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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.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

44 villages in Himachal Pradesh developed under PM Adarsh gram yojna: Minister

These villages have been equipped with all modern amenities, required for growth and development, he said during a regional conference of Ministers of Social welfare of Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttrakhand, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh at Chandigarh.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Heavy snowfall and rains in several parts of Himachal Pradesh

The entire tribal belt of Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur, Pangi and Bharmaur and upper areas of Shimla, Kullu and Sirmaur were cut off from rest of the state while mid and higher hills today received second heavy snowfall of the season and the lower hills experienced widespread rains.

Jan 16, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Himachal sees 26 percent deficit rainfall

 The southwest monsoon has remained 26 per cent deficit so far in Himachal Pradesh, with five out of 12 districts witnessing less than normal rainfall, the weather bureau said on Friday.

Jul 22, 2016, 12:35 PM IST

Man blinded first, beaten badly in Bihar

A man was blinded and badly beaten up allegedly by his rivals in a Bihar village in a fight for supremacy, police said on Saturday.

Jan 16, 2016, 14:14 PM IST

Manali wrapped up in white blanket again

Himachal Pradesh`s popular tourist resort Manali and its nearby places on Thursday got another spell of snowfall, giving them a picturesque look.

Dec 17, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Heavy rains lash Himachal, over 200 interior roads blocked

 Heavy rains lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh including Kangra, Sirmaur, Mandi and Shimla districts, triggering landslides due to which over 200 roads were blocked.

Aug 12, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Engineering student drowns in Himachal Pradesh

 An engineering student today drowned in a nullah at Kala Amb in Sirmaur district, about 28 km from here, police said.

Jul 29, 2015, 21:16 PM IST
Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

In good news for MBA aspirants, the government Wednesday cleared the proposal for the setting up of six new IIMs in the country, which will start offering courses from the coming academic session itself.

Jun 24, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Heatwave continues in Himachal Pradesh

The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to reel under an intense heat wave on Monday, with temperatures recording two to three degrees above the season`s average.

May 25, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

May 18, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack in MP, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

May 18, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

School student killed, 33 injured in Himachal accident

A six-year old girl student was killed and 33 students of a private school were injured on Tuesday when a bus driven by the school principal rolled down a 130-feet gorge in Himachal Pradesh`s Sirmaur district, police said.

Mar 03, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

Snowfall in some parts of Himachal Pradesh

Some parts of Himachal Pradesh like Shimla, Kinnaur, Kufri and Sirmaur witnessed the first snowfall of the year 2015.

Jan 03, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
Himachal wants monkeys off its back

Himachal wants monkeys off its back

With the exploding monkey population in Himachal Pradesh posing a major challenge to its human population, it is being now debated whether to allow their select culling or translocation and, if nothing works out, exporting them out of the state.

Nov 20, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Cloudburst wreaks havoc in HP`s Sirmaur district

Normal life was disrupted after a cloudburst wreaked havoc in Shambhuwala area of Sirmaur district on Thursday even as heavy rains lashed several parts of the state triggering landslides and blocking of link roads.

Aug 07, 2014, 23:23 PM IST

Monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh today

The southwest monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh with chances of moderate to heavy rainfall from July 1-3.

Jul 01, 2014, 08:05 AM IST

17 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal

At least 17 people were killed Monday when their overloaded mini-bus rolled down a 400-feet deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh`s Sirmaur district, officials said.

Apr 07, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

Govt school teacher booked for raping 14-year-old student

A teacher of a government school in Shillai area of Sirmaur district was on Saturday booked for allegedly raping a 14-year-old student, police said.

Jan 04, 2014, 22:16 PM IST

Bus falls into deep gorge in Himachal`s Sirmaur, 21 killed

At least 15 people were killed and several others injured when a bus rolled down a 600-feet deep gorge near Ransua-Jabrog village in Sirmaur district Friday morning.

Sep 27, 2013, 11:04 AM IST