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Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

07 Oct 2020

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday.

Top five places to visit in India during winters

21 Nov 2019

Top five places to visit in India during winters

Winter is a season marked by excesses- everyone loves more food, extra sleep, and of course more travel plans, during the cold season.

Five best places to visit in India during winters

06 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in India during winters

The winters are here!

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

20 Oct 2019

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

Nobody likes traffic snarls, but 21-year-old Rijwal could not have wished for anything else on Friday night.

Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off

15 May 2019

Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has found himself in the midst of a controversy following his outburst in front of journalists.

Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate

04 May 2019

Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate

A 19-year-old girl, who had filed a complaint that she was allegedly abducted and raped in Shimla, has recently withdrawn her statement in front of a judicial magistrate, an official who wished to remain anonymous, said.

Himachal reels under intense cold, -10 degree Celsius in Lahaul-Spiti

07 Dec 2018

Himachal reels under intense cold, -10 degree Celsius in Lahaul-Spiti

Himachal Pradesh is reeling under intense cold following a fresh spell of snowfall with temperatures in tribal Lahaul-Spiti district hitting nearly -10 degree Celsius, the Meteorological Department said.

After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala

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.

Shimla: Three couples among 13 dead in road accident

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.

Yug Gupta case: Shimla court sentences three men to death

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.

#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India

10 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India

Honeymoons, just like weddings, are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they have to be unforgettably special.

After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next

14 Jun 2018

After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next

Shimla is still reeling under acute scarcity of water.

Lightning kills 18 in Bihar, UP and Odisha

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.

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

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.

Not just Shimla, many cities, hill-stations on verge of water-crisis

05 Jun 2018

Not just Shimla, many cities, hill-stations on verge of water-crisis

Scenes from Shimla, where residents have had to line up for hours to get water from tankers since the last two weeks, might soon become rampant across India if preventive measures aren't taken.

Shimla water crisis: Residents ask tourists to stay away

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.

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

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.

No water to drink: For days now, Shimla living worst-nightmare

28 May 2018

No water to drink: For days now, Shimla living worst-nightmare

The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, is reeling under acute drinking water shortage for the last seven days.

Dust lashes Delhi, hail pounds Shimla, five-day alert issued

08 May 2018

Dust lashes Delhi, hail pounds Shimla, five-day alert issued

Severe hailstorm lashed Shimla today, with rains being reported from various parts in North India, including Chandigarh.

Sonia Gandhi takes ill in Shimla, rushed to Delhi

23 Mar 2018

Sonia Gandhi takes ill in Shimla, rushed to Delhi

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who was in Shimla to inspect her under-construction house at Chharabra was rushed to the national capital after she complained of restlessness Thursday midnight.

Molestation Case: High Court stays FIR proceedings against Jeetendra

18 Mar 2018

Molestation Case: High Court stays FIR proceedings against Jeetendra

In a major respite for Jeetendra, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has stayed further proceedings against the veteran actor in a sexual assault case filed by his cousin.

Sexual Assault case: FIR filed against actor Jeetendra

07 Mar 2018

Sexual Assault case: FIR filed against actor Jeetendra

After a complaint was lodged against Jeetendra by her cousin for sexually assaulting her 47 years ago, the Shimla Police have registered an FIR against the veteran actor.

Illegal felling: First time ever, Shimla trees to get RFID-tags

30 Oct 2017

Illegal felling: First time ever, Shimla trees to get RFID-tags

Himachal Pradesh HC has passed an order for Shimla's civic authorities to start tagging trees with radio frequency identification tags (RFID) in order to curb their felling.

'Ma's much better', tweets Rahul a day after Sonia's hospitalization

28 Oct 2017

'Ma's much better', tweets Rahul a day after Sonia's hospitalization

A day after Sonia Gandhi was rushed to hospital, son Rahul tweeted to say she is doing "much better".

Massive landslide hits Chandigarh-Shimla highway, traffic movement halted

02 Sep 2017

Massive landslide hits Chandigarh-Shimla highway, traffic movement halted

A massive landslide on the Chandigarh-Shimla highway has buried several cars, most of which were parked on the roadside.

Shimla gangrape: IG, DSP among 8 cops held for custodial-death

30 Aug 2017

Shimla gangrape: IG, DSP among 8 cops held for custodial-death

In a rare instance, eight cops, including an IG and a DSP, have been arrested for the custodial death of a prime accused in a gangrape case in Shimla.

Shimla: Accused in teenager's brutal gangrape-murder found dead in custody

19 Jul 2017

Shimla: Accused in teenager's brutal gangrape-murder found dead in custody

One of the six men in custody for the brutal gangrape and murder of a teenager in Shimla was found dead in his cell at Kotkhai police station.

Shimla municipal polls: BJP plants its flag in the hills

18 Jun 2017

Shimla municipal polls: BJP plants its flag in the hills

Following its victories in Mumbai and Delhi municipal polls, BJP has now emerged the single largest party in the Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) polls, winning 17 out of 34 seats and is inching closer to majority.

Can't make dowry convictions without proof: HC

04 Dec 2016

Can't make dowry convictions without proof: HC

Acquitting a man and his family in a dowry-death case, the Delhi High Court observed that you cannot convict a man for dowry harassment without proof.