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Curfew extended in Himachal till June 30 with relaxations
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) The curfew has been extended in Himachal Pradesh till June 30 to contain the coronavirus pandemic with certain relaxations in movement of public transport buses and operation of hotels.
2020-05-31
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ensure better facilities in institutional quarantine centres: HP CM
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday stressed upon the need to ensure better facilities in institutional quarantine centres so that the people have a comfortable stay there.
2020-05-27
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Himachal BJP chief quits, seeks probe into health scam
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajeev Bindal, here on Wednesday, resigned from the post on moral grounds and sought an impartial probe into the last week's arrest of the state Health Director for allegedly seeking Rs 5,00,000 bribe.
2020-05-27
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Himachal to start bus services from June 1
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) 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.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
WhatsApp helps Himachal farmers amid lockdown
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) The positive impact of the lockdown, enforced to contain the coronavirus spread, is visible in the agricultural fields and orchards of Himachal Pradesh where almost 80 per cent of rural households possess some land.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Lockdown Impact: Tourism ground to a halt in Himachal
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) Tourism -- a crucial engine of Himachal Pradesh's economic growth and important source of earning for tens of thousands in the hill state -- has ground to a halt as the pandemic nose dives summer holiday plans.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Optimum potato yield cheers Himachal growers amid pandemic
Una (Himachal Pradesh), May 24 (IANS) Optimum production of potatoes this season has brought cheers on the faces of growers of Una district in Himachal Pradesh as they were apprehensive about its harvesting and marketing owing to the nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Amid pandemic, Himachal to revive rural economy through woman warriors
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) To revive the rural economy that is facing unprecedented challenges owing to the coronavirus pandemic, Himachal Pradesh is going to involve 1.50 lakh womenfolk though 5,000 self-help groups through a scheme in the state where almost 80 per cent of rural households possess some land.
2020-05-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Violations of airspace by Chinese choppers in Himachal
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Chinese helicopters violated Indian airspace twice in Himachal Pradesh last month, officials revealed on Sunday.
2020-05-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Himachal villagers take up cudgels against virus
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) With Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur motivating the panchayat heads to play a crucial role to trace and quarantine at the gram panchayat levels all those who returned from other states, locals have also started taking cudgels to protect themselves and community amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Two more test positive for COVID-19 in Himachal; tally 69
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Two new COVID1-9 cases were detected in Himachal Pradesh, taking the tally of positive cases in the state to 69.
2020-05-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
University in Himachal to study Covid-19 drugs
Shimla, May 13 (IANS) A team of scientists from a university in Himachal Pradesh has been offered a grant through Microsoft to conduct research on finding drugs to cure and prevent Covid-19.
2020-05-13
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Return of one lakh people spikes cases to 25: Himachal CM
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said that with one lakh people returning to Himachal Pradesh from across the country, the number of active COVID-19 cases has spiked to 25 in the hill state.
2020-05-12
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Himachal imposes Covid cess on liquor
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Liquor to be costlier in Himachal Pradesh with the state Cabinet on Friday deciding to levy Covid cess, government officials said.
2020-05-08
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Himachal CM seeks opening of more army canteens
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday urged the Union government to open army canteens in those areas where there are no facilities for the soldiers and ex-servicemen.
2020-05-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
1,305 held, 1,484 booked so far for curfew violations in Himachal
Shimla, May 5 (IANS) As many as 1,484 people were booked for violating curfew in Himachal, of which 1,305 were arrested even as 20 persons were booked in 10 cases of assault on police, Director General of Police (DGP) S.R. Mardi said on Tuesday.
2020-05-05
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Farmers in Himalayan peaks go for long shelf-life peas
Shimla, May 2 (IANS) Farmers in tiny hamlets spread over Himalayan peaks of the picturesque Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh are counting on their peas to see them amid lockdown and market uncertainty.
2020-05-02
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Enjoyed Rishi Kapoor's movies as fan: Sangay
Dharamsala, April 30 (IANS) Paying tributes to Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay on Thursday said he watched his movies and enjoyed them as a fan.
2020-04-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
7 houses gutted in Himachal blaze
Shimla, April 29 (IANS) A massive fire in a village in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Wednesday gutted at least seven wooden houses and property worth lakhs of rupees, officials said.
2020-04-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal relaxes curfew for morning walkers
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) 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.
2020-04-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Himachal cherry growers anxious of lockdown impact
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) It's cherry season in Himachal Pradesh. The Shimla district that alone accounts for over 90 per cent of the state's cherry output is set to reap a bountiful crop.
2020-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Army launches search op after soldier falls into Himachal river
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) A massive search and rescue operation has been launched by the Indian Army for Lance Havildar Prakash Ralla of Tripeak Brigade who had fallen into the Sutlej river while negotiating a crossing near the Line of Actual Control in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, a statement said on Friday.
2020-04-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
No monkey business in Himachal amid lockdown!
Shimla, April 10 (IANS) For the monkeys, it's no more business as usual in Himachal Pradesh tourist resorts, for now.
2020-04-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Himachal's lone CPI-M MLA donates salary to fight COVID-19
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) As a goodwill gesture, Himachal Pradesh's lone Communist Party of India (Marxist) Legislator Rakesh Singha has announced to donate his salary as a lawmaker for the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to fight Covid-19.
