Government school in Himachal Pradesh closed as 15 students test COVID-19 positive

A government school in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district was closed after its 15 students tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Assaulted in Himachal Pradesh, 61 Jharkhand labourers return home after CM Soren intervenes

Pending salaries of returnees have been deposited in their bank accounts following the intervention of the state labour department, it said.

published on : 18th October 2021

Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur becomes India's first fully Covid vaccinated district

The district's Deputy Commissioner, Abid Hussain Sadiq, said 'Kinnaur is the first district across India to achieve this feat. We've achieved our target of vaccinating eligible population'.

published on : 15th October 2021

Congress must come out of Gandhi family shadow to be relevant: former Himachal CM Shanta Kumar

If Congress is eliminated from the political canvass, India's democracy will be without a national opposition, he stressed.

published on : 1st October 2021

Uttarakhand takes cue from Himachal land law for new policy

Uttarakhand is studying aspects of the land law of Himachal Pradesh to enact a similar legislation for preventing indiscriminate purchase and sale of land in the state. 

published on : 29th September 2021

Himachal's handlooms, organic fruits, honey to be available on e-com platforms

The state government is planning to facilitate 2.80 lakh women belonging to 27,000 self-help groups (SHGs) access to the e-commerce platforms to sell their product.

published on : 19th September 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses special Himachal Pradesh Assembly session

President Ram Nath Kovind said that Major Somnath Sharma from the state was the first recipient of the prestigious Param Vir Chakra.

published on : 17th September 2021

In Delhi to meet leaders, Himachal CM Jairam Thakur rules out change of guard talk

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur stated his visit to New Delhi had been scheduled earlier to discuss organisational matters with the party leadership.

published on : 15th September 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind to address special session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Friday

Apart from the sitting MLAs, all the former MLAs including former chief ministers Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal have been invited to attend the special session.

published on : 14th September 2021

Himachal Pradesh government vows to vaccinate whole adult population with 2nd dose by November

The Supreme Court stayed the orders of high court dated July 7 and 14 by which it had constituted district level committees for monitoring COVID-19 situation.

published on : 13th September 2021

Himachal Pradesh government sets up tax to curb tourist influx to Lahaul-Spiti

Vehicles with Himachal Pradesh registration are exempted from this ‘tax’. But those coming on vehicles registered in other states will have to pay.

published on : 12th September 2021

Climate change leads to 18.52% decrease in snow cover in Himachal: Study

23,542 square kilometres of the snow-clad area in 2019-20 has now come down to 19,183 square kilometres in 2020-21, a drop of 3,404 square kilometres in area.

published on : 1st September 2021

Himachal Pradesh achieves distinction of cent per cent Covid vaccination: CM Jai Ram Thakur

Jai Ram Thakur also said that Prime Minister Modi has congratulated the state government and agreed to digitally address the people of the state on September 6.

published on : 31st August 2021

35 injured in bus-truck collision in Himachal Pradesh's Solan

The truck with three persons collided with the bus carrying 32 passengers near Jabli-Dharampur around 11.30 am.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Apple prices down in Himachal on weak demand, high supply

'The inflow of apple supply is increasing each day. The prices are very low this year,' said an apple fruit trader.Prices are down to Rs 300 for an apple box weighing 20 to 25 kilograms.

published on : 19th August 2021
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