Minister's outcry over unemployment off the mark: Himachal CM

The unemployment scene in Himachal Pradesh has shown an improvement as per a World Bank report, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh clarified on Tuesday, and said a cabinet minister`s outcry on the issue was "off the mark".

HC summons top Himachal officials over man's death

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday issued notice to Himachal government officials, including the chief secretary and the director general of police, over alleged police inaction following a man`s suspected murder.

Himachal gives rural women livelihood mission cover

 Nearly 50,000 women from below poverty line in Himachal Pradesh have been covered under the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) through 9,146 self help groups, an official said here on Monday.

Post-quake, Assam plans GIS mapping of utility services

Alarmed by last week`s devastating earthquake in Nepal, the Assam government is running against time for GIS mapping of 18 major utility services such as hospitals, school buildings, police stations to assist people during disasters.

Deadline for painting roofs in Shimla expires

The extended deadline for painting the roofs of the houses here expired today and the defaulters, who failed to abide by the directives of the High Court, would face penal action, Deputy Mayor, Shimla Municipal Corporation, Takinder Panwar said.

Nepal disaster fuels quake concerns in Shimla

Tremors in the past have failed to shake authorities in Shimla out of their slumber. Nepal's devastating quake may prove to be a timely wake-up call.

Tibetans pray for Nepal quake victims

Thousands of Tibetans assembled on Tuesday in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, to pray for the victims of the earthquake that devastated Nepal last weekend.

Inferior, worm-infested pulses supplied in Himachal: CAG

 Himachal Pradesh has supplied inferior and worm-infested pulses worth Rs.14.48 crore to consumers in the past four years, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said.

Himachal doesn't know its industrial potential: CAG report

Himachal Pradesh, which is extending incentives and concessions in a big way to attract investment, doesn't know its own industrial potential, including availability of human resource, India's official auditor has said.

Govt mulls appointment of new governors after Budget session

The NDA government is planning to fill up vacancies of governors in nine states after the Budget session of Parliament as one incumbent is holding the charge of four states while five others are in-charge of at least two states each.

Mild tremors felt in Himachal, no report of loss of life or property

 Several parts of Himachal Pradesh experienced mild tremors today but no loss of life or property was reported in the state.

Tremors felt in Himachal after quake hits north India

An earthquake was felt across Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, triggering panic among the people.

Northern Zonal Council to meet today
Northern Zonal Council to meet today

A meeting of the Northern Zonal Council will be held here on Saturday to discuss issues of common interests in the the areas of economic and social planning and border dispute among the northern states.

Court orders release of police truck, involved in timber smuggling

A court here has set aside an order of Mandi Forest Conservator to confiscate a police truck which was allegedly smuggling Deodar timber scants and ordered that the vehicle be released.

Himachal CM's private secretary fails to turn up before ED

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's principal private secretary Subhash Ahluwalia, charged with money laundering, did not turn up before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here on Wednesday for examination, an official said.

Himachal CM launches energy saving programme

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a state-wide LED promotional programme for conserving energy.

Three-fourth of Class 8 students in Himachal schools lack competence: CAG

 It's startling but true. In a state with 82.8 percent literacy, 20 per cent of Class 3 students in Himachal Pradesh's government schools cannot identify alphabets or numbers.

The mystery of mythical Kamrunag lake of Himachal Pradesh!

Let`s take you through the beautiful Kamrunag lake of Himachal Pradesh and find out the various myths and mysteries surrounding it.

Dharamsala to be 1st Assembly Constituency to get CCTV cover

Dharamsala would soon become the first Assembly Constituency in the country to be brought under 24/7 CCTV camera surveillance, Urban Development Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sudhir Sharma said.

VHP's Togadia warns Centre against delay in rehabilitation of Kashmir Pandits

VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday warned the Union government against delay in rehabilitation of Kashmir Pandits saying that people of the displaced community will be settled in the Kashmir Valley despite pressure from separatists.