NIPFA lauds the efforts of government for successful organisation of investor's meet

SHIMLA:Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of National Investment Promotion and Felicitation Agency (NIPFA) Deepak Bagla has lauded the efforts of the State Government for successful organisation of maiden Global Investor's Meet at Dharamshala.

Manali gets season's first snowfall

SHIMLA:Picturesque tourist spot Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday experienced season's first snow. Nearby spots of Shimla too were wrapped in a blanket of snow cover, bringing cheer to tourists.

Himachal Govt committed for earlier rehabilitation of Pong Dam oustees: CM

SHIMLA: The State Government was committed to ensure that the Pong Dam Oustees were rehabilitated properly so that this long term issue was settled once forever. This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing a delegation of Pong Dam oustees led by the former Revenue Minister Dr Rajan Sushant at Dharamshala today.

Haryana power engineers to intensify agitation against terminations

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Power Engineers Association in its general body meatng held at Panipat has decided to intensify its agitation against terminatiom of services of six SDOs and demotion of seven SDOs to junior engineer by holding protest meetings at Hissar and Panchkula.

HP sets target of providing roof to all by 2022

UNA (HP): Himachal Pradesh has set for itself the target of providing roof over the head of roofless families by 2022 under the Prime Minister Awas Yojna (PMAY) initiated by the central government. While talking to the minister for rural development, Mr Virender Kanwar said that under the scheme in district Una a total of 1321 families were approved for provision of houses, of these,  395 houseless families have been provided roof over their heads till now. And the construction work for remaining 901 houses was on full swing, he added.   

Prem Kumar Dhumal is back in action, still relevent in Himachal politics

HAMIRPUR (HP): After his defeat in the last assembly elections, Prof Prem Kumar Dhumal may be out of chief minister post and speculations were high about his political career. With assembly elections were over, the media has begun to speculate his future plans and his political options. He would give up his chief minister ambitions like many or he is pursuing the course that would help him achieve his ultimate goal. Political intelligentsia believes that he would continue to look for roles which may stepping-stones to the BJP next time also.  

ED questions ex-Haryana CM Hooda in land scam case

CHANDIGARH:Former Haryana Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with Gurugram land scam case.

Rs. 11,000 to be provided per month to persons arrested under MISA

SHIMLA:The state Cabinet in its meeting held on Monday approved to implement Himachal Pradesh Lok Tantra Prahari Samman Rashi Yojna-2019.

Himachal to recruit 1,000 constables

SHIMLA:Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said 1,000 posts of constable in the state police would be filled soon.
Presiding over the state police's Raising Day parade here, he said the police played a vital role in maintaining peace.

CM announces Sub-Tehsil at Bagachanogi in Seraj constituency

SHIMLA:Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced Sub-Tehsil for Bagachanogi in Seraj Vidhan Sabha area of Mandi district on Sunday. He laid foundation stones and inaugurated developmental projects worth about Rs. 13 crores during his one-day visit to this constituency.

Haryana Cong to huddle ahead of Dec 14 rally

NEW DELHI:The Congress on Monday will hold a key meeting of its Haryana unit to prepare for the proposed rally on December 14 at the Ramlila Maidan here that will highlight the issue of economic slowdown, unemployment, farmers distress and soaring prices, besides putting up a show of strength by the Opposition.

AIPEF seeks CM Haryana’s intervention against dismissals

CHANDIGARH:  All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has requested the Chief Minister Haryana   to direct the power department authorities to revoke termination and reversal of assistant engineers.

Specialized Health services will be available in Himachal Pradesh : CM

SHIMLA: The State Government was committed to provide specialized health services to the people of the State within Himachal Pradesh for which existing health institutions and medical colleges were being modernized with latest medical equipment.

Himachal pradesh emerges major trout fish producer

UNA (Himachal Pradesh): Himachal Pradesh has emerged as major trout  fish producing states in the country. Initiatives taken by the state government started paying dividends and trout fish production is expected to touch 685 metric tonnes in the state  during the current financial year. In 2018-19, a total of 568.443 Metric Tonnes trout fish production  valuing  Rs  2558.00 Lakh was recorded  in the state

Random inspection portal to provide transparency and efficiency in the system: CS

SHIMLA:Taking another step towards bringing more transparency in the system with the help of Information Technology, Random Inspection Portal will be developed in Himachal Pradesh for random inspection of units of various departments by random officers. The inspection officers will have to upload the report of inspection within 48 hours.

HDFC ergo constructs multi purpose assembly hall at the govt primary school in sarsai

SHIMLA:HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company Ltd., India’s leading private sector non-life insurance provider, constructed a multi-purpose Assembly Hall at the Govt. primary school in Sarsai village located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The initiative is a part of the Company’s flagship CSR program ‘GaonMera’ which focuses on improving the standard of education, sanitation, healthcare & livelihood across rural areas in India.

fish producing states in the country

Una (Himachal Pradesh):Himachal Pradesh has emerged as major trout  fish producing states in the country. Initiatives taken by the state government started paying dividends and trout fish production is expected to touch 685 metric tonnes in the state  during the current financial year. In 2018-19, a total of 568.443 Metric Tonnes trout fish production  valuing  Rs  2558.00 Lakh was recorded  in the state

Hills overlooking Manali wrapped in snow

SHIMLA:The popular tourist destination Manali in Himachal Pradesh on Friday saw the season's lowest temperature of minus 0.6 degree Celsius.
However, it remained bereft of snow but hills in its vicinity received plentiful snowfall, turning them even more picturesque.

'Tibetans will never accept a Dalai Lama chosen by China'

DHARAMASHALLA:Senior Tibetan religious leaders have adopted a resolution urging the Dalai Lama to reincarnate according to Tibetan traditions and declared that Tibetans will never accept a spiritual leader appointed by China.

Dairy activities play a major role in strengthening rural economy of the state: CM

SHIMLA:After wheat flour, now it is fortified milk for Himachal people.....   Milkfed's Fortified Milk Him Gauri now available to consumers.....Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched fortified milk of MILKFED with Vitamin A and D ‘Him Gauri’ in the State in collaboration with TINI-Tata Trusts and National Dairy Development Board, here today.


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