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Himachal Pradesh: State in northern India
Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of the eleven mountain states and is characterized by an extreme landscape featuring several peaks and extensive river systems. Himachal Pradesh shares borders with the State of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, and the states of Punjab to the west, Haryana to the southwest, and Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to the south. The state also has a border with the autonomous region of Tibet to the east.

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Supply of tomatoes decreases in Delhi's vegetable markets [Video]

Supply of tomatoes decreases in Delhi's vegetable markets

The supply of tomatoes in Delhi's vegetable markets is low due to monsoon, extreme heat and other agricultural reasons. The wholesale rate of tomatoes is Rs 30-32 per kg in Okhla Vegetable Market. The..

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Awareness programme organised for COVID-19 in Shimla [Video]

Awareness programme organised for COVID-19 in Shimla

An awareness and training programme for COVID-19 was held in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on June 24. The programme was organised by Tourism Industry Stakeholders Welfare Association. All the stakeholders..

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CM Jai Ram Thakur appeals citizens to celebrate International Yoga Day at their homes [Video]

CM Jai Ram Thakur appeals citizens to celebrate International Yoga Day at their homes

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur appealed citizens to celebrate International Yoga Day with their families at their homes. In a video message, Thakur said, "Prime Minister started..

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Solar eclipse on June 21 will be annular eclipse: Pathani Samanta Planetarium [Video]

Solar eclipse on June 21 will be annular eclipse: Pathani Samanta Planetarium

While speaking to ANI, Deputy Director of Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar, S Pattnaik on solar eclipse stated that the solar eclipse on June 21 will be an annular eclipse. "It'll be visible to..

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3 people die after jeep falls into deep gorge in HP's Mandi [Video]

3 people die after jeep falls into deep gorge in HP's Mandi

Three people died after a jeep rolled down a deep gorge at Kamand in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi. A case has been registered and cause of the accident is being ascertained. Postmortem is being done of all..

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Workers from Jharkhand to work on sites of Border Roads Organisation [Video]

Workers from Jharkhand to work on sites of Border Roads Organisation

Workers from Jharkhand will be working on the sites of Border Roads Organisation (BRO). "We have deployed a special train and around 1500 people from Jharkhand will go to our work sites. We have..

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Heavy rain, hailstorm hit parts of Shimla [Video]

Heavy rain, hailstorm hit parts of Shimla

Rain and hailstorm lashed Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on June 03. The hailstorm covered the road of Shimla in a blanket of ice. Less vehicular movement observed due to COVID-19 lockdown.

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Rainfall brings respite to scorching heat in Shimla [Video]

Rainfall brings respite to scorching heat in Shimla

Strong winds and rain hit Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on May 28. Rain brought respite to scorching heat. According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Shimla will receive lightning, thunderstorm..

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COVID-19: Security guards at HP State Secretariat demand PPE kits [Video]

COVID-19: Security guards at HP State Secretariat demand PPE kits

Security guards deployed at Himachal Pradesh State Secretariat feel unsafe as they are not equipped with proper safety kits to combat with COVID-19. They said that they are at risk of getting infected..

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Mother, son found COVID-19 positive in HP's Bilaspur [Video]

Mother, son found COVID-19 positive in HP's Bilaspur

Mother and son tested COVID-19 positive in HP's Bilaspur. They have been shifted to COVID-19 hospital at Chandpur. On May 18, total 10 people have been tested coronavirus positive in Himachal Pradesh.

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COVID-19: Curfew extended in Himachal Pradesh till May 31, says Jairam Thakur [Video]

COVID-19: Curfew extended in Himachal Pradesh till May 31, says Jairam Thakur

Curfew will extend in Himachal Pradesh till 31st May due to coronavirus pandemic. Chief Minister of the state, Jairam Thakur said, "The cases of coronavirus are growing rapidly in the whole country...

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Truck drivers emerge as messiahs for residents of snow-clad Lahaul-Spiti amid lockdown [Video]

Truck drivers emerge as messiahs for residents of snow-clad Lahaul-Spiti amid lockdown

Lockdown made it worst for the residents of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti who already suffer the impact of extreme cold and lack of availability of goods due to snowy roads. The truck drivers have..

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COVID-19 patient violated home quarantine norms, infected 2-year-old daughter: Himachal DGP [Video]

COVID-19 patient violated home quarantine norms, infected 2-year-old daughter: Himachal DGP

Himachal Pradesh DGP Sita Ram Mardi on May 12 said an FIR has been registered against a COVID-19 positive man who broke home quarantine rules and infected his two-year-old daughter. He also warned..

