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One optional subject scrapped in HAS selections, UPSC pattern adopted
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The Commission said the decision will level the playing field to all the candidates appearing for the selections.

Four dead as rain, avalanche cripple life in Himachal Pradesh
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Cold conditions prevailed across the state and mainly in snow-hit areas of Shimla, Manali and Chamba.

Himachal HC seeks status report on under trials in prisons
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

The apex court had directed all the state high courts to examine the issue touching the rights of the under-trial prisoners

Paperless Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha now on solar mission
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha will now soon have a solar lighting system in place.

Himachal Pradesh government rejects NGT’s ‘CNG buses only’ proposal
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Virbhadra Singh said his government was committed to the preservation of environment, but cannot allow only CNG buses to ply.

Cabinet clears four ropeways, two on a ‘single-bid’ creates controversy
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

The projects include Shimla passengers' ropeway project between Tourist Information Centre (TIC) to Mall road.

Magisterial probe remains inconclusive, no ‘blame’ on Vikramaditya
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

The report says that the violence was a result of mob mentality and gave the police a clean chit.

Overlooked for promotion, IPS officer Somesh Goyal lodges protest
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Somesh Goyal is Himachal's senior most IPS officer and has been overlook twice for promotion.

Arvind Kejriwal’s stunning victory in Delhi worries BJP in Himachal
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

BJP's road to power in the 2017 Himachal Pradesh Assembly Polls could be a bumpy ride.

Himachal police to roll-out Crime & Criminals Tracking system
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

The CCTNS is aimed to create country-wide network to make the criminals tracking easier.

On minister’s birthday ,forest officers go for ads bonanza to appease him
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

On February 8,half a dozen regional-languages newspapers ran special packages of the IFS and State Services forest officers to greet the minister.

Mandi boy tops HAS, targets to crack UPSC
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Pankaj Sharma, a naib-tehsilar from Mandi has topped the Himachal Administrative Service exams conducted in 2014.

PCC begins three-day ‘brain-storming’ session at Shimla
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

Inclusion of party workers in decision making and strengthening their voices at all forums was was one of the agenda.

Govt will prosecute Dhumal, ex-IPS officer: Virbhadra Singh
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said the the state will take action in the case.

BJP smuggled lathis, stones at office, Vikramaditya led only a ‘peaceful’ protest: CM
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Virbhadra Singh reached Shimla more than a week after he camped Delhi for congress campaign.

Rs 6000 cr mobility Plan for Shimla
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

The team also held discussions with Chief Secretary P Mitra on infrastructure projects.

Himachal Pradesh govt prepares to ban vehicles older than 15 years at Rohtang Pass
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Govt will install checkposts that will test the emission standards of vehicles passing crossing Rohtang pass.

Amid ‘love jihad’ cries, Himachal cops to compile data on missing girls
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

The state police have already begun investigations in the cases and have solved the case of a girl who had gone missing from Sirmaur.

BJP hails ex-Governor Urmila Singh’s stand on Dhumal’s prosecution
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

Dhumal appreciated former Governor Urmila Singh and recalled that he enjoyed excellent working relations with her.

Himachal Pradesh: In her last days as Governor, Urmila Singh indicted Virbhadra govt over PK Dhumal prosecution
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

It's was believed that she had left it all upto the Congress government to go ahead with prosecution of Dhumal in the case.

Himachal CM’s son expresses regret over violence outside BJP office in Shimla
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

He also offered himself to any kind of probe.

Himachal Governor gets into action, Cong govt faces heat
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

Governor Kalyan Singh refused to give his assent to the new Lokayukta Bill.

Himachal Pradesh: Governor summons DGP,ADGP (CID) over attack on BJP office
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Singh has sought a comprehensive report from the police on the incident.

Governor objects to Himachal Pradesh Lokayukta Bill
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Kalyan Singh said, “Certain provisions of the bill are against the spirit of the constitution and it can't be given assent as such.”

Youth Congress activists attack BJP office in Shimla, many injured
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Heavy stone pelting and fierce exchange of brick-bats took place causing damage to the window panes and doors of the BJP office.

Kalyan Singh takes over as Himachal Governor
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Kalyan Singh was administered oath of office by Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmed Mir at Raj Bhawan.

Kullu temple theft: Suspect buried main idol near highway
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

Man held in Nepal, cops say case solved.

Major fire at underground Bhaba Hydel project in Himachal Pradesh, power generation shut
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Reports said the fire broke at 3.30 this morning after a blast and fire engulfed the entire yard.

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker to act tough in independent MLAs’ case
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

The fate of four independents MLAs hangs in the balance as Speaker Butail hints at acting tough.

Himachal Pradesh Governor plays safe, returns Dhumal’s prosecution file to Govt
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Sources confirmed that Urmila Singh wrote back to the government that there was no need for Governor's sanction in the matter.

Urvashi Rautela talks about shooting for ‘Sanam Re’ in the hills
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Urvashi Rautela is shooting for 'Saname Re' at Shimla and Kalpa during this month, where she is playing as urban socialite.

Now vigilance wants CBI to probe PK Dhumal’s family assets
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

The Virbhadra Singh government may approach the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) to probe all family assets belonging to former chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and his MP son Anurag Thakur.

Coalgate: Himachal Pradesh’s joint venture with private firm under ED scanner
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

The joint venture is headed by the state Chief Secy and its nodal agency in the HP Power Corporation.

Himachal govt may rotate Panchayati Raj posts for women
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

The new scheme, will not affect existing reservation for SCs/STs or OBCs.

New ‘Ayog’ must protect special category, small states’ interests, says Virbhadra Singh
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh said any tempering with the funding pattern would be a retrograde step for the states.

PK Dhumal says Cong govt tapping phones, CM denies
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Former Himachal CM PK Dhumal alleged that the govt was tapping phones of the opposition leaders.