New Forest Minister keen to promote eco-tourism to boost income

Small Check to check the soil erosion: Pathania Shimla: Newly appointed Forest, Youth Services and Sports Minister Rakesh Pathania preparing to develop model to harness the potential of eco-tourism in the state. Pathania, during his maiden visit of the headquarters of Himachal Pradesh Forest Department, Shimla,...

Coronavirus: Drugs Controller approves Phase II+III trials of Oxford University vaccine

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India has given approval to Serum Institute of India, Pune to conduct Phase II+III clinical trials of Oxford University-Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine (COVISHIELD) in India. Meanwhile, India continues to improve the Case Fatality Rate (CFR), and maintain its global position of having one of the lowest COVID...

Statue of Bharat Ratan Atal Bihari Vajpayee to be installed at Shimla Ridge

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Government is installing a statue of former Prime Minister Bharat Ratan Atal Bihari Vajpayee at The Ridge Maidan of the Shimla city. State Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today visited The Mall and The Ridge, Shimla and inspected the proposed sites for erection of the statue.

Himachal to compile database of beneficiaries of central and state schemes

Shimla: State CM has directed to compile dffective data-base of beneficiaries of various central and state schemes and made available online. CM Jai Ram Thakur, in a video conferencing meeting with Deputy Commissioners, SDMs and BDOs of the state today, said that complete information regarding beneficiaries of schemes such...

Gausadans to get Rs. 500 per cow

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government has started ‘Assistance to Gausadan/Gaushala/Cow Sanctuary Scheme’ and National Artificial Insemination Programme Phase-II of Animal Husbandry department, here today. Under the Scheme’ Rs. 500 per cow per month would be provided to all Gausadans having 30 or more cattle's as maintenance allowance after complete tagging...