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Himachal tourism industry takes a punch after COVID-19 lockdown shut travel [Video]

Himachal tourism industry takes a punch after COVID-19 lockdown shut travel

Tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh has been hit badly by the coronavirus-induced lockdown, as travelling has been completely shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "50-60% of the total revenue in a year..

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HP's Kinnaur receives fresh snowfall [Video]

HP's Kinnaur receives fresh snowfall

Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur received fresh snowfall on May 06. The entire landscape was covered under the white blanket of snow. However, snowfall also damaged the apple crop in the district. The..

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Army commanders deliberate on eastern Ladakh situation

The apex leadership of the Indian Army on Monday held detailed deliberations on the eastern Ladakh standoff and the situation along the Line of Actual Control with China after the Galwan Valley clashes..
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Ladakh face-off: Alert in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur border districts

All state intelligence units have also been alerted in this regard, State police spokesperson Khushal Sharma said.
DNA - Published

Covid-19: 5 states manage to keep positivity rate below 3%

Five states — MP, Rajasthan, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab — and the Union territory of Chandigarh have managed to slow the incidence of Covid-19 cases with the positivity rate (confirmed..
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After elephant in Kerala, cow given explosive-mixed eatables in Himachal Pradesh, one arrested

The shocking incident took place in the Dahad village Bilaspur district, news agency PTI reported.
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Coronavirus cases cross 300-mark in Himachal as 18 more test positive; 24 recover

The number of coronavirus cases has crossed the 300-mark in Himachal Pradesh as 18 more cases were reported in the state on Saturday.
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi, West Bengal not yet distributed May month quota of free foodgrains under PMGAY: Ram Vilas Paswan

Many beneficiaries are still waiting for the May month quota of free foodgrains in states such as Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala and Manipur where up to 80 per..
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Himachal Pradesh BJP chief Rajeev Bindal quits on 'moral grounds', denies involvement in health scam

In his resignation letter sent to BJP president JP Nadda, Bindal said he was resigning to ensure a proper investigation into an alleged corruption case.
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ITBP retrieves body of missing villager in Himachal Pradesh

"After a month-long search operation, ITBP Jawans have retrieved the body of a villager who went missing from Bargul Village (11,000 feet)," ITBP said in a release.
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Western disturbance likely to cause thunderstorm in Himachal, Haryana, Delhi tomorrow: IMD

"Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) likely at isolated places over Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Rajasthan, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and West..
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ICMR study finds presence of 'bat coronavirus' in two Indian bat species

As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, researchers have found the presence of a different kind of coronavirus — bat coronavirus (BtCoV) — in two bat species from Kerala, Himachal..
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COVID-19: Health workers in Himachal Pradesh are putting their lives at risk with no masks, gloves, PPE kit at disposal

The 21-days nationwide lockdown, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month, is due to end on April 14. Most states are in the favor extending the lockdown and the same was conveyed to the..
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17 from Himachal attended Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Delhi's Nizamuddin: Police

The statement came after the Telangana government said on Monday that six people who attended the religious congregation between March 13 and 15 died due to coronavirus.
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India's Covid-19 cases top 900, death toll 19

Deaths have so far been reported from Maharashtra (5), Gujarat (3), Karnataka (2), Madhya Pradesh (2) and one each from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal, J&K and Himachal. In its updated..
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Coronavirus death toll rises to 9 in India; cases jump to 468

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to nine on Monday after West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh reported a casualty each, while the number of confirmed cases soared to 468, the Union..
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Covid-19: Himachal comes under indefinite lockdown

However, only essential services will be allowed in the backdrop of spread of two COVID-19 cases in Kangra district.
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Coronavirus: Entry of tourist buses banned in Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh government has banned entry of tourist buses in the state to check the spread of COVID-19, chief minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Thursday. He said the decision was taken in view of..
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Coronavirus outbreak: Himachal Pradesh government bans entry of tourist buses

The total number of confirmed cases in India is 173.
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Congress seeks white paper on Himachal economy


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Sub-zero temperatures in Manali, Keylong in Himachal Pradesh


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7 states saw drop in rainfall in last 30 years

Seven states — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland — have shown “significant decreasing trends” in annual rainfall in the last 30..
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PM Modi's 'vibrant leadership' made possible Donald Trump's standalone visit to India: JP Nadda

Speaking at a public meeting at Jhandutta in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district, Nadda also claimed that Trump had praised Modi and India for 20 minutes during his 28-minute-long speech at Gujarat's..
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PM Modi did what previous PMs said they would: JP Nadda on CAA

Addressing a rally in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, Nadda called Modi a “world leader”, citing also the praise he got from US President Donald Trump during his recent India visit. Nadda claimed that..
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On Pulwama attack anniversary, Himachal recalls martyr who fought to protect India and Kangra culture

