Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur (File Photo/Facebook)

Night curfew in 4 districts of Himachal, educational institutions shut till Dec 31

Shimla:┬áHimachal Pradesh that saw a sudden spike in coronavirus cases with the reopening of hotels and resorts, the state Cabinet led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday decided to impose night curfew in four districts that are preferred tourist destinations. It also decided to keep the educational institutes shut across the state till […]

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Himachal women make ‘rakhis’ to help India become self-reliant’

Shimla: In a first-of-its-kind initiative, nearly 1,000 rural women with the financial backing of the Himachal Pradesh government have been making hand-made designer ‘rakhis’ from household material that not only generates livelihood but also aims to reduce dependence on Chinese products. For this, 200 self-help groups comprising 987 members have been actively involved in making […]

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur (File Photo/Facebook)

Himachal CM in quarantine after staff tests positive

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday quarantined himself at his official residence here as a precautionary measure after a Deputy Secretary-level official in his office tested positive for Covid-19, officials said. Thakur and his staff will soon undergo the virus test, an official told IANS. All engagements of the Chief Minister […]