Sunday, Dec 21, 2014



7 HP patients lose vision after March 2014 free eye camp, Govt orders probe
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

The Temple trust based in Himachal Pradeshhas been conducting free eye camps every year .

Snowfall crisis: Six days on, Manali-Kullu powerless, paralysed as tourism gets biggest blow
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Thousands of tourists who found themselves stuck with problems have cancelled their stays and returned homes.

Virbhadra gets major relief, High Court sets asides transfer of IT investigations
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday quashed the orders of the Income Tax department to transfer the investigations into their revised IT returns to central zone Chandigarh.

Heavy snowfall in HP blocks roads, hundreds of tourists stranded, rescue operation underway
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

The roads were covered with slush and snow coupled with rains that made driving dangerous.

Himachal Pradesh assembly clears new Lokayukta Bill
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Himachal Pradesh assembly on Friday passed a new Lokayukta bill clearing decks for setting a single-member anti-graft institution to effectively deal with the cases of corruption, and investigate complaints about misuse of powers by the public servants. The bill if gets assent of the President of India, will replace Himachal Pradesh’s grand old law enacted […]

Drunk doctor performs family planning operation on five, falls asleep while sixth on operating table
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

The doctor had also previously slept on a patient midway in an operation, according to BJP MLA Jairam Thakur.

Himachal police alerts Interpol, immigration authorities after idol theft
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

The state government also announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh .

Raghunathji idol stolen from Kullu temple
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

The Chief Minister accepted that it was a serious lapse, and that greater vigil ought to have been kept after the January incident.

Idol of Lord Raghunath, presiding deity of famous Kullu Dussehra, stolen
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Superintendent of police, Kullu and other senior officers have visited the spot and set up a special team.

A grieving father asks: Why is the govt letting them die?
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

Deputy Commissioner, Chamba, M Sudha Devi said the cremation will be held on Sunday.

HP to pass TCP bill to regularise illegal constructions, cabinet gives nod
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

The bill replaces an Ordinance earlier promulgated in September 2014 but later withdrawn by the cabinet.

If states take one step to upgrade healthcare, I will take 10: Nadda
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Nadda said he would ‘work off the beaten track’ to introduce new ideas in upgradation of the healthcare system.

Himachal Pradesh targets Rs 2,500 cr worth investment proposals, single-window meeting soon
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Himachal Pradesh is all set to get investment proposals of whopping Rs 2,500 cr...

Reward after missing BJP top post
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Nadda also fits well into Modi’s scheme of things during the LS polls when he was given the task of working out the poll campaign.

Kullu Dussehra ends without animal sacrifice
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Himachal Pradesh HC last month had imposed a ban on animal sacrifices at temples, religious fairs and festivals.

Kullu religious body decides to continue with animal sacrifice despite HC ban
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

For more than two hours, the Dharam Sansad deliberated on the High Court banning the animal sacrifice.

Himachal Pradesh: At least 30 feared dead as overloaded bus plunges into lake
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

About half a dozen persons who jumped out of the bus were injured and rushed to a hospital at Bilaspur.

Sohail Khan to take part in Raid de Himalaya rally
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Sohail Khan will be competing in this year's Raid De Himalaya rally, the highest rally raid of the world in its 16th year.

Himachal Govt’s decision to waive mandatory clearences for hydro-power projects raises questions
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

The move is a complete U-turn by the government on its earlier decision to involve locals users of water and other right holders in sanctioning new hydro-power schemes.

No role in Prashant Bhushan’s land confiscation, says Virbhadra Singh
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

As per the 1960 Indus Water Treaty both the countries can visit the sites of works of development, said Singh.

CM under fire in his PIL, Himachal takes back Prashant Bhushan’s society land
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The land has been under the scanner for alleged violations for non-utilisation for its desired purpose.

I-T tracks ‘unaccounted’ cash to Virbhadra children
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

The Indian Express reviewed I-T documents and the statement of seller of the 1.8 acre farmhouse in Delhi.

Toll in Himachal bus tragedy touches 23
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Local villagers were first to begin the rescue operation while relatives of those involved in the accident also reached the spot.

Source of Rs 1.3 cr ‘unexplained’, Virbhadra Singh beneficiary: I-T
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

The BJP and Aam Aadmi Party had accused Singh of money laundering through LIC policies.

Loyalists behind him, Virbhadra to meet Sonia
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

The 80-year-old Congress leader will fly to New Delhi Friday to meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

India gets its first paperless Assembly
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

The CM can use his touchscreen to scroll through the replies of questions and get reports.

Mandi mishap: Bodies of 2 remaining students found
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Their parents had come to Mandi but returned home after 20 days.

Beas tragedy: SLDC gets clean-chit, probe said officials acted ‘prudently’
Sat, Jul 05, 2014

Officials of the State Load Dispatch Center were given a clean chit by a probe ordered by the Himachal govt.

Mandi tragedy: Family of students who died to get Rs 5 lakh each
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The order was passed by the court over a PIL initiated on basis of newspaper reports in a suo moto action.

Probe report blames Larji project officials
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Dogra admitted the inquiry report indicted HPSEB Ltd and Larji project for the failures. However, he assured that the government would examine all shortcomings and come out with an action plan.

Mandi tragedy: Probe report blames Larji project authorities; HC talks tough
Thu, Jun 19, 2014

The court directed the government to file a status report by June 24.

Himachal tragedy: HC junks govt’s status report
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Asks state govt to be ready to give heavy relief

Hi-tech marine devices fail to trace students’ bodies in Beas
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

8 bodies recovered, 17 still missing

Mandi Tragedy: Side scan sonars deployed to intensify the search for missing dead bodies
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

The technology will be used to trace bodies apparently buried and entrapped in sand mud and rock boulders.

Beas stretch dried but no trace of bodies
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

Search op involving 500 rescuers moves downstream

This was our last hope: missing student’s father
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

For two hours, the parents watched naval, NDRF and ITBP divers make several attempts to find the bodies.