2020-04-09
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Himachal varsity develops herbal hand sanitiser
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) To provide good quality sanitisers, the Nauni-based Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, near here, has come out with a herbal moisturising hand sanitiser.
2020-03-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Science/Tech
Central institute develops bio hand-sanitizer
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) A laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Himachal Pradesh has developed a hand-sanitizer that contains natural flavours, active tea constituents and alcohol content as per WHO guidelines.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Himachal closes all educational institutes
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday informed the state Assembly that all government and private schools, colleges and universities in the state will remain closed till March 31 as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
2020-03-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Himachal notifies coronavirus as epidemic
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday notified the Himachal Pradesh Epidemic Disease (Covid-19) Regulations, 2020, for surveillance, prevention and control of coronavirus under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.
2020-03-12
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
More rain, snow likely in Himachal's tourist places
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) The cold spell was slated to extend for a couple of days more in Himachal as many places in the hill state were likely to witness rain and moderate snow, weather officials said on Wednesday.
2020-03-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sangay urges UN human rights chief to visit Tibet too
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Democratically elected Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, who is visiting China's restive Xinjiang region, to visit Tibet too to monitor human rights conditions there.
2020-03-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Tibetans put off two global meets
Dharamsala, March 5 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) here on Thursday postponed two international summit due to coronavirus epidemic.
2020-03-05
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Himachal gave extension in service to 15 officials: CM
Shimla, March 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has given extension in service to 15 officials in various departments in 19 months, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed the Assembly on Thursday.
2020-03-05
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
FIR against HP pharma firm over J&K infant deaths
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said in the Assembly on Tuesday that after the death of nine children at a Udhampur hospital in Jammu and Kashmir last Month, a case was registered on Monday against state-based drug manufacture Digital Vision.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
FIR against HP pharma firm over J&K infant deaths
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said in the Assembly on Tuesday that after the death of nine children at a Udhampur hospital in Jammu and Kashmir last Month, a case was registered on Monday against state-based drug manufacture Digital Vision.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
FIR against HP pharma firm over J&K infant deaths
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said in the Assembly on Tuesday that after the death of nine children at a Udhampur hospital in Jammu and Kashmir last Month, a case was registered on Monday against state-based drug manufacture Digital Vision.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Himachal HC seeks report on inhuman conditions in jails
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the state to file a fresh status report on the inhuman conditions in jails.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
After two decades, highly revered Himachal deity on sojourn
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) A rare glimpse of deity culture is being witnessed these days mostly in interiors of Himachal Pradesh as highly revered Domeshwar devta is on his sojourn, once in two decades, travelling village to village with his followers in a tastefully decorated palanquin amid the sounding of trumpets and drums
2020-03-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Features
Apple arrears touch Rs 2,449.19 lakh: HImachal Minister
Shimla, March 2 (IANS) Payment of arrears to apple growers in Himachal Pradesh touched Rs 2,449.19 lakh owing to fund crunch and the liability has been pending since 2013, state Horticulture Minister Mohinder Singh informed the assembly on Monday.
2020-03-02
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Features
SJVNL keen to tap power in Arunachal's LOhit basin
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Hydropower major Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) has evinced interest in tapping electricity in Arunachal Pradesh's Lohit Basin.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy
Himchal to host paragliding pre-World Cup
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) Himchal Pradesh will host the paragliding pre-Word Cup at Bir Billing in Kangra district from March 31, event organisers said on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Two suspected coronavirus cases isolated in Leh
Leh, Feb 20 (IANS) Two suspected coronavirus patients have been quarantined at the SNM Hospital here.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Sawra Kuddu project will start generation by April
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) The first unit of 111 MW Sawra Kuddu Hydroelectric Project in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district will start generating power by April, state-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (HPPCL) said on Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy
Six Chinese screened in Shimla, no symptoms of coronavirus
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) Six Chinese nationals who were screened for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Himachal Pradesh capital, showed no symptoms of the disease, officials said on Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Manali's ace skier to promote Switzerland tourism
Manali, Feb 19 (IANS) Twenty-three year-old Aanchal Thakur, the first Indian to win a medal at an international skiing event, has been invited by Switzerland tourism as a Brand Ambassador.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Himachal approves annual plan of Rs 7,900 crore
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) An annual plan size of Rs 7,900 crore for the next fiscal was approved on Monday at a meeting of the Himachal Pradesh Planning Board presided over by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Dalai Lama lauds Kejriwal's happiness curriculum initiative
Dharamsala, Feb 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday congratulated Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his party's success in the Assembly elections, saying his initiative to incorporate aspects of inner mental development into the school curriculum is laudable.
2020-02-12
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Himachal to present budget on March 6
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) The Budget Session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly will begin on February 25 with Governor Bandaru Dattatreya's address, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-02-04
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Himachal's Pong sees 68% rise in bar-headed goose population
Pong Dam (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 2 (IANS) Flying thousands of miles from their native habitat in high-altitude lakes in Central Asia to avoid the extreme winter, the bar-headed geese, an endangered migratory bird species, regularly descend wetlands across India.
2020-02-02
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
R-Day celebrated in minus 10 degrees in Himachal town
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Facing extreme freezing temperatures, people in Himachal Pradesh's remote Kaza town in the Spiti Valley celebrated India's 71st Republic Day.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Himachal court pulls up roadways over dues settlement
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday reprimanded state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) for not giving retirement benefits to retired employees in time.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights