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HP University students stage protest over poor RUSA result

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Hpu rusa result

The students at the Himachal Pradesh University and affiliated colleges staged protests over carelessness and irregularities in grading the graduate students in first semester examinations. Reportedly, nearly 98% percent students have been declared fail and only two percent passed the examination undertaken under RUSA.

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Himachal CM urges for early resumption of flights to Shimla

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Vibhadra singh

In a meeting with Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, the Union Minister for Civil Aviation here in New Delhi, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh discussed various issues of state’s concern including the early resumption of flights to Shimla Airport. Virbhadra particularly discussed the issue of early resumption of flights to Shimla and raised his concern with the […]

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Opium, cannabis plants cleared from 11,00 hectare land in Himachal

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

cannabis plants uprooted

As part of statewide campaign against drug/substance abuse, an area over 11,00 hectare has been cleared of opium and cannabis plants. The crops were uprooted with the help of police, NCB teams along with panchayat members. Administration is claiming the campaign to be a great success so far.

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Himachal urges extension of vermin status for monkeys to one year

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Monkey menace

Issue of monkey menace was raised during the Session of HP Assembly in which all parties agreed on declaring monkeys vermin and allow their culling in selected districts of Himachal Pradesh. The government has also urged the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to extend the period for which monkeys were declared vermin to […]

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30 passengers injured as bus rolled down gorge in Mandi

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  News  /  No Comments

mandi-accident

A private mini-bus coming to Kullu town from district Mandi met with an accident on Monday near Jawalpur in Mandi in which 30 people sustained injuries. The bus was carrying about 60 passengers mostly belonging to Jawalapur, Nagwain and nearby areas, when it skidded off the road and rolled down a hill. Injured were taken […]

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Health Minister Kaul Singh launches 108 HP mobile app

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Kaul-Singh

Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur has launched ‘108 HP’ mobile app stating it will assist people in availing immediate and easy access to ambulances. Health Minister also flagged off five new ambulances for Jalong and Rampur health centres. With new additions, the number of 108 ambulances serving in the state has reached 199, […]

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Cloudburst in Rampur kills 5 people

By   /  August 27, 2016  /  News  /  No Comments

Cloud bust in Himachal

A cloudburst at Gawaldi village in Narayan Panchayat in Rampur area of Shimla district triggered massive landslide in which five members of a Nepali family were killed while a 12-years-old disabled boy sustained injuries. The kutcha house was washed away by the gushing water that also damaged about five apple orchards. With the help of […]

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Panic in people after over 3 quakes hit Himachal in a row

By   /  August 27, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Himachal quake

Over five low-intensity earthquakes hit Kullu and Rampur regions of Himachal Pradesh in a row on Saturday morning. First quake was recorded at 6.44 AM measured 4.6 on Richter scale. It was followed by more quakes of similar intensity, causing panic among residents. The epicenter of the quake was recorded in Kullu district.

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CPIM hit out at Himachal’s forest minister for indecisiveness on monkey culling

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Himachal, News  /  No Comments

Monkey Menance

Dr. Kuldeep Singh Tanwar, in an open letter to Forest Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Thakur Singh Bharmauri, demanded permanent solution of menace created by growing population of rhesus macaque monkeys in various districts. The monkeys are causing damage to crops and forcing agrarian community to abandoned agricultural occupation, he said. Despite the fact that centre […]

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HP Govt. will plant 1 crore tree saplings this year: Virbhadra

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh participated in a tree plantation drive organized by Shimla District Court Bar Association. Govt. will plant 1 crore tree saplings this year as part of campaign to increase the forest cover in Himachal, he said. He also laid stress on public to plant at least one sapling on special occasions. Photo: […]

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