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Himachal avalanche: 5 soldiers still missing, rescue operations on

 Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search operation despite inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five more have gone missing. As the efforts entered the second day, the authorities suspected that the soldiers might be trapped in the snow pile spread over a 200 square

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow

Himachal Pradesh sunny after overnight snow. The Himachal Pradesh’s capital on Friday woke up to a sunny morning with plentiful snowfall overnight, hampering traffic and snapping of electricity cables.”It was bright and sunny across the state after a day of widespread snow and rain,” an official of the Met Office told IANS. Snow hit vehicular

Snow Himachal Pradesh

Widespread snow likely in state of Himachal Pradesh

THE SUPPLY OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES AND TRANSPORTATION OF PEOPLE MAY GET HAMPERED IN REMOTE AREAS OF THE STATE WITH MORE SNOWFALL, A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL TOLD MEDIA The State will receive widespread snowfall and rain starting on Wednesday till Friday at least, the weather office here warned on Monday. Residents and tourists have been advised not

HP high alert

Himachal Pradesh on high alert

SASE warns people not to venture out in avalanche prone areas DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla The government on Sunday put the state and district level emergency operation centers on high alert in the state. An official spokesperson said here that fresh rain/snowfall occurred in the Shimla, Kullu, Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti, Sirmour, Kangra, Solan and Chamba

Six states Renukaji dam project

Six states sign pact for Renukaji dam multi-purpose project

DP CORRESPONDENTShimlaChief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and five Chief Ministers of other states which included Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi participated in the MOU signing ceremony in New Delhi on Friday in the presence of Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari

Uphil Jairam

Daily Post Special: Uphill, Jairam takes some big strides

DEVELOPMENT AND CHALLENGES DINESH DIXIT Shimla On 27th December 2017, the Bharatiya Janata Party once again took over the regime in the hill state. And that time the party high command’s choice was the most energetic and dynamic face of Himachal BJP, Jairam Thakur. The five times MLA from Seraj constituency became the face of development for the party in Himachal Pradesh. Jairam Thakur, is the 14th chief

Forest Corporation

Himachal Pradesh: Forest Corporation to fill posts

The Board of Directors of the HP State Forest Development Corporation here on Thursday evening decided to fill up 56 posts. The meeting was chaired by the Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur. The posts included 50 posts of Forest Guards, three posts of Boiler Operator, two posts of saw mill operator and one post of electrician through direct recruitment in the corporation.The decision was also taken

Unemployment in Himachal Pradesh, needs a change in education system

Unemployment in Himachal Pradesh, needs a change in education system and job opportunities

Kajal Chaudhary Kangra:  No doubt like other states Himachal Pradesh also came into existence after Independence and developed over the decades. The current literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh is around 82.80 percent as per 2011 population census. In which male literacy stands at 89.53 percent while female literacy is at 75.93 perecent. In spite of

100 cases of dengue reported in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra

100 cases of dengue reported in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra. At least 100 cases of dengue have been confirmed in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district till October 10. Speaking to ANI, RS Rana, Chief Medical Officer of Kangra district, said that the health department has initiated an awareness campaign to prevent the disease from spreading.“The health department

Punjab, Himachal agree to Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi ropeway Read

Punjab, Himachal agree to Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi ropeway Read . The northern states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a ropeway project between two religious sites- Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi. The signing, which coincided with the 111th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh,

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

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

1968 plane crash victim’s body found in H-P glacier

1968 plane crash victim’s body found in H-P glacier. After a span of 50 years, the body of a 1968 Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crash victim was found in Himachal Pradesh’s Dhaka glacier base camp. A mountaineering expedition recovered the body on July 1. On 7 February 1968, an aircraft AN-12 of the Indian

Punjab's wanted criminal killed in encounter in Himachal Pradesh

Punjab’s wanted criminal killed in encounter in Himachal Pradesh

Punjab’s wanted criminal killed in encounter in Himachal Pradesh. A wanted criminal was today killed and two others were arrested in an encounter with the Punjab Police in Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur district, police said. The criminal was identified as Sunny Masih of Gurdaspur district in Punjab, Bilaspur Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said.Kumar told PTI

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

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

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

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

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