Accident

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7 Killed, 10 Injured In Tragic Accident In Kullu: Himachal Pradesh

In Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, a tragic accident was reported, which killed seven people, and left 10 seriously injured. The incident which occurred at 12:45 am, on September 26, was confirmed the Kullu Police, who launched a rescue operation and shifted the injured to the Kullu district hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, the deceased was said to be from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Investigation is underway

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 10:27 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, KULLU, accident, RESCUE OPERATION, travellers

Courtesy: India TV News

ECI

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ECI Holds Review Meeting With Political Parties Ahead Of Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections

Review meeting were held by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to discuss the preparedness for the upcoming elections in Himachal Pradesh. The review meetings were held with Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, IG, DIG, CAPF and Nodal officers of 12 districts. “Today we held a meeting with all political parties,” said Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar. 

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 07:25 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: EC, Assembly Polls, Himachal Pradesh, Rally, Political

Courtesy: ANI

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi To Visit Mandi On September 24, Confirms HP CM Thakur

PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Himachal Pradesh and address the youth at Mandi, ahead of the State Assembly elections. On September 9, HP CM Jairam Thakur confirmed PM Modi's visit and said, "I am happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited Himachal Pradesh 7 times." He added, "Now on the 24th of this month." As per PMO, Modi will visit Paddal Ground, Mandi in Himachal Pradesh.

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 - 12:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi, Youth Address, cm jairam thakur

Courtesy: ANI

Rail Car Derails On World Heritage Kalka-Shimla Railway Track

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Rail Car Derails On World Heritage Kalka-Shimla Route; All Passengers Unharmed

A rail car derailed on the World Heritage Kalka-Shimla route at about 11:00 a.m., resulting in the cancellation of two trains' rail services on August 28. A train car traveling from Kalka to Shimla derailed at Shimla between the Tara Devi and Shoghi railway sections. The rail vehicle had eight people, all of whom were declared safe. The cause of the train car disaster has yet to be determined.

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, train, Derails, World Heritage Kalka-Shimla Railway Track, Passengers

Courtesy: Zee News

Anand Sharma

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Anand Sharma Steps Down As Chairman Of Himachal Congress Steering Committee

Anand Sharma, a former union minister, allegedly resigned from his position as Himachal Pradesh Congress' steering committee chairman. Congressman Anand Sharma said that his self-respect is non-negotiable in a letter to Sonia Gandhi, the president of the Congress. Anand Sharma served as a minister in the Indian government's Union Cabinet and was in charge of… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 02:23 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Anand Sharma, quits, Himachal Pradesh, Congress, committee chairman

House Collapse

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House Collapses In Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba; 3 Gone Missing

In Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district, a landslide caused by heavy rains has resulted in the collapsing of a house, on August 20. The incident occurred at around 4:30 am in Chowari tehsil’s Barnet village, and has left three persons missing. A search operation has been initiated to rescue to missing persons. Meanwhile, flash floods occurred in Mandi district, causing water to enter into residents, shops and other buildings.

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 07:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Chamba, landslide, flash floods, House Collapse

Courtesy: ANI

Chakki bridge in Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh's Chakki Bridge In Kangra Falls Due To Torrential Rains

The Chakki bridge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district fell on August 20, according to the Additional District Magistrate. The Mandi area saw flash floods in the early hours of August 20. Except for colleges and ITI, all government and private educational institutions in the Mandi district will be closed on August 20. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy rain in isolated areas of Himachal Pradesh across many… read-more

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 12:23 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Mandi, heavy rains, flash floods, IMD

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Landslide

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Landslide In Himachal Pradesh Kills Woman, Child, 2 Injured

In Himachal Pradesh's Chamba, a woman and her child died and two others were severely injured in a landslide incident on August 17, confirmed disaster management officials. The landslide occurred above Hadsar in Chamba district in the evening.  Furthermore, the injured have been admitted to Bharmour hospital. This is a developing story, more details are awaited.

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 08:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, landslide, accident, Death, Disaster Management

Kalka-Shimla Highway Damage

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Himachal CM Demands Investigation Into Kalka-Shimla Highway Damage Caused By Severe Rains

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on August 12, directed a probe into the damage to a large stretch of Kalka-Shimla Highway in Solan caused by severe rains. He also instructed National Highways Authority of India regional office to file a report. Thakur commented on the damage to the Kalka-Shimla Highway, saying, "A team of engineers has will… read-more

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, CM Jai Ram Thakur, NHAI, investigation, Kalka-Shimla Highway

Courtesy: ANI

Gunshot

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Army Rifleman Shoots Himself Dead In J&K

Rifleman Yogesh Kumar, on duty in the Indian Army, has shot himself dead at Kullian camp in Miran Sahib area. Kumar, a resident of Himachal Pradesh, died on the spot, and was later taken to a hospital for post-mortem. The incident occured in the outskirts of the city. Am investigation into the matter is underway, and further details are awaited.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 01:27 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Suicide, Army, Kullian Camp, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir