Himachal News

Iran apple leaves Himachal Pradesh, J&K orchardists with sour taste

Iran apple leaves Himachal Pradesh, J&K orchardists with sour taste

2022-01-17 01:31:12 Tribune News Service Subhash Rajta Shimla, January 16 Apple growers of Himachal and Kashmir are enduring losses due to “heavy import” of the fruit from Iran. They are incurring a loss of Rs 400-500 per box of the fruit stored in cold stores. Selling at half the price of local produce …

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For road to Leh,  BRO to build tunnel under Shinkula Pass

For road to Leh, BRO to build tunnel under Shinkula Pass

2022-01-17 00:31:48 Tribune News Service Dipender Manta Mandi, January 16 The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) will construct a tunnel beneath the Shinkula Pass to provide road connectivity to Leh from the Manali side. At present, there is only one route to Leh from Manali via the Baralacha Pass for the Army and civilians, …

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Himachal CM  opens women's national ice hockey tourney at Kaza

Himachal CM opens women’s national ice hockey tourney at Kaza

2022-01-17 00:31:43 Tribune News Service Dipender Manta Mandi, January 16 Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated the 9th Women National Ice Hockey Championship at Kaza today. He said, “It is for the first time that the competition is being held in the state. Ice hockey is one of the most popular winter sports. …

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Functioning of private BEd colleges in Himachal under scanner

Functioning of private BEd colleges in Himachal under scanner

2022-01-17 00:31:41 Tribune News Service Bhanu P Lohumi Shimla, January 16 The arrest of three members of the inspection team of the National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) from Gaggal and Indora in Kangra district for allegedly demanding money for ignoring the shortcomings in colleges has put a question mark on the functioning …

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Statewide stir for old pension scheme from Jan 25: Ex-MP

Statewide stir for old pension scheme from Jan 25: Ex-MP

2022-01-16 01:31:39 Nurpur, January 15 Former Kangra Lok Sabha MP Rajan Sushant continued with his indefinite dharna for the restoration of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) at Fatehpur for the 300th day today. Sushant addressed mediapersons here and announced to intensify the stir against the New Pension Scheme (NPS) by launching a statewide mass awareness …

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FDI in Himachal Pradesh rose to $7.6 m till June 2021

FDI in Himachal Pradesh rose to $7.6 m till June 2021

2022-01-16 01:31:39 Tribune News Service Solan, January 15 Notwithstanding the hardships faced by the industry in the Covid-induced lockdown, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the state registered a significant increase in the quarter ending June 2021. An FDI to the tune of 7.6 million US dollars was received in the state in …

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Rural marts to boost sale of goods made by women groups: Minister Virender Kanwar

Rural marts to boost sale of goods made by women groups: Minister Virender Kanwar

2022-01-16 01:31:39 Our Correspondent UNA, JANUARY 15 Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virender Kanwar today said rural marts were being set up along highways to provide marketing avenues for products being made by local women self-help groups (SHGs) and village artisans. Kanwar said a beginning had been made in Una district where …

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Cops warn of online fraud in name of  Covid booster dose

Cops warn of online fraud in name of Covid booster dose

2022-01-16 01:31:39 Tribune News Service Shimla, January 15 Beware of cyber criminals who are nowadays duping innocent people in the name of the booster dose of Covid vaccine. The fraudsters call innocent people to know their status of vaccination and if the person had taken both doses, they inform him of his eligibility …

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