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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

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

‘No more water crisis’, hoteliers ask tourist to visit Shimla

‘No more water crisis’, hoteliers ask tourist to visit Shimla. Weeks after the tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh was massively hit due to acute water crisis, the hoteliers have appealed to tourists to visit Shimla without any apprehensions. The hoteliers have requested tourists to visit the capital as the water crisis is over now, and

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: 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

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Himachal HC gets tough against construction on green belt

Himachal HC: Acting tough against ongoing construction activities in Shimla, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered that no construction of any nature would be carried out in vacant lands or green belts without its consent.”No construction of any nature shall be carried out by the Municipal Corporation of Shimla over the vacant, green and


Himachal to promote ‘no-honking’

No-honking: The government will launch a ‘no-honking’ campaign in Himachal Pradesh to spread awareness regarding the health hazards from honking by motorists, it was announced on Saturday.A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Manisha Nanda in Shimla. She said it had been felt that unnecessary honking was

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla

Himachal CM flags off electric bus services in Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today flagged off the electric bus service of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC). Eleven buses were flagged off for local destinations on nine different routes from the State Secretariat here by Thakur. He said the Centre would bear 90 per cent cost of

Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow

Shimla, nearby areas wrapped in snow

Shimla snow: Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla and its nearby tourist destinations on Monday were wrapped in snow, giving them a picturesque look.Towns in upper Shimla district were cut off with snow piled on roads, a Met official said.This was the season’s second significant snowfall that froze the “Queen of Hills”, as Shimla was fondly called by

Check out preparation of Republic Day in Shimla.

Check out preparation of Republic Day in Shimla. In Himachal Pradesh 26 January Republic day will be celebrated at Ridge Mall Road, Shimla Governor Acharya Debavratt will preside over the function. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj will also be there at the occasion.Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Dr. In Rajiv Bindal

PM Modi greets HP Chief minister Jairam Thakur on his birthday

As HP Chief Minister Jairam Thakur turns 53 today, PM of India Narendra Modi wished CM Thakur on his birthday. PM Modi wrote on twitter “On his birthday, I convey my greetings to Himachal Pradesh’s energetic Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur . May Almighty bless him with long and healthy life.” Birthday celebrations will be

Jairam Thakur’s birthday celebration

Chief Minister Jairam Thakur’s birthday celebration at Shimla

Jairam Thakur’s birthday celebration: HP Chief minister Jairam Thakur turns 53 today. Birthday celebrations will be held at around 12 noon in Shimla. The birthday wishes has been started flowing for Jairam Thakur. PM modi and many leaders wished him on his birthday. The birthday celebration program is organised by Shimla MC. To mark this

Himachal CM launches cleanliness drive

Himachal CM launches cleanliness drive

Himachal CM launches cleanliness drive: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday kicked off a cleanliness drive from the state capital under the Swachh Bharat Mission by launching a campaign to clean drinking water reservoirs.Greeting people on New Year’s day, he said the water tank in Sanjauli town, where the campaign was launched,

Asha Kumari slap issue

CM Jairam Thakur orders investigation in Asha Kumari slap issue

Asha Kumari slap issue: During Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Shimla, senior Congress leader Asha Kumari slapped police woman and in return she gets the same. The issue was noticed by Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur  and he spoke on the issue. He furthers says that investigation will be done. Also the guilty will be punished.

Rahul Gandhi's HP visit

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on HP visit today

Rahul Gandhi’s HP visit: Congress President Rahul will visit Himachal Pradesh today. According to information, Rahul will conduct meeting with District and block President in Shimla. As well as the discussions regarding losing of Vidhan Sabha elections. According to information Rahul Gandhi will reach at 11 a.m. The security has been tightened. Rahul will stay

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur held press conference in Shimla

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur held press conference in Shimla. Newly elected Himachal CM Jairam Thakur held a press conference in Shimla. He thanked media and voters of Himachal Pradesh. Law and order situation in region will be strengthened he said. Himachal Pradesh is suffering from tough situations. Himachal’s development will be our priority. Center’s policies

Gudia Rape Case

Gudia Rape Case: Hearing today in Shimla local court

In Gudia Rape Case, hearing will be held today in Shimla local court. Court deferred the hearing last day. A 16-year-old girl, posthumously nicknamed ‘Gudia’ was raped and murdered on 4 July in Kotkhai. The Himachal Pradesh police found her body in Halalia forest on 6 July, after her parents reported her missing.The CBI arrested Himachal

BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP

Virbhadra accepts Congress’ defeat in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday accepted the Congress party’s defeat in the state assembly elections. “I own responsibility for my party’s defeat,” he told reporters here. He was categorical in accepting the mandate by saying: “It’s the people’s decision to make one victorious. This is their right.” Six-time Chief Minister, Singh, who won his Arki

Three prisoners escape from Shimla jail

Three prisoners escape from Shimla jail: Three under trial Nepali nationals lodged in Shimla’s Model Central Jail Kanda escaped by jumping the compounding wall in the early hours of Wednesday. Director general of police (DGP) Somesh Goyal told that all barriers have been alerted, and search is underway to nab them. So far, no action has been

Like father, like son – Vikramaditya sailing through tough politics

Being a politician in today’s politics is not easy and it seems a sure shot winning where your father had ruled a constituency as a Chief Minister.  That’s what Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has done for his 27-year-old son Vikramaditya, who will contest from the Shimla (Rural) constituency — from where his father was elected CM six