HP govt appoints acting Chief Secretary

Himachal Pradesh government today appointed P Mitra, a 1978 batch IAS officer of Himachal cadre as acting Chief Secretary in place of S Roy, who suffered brain haemorrhage on October 9.

HP Govt denies free chopper service to ferry Modi`s kin

Himachal govt on Wednesday
refuted allegation that its helicopter was lent free-of-cost to ferry IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi`s family to Chandigarh after a match in Dharamsala recently.

HP Govt to launch 2nd phase of anti-polythene campaign

The Himachal Pradesh government
will launch the second phase of its drive against the use of
polythene in the state next week which aims at "zero tolerance
strategy for plastic/polythene".

Notice issued to HP govt, DGP in girl`s suicide case

Observing that the petitioner
should not be harassed in the name of investigation, the
Himachal HC today issued notices to state
government, CBI and police chief.

HP Govt taking steps to check spread of swine flu: Bindal

The Himachal Govt
on Tuesday expressed concern over the swine flu deaths in the
state, but said several preventive measures had been taken to
check spread of the dreaded disease that was affecting its
tourism industry.

HP Govt takes steps to further reduce infant mortality rate

The government of Himachal Pradesh,
which enjoys one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the
country, on Wednesday said it is committed to further bring down the
deaths by improving infrastructural facilities.