Jul 11

Paonta Sahib gets Himachal Pradesh’s heaviest rainfall

Paonta Sahib gets Himachal Pradesh’s heaviest rainfall. The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday experienced moderate to heavy rainfall, causing landslides and road blocks in some areas, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were once again in spate, officials said. While Paonta Sahib town, known for a Sikh shrine, recorded the highest rainfall

Himachal: Local traders welcome ban on disposable thermocol plates

Himachal: Local traders welcome ban on disposable thermocol plates. The local traders have welcomed the Himachal Pradesh government’s recent notification of banning the use and sale of thermocol cutlery across the state. To save the environment from degradation, Governor, Acharya Devvrat, on Saturday banned the use of thermocol cutlery, including cups, plates, glasses and spoons

Ranveer Singh starrer '83' gets new release date
Ranveer Singh starrer ’83’ gets new release date

New Delhi (ANI): After enthralling the audience with his blockbuster ‘Padmaavat’, Bollywood’s powerhouse actor Ranveer Singh is all set to star in Kabir Khan’s ’83’. The sports drama, which is slated to release on April 10, 2020, will see Singh playing the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev. The official page of Reliance Entertainment announced

Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated
Nearly 150 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

Kathmandu – Nearly 150 Indian pilgrims were evacuated safely on Tuesday as rescue work intensified to bring back over 1,500 Indians who have been stranded in Nepal’s mountainous region due to heavy rain while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Tibet. Two pilgrims – Leela Narayanan Mandredath, 56, of Kerala and Satya Laxmi of

Shimla records highest precipitation in 13 years
Shimla records highest precipitation in 13 years

Shimla – Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla on Tuesday recorded the highest precipitation of 118 mm within 24 hours since 2005, a MeT official said here.”The state capital had recorded 118 mm precipitation over the past 24 hours till 8.30 a.m. It is the highest even rainfall recorded within 24 hours in Shimla. The previous best

Bihar girl raped for 7 months by principal, two teachers and 16 students
Class 12 Himachal girl gangraped by 3 youths from Punjab

Class 12 Himachal girl gangraped by 3 youths from Punjab. A Class 12 student was allegedly raped by five youths for over three days in Manali town of Himachal Pradesh, police said today. Police said they had received a complaint about two Class 12 girls going missing on June 17. The girls were found on

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

Bihar girl raped for 7 months by principal, two teachers and 16 students
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 rape victim gives birth in Shimla
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