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Sunny Deol tests positive for coronavirus, asks those who recently came in contact with him to get tested as well

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 08:25 AM IST
Sunny Deol had been staying in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh for a while and has now tested positive for the coronavirus. He took to Twitter to share his diagnosis.
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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)
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

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla
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
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Himachal’s Covid tally crosses 20,000

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Dharamshala, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 12:25 AM IST
The death toll mounted to 280 as one more patient succumbed to the virus in Kullu district.
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Jai Ram disburses incentives worth 16L among milk producers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 05:40 PM IST
The CM said the turmeric milk had been developed by the Punjabi University bio-technology department had been patented.
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Police personnel patrolling in Mandi town on Tuesday.(Birbal Sharma/HT)
Police personnel patrolling in Mandi town on Tuesday.(Birbal Sharma/HT)

Coronavirus: 43 booked for violating prohibitory orders in HP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2020 09:19 PM IST
FIR’s were registered against 15 people in Kangra district which was followed by Mandi district where 11 violators were booked.
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Priests taking the palanquin of Lord Raghunath to his temporary abode at Dhalpur as week-long Dussehra festivities kicked off in Kullu on Tuesday.(Aqil Khan)
Priests taking the palanquin of Lord Raghunath to his temporary abode at Dhalpur as week-long Dussehra festivities kicked off in Kullu on Tuesday.(Aqil Khan)

Kullu Dussehra: Police use drones to keep tab on crowds, drug peddlers

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2019 11:07 PM IST
Drones will be hired from a private firm and operate 24X 7 as they have night vision devices: SP
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Four pilgrims were critically injured when a portion of a glacier collapsed and hit them while they were on the Shrikhand Mahadev yatra.(ANI Photo)
Four pilgrims were critically injured when a portion of a glacier collapsed and hit them while they were on the Shrikhand Mahadev yatra.(ANI Photo)

4 pilgrims injured as glacier collapses in Himachal

By Indo Asian News Service | Shimla
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 04:39 PM IST
The landslide owing to heavy rains has blocked routes, forcing authorities to temporarily halt the pilgrimage that began on July 15.
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Banjar sub-divisional magistrate MR Bhardwaj said a total of 44 passengers have lost their lives while over 30 suffered injuries in the accident that took place on Thursday evening when an overloaded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot-deep gorge in Kullu district.(Aqil Khan /Hindustan Times)
Banjar sub-divisional magistrate MR Bhardwaj said a total of 44 passengers have lost their lives while over 30 suffered injuries in the accident that took place on Thursday evening when an overloaded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot-deep gorge in Kullu district.(Aqil Khan /Hindustan Times)

Death toll in Kullu bus accident reaches 44

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2019 10:34 PM IST
While 20 injured are being treated at regional hospital in Kullu, 11 critically injured have been referred to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh for treatment.
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Rescue teams led by Banjar sub-divisional magistrate MR Bhardwaj rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to the hospital with the help of local villagers.(PTI)
Rescue teams led by Banjar sub-divisional magistrate MR Bhardwaj rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to the hospital with the help of local villagers.(PTI)

43 die in Himachal’s Kullu as bus skids off road, plunges into 500-ft gorge

By Naresh K Thakur | Hindustan Times, Dharamsala
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 11:34 PM IST
Local police said many of the victims were school and college who were going back home to nearby villages.
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The private bus fell into the over 500-metre-deep nullah near the Dhoth Morh in Banjar tehsil of the district, Kullu Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri said.
The private bus fell into the over 500-metre-deep nullah near the Dhoth Morh in Banjar tehsil of the district, Kullu Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri said.

32 dead, 30 injured as bus falls in gorge in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh

By Naresh K Thakur | Dharamshala
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 09:34 PM IST
The private bus which skidded off the moutain road was on its way to Gada Gushaini when it met with the accident .
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A bridegroom with baraat at a polling booth in Manali after casting their vote during the Lok Sabha elections on May 19, 2019.(HT Photo)
A bridegroom with baraat at a polling booth in Manali after casting their vote during the Lok Sabha elections on May 19, 2019.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In Himachal, a centenarian, differently abled and a baraat at polling booths

By Roop Upadhyay and Navneet Rathore | Hindustan Times, Mandi / Shimla, Mandi / Shimla
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 12:14 PM IST
Kullu deputy commissioner-cum-election officer Yunus said that wheelchairs and other requisite items were provided to the handicapped and elderly people as per their requirement.
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HPBOSE HP Board 12 Result 2019 : HPBoSE chairman Suresh Kumar Soni said 95,492 students appeared for the examinations, of which 58,949 passed.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT file)
HPBOSE HP Board 12 Result 2019 : HPBoSE chairman Suresh Kumar Soni said 95,492 students appeared for the examinations, of which 58,949 passed.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT file)

