busts Multi-Crore Opioid Trafficking Racket June 9, 2021 9:26 pm Himachal Pradesh Police has unearthed a multi-crore opioid trafficking racket, involving a few leading pharmaceutical companies based in the Kala Amb and Paonta industrial belt. In a joint operation with Punjab cops, Himachal police recovered 30.16 lakh …
  • Anmol Dhiman Launched His Company: Theadmusic Services June 9, 2021 5:27 pm UNA, HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA, June 9, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Anmol Dhiman launched his own music company in 2021 called Theadmusic Services which publishes Your Music On All Music Platforms and promotes sales, pages, and impacts on social …
  • Familiar faultlines June 9, 2021 5:15 pm The NITI Aayog’s Sustainable Development Index for 2020-21, both for India and each of the States and UTs, tells a story of inadequate and uneven development: progress on eradication of poverty, hunger, gender parity, quality education, and even innovation …
  • Members of 17th Tibetan parliament-in-exile takes oath June 9, 2021 3:39 pm Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], June 9 (ANI): Newly elected members of Dharamshala-based 17th Tibetan parliament-in-exile conducted oath taking ceremony on Wednesday. First of all, one of the senior most members, Dawa Tsering took oath as Protem…
  • Jammu and Kashmir JKBOSE Class 11, 12 board exams cancelled June 9, 2021 3:26 pm Following the cue of other state boards, the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) today decided to cancel the Class 11 and 12 board exams amid the second wave of Covid-19.  “In view of safety and well-being of students due to Covid …
  • Govt buys record 418.47 lakh tn wheat at MSP for Rs 82,648 cr this year June 9, 2021 2:47 pm The Centre on Wednesday said it has procured a record 418.47 lakh tonnes of wheat so far in the current marketing year that started in April, costing exchequer Rs 82,648 crore. The record procurement of wheat has been achieved amid farmers' protests at …
  • Finance Ministry releases third instalment of revenue deficit grant of Rs 9,871 cr to 17 states June 9, 2021 2:27 pm The Finance Ministry on Wednesday said it has released third monthly instalment of revenue deficit grant of Rs 9,871 crore to 17 states. With the release of this instalment, total Rs 29,613 crore has been released in the first three months of the current …
  • Newly married Yami Gautam wishes mom on birthday June 9, 2021 12:47 pm Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Wednesday, 09th June 2021,03:06 Newly married Yami Gautam wished her mother on birthday by sharing another mesmerizing picture from her wedding festivities. Sharing a stunning picture from her wedding, Yami wished her mom as …
  • Maccaferri successfully completes landslide mitigation work June 9, 2021 12:44 pm Gurgaon (Haryana) [India], June 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): Maccaferri in India recently announced the completion of one of its biggest landslide mitigation projects in Lambagarh, Uttarakhand located on NH-58, the road leading to the holy shrine of Badrinath …
  • Finmin releases ₹9,871 crore as 3rd instalment of revenue grant to 17 States June 9, 2021 12:24 pm The Finance Ministry on Wednesday announced releasing ₹9,871 crore as revenue grant to 17 States. With this, over ₹28,000 crore has been released. The Centre provides the Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant to the States under Article 275 of the …
  • Centre releases revenue deficit grant of Rs 9,871 crore to 17 states June 9, 2021 9:32 am The Finance Ministry has released the third monthly instalment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs 9,871 crore for the year 2021-22 to 17 states. With the release of the instalment, a total amount of Rs 29,613 crore has been released in …
  • India logs 92,596 new COVID cases, 1.62 lakh recoveries in past 24 hours June 9, 2021 8:46 am Image Source : PTI New Delhi: People crowd at Sadar Bazar as shops reopened after the unlocking process of COVID-19 lockdown began in a phased manner India on Wednesday recorded 92,596 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 2,219 deaths due to the …
  • Counterfeit medicines, including fake Covid drugs, seized in Greater Noida June 9, 2021 7:19 am Representative imageGREATER NOIDA: After the Maharashtra police made several arrests of wholesale drug dealers, pharma lab employee and owner of the Max Relief Healthcare for the alleged manufacture of fake medicines used in Covid-19 treatment, GB Nagar …
