HPCC working president Harsh Mahajan joins BJP
In a major jolt to Congress in Himachal Pradesh, the working president of Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) and former Cabinet Minister in Virbhadra Singh government, Harsh Mahajan joined BJP in New Delhi on Wednesday. A three time MLA from Chamba constituency was considered a right-hand man of former Chief
CM flags off Shimla – Delhi flight
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur flagged off Shimla – Delhi Air Flight from Jubbarhatti Airport on Monday, virtually. The ATR -42-600 aircraft of Alliance Airline took off from Shimla resuming the air service from Jubbarhatti Airport after a gap of almost two years. Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation,
Seven die in accident near Banjar (Kullu)
Seven tourists traveling in a Traveler Tempo have lost their lives and ten others injured after the tempo fell into a deep gorge in Jhalod nullah near Ghiyagi on Banjar – Jalodi -Jot road Sunday night at about 8.30 PM. SP Kullu Gurdev Chand Sharma said, “A group of tourists comprising
Mukhya Mantri Ek Bigha Yojna helping rural women
Mukhya Mantri Ek Bigha Yojna (MMEBY) launched by Himachal Pradesh government is proving to be of immense help for rural women as the main objective of the scheme is to strengthen their economy by connecting them with livelihood activities. Under the scheme women are linked with self help groups (SHGs)
“Stable government key to development” – PM Narendra Modi
Incessant rain and inclement weather turned out to a great spoiler for the organizers of Yuva Vijay Sankalp Rally of BJYM as Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not make it to the rally at Paddal ground Mandi on Saturday. As thousands of youths from different parts of Himachal Pradesh waited
PM fails to reach Mandi due to bad weather
Prime Minister Narender Modi , who was scheduled to address a Youth Rally at Mandi on Saturday could not land here due to heavy downpour and bad weather . However, the PM addressed the rally virtually from New Delhi.
CM inaugurates upgraded milk plant at Chakkar
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated a new Milkfed Plant Chakkar built with the cost of Rs 16.32 crore in Balh area (Mandi) increasing its capacity to over 50,000 litres . Addressing a public meeting on this occasion the CM said, “HP Milkfed collected about 395 lakh liters of milk
Chief Election Commissioner reviews poll preparedness for HP Assembly election
A team of Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner of India (CEC) Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey held various meetings to review the poll preparedness for the forthcoming Assembly Elections in Himachal Pradesh on Friday at Shimla and met representatives of various political parties.
Passengers suffer as state government fails to regulate private buses
As the Himachal Pradesh government has failed to regulate private buses in the state, passengers traveling in these buses rue highhandedness of the private bus operators. Though, the Transport department has set norms and issued directions from time to time but these are being violated with impunity, tell passengers .
Bilaspur district gets DGGI prize consecutively for the second time
Bilaspur district administration has bagged second prize of District Good Governance Index (DGGI) for two times in a row. The prize was given in a ceremony at Vipasha Sadan by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday to DC Bilaspur Pankaj Rai. The prize is given for achievement indicators in