Mild earthquake in Shimla on Sunday


Mild earthquake in Shimla : Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Sunday, an official said here. There were no reports of casualties or damages. The earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 3.36 a.m., the meteorological office told IANS.The epicentre of the quake was Shimla region, bordering

Hundreds bid farewell to slain Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari

Hundreds of people from all walks of life bid a tearful farewell to Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, a day after he was shot dead by terrorists outside his Srinagar residence. Bukhari’s mortal remains were first taken to his ancestral home in Baramulla from Srinagar, where a huge crowd gathered to pay their final respects.

Bullet-ridden body of abducted army jawan found from Gusoo area Bullet-ridden body of abducted army jawan found

Bullet-ridden body of abducted army jawan found. The bullet-ridden body of Armyjawan, who was abducted by terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama earlier in the day, has been recovered from Gusoo area on Thursday. The deceased Army man, Aurangzeb is a resident of Poonch district and was proceeding toward his home on leave for Eid when he was abducted in broad daylight from a vehicle.

Salman Khan thanks J&K tourism for supporting ‘Race 3’ shoot

Salman Khan thanks J&K tourism for supporting ‘Race 3’ shoot. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday thanked the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department for supporting the shooting of his forthcoming film “Race 3”. Salman and the film’s team shot parts of the movie in Sonamarg hill station in Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day schedule

10 CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in Anantnag 10 CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in Anantnag

10 CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in Anantnag. A total of 10 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans sustained minor injuries in a grenade attack by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sadar area on Tuesday morning. The incident took place at 3 a.m. in the morning. The injured jawans are admitted to Anantnag Hospital.

Ready for 'One Nation, One Election': Akhilesh
Ready for ‘One Nation, One Election’: Akhilesh

 Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday gave his approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘One Nation, One Election’ proposal. In reply to a question pertaining to Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s backing for the proposal, Yadav said, “We are ready for one nation one election. Start your preparations from 2019; we are

India’s First Electric SUV
India’s First Electric SUV Could Be An MG!

Earlier this year, MG Motor announced that it will launch its first-ever product in India sometime in the first half of  2019. The Chinese-owned British marque also mentioned that it would kick things off with the ZS SUV, which has been tailored for India. However, Rajeev Chaba, president and managing director of MG Motor India, confirmed that

Shimla-Chandigarh Heli-taxi will take its first off today
Shimla-Chandigarh Heli-taxi will take its first off today

Shimla – Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will open the Heli-taxi service between Shimla-Chandigarhon Monday from Shimla. The Helitaxi ride will be available on Mondays and Fridays. The ride will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister in Shimla on Monday at 8 am. It will reach Chandigarh at 8:20 am and take off for Shimla at

Seven killed, 26 injured in Shimla bus accident

Seven killed, 26 injured in Shimla bus accident . At least seven persons were killed and 20 injured when a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus skidded off the road and rolled down a hill near Chhaila on Friday, the police said. Most of the injured have been admitted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and

Shimla water crisis: Tourism massively hit in water-deprived

Shimla water crisis: Tourism massively hit in water-deprived. The tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla has been massively hit as tourists are cancelling their visits to the water-deprived hill-station. The local hoteliers and others related to the tourism industry are worried as social media is flooded with news about the water crisis, preventing the inflow

Health Ministry issues advisory over Nipah outbreak

Health Ministry issues advisory over Nipah outbreak. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday issued an advisory for the general public and healthcare personnel on how to take preventive measures in high-risk areas and how the Nipah virus spreads and what are its symptoms. The ministry advised the public to avoid consuming raw

Vaishno Devi yatra remains suspended due to forest fire
Vaishno Devi yatra remains suspended due to forest fire

Vaishno Devi yatra remains suspended due to forest fire. The annual pilgrimage to the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine remained suspended for a second consecutive day on Thursday following a forest fire, police said. Around 25,000 pilgrims were currently stranded at the Katra base camp for clearance to start the uphill trek to the shrine located

J-K Governor discusses key security issues ahead of Amarnath Yatra

J-K Governor discusses key security issues ahead of Amarnath Yatra. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra chaired a high-level meeting at the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday to review important security-related issues for thec scheduled to commence on June 28. The meeting was attended by the Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, Director General of Police, heads of

J-K: 8-month-old infant killed in ceasefire violation

J-K: 8-month-old infant killed in ceasefire violation. An eight-month-old infant was killed late last night after being hit by a bullet during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Keri Battal area of Akhnoor. The incident took place when the eight-month-old was sleeping with his family outside their home in Pallanwala sector.Local police said,

20 tourists from Gujarat injured in road accident in Himachal

20 tourists from Gujarat injured in road accident in Himachal. At least 20 holidaymakers from Gujarat were injured when a private bus in which they were travelling overturned in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, police said. Over speeding was the cause of the accident on the Shimla-Manali highway near Ghaghas, a police officer

SC directs J&K Police to probe Kathua witnesses in front of family

SC directs J&K Police to probe Kathua witnesses in front of family. The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Jammu and Kashmir police to interrogate witnesses from a visible distance in the Kathua case. The top court also directed probe should happen in presence of their family members. The decision was taken by the apex

Himachal Governor launches Shimla-Kalka rail track cleanliness

Himachal Governor launches Shimla-Kalka rail track cleanliness.  Acharya Devvrat on Saturday launched a cleanliness and conservation drive from here of the Kalka-Shimla rail line. The century-old rail line is a 96-km narrow gauge railroad built to ferry Europeans to and from this hill town — then the summer capital of British India. High Court acting

Five terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian
Five terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian

Five terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian. According to sources, Five terrorists have been killed in an encounter at Badigam area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday. Responding to the development, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S. P. Vaid said, “five terrorists were killed in an encounter

Terrorist gunned down in J-K's Chattabal encounter
Terrorist gunned down in J-K’s Chattabal encounter

Terrorist gunned down in J-K’s Chattabal encounter.  A terrorist was gunned down during an encounter with security forces in Chattabal area of Srinagar on Saturday. The encounter broke out early morning in which a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer was also injured. He was shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Further details are

Kasauli Murder Case: Accused hotelier sent to police custody

Kasauli Murder Case: Accused hotelier sent to police custody.  The main accused in the murder of an Assistant Town and Country Planning officer in Dharampur area of Solan district, Vijay Singh, was on Friday, sent to Police Custody for five days.The officer in question, Shail Bala Sharma (51), along with four teams of the Town