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Amit Shah defends PM Modi, taunts Manmohan Singh
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Dec. 11 : Defending Narendra Modi who has been drawing flak post the demonetisation drive, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said the nation has finally got a Prime Minister who puts forth his views before the nation.

Cash crunch to dampen merry-making in Himachal's icy heights (Human ...
Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 9 : Locals in this landlocked town and nearby villages in the picturesque Lahaul Valley, known worldwide for growing virus-free seed potatoes, are worried.

China's diktat indicates 'whether there is religious freedom or not': ...
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Dec. 9 : As China recently issued directions to Tibetans and Chinese pilgrims visiting India to come back before 'Kalachakra' (Wheel of Time) initiations by the Tibetan spiritual leader, the 14th Dalai Lama dubbed the diktat as "sad", saying it is an ...

Dalai Lama dubs China's diktat to pilgrims to return before ...
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Dec. 8 : As China recently issued directions to the Tibetans and Chinese pilgrims visiting India to come back before 'Kalachakra' (Wheel of Time) initiations by Tibetan spiritual leader, the 14th Dalai Lama on Thursday dubbed the diktat as "sad", saying it is ...

Himachal Governor asks universities to go cashless
Shimla, Dec 7 : Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Wednesday asked universities in the state to go cashless and also to create awareness on digital ways to make payments.

Himachal Governor, CM condole Jayalalithaa's death
Shimla, Dec 6 : Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday mourned the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh seeks change of judge in DA case
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Dec. 6 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday wrote to Chief Justice of India (CJI), Tirath Singh Thakur and the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court G. Rohini, seeking the judge, currently hearing the disproportionate assets case against him, ...

Himachal Pradesh: Cashless system to be implemented across ...
Shimla [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): After implementing the cashless system at Raj Bhawan in Himachal Pradesh, Governor and Chancellor of Universities Acharya Devvrat has taken the initiative to extend the system in all government and private sector universities in the state.

Preity Zinta's cousin commits suicide; wife, in-laws held
Shimla, Dec 3 : Bollywood actor Preity Zinta's cousin Nitin Chauhan committed suicide in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla owing to a matrimonial dispute. His wife and in-laws were arrested on Sunday for forcing him to take the extreme step, police said.

Preity Zinta's cousin commits suicide in Himachal
Shimla, Dec 3 : Bollywood actor Preity Zinta's cousin Nitin Chauhan committed suicide in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla owing to a matrimonial dispute, police said on Saturday.

Most banks in Himachal remain cashless
Shimla, Dec 1 : Most of the banks across Himachal Pradesh remained without cash on the first salary day since demonetisation and long queues were seen throughout the day.

In parts of Himachal, Diwali celebrations begin now!
Shimla, Dec 1 : In some interior areas of mountainous Himachal Pradesh, Diwali celebrations have begun only now, almost a month after the country celebrated the Festival of Lights.

Thank God, it's sunny, say tourists in Himachal
Shimla, Dec 1 : While thick fog lay heavy on the plains of northern India, it was yet another sunny day in the hills of Himachal Pradesh with a marginal rise in the temperature on Thursday owing to prolonged sunny conditions, the Met Office here said.

3.3 magnitude tremor jolts Kullu district
Shimla(Himachal Pradesh)[India], Dec. 1(ANI): A 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Thursday, though no loss of lives or property have been reported so far.

Cabinet approves inclusion and amendments in Central List of OBC for ...
New Delhi [India], Dec.1 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given its approval to notify inclusion and or amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes (OBC) notified in respect of the eight states of Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and ...

Low intensity quake hits Himachal
Shimla, Dec 1 : Parts of Himachal Pradesh experienced a low intensity earthquake on early Thursday, an official said here.

Cabinet nods inclusion, amendments in central list of OBC
New Delhi, Nov 30 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to notify inclusion/amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes (OBC), notified in respect of states of Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and amp; Kashmir and Uttarakhand.

Himachal allows Singapore firm to develop town near Shimla
Shimla, Nov 29 : The Himachal Pradesh Housing and Urban Development Authority (HIMUDA) on Tuesday gave green light to a Singapore company for developing a smart integrated township on the outskirts of Shimla town to decongest it, said a state minister.

Gurugram has more ATM booths than Himachal Pradesh
Gurugram, Nov 28 : Haryana's commercial and industrial hub Gurugram alone has many more ATM booths than the total in Himachal Pradesh state and much more banking business as compared to 18 other districts of Haryana, an official said on Monday.

Herbal, traditional Indian medicine fair ends today
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India] Nov. 28 (ANI): Three days herbal and traditional Indian medicine fair which begun on Saturday will culminate today.

State revenue increased due to effective steps: Himachal government
Shimla, Nov 27 : The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday said the state revenue had recorded remarkable increase in the wake of effective steps for transparent tax collection and extension of various concessions/facilities to different industry.

Himachal sees 80% deficit rains, may hit wheat crop
Shimla, Nov 27 : More than 80 per cent of wheat sowing has been completed in Himachal Pradesh in the Rabi season, but the prolonged dry spell for almost two months is causing anxiety among the farmers as they apprehend it will badly hit the crop.

Himachal sees sunny days, but nippy nights
Shimla, Nov 26 : The hills of Himachal Pradesh have been experiencing long sunny days but chilly nights, a weather official said here on Saturday. There are no chances of rain or snow in most of the prominent tourist destinations for almost a week.

Sunny, but nippy nights in Himachal
Shimla, Nov 26 : The hills of Himachal Pradesh has been experiencing long sunny days but chilly nights, a weather official said here on Saturday. There are no chances of rain in most of the prominent tourist destinations for almost a week.

Himachal temple offerings dip by 40 per cent
Shimla, Nov 25 : The cash crunch owing to demonetisation of high-value currency has severely hit the offerings in all major Hindu temples of Himachal Pradesh.

Annandale ground to remain with army: Virbhadra
Shimla, Nov 23 : The status quo over Shimla's Annandale ground, the picturesque flat highland, will continue with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday saying it would stay with the army - as it has since 1941.

In HP, illegal sand mining in Sutlej basin damages environment
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Nov. 23 (ANI): Illegal sand mining in the Sutlej River basin in Himachal Pradesh is on the rise. This unscientific and illegal method of sand queering is not only creating environmental hazards, but also, giving a fillip to corruption.

Himachal deploys paralegals to help in currency exchange
Shimla, Nov 22 : The Himachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (HPSLSA) on Tuesday directed all the district legal services authorities to deploy paralegals as volunteers to help the people in exchanging demonetised currency notes from banks.

Cash crunch hits Himachal potato growers
Una (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 22 : Hardly any trader is buying potatoes in this Himachal Pradesh town this season owing to the cash crunch after demonetisation of high-value currency notes. Normally, potatoes here sell like hot cakes.

Himachal Pradesh: Situation in banks almost stable post ...
Shimal [India], Nov. 20 : In Himachal Pradesh, the situation in different banks after demonetisation has been brought almost under control now, as the ATM's are working and people are steadily withdrawing the newly minted 2000 Rupee notes.

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