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Bickering in Himachal Congress ahead of panchayat polls

Sukhu on Sunday spearheaded a closed-door meeting with a group of former legislators from Shimla district
Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has expressed dissatisfaction with the working of the state Congress committee.(HT Photo)
Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has expressed dissatisfaction with the working of the state Congress committee.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 09:51 PM IST
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Himachal logs 3 deaths, 275 new virus cases

There are 2,678 active cases in the state, the death toll has climbed to 260
NCC cadets upbraiding people for not wearing face masks properly on The Ridge in Shimla on Saturday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
NCC cadets upbraiding people for not wearing face masks properly on The Ridge in Shimla on Saturday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 10:18 PM IST
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Covid puts the breaks on Lord Raghunath’s chariot, only 200 to pull it at Kullu Dussehra fest

Even as Lord Raghunath’s priests have started preparations for Dussehra festivities, which commence with the Rath Yatra, arrangements are being made to ensure strict compliance with social distancing rules
Last year’s festivities: Devotees carry the palanquin of deities at the Dhalpur ground in Kullu.(HT Files)
Last year’s festivities: Devotees carry the palanquin of deities at the Dhalpur ground in Kullu.(HT Files)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 03:40 PM IST
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Former CBI chief’s suicide: Guards quizzed, mobile phone to be sent to forensics dept

The phone and the viscera preserved after Kumar’s autopsy will be sent to the Central Forensic Laboratory in Junga for assessment.
Ashwani Kumar, former governor of Manipur and Nagaland as well as former CBI director, died by suicide at his Shimla residence on October 7.(PTI/File photo)
Ashwani Kumar, former governor of Manipur and Nagaland as well as former CBI director, died by suicide at his Shimla residence on October 7.(PTI/File photo)
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 05:00 PM IST
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Police rule out foul play in ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar’s death in Shimla

Himachal DGP Sanjay Kundu says Ashwani Kumar’s suicide note indicated he was ending his life due to illness and no one should be held responsible.
Himachal Pradesh director general of police Sanjay Kundu paying tributes to former governor of Manipur and Nagaland and ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar before the cremation at Sanjauli in Shimla on Thursday. Kumar was also a former Himachal Pradesh Police chief.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Himachal Pradesh director general of police Sanjay Kundu paying tributes to former governor of Manipur and Nagaland and ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar before the cremation at Sanjauli in Shimla on Thursday. Kumar was also a former Himachal Pradesh Police chief.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 05:11 PM IST
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Be happy, wrote ex-CBI chief Ashwani Kumar before death by suicide

Former CBI chief Ashwani Kumar was found dead in the attic of his Shimla house by his son and daughter-in-law.
Former CBI chief Ashwani Kumar died by suicide on Wednesday(File Photo)
Former CBI chief Ashwani Kumar died by suicide on Wednesday(File Photo)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 12:25 PM IST
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Former Nagaland Guv and ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar found dead in Shimla

Former governor of Nagaland and ex-director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Ashwani Kumar, was found hanging at Brockhorst in Shimla on Wednesday.
Former Nagaland Guv and ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar(File photo)
Former Nagaland Guv and ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar(File photo)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 05:52 AM IST
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Ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar found dead in Shimla, leaves behind a note: Cops

Ashwani Kumar, a 1973 batch officer of the Indian Police Service, headed the Central Bureau of Investigation from August 2008 to November 2010.
Former CBI director Ashwani Kumar was found hanging in his Shimla house(manipur.gov.in)
Former CBI director Ashwani Kumar was found hanging in his Shimla house(manipur.gov.in)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 12:13 AM IST
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HP police keen to tap Aadhaar database to identify dead bodies

Access will allow biometrics of the bodies to be scanned and processed at the Aadhaar portal to trace pre-existing biometric details.
According to the State Crime Records Bureau’s criminal investigation department, in the last five and a half years till July 15, 2020, 590 unidentified bodies were found in HP, roughly averaging 107 bodies a year.(Shutterstock/For representation only)
According to the State Crime Records Bureau’s criminal investigation department, in the last five and a half years till July 15, 2020, 590 unidentified bodies were found in HP, roughly averaging 107 bodies a year.(Shutterstock/For representation only)
Updated on Oct 05, 2020 05:19 PM IST
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Travellers resume long weekend trips, travel portals see 40% increase in bookings

