Himachal receives 2.80 lakh COVAXIN doses to vaccinate 15-18 age group from Jan 3

Himachal Pradesh government had received 2.80 lakh COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN doses to vaccinate its young population of 15-18 age group from January 3. “Vaccination for children under 15-18 years to start from 3rd Jan. We have received 2.80 lakh COVAXIN doses for the same,” State Health Minister Rajiv Saizal told ANI on Wednesday. He further […]

PM Modi : Tourists also responsible for keeping Himachal clean, free of plastic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, while inaugurating several hydropower projects in Mandi, said that the government is working on plastic waste management but tourists visiting Himachal also have a huge responsibility in keeping it clean. “Our government is alert about the damage caused to the mountains due to plastic. Tourists also have a huge responsibility […]

PM Modi to visit Himachal’s Mandi for inauguration of hydropower plants worth over Rs 11,000 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of hydropower projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore. As per PMO’s press release, the Prime Minister will also preside over the second groundbreaking ceremony of the Himachal Pradesh Global Investors’ Meet before this event. “The Meet is expected […]

Himachal’s economy clocked negative growth under BJP-led govt, says Congress’s Harshwardhan Chauhan

Ahead of by-polls and assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, Congress on Tuesday alleged that the economic growth in the state has contracted to 6.5 percent in the financial year 2020-21 under the Jai Ram Thakur-led BJP government from 7.5 percent in 2017-18. Speaking to reporters in Shimla, Harshwardhan Chauhan, State […]

Himachal’s Kinnaur landslide: 2 more bodies recovered, toll rises to 25

The death toll in the Kinnaur Nigulsari landslide further mounted to 25 with the recovery of two more bodies during the ongoing search operation, Himachal Pradesh Disaster Management Authority informed on Monday. “Death toll rises to 25 with the recovery of two more bodies,” said State Disaster Management Authority. A massive landslide had hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district […]

Himachal declares three-day state mourning to condole Virbhadra Singh’s demise

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to observe three days of state mourning as a mark of respect to former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who passed away earlier today due to post-COVID complications. The state mourning will be observed from July 8-10. “Virbhadra Singh, former chief minister, Himachal Pradesh has passed away in the morning hours […]