Tuesday, March 31, 2020

SJVNL gives Rs 5 crore to PM's relief fund

Shimla |Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Public sector hydropower major Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) on Monday announced to contribute Rs 5 crore to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.... read..

Himachal : Woman gives birth to twins in ambulance

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | March 30, 2020 9:41:31 AM IST
A woman gave birth to twins in a '108' ambulance while on her way to hospital for the delivery, here on Saturday.... read..

Active Case Finding Campaign will start on April 1: Himachal CM

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 30, 2020 11:41:50 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said that Active Case Finding Campaign would be launched in the State to provide information regarding symptoms of COVID-19 to the people at their doorsteps.... read..

ITBP distributes ration to stranded migrant labourers in Himachal's Kinnaur

Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh) | March 30, 2020 5:41:30 AM IST
19th Battalion of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Sunday distributed essential ration items to stranded migrant labourers and their families here amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown.... read..

Himachal to release undertrials on 3-month temporary bail

Shimla |Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
A high-powered committee, headed by Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, has decided to give three-month temporary bail to undertrials to prevent the spread of coronavirus, according to state officials, here on Sunday.... read..

240 tourists including 100 foreigners stranded in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 29, 2020 11:41:40 PM IST
Two hundred and forty tourists, including 140 foreign nationals, are currently stranded in Himachal Pradesh amid the lockdown imposed due to coronavirus, the state government said on Sunday.... read..

Stranded Himachal students in Chandigarh can now stay at Himachal Bhawan

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 29, 2020 8:41:27 AM IST
The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to provide boarding and lodging to the state's students stuck in Chandigarh at the Himachal Bhawan there.... read..

17 tested negative in Himachal

Shimla |Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
A total of 17 people tested negative against Covid-19 in Himachal Pradesh, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) R.D. Dhiman said on Friday.... read..

All 16 samples from Himachal's Kangra test negative for COVID-19

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) | March 28, 2020 7:41:35 PM IST
All 16 samples tested for coronavirus in Kangra were negative, said Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Prajapati on Saturday.... read..

SJVNL gives Rs 1 crore to Himachal to fight COVID-19

Shimla |Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Public sector hydropower major Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) on Thursday announced to give Rs 1 crore to the Himachal Pradesh government to strengthen its hospitals to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.... read..

Himachal seeks services of retired doctors, paramedics

Shimla |Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
To strengthen health services to tackle coronavirus, the Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday extended the offer to doctors and paramedics, who have retired from the military and paramilitary forces, for appointment on a temporary basis.... read..

HP govt cuts curfew relaxation from six to three hours daily

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 27, 2020 6:41:43 PM IST
The curfew relaxation in Himachal Pradesh has been cut from six hours to three hours daily, the State Public Relations Department quoted Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday.... read..

19 people test negative for coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 27, 2020 6:41:51 PM IST
As many as nineteen people have tested negative for coronavirus in the state on Friday.... read..

Mild earthquake jolts Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

Chamba (Himachal Pradesh) | March 27, 2020 7:11:42 PM IST
An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale struck in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Friday.... read..

Coronavirus patient tests negative in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 27, 2020 11:41:48 PM IST
One of the positive coronavirus patients was tested negative here on Friday, said RD Dhiman, Additional Chief Secretary, Health in the Himachal Pradesh government.... read..

Facing flak, BJP-ruled Haryana, HP shut liquor shops

Chandigarh/Shimla |Friday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
After public criticism and the media flak, the Chief Ministers of Haryana and Himachal pradesh decided to shut the liquor vends from Friday.... read..

912 under surveillance for coronavirus in Himachal

Shimla |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
A total of 912 people have been kept under surveillance in the state and swab samples of 16 to test coronavirus have been taken in Himachal Pradesh, Additional Chief Secretary R.D. Dhiman said on Tuesday.... read..

Hindu shrines in Himachal shut as Navratri begins

Shimla |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
For the first time in recent decades, the doors of all prominent Hindu shrines in Himachal Pradesh were closed on Wednesday on the onset of the 10-day long Chaitra Navratri festival.... read..

COVID-19 lockdown : Himachal Pradesh CM takes stock of the situation

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 25, 2020 11:41:30 PM IST
In the backdrop of coronavirus outbreak and subsequent lockdown, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday held a meeting with district officials and took stock of the situation.... read..

COVID-19: Doctors in Shimla are self-isolating themselves to protect families

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 25, 2020 4:42:05 PM IST
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, doctors, nurses and other paramedics are taking essential steps to treat the infected patients while also taking care to self-isolate to prevent the spread of the deadly infection to their families.... read..

Tibetan man first COVID-19 death in Himachal

Shimla |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh on Monday saw its first coronavirus death as a 69-year-old Tibetan man who recently returned from the US died, health officials said.... read..

Curfew imposed in Himachal Pradesh to combat COVID-19

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 24, 2020 8:11:38 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday imposed curfew in the state till further orders in the wake of coronavirus outbreak in the country.... read..

Himachal BJP backs government's pro-poor policy in face of COVID-19

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 24, 2020 10:11:38 PM IST
BJP state unit president Dr Rajeev Bindal on Tuesday thanked Chief Minister Jairam Thakur for the steps taken to address the financial needs of 1.5 lakh labourers working in the state amid the coronavirus outbreak.... read..

Himachal imposes statewide indefinite curfew

Shimla |Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
With the state experiencing three coronavirus cases and one death, the Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday imposed a statewide indefinite curfew to prevent its epidemic.... read..

Himachal Pradesh CM announces complete lockdown in the state

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 24, 2020 7:11:35 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has announced a complete lockdown in the state to stop the spread of coronavirus.... read..

After two decades, highly revered Himachal deity on sojourn

Shimla |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
A rare glimpse of deity culture is being witnessed these days mostly in interiors of Himachal Pradesh as highly revered Domeshwar devta is on his sojourn, once in two decades, travelling village to village with his followers in a tastefully decorated pala... read..

Apple arrears touch Rs 2,449.19 lakh: HImachal Minister

Shimla |Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Payment of arrears to apple growers in Himachal Pradesh touched Rs 2,449.19 lakh owing to fund crunch and the liability has been pending since 2013, state Horticulture Minister Mohinder Singh informed the assembly on Monday.... read..

Week-long Mandi's Mahashivratri festivity begins

Mandi |Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
The week-long festival of Mahashivratri in this Himachal Pradesh historical town, popularly known as 'Chhoti Kashi', began on Saturday with a congregation of over 200 hill gods and goddesses.... read..

Antyodaya Yojana a success in Himachal, says official

Shimla |Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission is proving very effective for socio-economic uplift of urban poor households in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Sunday.... read..

Himachal govt providing major boost to natural farming

Shimla |Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh is providing mojor boost to natural farming in with an aim to become a pioneer in the field by 2022.... read..
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