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18-Apr-2019 Shimla

At 91, eight-time matronly Congress legislator battles on tirelessly

At 91, eight-time matronly Congress legislator Vidya Stokes continues to battle tirelessly to ensure victory of the party in all the four parliamentary seats of Himachal Pradesh.She is daily rubbing shoulders with party leaders, a majority of them almost...

16-Apr-2019 Shimla

Congress has neither vision, nor policy : Jai Ram Thakur

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said the Congress has neither a vision nor a national development policy, whereas the BJP has a strong leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who guided the country to be one among the top five nations."It...

16-Apr-2019 Shimla

Himachal youth getting tips through 'Walls of Democracy'

High school and college students of Himachal Pradesh are daily getting tips on ways to strengthen democracy through 'Walls of Democracy' set up in 7,681 places, poll officials said.The aim is to increase awareness among the future and first-time voters in...

15-Apr-2019 Shimla

Himachal Day celebrated with gaiety and fervor across the state

The 72nd Himachal Day was celebrated with gaiety and fervour in the State on Monday. Governor Acharya Devvrat unfurled the National Flag and took the salute of the march past at the State-level Himachal Day function held on the historic Ridge, Shimla.The...

14-Apr-2019 Shimla

BJP in Himachal gunning its own leader

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh is gunning its own party leader, who resigned from the Jai Ram Thakur-led cabinet two days ago.The BJP is asking its former Power Minister Anil Sharma to quit from the party over his love for his son.Congress...

12-Apr-2019 Paonta Sahib

3rdConvocation of IIM Sirmaur held

The 3rd Annual Convocation of the Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur was organisedtoday on 12th April, 2019. The ceremony was held at the Institute’s campus at Paonta Sahib.  Sunil Kant Munjal, one of the founder promoters of Hero Group and Chairman,...

12-Apr-2019 Shimla

Himachal Minister quits over love for son

Himachal Pradesh Minister Anil Sharma, who has refused to campaign against his son-cum-Congress candidate Ashray Sharma, on Friday quit the cabinet, upset over remarks by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.But Anil Sharma has not resigned either from the Bharatiya...

10-Apr-2019 Shimla

For once, political battle in Himachal sans titans

The battle in the Himachal Pradesh political arena is without the titans this time.For almost two decades, the electoral battle was seen as a war for supremacy between Congress leader and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and BJP's two-time Chief Minister...

06-Apr-2019 Shimla

It's Anurag Thakur vs RL Thakur in HP's Hamirpur

The Congress on Saturday named former athlete and five-time legislator Ram Lal Thakur to take on BJP's three-time MP and former BCCI chief Anurag Thakur in Hamirpur of Himachal Pradesh.The Congress has already announced candidates for the three other Lok...

05-Apr-2019 Shimla

First-time BJP Himachal MP tops in fund allocation from state

BJP's first-time MP Ram Swaroop Sharma, who defeated six-time Congress Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's wife Pratibha Singh from Mandi in 2014, has topped among the state's four lawmakers with fund utilisation over the allocated amount as high as 103.25 per...

29-Mar-2019 Hamirpur

Youth is the future of our nation : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister and BJP leader Jai Ram Thakur said the former congress government had cheated the youth on the issue of Unemployment allowance, thus could not fulfill the promises made to the youth. He said this in a gathering organized by the youth wing of...

28-Mar-2019 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat releases book of Shiv Singh Chauhan

Governor Acharya Devvrat released the book 'Katran Se Parivartit Hoti Naari', written by senior writer Shiv Singh Chauhan at Raj Bhawan, today. This book is based on the role of women in different forms in the society besides women empowerment, in which the author...

25-Mar-2019 Shimla

CEO directs nodal officers to ensure safety of EVMs and VVPATs

To review the measures taken for poll preparedness, a video conference was held  here today chaired by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Devesh Kumar in which necessary instructions were issued  to all the District Election Officers, (DEOs) Superintendent...

24-Mar-2019 Palampur

State Level World TB Day participatory workshop organised

Red Arrow human chain, face painting messaging, contests & open dialogue- panel discussion on bending the curve through Multi-sectoral convergent efforts mark World TB Day colourful event at Palampur, India.At the State Level World TB Day participatory...

23-Mar-2019 Shimla

Governor honours HAS topper Aprajita Chandel

Governor Acharya Devvrat honoured Aprajita Chandel, who topped the Himachal Administrative Service (HAS) examinations at Raj Bhawan today, under a special campaign of the 'Amar Ujala' group of newspaper in the name of ‘Aprajita’ for women empowerment.  Editor...

22-Mar-2019 Shimla

Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal launches forest fire safety campaign

Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal today launched forest fire safety campaign from the state Secretariat to be undertaken for nine days across the state. Under the campaign, the four teams of the forest publicity division would aware the general public on different...

19-Mar-2019 Shimla

ELC & Chunav Pathshala to sensitize people

As many as 7681 Electoral  Literacy Clubs (ELC) have been formed in the State to engage the school students through interesting activities and hands-on experience to sensitize them on their electoral rights and familiarize them with the electoral process...

