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Keen to work with Russia in tourism: Himachal CM

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   8:10 pm
Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said the state was keen to work with Russia in areas of tourism development and water conservation. View More..

Act tough against narcotic cases: Himachal CM

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   7:52 pm
Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday issued a direction to crackdown heavily on the drug mafia in the state. View More..

Shimla gets season's first snowfall

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   6:26 pm
Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) After much delay, the Himachal Pradesh capital on Tuesday experienced the season's first snowfall, leading to a surge of tourists to savour the snow-covered landscape. View More..

Himachal starts nutrition scheme for HIV-positive children

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   5:46 pm
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday launched a state-level nutrition scheme for HIV-positive children during a campaign organised here by the State AIDS Control Society on the occasion of National Youth Day. View More..

Himachal to provide land to Hindustan Salts for mining

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   5:20 pm
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday directed the local authorities to provide land to state-run Hindustan Salts Ltd to restart mining rock salt in the state, an official said. View More..

Himachal hills may get snow, rain this week

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   12:10 pm
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) If want to holiday in the hills of Himachal Pradesh amidst snowy landscape, wait for a few days more as the Met Office here on Sunday forecast chances of snowfall in the state after a long gap on January 23. View More..

Boy mauled to death by stray dogs in Himachal

    Updated On : Jan 20,2018   5:58 pm
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) A five-year-old boy has died after being mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in a Himachal Pradesh village, police said on Saturday. View More..

Himachal to sell Patanjali products at fair price shops

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   5:18 pm
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will provide products of Baba Ramdev-founded Patanjali at its fair price shops, a minister said on Friday. View More..

Himachal sees high temperatures, but snow in line

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   10:56 am
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday saw slightly high temperatures due to prevailing dry weather, but the Met Office forecast rain and more snowfall next week. View More..

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam gives Rs 1 cr to Himachal CM's Relief Fund

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   6:38 pm
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) The public sector power generator Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN), a company that owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, on Tuesday contributed Rs 1 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. View More..

Snowless slopes kill skiing in Himachal this year

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   11:36 am
Manali, Jan 16 (IANS) The ski slopes are deserted as scores of skiers in picturesque Solang Valley of Himachal Pradesh have been literally left high and dry with snow failing to cover its steep slopes. View More..

Dry weather spikes Himachal mercury abnormally

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   10:58 am
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh saw abnormal rise in mercury on Tuesday, with no chance of rain and snow largely this week too, the weather department said. View More..

Himachal to restore hot springs at Tattapani: CM

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   6:30 pm
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is committed to promote religious tourism in Tattapani village on the Sutlej river bank in Mandi district and restore the natural hot springs there, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Sunday. View More..

Thousands take dip in Himachal rivers to mark Makar Sankranti

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   9:16 am
Shimla/Manali, Jan 14 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees across Himachal Pradesh on Sunday took a dip in rivers braving cold weather to mark the auspicious Makar Sankranti festival. View More..

Himachal sees another sunny but cold day

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   11:52 am
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw another sunny but cold day on Saturday with most of the tourist destinations at freezing point. View More..

Himachal gives Rs 3 lakh compensation for Nepalese's custodial death

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   7:52 pm
Dharamsala, Jan 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday announced a compensation of Rs 300,000 to the kin of a Nepalese who died in custody after his arrest in a sensational gang rape-murder case of a schoolgirl. View More..

Himachal health worker figures on WHO calendar

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   7:16 pm
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) In probably the first instance of its kind in the country, a woman health worker from Himachal Pradesh has figured on a World Health Organisation's calendar. View More..

Tibetan leader cautions India against China

    Updated On : Jan 11,2018   3:40 pm
Dharamsala, Jan 11 (IANS) Tibetan "Prime Minister-in-exile" Lobsang Sangay on Thursday cautioned New Delhi against China's deceptive policies, warning that what happened to Tibet could happen to India as well. View More..

Himachal Governor asks MLAs to keep political vendetta at bay

    Updated On : Jan 10,2018   7:18 pm
Dharamsala, Jan 10 (IANS) Political vendetta should not come in the way of development of the state, Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat told legislators on Wednesday. View More..

Himachal Cabinet contributes Rs 1 lakh each to relief fund

    Updated On : Jan 09,2018   6:26 pm
Dharamsala, Jan 9 (IANS) In a humanitarian gesture, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his 11 Cabinet colleagues on Tuesday decided to contribute Rs 100,000 each from their salary towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund, Thakur said. View More..