Braving scorching heat, hundreds of ex-servicemen drawn from different parts of the district and of different ranks on Tuesday demanded setting up of a Himalayan regiment for the hill states, besides restoration of quota of Himachal Pradesh in the Indian Army.
The contract of 141 master trainers (special educators), who teach children with special needs (CWSN) under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) may be renewed in the first week of June.
The election commission on Tuesday announced the election schedule for the byelection to the Mandi parliamentary seat, which fell vacant after sitting member Virbhadra Singh was elected as chief minister in December last year. The notification will be formally issued on May 29.
With the hoisting of the Tricolour and the school flag on the highest peak of the Everest, a seven-member team of students of The Lawrence School, Sanawar, has set a new record of being the youngest team to scale the Everest on Tuesday.
Deputy commissioner Abhishek Jain on Tuesday directed revenue officials to implement the provisions of the Himachal Pradesh Public Services Guarantee Act by providing time-bound services to the citizens. He said this during an inspection of the Una tehsil office.
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Shimla for one-and-a-half days beginning Thursday, an official said on Tuesday. He added that the president will stay at The Retreat, the summer holiday resort of the president on the outskirts of Shimla, and during his stay, he will get a taste of British era heritage.
Nagaland governor Dr Ashwani Kumar, who hails from the town, was delighted after completing his PhD at the age of 62 here on Wednesday.
Having been given the responsibility to lead the party in parliamentary polls in 2014, Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) president Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu clarified that he would not contest the elections and would instead lead the party's poll campaign in the state.
With virtually no headway into investigations in much-hyped telephone tapping case, the state government now fears that recorded conversations in compact disks (CDs) lying with it could be “leaked” out if it hands them over to probing agency - anti-corruption and vigilance bureau.
A youth was allegedly murdered when he tried to restrain a group of four youths from indulging in hooliganism under the influence of liquor in Kather area of the town on Sunday night.
The majestic Rohtang Pass, which is still wrapped in a thick blanket of snow near this picturesque tourist resort of Himachal Pradesh, will be reopened for the tourists from Wednesday, an official said.
Three more bodies were recovered from the reservoir of a hydropower project situated on the Beas river near Aut area, taking the death toll in the Jhiri private bus mishap reached to 42. People spotted these bodies flowing in the river and informed the police.
Girls once again outperformed the boys in this year's Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) Class 10 examinations, the results of which were declared on Sunday. Of the total 32 students, who made it to the merit list for top 10 positions, 23 are girls.
In the battle for the survival of the fittest, Kashmiri Khans are making efforts to improve their linguistic skills so that they are no left behind among a host of tourist guides in the Queen of Hills.
Confusion seems to be prevailing in the government, as there is seemingly a big difference between the sayings and doings of chief minister Virbhadra Singh.