Five trekkers whose bodies were airlifted and identified are Shubhayan Das, Vikas Makal, Saurabh Ghosh, Tanumoy Tiwari and Anita Rawat, the only woman member in the group. While the first four are from West Bengal, Rawat was from Delhi .
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) informed the Himachal Pradesh police earlier this year that some of the biggest drug hauls were traced back to the hill state while in February the anti-extortion cell of Pune’s police’s crime branch cell seized a large consignment of charas smuggled from Kullu.
More than 80 tourists from different states were stranded at Batal in Lahaul Spiti where all road communications remain snapped for the past 72 hours due to snowfall.
The tourists had suddenly got struck mid-way following the season’s first snowfall in the region and many ran out of basic necessities like water and medicines
The Election Commission has chosen three polling booths in Himachal Pradesh to be manned by persons with disabilities (PWDs).
It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.
Tourists and travellers have been asked not to venture towards the Kunzum Pass in Himachal Pradesh with snowfall being reported in several parts of the state including Rohtang Pass.
This seasonal migration was one of the reasons for the lower polling percentage in the Lok Sabha and assembly elections in Lahaul-Spiti and Pangi areas than in the rest of the state.
Congress had protested his use of war medals and military honours in the poll campaign.
On October 25, 1951—when polling was held for the first time — Shyam Saran Negi(now 104) became the first voter of independent India to cast his vote. Since then, he had not missed a single election—whether Lok Sabha, assembly or panchayat—to exercise his democratic right.
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The imposing mansion was once owned by A.O. Hume, founder of the Congress
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Dr Rachna Gupta, a journalist-turned–member of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC), looks at Dr YS Pradahan's model for the development of the hill state.
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