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Independent India’s first voter turns 100.

Independent India’s first voter completed century of his life. Master Shyam Saran Negi, from Kinnaur, has turned 100 years old today. On this occasion, Masterji celebrated his birthday between Buddhist monasteries at his place of residence.Friends and local people of Kinnaur came  to wish him a happy birthday. Also, the SDM Major Avniinder Kumar from

Heavy rain alert in Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rain alert in Himachal Pradesh

Even before the arrival of the monsoon, there is good rainfall in Himachal Pradesh. According to the Meteorological Department, it has issued warning of heavy rains in the next 48 hours.Heavy rains in the state can cause devastation. In the areas of Una and its adjacent areas, there is light rain in some places after

Seven killed in Himachal road accident

Seven killed Himachal road accident five survivors sustained injuries. Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Seven pilgrims, including six of a family, were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge here in Himachal Pradesh early on Monday, the police said.The vehicle carrying 12 persons fell more than 200 metres below

Virbhadra turns 83, Says he’s still young.

Virbhadra Singh affectionately called as ‘Raja Saheb’ turned 83, but the passion and courage of his work tells that he is not tired yet. Even at this age, he feels young and energetic. Virbhadra Singh, who was in charge of the state for the sixth time, was born on June 23, 1934, in Rampur Busher

11 feared dead as building collapses in Himachal pradesh

11 feared dead as building collapses in Himachal pradesh

11 feared dead as building collapses in Himachal pradesh . At least 11 people were feared dead after a three-storey building collapsed today in Nurpur sub-division of Himachal Pradesh Kangra district. About a dozen labourers were working at an adjoining construction site when the building collapsed.The workers were digging up the foundation when the adjoining

This June, Place to go for your holidays: Lahaul Valley

This June, Place to go for your holidays: Lahaul Valley

The picturesque Lahaul valley in Himachal Pradesh is the place to be in for holidays this year. Plan your travel to be in time for the Chander-Bhaga Sangam Parv, to be held on June 12.This year it will be held on June 12 and Union Minister of State for Tourism Mahesh Sharma and Haryana Chief


CBI opposed the bail plea of HP CM Virbhadra singh

A Delhi Court on Monday reserved its order on the bail plea of all the accused in the Disproportionate Assets (DA) case, including Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.The order will be pronounced at 2 pm today.Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has opposed the bail plea of Virbhadra Singh.Opposing the bail the CBI

Himachal assembly passes state GST Bill

Himachal assembly passes state GST Bill. Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh in a special assembly session on Saturday unanimously approved the state Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who also holds a finance portfolio, moved the bill which was supported by the main opposition party – the Bharatiya Janata Party.The bill

Manisha Koirala wants to write a book on Cancer survivor

Manisha Koirala wants to write a book on Cancer Survivor

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala was diagnosed with cancer disease is all set to make her comeback in film industry with her upcoming movie “Dear Maya”. With this Manisha also announced that she write a book on Cancer Survivor.In an earlier interview, Manisha is quoted saying that she wants to write this book with the help

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Amit Shah’s Chandigarh visit may affect political equations in Punjab

After touring Tripura, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, as a part of his 95-day tour plan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah will now visit Chandigarh on May 20. Shah will interact with party leaders and works for seeking their suggestions for strengthening the party at grass root levels. Shah will also take


Woman found dead under Mysterious Circumstances

A 39 year old school teacher was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her car, on the road to Morni Hills. She was stabbed with knife 25 times before she bled to death. Reena Devi Pun was a resident of Dhakoli and hailing from Himachal Pradesh.On Thursday night, Reena, along with her younger son Punu,


‘Centre should assist in controlling cross-border drug smuggling’

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday sought help and cooperation from the Centre and neighboring states in putting an end to smuggling of drugs into the state from across the border.Addressing the 28th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council (NZC) here, presided over by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Amarinder referred to the rampant drug


Rajnath Singh to chair Northern Zonal Council meeting in City Beautiful today

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting of the Northern Zonal Council comprising Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Union Territory of Chandigarh in the city on Friday.The Chief Ministers of the states that fall in this zone, some Ministers, Chief Secretaries and senior officers

Himachal Pradesh: Shimla under thick blanket of snow

Two IT Parks to be set up in Himachal Pradesh: Official

Dharamsala: Two IT Parks will shortly be developed in Himachal Pradesh with the help of Software Technology Park of India (STPI), a senior official said on Tuesday. “One of such park shall be developed in Gaggal near Dharamsala,” IT Advisor to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Gokul Butail informed here. As it is valley area and

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh hospitalised for viral fever

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh hospitalised for viral fever in IGMC hospital in Shimla on Monday. According to the information, Virbhadra has been suffered with a viral fever and been treated in IGMC

Light rainfall in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: Light rainfall occurred at isolatedplaces in Himachal Pradesh today, while the weather remained dry in most parts of the state owing to weakening of the monsoon. Bilaspur, Jubbal, Sundernagar and Bijai received 17 mm, 10 mm, 7 mm and 3 mm of rainfall respectively, while hot and humid conditions prevailed in lower hills. The

Will Himachal Pradesh ever have a third political option?

The tiny hill state of Himachal is in dire need of third option, an alternate to Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which have ruled the state one by one for past over three and a half decades.But unfortunately, whosoever has tried out an alternate to these two parties, has failed in Himachal. The

Apple production in HP takes a dip this year

Shimla: It is no good news for the apple lovers…The apple production in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh has reduced to half this year owing to the same old story of hostile weather. Even as the apples of early varieties have started rolling out of the state to bigger markets of Delhi, Chandigarh and

Kejriwal to meditate in Dharamkot for 10 days

Chandigarh: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is all set to retreat at a meditation centre here where he would not be allowed to meet anyone. The Delhi CM will stay in a single bedroom with a small window from August 1 to 12 in Dharamkot. Even mobile phones are not allowed inside and meals are provided