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Sale of poultry, fish banned in four sub divisions of Kangra district to control bird flu spread

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.
Wildlife and animal husbandry department officials conducting the post-mortem of the migratory birds at Pong Dam wetland.(HT Photo)
Wildlife and animal husbandry department officials conducting the post-mortem of the migratory birds at Pong Dam wetland.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 01:05 AM IST
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2 cubs born to Asiatic lion pair in Kangra’s Dhauladhar Zoo

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
Asiatic lions at Dhauladhar Nature Park in Kangra.(Sourced)
Asiatic lions at Dhauladhar Nature Park in Kangra.(Sourced)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 04:53 PM IST
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Anurag Thakur blames Himachal officials for delay in setting up Central University campus

Says the issue was hanging fire for 10 years due to the laid back attitude of state officials.
Union minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur urged the chief minister to convene a meeting with the officials concerned and direct them to expedite the process.(HT File Photo)
Union minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur urged the chief minister to convene a meeting with the officials concerned and direct them to expedite the process.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 12:33 AM IST
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Eight succumb to Covid in Himachal

As many as 205 more people tested positive, taking the state’s cumulative tally to 22,264
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Updated on Nov 01, 2020 10:35 PM IST
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2 deaths, 332 cases reported in Himachal

205 patients recovered, taking the total recoveries to 18,179
Updated on Oct 29, 2020 12:29 AM IST
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Kangra Cong leaders bury the hatchet; draw up plan to corner govt

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.
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Updated on Aug 23, 2020 12:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamashala

3 killed, 2 injured in separate road accidents in Himachal

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
An apple laden truck rolled down a deep gorge near Charabra on the NH-5 in Shimla on Monday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
An apple laden truck rolled down a deep gorge near Charabra on the NH-5 in Shimla on Monday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
Published on Aug 17, 2020 11:31 PM IST
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Himachal tax officials directed to dispose of all pending legacy cases

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
In Kangra alone there are around 17,000 cases pending for disposal and assessment.(Representative Image)
In Kangra alone there are around 17,000 cases pending for disposal and assessment.(Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 07:24 AM IST
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Heavy snow, rain forecastfrom today in Himachal

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
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Updated on Mar 30, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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All 17 samples in HP test negative for Covid-19

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.
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Updated on Mar 29, 2020 10:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Kangra man tests negative for Covid-19 in second report

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.
Since March 10, as many as 802 people have returned to their home in Kangra district from abroad and 9,800 from other states.(Birbal Sharma/ht)
Since March 10, as many as 802 people have returned to their home in Kangra district from abroad and 9,800 from other states.(Birbal Sharma/ht)
Updated on Mar 28, 2020 08:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharmshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Coronavirus: Maintain steady supply of essential commodities, says Jai Ram

He said that the district food and civil supplies controller concerned should ensure that flour mills provide uninterrupted services.
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presiding over a meeting with of senior officials to review availability of essential commodities at fair price shops in state(HT photo)
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presiding over a meeting with of senior officials to review availability of essential commodities at fair price shops in state(HT photo)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 08:21 PM IST
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Coronavirus: Supply of essential items hampered in Kangra

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.
Supply of essential items like milk, bread and vegetables in other districts including Una, Hamirpur, Chamba and Mandi was smooth.(HT Photo)
Supply of essential items like milk, bread and vegetables in other districts including Una, Hamirpur, Chamba and Mandi was smooth.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 25, 2020 06:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Coronavirus: 39 booked for violating curfew orders in HP

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.
Five violators each were booked in Kullu and Shimla districts.(Birbal Sharma)
Five violators each were booked in Kullu and Shimla districts.(Birbal Sharma)
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 06:41 PM IST
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Coronavirus: 43 booked for violating prohibitory orders in HP

FIR’s were registered against 15 people in Kangra district which was followed by Mandi district where 11 violators were booked.
Police personnel patrolling in Mandi town on Tuesday.(Birbal Sharma/HT)
Police personnel patrolling in Mandi town on Tuesday.(Birbal Sharma/HT)
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 09:19 PM IST
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Coronavirus: Police watch as people defy Kangra lockdown

