Voting underway for Haryana municipal polls

CHANDIGARH: Voting was underway on Sunday for five municipal corporations and committees in Haryana.Only a few voters were seen at polling stations due to the cold weather.

Shimla gets season's first snowfall

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh's picturesque resorts of Shimla and Manali woke up on Wednesday to a white blanket of snow which was the season's first snowfall in the state capital, the weather bureau said.

Haryana Cooperative sugar mills produced 3.13 lakh quintals of sugar

CHANDIGARH: The cooperative sugar mills in Haryana have so far produced over 3.13 lakh quintals of sugar by crushing 41.63 lakh quintals of sugarcane during the current crushing season.

Himachal to hold walk-in-interviews for filling posts of medical officers

SHIMLA: The campus walk-in-interview will be held to fill up the posts of Medical Officers on contract basis in different medical
colleges of the state. The interviews are being conducted for those MBBS interns, whose internship is going to be completed on 31 December, 2018 in Dr. RPGMC Tanda, IGMC, Shimla and MM Medical College and hospital Kumarhatti (Solan).

Himachal CM conducts aerial survey of proposed airport with AAI team

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur conducted aerial survey of the site for construction of proposed International airport at Balh in Mandi district today along with the team of Airport Authority of India and seniors officers of the state government.

HP CM urges people to contribute for Armed Flag Day

SHIMLA: Brig. S.K. Verma, Director Sainik Welfare pinned the Flag to the Chief Minister on the occasion of Armed Flag Day here today and Chief Minister contributed towards  this noble cause.

HP CM Inaugurates Lift from Cart Road to The Mall Shimla

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated Lift from the Cart Road to The Mall Shimla to facilitate the general public and tourists. This lift has been constructed by spending an amount of Rs. 6.20 crore.

Himachal's Kalpa gets snowfall

SHIMLA: Tourist destinations like Kalpa located on the high hills of Himachal Pradesh received snowfall on Friday, turning it even more picturesque.

Srinagar records season's coldest night

SRINAGAR:  Srinagar witnessed the season's coldest night at minus 4 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir continued to drop on Friday, the weather office said.

Cait has urged fm to extend last date of filing annual gst return

SHIMLA: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in a communication she to Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today has urged the extension of last date for filing Annual GST Return from 31st December,2018 to 31st March,2019.

Soldier killed in Pakistani firing

SRINAGAR:  An Indian soldier was killed on Thursday as the Pakistan Army resorted to "unprovoked" firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Himachal has 21 landslide-prone sites

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh has as many as 21 landslide-prone sites, most of them located along national highways, and every year the state sees one or two major landslides.

HP proposes setting up of State Institute of Para-Medical Science

SHIMLA: Health Minister Vipin Singh Parmar today said that the state government was mulling to open a State Institute of Para Medical Science in the state, for which a proposal would be soon sent for approval of the government of India. The institute would go a long way in proper management of the activities of the para-medical staff besides ensuring to fulfill the demands of the staff of the health institutes.

State to constitute Core Group for landslide mitigation

SHIMLA: A meeting was held under the chairpersonship of Additional Chief Secretary (Revenue & Public Works) Manisha Nanda for creation of the core group for landslide mitigation and a detailed project report in this regard to be sent to the National Disaster Management Authority.

CM pays tributes to Baba Sahib Ambedkar on 63rd death anniversary

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur paid floral tributes to Bharat Ratna Baba Sahib Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 63rddeath anniversary, celebrated as Mahaparinirvan Diwas, at a State level function organised here on Thursday at Ambedkar Chowk, Choura Maidan.

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC

SRINAGAR:  Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, defence sources said.

HP CM launches mobile demonstration van of state cooperative bank

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the mobile demonstration van of the HP State Cooperative Bank from his official residence 'Oak Over' on Wednesday.

Report submitted to inter-ministerial central team

SHIMLA: The state government has submitted report with additional information to the Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) to recommend financial assistance from the government of India for the losses and damages suffered by the state during monsoon this year.

Himachal CM asks departments to take steps for reducing citizen footfall in government offices

SHIMLA:  Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has directed all the departments of the state government for taking effective steps to reduce the footfall of citizens in the government offices by suggesting simplification of Acts, rules, regulations, schemes and procedure of online applications.

All stranded Himachali residents safe in Riyadh, two released

SHIMLA: All the residents of Himachal Pradesh stranded in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) are safe and efforts are on to get them released at the earliest.


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