By HT Correspondent | Shimla
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2019 05:00 PM IST
Ten men escaped but the rest were trapped in the mound of snow. One of them, identified as havaldar Rakesh Kumar from Bilaspur, was rescued but he succumbed to his injuries in the civil hospital in Pooh.
By HT Correspondent | Shimla, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:29 PM IST
The ITBP patrolling party had tried to alert army men fixing water pipes near Namgia Dogri post when they were hit by the avalanche.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 06:01 PM IST
Ten personnel were able to rush to safety but the five army men were trapped in the mound of snow after the avalanche was triggered by fierce snow blizzards in the area.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 12:47 PM IST
A team of about 150 people, including Army and ITBP personnel, is searching for the trapped jawans, along with the police. The search was called off for the night on Wednesday.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Rescue operation by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and district police is underway.
By Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2019 05:04 PM IST
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold the Computer Based Examination for GD (General Duty) constable recruitment from February 11 to March 11, 2019.
By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2019 07:18 AM IST
Delhi high court on Thursday struck down the provisions which fixed 57 years as the age of retirement for officers below the rank of commandants of three of the Central and Allied Police Forces (CAPFs).
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 06:16 PM IST
Dhirendra Gunjyal, senior superintendent of police, Champawat said around 18 men were in the vehicle that was taking the Khima Devi’s body for cremation from Mirtoli village in Barakot to Rameshwar Ghat.
By Asian News International | Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir)
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 05:32 PM IST
The ITBP is a specialised mountain force -- most of whose officers and men are trained mountaineers and skiers -- and guards the border from Ladakh’s Karakoram Pass to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh.
By Deep Joshi | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 09:45 AM IST
India is continuously strengthening its defence weaponry but is equally mindful of the welfare of its defence personnel, PM Narendra Modi said on Wednesday as he celebrated Diwali with army and ITBP personnel at a border outpost in Uttarakhand close to the China border.
By Press Trust of India | Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand)
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel in the icy terrain near the India-China border, saying their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights is enabling the strength of the nation.
By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 07:57 PM IST
Heavy snowfall has damaged 33 kilowatt electricity line from Thirot power station to Karga, hence interrupting electricity supply to the villages including district headquarter Keylong.
By Ranjit Gupta | Hindustan Times, Shivpuri (MP)
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2018 01:41 PM IST
A police official said families of six persons have approached them saying their kin is missing but the search teams could not find a single body. He added that the rescue ops will continue.
By Neeraj Santoshi | Hindustan Times, Nainital
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Expressing concern over the death of wild animals in vehicle hits, the Uttarakhand high court has directed the state government to prescribe a maximum speed of 40 km per hour for motorists on national and state highways passing through national parks and protected forests to avoid accidents
By Sandeep Rawat | Hindustan Times, Haridwar
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2018 10:12 PM IST
This is the first incident of violence during the Kanwar pilgrimage this year.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 03:11 PM IST
Out of the total 54,953 vacancies advertised by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the maximum are for the country’s largest paramilitary force-- the CRPF at 21,566 posts.
By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 07:23 AM IST
The Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police have noticed a drop in incursions from the Chinese side, particularly after the informal summit between PM Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping at Wuhan.
By Ritesh Mishra and S Kareemuddin | Raipur/Bastar
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 11:42 PM IST
The constables, Manish Kumar, Nagendra Bhagor and Prabhu Dayal allegedly molested the girls when they were returning from a practice session on Tuesday evening
By Deep Joshi | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Chief minister on Saturday launched the mission to rejuvenate Rispana, the once gurgling river that passed through Dehradun
By Deep Joshi | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:25 PM IST
Aiming to check forced migration from border villages in Uttarakhand, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police that guards the Indo-China border will soon launch a “slew of schemes” to boost the locals’ income and curb forced migration
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gauchar (chamoli)
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2018 09:43 PM IST
Six people were critically injured when a bus carrying 22 pilgrims from Rajasthan collided with a truck coming from opposite direction near the ITBP campus at Gauchar in Chamoli district on Saturday
By Shishir Gupta | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 03:06 PM IST
The Indian Army says it is instead ready to consider merging 46 battalions of Assam Rifles with the regular army for deployment in the eastern Ladakh sector.
By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Raipur
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 08:54 PM IST
There were 20 women and 13 minors among the surrendered Maoists.