In this edition, tales of fierce hill cultures in Himachal.
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Cold conditions prevail in Himachal Pradesh; Manali, Kufri shiver at sub-zero temperature


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Parts of north India in grip of cold conditions; heavy rain, snowfall forecast for Himachal Pradesh


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Cold conditions prevail in north India; mercury rises slightly in Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh


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Dry weather warning issued for Himachal, J&K

, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on January 25 and 26.
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Parts of Himachal Pradesh record sub-zero temperature in last 24 hours


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Parts of north India shiver in cold spell

Large swathes of north India reeled under below normal temperatures on Monday, resulting in fog blanketing parts of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and a layer of frost covering roads in the Kashmir..
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Worker becoming president is speciality of BJP, says new party chief Nadda

BJP's newly-elected president JP Nadda on Monday said it is only possible in BJP that a worker like him, coming from a village in Himachal Pradesh, is given the responsibility of party chief. In his..
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Cold wave continues in north India, rains in Himachal and UP

Cold wave conditions persisted in most parts of north India on Saturday with many places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh receiving rains, while the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh reeled under sub-zero..
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10-ft high glacier wall breaks and slides on to highway in Himachal Pradesh; video goes viral

A scary video of a glacier wall breaking off and sliding on the highway in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh is going viral on social media.
DNA - Published

IMD predicts heavy snowfall in parts of J-K, Himachal, Uttarakhand

IMD has predicted heavy rain and snowfall in isolated places over J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Monday. Predicting thunderstorm accompanied with hail and lightning at isolated places over..
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Tremors felt in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra


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At 744, West Bengal tops crimes by foreigners

West Bengal recorded the highest number of crimes (744) committed by foreigners in 2018 followed by Karnataka (175) and Himachal Pradesh (147), according to 2018 National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)..
IndiaTimes - Published

50 years on, 80-year-old to be paid for land

Coming to the rescue of an 80-year old woman whose land was taken without her consent by Himachal Pradesh government more than a half century back for road construction, the Supreme Court on Wednesday..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mercury down a touch with unseasonal rains in north; snowfall in Himachal

Large swathes of northern plains received unseasonal rains on Wednesday, while parts of Himachal Pradesh recorded heavy snowfall, bringing the temperatures down across the region. Most of the high and..
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Cold wave persists in Himachal Pradesh


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Sub-zero temperature in many parts of Himachal, Keylong coldest at -11.5 deg Celsius


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No one will be stripped of citizenship: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday said no one would be stripped of their citizenship and accused the Congress of spreading rumours. Addressing a public rally in the Himachal Pradesh capital on..
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Cold, dry weather in Himachal likely to get fresh snowfall on Dec 31


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Strategic 'Atal Tunnel' will change fortunes of region and help promote tourism: PM Modi

The "strategic" Rohtang tunnel, christened as Atal Tunnel and connecting Manali to Leh will change the fortunes of the region and help promote tourism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday...
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New India should come forward to tackle water issues: PM Modi

"New India should come to work together to deal with every situation of the water crisis. For this, we are working together on five levels," he said after inaugurating the Atal Bhujal Yojana here to..
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Shimla: Historic church bell restored, to ring on Christmas after 35 years

The Christ Church in the North-Indian hill state Himachal Pradesh on this Christmas will play over 150-year-old Chimes Bell that was restored recently.
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Snowfall In J&K And Himachal, 750 Flights Delayed In Delhi Amid Cold Wave

snowfall in j&k and himachal, 750 flights delayed in delhi amid cold wave
Cold conditions prevailed in north India today with fresh snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, as a foggy morning in Delhi delayed 760 flights and led to cancellation of 19, while..
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Two states want monkeys culled. But will it work?

As troops of urban monkeys lay to ruin homes, ransack fridges and mount attacks that have ended in human death, TOI weighs in on the latest decision by Uttarakhand and Himachal’s governments to cull..
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Unabated cold wave in north India, coldest day of the season in Delhi

unabated cold wave in north india, coldest day of the season in delhi
NEW DELHI: Cold wave tightened its grip on northern states on Thursday as the mercury continued its downward spiral with the national capital recording its lowest temperature of the season. Most parts..
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North India shivers under severe cold, several flights disrupted in Chandigarh

Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall and several other areas in northern India were in the frigid grip of cold wave on Monday even as the maximum temperature in Delhi settled 10 notches below the..
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Rains, snowfall continue in northern states; cold conditions to prevail

Rains and snowfall in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Saturday pulled the mercury down in the region. The weatherman said the mercury is expected to hover around..
IndiaTimes - Published

CEC holds meeting with CEOs of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Chandigarh

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Thursday said innovative ways of thinking should be adopted to ensure delivery of quality electoral services to the stakeholders. The CEC held a meeting..
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