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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Govt Announces New Pay Scales For Its Employees

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Himachal Pradesh government has announced new pay scales as per the 6th Pay Commission for its employees, an official spokesperson said. It has also reduced the period of contractual employees for their regularisation from three years to two years. 

‘In 2022 Assembly Elections Congress Will Have A Leader From Next Generation In Himachal Pradesh’

Nov 20, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

The demise of veterans including Virbhadra Singh’s demise, has given rise to serious speculations on future leadership. The list of Chief Ministerial post aspirants is really long.


Himachal Pradesh Minister Says BJP Lost Assembly Bypolls Due To Overconfidence

The minister said the state BJP will be holding its Working Committee meeting in Shimla on November 24 during which it will discuss its poll strategy besides some “other reasons” behind the defeat of party candidates in the recent assembly elections.

Kangana Again In Storm: Himachal Stunned -- BJP Mum, Congress Seeks Action, Threatens FIR

Nov 13, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Several natives in Kangana's village Bhambla—where her family lives, described her ‘habitual’ about making controversial remarks and stirring unnecessary storms.


Raj Kundra Makes First Public Appearance After Pornography Controversy

Photographs of Raj Kundra’s first public outing post his controversial arrest are going viral on the internet.

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02 November, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Congress Sweeps Bypolls, Pratibha Singh Wins Mandi In Blow to BJP Ahead Of Elections

Ashwani Sharma

Pratibha Singh has made a comeback by winning the Parliamentary seat in Mandi after her husband and former C Virbhadra Singh’s demise.


02 November, 2021

Bypolls 2021: TMC Winning Bengal, BJP Assam And MP; Good News For Congress In Himachal And Rajasthan

Vikas Pathak

Bypolls Results: Counting of votes are underway for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and 29 Assembly constituencies across the country.


02 November, 2021

Counting Of Votes Begins For Bypolls To 3 LS, 29 Assembly Seats Amid Tight Security

Outlook Web Desk

Bypolls Results: INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh and former national footballer Eugeneson Lyngdoh are among the prominent candidates whose fate will be decided.


29 October, 2021

The World’s Highest Polling Station In Snow-Bound Spiti Is All Set For Mandi Bypolls

Ashwani Sharma

Located about 29 km from the India-China border, the polling station covers two villages— Tashigang and Gete. The polling parties have reached the destination despite extreme cold conditions and snowfall in the area.


28 October, 2021

Village In Himachal Pradesh Is Boycotting Polls This Time; Here’s Why

Ashwani Sharma

The Rarang village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district has taken a decision to boycott bypolls scheduled on October 30.


26 October, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Adventure Activities Banned In Kinnaur After Trekkers' Tragedy In Lamkhaga

Ashwani Sharma

Area DM temporarily placed a ban on all trekking and adventure activities in the district. Experts argue that more robust mechanism, international-level security checks, instead of the temporary ban, are the real solutions.


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25 October, 2021

On The Back Foot On Kanhaiya, Congress May Skip On Sidhu As Star Campaigner For Himachal Bypolls

Ashwani Sharma

Anurag Thakur, Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal to amplify BJP campaign for Himachal bypolls.


24 October, 2021

Sprawling Ridge: Inclement Weather, Dense Fog Dampens Karva Chauth Spirit

Ashwani Sharma

Sprawling Ridge--an iconic space in Shimla and a favourite venue of worshipping women-- failed to keep its date with the Karva Chauth moon.


23 October, 2021

Himachal Bypolls: A 24-km Trek through Thick Forests, Mountains And Streams

Ashwani Sharma

Situated in the Great Himalayan National Park, the polling booth at Shakti has no electricity, phone, internet connectivity.


21 October, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: 5 Trekkers Found Dead At Lamkhaga Pass; Two Alive But Critical, Four Still Missing

Ashwani Sharma

More than 80 tourists from different states were stranded at Batal in Lahaul Spiti where all road communications remain snapped for the past 72 hours due to snowfall.


20 October, 2021

Indian Army Rescues Over 200 Tourists Stranded In Spiti Valley

Ashwani Sharma

The tourists had suddenly got struck mid-way following the season’s first snowfall in the region and many ran out of basic necessities like water and medicines


19 October, 2021

Beating Disabilities: Why These Officials And Their Polling Booths Will Stand Out During Himachal Bypolls

Ashwani Sharma

The Election Commission has chosen three polling booths in Himachal Pradesh to be manned by persons with disabilities (PWDs).


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19 October, 2021

Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

Ashwani Sharma

It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.


Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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