4 pilgrims injured as glacier collapses in Himachal

SHIMLA:  Four pilgrims were critically injured when a portion of a glacier collapsed and hit them while they were on the Shrikhand Mahadev yatra, a rock Shiva lingam, in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said on Wednesday.

Gunfight in J&K's Sopore

SRINAGAR:  A gunfight started on Wednesday between the security forces and hiding militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore area, police said.

Darshan at Amarnath breaks last 4-year record

SRINAGAR:  With over two lakh pilgrims performing the Amarnath Yatra in the past 16 days, officials said it was the highest number to visit the Himalayan cave shrine during the first forthright in the last four years.

Tonnes of wheat rotting in rain in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Several thousand tonnes of wheat has been lying unattended in food corporation godowns in Haryana, with the grain turning black with mildew after getting soaked in the rain, officials said on Tuesday.

SYL is the lifeline of Haryana, will have its rightful share of water, Manohar Lal

SONIPAT: Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal said that the SYL is the lifeline of the state and Haryana will have its rightful share of water.

BSF shoots intruder on international border in J&K

JAMMU:  Border security force (BSF) troopers on Monday shot and killed an intruder on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district.

7 soldiers, civilian killed in Himachal building collapse

SHIMLA:  Seven soldiers and a civilian were killed and 28 others rescued after a four-storey building in Himachal Pradesh's Kumarhatti town where Assam Rifles troopers were holding a party, collapsed due to rain, rescuers said on Monday.

Over 1.80 lakh pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 14 days

JAMMU: More than 1.80 lakh pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra over the last two weeks, officials said as another batch of around 5,000 yatris left for the Himalayan shrine on Monday.

Two dead, 12 soldiers trapped in Himachal Guest house collapse

SHIMLA: One soldier and a civilian were killed and 12 other soldiers got trapped when a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.

More than 10 years old auto rickshaws banned in Gurugram

CHANDIGARH:  More than 10 years old Auto Rickshaws in Gurugram will now go off road and if any such Auto Rickshaw is found plying on the roads it will be impounded. These orders were given by Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, while presiding over the District Grievance Committee Meeting today in Gurugram.

Two passengers died after tourist bus catches fire

KURUKSHETRA: Two passengers  died and 19 others were injured after a private tourist Volvo   bus  caught fire after hitting the divider in early hours today near Kingston Banquet hall three Kms away from Pipli in Kurukshetra district on GT road.

Punjab, Haryana CMs agree on inter-state meeting on durgs on July 25

CHANDIGARH: The Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana met here on Friday to discuss greater coordination in the battle against drugs, and agreed to hold an inter-state meeting of all the northern states on July 25.

Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU:  Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Friday, police said.

Solution of Kashmir issue must satisfy all: Farooq

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir problem needs a political solution and this must satisfy all stakeholders, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Thursday.

Over 1 lakh pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 8 days

JAMMU:  Over one lakh pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra during the last eight days as another batch of 5,964 yatris on Tuesday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley, officials said.

Militants shoot, injure civilian in J&K's Pampore town

SRINAGAR: Militants have shot and critically injured a civilian in Pampore town of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday.

Top J&K cop says land grab allegations part of vilification campaign

SRINAGAR:  Land grab allegations against top Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Munir Khan that were levelled immediately after he was granted a one-year extension in service by the Department of Trainings and Personnel, are "part of vilification campaign" the officer said.

Over 95K pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 7 days

JAMMU: Over 95,000 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra in the last seven days, officials said. However, no fresh batch of pilgrims was allowed to move from here on Monday due to the law and order situation.

Burhan anniversary: Curbs to prevent protests in valley

SRINAGAR: Restrictions were imposed in parts of the Srinagar city and other places in the valley on Monday to prevent separatist-called protests on the death anniversary of Hizbul commander, Burhan Wani.

Reliance keen to set up mobile assembly units in Himachal: Official

SHIMLA: Reliance Industries top officials on Saturday met Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here over setting up of mobile assembly facilities in the state's main industrial hub Baddi in Solan district.


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