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Army digs in for a long winter at LAC

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has decided to close the Srinagar-Zojila-Kargil-Leh axis for only 45 days this year because of snow, from an average of 95 days in the past and a... Read More


China's hindrance to patrolling began border clashes: Rajnath

NEW DELHI, Sept. 18 -- No power in the world can stop Indian forces from patrolling areas where they have traditionally done so, defence minister Rajnath Singh asserted in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday,... Read More


Restore status quo at LAC: Oppn

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- Opposition leaders in the Rajya Sabha asked the government on Thursday to restore status quo ante as on April this year on the India-China border. Cutting across party lines, m... Read More


India ranks 116 in World Bank's human capital index

Washington, Sept. 18 -- India has been ranked at the 116th position in the latest edition of the World Bank's annual Human Capital Index that benchmarks key components of human capital across countrie... Read More


3 Hizb militants, woman killed in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar, Sept. 18 -- Three Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants and a woman were killed, while two CRPF personnel, including an officer, sustained injuries in a predawn gunbattle in Batamaloo area in the... Read More


Lahaul-Spiti's Gue village declared containment zone

SHIMLA, Sept. 18 -- Due to the recent Covid-19 cases reported in Lahaul-Spiti, the district administration has declared Gue village as a containment zone with immediate effect till further orders. Sp... Read More


Ruckus over funds, Cong stages walk out

SHIMLA, Sept. 18 -- Clamour continued in the Assembly on Thursday as the Opposition created ruckus over non-reservation of jobs for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and no allocation of funds... Read More


'1,128 doctors appointed in Himachal'

SHIMLA, Sept. 18 -- The Himachal government has appointed 1,128 doctors in health institutions across the state since January 1, 2018, health minister Dr Rajiv Saizal told the House during monsoon ses... Read More


Spiti to remain closed for tourists till Oct 31

DHARAMSHALA, Sept. 18 -- Even as the Himachal government has opened its borders for all, the residents of Spiti have decided to keep the valley shut for all kinds of tourism activities. "It is with s... Read More


1,485 fresh cases, 19 deaths reported in J&K

SRINAGAR, Sept. 18 -- As many as 1,485 fresh Covid-19 cases and 19 deaths were reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Jammu witnessed a spike in cases with 785 fresh cases and 14 deaths being r... Read More