Daily Archives

Mar 2nd, 2018

Budgetary Aspirations Of Himachal

Sunil Sharma Himachalis are eagerly looking forward to the state budget that will be presented by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on March 9 during the Budget session of Himachal Assembly. Though Chief Minister has shown his intentions for…

New Model of Himachal’s Development

Himachal has three airports and a few helipads in the name of aviation connectivity. The state should give up lethargic approach to seeking funds from the Central government and depending on the spoon fed model. There is a lot of scope of…

Miss Himachal 2018

Stage Set For Semifinals The auditions for state's most popular event 'Miss Himachal 2018' have concluded in which the aspirants participated enthusiastically. All of them were eager to lay their hands on the coveted title of Miss…

Chief Minister Out To Change Politics

Political Analysis Himachal This Week No more green or maroon caps symbolising two different political parties with green reportedly standing for the Congress and latter for the BJP. Other caps too exist denoting different regions of the…

Increasing Forest Fires In Himachal Damage Environment

Y.S. Rana The writer is a Hamirpur based Himachali settled in Chandigarh Recognising the threat of forest fires, the government has published comprehensive data on forest fires for the first time in its State of Forest Report 2017. The…

From the Editor’s Desk

Section 118 Hurdle There is immediate furore to save the state as soon as Jai Ram government hints at removing Section 118 it for ease of doing business. Some people immediately link it with Himachal's pride on the pattern of Article 370…

Forest Management Needs More Funds

Forests play a multidimensional and important role in the economy of Himachal whose about 67% area is forests. Out of it 23% to 27% area is actual forests. They are playing important role in maintaining natural balance, natural landscape,…

Make Budgetary Provisions For Sports Competitions

Sports competitions are organised at different levels by different organisations in Himachal Pradesh. School sports competitions are organised from block to the state level. Elementary Education Directorate makes provision of money at…

Readers’ Response

Shrinking Space For Sports This is regarding Himachal This Week's cover story of February 17, 2018, “Shrinking Space For Sports”. Himachali sportspersons are winning medals at national and international level thus bringing laurels for the…

Where Did We Go Wrong?

Kuldeep Nayar (The writer is a veteran Indian journalist, author and noted columnist.) I have always wondered where we went wrong. After adopting a constitution which was secular in letter and spirit, we have strayed into the territory…