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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.