Bharatiya Janata Party's unprecedented victory in the four states has not only come as morale booster for the saffron party in the state, but the outcome of the assembly elections in four major states may force the Virbhadra Singh-led Congress government to walk a tightrope in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
BJP leaders and activists of the district are highly upbeat with the party's resounding victory in the Vidhan Sabha elections in four states and celebrated the occasion by distributing sweets among them.
The district police have deployed police forces for the protection of students from Sikkim studying in a private educational institution located in the bordering area of Kala Amb.
Sikyong (Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile) has called for unity and concerted effort to realise their aspirations for the return of the spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to Tibet and freedom for Tibetans.
Due to lack of irrigation sources and good remuneration from off-season vegetables, farmers in the state are shifting from citrus fruit cultivation to off-season vegetables.
As the election results in all five states would be announced on Sunday, senior BJP leader and former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Saturday said the party was sure to form its governments in four of the five states and inflict a crushing defeat on the Congress.
With the Lok Sabha elections round the corner and the Congress making all efforts to win all four Lok Sabha seats in the state, chief minister Virbhadra Singh will concentrate on the Hamirpur constituency and especially in Hamirpur district to woe the electorate there.
Sheltered by the mighty Dhauladhar ranges and surrounded by sprawling tea gardens, the Bir-Billing valley, considered one of the finest aero-sports sites, is readying to bid for hosting the Paragliding World Cup Tour, 2015.
The apple rejuvenation scheme started by the horticulture department would help orchardists of Kullu district to transform their old apple orchards into new one with the help of the financial assistance by the state government, said deputy director, horticulture department, Kullu, BC Rana.
Describing Nelson Mandela as an icon of peace, Sikyong (Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile) Lobsang Sangay said his struggle for justice gave hope to humanity in general and particularly to Tibetans, that justice do prevail in the end.
Cinema has deep impact on society. This was stated by professors in a national seminar organised by the department of Hindi of Government College at Dev Sadan here on Thursday.
In a decision that has raised hackles, the Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday banned ministers and bureaucrats from carrying mobile phones during the cabinet meeting. Additional chief secretary, home, P Mitra, who is also the officiating chief secretary, issued a circular informing the ministers and bureaucrats about the decision to prohibit mobile phones during the cabinet meeting.
The education department (higher) has launched a high-level probe into the allegations of sexual harassment of students of a Paonta Sahib school.
Notwithstanding years of concerted efforts on awareness and education, HIV and AIDS cases are seemingly growing in Himachal Pradesh. In a time span of six months from March to September, three new cases of HIV have been detected in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district, where only one case was detected till March 31 this year.
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha state president on Wednesday asked party leaders to become active in the wake of the Lok Sabha elections in state.