Feb 11

Budget Himachal Diary
Himachal Diary: It is populist schema in Budget 2019-20

It is a year of general elections of Lok Sabha. These elections will lead to formation of new Union government at the Centre. The state BJP government headed by Jai ram Thakur has the responsibility to contribute its best through its popular working to return back all the four seats in Lok Sabha to retain

India world Alphons tourism
India emerges 3rd largest tourist place in the world: Alphons

Punjab, Haryana, HP have yet to exploit their full potential Tourism in any country is not just fun and frolic, it is a window to the country’s rich cultural heritage as tourism has emerged as a throbbing industry that can lend an unexpected impetus to its economy. DAILYPOST Editor Ajay Bhardwaj in a freewheeling conversation

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow
Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow. The Himachal Pradesh’s capital on Friday woke up to a sunny morning with plentiful snowfall overnight, hampering traffic and snapping of electricity cables.”It was bright and sunny across the state after a day of widespread snow and rain,” an official of the Met Office told IANS. Snow hit vehicular

National Highways funds sanction HP Shimla CM
Centre sanctions 173 Cr for DPRs for 58 national highways in HP: CM Shimla

The union government has sanctioned Rs 173 crore for detailed project reports (DPR) for 58 national highways in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur stated in state Assembly Thursday.Replying to a question raised by the leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, the CM said the centre sanctioned Rs 173.75 crore for the DPRs.He further stated

Snow Himachal Pradesh
Widespread snow likely in state of Himachal Pradesh

THE SUPPLY OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES AND TRANSPORTATION OF PEOPLE MAY GET HAMPERED IN REMOTE AREAS OF THE STATE WITH MORE SNOWFALL, A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL TOLD MEDIA The State will receive widespread snowfall and rain starting on Wednesday till Friday at least, the weather office here warned on Monday. Residents and tourists have been advised not

Himachal Dairy
Himachal Dairy: Time to showcase performance

A short duration of 1 3 – d a y budget session of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly that is commencing on February 4 will showcase the political will of the state’s BJP government for executing good governance practices delivering the services to the people efficiently and honestly. This is not the first time that

IIT Mandi researchers Zika virus
IIT Mandi researchers make headway in finding treatment for Zika virus

THE ZIKA VIRUS IS A MOSQUITO-BORNE EMERGING GLOBAL PATHOGEN BELONGING TO THE FLAVIVIRUS GENUS DHARAM PRAKASH GUPTA Mandi The researchers of Indian Institute of Technology Mandi have made headway in finding a drug to treat the Zika virus (ZIKV) that has affected more than a million people across the world. A team led by Dr.

Off the Cuff
Daily Post Special: Off the Cuff

Minister forgets to salute Power Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar was the chief guest at the Republic Day function held at Bathinda on Saturday. The minister, after hoisting the tricolour, forgot to give a salute to the nation’s pride. It caused a major embarrassment for the district administration but despite noticing it on the podium they

HP high alert
Himachal Pradesh on high alert

SASE warns people not to venture out in avalanche prone areas DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla The government on Sunday put the state and district level emergency operation centers on high alert in the state. An official spokesperson said here that fresh rain/snowfall occurred in the Shimla, Kullu, Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti, Sirmour, Kangra, Solan and Chamba

Fresh snow shimla
Fresh snow in state, heavy spells likely

After days of dry weather, cold intensified its grip across Himachal Pradesh on Monday with the higher reaches receiving fresh snowfall. The weather bureau also warned of some heavy spells of snow and rain that were likely to hit the state till Wednesday. The temperature remained near freezing point at many places after an overnight

schemes disaster risk earthquake
Launches four schemes for disaster risk reduction

HE SAID DISASTER REDUCTION MEASURES SHOULD BE IN THE CURRICULUM OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS AND SHOULD ALSO BE INCORPORATED IN THE MUNICIPAL ACT Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal has stressed the need for proper designing and earthquake resilient construction of community halls and other structures in gram panchayats. Agarwal was presiding over inception workshop on

Ram Rahim CBI court panchkula jail death sentence
Justice to slain Journalist family after 17 years: Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment with three other convicts in murder case

HomeNewsBreaking  Four convicts to produce in CBI court with Ram Rahim via video conferencing in journalist murder case Nidhi Bhanot/Ravinder Singh Malik Ludhiana/Panchkula Justice to slain Journalist family after 17 years: Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment with three other convicts in murder case. In journalist murder case on Ram Rahim  hearing was carried out via video conferring

Booklovers shadow prisoners
Booklovers retreat under the shadow of prisoners

Shimla’s unique book café run by prisoners offers serene reading corner A BLEND OF REFORM TO PRESENT HOT BEVERAGES, LITERARY PURSUIT POOJA SHARMAShimlaOne of its kind book café located at the Takka Benches area above the Ridge in the heart of Shimla has the distinction of being run by the Kaithu sub-jail inmates. The book

Himachal Shimla heavy snowfall
State of Himachal, Shimla to witness heavy snowfall

The cold wave will intensify in state with widespread rain and snow forecast in the coming days by the Met Office here on Friday. The precipitation is likely to last till January 16. “Certain areas are likely to experience heavy spells of snow and rain till Sunday,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official told media.

Six states Renukaji dam project
Six states sign pact for Renukaji dam multi-purpose project

DP CORRESPONDENTShimlaChief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and five Chief Ministers of other states which included Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi participated in the MOU signing ceremony in New Delhi on Friday in the presence of Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari

Himachal PAU farming research
Himachal PAU takes lead in the natural farming research

Dharamshala CSK Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur has taken a lead among all farm universities in the country by initiating research on natural farming. The foundation stone of a model centre of Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) was laid one year back by the Himachal Pradesh Governor-cumChancellor of HPAU in the presence of Chief Minister.

shimla women police CM Rajnath
State needs more women police, CM tells Rajnath

DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla The Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Union Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Friday and requested him to sanction one more Women Indian Reserved Battalion (IRB) for Himachal Pradesh for women empowerment and ensuring better safety for women in the state. Thakur said that state government is giving priority

Swine flu Punjab Haryana cases
Swine flu gives shivers to Punjab and Haryana: Sudden spurt in cases

Swine flu no more a seasonal infection, say doctors RAVINDER SINGH MALIK/ WAMIL VASHIST Chandigarh Swine flu, believed to have crept its way during the summer of 2009 engulfing umpteen numbers of victims globally, is no more a seasonal virus infected influenza. Doctors say the bolstering of the virulence (severity in medical terms) of this

Plea against banning 'The Accidental Prime Minister' trailer rejected
‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ star cast Anupam Kher lands in trouble

A lawyer named Sudhir Kumar Ojha filed a petition against Anupam Kher and 14 other members associated with the film ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ in a Bihar court. The case was filed against the associated members of the film in Muzaffarpur’s chief judicial magistrate court for mangling with the image of some top people. The

GST revenue shortfall drags down tax revenue estimates
New GST Rates: TV, 22 items get cheaper in New Year 2019

In a new year gift to the common man, the government has notified reduction in GST rates on 23 goods and services, including movie tickets, TV and monitor screen. The consumers will pay less for these items of common consumption as the incidence of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them will come down from Tuesday. The GST Council on December 22 decided to