Over the years, long weekends have been the most lucrative for the travel industry. While 2020 has had more long weekends compared to 2019, travel had come to a standstill due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Travellers from Delhi were preferring to drive to places like Jaipur, Nainital, Rishikesh, Manesar, Mussoorie and Lansdowne while those from Mumbai were heading to Panchgani, Lonavala, Alibaug, Lavasa and Mahabaleshwar.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)
Travellers from Delhi were preferring to drive to places like Jaipur, Nainital, Rishikesh, Manesar, Mussoorie and Lansdowne while those from Mumbai were heading to Panchgani, Lonavala, Alibaug, Lavasa and Mahabaleshwar.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)
Published on Oct 02, 2020 12:25 PM IST
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Himachal logs 72 Covid infections, count mounts to 14,819

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Updated on Oct 01, 2020 12:44 AM IST
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SpiceJet likely to start two more flights on Delhi-Dharamshala route from October 1

At present, Spicejet operates one flight on this sector. Alliance Air, the domestic arm of national carrier Air India, also operates a flight on the route.
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Updated on Sep 24, 2020 12:17 AM IST
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Himachal governor goes into self-isolation

As many as 280 fresh infections were reported in Himachal, taking the state’s tally to 13,049
Police challan a man for not wearing facemask properly in Shimla on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
Police challan a man for not wearing facemask properly in Shimla on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 10:10 PM IST
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Congress has always been anti-farmer: Himachal BJP spokesperson

Says the Congress sheltered the middlemen and brokers during its regime
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Updated on Sep 23, 2020 06:09 PM IST
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54-year-old woman dies by suicide in Covid isolation ward of Shimla hospital

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
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)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 12:21 AM IST
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Mountaineering hones leadership skills, confidence, says HP CM at ITBP event

CM congratulates team which recently undertook a mountaineering expedition to theIndo Tibetan Border Police, located at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur (right) being presented with flags taken by an Indo Tibetan Border Police team to the Leo Pargial Peak at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area.(HT Photo)
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur (right) being presented with flags taken by an Indo Tibetan Border Police team to the Leo Pargial Peak at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2020 06:13 PM IST
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Structural changes at Ridge to save Shimla’s sinking heart

Experts from IIT, Roorkee, suggest rectifying elevation to ensure proper water drainage
In recent years, the popular Ridge has developed cracks near Gaiety Theatre where it has been sinking. The Shimla municipal corporation (SMC) has been trying to save it from sinking further and has sought help from IIT, Roorkee.(Deepak Sansta/HT file)
In recent years, the popular Ridge has developed cracks near Gaiety Theatre where it has been sinking. The Shimla municipal corporation (SMC) has been trying to save it from sinking further and has sought help from IIT, Roorkee.(Deepak Sansta/HT file)
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 03:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByNavneet Rathore

PM likely to open Atal Tunnel at Himachal’s Rohtang Pass on October 3

LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL 9.2-km tunnel will bring down distance between Manali and Leh by 46km, will facilitate movement of troops to Indo-China border besides providing all-weather connectivity to tribal Lahaul-Spiti district
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may address a gathering after the inaugurating the tunnel at Sissu or Keylong in Lahaul. He would flag off a bus through the tunnel, too.(HT file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may address a gathering after the inaugurating the tunnel at Sissu or Keylong in Lahaul. He would flag off a bus through the tunnel, too.(HT file photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Himachal to set up makeshift Covid hospitals

The hospitals will be built in Shimla, Tanda, Nahan, Tanda, Nalagarh and Una
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Updated on Sep 17, 2020 12:43 AM IST
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Himachal logs 8 deaths, 419 fresh cases

So far,10,335 cases have been reported in the state
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Updated on Sep 16, 2020 12:48 AM IST
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Himachal logs 5 deaths, 364 fresh coronavirus cases