  • India's Covid vaccination drive: UP must up vax rate 9x to meet 100% target by December June 9, 2021 5:56 am Jun 09, 2021, 08:43AM ISTSource: TOI.inIf India is to meet the target of fully vaccinating its adult population by year end, it will have to step up the average daily vaccination levels close to five times from what has been achieved from January 16 to …
  • Amarinder Singh moots research facility to deal with Covid-like pandemic, other diseases June 9, 2021 5:23 am Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday mooted a research facility under the guidance of national and global healthcare experts to combat a Covid-like pandemic and other serious diseases, according to an official statement. Chairing a virtual …
  • Tahir Raj Bhasin June 9, 2021 2:50 am Tahir Raj Bhasin left his Mumbai home to shoot for a web show in March and hasn’t returned to the city in the last three months. The actor shot in many parts of the country, including Madhya Pradesh, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh, till the end of April. …
  • Himachal CM Jairam Thakur Scoffs At Rumours Of Leadership Change In State June 9, 2021 1:07 am Scoffing at rumours of leadership change in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jairam thakur on Tuesday said, “Let me be very clear, in 2022 I will be in the same place, where I am today.” Thakur returned to Shimla today after a two-day visit to Delhi, where …
  • Police hunt for four men in back-to-back robberies, murder June 9, 2021 12:14 am New Delhi: A silver-colour Santro bearing number 7702 kept Delhi Police on its toes as the car’s occupants, at least four, committed two robberies and attempted two more in four districts in the capital within an hour on early Tuesday. Nobody has been …
  • Take action against NGOs indulging in illegal adoptions June 9, 2021 12:14 am New Delhi Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the state governments and union territories to prevent any NGO from collecting funds in the names of children orphaned by COVID-19, by disclosing their identity and inviting …
  • Pran widening global footprint June 8, 2021 8:00 pm For around two decades, Swapan Debnath has operated a convenience store called Narayan Varieties in the Keprampara area of Agartala, the capital of the northeastern Indian state of Tripura. His shelves are adorned with various Indian food and beverage …
  • Late night crime spree by 3 men in Delhi, accused on the run June 8, 2021 7:07 pm Three men in a Santro went on a crime spree across the capital late Monday night, killing a truck driver, threatening a businessman at gunpoint, and robbing two people, police said. The men are yet to be arrested. Around 2.30 am, the men tried to rob a …
  • Panchkula gets metropolitan development authority June 8, 2021 4:47 pm Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced setting up of a Metropolitan Development Authority (MDA) for Panchkula, making it the third city after Gurugram and Faridabad to have such a body. He also shared his government’s plans for …
  • Newly married Yami Gautam dazzles in red Banarasi saree June 8, 2021 4:36 pm Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Tuesday, 08th June 2021,07:06 Newly married Yami Gautam shared a breath-taking picture after wedding to director Aditya Dhar. She looked stunning in a red Banarasi saree, red vermillion on forehead, red lip-stick, red bindi and …
  • Dr. Charu Khosla wins Greenpreneur Award 2021 June 8, 2021 2:21 pm Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 8 (ANI/NewsVoir): Dr. Charu Khosla, Assistant Dean, Office of International Affairs,The Greenpreneur Awards 2021 were organised by Startup Punjab in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and …
  • Indore hospital stops administering Amphotericin B injections to treat Black Fungus patients June 8, 2021 7:59 am Image Source : PTI A government hospital in Indore has stopped administering lyophilised Amphotericin B injections to black fungus patients after some of them who received the shots started experiencing side effects. A government hospital in Indore has …
  • At 86,498, India's daily COVID count falls below 1L after 63 days; 1.82 lakh recoveries recorded June 8, 2021 7:59 am Image Source : PTI Bhopal: A crowded market after unlocking of COVID-19 lockdown begins India on Tuesday recorded 86,498 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 2,123 deaths due to the infection. According to the data shared by the Union Health …
