Sunday, June 23, 2024


Kaithal jail inmates, staff participate in international Yoga day celebration.

KAITHAL: As per the instructions of the Director General of Prisons, Haryana, the 10th International Yoga Day was celebrated in the jail with the courtesy of AYUSH Department and Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, Kaithal and under the leadership of Superintendent Jail, Kaithal.

Himachal Pradesh Faces Severe Water Crisis Amidst Tourist Season, BJP Leader Criticizes Government Response

DHARAMSALA: In a press statement issued from Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state media co-in-charge and former media coordinator for the Chief Minister, Advocate Vishwa Chakshu, , highlighted the severe water crisis plaguing the state. Chakshu criticized the current state government, led by Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, for failing to address the growing problem effectively.

Haryana power demand increases by 23% in June

CHANDIGARH: Due to intense heat waves in the state ,the power demand in Haryana has increased by more than 23 % in the first 16 days of June as compared to last year during the same period. The maximum demand in the first 16 days of June was 13384 MW on June 14 , while last year the maximum demand was 10816 MW during the same corresponding period.

BJP's anti-SC and BC face exposed in HCS recruitment: Randeep Surjewala

KAITHAL: Indian National Congress General Secretary and MP Randeep Singh Surjewala addressed the press conference at his residence here today .Regarding the released list of HCS officers, Randeep Surjewala accused the BJP government of being anti-SC BC.

Punjabi NRI couple attacked in Himachal Pradesh, reaction of Kangna slapgate

AMRITSAR: A Punjabi NRI who went to visit Himachal Pradesh with his Spanish wife was beaten up by locals at Khajihar in Himachal Pradesh in reaction to Kangna Ranaut slapgate. Punjabi brother of NRI was also thrashed.

Haryana Governor calls upon youth to donate blood to help the needy

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya on Friday called upon the youth of the state to come forward in large numbers to voluntarily donate blood and help the patients in need.

Dharamsala Youth arrested for allegedly raping Polish Tourist on pretext of marriage

DHARMASALA: In a disturbing incident from the Bhagsunag area of Dharamshala, a case has surfaced involving a local youth allegedly raping a foreign tourist under the pretext of marriage. According to ASP Kangra Bir Bahadur, the case was registered at the McLeodganj police station.

2 accused arrested for assault and uttering words that hurt religious sentiment of Sikh in Kaithal

KAITHAL: Taking prompt action, two accused were arrested in a case where unknown youths assaulted a person and uttered words that hurt religious sentiments.

New Adhoc Sikh Gurdwara Committee awaits notification by Haryana Govt, statutory tenure of previous temporary Committee ended on May 31

CHANDIGARH: About a fortnight ago on 31 May 2024, the statutory tenure of the 38-member Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Adhoc Committee, which was constituted in Dec,2022 has been completed; however a new temporary Committee is yet to be notified for reasons best known to the State Government.

15 Himachal products get GI tag

SHIMLA: Fifteen products from Himachal Pradesh have been registered under the Geographical Indication (GI).

Six newly elected Himachal MLAs take oath

SHIMLA: The newly elected six legislators, who won the bye-elections, took oath as members of the Legislative Assembly here on Wednesday.

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal strongly condemn the heinous attack on a peaceful Sikh youth in Kaithal

AMRITSAR: Sukhbir Singh Badal Badal president Shiromani Akali Dal has strongly condemn the heinous attack on a peaceful Sikh youth in Kaithal as a separatist. This is a direct result of the politics of hatred and communal polarization that has been driving the country down the wrong path for the past decade, reviving the dangerous anti-Sikh policies of the Indira Gandhi era.

Kaithal incident is very unfortunate, it is the outcome of BJP's politics of hatred and polarisation: AAP

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) strongly condemned the Kaithal incident where a Sikh man was subjected to hate crime. AAP's senior leader called it an outcome of the BJP's politics of hatred and polarisation. Rajya Sabha member Dr Sandeep Pathak also criticised BJP leader Kangana Ranaut for her comments against Punjab and said that Kangana Ranaut's comments were irresponsible and highly offensive.

