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Jai Ram Thakur


Covid battle: Centre provides 500 ventilators to Himachal Pradesh

June 27, 2020 6:34 pm

The new ventilators include 178 transport ventilators and 322 intensive care unit ventilators, and health workers and staff members at various institutions are being trained to operate these machines.

Outsiders accounting for spike in cases, but no cause for worry as they are quarantined: Thakur

June 11, 2020 11:06 pm

There are currently 182 active Covid cases in the state, up from one patient in early May, while the total number of confirmed cases is 458.

Himachal CM defends ex-BJP chief: He quit as accused was once close

June 09, 2020 11:12 am

BJP leader Rajeev Bindal, the former Assembly Speaker and five-time MLA, resigned on May 27, a week after the vigilance bureau arrested the state's director of health services, Dr A K Gupta, who is allegedly heard discussing the handover of Rs 5 lakh with another man in the audio clip.

No bigger sin than trying to make money out of pandemic: Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur

June 08, 2020 11:02 pm

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur speaks with The Indian Express about his ''swift action'' in the PPE scam, the perception that he was mild, and the recent party survey that ranked Himachal as No 1 among the NDA-ruled states.

Himachal govt decides to set up sixth finance commission

June 04, 2020 6:07 pm

The commission will make recommendations to the governor on measures needed to improve the fiscal health of the panchayats by determination of taxes, duties, tolls and fees besides the grants in aid from the Consolidated Fund of the state, a government statement said.

Fire breaks out at HP village, 35-year-old killed, two injured

April 29, 2020 8:19 pm

The incident occured at Shishtwari village in Pekha gram panchayat, and is the third fire incident to have occurred near Chirgaon in the past few days.

No new Covid case in Himachal for fifth consecutive day

April 27, 2020 10:56 pm

The state had last reported a positive case on April 22, after a gap of three days. The biggest spike in cases in Himachal was observed on April 7, when nine cases were reported from Una.

Two booked for murder attempt in Himachal for not reporting travel history

April 15, 2020 8:24 pm

The duo had visited Amb tehsil of Una district that has reported 15 cases so far, the highest in the state, all of which are linked to a COVID-19 hotspot in Delhi.

Himachal Pradesh tally doubles in a day as 3 test positive

April 03, 2020 3:10 am

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur directed officials to keep a close watch on people from the state who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation.

Coronavirus outbreak: Himachal imposes curfew, FIR against 27 for violating govt orders

March 25, 2020 5:32 am

Kangra district authorities declared a “total lockdown” in Mcleodganj and brought under health surveillance dozens of people who are believed to have come in contact with the deceased.