Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD
Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD


Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD   New Delhi, June 24 (PTI) A India Meteorological Department (IMD) data has revealed that less than 25 per cent of the country received normal or excess rains till now, with the weatherman today saying that monsoon activity has revived over the

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

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

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

Japanese woman raped in Kullu by a taxi driver

Japanese woman raped in Kullu by a taxi driver: A Japanese lady was allegedly raped by a taxi driver in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu, police said on Friday. Meanwhile, the police has registered a case and arrested a person in the connection. “Case has been registered and one person also arrested. Victim has been sent for

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

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

Smartphone CMR
Smartphone speed, performance critical for leaders of tomorrow: CMR

CyberMedia Research (CMR) today released their latest research report, Mobility@Work, capturing the perspectives of tomorrow’s leaders, especially millennials and other technology professionals around mobility at the workplace. As per the study findings, the key considerations from a Smartphone include agility, capacity, security, and privacy.For the leaders of tomorrow, work is life, and they take pride in ensuring

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

India's MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states
India’s MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states

India’s MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states. In the wake of the dust storms that swept through Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, claiming over 60 lives in the two states, the India Meteorological Department, on Friday, released a statement forecasting thunderstorms and gusty winds in several Indian states.The forecast suggests that on May 5, thunderstorms

Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls BR Ambedkar 'Brahmin' Dalit Buddhist Modi
Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls BR Ambedkar ‘Brahmin’

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Sunday described BR Ambedkar as a ‘Brahmin‘, contending that there was nothing wrong in calling a learned person a Brahmin. In his address at the ‘Mega Brahmin Business Summit‘ in Gandhinagar, Trivedi said, “I have no hesitation in saying that BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin. There is nothing wrong

HP CM inaugurates Rs 39.65 cr water supply scheme in Mandi
HP CM inaugurates Rs 39.65 cr water supply scheme in Mandi

HP CM inaugurates Rs 39.65 cr water supply scheme in Mandi. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated the Kanda Pattan-Sarkaghat Water Supply Scheme at Cholthara in Mandi district and said that his government is committed to ensuring balanced, uniform and speedy development of entire state.He said the Kanda Pattan-Sarkaghat water supply scheme built

Minor girl raped by five men in a forest in Himachal Pradesh
Minor girl raped by five men in HP

Minor girl raped by five men in HP. A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by five men in a forest near Palampur, a police official said today. The accused attacked the victim and her male friend while they were returning home after visiting Garh Mata temple yesterday, said Santosh Patial, the SSP of Kangra.A case

Patiala MP counters HP CM on riparian laws
Patiala MP counters HP CM on riparian laws

Patiala – Patiala Member Parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvira Gandhi has described the demand by Himachal Pardesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for royalty for river waters from Punjab, as illogical and against the provisions of law. Dr Gandhi in a statement issued here on Thursday while agreeing that Punjab and Himachal Pradesh are co-riparian states in

PM leaves for five-day visit to Sweden, UK, Germany
Attack on Parmish Verma: Gangster’s aide held from Baddi

Attack on Parmish Verma: Gangster’s aide held from Baddi. A day after Punjabi singer Parmish Verma and his friend Kulwant Singh Chahal were shot at, the police on Sunday arrested an aide of gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhahan alias Dilpreet Baba. Sources said the accused had been identified as Harvinder Singh alias Happy (26). He was

A Pilgrimage to Derthu Can Give You Wordshworhian Bliss
A Pilgrimage to ‘Derthu’ is a Wordshworhian Bliss in Woods

Jagdish Bali Nestled in the Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh that signifies the province laden with snow is rich in nature’s beauty and bounty. Here nature showcases itself in different aspects and phenomena. Impossible for the lovers of nature to ignore the fascinating invitation of the snow-capped hills, vast valleys, inviting grounds, dense forests, exhilarating glades, charming

HP: 27 school kids among 30 killed in accident.
HP: 27 school kids among 30 killed in accident

Shimla/Dharamshala – As many as 30 persons, including 27 students, were killed on Monday when a private school bus fell into a gorge in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Superintendent of Police Santosh Patyal confirmed the deaths. All the dead students were below the age of 10. The bus driver and two teachers were among the

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh. Three people from Una district of Himachal Pradesh have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 economics paper leak. The arrested accused have been identified as Rakesh Kumar (commerce lecturer), clerk Amit Sharma and class IV

Shimla gets its first grid-connected solar plant

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur recently inaugurated the first grid-connected solar power plant in Shimla having a capacity of 35 KW, installed on the rooftop of the Department of Environment, Science and Technology. The power generated by the solar plant would be consumed by the building and remaining power would be sold to

Water level increases in canals as the water flow stopped to Pakistan

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 6: Amid the news of water level going down hazardously in the Punjab, there is good news that water level of Bhakhra has gone up to 22.23 feet above. The main reason for this development is to stop the water flowing to Pakistan. In the rainy days, approximately 500 Cusic water