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Sukhbir Badal’s 1 cr grant to Himachal school draws flak in Punjab

Shimla: A former Punjab Congress MLA today accused Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal of giving a grant of Rs 1 crore to Sanawar school in Himachal Pradesh…

Kullu Dussehra festival to start from October 24, 2012

Shimla: The week long Kullu Dussehra festival will be held from October 24-30 this year with traditional fervor and gaiety. This was disclosed by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today…

Himachal HC orders eviction in 1090 land encroachment cases

Himachal HC orders eviction in 1090 land encroachment cases

Shimla: Acting tough on encroachments on government forest land in Dharamshala the Himachal High Court today ruled eviction in 1090 cases. The ruling also include 210 cases of encroachment by…

BJP hell bent on destroying education sector in Himachal: CPI(M)

BJP hell bent on destroying education sector in Himachal: CPI(M)

Shimla: Charging BJP of destroying the education sector in Himachal Pradesh, CPI(M) today blasted the BJP for opening of universities by private businessmen. Tikender Panwar, CPI(M) state secretariat member today…

Convicts released early from jail in Kachru ragging case

Convicts released early from jail in Kachru ragging case

Shimla: Four medical students convicted of torturing and ragging Aman Kachru at Tanda Medical College in Himachal Pradesh  resulting in Aman’s death in 2009 have been released from jail by…

Himachal govt gives 1 crore to Olympian Vijay Kumar

Himachal govt gives 1 crore to Olympian Vijay Kumar

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today conferred the Himachal Gaurav award to silver medal winner Olympian Vijay Kumar in Kullu today. Dhumal presented a cash prize of…

For other banks-customer is GOD, For State Bank-customer is DOG

For other banks-customer is GOD, For State Bank-customer is DOG

I run a travel agency in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and operate a current account in State Bank of India, Lower Bazaar, Shimla branch. I pay salary and other expenses to…

Another Vijay Diwas! Capt Saurabh Kalia’s family still fight for justice

Another Vijay Diwas! Capt Saurabh Kalia’s family still fight for justice

About a decade ago, Captain Saurabh Kalia and his five men of the 4 Jat regiment were taken captive by Pakistani troops in the icy hills of Kargil and barbarically…

Shanta’s dream project hospital starts after two decades

Shanta’s dream project hospital starts after two decades

Palampur: Vivekanand Memorial Research Trust (VMRTA) run 200 bed hospital was opened on Monday at Palampur in Himachal Pradesh. The hospital has been constructed in association with Jai Prakash Sewa Sansthan.…

ढोलरू – प्रकृति के प्रति कृतज्ञता का गान

ढोलरू – प्रकृति के प्रति कृतज्ञता का गान

शायद दो साल पहले की बात है. सुबह तैयार हो कर दफ्तर के लिए निकला तो हवा खुशगबार थी. यूं वक्‍त का दबाव हमेशा बना रहता है लेकिन उस दिन…