Action Taken Against Four Senior Trainee Doctors in Tanda medical college Ragging Case

DHARAMSHALA: A serious case of ragging has surfaced at Tanda Medical College and Hospital (TMC) in Kangra. According to reports, the incident occurred a week ago, but the college administration has only recently taken stringent action against the culprits. Four senior trainee doctors have been expelled from classes and fined for their involvement in ragging a junior.

Ready to release water to Delhi as per pact: Himachal CM

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Sukhu on Monday said the state government was ready to release water to Delhi as per agreement with its government.

Anurag Thakur leads with decisive margin from Hamirpur

HAMIRPUR: Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting and BJP leader Anurag Thakur (49) is leading with decisive largin in his stronghold Hamirpur parliamentary seat.

Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Ad-Hoc Committee's 18-month statutory term ends.

CHANDIGARH: On May 31 the 38-member Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Ad-Hoc Committee, which was constituted on December 1, 2022, through an order issued by the Home Department of the Haryana Government, whose gazette notification was also published,

Kangana Ranaut races ahead of Cong's Vikramadtiya Singh in Mandi

MANDI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, who is a BJP candidate from the Mandi Lok Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh was leading with over 30,000 votes.

BJP, Congress in direct contest as vote count begins in Himachal

SHIMLA: With the state-ruling Congress and the main opposition BJP locked in a direct contest in Himachal Pradesh for all four Lok Sabha seats and bypoll for six Assembly seats, the counting of votes began on Tuesday amid all arrangements.

With Cong & BJP locked in direct contest in Himachal, vote count begins

SHIMLA: With the state-ruling Congress and the main opposition BJP locked in a direct contest in Himachal Pradesh for all four parliamentary seats and bypoll for six Assembly seats, the vote count began on Tuesday amid all arrangements.

Dalai Lama travelling to US for medical treatment

DHARAMSHALA: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is travelling to the US this month for medical treatment of his knees and there will be no public engagement during the visit, his office said here on Monday.

Punjab Vigilance team arrested 7 including XEN and SDO

KAITHAL: The team of Anti Corruption Bureau has arrested seven persons including the XEN and SDO of the zila parishad in the case of scam of about Rs 10 crore in the name of cleanliness under the grant received in Kaithal Zilla Parishad. For the last 3 years, 10 teams of Anti Corruption Bureau were investigating the case.

DC Kangra Orders School Closures Due to Intense Heat Wave

DHARAMSALA: As intense heat wave conditions prevail in the plain areas of Kangra, there is a significant risk to public health. The India Meteorological Department has also forecasted continued heat wave conditions in the coming days.

Electorate of ancient Himalayan village Malana gung ho over Lok Sabha polls

KULLU: Nearly 1,000 voters of the mystical and ancient Malana Village nestled in the picturesque Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh, where one of the oldest forms of democracies in the world still exists, are gung ho about exercising their franchise in the last phase of the General Elections on June 1.

Unlike before, today we have a strong govt under PM Modi, JP Nadda says in Chamba

HIMACHAL PRADESH: BJP President J.P. Nadda said on Saturday that unlike before, there is a strong government in the country now under Prime Minister Narendra Modi which takes decisive actions against terrorists.

Hopefully will get success in politics too, says Kangana on filing nomination from Mandi

MANDI: Donning a green saree and a Himachali cap, actor and BJP candidate from the Mandi parliamentary seat in Himachal Pradesh, Kangana Ranaut, on Tuesday filed nomination for the election, saying "hopefully she will get success in the field of politics as well".

Trust, blessings of people always been with BJP, says Anurag Thakur after filing nomination from bastion Hamirpur

HAMIRPUR: Saying that the trust and blessings of the people have always been with the BJP, the party’s outgoing MP Anurag Thakur, who has returned to the Lok Sabha from the Hamirpur seat in Himachal Pradesh four-consecutive times since 2008, on Monday filed his nomination from this seat.

BJP Government in Haryana slips into minority, three independent MLAs withdraw support

CHANDIGARH: The BJP government in Haryana has become a minority government after three independent MLAs who supported BJP from outside had withdrawn their support and extended their support to Congress party.

