Dharamshala: Parents crawl to protest against children’s accident


Dharamshala: Parents crawl to protest against children’s accident. Parents of 26 students, who died after their school bus fell into a deep gorge in Kangra’s Nurpur, crawled at the office of District administration in Dharamshala as a mark of protest on Monday. They demanded CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) enquiry into the accident that killed their children on April 9. The parents protested to show their dissatisfaction over the

Himachal Pradesh: 3 die after HRTC bus fell into gorge

Himachal Pradesh: 3 die after HRTC bus fell into gorge. Three people were dead while 44 got injured after a Himachal Pradesh Roadways Transport (HRTC) bus fell into a gorge near Chintpurni on Sunday evening. The incident took place when a bus with 47 people onboard travelling from Chintpurni to Hoshiarpur, fell into the gorge after the driver lost control of

Encounter underway in J-K's Bandipora Encounter underway in J-K’s Bandipora

Encounter underway in J-K’s Bandipora. An encounter is underway between terrorists and security forces in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district here on Thursday. Two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area. No report of casualties or injuries has been reported as of now. More details are awaited. Yesterday, four policemen lost their lives

Encounter underway in J-K's Bandipora Encounter underway in Anantnag district in J&K

Encounter underway in Anantnag district in J&K. An encounter is underway in Munward in Anantnag district between terrorists and the Jammu and Kashmir police, the Indian Army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. One or two terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area.For the same, mobile internet services have been suspended in the entire district. More details are

Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi on Monday Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi

Heavy rains: Schools closed in Shimla, Mandi. In the wake of heavy rainfall and landslides, all schools including private, across Shimla and Mandi districts are closed on Monday. Meanwhile, National Highway 3 (Chandigarh-Manali NH) has also been blocked to avoid any untoward incident. Heavy downpour led to landslides in various parts of the state causing disruption to normal life although respective district administrations were

Soy diet may increase bone strength in women
Soy diet may increase bone strength in women

Soy diet may increase bone strength in women. Women undergoing menopause face serious health concerns including osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain. In a new animal study, researchers from the University of Missouri now have discovered that soy protein found in food might counter the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health.

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 terrorists gunned down by security forces
J-K: 2 terrorists gunned down by security forces

J-K: 2 terrorists gunned down by security forces. Two terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore district on Friday. The exchange of fire between terrorists and the security forces took place in Drusu village. Following the attack, a search operation is underway. Further details are awaited in the same.This comes after two terrorists were killed on

Kumaraswamy directs to bring Mysuru woman back from Shimla hospital
Kumaraswamy directs to bring Mysuru woman back from Shimla hospital

Kumaraswamy directs to bring Mysuru woman back from Shimla hospital. Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday directed Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru to take necessary steps to bring back Mysuru woman, who was found in Himachal Hospital of Mental Health and Rehabilitation (HHMHR) in Shimla. Mysuru Deputy Commissioner is in constant touch with HHMHR and

Himachal Pradesh : 5 charred to death in fire during marriage function

Himachal Pradesh : 5 charred to death in fire during marriage function. At least five people were killed after a major fire broke out in a residential building at Ner Chowk in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district on Monday. Several others are also feared trapped inside the building. Three fire tenders are present at the spot

MiG-21 jet crashes in Himachal's Kangra, pilot missing
MiG-21 jet crashes in Himachal’s Kangra, pilot missing

MiG-21 jet crashes in Himachal’s Kangra, pilot missing. MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force on Wednesday crashed in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district. The aircraft was coming from Punjab’s Pathankot when it crashed in Patta Jattiyan in Kangra’s Jawali subdivision. The pilot of the aircraft is currently missing. A rescue team is en route

Centre 'keeping an eye' on terror recruitment in Kashmir
Centre ‘keeping an eye’ on terror recruitment in Kashmir

Centre ‘keeping an eye’ on terror recruitment in Kashmir. The Central government is keeping a tab on the growing number of youth joining terrorism in Kashmir, said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. “We are keeping an eye on recruitment. We are also focusing on what is motivating them to join terrorism and who is behind influencing

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Fresh batch of 3,451 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Fresh batch of 3,451 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra. A fresh batch of 3,451 pilgrims on Friday left Jammu to perform the Amarnath Yatra. They left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 110 vehicles and headed to the Baltal and Pahalgam base camps, police said.Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N.Vohra, who heads

Amarnath Yatra: 13 pilgrims injured as tempo rams into truck
Amarnath Yatra: 13 pilgrims injured as tempo rams into truck

Amarnath Yatra: 13 pilgrims injured as tempo rams into truck. As many as 13 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were injured on Thursday after the tempo they were travelling in crashed into a parked truck near Birma Bridge in Udhampur. Three of the 13 passengers were seriously injured while the rest sustained minor injuries. The injured passengers

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

Karan Singh urges Modi to rename Jammu airport

Karan Singh urges Modi to rename Jammu airport. Senior Congress leader Karan Singh on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rename Jammu airport after Maharaja Hari Singh. In a letter to Modi, Singh said there has been a long-standing demand from the people of Jammu to rename the airport after Maharaja Hari Singh during

2 Amarnath pilgrims from Punjab killed in J&K road accident
2 Amarnath pilgrims from Punjab killed in J&K accident

2 Amarnath pilgrims from Punjab were killed and six others injured in a road accident on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. The accident occurred when the driver of the vehicle they were travelling in lost control and it rolled down from the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Qazigund area. The police identified the

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

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP
Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Chandigarh – Former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday took serious notice of the incident occurred at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir where a sikh girl was pressurized to convert into Islam and was seriously injured in attack by Islamic fundamentalists

Minor rape victim gives birth in Shimla
Minor rape victim gives birth in Shimla

A minor rape victim has given birth to a baby here, the police said today. A FIR has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and under section 376 (rape) of Indian Penal Code (IPC), Shimla superintendent of police Omapati Jamwal said.The rape victim was