Himachal Pradesh

Four injured in group clash in Himachal mosque

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:54

Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) Tension prevailed at a mosque in Himachal Pradesh village on Tuesday when two groups of a community clashed during Eid festivities, the state police said.


Three low-intensity quakes hit Himachal

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:28

Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) Three low-intensity earthquake quakes hit Himachal Pradesh on Saturday but there were no reports of damage to life or property, an official told IANS.


Himachal Pradesh bill to ban sale of loose cigarettes

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:14

Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur on Friday introduced a bill in the assembly to dissuade youngsters from tobacco use and smoking, making provisions for registration of tobacco sellers.


Himachal HC quashes case against BJP MP Anurag Thakur

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 15:54

Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) In a setback to the state government, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday quashed a criminal case registered against state cricket body chief and BJP MP Anurag Thakur on charge of encroaching land to construct the Dharamsala stadium.


Rejuvenate yourself with serenity, peace in the nature's lap

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 11:44

Kasol (Himachal Pradesh), July 29 (IANS) Break the monotony and get out of your hectic city life to explore the silence and solace of nature amid glorious mountain peaks. In the land of the Himalayas, there are many places to rid yourself of stress and truly search for peace.


HC notice to ED on Virbhadra's plea against any coercive action

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 17:38

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea filed by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh seeking a restraint order against the agency taking any coercive action against him, in wake of the arrest of an LIC agent in connection with a money laundering case.


Himachal court questions over delay in road construction

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 20:54

Shimla, July 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Saturday asked the state government to look into the inordinate delay in the construction of a World Bank-funded road in Shimla's prominent apple belt and again directed the contractor to complete the work expeditiously.


Himachal gets heavy rains, more in store

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 17:32

Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Friday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while major rivers and tributaries were swollen again, officials said.


Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage begins in Himachal Pradesh

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:52

Shimla, July 15 (IANS) About 20,000 pilgrims are expected to pay obeisance to Shrikhand Mahadev, a rock Shiva lingam, in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh over 10 days starting from Friday, an official said.


Himachal HC seeks status report on Baddi pollution

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 00:03

Shimla, July 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed the state to file status report by August 3 regarding raising industrial pollution in state's biggest industrial hub Baddi.


'State best to take call on central deputation'

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 11:02

Shimla, June 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed that the state is the best authority to take a call on central deputation and the judiciary should maintain restraint in this regard.


Himachal may get heavy rainfall this week

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:00

Shimla, June 27 (IANS) The southwest monsoon will get aggressive in Himachal Pradesh with the weather bureau on Monday predicating heavy rainfall at some places in the state this week.


Himachal's literacy rate touches 88 per cent

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 17:54

Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has emerged as role model in the field of education since the literacy rate there has reached 88 per cent while the net enrolment ratio in respect of elementary education has touched almost 100 percent, the state government claimed on Sunday.


How do we deal with monkey menace, wonders Himachal minister

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 17:06

Shimla, June 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is soliciting public opinion on how best to tackle the 'monkey menace' which has caused crop losses worth hundreds of crores of rupees in recent years, Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri said on Sunday.