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Jairam Thakur


Devbhoomi can be karambhoomi... now we’ve to translate promised investment into reality: Himachal CM

November 09, 2019 5:31 am

"Tourism sector is said to be attracting a lot of investment. But the existing tourism destinations are always congested. There are issues like traffic snarls, parking problems," says Jairam Thakur.

'Himachal Pradesh government urged to implement HC order to provide free education to disabled'

July 07, 2019 8:35 pm

In a letter to Chief Minister Jairam Thakur, State Disability Advisory Board's expert member Ajai Srivastava said Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the government to provide free education to the disabled students up to the university level. 

HP govt not considering proposal to rename Shimla as Shyamala, says CM Jai Ram Thakur

October 23, 2018 10:31 am

Many believe that Shimla derives its name from Shyamala Devi, an avatar of goddess Kali, but was changed by the Britishers to Shimla.

Himachal Pradesh bans use of thermocol plates, plastic bottles less than one-litre capacity

June 05, 2018 7:02 pm

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur said a steel bottle would be provided to each student in all government schools in the state to discourage the use of plastic bottles.

Helicopter taxi service between Shimla-Chandigarh flagged off, travel time reduced to 20 minutes

June 04, 2018 10:38 am

The chopper will take off from Shimla airport at Jubbarhatti at 8 am and reach Chandigarh at 8:20 am. The chopper will take a return journey from Chandigarh airport at 9 am and reach Shimla at 9:20 am.

It’s a step towards faster connectivity... 60% seats for first month have been sold: Additional chief secretary of Himachal Ram Subhag Singh

June 04, 2018 10:42 am

Pawan Hans, which provides helicopter service to the hill state for VIP flights and emergencies, will operate the heli-taxi service as well.

Kasauli cop-out probe report: Won’t spare guilty, says Jai Ram Thakur

May 19, 2018 12:32 am

Asked what action he was contemplating, the CM said, “Within the next two days, the government will let you (media) know our response. First, I want an in-depth examination of the report.”

Jairam Thakur on illegal construction: Problem is mind-boggling... Our party’s govt too has had a hand

May 13, 2018 4:50 am

The government will meanwhile demolish the constructions where illegality has been established, or will give a time frame to owners to voluntarily remove the unauthorised portions.

Former Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh hospitalised after complaint of breathlessness

March 09, 2018 8:55 pm

"His (Virbhadra Singh's) health parameters are stable. There is no worry but doctors wanted some more check-ups," Dr Ramesh Chand, senior medical Superintendent of IGMC hospital said.

Himachal Pradesh Budget 2018-19: CM Jai Ram Thakur presents first state budget

March 09, 2018 4:18 pm

Himachal Pradesh Budget 2018-19: The budget also covers massive rural employment generation initiative through food processing, bee-keeping, animal husbandry, horticulture, poultry, floriculture and fisheries.


Jairam Thakur to be Himachal Pradesh CM, BJP leaders, supporters congratulate him

December 24, 2017 7:11 pm

Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur is all set to be the next CM of Himachal Pradesh. Thakur was elected as the state legislature party chief on Sunday after a meeting between the party’s central observers and newly-elected MLAs and other party leaders in Shimla.