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Himachal to conserve biodiversity with Japan funds

    Updated On : Jul 22,2018   6:44 pm
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will manage and improve its forest ecosystems under a Rs 800-crore project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), official sources said on Sunday. View More..

Himachal aims to tap rainwater to optimize agriculture

    Updated On : Jul 22,2018   5:24 pm
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is aiming to tap rainwater and use it optimally in agriculture and its allied activities. For this a water conservation project with an estimated cost of Rs 4,751.24 crore has been prepared, a Minister said on Sunday. View More..

Remains of 1968 aircraft crash victim recovered

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   6:14 pm
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) A mountaineering expedition has located the wreckage and mortal remains of a victim who, along with 98 army personnel and four crew members, was killed in an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft crash in Himachal Pradesh's icy terrain 50 years ago, officials said on Saturday. View More..

Heavy rains in Himachal from Sunday

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   11:48 am
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days starting Sunday, a weather official said on Saturday. View More..

Himachal HC asks Army's Eco-Task Force to clear forest encroachment

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   6:20 pm
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Upset over the delay in getting the encroached government land back from apple growers in upper Shimla, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday asked the Eco-Task Force, comprising ex-servicemen, to get it vacated. View More..

Monsoon remains subdued in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   10:52 am
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) The Southwest monsoon remained subdued in Himachal Pradesh on Friday and only some of the areas experienced rainfall, a Met official here said. View More..

Truckers in Himachal strike work

    Updated On : Jul 20,2018   10:12 am
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Truckers in Himachal Pradesh on Friday went on a strike over demands, including lowering diesel prices and toll fees. View More..

MiG-21 crashes in Himachal, pilot dead

    Updated On : Jul 18,2018   6:16 pm
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed on Wednesday during a test flight in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, killing its pilot, officials said. View More..

MiG-21 crashes in Himachal, pilot missing

    Updated On : Jul 18,2018   4:14 pm
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed on Wednesday during a routine sortie in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, officials said. View More..

MiG-21 crashes in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 18,2018   3:02 pm
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday crashed in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, officials said. View More..

Haryana Governor given additional charge of Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 17,2018   3:44 pm
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday was given the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh, as the incumbent Acharya Devvrat is visiting the US. View More..

Gujarat devotee dies during Shrikhand pilgrimage

    Updated On : Jul 16,2018   5:52 pm
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) A pilgrim from Gujarat died following a heart attack during the Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage, one of India's toughest treks, in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, officials said on Monday. View More..

Women empowerment vital for vibrant society: HP CM

    Updated On : Jul 16,2018   4:14 pm
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) It is difficult to think of development of a society without the welfare and empowerment of women, who constitute half the population, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday. View More..

Himachal continues to experience rainfall

    Updated On : Jul 15,2018   5:26 pm
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday continued to experience moderate to heavy rains and all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. There could be heavy rainfall at some places in the state till Monday, the Met office warned. View More..

Himachal initiates steps to ensure transparency in ration distribution

    Updated On : Jul 15,2018   2:36 pm
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has taken steps to ensure transparency and keep a vigil on the quality of ration being distributed under the Public Distribution System (PDS), a minister said on Sunday. View More..

Wanted Punjab criminal shot dead in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 14,2018   6:42 pm
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police on early Saturday shot dead a wanted criminal and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter, said a senior police officer. View More..

Punjab Police kill gangster in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 14,2018   11:32 am
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police on Saturday killed a gangster and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter. View More..

Verdict in Shimla child murder case likely next week likely

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   4:14 pm
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) A local court on Friday indicated it would announce its verdict on July 17 in the sensational kidnapping-cum-murder of a child, Yug Gupta, in the state capital four years ago. View More..

Himachal again heading for a lean apple harvest

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   12:04 pm
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The crunchy and luscious apples of Himachal Pradesh are once again literally in the eye of the storm, with government estimates saying their overall production is expected to decline with the weather playing havoc. View More..

Himachal's Palampur gets record rainfall

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   10:32 am
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience rains on Friday with Palampur recording the heaviest rainfall in the state at 75 mm, officials said. View More..