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Himachal promotes fruit cultivation through ADB funding

Himachal promotes fruit cultivation through ADB funding

🕔07:12, 20.Jul 2020

Shimla, July 20  To make Himachal Pradesh a horticulture hub, the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded HP Shiva Pilot Project is undergoing with an outlay of Rs 100 crore in four districts of the state that would benefit 500 families, officials

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Snow cover in Himachal fell marginally this year: Study

Snow cover in Himachal fell marginally this year: Study

🕔07:29, 13.Jul 2020

Shimla, July 13 The snow cover mapping in Himachal Pradesh from October last year to May this year showed a marginal fall of about 0.72 per cent in the total area as compared to the previous year, a government study

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Himachal to resume chopper service from Monday

Himachal to resume chopper service from Monday

🕔16:23, 21.Jun 2020

Shimla, June 21  Himachal Pradesh will resume its chopper service to link state capital Shimla with Chandigarh, Kullu and Dharamsala under a regional air connectivity scheme from Monday, officials said on Sunday. The government has allowed the resumption of the

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Himachal likely to produce 30 million boxes of apple

Himachal likely to produce 30 million boxes of apple

🕔18:40, 19.Jun 2020

Shimla, June 19 Himachal Pradesh, the country’s prominent fruit basket, is likely to produce 30 million boxes of apples this season and 68,000 trucks are required for their transportation to other states, an official said on Friday. In this season, the

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Centre releases 3rd instalment of Rs 6K cr grant to states

Centre releases 3rd instalment of Rs 6K cr grant to states

🕔17:42, 10.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 10  In an attempt to assist state governments to effectively address situation arising out of Covid-19, the Central Government on Wednesday released the third instalment of states’ share of revenue deficit grant amounting to over Rs 6,000

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Low intensity quake in Himachal Pradesh

Low intensity quake in Himachal Pradesh

🕔10:58, 18.May 2020

Shimla, May 18 Himachal Pradesh experienced a low intensity earthquake on Monday, an official said here. There was no loss of life. An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was recorded at 7.53 a.m., the Meteorological office told IANS. The

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Himachal to get more snow; road links may snap

Himachal to get more snow; road links may snap

🕔04:52, 6.Jan 2020

Shimla, Jan 6 It was a bright sunny morning on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh capital, with the snowfall a day earlier turning it more picturesque. However, the local Met Department has predicted widespread snowfall from Monday with chances of road closure

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Himachal may ring in white New Year

Himachal may ring in white New Year

🕔13:21, 31.Dec 2019

Shimla, Dec 31  The hill stations in Himachal Pradesh may ring in a white New Year as the Meteorological Office on Tuesday forecast snow in the state from January 2. In the state capital, a bone-chilling morning revived the hopes

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Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

🕔11:12, 30.Dec 2019

Shimla, Dec 30  Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold on Monday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point, the weather bureau said. The state capital Shimla saw the rise in the night temperature at 3.6 degrees

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Mild earthquake in Himachal

Mild earthquake in Himachal

🕔12:19, 17.Dec 2019

Shimla, Dec 17  Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district was hit by a low intensity earthquake on Tuesday, an official said here. There was no loss of life. An earthquake measuring 3 on the Richter scale was recorded at 10.51 a.m., an

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UAE praises Himachal for hosting investors’ summit

UAE praises Himachal for hosting investors’ summit

🕔15:46, 10.Dec 2019

Shimla, Dec 10  UAE Ambassador to India Ahmed Al Banna has appreciated the efforts of the state for organising the maiden Global Investors Summit last month to which it was the partner country, the government said on Tuesday. In a

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Modi reaches Dharamsala to open investors’ summit

Modi reaches Dharamsala to open investors’ summit

🕔11:59, 7.Nov 2019

Dharamsala, Nov 7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached Dharamsala to inaugurate and address Himachal Pradesh’s first two-day Global Investor Summit. “Tomorrow, I join the Rising Himachal Global Investors’ Meet. The Summit is being held in picturesque Dharamsala, which is

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Modi to open Himachal’s first investor summit on Nov 7

Modi to open Himachal’s first investor summit on Nov 7

🕔07:04, 4.Nov 2019

Shimla, Nov 4  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two-day Himachal Pradesh’s first global investors’ summit this week that will see participating of Union ministers Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Prahlad Patel and Anurag Thakur along with who’s who

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NTPC signs MoU to build hydro projects of 520 MW in Himachal Pradesh

NTPC signs MoU to build hydro projects of 520 MW in Himachal Pradesh

🕔05:16, 26.Sep 2019

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Himachal Pradesh government to set up two hydro projects totaling 520 MW in the state. The MoU was signed by Shri Prabodh Saxena, Principal Secretary

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Himachal signs pacts to tap 250 MW solar power

Himachal signs pacts to tap 250 MW solar power

🕔20:12, 3.Sep 2019

Shimla, Sep 3  Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday signed two pacts for setting up solar power plants with an outlay of Rs 1,000 crore. One pact for Rs 600 crore was signed with Renew Energy Private Ltd for setting up a

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Prez announces appointment of 5 new Governors

Prez announces appointment of 5 new Governors

🕔20:41, 1.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 1  In a reshuffle on Sunday, President Ram Nath Kovind announced the appointment of five new Governors in the states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Telangana. Prominent Muslim face and former Congress leader Arif Mohammed

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Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate

Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate

🕔10:54, 17.Aug 2019

Shimla, Aug 17  Hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. While the

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Himachal CM announces 4% DA for employees on I-Day

Himachal CM announces 4% DA for employees on I-Day

🕔21:14, 15.Aug 2019

Shimla, Aug 15  The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with enthusiasm across Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announcing four per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees and pensioners. Functions were organised at state, district

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Mild tremors felt in Himachal

Mild tremors felt in Himachal

🕔12:50, 29.Jul 2019

Shimla, July 29  A low intensity quake was felt in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul-Spiti district bordering Tibet on Monday, an official said here. No loss of life was reported. The earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale was recorded in Lahaul-Spiti

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Kalraj Mishra takes oath as Himachal Governor

Kalraj Mishra takes oath as Himachal Governor

🕔06:37, 23.Jul 2019

Shimla, July 23  Kalraj Mishra was sworn in as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh at a ceremony at Raj Bhawan here on Monday. Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice V. Ramasubramanian administered the oath of office and

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