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Choppers to airlift polling officials,EVMs from far-flung areas

The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to press helicopters into service to provide connectivity to polling stations in the far-flung areas so that Electronic Voting Machines,polling personnel and materials can be airlifted before and after the November 4 elections.

NABARD paper proposes 25% increase in farm sector

The state focus paper,prepared by the NABARD for Himachal Pradesh,proposes a more than 25 per cent hike in the priority sector for this fiscal year with the highest credit projections for crop loans in the agriculture sector,beside services,manufacturing,housing and educational sectors.


Govt will not make tapped phones numbers public: CS

Himachal Pradesh Chief secretary Sudripta Roy on Wednesday said the government will not make the alleged tapped telephone numbers public and legal experts were being consulted to keep the numbers a secret.

Virbhadra govt wants no debate on phone tapping

The move comes following reports of political parties and legislators proposing to raise the issue phone tapping in the Assembly.

For refusing to ‘toe line’,HAS officer shunted out

A senior Himachal Administrative Services (HAS) Officer,who reportedly refused to sign orders and allegedly toe a particular line in the State Election Commission,has been shunted out and told to look for a new posting from the government’s personnel department.

Plan panel green signal for HP annual outlay of Rs 4,100 cr

The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved Himachal Pradesh’s annual plan of Rs 4,100 crore for this fiscal - Rs 400 crore more than the outlay for 2012-13.


Himalayan Ski Village still a distant dream

Chief Secretary Sudripta Roy,who only three days back submitted a file to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh favouring withdrawal of the SLP,said there was no proposal to revive the project.

Himachal govt to legalise unauthorised Shimla houses

In a major pre-poll relief,the Himachal Pradesh government on Monday decided to regularise buildings with up to 99 per cent deviations,but did not relax the ‘green-area’ ban in Shimla disappointing nearly 70 plot holders affected by it.

Himachal carries out bureaucratic shuffle

Himachal Pradesh government,on Wednesday,posted Onkar Sharma a 1995-batch officer as Secretary Irrigation and Public Health.

Concrete roads may soon be a reality in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh is set to adopt new technologies of road construction with ACC and Confederation of Indian Industry deciding to lend their support — both technical and logistical — to build durable concrete roads.