Judicial magistrate Upasana Sharma said June 12 had been marked as World Day Against Child Labour to focus attention on child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it.
A two-day unit meeting of foods and nutritional component under al-India Coordinated Research Project (ICAR) on home science began at CSK-Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University (HPAU), Palampur, on Wednesday.
Within a week of the alleged gang-rape of a 30-year-old US national in Himachal Pradesh's Manali tourist resort, police have filed a chargesheet against the three accused, all drivers of Nepali nationality, an officer said Wednesday.
Going by the political resolution of party's 20th Congress at Kozhikode last year, the Himachal Pradesh unit of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has also decided to work for a Left and democratic alternative against the neo-liberal policies and communal agenda of both the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party.
Apples grown in the lush green valleys of the hill state for years have been struggling to make its mark in both domestic and international markets. The Himachal Pradesh government is now mulling various strategies to promote “Himachal” apple brands and fruit certification is one of them.
When the first time these girls team walked onto the football pitch last summer for a match, no one among the 5,000-odd spectators, who were thinking that they are in for a good laugh, had realised that the day would be written in golden words in the history of Tibetans in-exile.
If electorate fails to produce electors' photo identity cards, they can produce alternative photo documents for establishing their identity, state chief electoral officer Narender Chauhan said on Tuesday.
The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission on Tuesday announced the results for the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services (main) examination. A total number of 75 candidates had appeared for the main paper and only 25 of them qualified.
Chief electoral officer (CEO), Shimla, Narender Chauhan and Mandi deputy commissioner-cum-returning officer Devesh Kumar denied the allegations levelled by PRISM party candidate Lawan Kumar and social activist of the town Lakshmender Guleria.
Cloudy sky engulfed entire Himachal Pradesh in darkness as thick clouds, hazy weather followed by rain and thundershowers reduced the visibility to great extent here on Tuesday. The Met office has forecast widespread rainfall in the most parts of state for today and tomorrow attributing that westerly winds were interacting with south easterlies in the region.
Rattled by frequent public complaints concerning non-availability of doctors and paramedical staff, the Nalagarh block medical officer (BMO) on Monday raided the primary health centre (PHC) in Baddi and found two doctors and five employees absent from duty.
Rama Devi of Bijheri area was going to get milk for her child, who was under treatment at a hospital here, when she saw a group of people entering the hospital with breakfast and milk.
The seven-member team of The Lawrence School, Sanawar, who had scaled the Mount Everest on May 21, was welcomed amid fanfare on the school premises on Monday. An array of cheerful students stood aligned on both the sides of the way to accord an ecstatic homecoming reception to the youngest-ever team to summit the Everest on their triumphant return.
The Queen of the Hills, as Shimla was fondly called by the British, has been shortlisted for a global project to lower greenhouse gas emissions on the pattern of European cities, a municipal official said here Monday.
To save the crops from stripe rust disease, known as yellow rust, the Directorate of Wheat Research, Karnal has issued a warning to farmers of Himachal Pradesh against the disease.