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16-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

At 84, Dalai Lama still young!

Eighty-four and still young!Revered by the Tibetans as a 'living god' and idolised in the Orient and the West, he transcends all barriers of religion, language and even distances.Wearing his trademark maroon robes, he stepped out of politics almost eight years now,...

16-Jul-2019 Shimla

Medicine retail shops of HPSCSC to be made online : Jai Ram Thakur

The Medicine Retail Shops of H.P State Civil Supplies Corporation (HPSCSC) Limited would be made online to facilitate the patients and their attendants besides ensuring transparency and efficient services to consumers.  This was disclosed by Chief Minister...

16-Jul-2019 Shimla

Chief Secretary presents his book to Governor Acharya Devvrat

Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal presented a book titled "Land Registration: Global Practices and Lessons for India" authored by him to Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan today.Appreciating the efforts of Shri Agarwal, the Governor said that the book gives...

16-Jul-2019 Shimla

MoU signed for 100 MW solar power plant

A Memorandum of understand (MoU) was signed between the state government and M/s Frontline Delhi in the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today for setting up of 100 MW solar power plant in the state.Principal Secretary, MPP and Power Prabodh...

15-Jul-2019 Kumarhatti (Solan)

13 Assam Rifles troopers killed in Himachal eatery collapse

Thirteen soldiers and a civilian were killed and 28 others rescued after a four-storey "unsafe" building in Himachal Pradesh's Kumarhatti town where Assam Rifles troopers were holding a party collapsed due to rain, officials said on Monday.Deputy Commissioner...

15-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

Will myself decide on my successor : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, respected by millions as a living god, who has been caught in a controversy over his recent joke that his successor a female Dalai Lama would have to be "more attractive", has clarified that his reincarnation is to be...

15-Jul-2019 Kumarhatti

Six soldiers, civilian killed in Himachal building collapse

Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 35 rescued after a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh, rescuers said on Monday.It is believed that six-eight people are still tapped in the debris.While 23 soldiers...

14-Jul-2019 Solan

2 dead, 12 soldiers trapped in Himachal house collapse

One soldier and a civilian were killed and 12 other soldiers got trapped when a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.While 18 soldiers and five civilians were pulled out from the debris, the rescue operations...

14-Jul-2019 Kumarhatti (Solan)

10 rescued, 20 trapped in Himachal building collapse

At least 10 people were pulled out from the debris while 20 were still trapped inside after a roadside three-storey eatery caved in owing to heavy rains in Kumarhatti in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district on Sunday.Deputy Commissioner K.C. Chaman told the...

14-Jul-2019 Palampur

Kargil Day: Bikers team visits Captain Batra's city

To celebrate 20 years of Kargil victory, a motorcycle expedition team on Sunday reached Palampur, birth place of Captain Vikram Batra who was awarded posthumously the Param Vir Chakra, from Manali through the Kargil war memorial."One of its kind expedition...

14-Jul-2019 Ludhiana

Strong will and right aim lead to sucess in life : Acharya Devvrat

Addressing on the occasion of newly selected candidates for IAS through 'Sankalp' Academy at Ludhiana today Governor Acharya Devvrat said that right aim coupled with strong will and focused approach leads to success in every sphere of life.He said that great persons...

13-Jul-2019 Gandhinagar

Jai Ram Thakur meets Gujarat Chief Minister

Chief  Minister Jai Ram Thakur met Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at Gandhinagar yesterday. Industry Minister Bikram Singh was also accompanied Chief Minister for this official meeting.During the meeting, Jai Ram Thakur showed keen interest in new initiatives...

13-Jul-2019 Solan

Conservation of nature is true worship of God : Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat said that positive cooperation for conservation of nature is the true worship in the divine arrangement made by God. This was stated by Governor during his address on inauguration ceremony of the 25th Annual Yoga Sadhana Camp at Kathni...

13-Jul-2019 Shimla

Govind Singh Thakur calls on Governor

Forest, Transport, Youth services and Sports Minister Govind Singh Thakur met Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan last evening. The Minister informed Governor about various activities of forest and transport department.While sharing his valuable suggestions...

12-Jul-2019 Shimla

ABVP demands action against students involved in violence

A delegation of students of ABVP of HP University Shimla today met Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan and presented a memorandum regarding their demands in connection with activities of violence in the University.The students demanded that report of...

11-Jul-2019 New Delhi

CM raises issue of construction of defence airport with Union Minister

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur calls on  Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh at New Delhi today.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur in a meeting with Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at New Delhi on Thursday, raised the issue of setting up of an international...

11-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Bikram Singh demands Design and Architecture Institute for Himachal

Industries Minister Bikram Singh met Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal at New Delhi on Thursday and urged to approve centrally funded Design and Architecture Institute for the state. He said opening of this institute would go a long way...

