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11-Dec-2017 Shimla

12 killed in Himachal road accidents

Twelve people were killed in Himachal Pradesh in two major road accidents on Monday, police said.Six people were killed when their vehicle was caught in a landslide in Shimla district, while another six were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road...

10-Dec-2017 Dharamsala

1st ODI: Rohit Sharma blames batsmen for India's defeat

India captain Rohit Sharma blamed poor batting for the humiliating seven-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday.The Indian batsmen put up with a pathetic show to be dismissed for a lowly total of 112 runs.Only three...

10-Dec-2017 Dharamsala

Sri Lanka thrash India in first ODI

Sri Lanka dominated with both bat and ball to outclass India by seven wickets in the first One-day International (ODI) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.After opting to field, Sri Lanka rode on career best figures of 4/13...

07-Dec-2017 Shimla

HP Police organizes its first Raising Day

Governor Acharya Devvrat emphasized that police personnel should work in a friendly manner and with full responsibility and they should be more practical while performing their duties to keep up the trust of the common citizens.He was addressing during a function...

07-Dec-2017 Shimla

Workshop on real estate Act and Rules organized

One day workshop on the knowledge and information sharing about “The Real Estate (Regulations & Development) Act, 2016 and the Himachal Pradesh Real Estate (Regulations & Development) Rules, 2017 was organized here today jointly by the Department...

05-Dec-2017 Sirmour

Muslim Rastriya Manch HP calls on Governor Acharya Devvrat

A delegation of Muslim Rastriya Manch, Himachal Pradesh called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Rajbhavan, today and presented a memorandum demanding strict action against the culprits involved in destroying religious book placed in a mosque at Melayo village...

30-Nov-2017 Manali

Relieved to wrap up 'October' shoot : Shoojit Sircar

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who wrapped up the shoot of his new directorial "October" 38 days ahead of schedule, is a relieved man.The shoot got over on Wednesday, and soon after the wrap-up, the movie's lead actor Varun Dhawan posted a picture of the entire crew...

26-Nov-2017 Shimla

Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but chilly night on Sunday with temperatures in many areas staying below freezing point."It was a sunny day across the state with chances of rain and snow at some places in the state on November 28," an official of the meteorological...

26-Nov-2017 Solan

Youth should learn from experiences of elders : Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat said the youth should come forward to learn from the experiences and knowledge of their elders to strengthen further the future of the state and nation. He was addressing the senior citizens and the youth at the library established in...

22-Nov-2017 Shimla

Manali freezes at minus 0.4 degrees

Popular tourist destination Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday saw the mercury drop below the freezing point, with its nearby hills wrapped in last week's snowfall.The temperatures remained below the freezing point at many places located in the higher reaches...

16-Nov-2017 Shimla

Symposium on challenges before media organised on National Press Day

The department of Information & Public Relations and Journalism department of HP University jointly organised a function here today on National Press Day on the theme ‘challenges before media’.In his key address, senior Journalist and Bureau Chief of...

08-Nov-2017 Shimla

Himachal's 68 Assembly seats to go to polls on Thursday

Sixty-eight Assembly seats will on Thursday go to the polls in a single phase in Congress-ruled Himachal Pradesh, where the BJP is determined to take power. Officials said everything was in place for a smooth conduct of the polling in 7,525 booths.A total of 50.25...

08-Nov-2017 Dharamsala

Tibetans in Dharamsala divided over voting in Assembly poll

Tibetans in Dharamsala, living in exile for long in the second capital of Himachal Pradesh, are divided over securing voting rights in India.Some of the Tibetans feel that exercising their vote in India could dilute their struggle for freedom while others say...

07-Nov-2017 Kangra

NPP Supremo denied Security Cover

Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party who with his Panthers Party team drove to Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh from Jammu in the afternoon was denied security cover by the Government of Himachal Pradesh in spite of the repeated messages...

06-Nov-2017 Paonta Sahib (Sirmaur)

Narendra Modi hurt Himachal's tourism, fruit growers: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what he said was "hurting tourism and fruit industry" of Himachal Pradesh."Modi ji has affected the apple growers, farmers and those involved in the tourism industry," Gandhi...

06-Nov-2017 Sujanpur

Declaration as CM face turns Dhumal a favourite in Sujanpur

 With the booster dose of being declared the Chief Ministerial face of the BJP, Sujanpur constituency appears to have turned a favourite seat for Prem Kumar Dhumal against Congress heavyweight Rajinder Singh Rana in an otherwise difficult constituency.Dhumal,...

05-Nov-2017 Palampur

Congress usurped subsidy of Rs 57,000 crore : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the previous Congress-led UPA government for abusing subsidy of Rs 57,000 crore meant for the poor."People used to loot the treasury in the name of subsidies. In the past, 57,000 crore used to get leaked due...

05-Nov-2017 Una (Himachal Pradesh)

Narendra Modi hits out at Congress for abusing subsidy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the previous Congress-led government for abusing subsidy of Rs 57,000 crore meant for the poor."People used to loot the treasury in the name of subsidies. In the past, 57,000 crore used to get leaked due to...

04-Nov-2017 Dharamsala

Indie films lack government supporter : Sayani Gupta

Having worked in a number of independent films, actress Sayani Gupta whose films have travelled to film festivals all across the globe, says when it comes to funding, projects on foreign shores have tremendous support from their governments and other bodies...

