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25-Jul-2017 Shimla

State Govt offers DSP post to Sushma Verma

The state government has offered post of Deputy Superintendent of Police to Sushma Verma, the member of Indian international women cricket team for her outstanding achievements in the game.Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said Sushma Verma has been offered...

24-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Governor meets Union Petroleum Minister

Governor Acharya Devvrat today met Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and urged him to take effective steps to ensure that maximum poor women of Himachal Pradesh could take benefit of getting free LPG connections...

24-Jul-2017 Shimla /Chamba

CM inaugurates four branches of State Cooperative Bank

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today inaugurated four new branches of the State Cooperative Bank on-line located at Junga, Narain and Rampur bus stand in Shimla district and Killar at Pangi in Chamba district.The Reserve Bank of India had granted 25 new banking...

23-Jul-2017 Kinnaur

New Patwar circle to be opened at Pangi : Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who was addressing a public meeting in the campus of Mata Kothi Devi temple at Kothi in Reckong-Peo, the district headquarters of Kinnaur, today approved a new Patwar circle to be opened at Pangi, around 12 kilometres from Reckong-Peo.He...

23-Jul-2017 Lippa (Kinnaur)

Virbhadra Singh inaugurates 220 KV HPPTCL Sub-Station at Bhoktu

The people of Jhangi and Lippa should amicably manage the dispute on sharing the water of Jhangi-I, Kuhl (channel).  The villagers of Lippa are adamant of not allowing the water channel, meant for irrigational purpose  to go through their land...

20-Jul-2017 Shimla

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh meets Governor Acharya Devvrat

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh today met Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan and apprised him of the steps being taken by the State Government in Gudia case.The Governor asked the Chief Minister to ensure transparent and time bound action in this...

19-Jul-2017 Padhar (Mandi)

Culprits of Guddia will be severely punished: Virbhadra Singh

While addressing a public meeting at Padhar in district Mandi today, Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh said that the criminals involved in rape and murder of Guddia would be severely  punished and justice would be provided to her. "The state government...

19-Jul-2017 Shimla

Himachal toppers of Space Olympiad call on Governor Acharya Devvrat

Students who won top positions in State Level of Space Olympiad 2016 called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Rajbhawan, Shimla, today. This competition was organized by Educare India, providing a platform that opens the door of limitless knowledge about the space...

18-Jul-2017 Shimla

Himachal bags 'Wellness Destination of The Year' award at IITM

Himachal Pradesh has bagged 'Wellness Destination of The Year' award at the India International Travel Mart (IITM) held at Chennai, Tamilnadu from 15th to 17th July, 2017. Over 200 Government and national and international private institutions engaged in tourism...

15-Jul-2017 Shimla

CM sanctions Rs. 20 lakh for Sukma Martyr

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh sanctioned a sum of Rs. 20 lakh as ex-gratia grant to the next of the kin of martyr Suresh Kumar from CRPF 219 Battalion resident of village Sunhi, Tehsil Badoh, district Kangra, who sacrificed his life in the anti-naxalite operation...

14-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Governor Acharya Devvrat meets Nitin Gadkari

Governor Acharya Devvrat called on Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari late evening at New Delhi.In his meeting with the Union Minister, the Governor discussed various developmental issues pertaining to the State. He apprised the...

14-Jul-2017 Kullu

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurates Van Mahotsav in Kullu

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh inaugurated the 68th State Level Van Mahotsav at Pirdi in district kullu today by planting a sapling of Devdaar. Forest Minister Shri Thakur Singh Bharmouri also accompanied the Chief Minister.When I  became the Chief...

12-Jul-2017 Nalagarh (Solan)

Virbhadra Singh announces vegetable sub yard at Ramshehar

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today announced upgradation of Mesi-Plassi and Bakaunta Government Primary schools to Middle schools,  an Ayurveda dispensary at Bhaatian and vegetable sub-yard at Ramshehar. He was  addressing a massive public meeting...

11-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Governor visits DDRC Chandigarh

Governor Acharya Devvrat today visited Drug De-Addiction & Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) at Chandigarh.He interacted with the senior functionaries of the health department and discussed about the strategy and technology being adopted for treatment of the inmates....

11-Jul-2017 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh directs Police to nab Guddia murderers without delay

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that strict directions have been issued to the Director General of Police (DGP) for nabbing the culprits of Guddia murder in Kotkhai region as soon as possible. DGP Shri Somesh Goyal who called on Chief Minister at Holly-lodge...

06-Jul-2017 Shimla

Rs. 20 crore to be spent on maintenance of roads under MNREGA

Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Anil Sharma today said that a provision of Rs. 20 crore has been made for maintenance of roads constructed under MNREGA in different development blocks for financial year 2017-18. He said that priority has been...

06-Jul-2017 Chamba

MBBS classes at Chamba will start from this session : Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who was addressing a mammoth Public meeting at Killar in Pangi sub-division of district Chamba today announced to construct hostel for both boys and girls of Government Senior Secondary Schools (GSSS) at Dharwas and Purthi and...

01-Jul-2017

Maximum UD services made online to facilitate people: Sudhir Sharma

Urban Development, Housing, Town, and Country Planning Minister  Sudhir Sharma today said that with a view to facilitate the people, the department is continuously strengthening its working and most of the services have been made online.He said the department...

28-Jun-2017 Shimla

Nine registers of 163 panchayats go online

Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister  Anil Sharma today announced to make nine different registers of 163 gram panchayats of the State as paperless. These include the birth, death, stock, marriage, ledger, accounts and grant in aid, certificate...

28-Jun-2017 Shimla

Rains bring down mercury in Himachal

Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell sharply on Wednesday due to widespread rain, with Hamirpur town recording the highest rainfall of 64 mm in the state, the weather office said."Most areas in the state witnessed rainfall on Friday with the minimum and maximum...

27-Jun-2017 Shimla

Red Cross : State Bank of India donates Ambulance to State Red Cross

State Bank of India (SBI) has today donated an Ambulance to State Red Cross in a simple function at Raj Bhawan, Shimla. The Governor received the Key of the Ambulance donated to the State Red Cross by Shri Anil Kishore on behalf of SBI at Rajbhawan.On the...

26-Jun-2017 Sirmaur

Seven killed in Himachal road accident

Seven pilgrims, including six of a family, were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge here in Himachal Pradesh early on Monday, the police said.The vehicle carrying 12 persons fell more than 200 metres below after skidding...

25-Jun-2017 Hamirpur

Virat Kohli should be boss of India team: Anurag Thakur

Asserting that the captain's role is more important than that of the coach, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) President Anurag Thakur has called for skipper Virat Kohli being allowed full control over the Indian team.The Indian team, especially...

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...

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