Shimla: Himachal Pradesh as a quarantine destination? Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur's recent idea to promote the hill state as a place where people from elsewhere can spend their days in coronavirus quarantine has not gone down well with many.
When 30-year-old Sunil Kumar left Paroian Kalan village in Himachal Pradesh for West Bengal on March 21, he was filled with joy. In a couple of days, he was set to get married and his family was eager to welcome a new member from Kashipur in Purulia district, which is around 1,800 km far from Paroian Kalan.
As many as 18 members, including Kumar...
Shimla: Six people, including three of a family, who returned to Himachal Pradesh from Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the states tally to 99, officials said on Wednesday (May 20).
While five persons, including three women, tested COVID-19 positive in Kangra district, a man confirmed positive for the disease in Kullu district, they s...
Shimla: About 140 stranded Kashmiri labourers left Shimla for Jammu and Kashmir on Friday (April 24) evening in six buses after the Himachal Pradesh government gave them permission amid the coronavirus lockdown.
Brisbane: Debutants Washington Sundar and Thangarasu Natarajan picked three wickets each as a rookie bowling line-up of India dismissed Australia for 369, bringing a lower-middle-order collapse on the second day of the fourth Test in Brisbane on Saturday (January 16).
Kolkata: Ending suspense over speculations about her defection to the BJP, Birbhum MP Satabdi Roy on Friday asserted there was no question of her leaving the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and that she's with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The Centre is conducting the second dry run for the proposed COVID vaccination programme in 737 districts across the country on Friday (January 8). The exercise is aimed at ironing out deficiencies in the process and logistics for the vaccination drive and also to fix glitches, if any, in the CoWIN app that will be used for it.
Shimla: A 37-year-old man, who tested negative for coronavirus, hanged self to death after allegedly facing “social boycott” by the villagers. The incident happened on Sunday morning in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district, reports said.
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday (April 5) asked all Tablighi Jamaat members who had attended the group's congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin, a COVID-19 hotspot, to come forward for testing by 5 pm, failing which action will be taken against them.
Shimla: The ruling BJP on Thursday (October 24) retained both Dharamshala and Pachhad seats in Himachal Pradesh where bypolls were held earlier this week.
In Pachhad, Reena Kashyap of the BJP defeated her nearest rival and former minister Gangu Ram Musafir of the Congress by a margin of 2,742 votes.
Rebel BJP candidate Dayal Pyari, who contested as a...
A 22-year-old woman from Himachal Pradesh lost her life after a private clinic in Shimla district "wrongly" diagnosed her as HIV positive, which had caused her to go into coma and resulted in her death.
A government hospital diagnosis found that she was not HIV positive.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday (August 28) ...
Shimla: At least eighteen people were killed and nine others injured in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday (August 18), officials said.
Landslides hit a spot near the RTO office here, leaving three persons dead. One person is still trapped under the debris, police said.
In another incident, a labourer was killed as the wall of a hou...