  • Yami Gautam's fans praise her for choosing a simple wedding June 8, 2021 4:58 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 for an intimate wedding in Himachal Pradesh …
  • L&T to supply oxygen plants to TN hospitals June 8, 2021 4:02 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Larsen & Toubro has supplied one oxygen plant of 500 LPM capacity to the Government Hospital, Ponneri in Tiruvallur. L&T is in the process of supplying and commissioning five more plants in Tamil Nadu, as part of it …
  • Aligarh hooch deaths: BJP expels key accused from party June 8, 2021 12:57 am The Uttar Pradesh BJP unit on Monday expelled Rishi Sharma, the alleged kingpin in the hooch tragedy in Aligarh, from the party. Nearly 50 people have died in Aligarh since consuming spurious liquor on two different occasions recently, according to police, …
  • Farmer’s ‘apple’ experiment bears fruit in Vadodara village June 7, 2021 11:06 pm Vadodara: People visiting the farm of Girish Patel in Vemar village near Vadodara rub their eyes in disbelief. For, Patel asserts that small green fruits they see growing on a number of trees are actually apples. In blistering hot Gujarat, this stationery …
  • Only 53% of Rural Population in J&K has Access to Safe Drinking Water June 7, 2021 8:36 pm WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 0Shares   Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir, only 53 percent population of rural areas are getting safe and adequate drinking water through piped water supply, reveals NITI Aayog Sustainable Development Goal index 2021. …
  • PM’s free vax decision will save Rs 500 cr: Himachal minister June 7, 2021 3:59 pm Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj said on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of providing free vaccine doses to the states will save Himachal over Rs 500 crore. In televised address to the nation on Monday, …
  • India’s ‘Doctor On Wheels’ movement to treat Covid-19 patients now reaches Uttar Pradesh June 7, 2021 8:15 am New Delhi, June 7: In the face of critical times, individuals and organisations need to pool in their resources and expertise and doing that for helping Covid-19 affected patients are DoctCo, a start-up; the Lung Care Foundation and the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara …
  • Wheat procurement in Himachal clocks record one lakh quintal June 7, 2021 6:08 am Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Himachal Pradesh government has procured a record 100,657 quintal wheat in this Rabi season that is probably state’s highest ever, Agriculture Minister Virender Kanwar said on Monday He said the procurement is still on …
  • Covid-19: 2,604 infected, 131 fatalities in Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh June 7, 2021 2:57 am
  • Centre providing oxygen cylinders, says Himachal CM June 6, 2021 3:50 pm Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday called on Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here and discussed the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the state. After the meeting, the Chief Minister said the Union Minister …
  • Desert Healer, Environmentalist And Conservationist: Himachal Man Leaves Behind An Evergreen Legacy June 6, 2021 6:57 am In Pooh, a remote town in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district, one Anand Dhawaj Negi (74), fondly called AD Negi, has left behind an incomparable legacy. Negi, who died a week back following a brain stroke, planted 30,000 trees, turning nearly 70 hectares …
  • For first time, King Cobra documented in Himachal June 6, 2021 6:21 am HIMACHAL PRADESH Forest and Wildlife department on Saturday claimed to have documented, for the first time, the world’s longest venom snake, King Cobra (ophiophagus hannah), in the state. The elapid endemic, which has a wide distribution in Southeast Asia, …
  • Himachal’s cold deserts to be flush with green peas June 6, 2021 5:20 am Amidst the pandemic, farmers in the cold deserts of Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh have been going in for extensive cultivation of the remunerative green peas unlike last year when they opted for the traditional black peas — a pulse smaller in size with …
  • Surat police seek Himachal Pradesh’s help to crack charas racket June 6, 2021 2:18 am
