Himachal Pradesh News

Security tightened at Shimla Railway Station in Himachal Pradesh amid terror threats, high alert sounded

Security tightened at Shimla Railway Station in Himachal Pradesh amid terror threats, high alert sounded

According to news agency ANI, the authorities had received threats from terror organizations earlier this month naming temples and railway stations, including the Shimla railway station. In a bid to

Nov 23, 2021, 07:40 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh bypoll defeat 'timely alert', not my govt's final assessment: CM Jairam Thakur

Himachal Pradesh bypoll defeat 'timely alert', not my govt's final assessment: CM Jairam Thakur

In the recently held bypolls in Himachal Pradesh, the BJP lost in the Arki, Fatehpur and the Jubbal-Kotkhai assembly seats, and also in the Lok Sabha seat in Mandi.

Nov 21, 2021, 17:13 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh bypolls: Setback to BJP, Congress wins all three assembly seats

Himachal Pradesh bypolls: Setback to BJP, Congress wins all three assembly seats

The Congress retained Fatehpur and Arki Assembly seats while it wrested Jubbal-Kotkhai seat from the BJP.

Nov 02, 2021, 16:16 PM IST
Massive fire breaks out in Himachal Pradesh’s Malana village, 15 houses gutted

Massive fire breaks out in Himachal Pradesh’s Malana village, 15 houses gutted

The fire started at around 1.30 a.m. and the highly inflammable wooden houses and stored dry grass caught fire in Malana village. 

Oct 27, 2021, 10:52 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh-Uttarakhand tragedy: Army recovers bodies of 5 trekkers, rescues 2

Himachal Pradesh-Uttarakhand tragedy: Army recovers bodies of 5 trekkers, rescues 2

"A team of 11 trekkers is missing at Lamkhaga Pass between Uttarakhand to Himachal Pradesh. Search and rescue operation will be conducted tomorrow after heli-survey done today," DGP Kumar said. 

Oct 22, 2021, 08:02 AM IST
17 trekkers missing in Himachal Pradesh, search operation on, say police

17 trekkers missing in Himachal Pradesh, search operation on, say police

The trekkers had left Harshil in adjoining Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi for Chitkul in HP's Kinnaur on October 14, but they reportedly went missing during inclement weather from October 17 to 19 in

Oct 21, 2021, 07:32 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh: One dead, 14 wounded in bus-truck collision inside Aut tunnel

Himachal Pradesh: One dead, 14 wounded in bus-truck collision inside Aut tunnel

A Punjab roadways bus was on its way to Manali and the truck was returning from Manali side when they collided inside Aut tunnel. 

Oct 15, 2021, 06:27 AM IST
COVID-19: Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur fully vaccinates its entire target population

COVID-19: Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur fully vaccinates its entire target population

As per the administration, Kinnaur is the first district in the country to vaccinate its 100% eligible population. 

Oct 14, 2021, 10:54 AM IST
Multi-storey building collapses in Shimla due to landslide, horrific visuals go viral

Multi-storey building collapses in Shimla due to landslide, horrific visuals go viral

"A multi-storey building collapsed at Kachi Ghati area of Himachal Pradesh`s Shimla district on Thursday evening, no loss of life was reported. A probe has been ordered by the government to look into

Oct 01, 2021, 08:51 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh unlock: Schools for Classes 9-12 to reopen from September 27

Himachal Pradesh unlock: Schools for Classes 9-12 to reopen from September 27

In Himachal Pradesh, students of classes 10 and 12 will attend schools on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, while students of standard 9 and 11 will have physical classes on Thursday, Friday and

Sep 24, 2021, 16:23 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh: Landslides in Kinnaur, Shimla following heavy rains

Himachal Pradesh: Landslides in Kinnaur, Shimla following heavy rains

The road has been blocked in the area due to landslides and the restoration work is underway. The authorities said that no casualties have been reported yet. 

Sep 24, 2021, 14:14 PM IST
President Kovind addresses special Himachal Pradesh Assembly session; salutes state's soldiers

President Kovind addresses special Himachal Pradesh Assembly session; salutes state's soldiers

The president was addressing a special one-hour session of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly here to mark the golden jubilee of its statehood.

Sep 17, 2021, 15:00 PM IST
Warning for tourists! 22 link roads, 3 Highways blocked in Himachal Pradesh

Warning for tourists! 22 link roads, 3 Highways blocked in Himachal Pradesh

The three highways that were blocked included NH-5 in Kinnaur district, NH-305 in Kullu district and NH-003 in Lahaul Spiti.

Sep 13, 2021, 16:48 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh MLA Surender Shourie, 6 others including children wounded in road accident

Himachal Pradesh MLA Surender Shourie, 6 others including children wounded in road accident

Banjar MLA Surender Shourie’s vehicle fell into a ditch when he was returning from the Balu Panjo festival. 

Sep 11, 2021, 16:12 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi praises Himachal Pradesh for administering first dose of vaccines to 100% population

PM Narendra Modi praises Himachal Pradesh for administering first dose of vaccines to 100% population

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur, who was present in the virtual conference, said that the state has made significant progress in administering the first dose of vaccines to 100% population, adding

Sep 06, 2021, 13:15 PM IST
Schools in Himachal Pradesh to remain closed till Sept 4, check other state cabinet decisions

Schools in Himachal Pradesh to remain closed till Sept 4, check other state cabinet decisions

The Himachal government has also decided to fill up 4,000 posts of different categories of teachers including 820 posts of drawing teachers and 870 posts of physical education teacher posts in the

Aug 25, 2021, 11:25 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Teachers Recruitment 2021: Vacancies announced for 4000 posts, check details here

Himachal Pradesh Teachers Recruitment 2021: Vacancies announced for 4000 posts, check details here

HP government has decided to fill up 4000 teacher posts. 2640 posts for Elementary Education Department and 1360 posts for Higher Education Department.

Aug 25, 2021, 00:04 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh: 35 injured in bus-truck collision in Solan

Himachal Pradesh: 35 injured in bus-truck collision in Solan

The incident took place near Jabli-Dharampur around 11.30 am, when the truck with three persons hit the rear end of the bus carrying 32 passengers.

Aug 22, 2021, 14:52 PM IST
Landslide reported in Himachal Pradesh near Khalini road, no casualties reported

Landslide reported in Himachal Pradesh near Khalini road, no casualties reported

District administration has deployed the forest team and NHAI team on the spot, and no casualties have been reported till now.

Aug 22, 2021, 14:43 PM IST
Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates and lays foundation stones of 14 developmental projects worth Rs. 40 crore

Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates and lays foundation stones of 14 developmental projects worth Rs. 40 crore

At the event, CM Jai Ram Thakur said that the present government in the state has ensured equitable and balanced development of the state during the last about three and a half years.

Aug 22, 2021, 07:12 AM IST