Himachal Pradesh

Mild snowfall in Lahaul and Spiti, rain lashes several parts of Himachal; 11 roads closed

On Friday, the MeT office issued a 'yellow' alert for thunderstorms and lightning on April 1 and 3-4 as a fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect Northwest India from the night of April 2.

published on : 31st March 2023

Himachal signs Rs 4k cr MoU on green energy

This is in keeping with the resolve expressed Himachal Pradesh CM, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu to turn the state into the ‘First Green State’ by 2025. 

published on : 28th March 2023

Punjab, Haryana Houses pass resolution against Himachal’s ordinance on water cess

Khattar on the last day of the state’s Budget session moved a resolution to oppose the Himachal ordinance, which was unanimously supported and passed by the House.

published on : 23rd March 2023

INTERVIEW | Setting state finances right is Congress govt’s top priority: Himachal CM Sukhu

Himachal Pradesh has a debt of Rs 75,000 cr plus a Rs 1,000 cr arrears of OROP, but govt is determined to raise revenue from additional sources like water cess & liquor biz

published on : 21st March 2023

Himachal Budget focuses on green energy, health

Fulfilling the election promise, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu govt says over 2.3 lakh women will get a monthly pension Rs 1,500 in first phase

published on : 18th March 2023

Govt school students of classes 1-8 in Himachal will get free school uniforms

The Himachal Pradesh government through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) will transfer an amount of Rs 600 to every student of Class 1 to 8.

published on : 14th March 2023

Frequency of landslides increasing in Himachal Pradesh

There are 17,120 landslide-prone sites in the state out of which 675 are near critical infrastructure and habitations.

published on : 12th March 2023

Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu sets deadline for dam work

Delayed projects incur increased costs and losses to the state, therefore it needed to be completed within the stipulated timeframe.

published on : 12th March 2023

12 children fall ill after eating poisonous fruits in Himachal's Una

The children living with their families in Lalsinghi village swallowed poisonous fruits from a nearby forest when their parents had gone to work last evening.

published on : 11th March 2023

Inadequate rains: 15-30 percent of Rabi crops damaged in Himachal 

In five districts of Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi, Shimla and Sirmaur up to 33 per cent of Rabi crops have been damaged.

published on : 9th March 2023

5 killed as car rams into labourers in Himachal; driver had licence only for two-wheeler

In another accident, three persons were killed after their car fell into a gorge near Khari on the Shivpur-Bhavai road Sirmaur district late on Monday night.

published on : 7th March 2023

Religious harmony: Muslim couple marry in temple run by Hindu group in Himachal

The wedding took place on Thakur Satyanarayan temple complex premises in Rampur that is run by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).

published on : 7th March 2023

Wildlife alive! Jumbo journey from Uttarakhand to Himachal

A herd of elephants from Uttarakhand was seen moving up to Nahan forest area of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh.

published on : 6th March 2023

Himachal to start pilot project for bio-energy production from pine needles, bamboo: CM 

The state government is all set to partner with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to provide policy inputs and research support for the emerging bio-energy sector.

published on : 4th March 2023

HP Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla hospitalised after chest pain

Shukla, a BJP leader and former Union Minister, assumed the charge as the 29th Governor of Himachal Pradesh on February 18.

published on : 27th February 2023

Sukhu dissolves ‘tainted’ Himachal Pradesh staff selection panel

The employees of the Staff Selection Commission have been transferred to the surplus pool and they are given options to join departments of their choice.

published on : 22nd February 2023

6k orphan kids to benefit from Himachal CM’s Sukh Aashray Yojana

About 6,000 orphan children of the state benefited from the ‘Mukhya Mantri Sukh-Aashray Yojana’ started by the Sukhvinder Singh Skhu led Himachal Pradesh Government.

published on : 20th February 2023

Himachal Pradesh plans to use drones to monitor govt schemes, illegal mining & poaching

The world has entered an era of advanced technology and it is the need of the hour for the government to adopt modern practices for rapid growth and efficiency in all sectors, he said. 

published on : 18th February 2023

Himachal govt decides to adopt orphaned kids

The Rs 101-crore scheme will cover orphans and also those staying with their relatives, specially-abled children, destitute women as well as senior citizens.

published on : 17th February 2023

Himachal Pradesh CM to babus: Speed up land acquisition compensation

Sukhu directed the district administrations, “Settle all the compensation cases to avoid inconvenience to the people.” 

published on : 16th February 2023
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