Tuesday, December 06, 2022


Himachal High Court issued notice to chief Secretary and others

SHIMLA: The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has today issued notice to the Chief Secretary to the Government of HP, State Drug Controller, Principal Secretary(Home), Principal Secretary(Health), Deputy Commissioner Solan, Director Health Services and Superintendent of Police Solan, in a matter pertaining to spurious drugs seized in Baddi, District Solan.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur Pays Courtesy Call on His Holiness the Dalai Lama

DHARAMSALA: The Central Tibetan Administration CTA in Dharamsala informed that Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur pays courtesy call on His Holiness the Dalai Lama at his residence on Sunday Morning.

High Court of Himachal Pradesh imposed heavy cost of Rs. 60,000

SHIMLA: The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has today imposed heavy cost of Rs. 60,000/-, for gross abuse of the process of the Court by the petitioner. The petitioner, Billu, filed the present petition with prayer to quash tender awarded by the Municipal Council, Manali, for collection and segregation of garbage alongwith transportation to the Solid Waste Management.

BJP gets big jolt in Haryana Panchayat polls, lost all seats in Panchkula and Sirsa

CHANDIGARH: BJP has faced humiliating defeat in Haryana Panchayat polls as people have rejected the BJP in most of the districts and BJP failed to win even a single seat in Panchkula and Sirsa districts.

Haryana govt bond has MBBS students in state up in arms for 26 days

NEW DELHI: The Haryana government's bond policy has evoked all-round criticism from the MBBS students and hundreds of undergraduates medical students are protesting against this since last 26 days.

Punjab, Haryana farmers stage protest; demand MSP on all crops

CHANDIGRH: Hundreds of farmers from both Punjab and Haryana under the banner of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Saturday marched towards the Raj Bhavan of the respective states in Chandigarh and submitted memoranda separately.

Mata Mansa Devi temple area to be declared a Holy Complex

CHANDIGARH : Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal said that the area of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Temple would be made a Holy Complex  Hence, all liquor shops will be closed in the designated area of Mansa Devi temple.  There will be a complete ban on the sale of liquor in an area of about 2.5 kilometers from the temple.

'3 to 4 Drishyams' are the tonic Bollywood needs, says Ajay Devgn

LOS ANGELES: 'Drishyam 2', headlined by Ajay Devgn has brought some much-needed cheer to the beleaguered Bollywood box office with a strong opening worldwide weekend gross of Rs 89 crore, reports 'Variety'.

HP High Court Direction on attendance in offices

SHIMLA: The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has directed the Chief Secretary to the Government of Himachal Pradesh, to issue necessary directions to all the departments, Boards & Corporations of the State Government that henceforth, attendance of all the officers/officials, employed therein, by way of biometrics, is made operational.

'Take concrete steps, instead of holding meeting': SC to Punjab, Haryana on flooding in villages

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Punjab and Haryana governments to take concrete steps instead of holding meetings in connection with the flooding in 25 villages due to overflowing of river Ghaggar.

Haryana bags Best State Agribusiness Award-2022

CHANDIGARH : Haryana bagged the India Agribusiness Award-2022 in the category of ‘Best State’ by the Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture, for its outstanding contribution in the areas of policies, programmes, production, inputs, technologies, marketing, value addition,infrastructure and exports in the agriculture sector. 

Haryana Government has virtually taken over HSGMC: SAD

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal reacted strongly to notification issued by Haryana Government on nominating 41 members and Patron of the HSGMC and said that Government has virtually taken over HSGMC.

Haryana dairy cooperative sees all-time high profit

CHANDIGARH : Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation Ltd Chairman Randhir Singh Golan on Friday said the federation has earned a profit of Rs 49.57 crore in the last two and a half years owing to improving the quality of products.

55.92 lakh eligible to cast votes in Nov 12 Himachal polls

SHIMLA : A total of 55,92,828 electors, which includes 67,559 service electors and 22 NRIs, are eligible to exercise their franchise on the November 12 Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Maneesh Garg said here on Wednesday.

PM flags off Vande Bharat Express from Una in Himachal Pradesh to New Delhi

UNA (Himachal pardesh): The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi flagged off the inaugural run of the new Vande Bharat Express from Amb Andaura, Una to New Delhi, today.

Haryana govt allows sale and use of only green firecrackers

GURUGRAM : Following the orders of the National Green Tribunal and the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB), a blanket ban has been imposed on firecrackers other than green crackers in the entire state.

Project generates power from treated water in Shimla

SHIMLA : To generate power from a stream, state-run Shimla Jal Prabandhan Nigam Ltd (SJPNL) has commissioned a pilot scheme near the Himachal Pradesh capital that is capable of generating up to 3 kilowatts of power.

Haryana CM defends formation of separate gurdwara management panel

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said the state government while respecting the Sikh sentiments had strongly defended the formation of a separate gurdwara management committee for the state in the Supreme Court.

Work related to Global City to be completed at earliest: Haryana CM

CHANDIGARH : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said the work related to the Global City being developed over approximately 1,080 acres in Gurugram would be completed at the earliest.

Khattar visits Medanta Hospital, inquires about wellbeing of Mulayam Singh, Chautala

GURUGRAM : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Wednesday visited the Medanta Hospital here and enquired about the wellbeing of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, who are undergoing treatment there.

Haryana CM orders special 'girdawari' to assess crop loss

CHANDIGARH : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday asked the farmers not to worry about compensation for their crops, mainly the paddy, damaged due to the adverse weather conditions as directions have been issued for a special girdawari (inspection).

