Author: Himachal Guru

Mandi: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing a largely attended public meeting at Rewalsar in Balh Vidhan Sabha area of Mandi district today announced upgradation of CHC Rewalsar to Civil Hospital, opening of Fire Sub Station at Rewalsar, upgradation of Police Post Rewalsar to Police Station, opening of Veterinary Hospital at Durgapur, construction of helipad in the area, Rs. 2 crore for upgradation of Kalkhar to Ratti road and starting bus service from Sundernagar to Bathan. Chief Minister said that inaugurations and foundation stones of 27 developmental projects worth Rs. 251 crore were performed in Balh area today which shows…

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Guwahati: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) supports the initiative to dispose of wildlife parts including therhinoceros-horns, kept in State treasuries for decades, but it demands full transparency in the process. The forum of nationalist citizens urged State chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to ensure that only the certified genuine horns are burnt in presence of distinguished personalities in full public view. It may be mentioned that the State cabinet recently resolved to destroy 2,479 rhino horns, out of 2,623 horns stored in various treasuries. The State forest and environment department has already conducted the verification process to identify probable fake…

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Shimla: President of India Ram Nath Kovind today addressed the special session of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha to mark the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Statehood of Himachal Pradesh. Speaking on the occasion, Governor of the state Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar felicitated the President on his visit to Himachal Pradesh. He said that it was a matter of pleasure that we became part of this important and historical moment of 50 years of the golden journey of the State. He said that the state had received the guidance of the President, which would be a roadmap for development. “Legislative Assembly is…

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Geneva: Expressing concern over the recent arrest of three more journalists by the military rulers of Myanmar, the Switzerland based global media rights body Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) calls upon the UN Human Rights Council meeting now in progress at Geneva to condemn the military junta and initiate for release of over 50 scribes along with a large number of political prisoners. The military regime, which has been ruling the south-east Asian country (also known as Burma and Brahmadesh) after over-throwing Daw Aung San Suu Kyi led democratically elected government in Nay Pyi Taw on 1 February 2021, lately arrested…

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Solan: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth about Rs. 110 crore for Solan Vidhan Sabha area from Solan. The Chief Minister inaugurated Rs. 4.59 crore lift irrigation scheme to Kurgal, Nohra, Karog, Chhob, Takrana villages in Gram Panchayats Dangheel and Hinner and Rs. 1.33 crore LWSS to Sawangaon village in GP Hinner in tehsil Kandaghat. He also laid foundation stone of Regional Hospital building, Solan to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 90.33 crore. Earlier, he also inaugurated PSA plants for Regional Hospital Solan. While addressing the people on the occasion,…

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Guwahati: On the auspicious occasion of Engineer’s Day, All Assam Engineer’s Association (AAEA) greets the engineering fraternity in particular and everyone in general as the northeast India based forum of graduate engineers believes that each individual has an engineering mind irrespective of their adopted professions.It may be mentioned that the Engineer’s Day is observed in several countries on different dates. As the name indicates, the day is dedicated to the engineers and it is celebrated on 15 September in India (also in Sri Lanka and Tanzania). The day marks the birth anniversary of India’s finest civil engineer Bharat Ratna MokshagundamVishweshvaraya.…

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Chandigarh.13th September, 2021: Hospitality Department, U.T Chandigarh will be implementing e-office completely in Guest House-I & II by next week of September, 2021 tentatively following the vision to achieve a simplified, responsive, effective and transparent working in their respective department. Training to the hospitality staff to implement e-Office was given by the NIC, Chandigarh, today. Through this environment friendly initiative, not only has the efficiency increased, but it has also ushered in more transparency, accountability and time bound delivery of services. As per the SOP, Dak receipts will be centralised at the reception and all such correspondences are to be…

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Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has been able to successfully vaccinate its 100 percent eligible population over 18 year age group and has taken a lead in the country. Over 74 lakh doses have been administered to the people including first and second dose so far. Today, there are only 1,500 active cases in the State as the State Government has been working 24×7 to overcome the threat of Corona. Earlier, the state had only 11 Dedicated Corona Health Centres with 440 beds and 32 ICU facilities. Today, the State has 80 such centres with 8,765 beds having 880 ICU beds, which can…

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Geneva/Guwahati:  Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the Switzerland-based global media safety body, expressed condolences over the death of prominent Afghan journalist Fahim Dashty, who fell prey to clashes erupted between the Taliban fighters and the national resistance force in Panshir valley on 5 September 2021. Associated with Kabul Weekly newspaper, Fahim was lately working as a spokesperson for Ahmad Massoud  led National Resistance Front of Afghanistan. The anti-Taliban front officials claimed that Fahim was targeted by the Pakistani air-force drones at Anaba locality in Panshir valley. As the Taliban militants invaded Afghanistan, hejoined the resistance force, popularly known as Northern Alliance.…

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Shimla: Jai Ram Thakur inspected construction work of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Kothipura in district Bilaspur today and presided over a meeting with senior officers of the Institute. Chief Minister said the state government is committed to redress all issues related to construction of AIIMS. He directed the officers to ensure proper arrangements for electricity and to take effective steps for various approvals in time bound manner. Chief Minister said that ample parking facilities should be made to facilitate the people. He directed the officers to speed up the construction work so that the people of…

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