Tuesday, January 19, 2021

90% road accidents caused due to human error: Himachal CM

Shimla |Monday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
People must be sensitised about ensuring road safety and obeying traffic rules as almost 90 per cent of the road accidents are caused due to human error, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.... read..

Himachal sees 77% voting in phase 1 of panchayat polls

Shimla |Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The first phase of Panchayati Raj elections in 1,228 gram panchayats in Himachal Pradesh were held peacefully with the overall percentage at 77.50 per cent, election officials said on Sunday.... read..

Himachal Pradesh reports 31 new COVID-19 cases

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 17, 2021 10:43:02 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh reported 31 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday taking the total number of cases in the state to 56,943, according to the state health department.... read..

Himachal's COVID-19 tally reaches 56,873, active count at 755

Shimla(Himachal Pradesh) | January 17, 2021 6:13:05 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh on Saturday registered 71 new COVID-19 cases, taking the cumulative count to 56,873, as per the State Health Department.... read..

103-yr-old casts vote in Himachal panchayat polls

Shimla |Sunday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Braving extreme cold, Shyam Saran Negi - believed to be India's oldest voter at 103 years of age, who also participated in the 1951-52 general election which was the country's first - cast his ballot on Sunday at Kalpa in the high Himalayas in the first p... read..

Leave work, first vote: Himachal CM on Panchayat polls

Shimla |Sunday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday appealed to the voters to leave all work and first vote for the first phase of elections to the Panchayati Raj Institutions.... read..

93K Covid vax doses to be administered in 1st phase: Himachal CM

Shimla |Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said in the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination, 93,000 doses would be administered to frontline warriors, including healthcare workers.... read..

Himachal schools to resume teaching from Feb 1, Feb 15

Shimla |Saturday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
With a decline in the number of new coronavirus cases, Himachal schools that follow a summer break pattern will resume classroom teachings from February 1 and those which close in winters will start functioning from February 15.... read..

Leopard 'plays' with motorists in Himachal, raises concern

Shimla |Friday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Videos of a well-built leopard 'playing' with motorists in Himachal Pradesh's Tirthan Valley located in interiors of Kullu district has raised concern among wildlife experts.... read..

Braving pandemic, thousands take holy dip in Himachal rivers

Shimla |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Braving extreme chill and pandemic, thousands of people across Himachal Pradesh on Thursday took holy dips in rivers to mark Makar Sankranti, a Hindu festival dedicated to the deity Surya.... read..

111 kg of charas seized in Himachal's Kullu

Shimla |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
In one of the biggest seizure of narcotics in recent times, the Himachal Pradesh police on Thursday claimed to have seized 111 kg of charas in an operation in Kullu district and it was still on, Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Kundu said.... read..

Himachal CM directs for evolving effective mechanism to sensitize drivers on road safety measures

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 14, 2021 5:43:06 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has directed for evolving effective mechanism to sensitize drivers on road safety measures.... read..

Potatoes growing at high altitude in Himachal to get global attention

Shimla |Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Farmers in tiny hamlets dotted over Himalayan peaks of the landlocked Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh are not in high spirits amid the pandemic with government plans to promote contract farming of the highly remunerative barley for making malt whiskey h... read..
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