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American filmmaker Maria Finitzo talks about issues of immigration, adolescence, equality and resilience as seen in her new documentary about a soccer team

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Koffee With Karan Season 5: Bloody hell Kangana Ranaut, you are too good for any celebrity chat show!

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Anupam Kher and Mahesh Bhatt have made it to the Top 200 Richtopia list of most influential authors in the world.

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A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies.

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Scientists have created an origami-inspired, lightweight bulletproof shield that can protect law enforcement officials from gunfire.

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The discussions will be held around strengthening and deepening digital connectivity between India and participating countries.

Shimla News

Virbhadra Rally; CM taunts colleagues: ‘They run party from cozy rooms,  I work among the masses’
Virbhadra Rally; CM taunts colleagues: ‘They run party from cozy rooms, I work among the masses’

“Sarkar aur sangathan dono alag alag hai. Sarkar apna kaam kar rahi hai, sangathan apna. Lekin sangathan bandh kamre main khichdi pakaa raha hai, aur main janta ke beech jaakar kaam kar raha hoon.”

Himachal Pradesh: Need sensitive approach to tackle drug abuse issue says DGP
Himachal Pradesh: Need sensitive approach to tackle drug abuse issue says DGP

Kumar expressed concern over the rising traffic accidents. He directed the police to adopt a more rationalised approach in identifying accident-prone spots

Finally, Himachal Pradesh to have tigers at Renuka 
Finally, Himachal Pradesh to have tigers at Renuka 

“We are in the process of designing the new enclosures for the tigers as per guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) and making other arrangements…”

Singapore govt to invest Rs 2,500 cr on ‘Smart Hill Town’ in Himachal
Singapore govt to invest Rs 2,500 cr on ‘Smart Hill Town’ in Himachal

The Himachal government, which has given its nod to the project, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore government on February 27.

Shimla: Nigerian held with heroin worth Rs 4 crore
Shimla: Nigerian held with heroin worth Rs 4 crore

As part of the drive, the police arrested a Nigerian national, Okechiku, 34, who was nabbed from New Delhi by a police party led by Manikaran police post in-charge Dhaya Ram.

‘Change of guard in Himachal Pradesh Police in due course’
‘Change of guard in Himachal Pradesh Police in due course’

A 1985-batch IPS officer, Kumar was appointed as the DGP in 2014 after B Kamal Kumar retired.

Himachal Pradesh Forest Corporation in a fix over loan without state approval
Himachal Pradesh Forest Corporation in a fix over loan without state approval

Highly placed sources said the loan, at 14 per cent interest, was raised from Kangra Coop Bank to disburse payments to some chosen contractors, who had been pressing for their dues to be cleared.

No irregularity in land allotment to Ramdev trust, says CM Virbhadra Singh
No irregularity in land allotment to Ramdev trust, says CM Virbhadra Singh

The High Court had stayed government action at the facility on a petition filed by Patanjali Yogpeeth, days after the government sent police to take possession of the land.

BMW hit-and-run: Clear-cut murder, alleges Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh
BMW hit-and-run: Clear-cut murder, alleges Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh

Virbhadra said it was only after the police was informed about the true facts that the investigations were taken-up in a right prospective as before ‘they tried to completely cover-up the case’.

Himachal Pradesh: CBI should probe Solan varsity, says CPI(M) leader
Himachal Pradesh: CBI should probe Solan varsity, says CPI(M) leader

Tikender Singh Panwar urged the High Court to take suo motu notice of the murky happenings at the university

Not a professional politician, but a social worker: HP CM Virbhadra Singh
Not a professional politician, but a social worker: HP CM Virbhadra Singh

“I am not a professional politician and never wanted to step in to politics but late PM Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi gave me the responsibility to serve the people of Himachal Pradesh”

Crackdown on drug mafia in Himachal: Five properties attached
Crackdown on drug mafia in Himachal: Five properties attached

Nurpur sub-division has been mainly under focus for detection of crime related to drug peddling and illegal smuggling of liquor in the areas bordering Punjab.

Himachal CM Virbhadra proposes son’s name for Shimla Rural constituency
Himachal CM Virbhadra proposes son’s name for Shimla Rural constituency

The CM’s close soures, however, did not rule out Nahan as third choice to pin down BJP’s former minister Dr Rajeev Bindal, whom Virbhadra had often targeted for being an outsider.

