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31-Jan-2017 Shimla

IS posters near Solan army cantonment

Posters of the Islamic State (IS) surfaced near an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district on Tuesday, a police official said.The posters and a flag saying "ISIS Coming Soon", written in English, Hindi and Urdu, surfaced on the walls near Subathu...

30-Apr-2016 Parwanoo (Himachal Pradesh)

Punjab gangster shot dead in Himachal

A Punjab gangster, who had contested the 2012 assembly elections as an independent candidate, was gunned down on Saturday by unidentified assailants in this Himachal town, police said.Jaswinder Singh alias Rocky, who was in mid-40s, was returning to Chandigarh...

06-Nov-2015 Mandi

Journalist held for Facebook post on Himachal Pradesh CM

A journalist was arrested for an adverse post against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on social media, an official said on Friday.Rajneesh Sharma, a journalist based in Mandi town, was arrested on Thursday for posting comments on Facebook...

17-Oct-2015 Shimla

Hunt for lynchers of Himachal cattle smuggler

Himachal Pradesh Police on Saturday intensified its operation to arrest villagers who lynched an alleged cattle smuggler in a fit of rage in Sirmaur district two days back.Noman Akhtar, a resident of Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh, who was allegedly smuggling...

20-Jul-2015 Shimla

Sex racket busted in Shimla, 26 held

Twenty-six people, including 18 men, were arrested when a sex racket was busted in a hotel on the outskirts of Shimla, an official said on Monday."Eighteen men and eight women, all in the age group of 35 to 40 years, were arrested on Sunday evening," Superintendent...

03-Apr-2015 Shimla

Himachal minister's gunman booked for firing

The Himachal Pradesh Police on Friday booked a personal security officer of state Industry Minister Mukesh Agnihotri for allegedly firing from his service revolver at a man in this capital town, police said.An attempt to murder case has been registered against...

16-Dec-2014 Shimla

Illegal tree felling case: Himachal court turns down bail plea

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday turned down an interim anticipatory bail of Chandigarh-based businessman Amrik Singh Nagpal in the alleged illegal felling of 477 trees on the outskirts of Shimla.Stating that in view of the gravity of the offence,...

10-Dec-2014 Shimla

Interpol on alert after idol theft in Himachal

Interpol has been put on high alert after the theft of an antique idol of Lord Raghunath from Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town, police said Wednesday.A reward of Rs.10 lakh has been announced for providing clues about the robbers."The Interpol and (Indian)...

09-Dec-2014 Kullu

Antique idol stolen from Himachal temple

An antique idol of Lord Raghunath was stolen from Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town early Tuesday, police said.The main idol was found missing from the Lord Raghunath temple, about 200 km from here.The idol was antique, Kullu legislator Maheshwar Singh...

22-Nov-2014 Shimla

Fake marksheet: Police remand for Himachal university official

A court Saturday sent a Himachal Pradesh University official to police remand for two days for issuing a fake marksheet to his son, police said.Police Friday arrested and registered a case against assistant registrar Bal Krishan Sharma on the complaint...

30-Aug-2014 Shimla

Ragging victim commits suicide in Himachal

Five years after the death of medical student Aman Kachroo due to ragging in Himachal Pradesh, police Saturday registered a suicide case after the death of a student of a private polytechnic college allegedly due to harassment by seniors.The victim was a...

12-May-2014 Dharamsala

Foreign couple says Indian advocates charged Rs 3.5 cr fee

A foreign couple, who is involved in a legal tussle with a local charity being run by the Tibetan administration-in-exile here for more than five decades, is now locked in another battle with two Indian advocates.In an unusual complaint to the Bar Council...

18-Apr-2014 Shimla

Shimla civic agency seeks court help in murder probe

A standing committee of the Shimla Municipal Corporation Friday sought the Himachal Pradesh High Court's intervention in the alleged murder of a 20-year-old married woman near this town in February.In a missive to Acting Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir,...

03-Apr-2014 Shimla

Himachal ex-MLA gets anticipatory bail in sexual assault case

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to a former BJP legislator booked for sexually assaulting a woman two years ago.Justice Sanjay Karol, in his interim order, granted bail to Baldev Sharma till April 17, the next date of hearing.Sharma...

13-Feb-2014 Shimla(IANS)

Shimla trader fined Rs.1 lakh for storing tobacco products

A local trader was fined Rs.1 lakh for storing banned tobacco-based products, an official said Thursday.Shimla Municipal Corporation health official Omesh Bharti fined the trader after five bags of gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) and 5,300 pouches...

09-Oct-2013 Shimla

Virbhadra Singh accused of getting unsecured loan

Himachal's Bharatiya Janata Party chief Prem Kumar Dhumal's youngest son accused Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his parliamentarian wife Pratibha Singh here Wednesday of raising an unsecured loan of Rs.3.90 crore.BJP leader Dhumal's son Arun Dhumal, who is...

23-Aug-2013 Dharamsala

E.T.O. Dharamshala beaten and threatened in Dharamsala

Tara Chand Thakur E.T.O. Dharamshala in Himachal repoted the police station that that during Naka at Matoor, near Kangra 15 kms from Dharamsala , ditained  a Jeep No. HP40A-5715 with illegal iron rods.  He reported that  when he was on the way to Dharamshala...

13-Aug-2013 Shimla

Admissions to various courses during academic session 2013-14

A Spokesman of Himachal Pradesh Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Commission said here today that 15th August, 2013 had been fixed as last date for admission in under graduate engineering courses for which admissions were to be made on the basis...

05-Feb-2013 Dharmshala

Family of rape victim demanded death penalty for accused

Family of a class X girl of village Soura near Kangra today demanded that her 60-year-old uncle be hanged to death after a fast track court trial for allegedly raping her. The demand was raised in a joint press conference organised at Kangra town by the grandmother...

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