Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on August 12, directed a probe into the damage to a large stretch of Kalka-Shimla Highway in Solan caused by severe rains. He also instructed National Highways Authority of India regional office to file a report. Thakur commented on the damage to the Kalka-Shimla Highway, saying, "A team of engineers has will… read-more
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur on January 21, said, there are high chances of an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the state. All the big events during the winter have been postponed and the peak is yet to come, he added. "People should follow the guidelines issued by the health department," CM said. Himachal Pradesh on January 20, reported 2,368 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths.
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur has vowed to approach the External Affairs Ministry for procuring the remains of a native Hindu man who was wrongly buried in Saudi Arabia. The deceased, identified as Sanjeev Kumar, had died due to cardiac arrest. Reportedly, kumar was buried as per the Islamic customs after Indian Consulate's translator's error. Earlier, Congress MLA Satpal Singh Raizada had alleged, in the assembly, that the man's family… read-more
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