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23-Jun-2017 Shimla

Shimla to have smart public transport : Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said promoting smart public transport, developing footpaths for pedestrians, eco-tourism and better management of natural springs will be the top priorities for restoring the glory of the state capital...

15-Jun-2017 Bir (Himachal Pradesh)

A small Himachal village that's taking art to nature

Art is not a commodity but an experience, say connoisseurs, and this experience can take an entirely new form when it interacts with its surroundings -- walls, lights, music, furniture and other artwork around it -- or even moves beyond it.What if the whole...

15-Jun-2017 Kangra

10 pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal accident

Ten pilgrims from Punjab were killed when a private bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Thursday, police said.All of them were from Amritsar."Fifty five people, including 23 women...

15-Jun-2017 Kangra

10 pilgrims from Amritsar killed in Himachal

Shimla, June 15 (IANS) At least 10 pilgrims from Punjab's Amritsar city were killed when a private bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Thursday, police said.Superintendent of Police...

12-Jun-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates Modern Sugam Centre Dharamshala

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated Modern Sugam Centre of Deputy Commissioner Office Kangra at Dharamshala through video conferencing, here today.He said that this centre will facilitate all revenue services, making of driving licenses, registration...

09-Jun-2017 Una (Himachal Pradesh)

Foundation laid for strategic oil terminal in Himachal

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday laid the foundation stone of an Indian Oil terminal here that will ensure continuous fuel supply to armed forces installations in forward areas round the year.Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was also present...

08-Jun-2017 Shimla

CM urges Rajasthan to expedite Pong Dam oustees rehabilitation issue

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh has urged the Rajasthan Government to expedite the long pending issues of Pong Dam oustees rehabilitation in time bound manner so that families of oustees could be rehabilitated.The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting...

08-Jun-2017 Solan

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Launched in Himachal

Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri  Dharmendra Pradhan in presence of Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh, Union Health Minister Shri  J.P. Nadda  and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Col. (Dr.) Dhani Ram Shandil,...

08-Jun-2017 Solan

Dharmendra Pradhan launches Ujjwala scheme in Himachal

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Solan in Himachal Pradesh to provide free LPG connections to BPL households.Pradhan said forest cutting, including green felling, has been going on...

07-Jun-2017 Shimla

Eight killed as factory wall collapses in Himachal's Baddi

Eight persons, four of them children, were killed and over a dozen others were injured early on Wednesday when a 60-foot high boundary wall of a sick industrial unit collapsed on adjoining makeshift hutments in Himachal Pradesh's Baddi town, officials said.The...

07-Jun-2017 Shimla

Eight killed in Himachal wall collapse

Eight people, including four children, were killed on Wednesday after a boundary wall of a factory collapsed amid a storm on their makeshift homes in Himachal Pradesh's Baddi town, officials said.The 12 others who were injured have been referred to the Postgraduate...

04-Jun-2017 Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)

Indian forces won't count bullets if Pakistan fires : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday warned Pakistan over its repeated attempts to disturb peace in Kashmir, saying the Indian forces won't count bullets if Pakistan fires even once."Pakistan is trying to disturb peace and tranquility in Jammu and Kashmir...

04-Jun-2017 Keylong

Brown bear sightings in Himachal have conservationists smiling

The frequency of sightings of the Himalayan brown bears in Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh is increasing, warming the hearts of conservationists and naturalists since it indicates the species is thriving at elevations ranging from 15,000 to 20,000 feet...

29-May-2017 Nurpur (Kangra) (Himachal Pradesh)

Choudhary Lal Singh pays homage to Maharana Pratap Singh

Rajput Sabha, Nurpur today celebrated 477th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap Singh.On the occasion, Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh was the Chief Guest.A colourful shobha yatra was taken out from the markets of Nurpur town...

26-May-2017 Shimla

Government working for welfare of farmers : Prakash Javadekar

The central government is working towards the welfare of the farmers and aiming to double their income in five years, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Friday.The Modi government has also worked out appropriate policies for all sections of society...

18-May-2017 Hamirpur

Virbhadra Singh dedicates worth Rs.25 crore projects in Hamirpur

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated development projects amounting to Rs. 24.75 crore in Badsar constituency of district Hamirpur.He laid foundation stone of  20-bedded Ayurvedic Hospital building at Hamirpur to be constructed at a cost of...

18-May-2017 Sanjauli (Shimla)

Acharya Devvrat stresses need for constructing more water check dams

Governor Acharya Devvrat said that check dams were most effective base for water conservation and the state government should give more emphasis on constructing such dams besides revival of water sources, which had dried up.He was speaking during a function organized...

13-May-2017 Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)

Jagat Parkash Nadda launches pneumonia, meningitis vaccine

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Saturday launched a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine under the Universal Immunisation Programme that protects a child against severe forms of pneumococcal disease.Introducing the vaccine at a function in this Himachal Pradesh...

12-May-2017 New Delhi/Shimla

Himachal minister Karan Singh dies at AIIMS, cremated

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Minister Karan Singh died early on Friday while undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, his family said. He was 60.He is survived by his wife and a son.The mortal remains of the three-time legislator...

12-May-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Pushes For Consensus Solution To SYL At NZC Meet

Pushing for consensual resolution of the SYL dispute, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called for coordination by the concerned states with the Government of India to find a feasible solution for optimal utilization of river waters based...

10-May-2017 Dharamshala

Tibet, China will move beyond mistrust : Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Wednesday said he hoped that relations with China would move beyond mistrust as he reiterated his commitment to resolving the issue of Tibet through dialogue."My sincere hope is that the future of Tibet and China will...

10-May-2017 Palampur

Acharya Devvrat visits Embryo Transfer Technology lab at Palampur

Governor Acharya Devvrat today visited Embryo Transfer Technology laboratory of Animal Husbandry department at Palampur, in district Kangra. He asked the department to install exclusive sheds for breeding of desi cows at that place so that sturdy Red Sindhi,...

09-May-2017 New Delhi

Dharamsala to boast of world's first 'skyway' : Sudhir Sharma

Dharamsala is going to be the first city in the world to have suspended "skyway" transport system, which will become operational within three years, Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma said on Tuesday.Sharma said the feasibility of a high-speed...

05-May-2017 Ambala Cantt

Learning should not stop at Degrees : Acharya Devvrat

Governor of Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat on the occasion of convocation of S.D. College Ambala Cantt. in Haryana, today said that convocations should not mean end of learning, rather it was a life-long process to be pursued for betterment of individual, as...

05-May-2017 New Delhi

Sujan Singh Pathania gives away Inspire Aspire India Award

MPP &Power Minister, Sujan Singh Pathania honoured 44 eminent personalities from Himachal Pradesh and other states for distinguished services in various fields with Inspire Aspire India Award in the 1st Prerna Foundation Award Ceremony on the theme of...

04-May-2017 Shimla

Transform youth energy for medal in sport

Presiding over quarterly meeting of H.P. University Court here at Shimla today, Governor Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat said the youth represent the source of tremendous inherent energy which should be used for development and for the cause of nation building....

02-May-2017 Shimla

Six of marriage party killed in Himachal

Six members of a marriage party were killed when their car skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district early on Tuesday, police said.The accident occurred near Nerwa tehsil in Shimla district, some 190 km from here, where...

01-May-2017 Shimla

Craignano hills to have Tulip gardens : Virbhadra Singh

The Craignano hills, a little beyond Mashobra on outskirts of Shimla town would soon flourish with tulip gardens and developed as a major camping site. Craignano, a placed named after a town in Italy, is likely to come up as a major tourist attraction. Chief...

29-Apr-2017 Shimla

S.P.Sharma retires from I&PR Department

Private Secretary to the Director, Information and Public Relations Shri Satya Prakash Sharma today retired from the government service after serving the department for over 33 years.A farewell party was organized in his honour in the Directorate of Information...

