Tag: Himachal Pradesh

'Moderate' earthquake shakes Delhi, NCR

New Delhi: A earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, shook residents of Delhi and north India on Monday night, creating panic and causing office workers to evacuate buildings, the IMD said. There were no reports of any casualties or any damage yet. According to the preliminary IMD report, the quake, classified as moderate, occurred […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
MiG 21 crashes in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: A MiG 21 fighter jet crashed in a village in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh today, police said. The fighter jet crashed in Mehra Palli village under the Jawali police station, Kangra Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Patial said. The SP told PTI that he and other officials were on their way to the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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BJP's win in HP civic polls historic: Amit Shah

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah today termed his party’s win in the Himachal Pradesh civic polls as “historic” and said the result reflects the mood of the state and trust of its people in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s politics of development. He also congratulated BJP’s state unit chief Satpal Singh Satti and all the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
To fight monkey menace, Himachal to try ultrasonic shots

Faced with troops of marauding monkeys that have been stealing food and menacing the streets of this popular resort and nearby areas, Himachal Pradesh's wildlife wing is planning to 'fire' ultrasonic waves to keep the simians at bay

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Ranji: Himachal, Delhi, Odisha register victories

Medium-pacer Rishi Dhawan's five for 53 helped Himachal Pradesh dismiss Assam for 198 in the second innings and win the Ranji Trophy match by an innings and 133 runs in Guwahati on Wednesday while Delhi and Odisha completed their victories over Gujarat and Haryna, respectively

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Environment Protection Initiative: Himachal Pradesh Uses Plastic Waste To Build Roads
Environment Protection Initiative: Himachal Pradesh Uses Plastic Waste To Build Roads

Plastic waste is being collected through the 'Polythene Hatao, Paryavaran Bachao' (remove polythene, save environment) campaign and it is being used for road construction and as fuel in the cement industry.

  • Saturday, 05 June 2021
Himachal's CRPF constable martyred in terror attack

Shimla: Constable Tilak Raj of Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district was one of those martyred in the cowardly attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government said on Friday. At least 45 soldiers were killed and 38 injured in Thursday’s terror attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy, […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, rescue operations on

Shimla: Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search operation despite inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five more have gone missing. As the efforts entered the second day, the authorities suspected that the soldiers might be trapped in the snow pile spread over a 200 […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Turned away from Kullu crematorium, Dalit family allegedly cremates kin in jungle

Shimla: A Dalit family was reportedly compelled to cremate an elderly woman in a jungle after some upper caste people allegedly did not allow them to use the village crematorium in Fozal valley of Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district. About 100-year-old woman, resident of Dhara village, died after prolonged illness on Thursday. Her grandson, Tape Ram, […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
At 91, eight-time matronly Congress legislator battles on tirelessly

Shimla: At 91, eight-time matronly Congress legislator Vidya Stokes continues to battle tirelessly to ensure victory of the party in all the four parliamentary seats of Himachal Pradesh. She is daily rubbing shoulders with party leaders, a majority of them almost half her age, and meeting party cadres ahead of the May 19 polling. “Whatever […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Temperatures in Himachal fall with widespread rains

Shimla: Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell on Thursday due to widespread rain with Dalhousie town recording the highest amount — 53 mm, the met office said. Weather will be clear from Friday. “Moderate to heavy rainfall occurred at some places. The rain lowered the minimum temperatures by five to six notches in the past 24 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Himachal man makes incense sticks from flower waste

Shimla: Soon you can buy organic incense sticks prepared from flowers offered by devotees at religious places in Himachal Pradesh. Under a campaign ‘Yuvan’, Una-based entrepreneur Ravinder Prashar, with the technical support from Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry in Nauni, has developed incense sticks by using flower offerings from temples, it was […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
10 dead, 25 injured in Himachal bus accident

Shimla: Ten people, including three women, were killed and 25 injured when a private bus they were travelling in fell into a 200-foot-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Saturday night, the police said. The accident occurred on the Dalhousie-Pathankot road near Banikhet in Dalhousie sub-division after the driver lost control of the vehicle […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
CBI raids 22 educational institutions in connection with scholarship scam

New Delhi: The CBI on Monday said that it has registered a case and carried out searches at over 22 places in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh in connection with the alleged irregularities in Himachal Pradesh’s pre-matric and post-Matric scholarship scheme. A senior CBI official said, “A case in alleged irregularities in Himachal Pradesh […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Toll in Himachal accident rises to 44

Shimla: The death toll due to a road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district has increased to 44, officials said on Friday. A total of 73 passengers were on board when an overloaded private mini bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Banjar, some 50 km from Kullu town, on […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021