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Himachal Pradesh: Govt Offices To Have 5-Day Work Week, Ban On Social And Religious Gatherings

Jan 09, 2022 PTI

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government announced a five-day week in its offices besides banning social and religious gatherings from January 10 to 24.

Children, Health Workers Brave Snow, Harsh Terrain To Get Jabbed In Himachal

Jan 03, 2022 Ashwani Sharma

Over 91,000 children braved tough weather and terrain to get Covid-19 vaccines after the government rolled out shots for 15-18 age group.


Rape Cases On Rise In Himachal Pradesh; Culprits Mostly Close Relations: Official Records

Himachal Pradesh is witnessing a steady increase in rape cases according to the state’s crime statistics of 2021.

Yearender 2021 | Year Of Natural Disasters For Himachal Pradesh

Dec 30, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Flash floods, landslides and glacial lake bursts—Himachal Pradesh saw all in 2020. The impact of climate change as per scientists is evident and 2021 too had its moments.


PM Modi Unveils Three SJVN Hydro Power Projects In Himachal Pradesh

The project is scheduled to be commissioned by January 2026. On completion, it would generate 758.20 million units of electricity annually. The project has also been accorded a budgetary support of Rs 66 crore.

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27 December, 2021

PM Modi Gifted With 35 Kg 'Trishul' In Himachal Pradesh, Praises For CM Thakur

Ashwani Sharma

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived at Mandi this morning on a day coinciding with four years of the BJP government, described Thakur as an ‘energetic and popular’ leader, sending a clear message.


27 December, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: PM Modi Lays Foundation Of Projects Over Rs 28000 Crores In Mandi

PTI

Himachal Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi is also expected to address a rally at the Paddal ground in Mandi—the home district of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.


21 December, 2021

New Year Bonanza: Himachal Announces 15-20% Pay Hike For Govt Employees Ahead Of State Polls In 2022

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh government employees will get a salary hike of 15-20% as the new pay scales will be applicable from 1st January. This will put an additional burden of about Rs. 4000 cr annually on the state exchequer.


20 December, 2021

Dharamsala: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Meets Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama

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Dharamsala: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat met Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama at his residence in Mcleodganj.


20 December, 2021

RSS Chief Calls On Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama

Outlook Web Desk

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during his visit to McLeodganj near here, officials said.


19 December, 2021

‘Aranyak’s Response Has Been So Gratifying: Siddharth Roy Kapur

Samarth Goyal

Filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur devles into the reason behind the success of the recently released drama-thriller 'Aranyak' on Netflix.


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16 December, 2021

CAG Report Reveals Alarming Debt Burden Of Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

The state of Himachal Pradesh is mounting with debt as it grows at an alarming rate, Comptroller and Auditor General of India has raised concerns. From 2015-16 to 2019-20, the fiscal liabilities in the state have increased by 51.01%.


15 December, 2021

Himachal Govt To Privatise Four ADB-Funded Tourism Properties, Cong Says 'Himachal On Sale'

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal tourism: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who holds the tourism portfolio, was not present in the House when the Opposition staged a walk-out.


12 December, 2021

‘Aranyak’ Review: Edge Of The Seat Drama Thriller With Several Exceptional Performances

Samarth Goyal

Netflix’s recently released drama thriller has all those typical elements one would find in a drama thriller, yet the writers have left a few loops open, to keep the viewers guessing if a second season might be on the cards as well.


12 December, 2021

How Himachal HC Kept Pendency Under Check By Working Overtime During Covid-19 Pandemic

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh High Court was quick to adapt to the Covid-19 change and evolved its own model for justice delivery system based either on virtual mode or hybrid.


11 December, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Ahead Of Upcoming Polls, Jai Ram Thakur Govt Brings In ‘Lokayukta’ Bill

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four years now. The amendment in the act will make High Court judges also eligible for the post.


10 December, 2021

Bowing To Day-Long Protests, Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur Announces Setting Up Commission For Upper Castes

Ashwani Sharma

The Commission, to be named as ‘Samanya Varg Aayog’, will be formalised through a legislative enactment when the Himachal Pradesh assembly meets next in February-March 2021 for the budget session of the House.


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05 December, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Becomes First State To Achieve 100% Vaccination

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal 100 % vaccination: Union Minister for Health Mansukh Manadaviya said the Himachal model will be replicated in other states in the country.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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