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108 emergency services handle 10,000 deliveries

108 emergency services handle 10,000 deliveries

DP CORRESPONDENT Shimla:The 108-ambulance services have handled and successfully helped in the delivery of 10,000 babies assisted by our Emergency Management Technicians (EMTs) in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal launched the 108-emergency services on Dec 25, 2010 and the milestone is achieved on March 28 this year. This way, one baby was with the assistance EMT every

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

Himachal's tragic road accident

Six die in a tragic road accident in Himachal

Himachal’s tragic road accident: Six people died when a boulder crushed the car in which they were travelling in Rampur of Himachal Pradesh late on Sunday. The incident took place when the Maruti 800 was travelling along the Satluj river and turned turtle into the gorge due to the force of the boulder. The victims included

Mandi Two buses buried due to major landslide

Two buses buried under debris due to landslide in Mandi

Mandi Two buses buried. A major accident occurred on the Mandi National Highway at night. Two buses carrying many passengers were buried under debris due to landslides in the Kotkrupi near Urla-Joginder Nagar on National Highway.  Mandi Two buses buried. It is very difficult to describe the destruction in few sentences. The incident is reported around 1:00

5 families became homeless as house caught fire

Mandi: Village Panchayat of Saraj Vidhan Sabha area was burned to a residential house in Koyaloli village of Lathaatcha. There were 12 rooms in the house which got completely swallowed. Five families have become homeless since the incident of arson, whereas the affected people have lost nearly Rs. 30 lakhs.On Saturday, there was a sudden

Buildings in Sarabha Nagar and Ghumar Mandi to get similar look

Ludhiana: In order to give a uniform look to all the buildings in Sarabha Nagar market and Ghumar Mandi the facade of all the complexes and shops will have similar display boards on Thursday. Also there will important role of architects in building this city smart. This information was revealed by CEO Ludhiana Smart City

Fire in Okhla subzi mandi; no one injured

New Delhi: Five shops and as many trucks were gutted when a fire broke out in Okhla’s subzi mandi this evening, fire officials said. However, no one was injured in the incident, they said. The fire was reported around 6.45 PM, an official from Delhi Fire Service said, adding 12 fire-tenders were rushed to the