Give jawans shoot at sight orders: Wife of Sukma martyr

Saturday, April 29, 2017


Mandi (Himachal Pradesh): The wife of a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, who lost his life in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, on Friday demanded that paramilitary personnel be given shoot at sight orders to tackle left wing extremism. Kiren, the wife of late CRPF personnel Surender, told ANI that the government …

Discounted tickets for flights between Shimla and Delhi booked till June

Friday, April 28, 2017


Within a day of its debut flight between Shimla and Delhi, the discounted Rs 2,036-tickets under a government scheme subsidising air travel on short sectors had been booked on the route till June. The non-subsidised seats currently available were priced between Rs 5,300 and Rs 19,080, according to the website of Air India, whose subsidy, …

Want to see ‘Hawai Chappals’ in ‘Hawai Jahaz’: PM Modi

Thursday, April 27, 2017


Shimla: In a bid to boost air travel between smaller cities by making flights far more affordable for “tier 2” and smaller towns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he wants to see people who wear hawai chappal (flip flops) in a hawai jahaz (airplane). Prime Minister Modi was addressing a public rally at …

New Rippon Hospital complex in Shimla inaugurated by CM Virbhadra Singh

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


A new complex of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in Shimla is now open for the public. The new Rippon hospital complex was inaugurated by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on April 26, 2017.The new hospital complex is constructed with a budget of Rs. 35 crore. The new complex has a capacity to accommodate 135 beds. ALSO READ: India, …

‘Sex-racket’ busted, 1 held

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Dharamsala: A man was arrested after an alleged sex racket was busted in McLeod Ganj in Himachal Pradesh, police said today. According to Kangra police, some persons were running the flesh trade in a hotel. SP Kangra S Gandhi said, “in continuance of the Mecleod Ganj case related to immoral trafficking, the main accused was …

Virbhadra Singh’s wife moves plea against CBI in DA case

Monday, April 24, 2017


An application was filed on behalf of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s wife Pratibha Singh alleging that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) didn’t follow proper procedure while filing the charge sheet in connection with the disproportionate assets case the former is involved with. Pratibha’s counsel argued whether witnesses and documents that were collected …

HP govt issues notification on ban on use of red/amber/blue beacons

Saturday, April 22, 2017


Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government today issued an official notification, prohibiting the use of red/amber/blue light on all vehicles barring those belonging to a few high dignitaries, a step aimed to end the VIP culture in the state. “In pursuance of the powers conferred under clause (iii) of proviso of sub-rule (l) of Rule 108 …

More than 50 students hospitalized after suspected food poisoning in Jaypee University in HP

Friday, April 21, 2017


Suspected food poisoning at Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) in Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, caused a serious trouble when as many as 50 students had to be hospitalised on Thursday night. The students were rushed to Indira Gandhi Medical College & Hospital (IGMC), Shimla in two university buses. Some students were also taken to …

Thousands of fish found dead in Mandi’s Rewalsar Lake

Thursday, April 20, 2017


Mandi: In an unfortunate incident, thousands of fishes were found dead in Rewalsar Lake of Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi. Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Balh in Mandi has deputed teams to take the fishes from the lake and shift them in nearby rivers and rivulets. Instructions have given to increase oxygen in the lake. All the dead …

Himachal: Death toll rises to 45 after bus falls into Shimla’s Tons river

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


Shimla: The death toll climbed to 45 after a bus fell into Tons river in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Sub-Divisional Magistrate Pratyush Singh told media that the rescue team has not been able to reach the site as it is too deep. There were more than 50 passengers in the bus. The rescue team …

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