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27 Oct 2018Uttar Pradesh
#AyodhyaRamMandir: Ram temple in Ayodhya soon, says BJP's state spokesperson
Expressing the commitment of BJP to Palampur resolution, the party's Uttar Pradesh spokesperson said in Mathura on Saturday that Ram temple will be constructed in Ayodhya soon.
22 Oct 2018Shimla
After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala
It seems like Shimla is set to join the increasingly long list of Indian cities that have been renamed.
08 Oct 2018India
IIT scientists develop material that can harvest water from fog
Taking a leaf from nature's book, a team from IIT Mandi, Himachal Pradesh has developed a material that can harvest water from fog.
05 Oct 2018India
#CobrapostInvestigation: 194 politicians faked their PAN card details to EC
Investigative portal, Cobrapost, in its latest revelation, reported that as many as 194 Indian politicians, including 6 former Chief Ministers and 10 sitting Ministers, have faked their PAN details to the Election Commission.
30 Sep 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 65 stranded people rescued in Kargil following heavy snowfall
As many as 65 people, including a French national, were rescued after they were stranded in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil district due to heavy snowfall.
27 Sep 2018IIT Roorkee
Uttarakhand: Two rescue teams dispatched to find stranded IIT students
On Tuesday, reports had surfaced about 45 IIT-Roorkee students having gone missing in Himachal Pradesh as rains battered the state.
25 Sep 2018Rescue Operation
Himachal Pradesh rains: 120 people stranded, 35 IIT students missing
Over the past few days, the state of Himachal Pradesh has been pounded by torrential rains, leading to the death of at least eight people.
24 Sep 2018Haryana
Heavy rains: Punjab under red alert, all schools closed tomorrow
While Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are reeling from torrential rains, Punjab and Haryana got pounded by rains for the third day in a row on Monday.
24 Sep 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Heavy rains lash Kashmir, Himachal; at least six feared dead
On Monday, heavy rains in parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh resulted in the deaths of at least six people.
24 Sep 2018Manmohan Singh
Heavy rain lashes parts of Himachal Pradesh, one feared dead
Heavy rains lashed several areas of Himachal Pradesh today with the weatherman issuing "high alert" for Kullu.
22 Sep 2018Shimla
Shimla: Three couples among 13 dead in road accident
Thirteen people, including three couples, died after a vehicle veered off a road in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
17 Sep 2018Indian Army
Himachal Pradesh: Soldier shoots dead two colleagues, then kills self
A soldier allegedly shot dead two of his colleagues from his unit and killed himself today in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala Cantonment, a defense spokesperson said.
13 Sep 2018Andhra Pradesh
Report: Alarming increase in cancer, heart disease-related deaths among Indians
According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016 published in The Lancet, there has been an alarming increase in the occurrence of heart diseases, strokes, diabetes and cancers in the last 25 years in India.
05 Sep 2018Shimla
Yug Gupta case: Shimla court sentences three men to death
Two years after the skeletal remains of a four-year-old boy, Yug Gupta, were found inside a water tank in the Kelston area of Shimla, a local Shimla court has sentenced three men to death in connection with the murder.
03 Sep 2018Arunachal Pradesh
Government releases Rs. 400 crore for development of border states
Nearly Rs. 400 crore has been released by the Center to 10 states having international borders as part of an ambitious plan to ameliorate the problems of those living in these isolated locations, officials said on Monday.
29 Aug 2018Mahendra Singh Dhoni
No money spent on Dhoni's visit: HP Chief Minister Thakur
Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is being treated as a "state guest" in Himachal Pradesh, but the government is not spending any money on him apart from providing security, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed the state Assembly today.
24 Aug 2018Athletics
Himachal hikes award-money for medal winners in international sporting events
The Himachal Pradesh government has increased the award money for medal winners from the state in the Olympics, Commonwealth, and the Asian Games, the state's Sports Minister Govind Singh said in the Assembly today.
20 Aug 2018India
"Floods may kill more than 16,000 in next 10 years"
Just as Kerala is reeling from the worst floods it faced in 80 years, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has predicted that 16,000 may lose their lives in floods in the next ten years. Further, it said property worth Rs. 47,000 crore will be lost.
