12/11/2018 at 04:28 pm

Cabinet gave approval to recruit various posts of teachers through SMC

Dharamshala : The State Cabinet meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Dharamshala today. The Cabinet gave its approval to recruit various posts of teachers through SMC in schools where there are no teachers for the last three months in tribal areas and for the last six months in non-tribal areas.

12/10/2018 at 10:10 am

PM to grace mega rally at Dharamshala on 27th December

Dharamshala: A mega rally would be organised at Dharamshala on completion of one year tenure of the present State Government on 27th of this month and Prime Minister Narendra Modi would grace the occasion. This was stated by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while interacting with the media after inspecting the proposed venues of the rally at Dharamshala today.

12/05/2018 at 12:20 pm

Jai Ram calls upon youth to contribute in curbing drug abuse menace

Solan: While addressing the state level anti-drug rally at Nimantran Resort, Baddi in Solan district today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that a mass campaign involving parents, teachers and every responsible citizen of the country was required to curb the menace of drug abuse and make the society drug-free and healthy. The Chief Minister said that although, Himachal Pradesh has honour of being the ‘Dev Bhoomi’, but it was unfortunate that even it was not untouched from the menace of drug abuse. Thus, it was the need of the hour to launch a collective campaign against this social vice, he added

11/22/2018 at 08:05 am

Dr Rajesh Sharma greets people on Gurupurab

Kangra: Shree Balaji Hospital Kangra MD Dr Rajesh Sharma has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday.In a message of greetings, Dr Rajesh described Guru Nanak Devji as an apostle of peace and tolerance whose teachings would continue to inspire generations, leading them to the path of righteousness and brotherhood.

11/21/2018 at 03:04 pm

Public Notice to Caution against “Online Fraudulent Offers” and “Fake mails” demanding money

Shimla: It has come to the notice of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) that a number of fake websites have been created with URL www.ujjwaladealer.com ; www.lpgvitarakchayan.org ; www.ujjwalalpgvitarak.org and www.indanelpg.com by some unknown person(s)/bogus agencies. These unscrupulous agencies/persons are fraudulently offering false business opportunities for appointment of LPG distributors under the Prime Minister Ujwala Yojana or under the erstwhile Rajeev Gandhi Gramin LPG Vitarak Yojana (RGGLV) Scheme of the OMCs.In order to dupe innocent applicants, the layout of the fake website has been kept similar to the original website www.lpgvitrakchayan.in.

11/20/2018 at 01:26 pm

Cabinet: 54 posts of Junior Office Assistant (IT) on contract basis in Women and Child Development

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur accorded its approval to implement Sashakt Mahila Yojna in the State with a vision to empower rural women by providing them an interface for organization and socio-economic development. The scheme also envisages to link rural women with sustainable livelihood opportunities and improving their skill by imparting training. The Cabinet gave its permission in principle to open government pharmacy college in Seraj area of Mandi district. The Cabinet gave its consent for creation of Sub Tehsil at Mandap in district Mandi which will have total 9 patwar circles for population of 12440.

11/15/2018 at 09:12 am

Himachal Startup poised to create employment avenues for youth: CM

Shimla: Himachal Startup was poised turn the educated youth from job seekers to job providers and in order to give support to the 'startup' and 'innovation projects' the state government would provide all possible assistance to the youth to develop entrepreneurship.

11/13/2018 at 07:27 am

Pollution Control Board: One-day Regional Level Workshop

Dharamshala: HP State Pollution Control Board and Urban Development Department, Himachal Pradesh organized one-day Regional Level Workshop on Implementation of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 & other Waste Management Rules cum Review meeting for the various Schemes/Projects being implemented by Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of Kangra, Chamba, Hamirpur and Una Districts at DRDA Conference Hall, Dharamshala.

10/31/2018 at 01:25 pm

Jai Ram Announces PG Block and Hostels for COH&F, Neri

Hamirpur: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the people of the state should make their significant contribution in making the income of the farmers double by the year 2022 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was working hard with his colleagues to realize it. The State Govt. was striving to create another institution like College of Horticulture and Forestry, Neri in the cold region of the State and the matter was with the finance department for its approval.

10/29/2018 at 11:06 am

President awards Gold Medals to meritorious students of RPGMC Kangra

Kangra: President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the first convocation of the Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh today. He awarded eleven Gold Medals to eight meritorious students of the Medical College. Speaking on the occasion, the President said there is a need for large number of good doctors and medical colleges for delivery of effective health services. Recently, the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 has been promulgated to promote good medical institutes and to tackle the challenges of medical education. This will encourage the establishment, expansion and modernization of medical colleges and institutions.

10/25/2018 at 01:14 pm

Employees and pensioners to get 3 percent DA on Diwali

Kullu : The week-long International Kullu Dussehra concluded today with great fanfare and enthusiasm. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who presided over the concluding ceremony announced to increase the nazrana (honorarium) paid to local deities participating in Kullu Dussehra festival by five percent and distance allowance by 20 percent.He also announced ten percent increase in remuneration of Bajantaris, who accompany the local deities to the festival besides making provision of Rs. 75,000 for Haripur and Manikaran Dussehra and Rs. 50,000 for Vashisht Dussehra festival.

