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Decision on reducing water release from Pong dam next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:51

With water level in Pong dam remaining "worrisome" due to "deficient" rains in catchment areas, Bhakra Beas Management Board on Tuesday said a decision on cutting down water release from the reservoir will be taken in consultation with three partnering states next week.

HC seeks status report from Himachal govt on Beas tragedy

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 01:07

Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the state government to file status report in the case relating to the drowning of 24 engineering students of Hyderabad in Beas River in Mandi district before August 11.

GPS to be installed in apple-carrying vehicles: HP govt

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 00:48

The Himachal Pradesh government will install Global Positioning System in all apple-carrying vehicles to monitor their movements and check theft cases, a minister said.

HP CM urges Gadkari to expedite work on four-laning of roads

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 02:53

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh urged the Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari to expedite work on Parwanoo-Shimla and Ner Chowk-Manali, four-lane roads being constructed by NHAI and accord sanction to four-laning of Shimla-Mataur (Kangra) National Highway-88.

HP: Employers told to hire migrant labourers after verification

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 08:12

Concerned over increasing employment of migrant labourers in Shimla, the district administration issued direction that no employer should engage any migrant labourer visiting the district in petty non-formal jobs unless he provides his identification details to police.

Himachal favours road crash-barriers on high altitudes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:50

The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday requested the central government to make it mandatory to construct crash-barriers on roads located at a height of 4,000 feet and above, said Transport Minister G.S. Bali.

Bus falls in gorge in Shimla, at least 20 killed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 18:17

At least 20 passengers were killed when a state roadways bus rolled down a hill and fell into a gorge Tuesday in Himachal Pradesh`s Shimla district, police said.

Heavy rain in Himachal, rivers in spate

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 17:36

The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall Monday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said.

Shimla gets Himachal`s first water-dispensing ATM

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:30

Now, you can buy drinking water by using an ATM card in this Himachal Pradesh capital, the first in the state and perhaps in the country.

MP PMT scam: Shimla CBI unit seeks info on students of GRMC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 17:44

The ambit of ongoing probe into the alleged Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam in Madhya Pradesh may become wider with the Shimla unit of CBI seeking details of certain medical students and graduates of the city-based Gajra Raje Medical College (GRMC).