14 Aug 2018Karnataka
Kerala, Karnataka, among others to receive heavy-rainfall in next 48-hours
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that states including Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (ghat areas primarily), Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh will receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours.
13 Aug 2018Monsoon
Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh overnight prompting authorities to close schools in several districts including Shimla, Kangra, and Solan, officials said.
12 Aug 2018West Bengal
These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week
The National Disaster Management Authority on Saturday said that in the next two days, 16 states may get heavy to very heavy rainfall.
11 Aug 2018SP
Himachal: On-duty cops can't carry over Rs. 200. Here's why
In a bid to curb corruption, the police chief of Himachal Pradesh's Una district has issued a unique diktat barring on-duty cops manning checkpoints to keep more than Rs. 200 with them.
10 Aug 2018India
#TravelBytes: Top 5 deserts in India that you must visit
Deserts are often and unconventional choice for those seeking to go on relaxing vacations, but what's the point of traveling if you're not willing to step out of comfort zones?
03 Aug 2018Indian Army
From bus-conductor's daughter to criminals' nightmare: An IPS officer's tale
She is the Superintendent of Police in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district whom the local drug-dealers dread.
03 Aug 2018India
Trekking on your mind? Here are 5 best Indian treks
One of the favorite activities of adventure seekers across the globe, trekking is more than just a sport.
30 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
Feasibility study in Tamil Nadu on heli-tourism submitted: Tourism Minister
Soon, Pawan Hans services could be available for tourists in Tamil Nadu as a feasibility report on heli-tourism has been submitted to the Tamil Nadu government, Minister of Tourism K J Alphons informed the Lok Sabha today.
29 Jul 2018India
#NorthIndiaRains: 12 killed in UP; Yamuna flowing above danger mark
Torrential rains continued to batter parts of north India today, with worst-hit Uttar Pradesh recording 12 rain-related deaths and waters of the Yamuna flowing above the danger mark in the national capital.
29 Jul 2018Kerala
#TravelBytes: 5 best destinations for laid-back Indian travelers
Want to take a break from seemingly never-ending work, head on to an unexplored town, put up at a humble abode, and just enjoy numbness and nothingness, with a pint in hand?
28 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
#StaySafeDelhi: Flood warning issued as Yamuna's water level crosses danger-mark
The incessant rains in Delhi rose Yamuna's water level to alarming levels forcing the Delhi government to sound a flood alert.
28 Jul 2018Rahul Gandhi
Congress to hold protests in Himachal over Rafale-deal on Aug-2
The Congress will hold protests over the issue of Rafale deal on August 2 in all the 12 district headquarters of Himachal Pradesh, HPCC president Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said.
22 Jul 2018India
Rainfall deficiency in eastern India crossed 40% mark: IMD data
With the four-month rainy season almost half over, the rainfall deficiency in the eastern part of India, especially in Bihar and Jharkhand, has crossed the 40% mark, while a quarter of the country has received deficient rainfall, the India Meteorological Department data shows.
22 Jul 2018Rainfall
Himachal: Manali coldest as rains lash several parts of state
Rains continued to lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh today, with Manali becoming the coldest place in the state in the last 24 hours.
21 Jul 2018Indian Air Force
Himachal Pradesh: Mountaineers find dead soldier's body from 1968 plane-crash
A team of mountaineers in Himachal Pradesh's Dhaka Glacier base-camp stumbled upon a dead soldier's body and wrecked parts of an IAF plane, which crashed in the state's Spiti Valley 50-years-ago.
21 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
ED files charge sheet against ex-HP CM Virbhadra's son
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya, in a money laundering case which also involves Virbhadra.
21 Jul 2018Odisha
Man wanted in 2014 murder-case caught by Himachal Pradesh Police
The Himachal Pradesh Police today claimed to have caught a man, who was a proclaimed offender in a murder case registered four years ago in Odisha.
18 Jul 2018Indian Air Force
IAF pilot dies in MiG-21 crash in Himachal Pradesh
A MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in Mehra Palli village in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district today, killing an Indian Air Force pilot, officials said.