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14 Jul 2018

Punjab Police

Himachal Pradesh: Wanted criminal killed in encounter, 2 arrested

A wanted criminal was today killed and two others were arrested during an encounter with the Punjab Police in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district.

10 Jul 2018


Himachal Pradesh: Woman batters father-in-law to death

A 30-year-old woman, Pratima, killed her father-in-law Kishan Chand, 75, by beating him repeatedly with his stick at their house in Banethi village of Nahan in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district over some domestic dispute, police said.

08 Jul 2018


Modi-govt needs to shed 'obsession' with economic-growth: Economist Jean Dreze

The Narendra Modi government needs to shed its "obsession" with economic growth and take a broader view of what development is about, argues noted economist Jean Dreze.

29 Jun 2018


Over 2,000 vehicles stranded on Manali-Leh highway after landslide

A landslide on the Manali-Leh highway last night has stranded more than 2,000 vehicles on the strategic route, causing problems in movement.

27 Jun 2018

Crime Against Women

Himachal Pradesh: Class-12 girl alleges rape by five; three arrested

A Class-12 student was allegedly raped by five youths for over three days in Manali of Himachal Pradesh.

26 Jun 2018


HP: Postal-bookings in Shimla to resume tomorrow after CSI upgradation

The work of booking registered letters, speed-posts, and parcels remained disrupted in all 287 post-offices, 53 sub-post offices, 234 branch post-office and GPO in Shimla since June 22 due to Core Systems Integration upgradation.

09 Jun 2018


Lightning kills 18 in Bihar, UP and Odisha

Even as torrential rains continue to pound the Konkan belt, a variety of weather conditions was witnessed in different states yesterday.

08 Jun 2018


No more semester system in undergraduate courses in HP University

Students pursuing undergraduate courses in Himachal Pradesh University will no longer have to appear for semester examinations, as the HP government yesterday decided to revert to the annual examination system.

07 Jun 2018


Amid Shimla's water-crisis, 62 ordinary people, the 'key-holders,' become VIPs

Amid Shimla's paralyzing water crisis, there are 62 ordinary people, unknown faces till a few days ago, who have unexpectedly become the center of attention.

03 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Haryana: Police arrest 11 people, including three women, for double-murder

The Kurukshetra Police today claimed to have solved a double murder case in Pandarsi village by arresting 11 members of a Bawaria gang from different parts of the country.

02 Jun 2018


Delhi staring at another bout of dust storm. Be careful!

Delhi faces a possibility of another bout of dust storm today, even though the skies looked clear in the morning.

31 May 2018


Explained: 'Special Category Status' demand of Bihar and Andhra

In March, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu quit NDA after a standoff with the Center over the demand of giving Special Category Status (SCS) to his state.

31 May 2018


Shimla water crisis: Residents ask tourists to stay away

Shimla, the most visited hill station in India, is in the midst of a predicament that is soon set to engulf many of the world's major cities, including Bengaluru.

29 May 2018


New Chandigarh-Shimla chopper service to cover journey in 20 minutes!

From Monday, you will be able to cover the 120km Chandigarh-Shimla route in just 20 minutes, thanks to a new chopper service connecting the two.

26 May 2018

West Bengal

Bats not primary source of Nipah outbreak in Kerala: Report

Samples collected from bats in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram districts, where 12 people have died of Nipah infection, have tested negative for the virus, according to a report submitted the Health Ministry today.

23 May 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Possible to reduce petrol price by upto Rs. 25: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today, in a series of tweets, claimed it was possible to cut up to Rs. 25 per liter in petrol prices but the government will not.

21 May 2018


8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

Most science students in India opt for engineering after Class 12; a career in engineering is preferred by many as it offers an exciting variety of job opportunities.

16 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

IMD: More thunderstorms in North, Northwest India till Friday

More thunderstorms and squalls will plague North and Northwest India from Wednesday till Friday, warned the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) following a dust storm and thundershowers in Delhi and NCR on Wednesday morning.

14 May 2018


Lightning and thunderstorms claim 71 lives in 5 states

As many as 71 people lost their lives in five states, including 42 in Uttar Pradesh, due to lightning and thunderstorms since yesterday, the Home Ministry said today.

