Thursday, December 1, 2022

Shimla: Police arrest Nepali national, recover 60 gm charas

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | December 1, 2022 2:30:15 AM IST
Shimla Police on Wednesday recovered 60 gm of Charas from the possession of one Nepali national, informed police.... read..

Tibetans offer prayers for long life of Dalai Lama

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | December 1, 2022 6:04:05 AM IST
Tibetans offered prayers for the long life of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the Tsuglagkhang, the main Tibetan Temple, in Dharamsala.... read..

Himachal govt gears up for action against medicine mafia

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 30, 2022 7:31:11 PM IST
With the aim to curb the manufacturing of spurious drugs, the Himachal Pradesh government has started an exercise to break the network of medicine mafia.... read..

4-year-old Spiti boy 'Rapten' becomes reincarnation of Buddhist master

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 29, 2022 6:03:04 AM IST
Nawang Tashi Rapten, a four-year-old boy hailing from the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, on Monday received the sobriquet as the reincarnation of Rinpoche- Buddhist Master- after he formally became a monk.... read..

36 riders participate in mountain biking race in Shimla

Shimla |Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Thirty-six riders in the age of 10 to 64 years on Sunday participated in the off-track race around the Himachal Pradesh state capital and its suburb Mashobra and Daak Bangla.... read..

HP: Police recovers around 40 g Heroin from Shimla citizens; 2 held

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 27, 2022 4:01:03 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh police on Sunday arrested two persons under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act for allegedly carrying around 40 grams of Heroin.... read..

Himachal polls: Number of voters up by over 10 per cent

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 26, 2022 10:01:32 PM IST
The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Himachal Pradesh, Maneesh Garg, on Saturday informed as compared to the last Assembly elections, the number of voters in the state has increased from 49.88 lakh to 55.25 lakh.... read..

Himachal Pradesh: 16 injured after bus overturns in Bilaspur

Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) | November 25, 2022 2:31:36 PM IST
In a tragic incident, as many as 16 passengers were injured after a bus overturned near Bilaspur, said officials.... read..

"We are not different from India, even though divided by boundaries..." says Penpa Tsering, Sikyong of CTA

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | November 25, 2022 6:31:12 AM IST
Highlighting India-Tibet close relationship, Penpa Tsering, Sikyong of Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on Thursday said that even though the two countries are divided by boundaries, they are very much the same.... read..

Dalai Lama congratulates Anwar Ibrahim on becoming Malaysia's new PM

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | November 24, 2022 12:00:25 AM IST
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama congratulated Malaysia's Pakatan Harapan chief Anwar Ibrahim on becoming the Prime Minister of Malaysia.... read..

Himachal Pradesh: 3-year-old girl dies after consuming deworming medicine

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | November 23, 2022 8:02:29 PM IST
A three-year-old girl died after consuming a dose of deworming medicine on National Deworming Day in Kangra district, said officials on Wednesday.... read..

Signature campaign in Shimla to get justice for Shraddha

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 21, 2022 9:59:21 PM IST
Hundreds of locals participated in a signature campaign demanding justice for Shraddha Walker who was killed by her partner in Delhi.... read..

Shimla: 127.5 grams heroin seized by police

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 20, 2022 10:58:55 PM IST
The Shimla Police' Special Intelligence Unit (SIU) on Sunday said it had recovered 127.56 grams of Chitta (heroin) from a person.... read..

Himachal: BJP on front foot because of its excellent election management, says CM Thakur

Parwanoo (Himachal Pradesh) | November 20, 2022 8:30:27 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was on the front foot during the recent assembly elections because of its excellent management.... read..

Shimla: Labourers burn coal inside room due to cold, 2 die, 7 hospitalised

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 20, 2022 5:59:24 PM IST
Burning coal inside a room to cope with the cold turned out to be hazardous for some labourers in Shimla, as two of them died while seven more were in hospital, police said on Sunday.... read..

Satisfied with security arrangements at strong rooms having EVMs: Himachal Chief Electoral Officer

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 19, 2022 11:30:15 PM IST
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Himachal Pradesh Maneesh Garg on Saturday reviewed the layout plan for proper movement of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and its passage from strong rooms to counting centers which would be moved for counting on Dece... read..