Himachal Pradesh: 24 Bhutan nationals injured in bus accident
Himachal Pradesh: 24 Bhutan nationals injured in bus accident

According to sources, there was no casualty as the bus hit a tree after falling into the gorge, stopping the vehicle from rolling further down.

Dharamshala is 2nd capital of Himachal Pradesh
Dharamshala is 2nd capital of Himachal Pradesh

The announcement comes in less than 24 hours after the CM had hinted at a function that the government was actively considering a proposal to make Dharamshala as Himchal’s winter capital.

Himachal temple to have 1,600 kg butter idol
Himachal temple to have 1,600 kg butter idol

The idol, being prepared by using ‘desi ghee’ after purification with holy water 101 times by temple priests, will be open for the public early Sunday morning, temple official Pawan Badyal told media.

Himachal shivers, more snow in store
Himachal shivers, more snow in store

“There are chances of heavy snowfall at isolated places in mid and high hills from January 15 to 16,” meteorological office director Manmohan Singh told media.

Himachal: Missing bodies of two NIT Hamirpur students found in Mandi
Himachal: Missing bodies of two NIT Hamirpur students found in Mandi

The rescue teams to search the missing NIT students from Hamirpur left from Jhinjhalli area for Shikari Devi temple.

Heavy snowfall in Shimla paralyses life, hits power, water supply
Heavy snowfall in Shimla paralyses life, hits power, water supply

A huge influx of tourists during the day further added to the chaos with traffic jams due to haphazard driving and skidding of vehicles.

Shimla sees heavy snowfall in decades, leaves town paralysed
Shimla sees heavy snowfall in decades, leaves town paralysed

In Shimla, certain areas like the Mall Road, the Ridge, the US Club and Jakhu hills had accumulated more than a foot of snow, according to the Met office.

Himachal Pradesh cabinet clears takeover of heritage ‘Bantony Castle’
Himachal Pradesh cabinet clears takeover of heritage ‘Bantony Castle’

Will turn into cultural centre, city museum.

Himachal Pradesh school education board goes ‘cashless’
Himachal Pradesh school education board goes ‘cashless’

Book sellers have been asked to accept the payments through digital mode as many of them were facing cash crunch after demonetisation drive.

GS Bali appointed Uttarakhand poll observer for Congress
GS Bali appointed Uttarakhand poll observer for Congress

In a communication received from AICC general secretary Madhusudan Mistry, Bali’s appointment has been approved by Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Shimla: Naldehra golf course to get Rs 10-crore facelift
Shimla: Naldehra golf course to get Rs 10-crore facelift

The golf course at Naldehra was established in 1905 by the then Viceroy of India Lord Curzon.

Himachal: Sukhu echoes Bali on unemployment allowance
Himachal: Sukhu echoes Bali on unemployment allowance

Sukhu said Saturday he would take up the issue with the CM and ask him to make provision in next year’s budget to roll out the scheme.

To ring in the New Year, tourists throng Shimla
To ring in the New Year, tourists throng Shimla

Hotels full, roads choked as unexpected arrivals put the hill station on its toes.

New Year eve rush in Shimla: Driven by snow charm, tourists make a beeline
New Year eve rush in Shimla: Driven by snow charm, tourists make a beeline

Shimla may get snow on Dec 31: MeT forecast

White Christmas after 25 years in Shimla
White Christmas after 25 years in Shimla

As per records, Shimla witnessed snowfall on Christmas the last time in 1991.

Himachal Pradesh becomes 6th state to attain 100 % Aadhaar saturation: Reports
Himachal Pradesh becomes 6th state to attain 100 % Aadhaar saturation: Reports

In this small hill state Aadhaar numbers have been generated for 72, 52,880 residents.

Cold wave intensifies in Himachal Pradesh, thick fog engulfs towns
Cold wave intensifies in Himachal Pradesh, thick fog engulfs towns

Thick ground frost occurred in higher hills, official said. Bhuntar recorded minimum temperature at 2.8 degrees Celsius while Solan and Sundernagar shivered at 5 degrees Celsius, followed by Shimla (5.9).