10/23/2018 at 02:30 pm

Jai Ram announces IPH Division at Shillai and Sub-Division at Ronhat

Shillai : Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday announced opening of Irrigation and Public Health Division at Shillai and IPH Sub-Division at Ronhat in Sirmour district. He made these announcements while addressing a mammoth public meeting at Shillai after he inaugurated developmental projects worth Rs. 3.50 crore in Shillai Assembly constituency. He said the state government would ensure all possible help for all-round development of this Vidhan Sabha constituency. He added that the foundation stone of lift water supply scheme Kando-Dugana which he dedicated to the people of the area today, was laid by the then state BJP government in the year 2008 and it took about ten years to complete this scheme.

10/22/2018 at 02:41 pm

HP Cabinet decisions: fill up 230 posts of Post Graduate Teachers

Shimla: The Cabinet meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to provide Kaushal Vikas Allowance to new employees to be employed in industries @ of Rs. 1000 per month for maximum period of two years. Those youth with physical disability of more than 50 per cent would be provided allowance of Rs. 1500 per month under the scheme and it will be applicable for all the employees who are getting salary up to Rs 15,000 per month in private sector.The Cabinet decided to launch Medha Protsahan Yojana to provide coaching facility to meritorious students of Himachal Pradesh for competitive examinations such as CLAT/NEET/IIT-JEE/AIIMS/AFMC/NDA conducted by UPSC/SSC etc. Under this scheme, financial assistance of rupees one lakh or as per the actual, whichever is less will be provided to the meritorious students whose family income does not exceed Rs. 2.50 lakh per annum. A sum of rupees five crores will be spent under the scheme during the current…

10/21/2018 at 05:06 pm

Govt contemplating to introduce Anti drug awareness in school curriculum: CM

Solan: While addressing the Anti Drug Rally at famous Thodo Ground at Solan today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state government was contemplating to introduce syllabus regarding drug abuse in the school syllabus, to sensitise the younger generation about ill effects of this social vice.He said that all the youth must be motivated to say 'no to drugs and yes to life' only then the state can be truly being called as the Dev Bhoomi. He said that it was an historic day today as the nation was celebrating Police Martyrs Day. He said that in addition, it was on this day that 75 years ago Neta Ji Subhash Chandra Bose formed Azad Hind Army to free the Nation from foreign clutches.

10/13/2018 at 02:09 pm

Government to establish three Companies under State Disaster Response Force

Shimla: The State Government would establish three Companies under the State Disaster Response Force, on analogy of National Disaster Response Force to generate a prompt and efficient response at the time of disasters.This was stated by the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the gathering on the occasion of Flagging off Citizen Solidarity March and Launch of four Schemes of Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority at Oak over today on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction. The Chief Minister also launched four schemes of the HP State Disaster Management Authority on the occasion. These Schemes for creation of Task Force of Youth Volunteers for Disaster Preparedness and Response, Scheme for Hospital Safety, Scheme for Structural Safety Audit of Lifeline Buildings and Scheme for Training of Masons, Carpenters and Bar Binders on Hazard Resistant Construction.

10/09/2018 at 08:56 am

Dr Rajesh Sharma greets people on Navratras

Kangra: Shree Balaji Hospital Kangra MD Dr Rajesh Sharma has greeted the people on the commencement of the auspicious period of Navratras and prayed for communal harmony, brotherhood, peace, progress and prosperity in the State.In a message of greetings,Dr Rajesh said that in Himachal Pradesh the Navratras have an added significance as, during this period, the Brjeswari Devi attracts a very large number of pilgrims from all parts of the country. On this joyous occasion, Dr Rajesh prayed for the well-being of the people of the State.

10/04/2018 at 04:57 pm

Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation Camp from 5th October to 9th October, 2018 at "Manav Mandir"

Solan: The Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy is organising a ‘Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation Camp’ at “Manav Mandir” Solan from 5th October, 2018 to 9th October, 2018. This camp will include daily physiotherapy sessions, yog pranayam, and adherence to a healthy diet plan, personal grooming sessions, evening entertainment and a picnic with purpose. However, the significance of the camp lies in its visit by specialist doctors, Dr. G.R Chandak and Dr. Vinay Goel from 7th October 2018 to 9th October, 2018.

10/02/2018 at 02:36 pm

Cracks in world's largest Buddha Statue

Sichuan. Cracks and damage lead to a 4 month physical examination of the world's largest Buddha statue located in Sichuan Province of China for its repair.The 71 meter tall statue is located on the outskirts of Leihshan city. According to the management committee of the Leishan Buddha scenic area,it has deep cracks and damage on it's chest.

10/01/2018 at 08:08 am

The Dalai Lama donates USD 50,000 towards Indonesia quake-tsunami relief efforts

Mcleodganj: The Dalai Lama donated USD 50,000 (Fifty thousand dollars) to aid the relief efforts of Indonesia quake-tsunami . “I wish to express my deep sadness at the tragic loss of life and devastation of property, as well as the hardship caused to so many people due to the major earthquake and tsunami that killed many people and injured even more on the island of Sulawesi,” His Holiness said in his condolence letter to President of the Republic of Indonesia.