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27 Oct 2018

Uttar 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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


#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 2018

Jammu 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 2018

IIT 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 2018

Rescue 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 2018


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 2018

Jammu 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 2018

Manmohan 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 2018


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 2018

Indian 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 2018

Andhra 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 2018


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 2018

Arunachal 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 2018

Mahendra 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 2018


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 2018


"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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

West 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 2018


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 2018


#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 2018

Indian 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 2018


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 2018

Tamil 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 2018


#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 2018


#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 2018

Madhya 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 2018

Rahul 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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

Indian 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.

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 2018


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 2018

Indian 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.

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