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Jai Ram Thakur


PM dials four CMs, takes stock of battle against pandemic

May 09, 2021 8:06 am

According to a statement from the Maharashtra CM's Office (CMO), Modi applauded efforts made by the state in fighting the second wave during his conversation with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

To break Covid chain, 10-day ‘corona curfew’ in Himachal

May 06, 2021 8:43 am

The decision to impose corona curfew in the state was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, a government spokesperson said.

Himachal Pradesh to increase Covid bed capacity to 5000: CM Jai Ram Thakur

April 27, 2021 9:00 pm

Currently, there are nearly 1,700 beds in major Covid health facilities and around 1,400 beds in Covid care centres. While around 40 per cent of these beds are occupied, some of the major hospitals in the state are nearly packed to capacity.

Congress team to Himachal CM: Give economic relief to farmers for damaged crops

April 27, 2021 8:21 pm

State Congress president Kuldeep Rathore said that plants of apple, cherry and other fruits have been destroyed in the apple belt while in the lower parts of the state, standing crops that were ready for harvest such as wheat have been severely damaged.

Himachal govt extends closure of educational institutes till May 1

April 20, 2021 3:42 pm

The faculty at schools, colleges, and universities are not required to come on their duty, the CM said. The state Cabinet will meet on April 22 to take further decisions to contain the spread of coronavirus, he added.

Tourists will not be 'harassed' for COVID-19 report on Himachal Pradesh borders: Jai Ram Thakur

April 13, 2021 12:28 pm

Days after the state government announced making it mandatory for people coming from seven worst-affected states to show a COVID-19 negative test report on entering the state, Thakur said they have put in place a mechanism for monitoring tourists on their arrival at the place of their stay.

Excise, tax revenue up 3% despite pandemic disruption: Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur

April 02, 2021 8:42 pm

Jai Ram Thakur said that revival of economic activities, government's unlock strategy, better compliance by taxpayers and better administration by the excise and taxation department resulted in growth of revenue receipts.

Educational institutions in Himachal to stay closed till April 15: Jai Ram Thakur

April 01, 2021 7:58 pm

The state government had earlier closed schools, colleges and other educational institutions from March 27 till April 4, but the closure has now been extended upto April 15, Thakur told the press in Kullu.

Himachal Congress seeks probe into BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma's death

March 19, 2021 10:28 pm

A second term Lok Sabha MP from Mandi parliamentary constituency, the 63-year-old Sharma was found allegedly hanging from the ceiling at his official residence in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Himachal CM, his water minister use nearly half Jal Jeevan funds in their constituencies — rest shared by 66 other seats

March 17, 2021 10:09 am

The Congress moved a cut motion to oppose the allocation for ‘irrigation, water supply and sanitation’ in the government’s demand for grants.