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Virus claims 4 more lives in HP; case count crosses 61K mark

Dharamshala, March 24 -- There has been no let-up in coronavirus infections in Himachal Pradesh, with the state recording 157 new cases, taking the state's case count to 61,035 while death toll mounte... Read More


HP records 200 new cases, bans gatherings in school, colleges

Dharamshala, March 23 -- There is no let-up in Covid-19 infections as Himachal Pradesh Monday recorded 200 new cases, taking the state's tally to 60,878. This is the highest single day spike this year... Read More


Tibetan govt-in-exile: Tsering, Aukatsang to battle it out for Sikyong's post

Dharamshala, March 23 -- Former speaker of the Tibetan government-in-exile Penpa Tsering and Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang will contest in the final round in the general election for the post of Sikyong, p... Read More


Controversy erupts over posting of non-Hindus at Jawalamukhi temple

Dharamshala, March 22 -- A controversy erupted on Sunday after BJP MP Subramanian Swamy questioned the Himachal Pradesh government over positing non-Hindus to administer the Jawalamukhi Temple in Kang... Read More


HP braces for another spell of snow, rain till March 24

Dharamshala, March 22 -- A western disturbance active over the north-western Himalayas is likely to bring a fresh spell of snowfall and rainfall to Himachal Pradesh, the weather department said on Sun... Read More


Covid death toll mounts to 1,000 in Himachal

Dharamshala, March 18 -- The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) touched the 1000-mark in Himachal on Thursday after two more patients succumbed to the contagion. The case tally reac... Read More


Will wrest Fatehpur assembly seat from Congress, says HP CM

Dharamshala, March 15 -- Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said the BJP will try to win the Fatehpur assembly segment from Congress in the upcoming by-election. Thakur was addressing a public m... Read More


BJP govt neglecting Dharamshala: Cong secy

Dharamshala, March 12 -- All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary and former minister Sudhir Sharma on Friday slammed the state government for neglecting Dharamshala and said the 'BJP would pay a... Read More


Had thought of quitting saffron party after being asked to step down for exposing corruption: Shanta

Dharamshala, March 1 -- Former Himachal chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's veteran leader Shanta Kumar revealed in his recently released autobiography that he had thought of quitting the saff... Read More


2 months after bird flu outbreak, Pong Dam reopens for tourists

Dharamshala, Feb. 24 -- The Pong Dam Lake Wildlife Sanctuary has been reopened for tourists after remaining shut for nearly two months due to bird flu outbreak. The sanctuary was closed early in Janu... Read More