Himachal Pradesh: Chief Electoral Officer reviews arrangements at strong rooms

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 19, 2022 11:00:26 PM IST
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Maneesh Garg expressed satisfaction over the security arrangements of strong rooms housing EVMs and VVPAT machines and its day-night monitoring by the CCTVs and the security agencies, said officials on Saturday.... read..

Delhi police questions owner of guest house in Kullu where Shraddha and Aaftab stayed

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | November 19, 2022 8:29:37 PM IST
A three-member team of Delhi Police on Saturday questioned the owner of a guest house in Tosh village of Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district in the Shraddha Walker murder case.... read..

'Will implement Virbhadra model if elected in Himachal': Son

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 18, 2022 8:29:30 PM IST
Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh, son of former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, on Friday said the party will work on taking his father's development model forward in the state if voted to power.... read..

Himachal Pradesh: Police recover about 800 gm narcotics in Shimla

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 18, 2022 12:00:55 PM IST
Police officials in Shimla have recovered 802 grams of narcotics -- Charas -- from the possession of one Diwan Chand.... read..

Himachal Pradesh: Number of Trans voters rises to more than two folds in state as compared to 2017 Assembly elections

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 17, 2022 11:59:48 PM IST
The number of voters in the third gender category has seen an increase in the State assembly elections 2022, as compared to the 2017 Vidhan Sabha and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, officials said on Thursday.... read..

Temperature drops in Shimla, lifts Tibetan traders' hope for good winter business of woollens

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 17, 2022 7:00:20 PM IST
With winter already here in the state capital, the Tibetan woollen and other businesses are picking up and expected to have a good run during the upcoming winter season.... read..

Green pea crop in Shimla affected by rain, farmers in distress

By Shafali Nigam

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 17, 2022 7:00:09 PM IST
The green pea crop in Himachal's Shimla district has failed this year owing to the excessive rain. The crops this year were sown late due to the prolonged period of rain. Most of the crop is now damaged due to early winters.... read..

Shimla Police arrests one person with drugs; recovers 698 gm opium, 98.60 gm charas

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 17, 2022 2:30:03 PM IST
The Shimla Police arrested one person and recovered 600 gms of opium and 98.60 gms of charas, informed the police on Thursday.... read..

Himachal DGP inaugurates exhibition of gift items made by jail inmates

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 16, 2022 12:59:17 AM IST
An exhibition of gift items made by jail inmates was inaugurated by the Director General of Police of Himachal Pradesh Sanjay Kundu on Tuesday.... read..

Higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh likely to receive snowfall on Nov 19, 20

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 16, 2022 12:00:07 AM IST
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rain and snowfall in higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh for November 19 and 20.... read..

BJP is coming to power in Himachal Pradesh once again: CM Jairam Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 16, 2022 9:59:44 PM IST
With the recent conclusion of Himachal Pradesh polls, Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Wednesday exuded confidence in BJP's victory and said that the party is coming to power in the state once again.... read..

Many big Congress leaders are going to be defeated in this poll, says Himachal CM after polling

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 16, 2022 10:29:16 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Wednesday said that many big Congress leaders are going to be defeated in this poll and the Bharatiya Janata Party is certain to form the government again.... read..

HP High Court orders strict monitoring of attendance of all officials

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 16, 2022 12:00:13 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday, directed the Chief Secretary to the HP Government, to issue necessary directions to all the departments, Boards and Corporations of the State Government, regarding the monitoring of attendance of all the employees... read..

Himachal Pradesh: House gutted in Nathpa's fire

Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh) | November 15, 2022 12:32:00 PM IST
An eight-room house was turned into ashes in Kinnaur's Nathpa village after a massive fire broke out on Monday.... read..

From deploying flying squads to sealing entry points: Himachal lists poll steps

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 14, 2022 10:30:08 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh Police has detailed the measures it took during the Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh on November 12, while lauding its personnel for ensuring free, fair and incident-free conduct of polling in the sleepy and spectacularly stunni... read..

Himachal Pradesh receives fresh round of snowfall: IMD

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 14, 2022 7:01:06 PM IST
India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday informed that the higher reaches across five districts of Himachal Pradesh have received fresh snowfall during the last 24 hours.... read..

HP elections: Doon constituency records highest poll percentage

Himachal | November 13, 2022 5:00:15 PM IST
As Himachal Pradesh assembly elections concluded on Saturday, the state witnessed a voter turnout of over 74 percent with assembly seats in Solan and Shimla districts recording the highest and lowest turnout respectively.... read..

