2 hrs ago
Punjab, Haryana leaders head for showdown over HSGPC
It may not have anything to do with the general public but leaders in Haryana and Punjab are trying their best to flare up things over the controversy around the setting up of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee .
6 hrs ago
More heavy rain forecast for Himachal
The hills of Himachal Pradesh Thursday continued to get heavy spells of the rain, the weather bureau said.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Water levels rising in Himachal dams
The water levels in Himachal Pradesh's major dams, Bhakra and Pong, have started rising with the revival of the monsoon in the region, an official said Thursday.
Ban on green felling in 1986 historical: Himachal CM
The government's blanket ban on green felling imposed in 1986 was historical for conserving and safeguarding the forest wealth, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Thursday.
Sushma to ISIS Release Indians as Ramzan gift
"The holy period of Ramzan is on. The House should appeal to those who have kept these 41 Indians captive to release them before Eid as a special Ramzan gift," she said, responding to a calling attention motion on the Indians stranded in Iraq due to the ongoing conflict.
Taqa India Power Ventures pullout wona t affect debt-reducing efforts: Jaypee Group
Noida, July 24 : Infrastructure developer Jaypee Group Thursday said the withdrawal by Taqa India Power Ventures from an agreement to buy hydro-electric projects will not affect the group's resolve to reduce debt and unlock stakeholders value.
India: Melting glaciers in Himachal Pradesh pose flood risk
Melting glaciers have given rise to six to seven large glacial lakes near Neelkanth Lake in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul and Spiti district, with some posing serious flood risk to the region, India Today reported.
India Auto News
Alia Bhatt rides Hero Pleasure on Himachal roads in new TVC
Alia Bhatt takes the place of Priyanka Chopra as she features in a new ad campaign for Hero Pleasure.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
In Parliament Tirkey scores Tendulkar still on nought
Sachin Tendulkar, India's cricketing talisman, far outshone former hockey captain Dilip Tirkey in the popularity stakes.
The Indian Express
Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 70/kg, onion at Rs 40/kg in Delhi
Tomato prices have increased steeply to Rs 60-70 per kg in the National Capital as supplies have dropped due to rains in northern parts.
Despite lawsuit, Himachal re-tenders mega hydro project
Himachal Pradesh will re-seek bids for a multi-million dollar hydropower project that is under litigation with Reliance Infrastructure and has unsettled financial issues with the previous bidder, the Netherlands-based Brakel Corp. The cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, last week approved global bids for the 960-MW ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
WhatsApp in arms against price rise
WhatsApp users in the country have started a campaign asking people to boycott onions and tomatoes for a week to 10 days to bring down prices.
Himachal men donating organs for wives
Shimla, July 22 - In a pleasant new trend in Himachal Pradesh, husbands are increasing coming forward to donate organs to their wives.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Mt Menthosa team returns
New Delhi, July 21: Eleven women from across the country yesterday returned to New Delhi after a 17-day expedition to conquer the 6,443-metre high Mount Menthosa in Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal to bring all urban bodies under planning area
For ensuring planned development of the urban areas in Himachal Pradesh, the state government has proposed to bring all urban local bodies under the planning ambit, a minister said Monday.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
New Timber Distribution Policy comes up as big relief to the people of Himachal
To concede to the long-pending demand of the people of Himachal Pradesh regarding relaxing the norms for Timber Distribution , the State government has amended the T.D Policy and simplified the procedure of timber distribution to benefit the stakeholders.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Himachal CPI-M to oppose move to relax land laws
The Himachal Pradesh unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist Saturday decried the state government's move to dilute the land reforms and tenancy act, especially section 118, in the state.
Matter under the union list not state list attorney general
Attorney general Mukul Rohtagi has said that Haryana assembly probably felt that it had powers and jurisdiction to pass the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Bill, 2014 by virtue of entry 32 in State List of the seventh schedule of the Constitution.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
'One month of Beas Tragedy' - still no justice done to victim parents
It is on 8th June this year, 24 students from VNR Vignan Jyothi College of Engineering and Technology were washed away at Beas river in Himachal Pradesh.
Rape cases rise in Himachal Pradesh, more women police stations promised
Rape cases have increased in Himachal Pradesh in the first half of 2014 as compared to the same period last year, DGP Sanjay Kumar said today as he listed out steps, including setting up of women police stations, to reduce crime against women.