‘Special summary revision of EPIC complete’

Shimla - Special summary revision of Photo Electoral Rolls of all Assembly Constituencies in the State with 1.1.2018 as qualifying date has been completed and photo electoral rolls 2018 finally published on 26.3.2018. Chief Electoral…

HC summons CBI director in Kotkhai case

Shimla – Raising questions over the CBI probe into rape and murder case of a Kotkhai schoolgirl, Himachal Pradesh High Court today summoned CBI director to appear before it on April 18. The order was passed by a special bench comprising…

Congress stages walkout from assembly

Shimla – Dissatisfied over the reply of Education Minister on transfers and RUSA issues, the Congress members staged walkout from the house, only to return after sometime. The opposition had sought reply regarding transfers affected in the…

Himachal to amend sports policy

Shimla – Himachal Sports Minister Govind Singh Thakur has said that government will amend sports policy of 2002 besides amending norms of Sports Council Welfare Fund. The minister provided this information during the Question Hour of…

Switzerland Ambassador calls on CM

Shimla - Ambassador of Switzerland Dr. Andreas Baun called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Switzerland and Himachal Pradesh have almost identical topography and geographical…

‘Community participation must for water conservation’

Shimla – Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that community participation can go a long way in effective water conservation to ensure water availability and rejuvenation of traditional water sources. Addressing Workshop on Water Conservation…

HP Seeks GoI intervention

Shimla - The state government has taken up the matter with the Government of India requesting safe release of three Himachali youth from the Nigerian pirates. In a communiqué to the Western Africa Division, Ministry of External Affairs, the…

Work on Dehra CU campus soon: CM

Shimla - The work on establishing Central University campus at Dehra in district Kangra would be started with in next two months so that this mega project could take off at the earliest possible. This was stated by Chief Minister Jai Ram…

Orientation workshop for legislators, stakeholders

Shimla - The Department of Environment, Science and Technology is organising an orientation workshop on 'climate change adaptation in Himachal Pradesh' for the legislators of Himachal Pradesh Assembly on March 28, 2018. Chief Minister Jai…

Minister releases audio album

Shimla - Forest Minister Govind Thakur released the audio album 'Banjara' of folk singer Balkrishan Sharma, here. The minister appreciated the efforts of the singer in promoting Himachal folk music at various levels. He expressed hope that…

‘Gurukul imparting quality education’

Shimla – While presiding over the Annual ' Gurukul Shiksha Utsav' at Gurukul Kurukshetra in Haryana, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that Gurukul education system was an ideology where overall development of the pupil could be ensured. Chief…

Zero tolerance against corruption: CM

Shimla - Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the people of the State have great expectations from the present State Government, thus the responsibility of the Government has also increased manifold. He was addressing a huge gathering at…

‘Emphasis to facilitate poorest of poor’

Shimla - "We should work in coordination with each other for the development of rural areas of the state. I had started my career as Up-Pradhan of Gram Panchayat where several ideas were conceived for the welfare of needy section of the…

Adopt latest technologies: Guv to Police

Shimla - Governor Acharya Devvrat has stressed that police should adopt latest technologies to check crime in the society and face the other challenges before it. He was speaking as chief guest on the occasion of 46th All India Police…

Rs. 55 crore for Cluster University: CM

Shimla - Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that it was for the first time that about 30 new schemes have been announced in the state budget proposed for the year 2018-19. He was speaking on the occasion of the prize distribution function…