Himachal Pradesh

CBI says no plan to arrest Virbhadra's children

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 19:32

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The CBI on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's children were called for questioning in the disproportionate case against him as witnesses and the agency has no plans to detain them.


Himachal starts skill development scheme

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 17:00

Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is making efforts to strengthen skill development activities and infrastructure.


Himachal CM announces development projects worth Rs 27 crore

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 18:58

Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday announced a slew of developmental projects entailing an expenditure of Rs 27 crore for Sirmaur district, including setting up of a mini-secretariat in Rajgarh town.


Commuters hit as state-run buses off Himachal roads

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 07:48

Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Commuters faced problems on Tuesday morning after employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has fleet of over 2,500 buses, went on a two-day strike late on Monday night.


Himachal roadways staff to go on strike

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 10:46

Shimla, June 13 (IANS) Employees of Himachal state roadways have threatened to go on a two-day strike starting from Monday night.


Strengthen trauma care services to save human lives: Himachal CM

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 19:48

Tanda (Himachal Pradesh), June 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday underlined the need to strengthen emergency and trauma care services to save people injured in road accidents and also a fund for road safety.


Himachal CM reaches CBI office for questioning

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 11:58

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters on Friday for the second round of questioning in the case involving acquiring wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income.


Virbhadra Singh failed to counter evidence: Claims CBI

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 21:14

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday reportedly "failed to explain the evidences" against him during questioning by the CBI here and he was summoned again on Friday for a second round of questioning in a case of alleged disproportionate wealth.


Himachalis in high, remote villages too suffer from diabetes: Minister

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 20:06

Shimla, May 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Thakur Singh said people settled in state's remote areas are also becoming diabetic and inhabitants of the country's highest villages Hikkim and Komik in the Spiti Valley have also been diagnosed with the lifestyle disease.


Forest fires ravage 3,000 hectares in Himachal

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:44

Shimla, May 2 (IANS) Summer fires in Himachal Pradesh's grasslands and forests have so far led to 378 incidents, mainly in the low hills, and destroyed flora and fauna in over 3,000 hectares, a senior forest official said on Monday.


Himachal chief minister distributes computers to students

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 15:54

Sundernagar, May 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday launched 'Rajiv Gandhi Digital Student Yojna' here in this town in Mandi district, said an official statement.