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BJP legislators’ meet in Chandigarh, new entrants present

Shimla: Total 44 BJP MLAs Including newly inducted members Prakash Rana from Joginder Nagar (Mandi district) and Hoshiyar Singh from Dehra (Kangra) attended the BJP legislative party meeting held at Himachal Bhawan Chandigarh on Thursday in which all…

HP Cong. petitions Speaker on 2 Indpendent MLAs joining BJP

Shimla: Ahead of state Assembly Election and during President election political temperature is on hype as Congress party filed a complaint before the Speaker of Himachal Pradesh Assembly Mr Vipin Singh Parmar Singh disqualification of two BJP MLAs…

Himachal’s 1st Mountain Biking event from June 23

Shimla: In order to promote the tourism activities and cycling culture in the State and to showcase the beautiful terrain of Himachal Pradesh to the world, the 1st Mountain Biking event is being organized from Shimla to Janjehli by Hastapa in…

Himachal High Court seeks report on encroachment

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday sought a report from state government and forest department over encroachment under under Tikkar Panchayat of Rohru Subdivision. According to the order, demarcation of forest land in the Panchayat would…

Justice AA Sayed to be new chief justice of Himachal HC

Shimla: Union Ministry of Law and Justice and Department of Justice on Sunday appointed Mr Justice Amjad Ahtesham Sayed, Judge of the Bombay High Court as the new Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court. Adl. Secretary of union government…

Aspirational District Program reviewed by CM Thakur in Chamba

Shimla: The officers of the State Government must work with greater commitment and zeal to ensure that the ongoing projects nearing completion in the district were completed within the stipulated time period so that the people of the district could…

Two killed in while paragliding in Himachal

Shimla: Two persons were at a Paragliding site in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Wednesday due to sudden windstorms, according to state disaster management authority spokesperson. The paraglider along with a 21-year-old tourist from Ambala…

BJP workers excited about PM’s visit: Vishal Naihariya

Dharamshala: There is a lot of enthusiasm among the general public along with the BJP workers on the scheduled two-day visit of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Dharamshala starting on June 16. On Sunday, Vishal Naihariya, MLA Dharamsala, held…

AAP appoints IIT Prof Sandeep Pathak as HP Jt. in-charge

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced its Rajya Sabha member Dr Sandeep Pathak as co-incharge of Himachal Pradesh ahead of crucial assembly elections in the state. Issuing a letter, National Secretary Pankaj Gupta announced that…

Ahead of PM visit HRTC employees call off strike

Shimla: Around 4500 drivers of Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (HRTC), who had threatened to go on a state wide from May 30 onwards, called off their plans after the state government agreed to their demands on Friday. Consultations were…

Major Fire breaks out in a cloth shop in Kangra

Kangra: Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a devastating fire that broke out at a shop in Hospital Gali of the main market of this temple town. However, there was no loss of life in the incident. A local shopkeeper noticed smoke coming…

Former Union minister Pandit Sukh Ram passes away at 94

Veteran Congress leader and former Union minister Pandit Sukh Ram has passed away, his grandson said. He was 94. Sukh Ram was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on May 7. A Himachal Pradesh Congress…

Rajiv Sharma becomes new Chief Architect of HP PWD

Shimla, May 4: Sr. Architect of Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department Rajiv Sharma was appointed as the new Chief Architect of Public Work Department at Shimla, the state government said on Wednesday. A notification was issued to this effect…