Himachal election: Polling party suspended after EVMs found in a private vehicle in Shimla, Congress allege tampering

Rampur (Himachal Pradesh) | November 13, 2022 1:00:53 PM IST
A polling party was intercepted by a group of Congress workers in Rampur area of Shimla district on Saturday night for allegedly transporting the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in a private vehicle.... read..

Himachal records 75.6 pc polling percentage in 2022 Assembly polls: Election Commission

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 13, 2022 9:59:57 PM IST
The Election Commission on Sunday said that around 75.6 per cent polling percentage was recorded in the recently held assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh.... read..

Over 67% voter turn out in Himachal polls (2nd Lead)

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Over 67 per cent of more than 55 lakh voters in Himachal Pradesh turned out on Saturday to elect 68 members of the BJP-ruled Assembly in the single-phase polling, officials said.... read..

Himachal Assembly polls: Political fate of 412 candidates to be sealed today

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 5:29:11 AM IST
The day for the electorate to decide the political fate of the leaders across parties in Himachal Pradesh has arrived with the polling for the assembly elections is all set to begin at 8 am on Saturday.... read..

"Vote to further strengthen democracy," appeals Himachal CM Jairam Thakur on poll day

Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 10:00:33 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur offered prayers in Mandi district ahead of casting his vote and urged all voters to cast their vote today to "further strengthen democracy".... read..

Himachal Assembly polls: Confident of winning 40-45 seats, says Congress chief Pratibha Singh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 11:00:14 AM IST
After casting her vote at Rampur in Shimla in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, Congress MP and state chief Pratibha Singh on Saturday appealed to vote for development and work while exuding confidence of winning 40-45 seats in 68 members Assembly.... read..

Anurag Thakur attacks Congress on Himachal polling day, says party makes false promises

Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 12:00:00 PM IST
Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday cast his vote in Himachal's Hamirpur in the Assembly polls in the state.... read..

Himachal Pradesh elections: Voters cast their votes to select new govt which will work for state's development

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 11:00:02 AM IST
Voting for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is underway at the 68 constituencies across the state.... read..

5.02 pc voter turnout recorded till 9 am in Himachal Pradesh Polls

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 12:00:02 PM IST
A voter turnout of 5.02 per cent was recorded till 9 am in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections which are underway.... read..

Confident that people will repeat BJP govt, says Himachal CM after casting vote

Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 10:30:37 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur cast his vote at Bagshyiad in Mandi's Seraj on Saturday as the voting to elect the new government is underway in the Assembly polls.... read..

Everyone will cast their vote, "cooperate" to form new govt: Congress Himachal chief

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 9:29:56 AM IST
As the voting began for 68 Assembly seats, Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Pratibha Singh on Saturday said that everyone will cast their vote today and cooperate to form a new government in the state.... read..

Key issues, top challengers dominating Himachal Pradesh polls

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 8:59:26 AM IST
As voters queue up outside the polling booths to elect the next government in Himachal Pradesh, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is facing a tough fight as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also entered the fray besides Congress.... read..

Voting begins across 68 seats in Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 8:29:12 AM IST
Polling for 68 Assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh began at 8 am amid tight security arrangements on Saturday.... read..

Nearly 30,000 security personnel deployed to ensure free, fair polls in Himachal

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 6:29:37 AM IST
About 30,000 security personnel including 67 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and over 11,500 state police personnel will be deployed for peaceful conduct of polling in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.... read..

Himachal Assembly polls: A look at key players, constituencies in hill state

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 5:29:09 AM IST
With Himachal Pradesh all set to vote to elect a new government in the Assembly polls, the fate of the political parties will be decided by over 55 lakh voters today.... read..

Himachal polls: Key constituencies to watch out in high-stakes battle

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 12:01:44 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh will go for assembly polls on Saturday in a high-stakes battle between the ruling BJP and Congress with the Aam Aadmi Party also trying to put up a strong performance.... read..

Congress to have majority in Himachal, BJP won't succeed in poaching MLAs: Anand Sharma

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 4:01:10 PM IST
Congress leader Anand Sharma on Saturday said that the people of Himachal Pradesh were in a mood to change the government in the state by ruling out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state assembly election.... read..

Himachal Assembly polls: JP Nadda casts his vote in Bilaspur

Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) | November 12, 2022 12:30:00 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda on Saturday cast his vote at Vijaypur in Bilaspur in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections.... read..
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