Private transport remained off roads and markets were closed
The government on Sunday ordered a lockdown in Kangra district where two persons tested positive for Coronavirus in preliminary tests.(HT Photo)
The government on Sunday ordered a lockdown in Kangra district where two persons tested positive for Coronavirus in preliminary tests.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 05:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Sale of Tibetan ‘coronavirus cure pill’ stopped on Himachal govt’s directive

Men-Tsee-Khang, the Tibetan Medical And Astro Institute, clarifies it never claimed the pill, Rimsung Rilbu, had properties to prevent contagious diseases
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Updated on Feb 21, 2020 10:23 PM IST
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75 under watch for coronavirus in Himachal

A maximum of 22 people are under watch in Kangra district followed by 17 in Shimla and 12 in Solan, says state health minister
An overview of Dharamshala, the district headquarters of Kangra, which is among the towns declared vulnerable along with McLeodganj, Palampur and Bir village near Baijnath. A large number of foreign tourists visit these centres.(Ht file photo)
An overview of Dharamshala, the district headquarters of Kangra, which is among the towns declared vulnerable along with McLeodganj, Palampur and Bir village near Baijnath. A large number of foreign tourists visit these centres.(Ht file photo)
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 04:21 PM IST
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Three injured after mafia opens fire at forest officials, villagers

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
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Updated on Feb 05, 2020 11:18 PM IST
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Claim can be filed in place where insurance firm runs business: Mohali accident tribunal

With the new ruling, the tribunal has settled the issue of jurisdiction
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Updated on Jan 15, 2020 12:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByShailee Dogra, Mohali

HP police constable exam scam: Kingpin admits to involvement in other recruitment tests

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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Two smugglers arrested with leopard hide in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur

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Updated on Nov 16, 2019 12:56 PM IST
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HP Police recruitment: 32% women, 33% men clear test

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.
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Updated on Sep 14, 2019 10:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByNavneet Rathore, Shimla

Six arrested at police recruitment exam in Kangra

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.
Kangra police on Sunday arrested six youth posing as aspirants for the Himachal Pradesh police constable recruitment exam.
Kangra police on Sunday arrested six youth posing as aspirants for the Himachal Pradesh police constable recruitment exam.
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 11:55 PM IST
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Singapore paraglider goes missing in Himachal’s Kangra

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.
Baijnath’s sub-divisional Magistrate Rameshwar Das said a search operation is on to find the missing pilot.(Shyam Sharma/HT Photo/ Representative image)
Baijnath’s sub-divisional Magistrate Rameshwar Das said a search operation is on to find the missing pilot.(Shyam Sharma/HT Photo/ Representative image)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 02:54 PM IST
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Remove encroachments on Triund: Himachal Pradesh High Court

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.
Triund is one of the most popular tourist destinations located in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.(HT File Photo)
Triund is one of the most popular tourist destinations located in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.(HT File Photo)
Published on May 30, 2019 11:47 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC to greet HP centenarian voters with roses on poll day

“Special facilities will be provided to voters who are more than 100-year-old at polling booths,” said chief election officer (CEO) Devesh Kumar.
The list of the centenarian voters also includes the name of 102 year-old Shyam Saran Negi of Kinnaur, who is said to be the first person to cast his vote in independent India on October 25, 1951.(HT Photo)
The list of the centenarian voters also includes the name of 102 year-old Shyam Saran Negi of Kinnaur, who is said to be the first person to cast his vote in independent India on October 25, 1951.(HT Photo)
Published on May 04, 2019 11:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, SHIMLA | ByNavneet Rathore

45-year-old Delhi Police ASI commits suicide by jumping in front of metro train

Preliminary enquiry revealed that Kumar was apparently suffering from depression, the officer said. He was undergoing treatment at a government hospital in Kangra.
45-year-old Delhi Police ASI commits suicide by jumping in front of metro train. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
45-year-old Delhi Police ASI commits suicide by jumping in front of metro train. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
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.
Once a beautiful village in Kangra, Kuther was submerged after construction of Pong Dam. The people affected by the dam were promised rehabilitation in Rajasthan but that never happened.(HT Photo)
Once a beautiful village in Kangra, Kuther was submerged after construction of Pong Dam. The people affected by the dam were promised rehabilitation in Rajasthan but that never happened.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 18, 2019 02:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

US paraglider pilot stuck in Dhauladhar mountains rescued

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.
Image for representation.(AFP file photo)
Image for representation.(AFP file photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2019 08:03 PM IST
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