The information technology department has adopted the Himachal Pradesh assembly’s ‘e-vidhan’ project as a model for other state assemblies. “Our efforts to make the state assembly paperless has been recognized outside the state,” assembly speaker Brij Bihari Butail said while presiding over a meeting of the press gallery committee.
Amnesty International, a non-governmental organisation that focuses on human rights, has expressed concern over critical human rights situation in Tibet.
Even as rain continues to lash lower and mid altitude areas of the state, the appearance of yellow rust on wheat plants has created anxiety among farmers who fear if it is not contained they might lose their crops which would again plunge the state’s agricultural economy into stagnation. The disease, which has been a cause of concern for the past five years, has appeared in farmlands in Una, Mandi, Kang
The district administration has decided to organise a mass campaign in the district to make people aware about the swine flu, following reports that a woman from Nadaun area died due to swine flu in the PGI, Chandigarh two days ago.
Determined to check its skewed sex ratio, the Himachal Pradesh government won't fund panchayats if no girl is born in its domain. But there will be rewards for panchayats with a good sex ratio.
Continuous rain over the past week has hit the normal life in several parts of tribal region of Bharmour in Chamba district.
Chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday criticised the union budget, saying it completely sidelined the hopes and aspirations of the common man.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Hamirpur, Anurag Thakur, on Friday hit out at those criticising the railway budget, claiming it heralded the good days for the railways.
Terming the rail budget as disappointing, state backward classes finance and development corporation chairman Chander Kumar said on Friday tall claims made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in the state have fallen flat.
Inclement weather conditions in tribal district of Lahaul Spiti have put question marks over the conduct of board examinations, scheduled from March 3.
Inclement weather continued to hamper normal life in the tribal Lahaul & Spiti district with the region experiencing heavy snowfall that began on Tuesday night Wednesday.
The state planning board is set to approve the annual plan outlay of Rs 4,800 crore for the fiscal year (FY16) for the state on Thursday.
Senior BJP leader and former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Wednesday the outbreak of swine flu was a serious issue but the state government was not doing anything to bring it under control.
Former Himachal chief minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Prem Kumar Dhumal on Tuesday asked party workers to remain in constant touch with the masses.
The Himachal government has not conducted a survey for the past 20 years to assess conditions in “backward” panchayats in the state, though funds amounting to crores of rupees have been used for development under the backward area sub-plan.