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Himachal Pradesh News

Heavy rains trigger landslides in parts of Himachal Pradesh
Heavy rains trigger landslides in parts of Himachal Pradesh

A landslide at Chhetri blocked the Kaza-Keylong highway in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district stranding many people for several hours. Landslides also occurred in Sirmaur, Shimla and Mandi districts.

Narendra Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal on October 3
Narendra Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal on October 3

AIIMS Bilaspur is another milestone in the list of achievements of the National Democratic Alliance government in the health sector, an official statement quoted Nadda as saying.

Mild quake hits Chamba in Himachal

A mild quake was recorded on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh`s Chamba region.

Himachal Pradesh HC fixes timeline for bio-metric attendance in offices
Himachal Pradesh HC fixes timeline for bio-metric attendance in offices

Expressing concerns over lethargy on part of officials of Panchayati Raj Institutions, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state to increase their accountability by installing bio-metric attendance system in all government offices.

Charred body of tourist found in Himachal Pradesh cave

On receiving information about the incident, officials of the district headquarter Reckong Peo rushed a rescue team to the spot.

VVPAT will be used in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections: Election Commission
VVPAT will be used in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections: Election Commission

The assembly polls are due in the state later this year and the EC is expected to announce the dates by end of this month or the beginning of October.

Himachal Pradesh HC gives CBI two weeks to complete Kotkhai rape case probe

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday gave the CBI two weeks to conclude the probe in the Kotkhai rape and murder case of a teenager, and the custodial death of an accused, while voicing concern over the slow pace of investigation.

Massive landslide near Shimla buries six vehicles
Massive landslide near Shimla buries six vehicles

The area has been witnessing heavy rainfall for the past three days.

Kotkhai rape custodial death: Himachal Pradesh IGP, 7 cops brought to CBI HQ

The Class X student had gone missing on July 4 and her naked body was recovered from Haliala forests in Kotkhai on July 6.

Himachal Pradesh: Two dead, 25 injured as bus overturns in Dalhouise
Himachal Pradesh: Two dead, 25 injured as bus overturns in Dalhouise

At least two persons died when a bus overturned in Chamba district's Dalhouise area in Himachal Pradesh, on Wednesday.

Kothai rape-murder case: CBI arrests Himachal Pradesh IGP, 7 cops for custodial death of accused
Kothai rape-murder case: CBI arrests Himachal Pradesh IGP, 7 cops for custodial death of accused

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Himachal Pradesh IGP Zahur Zaidi and seven other policemen in connection with Kotkhai rape suspect Surat Singh's custodial death case.

Himachal Pradesh High Court directs CBI to solve Shimla rape case at the earliest
Himachal Pradesh High Court directs CBI to solve Shimla rape case at the earliest

The High Court has directed the CBI to complete the case at the earliest and gave two weeks time to probe panel.

Two mild quakes hit Chamba in Himachal Pradesh

Two mild quakes were recorded simultaneously on Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said.

Himachal Pradesh: 3 dead, 4 injured after bus falls into gorge in Kullu
Himachal Pradesh: 3 dead, 4 injured after bus falls into gorge in Kullu

The incident took place in Kullu's Mashnu Nallah.

Himachal mudslide: Rescue operations continue, one still missing

Rescuers on Monday resumed search operations for the second day in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district where a massive mudslide swallowed a 150m stretch of road burying three homes, two buses and a bike and leaving 46 dead.

46 dead in Himachal mudslide, almost all bodies recovered
46 dead in Himachal mudslide, almost all bodies recovered

At least 46 people were killed in a massive mudslide that swallowed a 150 metre stretch of road, and buried homes, two buses and vehicles in Himachal Pradesh`s Mandi district on Sunday, officials said.

17 dead, over 25 missing in Himachal mudslide
17 dead, over 25 missing in Himachal mudslide

Seventeen bodies were recovered and five injured rescued after a day-long operation, Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kadam told reporters at the spot.

Himachal Govt, local Congress must provide full assistance: Rahul Gandhi on Mandi landslide
Himachal Govt, local Congress must provide full assistance: Rahul Gandhi on Mandi landslide

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who visited the site, said that rescue operations are underway and relief announcement will be done by the Government soon.

Heavy rain likely in Himachal Pradesh

A government official said the Satluj, Beas and Yamuna rivers and their tributaries have been in spate in Kinnaur, Shimla, Kullu, Mandi, Bilaspur and Sirmaur districts.

Opposition leaders indulging in character assassination: HP CM Virbhadra Singh
Opposition leaders indulging in character assassination: HP CM Virbhadra Singh

The appointment to higher posts should be through elections only and as per the constitution of the Congress.

Three killed as heavy rains trigger landslides in Himachal Pradesh

The local MeT office has warned of heavy rains in mid and lower hills from August 7 to August 9 and predicted wet spell in the region for the next six days.

Two pilgrims killed, 22 injured in road accident

Two women pilgrims were killed and 22 others injured, seven of them seriously, in a head on collision between a truck and a mini-truck near Nangal village in Sirsa on Rupnagar-Nangal road here on Saturday, police said.

Landslide blocks Shimla-Kalka National Highway, hundreds of vehicles stranded
Landslide blocks Shimla-Kalka National Highway, hundreds of vehicles stranded

The people in Shimla, Solan and upper areas remained without newspapers, milk, vegetables and bread as the supplies did not reach.

Building collapses in Shimla, one killed; 7-8 people feared to be trapped
Building collapses in Shimla, one killed; 7-8 people feared to be trapped

Heavy rains are believed to be the cause of the building's collapse.

Heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh; several roads, houses damaged

Three vehicles, including three tractors, were washed away and several roads and huts were damaged as heavy rains lashed Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, officials said.

Law and order situation worsening in Himachal Pradesh: BJP MP Anurag Thakur

Due to the failure of government and police in handling the Shimla case, the public has lost faith in the state machinery and is resorting to protests.

HP TET 2017: Online application process begins today; last date is August 20
HP TET 2017: Online application process begins today; last date is August 20

The Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test, conducted for recruitment of various categories of teachers, is organised and managed by the Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education.

Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2017 (HP TET 2017 Exam) – Schedule released; complete details here
Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2017 (HP TET 2017 Exam) – Schedule released; complete details here

Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test Examination 2017 will be held in September.

ISIS-linked terrorist sentenced to 5-yr rigorous imprisonment

On completion of investigation., the charge sheet was filed on June 12. The court held the accused guilty on July 19

Disproportionate case: Nine accused move application before CBI court
Disproportionate case: Nine accused move application before CBI court

The high court had earlier rejected a plea seeking quashing of proceedings registered by the Enforcement Directorate under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).