Himachal cabinet to have old, new faces

Shimla, Dec 25 (IANS) The new Himachal Pradesh cabinet, to be headed by new and ‘young’ Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, will be a blend of old and new faces. An indication in this regard was given by Thakur himself. “The cabinet will have both experienced and new faces,” he told reporters here in his […]

Srinagar records season’s coldest night

Srinagar, Dec 25 (IANS) Srinagar city witnessed the season’s coldest night as the temperature dropped to a minus 4.2 degrees Celsius, the weather office said on Monday. “The night temperatures are likely to further drop in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 48 hours as cold, dry weather is expected to continue for another few […]

Six troopers injured in Jammu-Srinagar highway accident

Jammu, Dec 24 (IANS) Six paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in a road accident on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Sunday. The accident took place after the vehicle the troopers were travelling in lost control and skidded off the highway into a gorge, the police said. “The injured troopers were shifted to […]

BJP may announce Himachal CM on Sunday

Shimla, Dec 23 (IANS) The suspense over the next Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh may end on Sunday when the BJP Legislative Party meets and may announce a name. BJP state President Satpal Satti told reporters here that the BJP legislative party will be meeting here on Sunday. A senior BJP leader said the name […]