Himachal

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  • Himachal now works on 24X7 animal ambulances

    Himachal now works on 24X7 animal ambulances

    Having run the emergency ambulances (108) for humans successfully for seven years, the Himachal Pradesh government is now contemplating to have similar free-of-cost 24X7 emergency ambulances for ailing animals. Official sources said the state government is considering a proposal submitted......

    January 22, 2018
  • Unflagging spirit

    Unflagging spirit

    Defying all odds, at 65, Himachal's first woman transporter and petrol pump owner Nirmal Sethi is still going strong and is in fact set to play a new innings. Having carved a niche for herself, she is looking forward to......

    January 21, 2018
  • Mardi takes over as new Himachal DGP

    Mardi takes over as new Himachal DGP

    A 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Sita Ram Mardi on Tuesday took over as the new Director General of Police (DGP) Himachal Pradesh. While addressing media, Mardi said he would try to find out shortcomings in Police department......

    January 9, 2018
  • Eviction of vulnerable communities by labelling them ‘encroachers’ condemned

    Eviction of vulnerable communities by labelling them ‘encroachers’ condemned

    The Himachal Van Adhikar Manch has condemned the illegal manner in which many vulnerable communities are being evicted from their lands by labelling them as ‘encroachers.’ The Himachal Van Adhikar Manch is a platform of groups and activists demanding and......

    January 7, 2018
  • ‘Time-bound projects in Himachal’

    ‘Time-bound projects in Himachal’

    Urban Development, Town and Country Planning and Housing Minister Sarveen Chowdhary on Wednesday said the department would simply procedures to facilitate common citizens and the developers. Presiding over the review meeting of Town and Country Planning department, she said the......

    January 3, 2018
  • Jai Ram promises clean governance in Himachal

    Jai Ram promises clean governance in Himachal

    Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government will ensure neat and clean administration in Himachal Pradesh. "My government is ever open for suggestions as there was always a scope of improvement and government......

    January 2, 2018
  • Catch sun, not snow, in Himachal hills till New Year's Eve

    Catch sun, not snow, in Himachal hills till New Year's Eve

    Catch the sun, not snow, across tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh till New Year's Eve! The Met Office in Shimla on Thursday predicted the sun will shine till the New Year dawns. Meteorological office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS no......

    December 28, 2017
  • Himachal Chief Minister-designate appoints his principal private secretary

    Himachal Chief Minister-designate appoints his principal private secretary

    A day ahead of taking oath, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister-designate Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday made the first appointment in his office. State Transport Authority Secretary Vinay Singh was appointed Principal Private Secretary to the Chief Minister, a government spokesperson......

    December 26, 2017
  • Himachal slightly warmer, snow in store

    Himachal slightly warmer, snow in store

    The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw a rise in the temperature due to long sunny days, but the Met Office on Wednesday forecast chances of rain and snowfall this weekend. "There are chances of rainfall and snowfall in the state......

    December 20, 2017
  • PM Modi flashes victory sign as BJP set to win Gujarat, Himachal

    PM Modi flashes victory sign as BJP set to win Gujarat, Himachal

    Wearing a broad smile and flashing the victory sign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the media personnel outside Parliament House on Monday as the BJP looks set to win both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls. As Modi got down......

    December 18, 2017
  • 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