A government school in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district was closed after its 15 students tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
Pending salaries of returnees have been deposited in their bank accounts following the intervention of the state labour department, it said.
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'.
If Congress is eliminated from the political canvass, India's democracy will be without a national opposition, he stressed.
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.
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.
President Ram Nath Kovind said that Major Somnath Sharma from the state was the first recipient of the prestigious Param Vir Chakra.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur stated his visit to New Delhi had been scheduled earlier to discuss organisational matters with the party leadership.
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.
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.
Vehicles with Himachal Pradesh registration are exempted from this ‘tax’. But those coming on vehicles registered in other states will have to pay.
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.
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.
The truck with three persons collided with the bus carrying 32 passengers near Jabli-Dharampur around 11.30 am.
'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.