Author: Wise Himachal

Shrikhand Mahadev Yatra 2023 Shrikhand Mahadev Dham, which is one of the most difficult religious pilgrimage in the world will open from 7 July to 20 July. This decision has been taken in the meeting of Shrikhand Yatra Trust held in Kullu on Monday. Last year the trip was opened from 11th July.  According to the information, the officials and members associated with the Shrikhand Yatra Trust talked about starting the yatra from the first week of July in view of the rainy season. Keeping two options, the proposal to start the yatra from July 1 to 15 or July 5 to 20…

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The Centre has notified the appointment of Justice MS Ramachandra Rao as the Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court. He has served as a Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. In April this year, the Supreme Court collegium comprising CJI DY Chandrachud and Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, K M Joseph, M R Shah and Ajay Rastogi proposed the appointment of Justice M S Ramachandra Rao As Chief Justice Of Himachal Pradesh High Court. Justice MS Ramachandra Rao will take oath as the Chief Justice of the Himachal High Court at 10:30 am on Tuesday. Himachal Governor Shiv…

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International Summer Festival Shimla 2023: A Fusion of Local and Bollywood Artists The Shimla International Summer Festival is set to begin on June 1st and will continue until June 4th. This festival showcases the talent of local Himachali artists along with renowned Bollywood artists, providing entertainment for the audience. The district administration is making all the necessary preparations for the International Shimla Summer Festival, and the final list of performers for the festival has been finalized. Besides the main performances by artists, the Summer Festival also features a baby show, fancy dress competition, dog show, and other attractions. Magic to…

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Brave HRTC Driver Sacrifices Life to Save Passengers, Remembering Sohan Lal’s Heroic Act In a selfless act of heroism, Sohan Lal, a driver of the HRTC bus traveling from Mandi to Sarachi, tragically lost his life to a heart attack while ensuring the safety of his passengers, including 35 school children. His quick thinking and presence of mind averted a potential disaster, highlighting his bravery and dedication. Heroic HRTC Driver’s Quick Actions Avert Disaster Amidst Heart Attack Crisis On a fateful day, Sohan Lal was at the wheel, carrying a bus full of passengers, when he experienced chest pain near…

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The snow cover The snow cover in the river basins of the Chenab, Beas, Ravi and the Sutlej in the Himalayan region of Himachal has declined by 10 per cent. The reduced snow cover this winter has led to the fear of an impending water shortage during the summer and a decline in power generation in the state. As per the mapping of the seasonal snow cover undertaken by the State Centre for Climate Change in the HP Council for Science, Technology and Environment, an overall 10 per cent decline has been witnessed over previous years. Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena…

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Five cadets of Seven HP NCC (National Cadet Corps) Shimla, who returned after participating in the Republic Day Parade Delhi on 26th January, were formally felicitated by the Commanding Officer, Colonel D.R. Gargey, on Monday at the NCC office, Shimla. In the function, these meritorious cadets of their unit Seven HP (I) Company NCC Shimla were felicitated and congratulated by giving mementos and certificates for their excellent performance and striking achievement.Colonel D.R., Commanding Officer of Seven HP (I) Company NCC (National Cadet Corps) Shimla. Gargey said that Cadet Sr Under Officer Manika Sethi, Cadet LCPL Ivy Bhettan, Cadet LCPL Mehak,…

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The appointments of six Chief Parliamentary Secretaries (CPS) of the Himachal government may come under threat. BJP is preparing to file a petition before the Himachal Pradesh High Court regarding their appointments. Supreme Court has termed the Assam and Manipur Parliamentary Secretaries Act as unconstitutional. Based on this decision of the Supreme Court, BJP will fight a legal battle in the High Court. Narendra Thakur, former Deputy Advocate General in BJP government said that preparations are on to challenge these appointments on the lines of the Assam and Manipur Parliamentary Secretaries Act. He told that the Supreme Court has declared the act made…

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Vigilance will submit the final investigation report of Junior Office Assistant (JOA) IT paper leak to the state government this week. So far eight people have been arrested in this case. Four of these people have got bail from the court. Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission’s main accused Senior Assistant Uma Azad, both her sons and broker Sanjeev are in judicial custody for a month. Now even a big officer of the commission can be hit. Vigilance has sought permission from the government to take action against this officer. Now the state government has to take a decision on this. It is noteworthy that the paper…

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Former Director of Health Department Dr. Ajay Kumar Gupta, who was involved in bribery in the purchase and sale of essential ABG machines and other materials during the Corona period, surrendered in the Vigilance Office on Thursday after the Supreme Court and the High Court rejected his bail plea. Later, the police arrested the accused and produced him in the district court, Chakkar, from where Dr. Gupta has been sent on remand till February 4. Gupta is accused of taking a bribe of Rs 4.25 lakh for the purchase of machines. This scam came to light in Himachal Pradesh last year. During this…