10-Mar-2019 Shimla

CEO holds Video Conference with DEOs

Devesh Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer said that with the announcement of Lok Sabha Elections by ECI, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) has been enforced from the date of announcement of polls. He said that all the matters related to Model Code of Conduct would...

10-Mar-2019 Tirupati

Jai Ram Thakur presides over Chatr Samwad programme in Tirupati

Youth of our country are the future of our nation and represent the most dynamic section of population as their actions contribute to the development of a nation like India. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the students...

08-Mar-2019 Shimla

Women have big role in development of Country : Acharya Devvrat

Governor Acharya Devvrat said that women have a big role in the development of the country besides saving the culture of India. He said that the country will move forward only when women would be respected and empowered.He was addressing on the occasion of State...

08-Mar-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases summary of Menstrual Hygiene Awareness

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today released a summary report of ‘Menstrual Hygiene Awareness and Its Eco Friendly Management in District Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh’ brought out by Dr. Richa Verma, Deputy Commissioner, Hamirpur here today.While appreciating...

08-Mar-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur releases a book 'Satwan Deeya'

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur released book  ‘Satwan Deeya’ written by Sarala Kumari of Shimla district.He appreciated the efforts of the writer for writing various aspects of life....

07-Mar-2019 Dharamshala

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi for playing politics over Pulwama attack

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for playing politics over the Pulwama terror attack which killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers on February 14."The Congress supported the government after the Pulwama...

06-Mar-2019 Shimla

H.P. Cabinet Decisions

The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today decided to grant amount equal to  minimum of pay band plus grade pay and  fixed DA of 144 percent to those PTAs/Para Teachers who have completed three years of service on contract basis as on 1st...

05-Mar-2019 Mandi

Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates traditional International Shivratri Fair

The week-long famous traditional International Shivratri fair of Mandi district began today as Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur formally announced the opening of the Mela at historical Paddal ground at Mandi.While addressing the gathering at Paddal...

03-Mar-2019

Jan Manch organised successfully in State

As many as 160 complaints and demands received during Jan Manch organised at Khud in Haroli constituency of Una district which was presided over by Food, Civil Supplies &  Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor. All the demands and complaints...

02-Mar-2019 Shimla

CS stresses for efficient governance by regular monitoring of works

Chief Secretary B.K Agarwal has underscored the need for ensuring efficient governance by regular monitoring of work at all levels of the government hierarchy for a citizen centric focus.He was presiding over a meeting of Committee of Secretaries here today....

01-Mar-2019 Nahan

Employees are backbone of government : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister  Jai Ram Thakur being welcomed by representatives of Himachal Pradesh Non-Gazetted Officers Association at Nahan in Sirmour district The employees are the backbone of any government as they play an important role in effective implementation...

01-Mar-2019 Shimla

H.P. Cabinet Decisions

The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today decided to simplify the policy for providing  employment on compassionate ground to the dependents of government servants who die while in service to benefit the maximum employees of the State Government.According...

01-Mar-2019 Shimla

For Congress, contesting Lok Sabha polls appears to be uphill task

For the Congress party leadership in BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh, contesting the parliamentary polls appears to be an uphill task.A majority of Congress leaders apparently consider themselves over the hill, while all four imcumbent BJP Members of Parliament...

28-Feb-2019 Shimla

UDAN-II scheme launched for Nation from Jubbarhatti airport

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Thursday launched the UDAN-II scheme for the Nation by flagging off the helicopter flight through video conference from Shimla to Chandigarh from Jubbarhatti airport, near Shimla.While addressing the people...

28-Feb-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates new Block of Public Works Department

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated ‘D’ Block of Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department at Nirman Bhawan, here today. This block has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 13.50 crore.Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that this building...

28-Feb-2019 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur interacts with children of Special Olympics

The State Government would sympathetically consider the demand of giving recognition of Special Olympics Bharat Himachal Pradesh as Sports Association and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in the State Sports Policy.This was stated by the...

27-Feb-2019 Kangra

Governor honours meritorious students of DAV college Kangra

Governor Acharya Devvrat has called on the youth to concentrate more on education, health and values which would take them to new heights in their life. He was speaking while presiding over the annual function of Mehar Chand Mahajan DAV College, Kangra on Wednesday.He...

27-Feb-2019 Shimla

Chief Secretary takes stock of security situation

Chief Secretary B.K Agarwal today reviewed law and order situation arising out of the tense situation in the border areas adjoining the Pradesh and the necessity of ensuring the security in the Pradesh. He said that all the arrangements regarding security...

27-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Jai Ram Thakur pays tributes to martyrs at National War Memorial

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur visited National War Memorial near India Gate at New Delhi on Wednesday and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the country.He said that it was due to the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that such a magnificent monument...

27-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Jai Ram Thakur discusses railway expansion issues with Union Minister

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Union Railways Minister Piyush Goel at New Delhi on Wednesday.He discussed issues regarding expansion of rail network in Himachal Pradesh besides strengthening of the existing rail lines.The Union Minister assured the...

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