January 22, 2021


Three 'farmers' from Punjab arrested in Shimla

Braving pandemic, thousands take holy dip in Himachal rivers

Himachal's Narkanda, Kothi get more snowfall

Hilly terrain, inclement weather pose challenges to HP's corona warriors

The past is past, says Dalai Lama on New Year greetings

Northern plains colder than 'Queen of Hills'

ITC Hotels launch Welcomhotel Shimla

Shimla gets season's first snowfall

Three-phase panchayat polls in Himachal from Jan 17

Himachal makes law against forced religious conversion

Manali gets more snow, Shimla awaits white covers

500 tonnes of fish to be harvested from HP's Gobind Sagar dam

Cold to tighten grip in Himachal with rain, snow forecast

Khattar examined in Shimla hospital for hill sickness

Create street vendors' zones, says Himachal minister



Himachal's Solan, Mandi, Palampur to be Municipal Corporations

Himachal's Keylong sees season's first snowfall



From The Nursing Books To Online Teaching And Simulation Pattern Of Examination

Dalai Lama lauds World Food Programme for Nobel prize

Dharamsala,  Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday congratulated the World Food Programme (WFP) for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, saying hunger and poverty can only be eliminated on the basis of international cooperation

Former CBI chief commits suicide in Shimla

Shimla,  Former CBI chief and Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence here.

It is learnt that the former state Director General of Police was under depression for sometime now. Shimla Superintendent of Police Mohit Chawla confirmed the incident.

Modi inaugurates strategic Atal highway tunnel in Himalayas

Manali,  After a decade of sheer hard work of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the strategic Atal highway tunnel, one of the world's most challenging and a marvel of engineering motorways, in the Himalayas that will also bring the infantry combat vehicles closer to the Line of Actual Control.

United Nations Development Programme and Punjab Planning Dept. bestow SDG Action Award to  The Kalgidhar Trust, Baru Sahib

Himachal gives green signal to reopen schools from Sept 21

No e-pass needed for travelling to Himachal

Punjab leaders should air grievances at party forum only: Cong

Shimla's table-top airport 'riskiest': Aviation experts

Three inducted into Himachal Cabinet in first expansion

Himachal Guv seeks PGIMER help to control corona in state

Himachal scientists develop immunity booster herbal tea

Vigil intensified along China border in Himachal

Shimla, J Vigil along the China border has been stepped up in Himachal Pradesh after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a violent standoff with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, officials said on Thursday.

"The security has been intensified to check any movement of unauthorised people along the Chinese border," a senior police official told IANS over phone

Covid-19 vaccine by Sinovac shows positive results in initial trials

Beijing,  Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac has said that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, CoronaVac, has been found to induce immune response in initial human trials.

No severe adverse events were reported in either the phase-1 or phase-2 trials, said the company on Saturday, while revealing preliminary results of the trials.

Ex-Pak PM tests COVID-19 positive

Islamabad,  Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his son confirmed in a tweet.

In his tweet on Saturday, Kasim Gilani blamed incumbet Prime Minister Imran Khan and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for his father contracting the virus, reports The Express Tribune.

Temples, restaurants to open from June 8: Himachal govt

Shimla, The Himachal Pradesh government on Monday said the temples and restaurants in the state will open from June 8 and not from June 1.

A government spokesman told the media they would open after the standard operating procedure and guidelines were issued by the Centre.

Thereafter, a decision would be taken by the state Department of Language, Art and Culture and the Department of Tourism.

Himachal to start bus services from June 1

Shimla - Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur on Tuesday said the state government is going to start bus services within the state from June 1.

Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC) buses would be plied with 60 per cent passenger capacity to ensure social distancing.

World Humanity Commission awards to Kalgidhar Society Baru Sahib for promoting Lessons of Humanity

Sirmaur - Demonstrating ongoing support and recognition of the valuable contribution and commitment that The Kalgidhar Society makes to humanity irrespective of caste, colour, creed or religion; World Humanity CommissionÒ headquartered in New York, USA has awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to this Himachal Pradesh based educational and social development NGO.

5.69 lakh elderly, differently-abled get advance pension in Himachal

Shimla, Amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic, the Himachal Pradesh government has provided a special relief to 5.69 lakh social security pensioners by making an advance payment of Rs 217.86 crore, officials said on Thursday.

The pension has been given for six months in advance for those settled in remote areas and three months to other beneficiaries.

68,000 want to return to Himachal, prepare facilities: CM

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said 68,000 people wanted to return to the state.

Also about 300 students would be arriving from Ukraine soon, he said, adding that all of them would be kept under institutional quarantine.

30,000 Students appear for one of the Largest Online Terminal Assessment Exams by Akal Academies

In a path breaking move, Akal Academies conducted the Terminal Exams of their students this week from classes 3rd onwards. Till this news report has been filed, around 30,000 students have already appeared for their assessments. This was preceded by intensive online classes for their students from 22 March 2020 onwards.

Himachal relaxes curfew for morning walkers

Shimla, The Himachal Pradesh government, here on Saturday, decided to relax curfew in morning hours (5.30 a.m. to 7 a.m.) from Sunday to help people take morning walk.

The decision was taken at a meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, held to review the coronavirus epidemic situation in the state.

Himachal to take call on MHA order on shops reopening: Official

Chandigarh, Authorities in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday said a decision is yet to be taken to reopen the shops providing non-essential goods and services across the state amid imposition of curfew as per the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) latest order.

The order needs review and clearance at the high level as the state is under imposition of curfew, an official said.