Wednesday, November 25, 2020

7 labourers from Bihar killed in Himachal road accident

SHIMLA: Seven labourers from Bihar were killed and one was injured when a vehicle rolled into a rivulet in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, police said on Monday.

NRI man from HP hangs self in Delhi hotel

NEW DELHI: A 43-year-old man from Himachal Pradesh, who had come to India from Dubai in January but could not return due to Covid-19 restrictions, hanged himself in a central Delhi hotel, police said on Saturday.

Former CBI chief commits suicide in Shimla

SHIMLA: Former CBI chief and Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence here.

Atal Tunnel will give new strength to border infrastructure: Modi

MANALI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the majestic Atal Tunnel, beneath the lofty Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, would give new strength to India's border infrastructure.

Modi inaugurates strategic Atal highway tunnel in Himalayas

MANALI: After a decade of sheer hard work of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the strategic Atal highway tunnel, one of the world's most challenging and a marvel of engineering motorways, in the Himalayas that will also bring the infantry combat vehicles closer to the Line of Actual Control.

OYO to triple room count in Himachal by 2022

SHIMLA: Hospitality chain OYO Hotels & Homes in Friday announced its plans to strengthen its footprint in Himachal Pradesh, amid coronavirus, by aiming to triple its room count by 2022.

OYO opened its doors in the state in 2015 and since then, has added 570 plus hotels and 7,500 rooms to its chain, while generating over 3,000 indirect job opportunities.

No e-pass needed for travelling to Himachal

SHIMLA: From now onwards you don't need e-pass for interstate movement in Himachal Pradesh.

The state allowed interstate movement by deciding to end the precondition from Wednesday to procure an e-pass before travelling ahead to the state.

Himachal CM backs Kangana, says won't tolerate her insult

NEW DELHI: Amid a raging controversy over the demolition of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's office in Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur has come out in support of Kangana as he said that the insult of Himachal's daughter won't be tolerated.

Devotees throng Himachal temples after 6 months of closure

SHIMLA: Devotees thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday morning on the first day of their reopening after almost six months of closure owing to the coronavirus outbreak.

The decision to reopen temples was taken after the government advisory to avoid mass gatherings and ensure people above 65, those with co-morbid conditions, pregnant women and children below 10 not to visit the temples.

Registration of people entering Himachal to continue

SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Friday decided to continue with the registration for people entering the state till September 15.

It also decided to open big temples and religious places by September 10.

Gangster Vikas Dubey's arrest in MP raised many questions on BJP govt role

CHANDIGARH: The drmatic arrest of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey by Madhya Pradesh Police from a temple in Ujjain has raised many questions on the role of BJP governments in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

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