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Mild quake felt in Himachal

Mild quake felt in Himachal

🕔10:15, 31.Jul 2018

Shimla, July 31  An earthquake of low intensity hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district early on Tuesday, the third in July, the weather bureau said. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported. The quake measuring 3.1 on

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Himachal again heading for a lean apple harvest

Himachal again heading for a lean apple harvest

🕔15:21, 13.Jul 2018

Shimla, July 13  The crunchy and luscious apples of Himachal Pradesh are once again literally in the eye of the storm, with government estimates saying their overall production is expected to decline with the weather playing havoc. A new Horticulture

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Quake jolts Himachal

Quake jolts Himachal

🕔09:16, 23.Jun 2018

Shimla, June 23  Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Saturday, the third within a fortnight, an official said. There were, however, no reports of damage. The earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale was recorded

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Himachal to get new power, mining policy: Thakur

Himachal to get new power, mining policy: Thakur

🕔15:02, 9.Apr 2018

Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon have a new electricity and mining policy and steps have been initiated to boost its tourism potential, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday. “We will soon bring a mining policy

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Himachal, Japan sign pact to improve forest resources

Himachal, Japan sign pact to improve forest resources

🕔09:08, 31.Mar 2018

Shimla, March 31  Himachal Pradesh and Japan have signed an agreement for a Rs 800 crore project that will help improvement of forest natural resources besides providing livelihood to locals, an official said on Friday. The project named Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal wants Rs 1,000 cr for Japan-funded farm project

Himachal wants Rs 1,000 cr for Japan-funded farm project

🕔10:30, 3.Mar 2018

Shimla, March 3  Himachal Pradesh, country’s off-season cash crops bowl, has sought additional funds of Rs 1,000 crore from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for extending a crop diversification project, an official said on Friday. The state is aiming

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Shimla sees season’s lowest temperature

Shimla sees season’s lowest temperature

🕔11:08, 1.Jan 2018

Shimla, Jan 1  The Himachal Pradesh capital on Monday saw the season’s lowest temperature of 2.7 degrees Celsius despite no white New Year’s Eve. The temperatures remained below the freezing point in many places in the state, an official of

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BJP will form majority governments in Gujarat, Himachal: Rajnath

BJP will form majority governments in Gujarat, Himachal: Rajnath

🕔11:35, 18.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 18 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the BJP was going to form majority governments in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh and the elections results in both states were as per its expectations. “The results are as

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Himachal nod to 167 hydroelectric projects in four years

Himachal nod to 167 hydroelectric projects in four years

🕔23:04, 3.Sep 2017

Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, with a power generation potential of about 27,000 MW, has accorded approval to 167 hydroelectric projects in four years, the state government said on Sunday. During this period, 31 projects aggregating to 2,067 Megawatt capacity

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Earthquake hits Himachal

Earthquake hits Himachal

🕔11:27, 8.Oct 2015

Shimla, Oct 8  Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district was rocked by a low-intensity earthquake on Thursday morning, an official said. However, there was no loss of life.Tremors of the magnitude 3.8 earthquake were felt for some seconds in several parts of

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Himachal approves proposals worth Rs.10,879 crore

Himachal approves proposals worth Rs.10,879 crore

🕔12:19, 22.Jun 2015

Shimla, June 22  The Himachal Pradesh government has approved 75 new industrial proposals and cleared 122 expansion projects in two-and-half years, an official said on Sunday. These newly approved proposals and projects would draw an investment worth Rs.10,879.19 crore, said

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Thundershowers, snow lash Himachal Pradesh

Thundershowers, snow lash Himachal Pradesh

🕔10:08, 30.Mar 2015

Shimla, March 30  Thundershowers and snow on Monday lashed Himachal Pradesh, causing temperatures to drop. The residents of Shimla shivered as overnight rain brought down the minimum temperature. According to the Met Office here, precipitation across the state would continue

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Gujarat, Himachal, Delhi most entrepreneur-friendly: Survey

Gujarat, Himachal, Delhi most entrepreneur-friendly: Survey

🕔10:56, 11.Mar 2015

Kolkata, March 11  Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi are the most entrepreneur-friendly states, according to a recent survey. The survey on entrepreneurship conducted by direct-selling FMCG company Amway and market researcher Indicus Analytics has found that Gujarat, Delhi and Karnataka

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Himachal approves industrial proposals worth Rs.2,500 crore

Himachal approves industrial proposals worth Rs.2,500 crore

🕔13:34, 15.Jan 2015

Shimla, Jan 15  Himachal Pradesh approved industrial proposals amounting to approximately Rs.2,500 crore, a development that would provide employment opportunities to more than 7,800 people, an official said. The state-level Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority, presided over by Chief

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Shimla, Manali wrapped up in snow again

Shimla, Manali wrapped up in snow again

🕔15:31, 14.Jan 2015

Shimla, Jan 14  Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla and popular tourist resort Manali Wednesday got another spell of snowfall, turning the hill stations more picturesque. “Shimla and its nearby tourist spots have been receiving snowfall since this (Wednesday) morning,” an official

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Himachal to speed up industrial proposal clearances

Himachal to speed up industrial proposal clearances

🕔15:23, 5.Jan 2015

Shimla, Jan 5  After relaxing land rules to enable investors to buy plots offered by the industrial department, Himachal Pradesh will now speed up industrial proposals by reducing the project clearance time-frame to 30 days. “We are going to reduce

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Manali gets more snowfall

Manali gets more snowfall

🕔11:44, 3.Jan 2015

Shimla, Jan 3  Popular hill station Manali in Himachal Pradesh Saturday got a fresh blanket of snow, giving the resort and its neighbouring areas a more picturesque look. The residents of this town shivered as icy winds brought down the

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Shimla, Manali may get more snow from Dec 21

Shimla, Manali may get more snow from Dec 21

🕔09:14, 20.Dec 2014

Shimla, Dec 20  Himachal Pradesh’s popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali may get more snow this weekend, the weather office said. A fresh western disturbance as an upper air system will hit western Himalayan region from Dec 21, said

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Himachal sets up finance commission

Himachal sets up finance commission

🕔12:23, 29.Oct 2014

Shimla, Oct 29  Himachal Pradesh constituted the Fifth State Finance Commission which will give its report by April 30, 2016, an official said here. The cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, gave the approval for constituting the panel,

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Himachal tourism to bloom due to floods in Kashmir

Himachal tourism to bloom due to floods in Kashmir

🕔13:31, 15.Sep 2014

Shimla, Sep 15  Floods in Kashmir may be a boon for Himachal Pradesh. A surge in tourist inflow to Himachal Pradesh is likely in the upcoming festive season because the devastating floods in Kashmir are scaring away tourists. Tourism industry

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