Identifying migration into Delhi as a major challenge, CM Sheila Dikshit strongly urged the Centre to make Delhi and nearby
satellite towns a common economic zone to cut down the
increasing flow of migrants.
With education being its top
priority, the Himachal Pradesh government has allocated 17 per
cent of the budget outlay for the financial year 2010-11 on
the sector, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said on Sunday.
Attacking the BJP govt in
HP, Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh charged the state government with dragging its feet over an
audio CD allegedly containing the voices of CM Prem Kumar Dhumal and the state vigilance chief.
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem
Kumar Dhumal is leading a a delegation to Costa Rica to study
the efficient environment management of the Central American
country which would be emulated back home.
The phone-tapping controversy
snowballed today with Himachal Chief Minister rubbishing allegations of keeping a tab on his political opponent and Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh
who accused him of acting like a "spy".
Recognising the adverse impact of
global warming in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar
Dhumal today said that government has initiated several steps
for preservation of ecology and environment in the hill state.