Mar 13

Himachal Pradesh firm accused of stealing Rs 2175 crores sales tax

Himachal Pradesh firm accused of stealing Rs 2175 crores sales tax. The Excise and Taxation Department of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday filed a cheating and fraud case against Indian Techno MAC Company in Sirmaur for allegedly stealing Rs 2,175 crores sales tax. The company, which was established before 2009, took the central sales tax exemption

Rajinikanth refuses to talk politics on pilgrimage in Himachal

Rajinikanth refuses to talk politics on pilgrimage in Himachal. Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth, who is on an annual spiritual pilgrimage to the Himalayas, refused to talk about politics when he was queried about his party, which is yet to be named. “I am on a pilgrimage here. It (the visit) is excellent, so divine and different from

HP: 920-kg drugs seized, 256 booked in special drive
HP: 920-kg drugs seized, 256 booked in special drive

Shimla – In a major crackdown, more than 920 kilograms of narcotics were seized and 256 persons, including a foreigner, booked for allegedly smuggling drugs during the past seven weeks in Himachal Pradesh, a senior police official said today.The special drive was launched by the police under a 100-day action plan, and around 88kg of cannabis,

Politics in India at uncertain, divided stage: Himachal Governor

Politics in India at uncertain, divided stage: Himachal Governor. Indian Politics is not in a good condition and is currently based on an uncertainty of ideas, pointed out Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat. He said this was because religion was being interpreted wrongly to the extent that it is creating divisions between and among

Sanitary Pad Rajdhani Express
Piyush Goyal hails sanitary pad dispensers installation in Rajdhani Express

Hailing the first-of-a-kind initiative of onboard sanitary pad dispensers in Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Railway minister Piyush Goyal announced that there are “plans to extend this facility to other trains as well”.  He took to his Twitter handle to speak on the same, “In a first of its kind initiative, Indian Railways installed sanitary pad

Himachal HC
Himachal HC gets tough against construction on green belt

Himachal HC: Acting tough against ongoing construction activities in Shimla, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered that no construction of any nature would be carried out in vacant lands or green belts without its consent.”No construction of any nature shall be carried out by the Municipal Corporation of Shimla over the vacant, green and

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Himachal to promote ‘no-honking’

No-honking: The government will launch a ‘no-honking’ campaign in Himachal Pradesh to spread awareness regarding the health hazards from honking by motorists, it was announced on Saturday.A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Manisha Nanda in Shimla. She said it had been felt that unnecessary honking was

Eight pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal Pradesh

Eight pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal Pradesh . According to sources, eight pilgrims who were belongs to Punjab were killed in Bilaspur Distt. of Himachal Pradesh. The vehicle rolled down a gorge at Swarghat on the Chandigarh-Manali national highway in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Mandeep Singh (28),

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Himachal CM to present budget for 2018-19 on March 9

Budget 2018-19: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will present his first budget for 2018-19 on March 9, speaker of the Assembly said on Wednesday.The month-long budget session commencing on March 6 would have seventeen sittings, including two private members days and nine days recess from March 17 to 25.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur,

J-K, Himachal to witness heavy snowfall on Feb 24
J-K, Himachal to witness heavy snowfall on Feb 24

J-K, Himachal witness heavy snowfall on Feb 24: Meteorological (MeT) Department scientist Naresh Kumar said that heavy snowfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on February 24. Speaking to ANI, he further said that western disturbance will be approaching Indian region on February 20 and 23. “From February 20, the western disturbance will be approaching

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla
Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today flagged off the electric bus service of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC). Eleven buses were flagged off for local destinations on nine different routes from the State Secretariat here by Thakur. He said the Centre would bear 90 per cent cost of

SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees
SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees

SC allows HP to carry out silviculture felling of trees: The Supreme Court today allowed Himachal Pradesh government to permit “silviculture felling” of trees to a very limited extent and said this activity should be monitored very carefully to see whether it helps in regenerating forests. The apex court, which had in December 1996 directed the

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins
In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins: A day after celebrations ended in other northern states, Mahashivratri festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town that will continue for a week, began on Thursday amidst a gathering of over 200 hill gods and goddesses.The festival is celebrated with a difference in this historical town, popularly known as Chhoti Kashi.

Sun shines bright in Himachal Pradesh hills

Sun shines bright in Himachal Pradesh hills. After two days of widespread snowfall, Shimla, Manali and other hill destinations on Wednesday woke up to a bright, sunny but bone-chilling day, the weather office said. Residents of Shimla shivered as icy winds after snowfall brought down the minimum temperature to 1.9 degrees Celsius. For the past

Himachal proposes 2018-19 annual plan at Rs 6,300 cr
Himachal proposes 2018-19 annual plan at Rs 6,300 cr

Himachal proposes 2018-19 annual plan at Rs 6,300 cr: The annual plan of Himachal Pradesh for 2018-19 has been proposed at Rs 6,300 crore compared with Rs 5,700 crore for the current fiscal, denoting a 10.52 per cent increase, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said here on Monday. Presiding over a meeting of legislators to finalise

Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow
Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow

Shimla snow: Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla and its nearby tourist destinations on Monday were wrapped in snow, giving them a picturesque look.Towns in upper Shimla district were cut off with snow piled on roads, a Met official said.This was the season’s second significant snowfall that froze the “Queen of Hills”, as Shimla was fondly called by

Himachal CM hits out at Congress for targeting his govt
Himachal CM hits out at Congress for targeting his govt

Himachal CM hits out at the Congress leaders for targeting the BJP government in the state for no valid reasons, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today said those who did nothing in the last five years were questioning the performance of the 44-day-old current regime. Talking to reporters, he alleged that the Congress leaders

Cold conditions persist in HP
Cold conditions persist in HP

Cold conditions persist in HP: Cold-wave conditions persisted in most parts of Himachal Pradesh today, even as the minimum temperatures rose marginally. The region had a windy and cloudy day and the local MeT office has predicted rains or snow at isolated places tomorrow, as a fresh western disturbances lie over the Himalayan region.Minimum temperatures rose marginally

Gudiya rape case: Court decides to extend the judicial custody of all accused

Gudiya rape case: Court decides to extend the judicial custody of all accused. In Gudiya rape case 9 policemen are in jail after the murder of accused of Gudiya rape name Suraj in police custody. All the accused in were presented before the court of the District and Sessions Court. CJM Ranjeet Singh Thakur decides

Khelo India Games
Khelo India Games: Mahima Thakur bags Gold Medal

Kabbadi player Mahima Thakur bags 2 medals including gold medal. Khelo India Games are going on in Delhi. According to information, Sports Minister will Honor Mahima for the wonderful performance in the games. Mahima thakur is native of Kullu.