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The Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) has served another notice on the private firm that runs the parking facility in Chhota Shimla area. Both parking facilities belong to the same firm owner. It had earlier disconnected water and electricity supply to a parking lot near the High Court (the Lift), citing “major violations”. In a notice served on the firm, the SMC Commissioner has stated that the Architect Planner and the Junior Engineer of the Shimla MC, on spot inspection of the parking complex in Chhota Shimla conducted on December 31, 2022, found that the firm had not adhered to the…

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Even after 50 days of the cement dispute, Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu’s first meeting with Barmana truck operators at the secretariat on Wednesday remained just a formality. The CM held meetings with only one union in Shimla, while truck operators in Darlaghat raised hue and cry against Adani Cement Company, the Center and the state government. The transporters will now hold talks with the truck owners in Barmana and Darlaghat and propose to the government regarding the cement transportation rate.  Naresh Gupta, deputy head of Solan District Truck Union, said that in the talks that lasted for about a quarter of…

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Cyber ​​crime is continuously increasing in Himachal Pradesh. Due to the closure of 2 cyber stations in Himachal, cyber criminals have got freedom to loot in the state. These police stations were opened so that the people of Himachal Pradesh do not have to come to the Shimla Cyber ​​Police Station to file complaints. Recently a fake account of Governor Rajendra Vishvanath Arlekar was created that was asking for money from people. In the year 2017, 972 people were victims of fraud while in 2022, the figure increased to 9,110. Data of people who have been cheated by cyber criminals has been released. Cyber…

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The multi-level parking near the High Court (the Lift) was closed for the time being after the Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) snapped electricity and water supply of the building where the facility is located. A poster has been put at the entry point of the building informing the public about the suspension of services at the parking lot, which has a capacity of 660 vehicles. Pramod Kumar Sood, Director of Shimla Tolls Project Private Limited, the firm that runs the parking lot, said, “It is not possible to run the parking lot without electricity and water supply.” BR Sharma, Additional…

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Gangster Goldie Brar’s close aide, who conspired to kill Punjabi singer Sidhu Musewala and Inderpreet Singh alias Parry, accused in the murder of Pradeep Kumar, has been arrested from a home stay in Sundernagar, Mandi. The State Special Operation Cell of Punjab Police has succeeded in nabbing this notorious accused with the help of Himachal Police.Indrapreet reached this home stay at 1 pm on January 13, the day of Lohri, and booked a room by showing his driving license as his identity card. During this he stayed here alone and did not go anywhere. The Punjab Police was continuously tracing his phone. Meanwhile, the…

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In Himachal Pradesh, 22.1 per cent of the households have their own car. This is almost twice as high as the national average of 7.5 per cent. At the same time, more families in Himachal have a car as compared to 19.4 percent in the national capital Delhi. This has been revealed in the report of the National Family Health Survey 2019-21. Anand Mahindra, the country’s veteran businessman and chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra, has shared a map of India on Twitter. In this, it has been told that in which state, how many families have a car available. According to this survey, 7.5…

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The continuous rising mercury in Himachal Pradesh has become a cause of trouble for the environmentalists. The tribal district of Kinnaur, known as the cold desert, is also not untouched by the flow of global warming. Every year the temperature of the district is increasing. The Meteorological Center is also deeply discussing the changes in the weather. Due to increase in temperature in district Kinnaur in December, it has been hot. On December 18, the temperature of Kinnaur has been estimated at 8 and 9 degree Celsius. This is 5 degree Celsius more than last year. Last year, the temperature in Kinnaur district was 14.2 degree…

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the appointments of ministers have not yet been done in Himachal Pradesh, but the Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister have divided all the departments among themselves. The General Administration Department of the Himachal Government issued a notification in this regard on Tuesday late night. Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has kept Finance, General Administration, Home, Planning and Personnel portfolios with himself. Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri has been given the Department of Jal Shakti, Transport and Language, Art and Culture. The Chief Minister has kept five portfolios with himself, while the Deputy Chief Minister has been given three portfolios. Till the…

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Sudarshana Chandawat, wife of Vikramaditya Singh, MLA from Shimla Rural, Himachal Pradesh, has filed a domestic violence complaint against her husband and his family members in the Udaipur (Rajasthan) court. This complaint has been made on 17 October 2022. In the first hearing on November 17, 2022, the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Udaipur has issued non-bailable warrants to husband Vikramaditya Singh, mother-in-law Pratibha Singh, sister-in-law Aparajita, Nandoi Angad Singh and Chandigarh resident Amreen. All the accused have been ordered to appear before the Udaipur court on Wednesday. Sudarshana Chandawat has filed a complaint in the Udaipur court under Section 20 of…

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