Kangra News

After two decades, steam engine train’s commercial run on Kangra Valley line

Railways is trying to bring back the steam engines into service for special tourist runs like this.

White-rumped vultures make a comeback in Kangra

Vulture's decline was attributed to the use of diclofenac drug which was later banned.


A Travel Show with a personal touch

A spontaneous, soul searching trip to the Himalayas by two travel enthusiasts is now a show on television.

Modi to address 3 rallies on Oct 29

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address three rallies in Himachal Pradesh on October 29.

Rahul’s rally in Jaisinghpur turns out to be damp squib

Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Jaisinghpur — a BJP stronghold,as the party had won from the area for the last 15 years — turned out to be a damp squib.

HP bans sand mining for 3 months

Himachal Pradesh today imposed a three-month ban on sand mining in the state — especially the border districts of Solan,Una,Kangra and Sirmaur — and gave sweeping powers to the district police and deputy commissioners to crack down on the mafia.


Varsity allows ragging convicts to complete course

All four medical students who have undergone four years’ imprisonment in the Aman Kachroo ragging-death case are set to return to Dr Rajendra Prasad Medical College Tanda at Kangra to complete their course

Himachal govt forges pvt tie-up for strawberry

Himachal Pradesh is looking at the strawberry as a fancy alternative to the apple in the future.

Rebels gear up to give nightmares

The battle lines have been drawn for sevral multi-cornered contests with 459 candidates remaining in the field for 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly going to polls on November 4.

Party rebels refuse to withdraw from polls

Party rebels are all set to give a tough time to Congress and BJP in the November 4 elections as veterans,sitting MLAs and even a close relative of PCC president Virbhadra Singh on Saturday refused to take back their nominations on the last date of withdrawals.