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Himachal's mega hydro project re-allotted

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   7:40 pm
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) After over a decade of flip-flops and litigation, a multi-million dollar hydropower project was re-allotted on Monday by the Himachal Pradesh government to state-run Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL). View More..

Light intensity quake hits Himachal

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   9:50 am
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. No damage or casualty was reported. View More..

Himachal achieves 66% target in providing LPG connections

    Updated On : Oct 21,2018   8:00 pm
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday claimed that its 'Grihini Suvidha Yojana' (GSY) has been a success as it has achieved 66 per cent target in five months since its launch on May 26. View More..

Himachal may introduce drug abuse in school curriculum

    Updated On : Oct 21,2018   7:50 pm
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said the government is planning to introduce drug abuse in the school curriculum. View More..

'Gods', 'goddesses' arrive at Kullu Dussehra

    Updated On : Oct 19,2018   6:00 pm
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) Over 200 'gods and goddesses' assembled in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town for the week-long Kullu Dussehra festivities that began on Friday. View More..

Manoj Bajpayee, Raghu Rai to attend Dharamshala film fest

    Updated On : Oct 17,2018   5:50 pm
Dharamsala, Oct 17 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee and celebrated photographer Raghu Rai will attend the seventh edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF). View More..

India considers Tibetans her native people: Himachal Governor

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   6:10 pm
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Monday said India has a culture of "Atithi Devo Bhava" and has never considered the people of Tibet living in the state in exile any different from the native ones. View More..

Himachal to get 3 disaster response companies: CM

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   8:16 pm
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh would establish three companies under the state disaster response force on analogy of the National Disaster Response Force for prompt action at the time of a disaster, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday. View More..

In pristine Ladakh, cancer rides on sedentary lifestyle and UV rays

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   12:38 pm
Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 13 (IANS) The rough terrain, the snow-capped peaks, the winding roads and monasteries -- the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir is the abode of nature's raw and untouched beauty. The region might be a haven for adventure travellers, but all is not well for the local residents. View More..

Shimla-based group to showcase solar heating system in Finland

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   1:38 pm
Shimla, Oct 12 (IANS) A Shimla-based Himalayan Research Group has been invited to Finland to present the mountain solar water heating system developed by it which has got the Himachal Pradesh State Innovation Award in 2018, its top official said on Friday. View More..

President to visit Himachal for two days

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   7:18 pm
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind is visiting Himachal Pradesh for two days from October 29, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Snow intensifies cold in Himachal

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   3:26 pm
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) A fresh spell of snow in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh intensified the cold on Thursday bringing down temperatures to sub-zero in the Lahaul-Spiti region. View More..

Phillipos, Amitrajjit, Lhakpa start favourites in Raid de Himalaya

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   7:00 pm
Leh, Oct 9 (IANS) The 20th edition of the iconic Raid de Himalaya gets under way here on Wednesday, with the countrys leading rallying lights lining up to battle for the ultimate prize in Indian motorsports. View More..

Banks should target agriculture, tourism: Himachal CM

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   5:58 pm
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Banks should target agriculture, tourism, horticulture and services sector for increasing the credit-deposit ratio and ensuring all-round development, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Tuesday. View More..

Surgeries at 3,500 metres: AIIMS takes quality healthcare to Leh

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   11:12 am
Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 9 (IANS) Forty-eight-year-old Stanzin Rigzin's left knee-joint has been aching of late, making it difficult for her to walk with ease. But her village has only a government clinic and no orthopedic expert. So, one morning, she took the first bus from her village in Turtuk, a little over 200 km from Leh, and arrived at the Sonam Norboo Memorial (SNM) Hospital in Leh around 8.30 a.m. View More..

Border Roads Organisation team to debut in Raid de Himalaya

    Updated On : Oct 08,2018   6:36 pm
Leh, Oct 8 (IANS) Indias rallyists have a tough fight on their hands in the 20th edition of the Raid de Himalaya, with the advent of a formidable team from the Border Roads Organisation. View More..

For first time, three scooterists in fray at Raid de Himalaya

    Updated On : Oct 07,2018   9:24 pm
Leh (Ladakh), Oct 7 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the daunting Raid de Himalaya, as many as three scooter riders will race alongside souped-up 4x4 rally cars and powerful motorbikes, hoping to finish on equal terms. View More..

Himachal Chief Justice favours justice for poor

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   7:20 pm
Shimla, Oct 5 (IANS) Justice Surya Kant, who took oath as the Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court here on Friday, emphasized on providing justice to the poor and the needy. View More..

'Set up income commission of mountain farmers'

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   5:58 pm
Solan, Oct 5 (IANS) Setting up of a farmers' income commission to ensure minimum respectable income to farmers, incentivising ecosystem services provided by Himalayan states, climate change adoption and resilience building of mountain farmers were among recommendations mooted at the conclusion of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit on Friday. View More..

Justice Kant takes oath as Himachal Chief Justice

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   1:48 pm
Shimla, Oct 5 (IANS) Justice Surya Kant on Friday took oath as the Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court in a simple ceremony here. View More..