Bindal takes charge as HP BJP chief

SHIMLA, Jan. 19 -- Former Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha speaker Rajeev Bindal on Saturday was formally declared as the chief of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) state unit. The announcement was made ... Read More

'A political circus to divert attention from real issues'

JAMMU, Jan. 19 -- The Congress on Saturday said the visit of the Union ministers was an attempt to "hoodwink and befool" the masses about the political agenda of the BJP and it had "nothing to do with... Read More

First batch of three Union ministers arrives in Jammu

SRINAGAR, Jan. 19 -- First group of Union ministers comprising Jitendra Singh, Arjun Meghwal and Ashwani Choubey arrived in Jammu on Saturday as part of the central government's outreach programme. Th... Read More

CAA will neither be amended nor scrapped: RSS leader

JAMMU, Jan. 19 -- RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will neither be amended nor scrapped. Addressing a gathering in an international conference on "ge... Read More

10 children lose lives in 15 days to mystery disease in Udhampur

JAMMU, Jan. 19 -- As many as 10 children had died due to an unknown disease in the past 15 days at Ramnagar tehsil of Udhampur district. A high-level team of experts from health ministry in Delhi wil... Read More

HP students' body ex office-bearers seek removal of JNU V-C

SHIMLA, Jan. 19 -- Former office bearers of Himachal Pradesh University Students Central Association (HPUSCA) has submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking removal of Jawahar Lal Neh... Read More

Kangra admn inks pact to transform govt schools' infra

DHARAMSHALA, Jan. 19 -- Kangra district administration has joined hands with REC Limited for project 'Aadharshila- Laying Foundations For a Better Tomorrow' that aims at transformational improvements ... Read More

SMVD Shrine Board condoles Dr Harjai's death

JAMMU, Jan. 19 -- The officers and staff of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board on Saturday condoled the demise of Dr (Brig) Man Mohan Harjai, former chief administrative officer of Shri Mata Vaishno ... Read More

Army dogs get top honours for heroics in J&K

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- Five army dogs - all Labradors - have been recognised for their heroics on the battlefield and awarded top honours for valour and devotion to duty, two army officers said on Frid... Read More

Free medicines denied to many patients: Officials

Barmer, Jan. 19 -- Medical department employees have been denying medicines to many patients they are entitled to under the chief minister's 'Free Medicine Scheme', officials found in Barmer district ... Read More