Of the new cases, 106 were reported in Solan, 101 in Mandi, 51 in Kangra, 30 in Una, 28 in Shimla, 12 Bilaspur, 10 each in Lahaul-Spiti and Sirmaur, 7 in Chamba, five in Kullu and four in Hamirpur
Members of the AAP party checking the oxygen level and body temperature through oximeters during a health campaign at the Mall Road in Shimla on Monday.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Members of the AAP party checking the oxygen level and body temperature through oximeters during a health campaign at the Mall Road in Shimla on Monday.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 12:20 AM IST
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HP tourism has no money for employee salaries

The situation is so grave that even though the middle of September is approaching, Class-III and Class-IV employees of HPTDC are yet to get their salaries.
Very few tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh amid the coronavirus outbreak. Seen here, the Mall and Ridge Road in Shimla.(HT Photo)
Very few tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh amid the coronavirus outbreak. Seen here, the Mall and Ridge Road in Shimla.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 04:05 PM IST
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Mandi reports maximum 162 rapes in Himachal over past three years

According to a reply filed by the home department during the monsoon session of the assembly, 249 rapes were registered in the state in 2017, 344 in 2018, 358 in 2019 and 183 cases till July 31, 2020
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 05:06 PM IST
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Senior leaders demand action against Himachal Congress vice-president for remark against Anand Sharma

The leaders said it was disheartening to see a party member make disparaging remarks against senior leaders who wrote to Sonia Gandhi expressing concern over the state of the Congress at a time when the party should be united
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Updated on Sep 11, 2020 05:35 PM IST
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Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, shut for three days after staffer tests positive for Covid-19

The administrative staff member of the research institute had travelled to Shimla from Delhi a few days ago and come in contact with other staffers
Viceregal Lodge, which is now known as Rashtrapati Niwas, is a 132-year-old British era building located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla.(Deepak SanstaHT)
Viceregal Lodge, which is now known as Rashtrapati Niwas, is a 132-year-old British era building located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla.(Deepak SanstaHT)
Published on Sep 10, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Missing children’s guiding light, this policeman helps reunite them with their families

Assistant sub-inspector Rajesh Kumar from Panchkula’s Anti Human Trafficking Unit has helped trace 573 missing persons in the last five years
Assistant sub-inspector Rajesh Kumar from Panchkula’s Anti Human Trafficking Unit (left) and two girls who reunited with their father after six years on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Assistant sub-inspector Rajesh Kumar from Panchkula’s Anti Human Trafficking Unit (left) and two girls who reunited with their father after six years on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 09:31 PM IST
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‘Shimla of Nepal’ misses tourists despite re-opening of hotels and travel business amid COVID-19

Usually packed with Indian tourists during summer months, the hotels of Makwanpur or ‘Shimla of Nepal’ are on the brink of collapse
‘Shimla of Nepal’ misses tourists(Twitter/RONBupdates)
‘Shimla of Nepal’ misses tourists(Twitter/RONBupdates)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 02:44 PM IST
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Cong MLA, IAS officer among 188 test positive, Himachal tally reaches 7,018

As many as 71 cases were reported in Solan, 28 each in Una and Kangra, 22 in Hamirpur, 12 in Mandi, 11 in Sirmaur, nine in Chamba, five in Shimla and one each in Kullu and Kinnaur.
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Published on Sep 06, 2020 12:33 AM IST
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Eight IAS officers get additional charge of various posts in HP

Decision taken as some officers are in home quarantine
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Updated on Sep 06, 2020 12:26 AM IST
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Himachal ex-BJP chief Rajeev Bindal’s cryptic post on social media creates flutter in party circles

Bindal incommunicado after asking party and state government to introspect on what they have lost, gained
Five-time MLA Rajeev Bindal (right) with Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur. Bindal is a former speaker of the state assembly.(HT file photo)
Five-time MLA Rajeev Bindal (right) with Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur. Bindal is a former speaker of the state assembly.(HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 04:14 PM IST
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