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WATCH: Students Brave Heavy Snowfall To Get Covid-19 Vaccine Jab

WATCH | Students Brave Heavy Snowfall To Get Covid-19 Vaccine Jab

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Winter Wonderland: Snow Skiing Attracts Tourists From Far & Wide To Shimla

Winter Wonderland: Snow Skiing Attracts Tourists From Far & Wide To Shimla

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Fire breaks out in Shimla's British-era Grand Hotel

Shimla: A massive fire broke out on Monday at the British-era Grand Hotel here, reducing a portion to ashes. However, no casualties were reported, police said. The hotel’s newly-renovated Mayo Block was completely destroyed in the fire. Since the building was under renovation, there was no guest at the time of the incident. Shimla Deputy Commissioner […]

Devotees take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Shimla: Bracing the extreme winter chill, hundreds of devotees across Himachal Pradesh on Monday took dips in rivers to mark Makar Sankranti, a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of the country. Large numbers of devotees were seen congregating at Tattapani, 50 km from here, and Manikaran, home to a Sikh shrine in Kullu […]

Shimla losing five million litres water daily: High Court

Shimla: The parched Himachal Pradesh capital is daily losing more than five million litres (MLD) of potable water because of various reasons, including leakages and theft, the Himachal Pradesh High Court observed on Monday. Shimla is facing a water crisis almost a month now. Still a majority of localities are getting water once in three-four days. […]

14 killed in Himachal road accidents

Shimla: Fourteen people were killed and 15 injured in two separate road accidents in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla and Sirmaur districts on Sunday. Eight people were killed and 15 injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in Sirmaur district. The bus was on its way from Manva to Solan town […]

6 killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Himachal

Shimla: Six people, including three women, were killed and two others injured when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, police said. The accident took place near Ranvi village in Nerwa in Chopal tehsil, some 120 km from Shimla, an official said. […]

Shimla voting
Counting for Shimla civic body polls begin

Shimla: Counting of votes for the 34 seats of the Shimla Municipal Corporation began on Saturday, election officials said here. The fate of 126 candidates, including 50 women, will be decided during the day. Nearly 58 per cent of over 91,000 electors exercised their franchise in the voting held on Friday. Tibetans in exile also […]

Shimla voting
Voting begins for Shimla civic body polls

Shimla: Voting for the Shimla Municipal Corporation, one of the oldest civic bodies in the country, began on Friday, officials said. Long queues of electors were seen across polling centres. At some of booths, voters started reaching even before voting began at 8 a.m. Unlike earlier elections, when residents elected the mayor and his deputy, […]

Himachal stadium pavilion named after India's woman wicketkeeper

Shimla: India’s wicketkeeper-batswoman Sushma Verma added another feather to her cap when the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) named after her a pavilion of its newly-opened cricket stadium ringed by lush green hills in her home district Shimla. The HPCA on Saturday said it was an honour to name the pavilion of Gumma stadium, the […]

50 students hospitalised in Himachal

Shimla: Over 50 students of the Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) near here have been hospitalised following suspected food poisoning, a senior doctor said on Friday. “The students were admitted late last (Thursday) night…,” Shimla’s Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) Senior Medical Superintendent Ramesh Chand told IANS. After taking meals the students had […]

Planning a honeymoon trip

By Dillip Pradhan Bhubanswar: Marriages are made in heaven, and when it comes to time for honeymoon, the newly-wed couples prefer places which, according to them, should not be any less than heaven. With many factors contributing to richer options for honeymoon destinations these days, places like Kerala and Goa which remained the most sought-after […]