Himachal varsity relaxes norms for visually impaired

Shimla: In a major relief to the visually impaired and physically challenged, the Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla has allowed them to engage a writer irrespective of his qualification in the exams, an official said Thursday.

HPU confers D Litt Degree upon the Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel Laureate the Dalai Lama was today conferred with the degree of Doctor of Letters (D Litt) by Himachal Pradesh University here.

HPU launches anti-ragging campaign in Aman Kachroo`s name

Less than a fortnight after allowing four medical students convicted for ragging to death their junior Aman Kachroo to continue with their studies, the Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) on Wednesday launched an anti-ragging campaign in the victim`s name.

Mushrooms good for diabetics: Expert

Mushrooms are good for diabetics since they contain little or no sugar, says an expert.

Three Himachal students killed in road mishap

Three engineering students of Himachal Pradesh University were killed on Saturday when their car rolled down into a 1000 feet deep gorge in the Summer Hill area near their campus.

President concerned over crime against women

Expressing concern over rising incidents of crime against women, President Pranab Mukherjee called for effective measures to ensure their safety and security.