HPBoSE 12th result 2019: Girls shine in arts and commerce, boys in science, check toppers list of Himachal Board here

UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 01:08 PM IST
HPBOSE HP Board 12 Result 2019 : HPBoSE chairman Suresh Kumar Soni said 95,492 students appeared for the examinations, of which 58,949 passed.
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Paragliding crash kills 2 in Himachal(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Paragliding crash kills 2 in Himachal(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Paragliding crash kills 2 in Himachal

By HT Correspondent | Shimla
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2019 11:40 PM IST
The incident took place around 9.45 am near Dobhi village in Naggar area, 19 km from the district headquarters.
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The Polish trekker, Bruno Muschalik, 24, had gone missing during a trek in Parvati valley of Kullu district.(FIle pic)
The Polish trekker, Bruno Muschalik, 24, had gone missing during a trek in Parvati valley of Kullu district.(FIle pic)

High court summons Kullu SP in case of missing Polish youth

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times,, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 11:21 AM IST
The Polish national, according to his Facebook status, was supposed to go on a trek in Parvati Valley on August 9, 2015. After he went missing, his father Piotr Muschalik, 57, launched a manhunt to trace his son.
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Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur(File photo)
Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur(File photo)

Himachal govt scraps MoU for setting up Ski village at Kullu district

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 12:22 PM IST
The MoU was signed on December 9, 2005, but remained in mimbo due to series of protests by locals and environment groups.
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The Indian Air Force on Monday rescued two people who were stranded near NHPC Colony in Kullu district’s Nagwain area due to heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh which has resulted in flash floods(ANI Photo)
The Indian Air Force on Monday rescued two people who were stranded near NHPC Colony in Kullu district’s Nagwain area due to heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh which has resulted in flash floods(ANI Photo)

Himachal Pradesh floods: Indian Air Force rescues two people stranded due to heavy rains

By Agencies | Agencies
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 02:36 PM IST
The two were stranded at Saurabh Van Vihar, a park, in Palampur.
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People take a stroll with umbrellas during rain at Ridge, Shimla on Saturday, September 22. 2018.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
People take a stroll with umbrellas during rain at Ridge, Shimla on Saturday, September 22. 2018.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)

Schools to remain closed in HP districts tomorrow due to heavy rains

By HT Correspondent | PTI, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 06:27 PM IST
Heavy rains have driven the Himachal Pradesh government to order closure of all schools in Kullu and Kinnaur districts on Monday, officials said.
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Aman Awasthi had left Delhi on March 1 to trek in Kullu district but he lost touch with his family after March 7.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
Aman Awasthi had left Delhi on March 1 to trek in Kullu district but he lost touch with his family after March 7.(Representative image/Shutterstock)

Missing Delhi trekker found dead in Himachal Pradesh’s Malana

By Abhishek Behl and Saurabh Chauhan | Hindustan Times, Delhi/Shimla
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 12:10 PM IST
Aman Awasthi had taken to trekking recently following in the footsteps of his 54-year-old father, an avid trekker himself.
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The protesting workers near the tunnel’s south portal in Dhundhi, Kullu, on Sunday.(HT Photo)
The protesting workers near the tunnel’s south portal in Dhundhi, Kullu, on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Work on Rohtang Tunnel halts as over 500 workers go on strike

By Saurabh Chauhan | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 11:40 AM IST
Workers’ body, affiliated to RSS’ Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, alleged violation of labour laws by companies engaged in construction of the tunnel.
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The adventure sport is held on the Sutlej and Pabbar rivers at Tattapani, Sunni and Rohru in Shimla district, on the Beas in Kullu, the Ravi in Chamba and Chandra in Lahaul(HT File)
The adventure sport is held on the Sutlej and Pabbar rivers at Tattapani, Sunni and Rohru in Shimla district, on the Beas in Kullu, the Ravi in Chamba and Chandra in Lahaul(HT File)

Illegal operaters, lack of vigil a major threat for rafters in Himachal

By Saurabh Chauhan | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 01:17 PM IST
In the past few years, a number of people have lost their lives in rafting incidents. Ill-equipped raft operators, lack of government vigil is putting tourists’ lives under risk.
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Girls in a village of Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh dance at an event organised under the ‘Nari Garima’ campaign launched by district administration to end the practice of banishing women to cattle sheds during their menstruation cycle.(Aqil Khan/HT Photo)
Girls in a village of Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh dance at an event organised under the ‘Nari Garima’ campaign launched by district administration to end the practice of banishing women to cattle sheds during their menstruation cycle.(Aqil Khan/HT Photo)

Battling custom of exiling menstruating women in Kullu

By Naresh K Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kullu
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 12:21 PM IST
Women in 94 of Kullu district’s 204 panchayats are forced to sleep in wood and stone sheds stained with animal dung and urine during such times because of a belief that menstrual bleeding renders them “impure”.
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