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Falling Sex Ratio: Himachal Pradesh among 10 worst states
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Himachal Pradesh has now been bracketed among the 10 states having the worst sex ratio in the country.

We shouldn’t be punished for being a peaceful, backward state: Virbhadra Singh
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

CM Virbhadra Singh worries about Himachal Pradesh losing its special category status.

Himachal Pradesh: Ban on animal sacrifice to continue, govt to wait for SC decision, says CM
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

“There is no move to file a review petition or pass any legislation. The government will wait for the SC order,” said Singh.

Governor Kalyan Singh overrules Himachal govt, says Dhumal cannot be prosecuted
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Kalyan Singh had last week summoned the file to the Raj Bhawan and held that sanction of the Governor was very much required .

‘They treated us worse than animals’: SFI activists in Shimla allege police brutality
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

SFI activists were protesting against decisions, including a fee hike, taken by the Himachal Pradesh University and the state government.

Sri Lanka, 5 states & UT seek HP’s help in controlling monkey population
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Loss to the agriculture crops is around Rs 184.28 cr per annum while horticulture loss are Rs 150.10 crores.

Satwant is BSF’s first woman officer; Himachal IPS opens doors to gender sensitivity
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

She was picked up for the BSF posting by the centre on the basis of her outstanding career record and previous postings .

Himachal Pradesh to go in for 100 electric buses, HRTC submits project to centre
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The electric buses offer multiple advantages over conventional internal combustion engine buses in terms of higher torque to power ratio.

Families in Great Himalayan Park live without electricity, basic facilities
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The GHNP has already been declared as UNESCO world heritage site.

No fresh tax in Himachal Pradesh Budget
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh presented a budget of Rs 28,339 crore for 2015-16 with no new taxes on Wednesday

BJP office attack: Party MLAs set out deadline for govt to act against culprits
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

If the deadline is not met, BJP says it will launch massive agitations.

Leopards are scared of humans: Study
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

In the night if you are walking alone, even playing music on the mobile phone would keep the leopards away.

In pahari style, Virbhadra Singh shows his dance moves in Himachal Assembly
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Virbhadra Singh shows off his dance moves mocking BJP's protest against his govt in Himachal Assembly.

Governor Kalyan Singh reads out Himachal govt’s achievements in 3 minutes
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that his party had no problem with the governor reading a shortened speech.

Shimla goes fancy for commuters, tourists; introduces e-carts
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

The golf-carts unlike traditional fuel-driven vehicles do not create noise or air pollution.

HC seeks reply on Delhi-Shimla flight service
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

The court directed Air India and Airport Authority of India to file a detailed reply on possibilities of resuming Delhi-Shimla flight service.

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.