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Viral infection hits Himalayan blue sheep in wild


September 20th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) The Himalayan blue sheep or bharal, an important prey of the endangered snow leopard, is under threat in the wild from a highly contagious viral infection ... Read more...

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61 police, paramilitary personnel to get service awards


August 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A total of 61 security personnel will be conferred service medals by President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday on the occasion of the 66th Independence Day.... Read more...

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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 missing as rains pound Uttarakhand, Jammu, Himachal (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Jammu/Manali/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve people have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 missing as rains pound Uttarakhand, Jammu (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Jammu/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve poeple have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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Police, paramilitary athletes fall into dope trap


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six athletes from paramilitary and police forces have tested positive ahead of the 2012 London Olympics and face a ban for one to two years. ... Read more...

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Chinese intrusion: Dhumal writes to Manmohan Singh


March 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing concern over repeated Chinese incursions into Indian territory."Long-range missiles on ... Read more...

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Dhumal warns of Chinese threat after air intrusion (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday hit out at China after two Chinese helicopters reportedly sneaked into Indian airspace.He said he had been ... Read more...

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Suicides in paramilitary forces on the rise


March 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A staggering 119 officers and personnel of the central paramilitary forces committed suicide due to various reasons last year, an increase of around 18 percent ... Read more...

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India, China hold maiden border mechanism talks


March 6th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India and China Tuesday firmed up rules of the newly-minted border mechanism that could include emergency consultations through phone or video-conferencing on issues relating to ... Read more...

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School principal arrested for bribery


February 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) The principal of a Kendriya Vidyalaya school in Shimla district was arrested Thursday on bribery charge, police said here.Kendriya Vidyalaya ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) principal Sudha ... Read more...

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ITBP recover 60 kg explosives in Chhattisgarh


February 12th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has recovered 60 kg of explosives from Rajanandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, an official said here Sunday.The explosives were found Saturday ... Read more...

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Foreign skiers crowd Manali slopes


February 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 6 (IANS) "What a nice ski slope," remarked Canadian skier John Lee. Lee and his friends are skiing on the Solang slopes near this picturesque tourist ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake-affected kids meet Dikshit


January 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of 20 school kids from the September 2011 earthquake-affected areas of Sikkim Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here as part of ... Read more...

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Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold in sub-zero temperatures, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh though mercury dipped in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the ... Read more...

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Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh, where temperatures dipped to minus in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the national flag at ... Read more...

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111 personnel get president’s police medal


January 25th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) On the eve of Republic Day, 111 personnel from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Delhi Police, Border Security Force (BSF) and the Indo-Tibetan Border ... Read more...

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Ten trains to bring paramilitary forces


December 30th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 30 (IANS) Ten special trains have been booked to ferry thousands of paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh for the state elections in Febraury.Special coaches are also been added ... Read more...

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NSG regional hub inaugurated in Hyderabad


December 6th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday inaugurated a regional hub of the elite anti-terror National Security Guard (NSG) here. The hub has come up at a ... Read more...

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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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Huge explosives haul recovered in Maoist hub


November 14th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including 70 kg of ammonium nitrate, has been seized in the Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh-Maharashtra border, an officer said here ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 personnel to join ITBP


October 24th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With 31,800 personnel set to join the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force soon, the troopers stationed at high altitude check posts would get relief, ... Read more...

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633 security personnel killed in one year


October 21st, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 633 police and paramilitary personnel were killed from Sep 1, 2010, to Aug 31 this year. According to a statement from Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Troopers rescue 25 in Sikkim


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 25 people, including four pregnant women, were rescued in quake-hit Sikkim Thursday, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said. "Four pregnant women were ... Read more...

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Quake toll may rise: Home secretary (Lead)


September 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 42 people have died and over 100 have been injured in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked large parts of eastern and northern ... Read more...

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10 bodies recovered from Teesta project: ITBP


September 19th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The bodies of 10 people, all of them believed to be workers at the Teesta hydel power project in quake-hit Sikkim, have been recovered by ... Read more...

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More than 400 rescued in Sikkim: ITBP


September 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 400 people, including 26 tourists, have been rescued in Sikkim after Sunday's 6.8 magnitude earthquake, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said Monday. However, ... Read more...

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ITBP rescues 26 tourists in Sikkim


September 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have rescued 26 tourists, including four children, from the Pegong area of Sikkim which was jolted by a 6.8 richter ... Read more...

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25 dead in earthquake: Home secretary


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 25 people have died and over 100 were injured in the 6.8 Richter earthquake that rocked large parts of northern and eastern India, ... Read more...

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Yoga to curb paramilitary voluntary retirements


September 6th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Yoga classes for better stress management. This is one of the measures introduced by the government to check voluntary retirement from paramilitary forces.Minister of State ... Read more...

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No threat from China: New ITBP chief


September 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) No recent Chinese aggression has taken place on the India-China border and there is no threat from the neighbouring country, Director General of the Indo-Tibetan ... Read more...

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ITBP commando team to leave for Congo


August 5th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The sixth batch of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), comprising 125 members, will be leaving for a UN mission in Congo, an official said Friday.According ... Read more...

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Two killed in Manali cloudburst, five missing (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 21 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and 22 were injured after a cloudburst near this Himachal Pradesh town, an official said here Thursday. Five labourers are still ... Read more...

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Two killed in building collapse (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) Two people were killed and 18 injured when a five-storey building under construction collapsed in Ghaziabad Saturday, police said.The incident occurred in Shalimar Garden area around ... Read more...

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