Shimla News

Leopard cub sneaks into Shimla, rescued

Although catching hold of the cub was not an easy task for the officials as it kept shifting spots underneath the parked cars, the eyewitnesses said.

Low-intensity earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district

The magnitude 3 earthquake was recorded at 9:11 am, but there was no loss of life or property.

IAF ramps up rescue operations in Kullu, inducts more choppers

With the induction of these choppers the total number of IAF air assets in Kullu are now five. These include one MI-17 helicopter, two Advanced Light Helicopters and two Cheetah helicopters.

Three days of sunshine, but no respite for Kullu-Manali

Deputy Commissioner Kullu Yunus Khan told The Indian Express that while 74 persons were airlifted pn Thursday, another 350 were rescued through road by using Rohtan tunnel and seven were rescued by the Mountaineering Institute team, he said.

Shimla: Three couples among 13 dead as jeep falls into gorge

A police team led by Jubbal Station House Officer and Swara police post in-charge reached the site shortly after getting information about the accident. The team rescued three injured people and sent them to Rohru hospital but they died, Jamwal added.

Shimla: Will take up issue of Dharamshala bench with High Court, CM tells House

After BJP MLA (Nurpur) Rakesh Pathania raised this issue in the House, under Rule 63, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that earlier governments had also sent a proposal to the Centre, suggesting the setting up of a circuit bench at Dharamshala.

HP to impart training to Speakers, secys from seven state assemblies

The scheme to introduce constituency level e-Vidhan Management System has also been completed in the state. Currently the work is underway to digitalise the state Vidhan Sabha library.

Shimla: Vajpayee statue to be installed at Ridge, Rohtang Tunnel be named after former PM

Describing Vajpayee a multi-faceted personality, the resolution said that apart from being a statesman, he was an outstanding orator, a poet and a passionate journalist.

‘Atal ji understood Himachal’s problems… thinking of naming Rohtang Tunnel after him’

It was in 2006 that he visited Prini last. He had ceased to be Prime Minister. We all had lined-up to see him off to Delhi. He shook hands with then CM Virbhadra Singh.

Four CMs to meet, discuss ways to combat drug menace in states

CM Thakur will have detailed discussions with Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Uttrakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat, for a consensus on how best to deal with illegal peddlers.

At Shimla mental rehab for two years, Mysore woman set to return home

The woman was found abandoned by the police in Kangra in 2016 and was brought to the hospital as patient. Padma speaks only Kannada.

Himachal: Truckers’ strike hits apple producers, mandis wear a deserted look

Already coping-up with hostile climatic conditions, the apple producers in Himachal Pradesh, suffered a fresh blow in the lean crop season due to truckers strike, called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) on July 20, adversely affected the transportation of fruits.