After lab reports confirm H5N1 virus led to death of over 2,500 migratory birds at Pong Dam in a week, strict curbs, including fine of ₹50,000, imposed in adjoining Fatehpur, Dehra, Jawali and Indora sub divisions.
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 01:05 AM IST
Lioness Akira, who had been brought last year from the Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden at Junagadh in Gujarat with lion Himal, gave birth on Sunday morning
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 04:53 PM IST
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Says the issue was hanging fire for 10 years due to the laid back attitude of state officials.
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 12:33 AM IST
As many as 205 more people tested positive, taking the state’s cumulative tally to 22,264
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 10:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times/Shimla | HT Correspondent, Shimla
205 patients recovered, taking the total recoveries to 18,179
Updated on Oct 29, 2020 12:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
Burying the hatchet, senior Congress leaders in Kangra on Friday resolved to fight against the ‘discrimination being meted out to Kangra district under the BJP regime’. Prominent attendees were former minister GS Bali and his bête noir Sudhir Sharma.
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 12:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | Naresh K Thakur, Dharamashala
Two people died on the spot and one was seriously injured when the car they were travelling in veered off the road and crashed into a roadside tree in Kangra
Published on Aug 17, 2020 11:31 PM IST
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Under the legacy case resolution scheme, the government will only levy a 10% settlement fee and if nothing is due the pending case will be settled on the basis of a settlement application
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 07:24 AM IST
State Met dept advises authorities to be prepared in Chamba, Kullu, Mandi and Kangra as it issues an Orange warning, which is of heavy to very-heavy rain; spell to continue till April 2
Updated on Mar 30, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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All the 17 samples, including the six who came in direct contact of the three Covid-19 patients in Himachal Pradesh, those were tested on Sunday came out negative, state health authorities said. Till date, the health authorities have tested 196 samples in the state, of which, 193 were negative and only three positive.
Updated on Mar 29, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The 32-year-old man was tested positive for Covid-19 on March 20, a day after he returned from Singapore. Now, the state has only one Covid-19 case.
Updated on Mar 28, 2020 08:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dharmshala | Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
He said that the district food and civil supplies controller concerned should ensure that flour mills provide uninterrupted services.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 08:21 PM IST
Several localities in the town did not get the supplies as goods carriers transporting essential commodities were allegedly not allowed to enter territorial limits of Kangra district by the police.
Published on Mar 25, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Mandi district comprising 10 assembly segment witnessed the maximum number of violation with 16 people booked for not adhering to Section 144 of the CrPC.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 06:41 PM IST
FIR’s were registered against 15 people in Kangra district which was followed by Mandi district where 11 violators were booked.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 09:19 PM IST
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Private transport remained off roads and markets were closed
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 05:48 PM IST
Men-Tsee-Khang, the Tibetan Medical And Astro Institute, clarifies it never claimed the pill, Rimsung Rilbu, had properties to prevent contagious diseases
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 10:23 PM IST
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A maximum of 22 people are under watch in Kangra district followed by 17 in Shimla and 12 in Solan, says state health minister
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 04:21 PM IST
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Kangra senior superintendent of police Vimukt Ranjan said some people entered the private land of one Kulwant Singh and started felling Khair trees at night. The landowner, however, rushed to the spot with another villager Suresh Thakur, a former panchayat representative, and also informed the forest officials
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 11:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
With the new ruling, the tribunal has settled the issue of jurisdiction
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 12:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Shailee Dogra, Mohali
Sources in the police department said that during interrogation, Chaudhary revealed that he had helped candidates in the written examinations conducted for the recruitment of forest guard and jail warder too
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 05:37 PM IST
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Updated on Nov 16, 2019 12:56 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh Police Recruitment Board declared the result of a written exam for the post of constable on Friday. Of the 38,214 candidates that appeared, approximately 32% women and 33% men were able to clear the test. A total of 12, 705 candidates qualified in the written test against 1,063 posts.
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 10:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | , ShimlaNavneet Rathore
Kangra superintendent of police (SP) Vimukt Ranjan said that among the youth, who were arrested for attempting to take the exams in proxy, some were found to be in possession of high-tech devices for the purpose of cheating in the test.
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 11:55 PM IST
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Police said Li Thwang’s glider crash-landed in a forest at Dharmani hill near the remote Multhan village in Chhota Bhangal area of Baijnath sub-division in the district.
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 02:54 PM IST
Dharamshala | HT Correspondent
In an order passed in response to a written petition filed by a resident of Dharamshala, the high court has directed the Kangra deputy commissioner to inspect the area and file a status report by the next hearing.
Published on May 30, 2019 11:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | HT Correspondent
“Special facilities will be provided to voters who are more than 100-year-old at polling booths,” said chief election officer (CEO) Devesh Kumar.
Published on May 04, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, SHIMLA |Navneet Rathore
Preliminary enquiry revealed that Kumar was apparently suffering from depression, the officer said. He was undergoing treatment at a government hospital in Kangra.
Updated on Apr 04, 2019 03:58 PM IST
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Two Himachal polling booths differ in topography, but share similar plight
Accessibility is the one giant problem facing both Bara-Bhagal as well as Kuther polling booths of Himachal Pradesh. One has to trek for three days to reach BaraBhangal, while Kuther, an island in Pong Lake, is accessible only by crossing the dam water on locally made boats.
Published on Mar 18, 2019 02:13 PM IST
The pilot identified as Max Kent McGowan was marooned for nearly 40 hours before being rescued by a helicopter borne rescue team around 11:45 am.
Updated on Mar 12, 2019 08:03 PM IST
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