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Himachal streamlines timber distribution policy

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 11:49

A new policy by the Himachal Pradesh government to allot trees, instead of timber or wood, at subsidized rates for constructing or repairing houses has streamlined the process in the state, an official said.

HP BJP flays Congress for nominating MLAs in private varsities

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:11

Himachal Pradesh BJP on Saturday alleged that the state government was politicising the education as it nominated MLAs instead of academicians in the governing bodies of private universities in the state.

Himachal Pradesh lashed by rains, snow; temperature dips

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 20:49

Most parts of Himachal Pradesh witnessed moderate to heavy rains while some parts received snowfall, leading to a drop in temperature across the state.

It`s raining tourists in Himachal hills

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:54

The prolonged heat and dry spell in the plains has led to an exponential increase in footfall of tourists in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, say members of the hospitality industry.

Himachal bus rolls into gorge, three killed

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 16:10

Three passengers were killed and 17 others injured Sunday when their bus skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said.

Juvenile, cyber cases: Himachal chief justice for speedy justice

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 20:10

Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir Saturday called upon judicial officers to render speedy justice in cases relating to juveniles and cyber crimes.

Himachal govt to file FIR against a private medical college

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:36

Himachal Pradesh government would file an FIR against a private medical college for not allowing the inspection team of Directorate of Medical College to discharge its duties, a minister said here on Wednesday.

At 80, Himachal CM tries his hand at computer

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:34

One is never too old to learn. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, 80, is taking lessons on how to use a desktop touch-screen computer as the state assembly seeks to be the first in the country to go paperless.

Heavy rainfall in Shimla

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 15:29

Shimla, popularly known as Queen of Hills, experienced 95 mm rain, the highest in Himachal Pradesh, said the weather bureau.

Monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh today

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 08:05

The southwest monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh with chances of moderate to heavy rainfall from July 1-3.

CPM flays Himachal Pradesh govt over private college issue

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 05:49

The Himachal CPI(M) on Sunday alleged the state government had approved the fee structure of a private medical college though it was not affiliated to any recognised university.

Beas tragedy: Three more bodies found, 8 students still missing

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:04

Almost two weeks after 24 visiting students from an engineering college in Hyderabad and a tour operator were washed away in the Beas river, three more bodies were recovered Sunday, taking the total number of bodies retrieved to 16, officials said.