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Water ATM guarantees pure water in Shimla for 50 paise a litre

Shimla: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today inaugurated the water ATM machine installed at the Ridge, Shimla. Machine will dispense a litre of pure water for meager 50 paise. The water ATM is first of its kind machine installed in Himachal and will facilitate the local residents and lakhs of tourists. The water ATM was being […]

Agnihotri denies Anurag Thakur’s accusations

Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri has denied allegations of illegal drugs supply to the Punjab from Himachal Pradesh. Responding to accusations of Member of Parliament Anurag Thakur, Agnihotri said that MP seemed to have no respect for the State from where he was elected. He said that it was shocking to hear from Thakur that he […]

Govt committed for development of Jubbal-Kotkhai: Rohit Thakur

Jubbal: Chief Parliamentary Secretary Rohit Thakur assured to complete Theog-Hatkoti-Rohru road in a stipulated time. In the concluding ceremony of Sports Meet held at Gram Panchayat Jhagtan in Jubbal area of Shimla district, Thakur accused the previous Government of ignoring Theog-Hatkoti road, due to which horticulturists of the area had to suffer loss of Rs. […]

Health Minister to launch IDCF campaign

Shimla: Health and Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh Thakur will launch Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight (IDCF) from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla on 28 July, 2014. A spokesperson of the Health department said here today that IDCF was being implemented in an intensified manner to prevent death due to childhood diarrhea across the State. It […]

State demands liberal funds from Finance Commission

The State government has advocated the issues of State interest particularly relating to the strengthening of Panchayati Raj Institutions and local Bodies with the government of India. While participating in the conference of chairpersons of the State Finance Commissions organized by the 14th Finance Commission at New Delhi today H.P State Finance Commission Chairman Kuldeep […]

Glacier lakes posing threat in Himachal Pradesh

Half a dozen temporary glacier lakes have formed in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh and are posing a serious threat to the population living downstream. Lahaul and Spiti MLA Ravi Thakur led team, who had gone to inspect huts being constructed by the forest department for the facility of pilgrims and tourists […]

Himachal to built Foodgrains Storage Capacity of 142,550 MT under PEG Scheme

New Delhi: To ensure adequate foodgrains storage capacity, the Union Government has approved a capacity of 203.76 lakh MT for construction in 19 states, under the Private Entrepreneur Guarantee (PEG) scheme to ensure increased foodgrains storage capacity. Out of this 120.30 lakh MT has been completed. The Himachal Pradesh also got its share as the […]

Virbhadra Singh cautious Univ faculty against involving in student politics

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh demands discipline in the Education Campus and cautions teachers against involving in the politics. Cautioning faculty members of the University involving in student politics, Virbhadra Singh stated that job of teachers isn’t to indulge in politics and form a nexus with miscreants. Singh said “I won’t allow any professional […]

Nagrota Welfare Society organising Medical camps to mark Bali’s B-Day

To mark GS Bali birthday celebrations on July 27, Nagrota Welfare Society organising two-days free medical camps at Nagrota. Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes will be inaugurating the camp. Medical camps will start on July 26th and specialists from AIIMS, Fortis Hospital, BL Kapoor Hospital, Delhi, and the PGI Chandigarh, would be available […]

Govt not to cut existing posts of Revenue staff

Shimla: A State Government spokesman clarified that there would be no cut in the existing posts of various categories of Revenue staff in the Sub-Divisions, Tehsils and Sub-Tehsils. In a official statement, state government spokesman said that an apprehension was being created in the Revenue field staffs that due to the staffing norms, which were […]

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