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The crematorium at Kanlog near Shimla that is struggling to cope with double the number of bodies being brought for the last rites as Covid-19 fatalities has seen a rise in the state capital.(Deepak Sansta/HT)

Shimla’s crematorium overwhelmed by Covid-19 deaths

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Stretched to the limit, caretakers say they haven’t been paid in weeks even as the risk of contracting coronavirus has increased
(HT File)
(HT File)

Three dead in Shimla road mishap

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 12:06 AM IST
They were returning home when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it fell into a gorge killing three persons on the spot
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Shimla records highest Covid deaths, govt anticipates rise in cases in winter

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:23 AM IST
Till date, Shimla has recorded 64 deaths, , its fatality rate is almost 3%
A resident of Chaupal in Shimla district, the woman tested positive for Covid-19 on September 18 after which she was referred to the hospital and admitted in the isolation ward.(HT file)
A resident of Chaupal in Shimla district, the woman tested positive for Covid-19 on September 18 after which she was referred to the hospital and admitted in the isolation ward.(HT file)

54-year-old woman dies by suicide in Covid isolation ward of Shimla hospital

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:21 AM IST
Woman was hospitalised after she tested positive on September 18; her son says she was suffering from hypertension also; first case of suicide by Covid patient in hospital in Himachal Pradesh
JEE-Main state topper Sarthak Diwan celebrating with his parents at his home in Shimla on Saturday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
JEE-Main state topper Sarthak Diwan celebrating with his parents at his home in Shimla on Saturday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)

JEE-Main Results: Sarthak Diwan tops in Himachal, says gave up social media to focus

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Sarthak secured a 99.97 percentile while Vanshita stood second with a 99.83 percentile
Solan registered the steepest single-day spike among all 12 districts in the state on Wednesday with 73 new cases. Of them, 39 patients were reported from the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN) industrial belt.(HT file photo)
Solan registered the steepest single-day spike among all 12 districts in the state on Wednesday with 73 new cases. Of them, 39 patients were reported from the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN) industrial belt.(HT file photo)

Solan accounts for a quarter of Himachal’s Covid case load

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondents, Shimla/dharamshala:
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2020 10:17 PM IST
Most patients are industrial workers from district’s towns of Baddi, Barotiwala and Nalagarh
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20 million rural houses got tap water in 2019; total at 51 million

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 04:29 AM IST
India has 189 million rural households, according to the official data. Till August 16, cumulatively over a four-year period, 51 million households, or 27% of the total, were provided with tap water connection under the joint Centre-state Jal Jeevan mission, data analysed by HT shows.
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Coronavirus: Himachal’s blood banks run dry as lockdown keeps donors away

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 10:00 PM IST
The blood bank at IGMC has the capacity to store 250 units of blood. On routine days, the blood availability remains between 200- 250 units.
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Scrub typhus continues to claim maximum lives in HP

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 11:31 PM IST
According to the data available with the department of health and family welfare, this year till October 5, the death toll in the state has been 12, while 9,477 were tested of which 1,148 tested positive.
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‘Virbhadra responding positively to treatment’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The former CM also took to Twitter to thank his followers for good wishes
People push a submerged car in the flood waters of the Beas river in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.(Photo: Birbal Sharma /HT PHOTO.)
People push a submerged car in the flood waters of the Beas river in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.(Photo: Birbal Sharma /HT PHOTO.)

21 killed after heavy rain in Himachal; schools to be shut tomorrow

Hindustan Times, Shimla/Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Three people, including two girls, died in landslide related incidents near the Regional Transport Office (RTO) building in Shimla on Sunday.
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2 killed, 6 injured as bus plunges into gorge in Shimla

Hindustan times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 09:14 PM IST
The incident took place around 90 kilometres from Shimla when the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus was on its way to Khaddar from Chopal, police said
The accident took place in Nankhari’s Dona, about 115km from Shimla, late on Thursday.(Representative image)
The accident took place in Nankhari’s Dona, about 115km from Shimla, late on Thursday.(Representative image)

Four killed, three injured as SUV plunges into gorge in Shimla

Hindustan Times, Himachal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 11:00 AM IST
Shimla superintendent of police Omapati Jamwal said preliminary probe suggested that driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a sharp curve.
“So far, exact cause of the accident is not known,” superintendent of police Omapati Jamwal said, adding that the number of causalities could escalate.(HT Photo)
“So far, exact cause of the accident is not known,” superintendent of police Omapati Jamwal said, adding that the number of causalities could escalate.(HT Photo)

Seven killed, 26 injured in Shimla bus accident

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 11:00 AM IST
The accident occurred near Gajerhi, 42 kilometers from Shimla, on the Theog-Hatkoti national highway.
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