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05-Sep-2018 Shimla

It's gallows for three child killers in Shimla

It's gallows for the three persons who kidnapped and killed four-year-old Yug Gupta, their neighbour, after enticing him with a chocolate some four years ago.Shimla District and Sessions Judge Virender Singh on Wednesday pronounced the verdict awarding capital...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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