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34 killed in Himachal bus accident (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 34 people, including eight women, were killed when a state roadways bus skidded off the road and fell into a 1,000-foot-deep gorge Monday ... Read more...

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Bus with over 30 people falls into Himachal gorge (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot-deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, ... Read more...

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Bus with 30 people falls into Himachal gorge


September 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra ... Read more...

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Five-time Himachal minister dead


September 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress leader and five-time Himachal Pradesh minister Sat Mahajan died early Saturday in New Delhi after a brief illness, family members said. He was 85.Survived by ... Read more...

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Convicts freed early, ragging victim’s father slams system


August 18th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Four medical students who were convicted of ragging Aman Kachroo to death in a Himachal Pradesh college, are out of jail before completing the four-year rigorous ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) A heat wave again gripped parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with temperatures crossing 40 degrees Celsius.State capital Shimla too recorded a high of 30.1 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Himachal towns get snow after 35 years (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Dharamsala, Jan 7 (IANS) For the first time in over 35 years, towns in the sub-tropical zone of Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district had snowfall Saturday, a weather ... Read more...

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Over 200 pilots to take wings in Himachal


October 15th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Over 200 pilots will take wings in the skies of Himachal Pradesh with a weeklong paragliding championship beginning Sunday, an official said Saturday."More than 200 gliders ... Read more...

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21 die of mite disease in Himachal


October 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 21 people have died of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official ... Read more...

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Thousands of devotees throng Himachal temples


September 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of devotees Wednesday thronged prominent temples in Himachal Pradesh to mark the onset of the nine-day long Navratra festival, the holy period of Hindus."Special arrangements ... Read more...

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Expose fake Himachal colleges, court tells CBI (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to reveal names of all educational institutions in the state which secured ... Read more...

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Amar Singh appeases gods in Himachal


July 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) Under attack, Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh is seeking spiritual intervention in the "abode of the gods".Amar Singh, along with ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP MP alleges threat to life (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajan Sushant, who has launched a campaign against his own party over corruption, Sunday sought extra security saying he fears ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP MP fears threat to life


July 10th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajan Sushant, who has launched a campaign against his own party over corruption, Sunday sought extra security, saying he fears ... Read more...

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The flower that paints Himachal red and pink (With Images)


April 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) The hills have turned a flaming red and pink as spring is in the air. The rhododendrons are busy blooming - the first among the floral ... Read more...

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Himachal freezes at sub-zero temperatures


December 11th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 11 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold Saturday, with minimum temperature staying below freezing point in many areas, officials said. Keylong, the headquarters of Lahaul ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging: Guilty get four years’ jail term


November 11th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 11 (IANS) A court here Thursday sent four medical students, found guilty of ragging to death their junior Aman Kachru in March last year, to four years of ... Read more...

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Dharamsala court finds all four guilty in Kachroo murder case


November 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Nov 11 (ANI): A sessions court in Dharamsala on Thursday found all the four accused students guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the murder case of first-year medical ... Read more...

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Dharamsala court to pronounce verdict in Kachroo murder case


November 11th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Nov 11 (ANI): A fast -track court in Dharamshala is expected to deliver its verdict on Thursday in the murder case of first-year medical science student Aman Kachroo.Kachroo, 19, was mercilessly ... Read more...

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70 paragliders to test skills in Himachal skies


November 11th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 11 (IANS) Seventy pilots, including 10 foreigners, will exhibit their skills in the four-day paragliding championship that begins Thursday in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district.All preparations have been completed for the ... Read more...

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Haryana woman held for selling minor girl


October 31st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 31 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police with their Haryana counterparts here Sunday arrested a woman for selling a minor girl, police said.According to police, the woman was identified as Anju ... Read more...

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Himachal exam scam: Police hunt for ‘Munnabhais’


October 21st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) It doesn't happen only in movies! Himachal Pradesh Police have found that more than 200 students in schools across the state cleared their exams ... Read more...

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Himachal revokes ban on para-gliding as CWG ends


October 15th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday revoked the suspension of aero-sports in the state imposed as a security measure for the duration of the Commonwealth Games, bringing ... Read more...

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Himachal wants to start lilium cultivation


September 26th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh would explore the possibility of cultivating lilium as a cash crop in the cold deserts of Lahaul and Spiti. Speaking at the foundation day of the Council ... Read more...

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Indian Military Academy soldiers learn water rescue training


September 24th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiKangra (Himachal Pradesh), Sep.24 (ANI): In a five-day long training camp, twenty-three soldiers of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) learnt water rescue techniques in Pong Reservoir in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra ... Read more...

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Himachal gets relief from heavy rainfall (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) After two days of moderate to heavy showers which led to snapping of road links following landslides, the hills of Himachal Pradesh saw subdued rainfall activity Thursday, ... Read more...

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Some Himachal places may get heavy rains again


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Heavy rainfall is expected again at some places in the hilly Himachal Pradesh though there was some respite from the continuous downpour across the state. "There ... Read more...

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Body of missing paragliding pilot recovered after a year in Himachal Pradesh


July 31st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BhartiPalampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 31 (ANI): The dead body of a Russian paragliding pilot Alexey Ashurov, who had gone missing during a paragliding championship in October 2009, has been recovered ... Read more...

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Bail of Kachru ragging accused cancelled (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday cancelled the bail given by a trial court to four medical college students, accused of ragging to death first year student Aman ... Read more...

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Court cancels bail for Aman Kachru ragging accused (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday cancelled bail given by a trial court to four medical college students accused of ragging to death first year student Aman Kachru ... Read more...

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Aman Kachroo case: Himachal HC cancels bail of all accused


July 28th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, July 28 (ANI): The Himachal High Court on Wednesday cancelled the bail of the four students accused of killing Aman Kachroo at their college campus last year.The accused have been ordered ... Read more...

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Trial court barred from deciding Kachru case accused’s bail (Lead)


July 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Saturday restrained the trial court from passing any order related to bail given to four students of a medical college who ragged their ... Read more...

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48 years after death, soldier’s remains consigned to flames


July 15th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agochar (Himachal Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Forty-eight years after an unsung soldier of the Indian Army was killed in the Sino-Indian war, his mortal remains - found in Arunachal Pradesh this month ... Read more...

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Remains of Indian soldier killed in 1962 war recovered


July 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) The Indian Army has recovered the remains of a soldier who died during the 1962 Indo-China war from Arunchal Pradesh close to the China border, an official said ... Read more...

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‘BJP youth wing chief not insensitive to martyr’


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Saturday dismissed allegations that the party's youth wing's new chief Anurag Thakur was insensitive towards a martyred paramilitary trooper, saying ... Read more...

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