10-Jul-2019 Shimla

Achievements of Tiger Rapta will inspire sportsmen : Acharya Devvrat

Noted wrestler and commonwealth heavy weight wrestling title holder Tiger Rapta called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan today.The Governor lauded the achievements of Tiger Rapta in wrestling arena in international bouts that has raised the morale...

10-Jul-2019 New Delhi

MoUs signed for Rs.1000 crore investments in Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh government has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) amounting to around Rs. 1000 crores with three leading companies for investment in the state. These MoUs were signed during Himachal Pradesh Global Investors Meet at New Delhi...

10-Jul-2019 Shimla

Mega Mock Exercise on earthquake to be held on 11 July

A table top exercise for Mega Mock Exercise on earthquake was held today for the preparation of State level mock exercise to be held on 11th July  involving state and all districts of Himachal Pradesh.Principal Secretary Revenue-Disaster Management...

09-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Virender Kanwar demands early approval of funds for Himachal

Rural development, Panchayati Raj and Animal Husbandry Minister Virender Kanwar met Union Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh at New Delhi on Tuesday and urged him to give earlier approval to the projects of the state worth Rs. 434 crore,...

09-Jul-2019 Shimla

Tiger Rapta calls on Chief Minister

World heavy weight and Commonwealth heavy weight wrestling champion Tiger Rapta called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here yesterday evening. Tiger Rapta hails from Chopal area of Shimla district.The Chief Minister while honouring Tiger Rapta with Himachali...

06-Jul-2019 New Delhi

M. Venkaiah Naidu releases book of Chief Secretary B.K Agarwal

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu released a book titled ‘Land Registration, Global Practices & Lessons for India’ written by the Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh, B.K. Agarwal, in New Delhi on Saturday.Speaking on the occasion, Shri Naidu...

06-Jul-2019 Dharamsala

Prayers mark the Dalai Lama's 84th birthday

Donning traditional dresses, hundreds of Tibetans on Saturday joined the 84th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the main temple Tsuglakhang here.The Dalai Lama, revered by the Tibetans as a "living god", attended the prayers and...

06-Jul-2019 Shimla

Governor and CM honour meritorious students

While presiding over the ‘Medhavi Chhatr Samman Samaroh’ organised by vernacular daily Amar Ujala here today, Governor Acharya Devvrat appealed the students not to forget human values while pursuing their studies.“Anyone may work in any area, but he or she...

05-Jul-2019 Shimla

Himachal set to lead country in natural farming : Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat along with Padam Shri Subhash Palekar today visited Tabhog village of Pahal Panchayat under Sunni Tehsil of Shimla District to attend the natural farming programme organized by Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) under Subhash...

04-Jul-2019 Shimla

Efforts on to make Himachal a natural farming state : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state government was committed to make Himachal Pradesh a natural farming state by encouraging non-chemical and natural farming by adopting bio-pesticides and bio- insecticides etc. He was interacting with Padam...

03-Jul-2019 Shimla

State signs MoU for World class public school in Solan District

A MoU amounting to Rs. 250 crore was signed between the state government and Delhi World public school for setting up of a world class public school on Chail road near Kandaghat in Solan district.The MoU was signed in presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram...

03-Jul-2019 Shimal

HP Cabinet decisions

The Cabinet in its meeting here today expressed condolences over the bus accidents  in Banjar in Kullu district in which 44 people died and at  Janjhiri in Shimla town  recently  in which two school girls and driver of the bus lost their...

03-Jul-2019 Nauni (Solan)

Himachal set to be a natural farming state : Acharya Devvrat

The six-day long training programme on Subhash Palekar natural farming under 'Prakritik Krishi Khushal Kisan Yojana’ organized by the Agriculture department at Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni in Solan district concluded today.Governor...

02-Jul-2019 Shimla

HP succeeds in signing MoUs worth Rs. 22,964 crores : Jai Ram Thakur

The State Government has succeeded in signing memorandum of understandings (MoUs) worth Rs. 22,964  crore during the last about one and a half years, which shows it's the intention to make Himachal Pradesh industrial hub of the country.This was stated...

02-Jul-2019 Shimla

HP succeeds in signing MoUs worth Rs. 22,964 crores : Jai Ram Thakur

The State Government has succeeded in signing memorandum of understandings (MoUs) worth Rs. 22,964  crore during the last about one and a half years, which shows it's the intention to make Himachal Pradesh industrial hub of the country.This was stated...

02-Jul-2019 Shimla

HPSIDC, GIC and HPSEB contributes 1.53 crore towards CMRF

Himachal Pradesh General Industries Corporation (GIC) and Himachal Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (HPSIDC)  presented cheques of Rs. 51 lakh each towards Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) to Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, here today.Industries...

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