Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government announced a five-day week in its offices besides banning social and religious gatherings from January 10 to 24.
Over 91,000 children braved tough weather and terrain to get Covid-19 vaccines after the government rolled out shots for 15-18 age group.
Himachal Pradesh is witnessing a steady increase in rape cases according to the state’s crime statistics of 2021.
Flash floods, landslides and glacial lake bursts—Himachal Pradesh saw all in 2020. The impact of climate change as per scientists is evident and 2021 too had its moments.
The project is scheduled to be commissioned by January 2026. On completion, it would generate 758.20 million units of electricity annually. The project has also been accorded a budgetary support of Rs 66 crore.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived at Mandi this morning on a day coinciding with four years of the BJP government, described Thakur as an ‘energetic and popular’ leader, sending a clear message.
Himachal Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi is also expected to address a rally at the Paddal ground in Mandi—the home district of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
Himachal Pradesh government employees will get a salary hike of 15-20% as the new pay scales will be applicable from 1st January. This will put an additional burden of about Rs. 4000 cr annually on the state exchequer.
Dharamsala: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat met Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama at his residence in Mcleodganj.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during his visit to McLeodganj near here, officials said.
Filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur devles into the reason behind the success of the recently released drama-thriller 'Aranyak' on Netflix.
The state of Himachal Pradesh is mounting with debt as it grows at an alarming rate, Comptroller and Auditor General of India has raised concerns. From 2015-16 to 2019-20, the fiscal liabilities in the state have increased by 51.01%.
Himachal tourism: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who holds the tourism portfolio, was not present in the House when the Opposition staged a walk-out.
Netflix’s recently released drama thriller has all those typical elements one would find in a drama thriller, yet the writers have left a few loops open, to keep the viewers guessing if a second season might be on the cards as well.
Himachal Pradesh High Court was quick to adapt to the Covid-19 change and evolved its own model for justice delivery system based either on virtual mode or hybrid.
Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four years now. The amendment in the act will make High Court judges also eligible for the post.
The Commission, to be named as ‘Samanya Varg Aayog’, will be formalised through a legislative enactment when the Himachal Pradesh assembly meets next in February-March 2021 for the budget session of the House.
Himachal 100 % vaccination: Union Minister for Health Mansukh Manadaviya said the Himachal model will be replicated in other states in the country.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.