Assembly By-Poll 2019: Photo identity documents essential for casting vote

Shimla: Chief Electoral Office clarified today that all electors in Dharamshala and Pachhad Assembly Constituencies (ACs) who have been issued Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) have to produce the Electors Photo Identity Card for their identification at the polling station before casting their votes. Spokesperson...

Kullu Dussehra Festival promoting rich culture of state

Kullu: Chief Minister said that Kullu Dussehra festival had been playing a major role in preservation and promotion of the rich culture of the state. This festival had historic, cultural and religious background and it was also famous as tourism, commercial festival in which people from the different corners of the country and abroad participates with great...

Assembly By-Election 2019: Congress raises question over speaker campaigning

Shimla: The Indian National Congress has raised question over the campaigning of speaker for the BJP in the assembly by-election in Pachhad segment. Himachal Congress president Kuldeep Singh Rathore said that it’ll set wrong precedent. Rathore also surprised over the comment from the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for validating Speaker’s...

Commission appreciates state’s effort for development of tribal areas

Shimla: National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Government of India appreciated Himachal Government for its commendable performance in the upliftment of Tribal areas in the state. A delegation of NCST lead by its Chairperson Dr. Nand Kumar Sai held a review meeting with the Chief Secretary Dr. Shrikant Baldi and officials of the state government here today. The Chairperson Dr....

Mission team assures to launch second phase of JICA project soon

Shimla: Mission team of the Japan International Cooperation Agency assured to start second phase of the crop diversification promotion project soon in all districts of the state. Mission team of the Agency headed by Deputy Director, South Asia Takumi Kunitake, which met Chief Secretary Dr. Shrikant Baldi to discuss about the launching of second phase of this project in the...