  • Curbs eased further in Delhi; Tamil Nadu, Himachal, Goa extend restrictions till June 14 June 5, 2021 7:41 pm By PTI NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: With COVID cases declining, Delhi will see further relaxation in lockdown, including reopening of markets and malls and resumption of metro services, from June 7 while Maharashtra will implement a five-level plan to ease curbs …
  • Himachal Pradesh Cancels 2021 Board Exams For Class 12 June 5, 2021 6:01 pm Considering the safety of students, the Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday announced the cancellation of class 12 board exams. Before Himachal, several states including Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi, Rajasthan, UP, and Madhya Pradesh have …
  • Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Narinder Bragta dies of post-Covid complications June 5, 2021 2:46 pm A two-time former minister and BJP legislator from Jubbal-Kotkhai, Himachal Pradesh, Narinder Bragta, died at PGIMER, Chandigarh, late Saturday night. He was also the Chief Whip of the BJP in Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. Born in September, 1952, Bragta …
  • Covid-19: Himachal extends statewide curbs till June 14 June 5, 2021 2:08 pm The Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday decided to extend the statewide Covid-19 restrictions till June 14. A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. However, it was decided to cancel the …
  • Himachal BJP MLA Narinder Bragta dies of post-Covid complications June 5, 2021 7:36 am Image Source : PTI Himachal BJP MLA Narinder Bragta dies of post-Covid complications Senior BJP Himachal Pradesh MLA and two-time former minister, Narinder Bragta died on Saturday due to post-Covid complications at the PGI Hospital in Chandigarh, his …
  • Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA and chief whip Narinder Bragta dies of COVID-19 June 5, 2021 6:09 am By PTI SHIMLA: Chief whip in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly and BJP MLA Narinder Bragta died due to COVID-19 at PGI Chandigarh on Saturday morning, his son Chetan Bragta tweeted. He was 68. Chetan Bragta, in a tweet, said his father succumbed to the virus …
  • Himachal: BJP Jumps Into Action, Starts Preparation For 2022 Elections June 5, 2021 4:50 am Just as Covid cases started showing a decline in Himachal Pradesh, BJP cadres in the state have started preparing for elections that are going to be held in 2022. On Friday, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur flew to Chandigarh to participate in the meeting …
  • Steroid overuse red-flagged in Himachal Pradesh June 5, 2021 3:45 am
  • Himachal BJP MLA dies of post-Covid complications June 5, 2021 3:41 am Senior BJP Himachal Pradesh MLA and two-time former minister, Narinder Bragta died on Saturday due to post-Covid complications at the PGI Hospital in Chandigarh, his family said. Three-time legislator Bragta, a prominent apple grower, was currently the …
  • Andhra Pradesh ranks 3 in Niti Aayog's SDG Index for sustainable development goals June 4, 2021 4:56 am Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh was at the third place in Niti Aayog's index for sustainable development goals (SDG), according to the data released on Thursday. The SDG index evaluates the progress of states and Union Territories on social, economic and …
  • 56% Covid samples sent from Himachal for genome sequencing found to have variants June 3, 2021 3:13 pm VARIANTS OF the coronavirus have been found in 56 per cent samples of Covid patients sent from Himachal Pradesh to a genome sequencing laboratory in Delhi, said state health officials. A total of 145 virus samples from the state have had their genomes …
  • NITI Aayog unveils SDG India Index; Kerala, Himachal continue to be top performing states June 3, 2021 7:08 am India’s overall score across sustainable development goals improved marginally by six points from 60 in 2019 to 66 in 2021 driven by country-wide improvement across clean water and sanitation (Goal 6) and affordable and clean energy (Goal 7), NITI Aayog …
  • Himachal CM Says China Could Be Planning To Set Up Surveillance In Border Areas June 3, 2021 1:46 am Two days after his visit to the state’s border, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur said that China has ramped up its infrastructural project in the Tibet region that shares a border with India. “It’s true that China is building roads and ramping …