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Avalanche warning for some areas in HP

Chandigarh – Higher reaches the state received fresh snowfall whereas lower areas experienced rainfall even as a medium danger avalanche warning was issued for some avalanche-prone districts of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.…

BJP, Cong to hold meetings before counting

Shimla – the BJP and Congress parties will hold meetings before counting of votes is held on December 18. Leader of Opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal has convened a meeting of all candidates in Bilaspur whereas Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh…

Fisherman drowns in Pong Lake

Fatehpur – A fisherman is feared to have drowned after his boat capsized in Pong Lake. The police have launched a search operation.

Three injured as bus turns turtle

Nalagarh – Three persons were injured, one of them critically, when an HRTC bus turned turtle near Gambar Pul. The mishap occurred when the bus on its way from Nalagarh to Jainagar skidded off the road and fell into roadside fields.

Snowfall, rains add to chill across Himachal

Shimla – Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in lower areas brought the temperature down across Himachal making it chillier. Widespread rains were reported from most places while tribal areas and higher reaches received snow.

NGT slaps Rs 10 Lakh fine on Solan-based hotel

The National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh for causing environmental pollution and degrading the ecology and ordered demolition of an illegally constructed portion of a hotel at Solan in Himachal Pradesh.

Six Killed due to landslide in Rampur

Rampur – Six persons were killed when a vehicle rolled down into a gorge due to landslide in Nirmand area of Kullu district. The deceased, including a woman and a child, are yet to be identified. The mishap is believed to have occurred late…

Rain, snowfall likely in Himachal

Shimla - The mercury is likely to drop in Himachal Pradesh with heavy rain and snowfall predicted in parts of the state next week. The local MeT office said heavy rain and snowfall are likely on December 11 and 12 and the wet spell may…

HC seeks report on illegal hotels in Dharamshala

Shimla – Himachal High Court has sought details about illegal hotels running in Dharamshala area within a week. The court has directed Pollution Control Board officials at Dharamshala to inspect these hotels and submit a report on December…

Two Killed as Car Falls Into Gorge

Chamba – Two persons were killed as a car they were traveling in fell into a gorge on Chamba-Patahnkot national highway. The deceased have been identified as Satpal and Sanjeev. The mishap occurred when driver suddenly lost control over the…

Six Killed as Tempo Falls Into Gorge

Sundernagar- Six of a marriage party were killed when a Tempo Traveller they were traveling in fell into a gorge near Kango. Seven other were injured in the mishap that occurred when marriage party was returning to Ambala in Haryana from…

Police arrests Kanda Jail fugitives

Shimla- In a major breakthrough; Himachal police have arrested all three Kanda jail fugitives from Sairi forest near Solan. They had escaped from jail on Tuesday night

All set for ODI cricket match at Dharamshala

Dharamshala – All preparations have been put in place for Ist One Day International cricket match scheduled to be held between India and Sri Lanka teams on December 10. Both the teams had practice sessions at HPCA cricket ground

Rains in Himachal bring down temperature

Shimla - Rains lashed several parts of Himachal bringing the mercury down by several notches, even as the weatherman forecast similar conditions for tomorrow. Higher reaches also received snowfall.