Himachal Pradesh News

After Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, forest fire now rages in J&K
After Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, forest fire now rages in J&K

After Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, incidents of forest fires were reported from Bathuni and Gambhir areas of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Sunday.

After Uttarakhand, now Himachal faces the brunt of forest fires, 50 ha of woodland destroyed
After Uttarakhand, now Himachal faces the brunt of forest fires, 50 ha of woodland destroyed

Majority of fire incidents are reported from the pine forests during summers every year when pine trees shed their dry needles, which are highly inflammable, the report added.

Notice issued to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her land deal in Shimla
Notice issued to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her land deal in Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday issued notice to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in connection with the information about her land deal here.

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) class 12th results 2016 announced, pass rate 78.93%
Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) class 12th results 2016 announced, pass rate 78.93%

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) declared the results of Class XII examinations on Monday. 78.93 percent students cleared the test conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Board.

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education‬‬ may declare Class 12th Senior Secondary Plus Two Exam Results on Monday – check on hpbose.org
Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education‬‬ may declare Class 12th Senior Secondary Plus Two Exam Results on Monday – check on hpbose.org

The results of the Senior Secondary Plus Two (XII) Class Examination 2016 will be published on the official website – hpbose.org.

HPBOSE class 12th results 2016 likely to be announced today at HP board results website www.hpbose.org
HPBOSE class 12th results 2016 likely to be announced today at HP board results website www.hpbose.org

Here's a big news for Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) class 12th students.

Rain, snow in Himachal as heat wave hits other states

At a time when many states in India are reeling under a severe heat wave, some high-altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh are witnessing teeth-chattering cold.

Four BRO jawans rescued after being caught in avalanche in Himachal Pradesh
Four BRO jawans rescued after being caught in avalanche in Himachal Pradesh

A swift rescue effort by Border Roads Organisation (BRF), saved lives of four personnel, who got buried under 10 feet of snow in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul area.

Enforce strict laws to curb drugs: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday said there are areas in the state that are known for cultivation of cannabis and opium and the practice needs to be curbed by enforcing strict laws.

Shimla's name was derived from Hindu Goddess Shyamala Devi?
Shimla's name was derived from Hindu Goddess Shyamala Devi?

Haryana government's decision to rename Gurgaon district as 'Gurugram' has inspired the VHP to ask for renaming of Shimla to Shyamla.

Shimla hit by rainfall, hailstorm

The Himachal Pradesh capital and surrounding areas experienced respite from heat as strong showers accompanied by hail lashed the region this evening.

Himachal sees rise in mercury, but rain in store

The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday saw a rise in mercury, recording temperatures three to seven degrees above the average. But the Met office forecast rains and thundershowers.

After Gurgaon, calls for renaming Shimla as Shyamla
After Gurgaon, calls for renaming Shimla as Shyamla

The recent renaming of Gurgaon and Mewat by the Haryana government has triggered calls for changing the names of other cities in the country.

After Shani Shingnapur, Hamirpur's Balak Nath temple to allow women devotees in cave
After Shani Shingnapur, Hamirpur's Balak Nath temple to allow women devotees in cave

 After Shani Shingnapur Temple Trust lifted the 400-year old tradition of restricting women from entering the sanctum sanctorum, the famous Baba Balak Nath Trust in Himachal's Hamirpur district has decided to allow the female devotees in the cave of "Babaji".

Himachal Pradesh govt gave benefit of Rs 209.28 crore to Jaypee Power: CAG

The Jaypee Power Company which executed the 1000 MW Karchham-Wangtoo hydropower project in Kinnaur district has come under scanner of CAG which has pulled up the Himachal government for allegedly giving benefit of Rs 209.28 crore to the company.

PDP leader joins NC in presence of Farooq Abdullah

A senior PDP leader today joined National Conference along with 40 of his associates, saying it was the only party that can "steer" Jammu and Kashmir to peace and prosperity.

Sonia to unveil Rajiv Gandhi's life-size statue in Himachal Pradesh

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will unveil a life-size statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi at a newly-constructed government engineering college bearing his name later this month in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district.

Fat pay hike for Himachal Pradesh legislators

Himachal Pradesh legislators on Thursday gave themselves a 61 percent - 100 percent pay hike, increasing a MLA's monthly salary from Rs.90,000 to Rs.145,000.

DA case: It's a conspiracy by my rivals, alleges Himachal CM
DA case: It's a conspiracy by my rivals, alleges Himachal CM

As the Delhi High Court asked him to join the probe in a case of disproportionate assets against him, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said his enemies have made a false case against me, but truth prevails.

HC refuses to grant interim protection to Virbhadra Singh's children

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to grant any interim protection to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's two children, who have challenged the Enforcement Directorate's provisional attachment of some of their assets in a money laundering case.

DA case: Virbhadra's son, daughter challenge ED order to attach their properties
DA case: Virbhadra's son, daughter challenge ED order to attach their properties

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son and daughter on Tuesday challenged in the Delhi High Court, the Enforcement Directorate's order to provisionally attach their properties in a money laundering case.

No move to appoint deputy, says Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday informed the assembly that there was no move to appoint his deputy.

DA case: High Court asks Virbhadra Singh why he was not joining probe
DA case: High Court asks Virbhadra Singh why he was not joining probe

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, an accused in a disproportionate assets case along with others, today said he had no problem in joining the CBI's investigation in the matter after the Delhi High Court asked him why he was not doing so.

Virbhadra's DA case: Delhi HC adjourns CBI plea to tomorrow
Virbhadra's DA case: Delhi HC adjourns CBI plea to tomorrow

The Delhi High Court on Monday adjourned to tomorrow the hearing of CBI plea against Himachal Pradesh High Court in state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's disproportionate assets case.    

Himachal government stable, says minister

The Himachal Pradesh government under the leadership of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is stable and there is no crisis of confidence, Health Minister Kaul Singh said on Friday.

74.18% voter turnout in Dharamsala Municipal Corporation polls

An estimated 74.18 per cent of the 31,761 voters today exercised their franchise in the elections to the Dharamsala Municipal Corporation.

ED attaches Rs 8 cr worth assets of HP CM Virbhadra Singh in money laundering case
ED attaches Rs 8 cr worth assets of HP CM Virbhadra Singh in money laundering case

Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday issued orders for attachment of assets of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh worth about Rs 8 crore including a flat in a posh locality here in connection with its money laundering probe case against him and others.

BJP MP Anurag Thakur slams Himachal CM, says Virbhadra maintaining double standards
BJP MP Anurag Thakur slams Himachal CM, says Virbhadra maintaining double standards

 BJP MP Anurag Thakur today hit out at Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh after accusing him of maintaining "double standards".

Himachal Pradesh: 50 hours after they went missing in Kullu, all trekkers safe, six evacuated
Himachal Pradesh: 50 hours after they went missing in Kullu, all trekkers safe, six evacuated

All eight trekkers, who went missing in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Friday, have been located.

Kullu: ITBP launches search ops for seven missing trekkers

With seven trekkers having gone missing in Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel have launched a massive search operation to rescue the stranded victims in the Chandrakhani pass.