Himachal

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  • Himachal: EC reviews arrangements for counting of votes on 18 Dec

    Himachal: EC reviews arrangements for counting of votes on 18 Dec

    With counting of votes scheduled on 18 December, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Pushpendra Rajput reviewed arrangements for the same in the state with all District Election Officers through video conferencing. Rajput asked DEOs to ensure all arrangements for counting by 15 December,......

    December 13, 2017
  • 12 killed in Himachal road accidents

    12 killed in Himachal road accidents

    Twelve people were killed in Himachal Pradesh in two major road accidents on Monday, police said. Six people were killed when their vehicle was caught in a landslide in Shimla district, while another six were killed when a private vehicle......

    December 11, 2017
  • Himachal needs to be sensitive to climate change: Experts

    Himachal needs to be sensitive to climate change: Experts

    The impact of climate change in Himachal and the critical need for understanding vulnerability, so as to initiate measures to combat climate change and help mitigate its impact, was underlined by the experts at a two-day state level Media Workshop......

    November 29, 2017
  • Rich in culture and history, Chamba fails to keep pace with times

    Rich in culture and history, Chamba fails to keep pace with times

    “How long can we bask in its old glory? We need to grow and catch up with times,” said JP Jarial, 67, a retired officer in this distant town of Himachal Pradesh. The millennium gate erected on one side of......

    November 26, 2017
  • Scrub typhus continues to claim maximum lives in Himachal

    Scrub typhus continues to claim maximum lives in Himachal

    Out of all the epidemic prone diseases, scrub typhus in Himachal continues to be the disease that is claiming the maximum lives in the state. According to the data available with the department of Health and Family Welfare, this year......

    November 22, 2017
  • In the ‘Land of Gods’, Rahul invokes Bhagwad Gita to target Modi

    In the ‘Land of Gods’, Rahul invokes Bhagwad Gita to target Modi

    On the penultimate day of campaigning in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, also known as ‘Dev Bhoomi’ or the ‘Land of Gods’ Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi cited the Bhagwad Gita to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing a rally in Paonta......

    November 6, 2017
  • Himachal will have 136 all woman-managed polling stations

    Himachal will have 136 all woman-managed polling stations

    A total of 136 all woman-managed polling stations would be set up in all the 68 assembly constituencies in Himachal Pradesh for the November 9 assembly elections, Chief Electoral Officer Pushpendra Rajput said on Sunday. He said in order to......

    October 15, 2017
  • EC to announce poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal at 4pm today

    EC to announce poll dates for Gujarat, Himachal at 4pm today

    The dates for the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are likely to be announced on Thursday. The three-member Election Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner AK Jyoti will address a press conference at 4 pm at which the......

    October 12, 2017
  • ‘AIIMS, IIIT in Himachal is the beginning of a new era, will boost tourism’  

    ‘AIIMS, IIIT in Himachal is the beginning of a new era, will boost tourism’  

    Laying the foundation stones of an IIIT and AIIMS in poll bound Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the premier institutions will herald a new era for the hill state and also boost tourism. Modi laid the......

    October 3, 2017
  • Kullu Dussehra: Where 'policing' is virtually left to a deity!

    Kullu Dussehra: Where 'policing' is virtually left to a deity!

    In the weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities in this Himachal Pradesh town, which began on Saturday, where a grand congregation of over 210 gods and goddesses are currently assembled, the 'policing' is virtually left to a deity. Lord Raghunath, the chief......

    September 30, 2017
  • Mesmerising Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti festival

    Mesmerising Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti festival

    As a part of the cultural observance to showcase the rich culture and tradition of the various districts in the state, ‘Mesmerising Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti’ was launched in Shimla on Tuesday. Health and Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh Thakur, who is......

    August 30, 2017
  • Heavy rains expected in Himachal

    Heavy rains expected in Himachal

    Some parts of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall till Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday. "There are chances of heavy rainfall in Solan, Shimla, Sirmaur and Bilaspur districts," Manmohan Singh, the meteorological office director, told IANS. Most of......

    August 14, 2017
  • ‘Godly rescuers’ in Himachal’s cold desert

    ‘Godly rescuers’ in Himachal’s cold desert

    Stuck up in the hostile terrain below 15,060 feet high Kunzum Pass in the distant, cold desert of Spiti in the tribal Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh? You don’t have to worry. The ‘Godly rescuers’ are based there to......

    July 28, 2017