- Apr 01, 2015 20:34 IST
BJP activists staged a protest against the state government in Kullu, demanding resumption of regular flights to Lahaul-Spiti to transport stranded residents.
- Apr 01, 2015 19:59 IST
The state legislative assembly on Wednesday passed the Himachal Pradesh Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2015 that exempts hotels, restaurants, tea stalls and bakeries posting an annual turnover below Rs. 8 lakh from VAT.
- Apr 01, 2015 19:47 IST
After it dragged Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor into 'love jihad', Durga Vahini -women wing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) -has now taken on another Bollywood star Deepika Padukone for her video 'My Choice', which has generated over 4 lakh views.
- Mar 31, 2015 19:13 IST
The Roy Bois team lifted the trophy of Celebrity Cricket league tournament held at the Lawrence School, Sanawar by defeating the Mumbai Heroes by nine wickets on Monday night. The concluding day witnessed a nail-biting match between the two teams. The Mumbai Heroes batted first and scored a total of 111 runs for the loss of 7 wickets and the Roy Bois won the match by nine wickets. Raja of the Mumbai Heroes made a contribution of 70 runs followed by 28 runs by Sunny Deol.
- Mar 31, 2015 18:57 IST
The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the principal secretary at the state urban development department and the Shimla municipal commissioner to appear in the court on May 12 on the issue of encroachments, overhanging and projections in the city's Lower Bazaar locality.
- Mar 31, 2015 18:38 IST
The Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly passed the state budget for fiscal 2015-16 on Tuesday and also adopted the Appropriation Bill authorising the government to spend Rs. 30,185.78 crore from the consolidated fund. Wielding a fiscal axe, the assembly approved demands for grants by all departments at one go. Out of the total Rs. 3,01,85,77,91,000, Rs 45,01,28,92000 was charged on the consolidated fund while Rs. 2,56,84,48,99,000 was voted by the assembly.
- Mar 30, 2015 21:38 IST
Chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday said that during the financial year 2015-16, a budget provision of Rs 884.20 crore had been made for the construction of roads, bridges and buildings and procurement of machinery, which is 8.20 % more than the budget for the previous year.
- Mar 30, 2015 21:19 IST
Unseasonal rain and hailstorms that have hit Himachal over the past fortnight are not only giving sleepless nights to farmers but the freak weather has washed away the prospects of a good crop this time.
- Mar 30, 2015 20:04 IST
A local court on Monday adjourned the hearing in a building demolition case filed against Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) chief and Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur and ten others till May 23.
- Mar 30, 2015 19:49 IST
Health minister Kaul Singh Thakur on Monday said that of total 8.81 lakh beneficiary families under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), 4.79 lakh had smart cards, while there was over 30% duplicity in the list.
- Mar 28, 2015 21:12 IST
Chief minister Virbhadra Singh announced numerous new projects for Paonta during his visit to the town on Saturday, the principal one being a terminal marketing yard to facilitate farmers and a college at Aanj Bhoj in the Trans-Giri area.
- Mar 28, 2015 21:02 IST
The urban development minister, Sudhir Sharma, on Saturday informed that Rs 31 crore would be spent on beautification and creating infrastructural facilities for tourism in the Dharamsala town.
- Mar 28, 2015 20:54 IST
Raising concerns over environmental issues facing the Rohtang pass, a study conducted in 2012 pointed out that air pollution in the region was likely to increase significantly till 2022 due to the burgeoning number of vehicles.
- Mar 27, 2015 22:35 IST
State excise and taxation minister Prakash Chaudhary on Friday informed the House that value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel was enhanced at the instance of neighbouring states Punjab and Haryana.
- Mar 27, 2015 22:12 IST
Chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said that Himachal was not a crimeless state, but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was exaggerating the issue of law and order in the state.