SGPC President condemns checking of Sri Guru Granth Sahib area before arrival of chief minister in Haryana

AMRITSAR: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Harjinder Singh Dhami has strongly condemned the act of checking the area where Sri Guru Granth Sahib was enshrined during an ongoing Gurmat Samagam (religious congregation) before the arrival of Haryana chief minister Nayab Singh Saini at Gurudwara Sri Ratgarh Sahib in Naraingarh town of Ambala district in Haryana.

Tragedy Strikes Suresh Raina's Family in Dharamsala Road Accident

DHARAMSALA: Suresh Raina, the former Indian all-rounder known as Mr. IPL, has been hit by tragic news amidst his stint as a commentator in the current IPL season. Late Wednesday night, Raina's maternal cousin was among two fatalities in a hit-and-run accident near Dharamsala.

Atul Verma is new DGP of Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA: The 1991-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Atul Verma, posted as the Director General of the Crime Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday was appointed the new Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police.

HP Board Announces Class 12 Results: Girls Dominate Top Ranks

DHARAMSALA: The HP Board of School Education released the Class 12 results today, as announced by Chairman Hemraj Bairwa. A total of 85,777 students participated in this year's examinations, with 63,092 students passing, marking a pass percentage of 73.76%.

Tehsildar of Guhla had put red light on father's car, traffic police issued challan

GUHLA CHEEKA: Traffic Police Kaithal has challaned the vehicle of the newly appointed Tehsildar of Guhla for fixing a red light. After the challan, the Tehsildar immediately removed the red beacon from the vehicle.

Negligence in procurement led to damage of wheat in rains in Haryana: Bhupinder Hooda

CHANDIGARH: Former Haryana Chief Minister and the leader of the opposition in the state Assembly, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, on Saturday slammed the BJP government in the state for its 'negligence' in the procurement of wheat that led to its damage in rains that battered several parts of the state in the past 24 hours.

Empowers rural community, says Anurag Thakur on Himachal village getting mobile connectivity

SHIMLA: Connecting Himachal Pradesh’s remote hamlets with mobile connectivity for the first time means opening doors to a world of opportunities, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur said on Friday.

Accused arrested in case of duping youth of Rs 30 lakh in the name of sending him abroad.

KAITHAL: As per the instructions of SP Upasana, in a case of cheating and duping a youth of Rs 30 lakh in the name of sending him abroad. The team of ASI Rajkumar under the leadership of Economic Cell in-charge Inspector Rajkaran, tightening the noose against the accused of cheating on the pretext of sending boy abroad.

Constituency Watch: Union Minister Anurag Thakur eyeing 5th consecutive term from Hamirpur

HAMIRPUR: Union Minister and sitting BJP MP Anurag Thakur is eyeing to win Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat for the fifth time in a row, while the Congress is yet to announce its candidate for the parliamentary constituency.

Agitated over challaning of school buses, private school operators protested

KAITHAL: After the private school bus accident in Mahendragarh district, all the schools in the district remained closed on Monday in protest against the action taken by the RTA department by launching of inspection of private school buses. Private school operators protested outside the Mini Secretariat and submitted a memorandum of their demands to ADC C. Jaya Shraddha.

Kaithal Bar association announced boycott of revenue courts

KAITHAL: The District Bar Association has decided to boycott all the revenue courts in protest against the alleged misbehavior with the lawyers by the Deputy Commissioner, Tehsildar and Naib Tehsildar on the issue of using Of closed canteen in the litigation hall of local judicial complex.

Inclement Weather Hits Himachal Pradesh: Orange Alert Issued Amid Snow and Rain

DHARAMSALA: Dharamsala and surrounding areas in Himachal Pradesh are experiencing severe weather changes, as continuous rain in the hill city and heavy snowfall along the Dhauladhar mountain range since Saturday night have led to a significant drop in temperatures across the Kangra valley. The inclement weather extends to the hills of Kullu and Lahaul, where snowfall was recorded on Saturday, causing concern among residents and authorities.