13 May 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Massive Delhi dust storm disrupts metro services, flights grounded

A massive dust storm hit the national capital and its adjoining areas this afternoon, with speedy winds disrupting electricity supply and metro services.

13 May 2018

Road Accidents

Six killed as bus rolls down hill near Shimla

At least six people were killed and 12 injured when their bus rolled down a hill and fell into a gorge near Nai Neti on Solan-Rajgarh road, 70km from Shimla.

Himachal Pradesh government transfers 18 senior IAS officers

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Himachal Pradesh government yesterday transferred 18 senior IAS officers, including six officers of Additional Chief Secretary rank.

12 May 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Thunderstorm, squall likely in north India hill states tomorrow: IMD

Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days, the IMD said today.

04 May 2018


Kasauli murderer on-the-run crossed states, changed looks, then slipped-up

After shooting dead an assistant town planner in full public view for discharging her duties, Vijay Singh, a Kasauli resident, fled.

Kasauli town planner shot dead while demolishing illegal constructions

In a troubling incident, an assistant town planner of Solan, Himachal Pradesh, was shot dead as she tried to demolish illegal constructions in accordance with Supreme Court (SC) orders.

01 May 2018


Mother sells Delhi teen to Manali-pimp for Rs. 40,000 monthly

In a disturbing incident, a teenager from Delhi has alleged that her mother sold her to a pimp for Rs. 40,000 a month.

01 May 2018

Road Accidents

Himachal: 6 devotees killed, 25 injured in separate road accidents

Six devotees were killed while 25 others were injured in two road accidents in Himachal Pradesh today.

26 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Train rams into school-vehicle at rail-crossing, 13 children killed

At least 13 children were killed this morning when a train rammed into their school vehicle at an unmanned rail crossing in Dudhi near Kushinagar, UP.

24 Apr 2018


6 lakh students to take CBSE Class-12 economics re-exam tomorrow

After a month of controversy and anxiety, about 600,000 CBSE Class-12 students across India will write their Economics board exam a second time on Wednesday.

Decide on school-safety guidelines in 3 months: SC to Center

The Supreme Court today asked Union Ministry of Human Resource Development to decide in three months on the demands for framing of safety guidelines for all schools, as sought by the father of a seven-year-old boy who was killed in a Gurgaon school and some lawyers.

17 Apr 2018

World Bank

Himachal Cabinet to create agency for water supply in Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved setting up of Shimla Jal Prabandhan Nigam Limited (SJPNL) for the water supply and wastewater management in Greater Shimla Planning Area and other places.

16 Apr 2018


Sweltering Monday for Delhi, possible rain on Tuesday

After a pleasant week, Delhi started this one on a hot note, literally.

15 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Pravin Togadia quits VHP; VS Kokje elected new party president

Vishwa Hindu Parishad veteran Pravin Togadia quit the outfit on Saturday after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost the party's presidential election, held for the first time since it was founded in 1964.

12 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Three people, including woman, arrested in CBSE paper leak case

Three persons, including a woman, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in leaking the CBSE Class 10 Mathematics paper in connivance with a teacher arrested earlier from Himachal Pradesh, Delhi Police said today.

10 Apr 2018


Himachal Pradesh: Rains damage houses, hit cattle in flash floods

As many as fifteen houses were damaged and twelve heads of cattle, including three cows, perished in flash floods caused by a cloudburst which wrecked havoc in Jajehar Village last night near Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, officials said.

09 Apr 2018


Himachal Pradesh: School bus falls into gorge; 20 students dead

In a tragic incident, at least 20 children were killed and several others injured when a 42-seater private school bus fell into a deep gorge at Nurpur in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra.

08 Apr 2018


Himachal: Intermittent rain, storm in several parts; temperature falls

Intermittent rain and storm lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh while high altitude tribal areas received mild snowfall causing fall in temperatures.

07 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Economics paper leak: Crime branch arrests 3 from Himachal Pradesh

In a major development in the leak of Class 12th Economics Paper of CBSE, the Crime Branch has arrested three from Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.

22 Mar 2018

Rakesh Sharma

Himachal Pradesh: Indian Technomac Director held in Rs. 6000cr scam

The CID sleuths have arrested a Director of Paonta Sahib-based firm Indian Technomac Company Limited in a nearly Rs. 6000cr fraud case.

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