Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicHimachal Pradesh

Topic: Himachal Pradesh

Himachal police is singing, recruiting, bringing revenue. It’s called Harmony of the Pines

With lakhs of followers on social media, including the biggest names in Bollywood, the 17-member Himachal Pradesh Police Orchestra is on its way to becoming a global phenomenon.

Cloudburst hits village in Himachal Pradesh, houses damaged & water canals eroded

The cloudburst occurred at Shalkhar village, in Hanrang sub-tehsil of the state. Some vehicles were also buried under water in the incident.

Himachal’s Kaza now boasts of highest gym in the world

The government is looking to encourage youths as well as women to take up healthy habits; another aim is to bring down annual migration in winter

7 tourists stranded mid-air as technical snag hits cable cars in Himachal’s Solan valley

Himachal Pradesh's Timber Trail Parwanoo saw a mishap Monday after their cable car experienced a technical glitch. The tourists were stuck mid air and a rescue was underway.

Himachal ‘king-maker’, telecom trailblazer, corruption convict — Sukh Ram leaves complex legacy

Sukh Ram, 94, passed away in Delhi this week. He was elected to the Himachal Pradesh assembly 5 times and thrice to the Lok Sabha, but ‘telecom scam’ of 1996 cast a long shadow.

1,360 — the number of AAP volunteers Kejriwal is banking on to turn the tide in Himachal

After two batches of defections to the BJP, AAP has sent these volunteers to Himachal Pradesh for a month to rebuild the party ahead of assembly polls later this year.

‘Khalistan’ rears its head in Himachal after threat by banned outfit Sikhs for Justice

Pro-Khalistan flags were hoisted at the entrance gate of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly in Dharamshala Sunday morning.

Poll-bound Himachal ‘examining bringing uniform civil code’, says CM Jai Ram Thakur

In an interview, CM Jai Ram Thakur says state govt examining what benefit Himachal can get out of Uniform Civil Code. BJP-led Uttarakhand and UP considering implementing code too.

Kejriwal didn’t promise freebies to women of HP, viral image photoshopped picture from 2015

Several Twitter users, including a Delhi BJP spokesperson, had shared the photoshopped image and accused him of taking India down a road similar to Sri Lanka's economic crisis.

Himachal’s BJP govt drafting law for ‘urban MGNREGA’ before polls, will offer aid to jobless too

The BJP is working to address the post-Covid unemployment crisis in the state that could mar its prospects in the assembly elections scheduled for later this year.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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