Peace-loving India should not be mistaken as being afraid of war: Shri Rajnath Singh

BHADOLI (HP): Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh, felicitated the families of the brave soldiers of the Armed Forces, hailing from Himachal Pradesh, who laid down their lives in the service of the Nation.

Water released from Hathnikund barrage in Haryana

CHANDIGARH : Authorities in Haryana's Hathnikund barrage on Monday released excess water into the Yamuna river, which may pose a flood threat to New Delhi.

Pathankot- Mandi NH road bridge on Chakki River Closed for traffic

DHARAMSALA: As it is raining continuously for the past two days in the area, the Chakki river bridge near Pathankot connecting HP by road on NH 154 of Pathankot –Mandi section, has been closed for traffic once again today.

Mining threatens Swan river, Punjab's Sarus crane habitat

NANGAL (Punjab): The channelisation of the seasonal Swan river in areas bordering Punjab and Himachal Pradesh has helped in reclaiming thousands of acres of agricultural land, but is also threatening the local Sarus cranes with extinction. Sarus is the tallest flying bird in the world, that was once on the rise in the area.

Illegal mining in HP: ED conducts searches in Punjab, seizes cash, documents

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Friday that it has carried out searches at the premises of Lakhwinder Singh Stone Crushers, and people related with it in Una (Himachal Pradesh), Mohali (Punjab) and Panchkula (Haryana) in connection with illegal mining in Una district.

Commision (HPSC) members getting pay with annual increment

CHANDIGARH : The Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) has got two new members on Friday-- Jyoti Bainda, who for the past six years was Chairperson of Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (HSCPCR)  and other Rajinder Kumar, who retired as Principal this year from State's School Education Department. Both were administered oath of
office and secrecy by Governor Bandaru  Dattatrey  at Raj Bhawan on Friday. 

Modi's visit to Mandi is a matter of pride: Himachal BJP chief

SHIMLA : Himachal Pradesh BJP state unit's chief Suresh Kashyap on Wednesday said the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Mandi on September 24 is a matter of pride for the people.

Haryana aims to procure 41,850 metric tonnes moong

CHANDIGARH : With estimated production of 41,850 metric tonnes moong, its procurement will begin at over 100 places in Haryana from October 1, it was announced on Monday.

Haryana awarded special award for its performance to promote and enforce Energy Conservation in Building Sector

CHANDIGARH : Adding yet another feather to its cap, Haryana has been awarded ‘Special Award’ for State Designated Agency (SDA) - Category -II by the jury for NEERMAN Awards 2022, as more than 95 per cent of government
buildings have been provided with LED lights.

Thalassemia patients to get Rs 2,500 per month in Haryana

CHANDIGARH : In Haryana, people suffering from thalassemia will be given Rs 2,500 per month and the necessary medical tests for their health check-up will also be free-of-cost so that the cost burden of treatment is not borne by the family members.

Dharamsala to host conference of tourism ministers from Sep 18-20

SHIMLA: The Union Ministry of Tourism is organising a national conference of state Tourism Ministers from September 18 to 20 in Dharamsala under the chairmanship of G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Tourism and Culture, to discuss issues related to development of tourism in the country.

Comfortable water level in Punjab Himachal reservoirs

CHANDIGARH: The comfortable reservoir levels near the end of the filling season this year at Bhakra, Ranjit Sagar Dam, and Pong are good omens for next year's water and power requirements of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan.

Prominent leaders of opposition party were joining the BJP along with their supporters: Jai Ram Thakur

KANGRA: Addressing a largely attended public gathering on the occasion of celebrations of 75 years of formation of Himachal Pradesh here at Purana Mataur under Kangra assembly segment, the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the prominent leaders of opposition party were joining the BJP along with their supporters and this indicates that the people have also lost the faith in opposition party adding that the present government would come into power again.

Haryana power engineers protest against engineers suspension

CHANDIGARH : Haryana power engineers Association held protest gate meetings today at Hissar, Kaithal, Panchkula,Sirsa, Bhiwani and other stations against illegal suspension of Baljit Beniwal SSE Hissar under pressure from workers unions.

Five including one from Punjab killed in Himachal road accident

UNA: At least five youths died when a car overturned after ramming into a pole in Himachal Pradesh's Una district in the early hours today.

Himachal Chief Minister inaugurates developmental projects worth about 20 crore

UNA (HP):Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated 8 developmental projects of Jal Shakti Vibhag worth about Rs. 20 crore in Haroli assembly constituency of Una district on Saturday. He inaugurated Rs. 4.50 crore functional tap water connection scheme to left out households in Haroli, Rs. 4.65 crore multi village piped water supply scheme in Ispur Zone, Rs. 4.40 crore multi village
piped water supply schemes in Barthri Zone, Rs. 2.10 crore multi villages piped water supply schemes in Dharampur, Rs. 2.07 WSS to village Palakwah, Rs. 69 lakh tubewell No. 30 at khad, Rs. 75lakh lift irrigation scheme at Panjuana  and Rs. 68 lakh water quality and monitoring training centre at Palkwah in tehsil Haroli. 

BJP will form a strong government in Himachal : Rana

SHIMLA: BJP State co election incharge Devinder Singh Rana attended a meeting of Shimla mandal which was presided by Rajesh Sharda in panchayat bhawan.

Punjab CM exhorts Himachal Pradesh youth to act as a catalyst of change and oust traditional political parties

MANDI: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday exhorted the youth of Himachal Pradesh to act as a catalyst of change by ousting the traditional political parties from the state.

Governor Participates in ‘Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyan’

SHIMLA:Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar participated in “Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyan”, virtually launched by President Smt. Droupadi Murmu from Rashtrapati Bhavan through video conference on Friday.