04-Nov-2017 Shimla

International Shri Renuka Ji fair concludes

Six-day International Shri Renuka Ji fair concluded at Renuka, in Sirmour district this evening. Governor Acharya Devvrat presided over the closing ceremony. Addressing people on the closing, the Governor said that traditional songs, folk art and folk instruments...

04-Nov-2017 Kangra

Congress a 'termite', must be uprooted from India : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit out at Himachal Pradesh's ruling Congress, comparing it to "termites" and calling for the party to be thrown out in the upcoming assembly elections.Addressinng an election meeting in Chambi in Shahpur assembly constituency...

04-Nov-2017 Kangra

Congress is like 'termites', must be removed : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit out at the ruling Congress, comparing it to "termites" and said the party must be thrown out in the upcoming Himachal Pradesh Assembly election.Speaking at an election meeting in Chambi in Shahpur assembly in Kangra...

03-Nov-2017 Shimla

It will be a do-or-die battle equally for Congress and BJP CM faces

 It's literally a do-or-die battle for both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial faces in the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly polls. Both veterans -- one in his eighties and the other in his seventies -- are struggling for...

02-Nov-2017 Shimla

Narendra Modi a 'jumla babu' : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a "jumla babu" as he is known for making "false promises" and discriminating with the hill states, including Himachal Pradesh, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said here on Thursday."The 'jumla babu' is here again...

02-Nov-2017 Kangra

Congress, a laughing club out on bail for corruption : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tore into the Congress government in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, saying the party leadership had made itself a "laughing club" that vows zero tolerance towards graft but was out on bail on corruption charges."We all...

02-Nov-2017 Kangra (Himachal Pradesh)

Congress is 'laughing club', loosing everywhere : Narendra Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tore into the Congress government in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, saying the party leadership had made itself a "laughing club" that was out on bail on corruption charges."We all need to look at the Congress. We should...

01-Nov-2017 Dharamsala

Dharamsala film fest continues to back indie cinema

The quaint and hilly environs of Dharamsala, a popular spiritual destination in Himachal Pradesh, will come alive with the voice and visuals of independent filmmakers from India and abroad at the sixth edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival...

01-Nov-2017 Shimla

Congress Himachal poll manifesto woos farmers, youths, employees

 The ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday released its manifesto for the November 9 assembly election, promising interest-free loans to farmers, laptops for students and special grade pay scale for all employees.Releasing the manifesto, Congress...

30-Oct-2017 Chamba

Clear your stand on separatists, Rohingyas: Amit Shah to Congress

BJP national President Amit Shah on Monday asked Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi to clarify party's stand on separatists in Kashmir and illegal migration of Rohingyas, who are posing a threat to national security."The Congress leaders...

29-Oct-2017 Shimla

War of caps: State which flaunts political loyalty on its head

The electorate in Himachal Pradesh wear their loyalties not on their sleeves but on their heads. In other states, voters may prefer to maintain silence about their affiliation to a political party during the polls. But in this hill state, they pronounce...

29-Oct-2017 Mandi

Youth has power to change future of nation : Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat today presided over the inter school cultural competition organized by Sri Ramanand Nirmla Devi Sood Charitable Trust at Karsog in Mandi district.Speaking on the occasion, he said youth were the future of the country and therefore it...

23-Oct-2017 Kangra

Acharya Devvrat pays tribute to Police martyr ASI Amin Chand

Governor Acharya Devvrat today paid rich tribute to Police martyr ASI Amin Chand, during Police Commemoration Day function organised by Chandigarh Police at his native place at Lunj in Kangra district.The day is observed every year to pay homage to those police...

20-Oct-2017 Shimla

Himachal CM doesn't own avehicle, has more jewellery than wife

Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday revealed he and his family has no vehicle but movable assets worth over Rs 9.5 crore.Interestingly, the octogenarian Congress leader owns jewellery more than his wife Pratibha...

17-Oct-2017 Shimla

Election department organises media workshop

State Level Media Workshop was organised by election department to sensitize media persons about EVM and functioning of VVPAT Machines here at Shimla today. Joint chief electoral officer Dr. Sonia Thakur said VVPAT is an independent verification system for...

15-Oct-2017 Shimla

Congress minister joins BJP in Himachal

In a setback to the Congress in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram's son Anil Sharma, who was a sitting cabinet minister in Virbhadra Singh-led present government, has joined the BJP.Sharma's induction to the party would be announced...

12-Oct-2017 Shimla

SJVNL presents Rs. 52.75 crore dividend to state government

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) today presented a cheque amounting to Rs.  Rs 52, 75,07,400 to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh  as a dividend.Shri Virbhadra Singh said that power sector was one of the important sectors for revenue generation...

12-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh lays foundation stone of Press Club Shimla

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh laid online foundation stone of Press Club of Shimla from state Secretariat today. The Press club is to be constructed near the old subzi mandi at a cost of Rs 1.07 crore.The Chief Minister also launched the website of the Shimla...

12-Oct-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh lays foundation stone of Tandi sangam Ghat online

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today laid online foundation stone of the 'Tandi Sangam Ghat' to be constructed on the confluence of river Chandra and Bhaga at Tandi in Lahaul valley.The Ghat would be constructed with an outlay of Rs 22 crore. The Chief Minister...

11-Oct-2017 Shimla

Media plays important role in pre & post disaster situations: DIPR

‘Media plays an important role in pre-disaster and post-disaster situations with dual responsibility of sensitizing general public and reporting the facts in event of disaster’’, said Director Information & Public Relations Shri Dinesh Malhotra, while presiding...

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