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Himachal makes vaccination of 18-44 age bracket free

Shimla, April 22 -- The Himachal Pradesh cabinet, in a meeting on Thursday, decided to vaccinate people in the 18 to 44 age bracket free of cost in the wake of spurt in coronavirus cases in the hill s... Read More


HP govt orders salary deduction to raise funds for Covid relief

Shimla, April 22 -- The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday announced that it will deduct two days' salary of Class 1 and 2 employees and one day's wage of Class 3 and 4 employees in order to com... Read More


Himachal's industry minister tests +ve; 1,692 new infections reported

Shimla, April 22 -- Himachal Pradesh Industry Minister Bikram Thakur was among the 1,692 people who tested positive in the state on Wednesday, pushing the Covid tally to 81,102. "I was feeling unwell... Read More


HP logs 1,564 new infections, 16 deaths

Shimla, April 21 -- Himachal Pradesh recorded 1,564 fresh infections, taking the state's caseload to 79,634 on Tuesday while the death toll mounted to 1,206 after 16 patients succumbed. Of the new ca... Read More


Himachal CM says no plans to impose lockdown in state

Shimla, April 18 -- Chief minister (CM) Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday sought active support from industrialists in Baddi Barotiwala to contain the spread of Covid-19 while stating that his government had... Read More


With 1,392 cases, Himachal records biggest single-day spike so far

Shimla, April 18 -- Himachal Pradesh on Saturday saw its highest single-day spike of the year with 1,392 cases. The new cases took the state's caseload to 75,587. The death toll climbed to 1,167 after... Read More


Punam Grover elected Solan's first mayor, Rajiv Kaura to be her deputy

Shimla, April 17 -- Congress' Punam Grover became the first mayor of Solan municipal corporation on Friday as she defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's Manish Kumar by one vote in the 17-member House on F... Read More


Self-quarantine for a week: CM To HP residents coming from high caseload states

Shimla, April 15 -- Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday asked people coming from states with heavy caseloads to self-quarantine for a week. "At present, Himachal is not stopping anyone from ou... Read More


At 941, HP records highest single-day spike of year

Shimla, April 11 -- Himachal Pradesh on Saturday recorded 941 fresh Covid-19 infections, taking the state's case count to 69,114 while the death toll mounted to 1,102 after 12 patients succumbed to th... Read More


MC polls not referendum to my 3-year rule: Jai Ram

Shimla, April 9 -- Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said that to interpret the outcome of the MC polls as a referendum to his three-year rule would be an unfair assessment. "Electio... Read More