Himachal High Court says no to Sundernagar cement plant

Himachal High Court says no to Sundernagar cement plant

Shimla: In a major win for the environmentalist groups and NGOs in Himachal Pradesh, the green bench of Himachal Pradesh High Court today quashed the environmental clearance granted to Harish Cements Limited for it’s proposed cement plant near Sundernagar. The bench of Justice Rajeev Sharma and Justice Deepak Gupta said that the central government had […]

A lone soldier

A lone soldier

His youthful eyes are in a marked contrast to his more-salt-than-pepper hair. His carefully careless stubble makes a statement hard to miss. And when Vivek Mohan introduces himself, it is hard to believe he comes from a state with no film culture, a state that has done so poorly in the world of cinema that […]

Himachal farmers load guns for ‘Operation Monkey’

Himachal farmers load guns for ‘Operation Monkey’

Shimla: (IANS) The man-animal conflict has turned ugly in Himachal Pradesh. Farmers in several villages have set aside their farm implements and loaded their guns — to shoot down monkeys from Friday as the simians have been destroying their crops and fruits. Under ‘Operation Monkey’, hundreds of farmers have procured permits from the state wildlife […]

Hindi dailies take a beating in Himachal, English demand on rise: IRS Q3 2010

Hindi dailies take a beating in Himachal, English demand on rise: IRS Q3 2010

Results for quarter 3 (Q3) of Indian Readership Survey (IRS) are out and picture looks gloomy for overall readership in Himachal Pradesh. The situation is almost the same as was published in the previous analysis of the Himachal readership survey in November 2009. Newspaper and magazine readership has seen a steep decline in Himachal Pradesh […]

Super specialty hospital foundation stone laid in Himachal

Shimla: Foundation stone of a super specialty hospital was laid today at Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Government Medical College Tanda by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad. Welcoming the Union Health Minister to Himachal Pradesh Dhumal said that he was personally obliged by his benign presence. He said that Azad […]

Toyota opens dealership in Solan

Solan: Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (TKM) today announced the opening of its first dealership Anand Toyota in Solan. The new outlet will give them an enhanced purchase experience. Spread over a total area of 4000 square meter, Anand Toyota, will have four general service bays, four body and paint bays and one paint booth […]

Lord Hanuman idol unveiled in Shimla

Shimla (IANS): Abhishek Bachchan, Bollywood star and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today unveiled a 108-foot-high statue of Lord Hanuman in Jakhu hills area of the town at an altitude of 8,500 feet. Weighing 1,500 tonnes, the statue is one of the tallest in the world. The task of constructing the statue was […]

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