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Punjab, Haryana, Himachal CMs remember Sushma Swaraj

Punjab, Haryana, Himachal CMs remember Sushma Swaraj

The Punjab and Haryana Chief Ministers on Wednesday expressed grief over the demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Shocked to learn of the sudden demise of Swaraj, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.”I will always remember her as a dynamic and sensitive leader with the ability to empathise with the common people. Will

Six soldiers, civilian killed in Himachal building collapse

Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 35 rescued after a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh, rescuers said on Monday.It is believed that six-eight people are still tapped in the debris.While 23 soldiers and 12 civilians were pulled out from the rubbles, the rescue operation by the

Rush in Himachal temples with onset of Navratri

Rush in Himachal temples with onset of Navratri

Rush in Himachal temples onset Navratri :Tens of thousands of devotees from across the region thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday on the first day of the eight-day-long Navratri festival. The popular temples of Naina Devi in Bilaspur; Chintpurni in Una; Baba Balak Nath in Hamirpur; Brajeshwari Devi, Jwalaji and Chamunda Devi in Kangra;

108 emergency services handle 10,000 deliveries

108 emergency services handle 10,000 deliveries

DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla:The 108-ambulance services have handled and successfully helped in the delivery of 10,000 babies assisted by our Emergency Management Technicians (EMTs) in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal launched the 108-emergency services on Dec 25, 2010 and the milestone is achieved on March 28 this year. This way, one baby was with the assistance EMT every

Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, rescue operations on

 Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search operation despite inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five more have gone missing. As the efforts entered the second day, the authorities suspected that the soldiers might be trapped in the snow pile spread over a 200 square

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.

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.

Himachal Sheep rearers suffer

Himachal : Sheep-rearers suffer due to lack of separate directorate

Sheep rearers, mostly nomadic Gaddis, are a harried lot as the state doesn’t have a separate sheep directorate to solve problems faced by the community that is always on the move. Consequently, the number of sheep is dwindling in the past decade in this hilly state. According to 2012 animal census, Himachal has nearly eight lakh sheep and 12 lakh goats, thus constituting nearly 40 percent of the

Petrol, diesel prices continue to fall on Sunday

North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor

Narinder Jagga North states agree to uniform rate of fuel and liquor. The five states of North region Punjab, Haryana, UP, Himachal , Delhi and UT Chandigarh have agreed to bring the similarity on rates of VAT on Petrol, diesel , liquor and other items. It was decided to constitute a committee of officers of

For water issue, a delegation to proceed to Pakistan from Atari-Wagha on August 28

For water issue, a delegation to proceed to Pakistan from Atari-Wagha on August 28

Narinder Jagga Water issue: Process is likely to be initiated to end the water scarcity in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, J & K and Himachal in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC), which is scheduled for August 28 to 31 in Lahore (Pakistan). A nine member’s delegation, led by PK Sexsena, Commissioner from Ministry of External

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

HP: 27 school kids among 30 killed in accident.

HP: 27 school kids among 30 killed in accident

Shimla/Dharamshala – As many as 30 persons, including 27 students, were killed on Monday when a private school bus fell into a gorge in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Superintendent of Police Santosh Patyal confirmed the deaths. All the dead students were below the age of 10. The bus driver and two teachers were among the

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


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

Himachal district moves end age-old menstruation taboo

Himachal district moves to end age-old menstruation taboo

Himachal district moves end age-old menstruation taboo: Shimla, It’s a taboo no one really talks about in remote villages of Himachal Pradesh — but could soon end.Women in many remote parts of the mountain state are virtually ex-communicated when they are menstruating. They are forced to sleep outside the house, in cattle-like sheds known as menstruation

Mangal Pandey visit Himachal Pradesh

Mangal Pandey to visit Himachal Pradesh

Mangal Pandey visit Himachal Pradesh: Mangal Pandey will visit Himachal Pradesh today. Mangal Pandey will reach Himachal Pradesh by today evening. A three-member BJP team of Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Tomar, along with Himachal BJP in-charge Mangal Pandey, are expected to visit the state today to deliberate with the party’s 44 elected MLAs, and choose

HP election Results

HP election Results: Anirudh Singh of Congress wins

HP election Results: Since the election results are underway, a recent update about the results have come up where, Congress wins Kasumpti constituency in Himachal. Anirudh Singh of Congress wins Kasumpti seat. Anirudh Singh defeats BJP’s Vijay Jyoti by a margin of 9,397 votes. Counting of votes was today underway for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections where traditional rivals

SAD and BJP together

Himachal and Gujrat assembly elections: Amit Shah to hold press conference

Himachal, Gujrat assembly elections: Since the results of Himachal and Gujrat assembly elections are underway. According to sources, Amit Shah will hold press conference at 2: 00 pm.Moreover, PM Modi  will reach  BJP headquarter at 4:00 pm. As well as Parliamentary Board will hold meeting at 5:00 pm. The discussions regarding Himachal and Gujrat assembly

Himachal Assembly election 2017

Himachal Assembly election 2017: Prem Kumar Dhumal trailing

Himachal Assembly election 2017: The fate of 337 candidates, including chief minister Virbhadra Singh and his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal, will be known today as counting of votes for Himachal Pradesh election results is underway.Prem Kumar Dhumal is trailing from his seat in Himachal. He is contesting from Sujanpur seat. He is trailing by 3000

Luxury life of Himachal by-poll’s candidate Prakash Rana

Luxury life of Himachal by-poll’s candidate Prakash