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Two light intensity quakes occur in Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur, Chamba

A quake of 3.2 on the Richter scale occurred at Bilaspur, while one of 2.7 intensity rattled Chamba for the second day
A quake of 2.7 magnitude was reported in Chamba district on Friday, too.(Representational photo)
A quake of 2.7 magnitude was reported in Chamba district on Friday, too.(Representational photo)
Published on Oct 24, 2020 03:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByHT Correspondent

Annual Manimahesh Yatra comes to symbolic end with priests performing rituals, taking holy dip

Last year, more than 3 lakh people had visited the holy lake in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district, but this time the number was not more than 100 amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Manimahesh Lake with Mount Kailash in the backdrop. Manimahesh Yatra, which began on August 12, was held symbolically this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Pilgrims trek to the oval-shaped lake at a height of 13,500ft to catch a glimpse of Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva, and offer prayers.(Ht file photo)
Manimahesh Lake with Mount Kailash in the backdrop. Manimahesh Yatra, which began on August 12, was held symbolically this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Pilgrims trek to the oval-shaped lake at a height of 13,500ft to catch a glimpse of Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva, and offer prayers.(Ht file photo)
Published on Aug 26, 2020 04:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByHT Correspondent, Dharamshala

Series of quakes jolts Chamba again

The region was earlier rattled by nine quakes within three hours on last Friday
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Updated on Mar 30, 2020 10:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByHT Correspondent

Avalanche warning in five districts of Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority on Wednesday issued an avalanche warning for five districts in the state. Avalanches may occur in Kullu, Shimla, Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur and Chamba districts between 5pm on January 15 and 5pm on January 16, an official of said.
A leopard relaxing on a sunny day at Kufri zoo on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
A leopard relaxing on a sunny day at Kufri zoo on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
Published on Jan 15, 2020 10:00 PM IST
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Himachal freezes in sub-zero temperatures, Keylong coldest at -14.3°C; more snow, rain next week

Heavy snowfall is likely to occur at some places in Shimla, Kinnaur, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba districts and part of Mandi, Kangra and Sirmaur districts from January 13
Icicles hanging from the roof of a building in Shimla. Snow can still be seen in several areas of Shimla such as the Mall Road, the Ridge, US Club and Jakhu hills after this week’s heavy snowfall.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Icicles hanging from the roof of a building in Shimla. Snow can still be seen in several areas of Shimla such as the Mall Road, the Ridge, US Club and Jakhu hills after this week’s heavy snowfall.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Updated on Jan 11, 2020 11:37 AM IST
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HP registers 17.3% increase in gross revenue collection

Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said Himachal Pradesh has registered an increase of ₹538.51 crore gross revenue collections during the current year fiscal year till December 2019 as compared to revenue collection till December 2018, thereby registering an increase of 17.
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Published on Jan 05, 2020 09:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Shimla

130 crore allocated to protect endangered snow leopard in Himachal

The project to protect the 200 or so snow leopards in Himachal begins in 2019 and will be completed by 2024.
The project will be implemented in tribal districts Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Pangi in Chamba district.(HT File)
The project will be implemented in tribal districts Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Pangi in Chamba district.(HT File)
Published on Sep 19, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByNavneet Rathore, Shimla

Two pilgrims dead, seven hurt as SUV falls into gorge in Himachal’s Chamba

The injured - Raj Kumar, Kulbir Singh, Surjit Pal, Kali Das, Raman Kumar, Amit Kumar and Jonu Kumar - were being treated at the Chamba district hospital.
Two pilgrims died and seven others were injured when the Scorpio car in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in the Chamba district(Getty Images(Representative Image))
Two pilgrims died and seven others were injured when the Scorpio car in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in the Chamba district(Getty Images(Representative Image))
Published on Aug 23, 2019 02:06 PM IST
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Remote Pangi Valley bustles with faunal diversity

Census by state wildlife wing in Sechu Tuan Nalla sanctuary last month finds rare species of Himalayan brown bear, snow leopard, musk deer, long tailed marmot, red fox and Royle’s pika apart from 50 species of birds
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 10:54 PM IST
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Himachal Pradesh winter beats 25-year records

Snowfall in the state was heavy during the fourth spell from January 24 to January 26. Kothi in Lahaul Spiti recorded the highest 88 centimetres of snow.
Himachal Pradesh's famed tourist place Shimla in Kullu district witnessed a fresh spell of snow, taking the temperature to minus on Wednesday.(ANI)
Himachal Pradesh's famed tourist place Shimla in Kullu district witnessed a fresh spell of snow, taking the temperature to minus on Wednesday.(ANI)
Published on Mar 02, 2019 07:41 AM IST
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Frequent tremors in HP not a precursor to major quake, say experts

IMD, the nodal agency of Government of India that monitors earthquakes activities, does not report the earthquakes of magnitude below 4.0
A seismic monitoring device recording the magnitude of earthquake.(HT FILE PHOTO)
A seismic monitoring device recording the magnitude of earthquake.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 26, 2018 10:54 PM IST
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Mild earthquake hits Himachal’s Chamba district

This is the fourth quake in the state in the last 12 days.
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Updated on Jun 26, 2018 12:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByHT Correspondent, Dharamshala

Forest fires wreak havoc in Chamba, deputy ranger dies trying to douse flames

Deputy ranger, Ashok Kumar, was a resident of Pukhri in Chamba district.He was leading a seven-member team in dousing a fire raging in Bengla forest at Jot on Tuesday evening.
Ten districts of Himachal, except Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti, have been affected by forest fires this summer.(HT/REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Ten districts of Himachal, except Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti, have been affected by forest fires this summer.(HT/REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on May 31, 2018 04:24 PM IST
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