Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicHimachal Pradesh

Topic: Himachal Pradesh

Why Modi-launched Renukaji dam in Himachal is solution to Delhi’s drinking water problem

Project is to be completed before 2025 Delhi polls. It was conceived 55 years ago, but delayed due to reasons like red tapism, political apathy, local & environmental opposition.

PM Modi inaugurates projects worth over Rs 28,000 cr as BJP govt in Himachal completes 4 yrs

Modi attended the groundbreaking ceremony for 287 investment projects in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi to mark the fourth anniversary of Jai Ram Thakur-led BJP govt in the state.

‘I accept responsibility for bypoll defeats, they’re an eye-opener for BJP’: Himachal CM Thakur

In interview with ThePrint, Jai Ram Thakur says 'overconfidence' was a reason for bypoll defeats, but results not an indication of public discontent a year before assembly polls.

‘Infighting, poor candidate choice’ — BJP pins down reasons for Himachal bypoll debacle

BJP lost all four Himachal Pradesh bypolls held on 30 October, making it the only party-ruled state where it failed to win any seats in the elections.

All-out war in Himachal BJP after bypoll defeats, leaders also blame Nadda & high command

Among reasons ruling BJP cites for its defeats in 3 assembly & 1 Lok Sabha bypoll in Himachal Pradesh are incorrect ticket distribution, 'internal sabotage' and rising inflation.

Court order, 3-year plan, Rs 5.43 cr fund — nothing is able to end Delhi’s monkey menace

Over 1,000 cases of monkey bites are reported in cities across India daily. Delhi reported over 950 cases of monkey attacks in 2018, and an estimated 20 daily in 2019.

PM Modi to interact with Himachal healthcare workers, vaccine beneficiaries on 6 September

The interaction will take place via video conferencing. Himachal Pradesh recently finished administering the first dose of Covid vaccine to the entire eligible population in the state.

Road audit, monitoring at-risk points vital, say experts as landslides batter Himachal highways

Govt constitutes team of experts to inspect two sites of massive landslides in Himachal Pradesh. Team recommends determining effect of human activities on highways among other measures.

Himachal Pradesh has completed first dose vaccination. Others should emulate, avoid 3rd wave

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10 dead, 13 rescued and dozens feared trapped as landslide hits Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur

Ten ambulances, four earth removers, 52 personnel of the ITBP’s 17th Battalion, 30 personnel of police and 27 NDRF personnel are carrying out the rescue operation, officials said.

On Camera

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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