Thursday, Sep 23, 2021


Gandhis' Day Out In Shimla’s Misty, Cool Environs

Sep 21, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Locals spotted Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi taking a stroll and enjoying the cool environment in the backwards of the cottage engulfed in white clouds.

After Capt's Exit, Sonia Gandhi Checks On Daughter Priyanka In Shimla, Rahul May Join

Sep 20, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is expected to the joining Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra following the swearing-in ceremony of new Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.

Himachal Regiment, Imported Apples And Compensation For Saving Forests: Congress Flags Many Issues For President Kovind

The most significant issue on which President’s attention was sought was related to state’s vexed demand for setting-up an army regiment on the lines of Punjab, Bihar, Kamoun & Garhwal, Jat and Sikh regiments keeping in view a high presence of Himachalis serving the army and highest contributions of the state in the armed forces .

Popcorns, Photos And A Leisure Walk, Prez Kovind Makes Public Appearance At The Ridge

Sep 18, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

'Do you guys feel harassed by my presence in Shimla?' Rashtrapati Kovind asked a middle-aged person watching him from a distance along with a group of people.

Priyanka Gandhi Holidays In Shimla Amid Crisis In Punjab Congress

The Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen holidaying at her bungalow in Shimla, at a time when rift has emerged between Congress leaders in Punjab.

17 September, 2021

Himachal Pradesh On Path Of Inclusive Development: Prez Kovind

Ashwani Sharma

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed ‘Golden Jubilee’ function of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly.

14 September, 2021

Himachal CM Dismisses Rumours Of Leadership Change As Second Delhi Visit Fuels Trolls

Ashwini Sharma

Addressing the media, Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur called speculation of a change in leadership in the state completely baseless. The statement came after he visited Delhi on Tuesday, the second time in a month, to meet President Ram Nath Kovind and senior party leaders.

13 September, 2021

After Covid Cases, Rashtrapati Kovind To Stay At Oberoi Cecil, Not ‘The Retreat'

Ashwani Sharma

The President's Himachal tour has also been cut short by one day.

13 September, 2021

Ahead Of Rashtrapati Kovind’s Visit, Four Test Positive For Covid At 'The Retreat'

Ashwani Sharma

President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to address the Golden Jubilee celebration function at the Himachal Pradesh Assembly on September 17.

11 September, 2021

Lahaul-Spiti Imposes Entry Fee For Tourists Coming Via Rohtang Tunnel

Ashwani Sharma

This is the first time Himachal Pradesh has chosen to impose an entry fee in the high altitude tribal district witnessing a massive influx of tourists after commissioning of the Rohtang Tunnel.

11 September, 2021

Meet Muskan, Visually Impaired PhD Scholar And Singer, Who Has Been Named EC ‘Youth Icon’

Ashwani Sharma

Muskan has been named a ‘youth Icon’ by the Election Commission (EC) for enhancing electoral participation in the next year’s assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh

09 September, 2021

Once Known As Himachal's 'Kala-Pani', Pangi Is Now A Tourist Hotspot Since Covid

Ashwani Sharma

Until a few years back, Pangi was known as the "Kaala Pani" of the Himachal, owing to the highly dangerous route to reach the spot. The only sub-divisional headquarter for the area is at Killar, which is located at a height of 14,500 feet.

09 September, 2021

Manali Town Has Cleanest Air In Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala Comes Second

Ashwani Sharma

Manali has topped the list of 11 Himachal Pradesh towns having cleanest air and has even taken over Shimla’s past ranking of number 1 city in the north having best Air Quality Index (AQI).

08 September, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Opens Itself To Destination Weddings To Bear Brunt Of Pandemic Losses

Ashwani Sharma

Chail Palace and other popular tourist locations in Himachal Pradesh have taken the lead in turning the state into a destination wedding hotspot under a new plan by the HPTDC.

06 September, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide At Jeori Blocks Shimla-Kinnaur Highway

Ashwani Sharma

The National Highway remains blocked due to the debris falling on the road and also caving in a portion of the NH at the affected site.

06 September, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Loses 18.5% Snow Cover In One Year, Reveals Study

Ashwani Sharma

The state has witnessed about an 18.5 per cent decrease in snow cover during 2020-21, a study conducted jointly by State Centre on Climate Change (SCCC), state government organ and Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad (Gujarat) has revealed.

04 September, 2021

Covid Impact: Himachal Decided Against Reopening Of Schools, EC Defers Bypolls

Ashwani Sharma

The decision regarding school reopening was taken in the meeting of the state cabinet ,which reviewed the Covid situation in the state.On the other hand, the ECI informed the state that it will take a call on holding of the bypoll after the upcoming festival season is over.

03 September, 2021

Indo-China Bilateral Trade From Shipki La Called Off For Two Consecutive Years

Ashwani Sharma

Hishey Negi, President, Kinnaur Indo-China Trade Association confirms that it was mutually agreed amongst the traders that the bilateral trade will remain suspended owing to Covid norms, which required a two-weeks quarantine period .

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Rajput community members hold swords as they pay tribute at the statue of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, in Jammu.

PTI Photo

A boat passes through a canal as farmers look on during the launch of Vellayani Farmers' Producer Company, in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Union Government's new farm policy, the collective will mobilise farmers...

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Activists of Raza Academy protest against the opening of cinema halls in the holy city Madina of Saudi Arabia, in Mumbai.

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(R to L) Mayors Shyam Sundar Aggarwal (East Delhi), Mukesh Suryan (South Delhi) and Raja Iqbal Singh (North Delhi) address a joint press conference at Dr SPM Civic Centre, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Police personnel inspect the blast site at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru.

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