28-Apr-2017 Hamirpur

Acharya Devvrat inaugurates Parvati Hospital

Governor Acharya Devvrat urged people to adopt the traditional Indian lifestyle besides expansion of qualitative medical services. He stressed to consider the increasing number of patients even after having more medical institutions in the State.The Governor...

28-Apr-2017 Haroli (Una)

Chief Minister led Shobha Yatra to open Haroli festival

More than five thousand women folk of the area gathered at Badhera ground in Haroli constituency to perform Gidda. Chief Minister who attended the Mega community folk dance show conveyed that Himachal was a treasure house of distinct culture and customs as...

27-Apr-2017 Shimla

Shanta Kumar calls on Governor

Member of  Parliament Shanta Kumar called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan, Shimla, today.It was a courtesy call. He also presented a book to the Governor. ...

27-Apr-2017 Shimla

My dream is to see slipper-wearing passengers fly : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500-an-hour flight from Shimla as part of an UDAN scheme that makes air travel accessible to lower middle class families. It also plans to enhance connectivity with more airports in the country.The...

27-Apr-2017 Shimla

Narendra Modi launches Rs 2,500 an hour air travel scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500 an hour flight from here as part of the government's UDAN scheme that makes air travel cheaper and accessible to lower middle class families of India and plans to enhance connectivity...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Acharya Devvrat calls on Prime Minister

Governor Acharya Devvrat called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Friday late evening at New Delhi.In his courtesy call, the Governor also discussed various developmental issues pertaining to the State....

20-Apr-2017 New Delhi

ED questions Virbhadra for eight hours in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday questioned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in connection with a money laundering case, an official said.The senior Congress leader arrived at the agency's office here in the afternoon and was questioned...

20-Apr-2017 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat discard red beacon from his official vehicle

Following the decision of the union government to rid the VIP culture of red lights, Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Acharya Devvrat today directed to remove red beacon from his official vehicles along-with other vehicles attached with him. Before leaving to New...

19-Apr-2017 Shimla

44 killed in Himachal bus accident

At least 44 passengers were killed when a private bus fell into a river in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Wednesday, police said. Two people, including the bus conductor, managed to escape by jumping off the bus even as it skidded off the road.The...

17-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Administrative Block of Nagrota Engineering College inaugurated

Union Minister of Human Resource Development  Prakash Javadekar today digitally inaugurated the Administrative Block of Nagrota Engineering College in Kangra district during a function organized at New Delhi while launching the Fund and Reform Tracker...

17-Apr-2017 Dalhousie

Virbhadra Singh dedicates 50 bed hospital at Dalhousie

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated centrally heated newly constructed 50-bedded hospital, Dalhousie completed with an outlay of Rs 3.10 crore.He directed PWD for construction of mortuary, a parking and a canteen for the hospital at Dalhousie.The...

17-Apr-2017 Shimla

A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

It's a real life scene right out of reel life.Hindi films "Karma" and "Do Aankhen Barah Haath" showed convicts being taken out of prison to be reformed. Now, in Shimla's first Book Cafe inmates of a sub-jail near here are trained by a renowned hotel to serve...

16-Apr-2017 Bilaspur

Water conservation need of the hour : Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat has appealed to the every section of the society to come forward for water conservation keeping in view the serious threat posed by the climate change.The Governor, who was presiding over the water conservation awareness campaign and...

15-Apr-2017 Chamba

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates Luddu-Uteep- Baat water supply scheme

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated projects worth Rs. 39. 53 crore to the people of Chamba.He dedicated the innovative Rs.13.30 crore  Uteep-Luddu-Baat drinking water supply scheme covering 16 villages of five panchayats benefitting population...

15-Apr-2017 Hamirpur

Acharya Devavrat stresses for maintaining culture and traditions

Governor Acharya Devavrat today said that Himachal Pradesh was known as land of God and Goddess and it should be ensured that we maintain our rich culture and tradition at every cost. He said our saints and ascetics devoted their lives in this hilly state for...

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