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Dry weather forecast for Himachal Pradesh

By : Mohan Verma South-west monsoon was passing through weak phase in the north-western Himalayan region as Indian Meteorological Department forecasts mainly dry weather for next three days. Dr. Manmohan Singh, Director of Met office Shimla told media that monsoon was confined to north-eastern states are currently in weak phase are likely to take atleast

Dharamshala and Mandi to have all women police stations

By : Arvind Sharma The Himachal Pradesh government on Friday decided to set up all-women police stations in Dharamshala and Mandi towns, to curb crimes against women. Earlier only Dharamshala was in a row to have one after Shimla. The state cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, has decided to open all women

BJP leader demands resignation of Himachal transport minister

By : Mohan Verma BJP leader and former transport minister, Thakur Mahender Singh, has demanded resignation of the transport minister, G.S. Bali in the wake of a series of accidents, the highest number in the tenure of any transport minister in the history of Himachal Pradesh. He said Mr. Bali should take moral responsibility of

Unemployment figures piles up to 10.12 lakh in Himachal

By : Mohan Verma Unemployment and under-employment continues to be the major area of concern before the successive government in this hill state, which also reflect dismal performance on the key front as its figure of unemployed people piled up to 10,12,602 in finical year 2013-14, compared to 8,61,314 of corresponding year 2012-13, data circulated

IMD warns of heavy rainfall in Himachal

By : Mohan Verma Indian Meteorological Department had warned some parts of Himachal Pradesh to be lashed with heavy south-west monsoon showers. Shimla Met. office director Manmohan Singh said that as low pressure area is over northern parts of Odisha and adjoining Chattisgarh, is likely to bring heavy rainfall at isolated places in low and

High court rejects plea to modify compensation in Beas tragedy

By : Mohan Verma Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday rejected the plea of the Hyderabad-based engineering institute to modify its order of slapping interim compensation of Rs. 2,50,000 to each to the families of 24 students who were washed away in the Beas river last month. High Court division bench comprising of Chief Justice

Himachal High Court directed state government to submit status report till June 24 : Beas tragedy

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh yesterday directed the state government to file status report till June 24 on the steps taken by the authorities on the inquiry report submitted by the Inquiry Officer i.e. Divisional Commissioner, Mandi over Beas tragedy, where 24 B.Tech. students of VNR Vigyan Jyoti Institute of Engineering & Technology, Hyderabad

Three more bodies fished out : Beas tragedy

By : Mohan Verma After roaming in the dark, rescue agency on Thursday fished out three more bodies of VNR Jyoti Hyderabad engineering college students in the silted mighty Beas river, recovering total 12 deceased from the water. It is still a tough task as number of deceased students and a tour operator are still

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

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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