Thursday, March 30, 2017

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29 Mar 2017

SMC sets March 31 deadline to tide over water crisis

29 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

SHIMLA: The Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) has set the March 31 deadline to supply 38 MLD water to the city every day.

3 new paragliding sites approved at Kullu

29 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

KULLU: In order to promote adventure tourism in the Kullu valley, the state government has approved three more sites in the district to conduct tandem paragliding.

Land for bulk drug park identified in Nalagarh

29 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

SOLAN: The state government has identified 663.11 bigha land at Aduwal village in the Nalagarh industrial area for setting up the Centrally sponsored bulk drug park.

28 Mar 2017

New excise policy comes a cropper as bidders stay away

28 Mar 2017 | 12:37 AM

SOLAN: With more than 90 per cent of the liquor units remaining unsold in the entire south zone comprising Solan, Sirmaur, Shimla and Baddi excise districts, the new excise policy has come a cropper.

Drug park land transfer case sent to DC: Minister

28 Mar 2017 | 12:37 AM

SHIMLA: Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri today said that the case for transfer of 663. 11 bighas of land in the name of the Industry Department had been sent to Deputy Commissioner, Solan for the setting up of a bulk drug park near Nalagarh.

Security up as Chaiter Navratra fair begins today

28 Mar 2017 | 12:37 AM

KANGRA: The Kangra temple town, seat of one of the 52 Shakti peeths, Bajjreshwari, is all set for the Chaiter Navratra scheduled to start from tomorrow and the temples towns of Kangra, Chamunda and Jawalamukhi are already witnessing a rush of devotees.

Power at illegal construction site cut

28 Mar 2017 | 12:37 AM

SOLAN: District Magistrate (DM) Rakesh Kanwar today gave interim orders to Tehsildar Kasauli to ensure that no construction was underway on a site measuring 492 bigha at Jaol village in Kasauli tehsil where large-scale construction was under way despite the case of benami transaction being pending.

25 Mar 2017

Govt will fund ZPs: Virbhadra

25 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

SHIMLA: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said though the 14th Finance Commission had withheld grants to zila parishads and panchayat samitis, the state government would fund them out of its own resources and a budget of Rs 42 crore had been proposed for this fiscal.

Town planning dept declines nod for new projects in Kasauli

25 Mar 2017 | 12:39 AM

SOLAN: With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposing a ban on all constructions in the Kasauli area, officials of the Town and Country Planning (TCP) Department have put on hold permissions for fresh constructions.

24 Mar 2017

Notices to Mandi DC, SDM

24 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

SUNDERNAGAR: In a case of forcibly issuing donation tickets of Red Cross to the consumer by the Superintendent of Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing Authority, Mandi, the Consumer Forum, Mandi, issued notices to the Chairman, Red Cross Society (Mandi), who is also the DC, Mandi, the Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing Authority-cum-SDM Sadar, Mandi, and Om Parkash Gupta, Superintendent in the SDM office.

CM: Proposal for Rs665-cr forestry project approved

24 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

UNA: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said that the Union Ministry for Economic Affairs and the World Bank had accepted the concept note of the Himachal Pradesh Government for ‘HP Forests for Prosperity Project’ estimated at Rs 665 crores.

CM raises wrestling reward money

24 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

SHIMLA: Nalwari was a traditional festival which has become famous for hosting traditional ‘Chinj’ (wrestling bouts), besides its prominence as the cattle fair, since ages, said Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who was the chief guest on the closing of the fair at Bilaspur today.

Nod to road 4-laning near Dagshai

24 Mar 2017 | 12:40 AM

SOLAN: The Defence and Road Transport and Highways Ministries have granted permission to the NHAI to undertake the four-laning of the National Highway (NH)-22 on defence land near Dagshai cantonment.

23 Mar 2017

Hoardings removed

23 Mar 2017 | 12:21 AM

Kangra: A hundred hoardings were removed from three state highways in the last three days here.

NHPC Director inspects Chamera station

23 Mar 2017 | 12:21 AM

CHAMBA: NHPC Director (Personnel) NK Jain inspected the prestigious Chamera Power Station-II underground powerhouse and its dam site along with NHPC executive director BR Saraf and Chamera-II general manager Ram Pal Sharma.

Appointment of law officers: Panel formed

23 Mar 2017 | 12:21 AM

SHIMLA: The state government has constituted a six-member committee headed by the Special Secretary (Home) to recommend the procedure regarding the selection and appointment of Senior Additional/Additional/Deputy Advocate General (Tenure) in the office of Advocate General of the state.