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Kachroo ragging case: Convicts may return to college


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The four medical college students convicted of ragging to death their junior, Aman Kachroo, in Himachal Pradesh may soon return to the classroom.The state government freed the ... 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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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a 300-feet deep gorge in Chamba ... Read more...

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2,000 new cancer cases in Himachal in last one year


April 5th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) More than 2,000 new cases of cancer have been reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past one year, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Thursday."As many ... 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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Ragging accused sent to judicial custody


August 6th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) Three students of an engineering college in Himachal Pradesh arrested for ragging newcomers were sent to judicial custody for three days by a local court, police ... Read more...

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Three students held for ragging in Himachal


August 4th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Three students of an engineering college in Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh were arrested Thursday for ragging, police said.Avinash Chaudhary, Ankush Kumar and Abhinav Thakur, all ... Read more...

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41 persons killed in two Himachal road accidents


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chamba (HP), Mar 3 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Police on Thursday confirmed that around forty-one people, including 32 members of a marriage party, were killed and seven others were injured in two separate ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging death: Convict moves high court


December 1st, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) Three weeks after a Dharamsala court held four senior medical students guilty and sentenced them to four years' rigorous imprisonment in the Aman Kachru ragging-to-death case, one of ... Read more...

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Super-speciality hospital to come up in Himachal


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad will lay the foundation stone of a super-speciality hospital in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, a state minister ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging death: Guilty get four years’ rigorous imprisonment (Roundup)


November 11th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 11 (IANS) Over a year and a half after medical student Aman Kachru died of injuries suffered during ragging, a court here Thursday held his four seniors guilty ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging: Guilty get four years’ rigorous imprisonment (Second Lead)


November 11th, 2010 - 5:58 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 rigorous ... 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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Four convicted in Aman Kachru ragged-to-death case (Lead)


November 11th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 11 (IANS) A court here Thursday held four medical students guilty of ragging to death their junior Aman Kachru in March last year.Ajay Verma, Naveen Verma, Abhinav ... Read more...

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Four students guilty of ragging to death Aman Kachru


November 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 11 (IANS) A fast track court here Thursday convicted four medical students for ragging to death their junior Aman Kachru in 2009.Aman, 19, died March 8 last ... Read more...

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Verdict in Aman Kachru’s ragged-to-death case Thursday


November 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 10 (IANS) The verdict in the ragged-to-death case of medical student Aman Kachru in a Himachal Pradesh college that shook the nation will be pronounced Thursday -- almost two years ... Read more...

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Kachru’s college principal forced to retire a day earlier


November 7th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal GulatiShimla, Nov 7 (IANS) A day before he was to retire officially, the principal of the medical college where Aman Kachru was allegedly ragged to death was sent on compulsory ... Read more...

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Punjab hooch deaths rise to 18


October 29th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Oct 29 (IANS) The number of deaths from consumption of spurious country liquor in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district has gone up to 18, police officials said here Friday.Six more people, including ... Read more...

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Himachal orders probe into blood wastage


October 26th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday ordered a probe into the dumping of 75 units of blood by a government-run medical college in the past couple of months, a ... Read more...

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‘Probe blood wastage by Himachal medical college’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh medical college where student Aman Kachru was allegedly ragged to death is in a controversy again with a Shimla-based NGO alleging the hospital had destroyed ... Read more...

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Two more Himachal students arrested for ragging


August 11th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) Two more students were arrested Wednesday on charges of ragging their juniors in a private professional university in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district, police said. Four students of Manav Bharti ... Read more...

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Four Himachal students booked for ragging


August 10th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 10 (IANS) Four senior students of a private university in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district were Tuesday booked for ragging their juniors, police said, adding that one of them has been ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging case: Prosecution wants to examine father


August 5th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 5 (IANS) The prosecution in the Aman Kachru ragging-to-death case Thursday demanded that the statement of the victim's father Rajendra Kachru should also be recorded. Moving an application in the fast ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging case: Fast track court resumes trial


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 2 (IANS) A fast track court in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday resumed the trial against four medical students, accused of ragging to death first year student Aman Kachru last ... Read more...

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Now, report ragging in Himachal through SMS


July 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) In a move to check ragging-related incidents in educational institutions, the Himachal Pradesh police have extended an SMS facility whereby one can seek police assistance by sending a ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh’s ‘most wanted’ ISI agent killed in Nepal


December 26th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) Listed amongst Uttar Pradesh's "most wanted" outlaws and an alleged ISI agent, Pervez Tanda was gunned down in Nepal, a senior official said here Saturday. Tanda's killing which occurred ... Read more...

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29 killed in Himachal as bus falls into gorge (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 6 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-foot-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district Friday, ... Read more...

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Don’t withdraw paramilitary from Maoist-affected district: Chouhan


September 27th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 27 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the central government not to withdraw the paramilitary forces from the state's Maoist-affected Balaghat district, warning it could ... Read more...

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Bail for two Himachal students charged under anti-ragging law


July 18th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court Saturday granted bail to two students of a college who were arrested for ragging a fresher, police said. "Two students of a government college in ... Read more...

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New ragging case surfaces in HP


July 15th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, July 15 (ANI): A new ragging case surfaced in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday when a post graduate student alleged that he was ragged by some seniors of the college.According to ... Read more...

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Six pilgrims killed in Himachal road accident


June 21st, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) Six people including three women were killed when a truck carrying a group of pilgrims rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district Sunday, police said. "Six passengers, ... Read more...

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Court ruling on ragging must be enforced, says victim’s father


May 9th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Rajender Kachroo, father of ragging victim Aman Kachroo, Saturday said that the Supreme Court ruling to prevent ragging in educational institutions will be useless if not ... Read more...

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Two Himachal schoolchildren face charges under anti-ragging law


May 5th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 5 (IANS) Two students of a high school in Himachal Pradesh have been named in a police case under the new anti-ragging ordinance, which was promulgated after the killing of ... Read more...

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Sanawar school sends seven packing home after ‘clash’ (Lead)


May 3rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), May 3 (IANS) A clash among some students of the prestigious Lawrence School at Sanawar in Kasauli hills of Himachal Pradesh has left 11 of them injured, forcing ... Read more...

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Himachal medical college teacher suspended for sexual harassment


April 14th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) The Rajendra Prasad Medical College in Himachal Pradesh's Tanda town was once again in the news Monday after one of its senior faculty members was suspended on charges ... Read more...

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