Several provisions in the Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2019, have been emulated almost word to word by Uttar Pradesh in the anti-conversion law that it passed last month, and which is being looked upon as an example by other BJP-ruled states.
Over 40 per cent of those surveyed in the state were found to be underweight, overweight or obese, i.e. their body mass index (BMI) was either below or above normal, according to the survey that covered nearly 11,000 households in the state.
Natural farming is different from organic farming, which was earlier being advocated in Himachal to counter the ill-effects of chemical-based farming. But organic farming required large quantities of organic fertilisers, and productivity was low in the initial years leading to financial losses.
The 84-km long Kiratpur-Nerchowk four-lane project is one among four contiguous projects being carried out by the NHAI to widen the crucial Chandigarh-Manali road from Kiratpur in Punjab to Kullu in Himachal and cut down the distance between these two places.
The Himachal Pradesh government is trying to obtain Geographical Indication for five products from the state – Karsog Kulth, Thangi of Pangi, Chamba Metal Crafts, Chamba Chukh, and Rajmah of Bharmour. Here's why
The 2021 elections will be held to elect the president and 45 members of the TPiE. Nearly 80,000 Tibetans living outside Tibet have registered for voting so far, including roughly 56,000 living in India and 24,000 in other countries.
The state government has identified around 1,400 acres in Una district and sent a proposal to the Centre seeking grant to set up a bulk drug park there, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed a group of drug manufacturers Thursday.
Only 26 per cent males in India aged six and above participate on a daily basis in unpaid domestic services for household members, and this ratio is the lowest in Haryana (14 per cent). In neighbouring Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh and J&K, it ranges from 18 to 21 per cent.