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Beas tragedy is a murder of 24 innocent young citizens : Shanta Kumar

By : Arvind Sharma “The Beas river tragedy in Himachal is not an accident, but a murder of 24 innocent young citizens,” said Member parliament/Sr. BJP leader Mr. Shanta Kumar at Dharamshala on Wednesday. Replying to the queries of the media about Tharot (Pandoh) accident, Mr. Shanta said that though this killing was not intentional,

Earthquake in Kangra valley

By : Mohan Verma The Kangra valley including Dharamshala, Palampur besides Chamba and Holi areas of Himachal Pradesh received tremor shocks late Tuesday night for few seconds, which measured 4.2 on the Richter scale. Dr. Susheel Kumar Head Geophysics Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology at Dehradun told that the tremor was experienced at 11:01 P.M.

Two bodies recovered in Pandoh Dam, 15 others missing

By : Mohan Verma With the recovery of two more bodies of the Engineering students of VNR Vignana Jyoti Institute Hyderabad, the total number of the bodies extricated so far has gone up to ten. Fifteen bodies are yet to be retrieved – fourteen students and one tour operator. One of the bodies has been

South-west monsoon may advance in Himachal : IMD

By : Mohan Verma Indian Meteorological Department yesterday said that south-west monsoon system may advance, following increasing of humidity level as pre-monsoon showers were lashing many parts of the state. Recent inclement weather conditions owing to cyclonic conditions in the north-west Himalayan and now pre-monsoon showers have increased the sudden humidity level which was nearly

2 dead 13 injured in HRTC bus mishap : Shimla

By : Mohan Verma 2 died and 13 others sustained injuries when Shimla bound state transport bus rolled down at Kathyana under Akhru gram panchayat near Dhami in Shimla district this morning, police sources confirmed. Shimla-Kathyana HRTC bus carrying 20 passengers on board was about to set its journey at 0730 hours today when it

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13 tourists killed, 50 injured in Sirmaur bus mishap : Himachal Pradesh

By : Mohan Verma As many as 13 tourists were killed and 50 others were injured when a private bus skidded off the road and fell down into a 110 meter deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district last evening, police said. Majority of the tourists were from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The bus carried around

Mansoor Ahmad Mir elevates to Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court

By : Mohan Verma The Acting Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir will take oath of the Office of the Chief Justice of the High Court Himachal Pradesh on June 18 at 1700 hours in the Raj bhawan. He will be administered the oath of Office by the Governor

HC slams Himachal government showing discontentment over its reply

Himachal Pradesh High Court slammed Himachal Pradesh government over its reply filed before it into public interest litigation registered as ‘Suo Moto’ petition initiated by the court on media reports after washing of 24 students from VNR Jyoti Institute of Engineering, Hyderabad in the Beas river on June 8, 2014, recently. The Division bench of

Effort by Umang Foundation to provide free education to students with visual and other disabilities

Umang Foundation has urged the Himachal Pradesh government to provide free education to all students with visual and other disabilities at college and university level. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Ajai Srivastava, Chairman of the Foundation, reminded him that the government had made specific commitments to provide free education to the disabled in

Rescuers move search operation to Pandoh dam : Mandi

The rescuers deployed a side-scan sonar in Mandi on Sunday but they failed to recover bodies of the 16 engineering students and one tour operator, who were drowned by the gushing waters of the Beas in Himachal Pradesh. The side-scan sonar can scan the riverbed and take pictures, also failed to trace bodies even after

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