Wide gulf, slim hopes as Putin and Biden begin summit

GENEVA, June 17 -- With deep disagreements likely and expectations of solving them low, US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down in a lakeside Geneva villa on Wednesday for... Read More

Himachal BJP seeks report card of ministers, legislators

Shimla, June 17 -- Aiming to win the upcoming bypolls as well as achieve 'Mission Repeat' next year, the Himachal Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought report card from its minis... Read More

Himachal education dept issues guidelines for online classes

Shimla, June 17 -- The Himachal Pradesh education department has issued guidelines to schools after complaints that long hours of online classes during the Covid-induced lockdown are taking a toll on ... Read More

HP logs 233 new Covid cases, four deaths

Dharamshala, June 17 -- Himachal Pradesh recorded 233 new cases on Wednesday, taking the state's tally to 1,99,430, while the death toll mounted to 3,398 after four more patients succumbed to the cont... Read More

Monsoon brings mercury down

Dharamshala, June 17 -- Moderate to heavy rainfall was experienced in parts of Himachal causing the mercury to plummet several notches on Wednesday. Rains that started on Tuesday night continued till... Read More

Valley activist arrested for 'offending' official released

Srinagar, June 17 -- The man from central Kashmir's Ganderbal, who was booked for allegedly offending an IAS officer during a public outreach programme by saying he has more expectations from a Kashmi... Read More

Lashkar militant eliminated in Nowgam gunfight

Srinagar, June 17 -- Police on Wednesday claimed to have killed a Lashkar militant on the city outskirts in an encounter. J&K Police, army and CRPF launched a joint operation on outskirts of the city... Read More

Punjab, Raj CMs' management of Covid inept: Anurag Thakur

SHIMLA, June 16 -- Union minister of state for finance and corporate affairs Anurag Thakur hit out at the chief ministers of Punjab and Rajasthan, both Congress-ruled states, on Tuesday alleging that ... Read More

Man held in Kashmir for offending official: Locals

Srinagar, June 16 -- A man from Jammu and Kashmir's Safapora was arrested last week and has been kept behind bars despite getting bail with locals alleging he was booked for offending an Indian admini... Read More

Leopard that killed four-year-old girl in J&K's Budgam captured

Srinagar, June 16 -- The Jammu and Kashmir wildlife department on Tuesday trapped the leopard believed to have mauled a four-year-old girl to death in Budgam on June 3. "Finally, the leopard involved... Read More