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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur Becomes First Fully Vaccinated District In India

Oct 13, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Kinnaur has attained 100 percent vaccine coverage with all eligible citizens above 18 years getting both doses.

Kargil To Mandi—War Veteran To Take On His ‘Reel Life’ Hero On Other Side Of The Poll Battle

Oct 13, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Bollywood actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar will campaign against Kargil war veteran Brigadier (Rtd) Khushal Thakur in the Himachal Pradesh by-polls.


Schools Open in Himachal Pradesh For Class 8, Strict SOPs Enforced

If temples can open for pilgrims and poll rallies held, why can't schools reopen too, ask parents.

Famous Temples See Massive Pilgrim Footfall, Covid Fears Knock At Himachal Doors

Oct 10, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

A let-off in Covid cases since the peak of the second wave has already seen a big spike in tourist inflow to the state over the past couple of months, a trend referred to as ‘revenge travel’.


Dalai Lama Hails Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov For Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Dalai Lama said he was happy to learn that this year's prize had been given to the two journalists for their efforts to defend freedom of expression.

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08 October, 2021

In Cornering Congress Over ‘Dynastic Politics’, BJP Wrecking Its Ship In Himachal By-Polls

Ashwani Sharma

BJP wants to corner the Congress in Mandi where Pratibha singh, former CM Virbhadra Singh but dumped Chetan Bragta in Jubbal Kotkhai for assembly bypoll.


04 October, 2021

BJP Says No To Kangana’s Candidature For Mandi Bypoll, Cong All Set For Pratibha

Ashwani Sharma

‘The ticket for the Mandi parliamentary constituency will go to a party worker, not any celebrity figure,’ Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.


28 September, 2021

Himachal Bypoll: A Litmus Test For CM Jai Ram Thakur, BJP's Mission Repeat 2022

Ashwani Sharma

If the BJP faces any anti-incumbency wave during the bypoll, it can overturn the ruling party’s applecart and damage its prospects in the 2022 assembly polls.


27 September, 2021

Two Trekkers Die, 14 Stranded At Glacier In Lahaul-Spiti

Ashwani Sharma

A team of 32 have been constituted and sent to the glacier side for rescue operation. It will take three days for them to reach the glacier.


27 September, 2021

‘Not A Simple Achievement’: Meet Himachal’s Visually Challenged Umesh Labana Who Cracked UPSC

Ashwani Sharma

Umesh Labana looks forward to join the elite IAS service and preferably work on projects to change the mindset of the society towards physically challenged or visually impaired people.


25 September, 2021

Sero Survey Finds 87 Percent Himachal Pradesh Develops Immunity Against Covid-19

Ashwani Sharma

The survey has found that people above 60 years age group in the state are at the top to have developed anti-bodies against the Covid-19.


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24 September, 2021

Schools To Reopen In Himachal Pradesh Under Covid-19 Protocol

Ashwani Sharma

The Himachal Pradesh government has announced reopening of classes for students of 9th to 12th standard.


22 September, 2021

Govt Schools’ Enrolment Up By 10,000 In Himachal During Covid-19 Pandemic

Ashwani Sharma

Parents are pulling back their wards from private schools unable to pay their fee and monthly dues charged under different heads during the pandemic.


21 September, 2021

Gandhis' Day Out In Shimla’s Misty, Cool Environs

Ashwani Sharma

Locals spotted Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi taking a stroll and enjoying the cool environment in the backwards of the cottage engulfed in white clouds.


18 September, 2021

Popcorns, Photos And A Leisure Walk, Prez Kovind Makes Public Appearance At The Ridge

Ashwani Sharma

'Do you guys feel harassed by my presence in Shimla?' Rashtrapati Kovind asked a middle-aged person watching him from a distance along with a group of people.


18 September, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Holidays In Shimla Amid Crisis In Punjab Congress

Ashwani Sharma

The Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen holidaying at her bungalow in Shimla, at a time when rift has emerged between Congress leaders in Punjab.


17 September, 2021

Himachal Pradesh On Path Of Inclusive Development: Prez Kovind

Ashwani Sharma

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed ‘Golden Jubilee’ function of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly.


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14 September, 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind To Address Special Session Of Himachal Assembly On Friday

Outlook Web Desk

To mark the Golden Jubilee of Himachal Pradesh's statehood, the President will address the state assembly.


Photo Gallery

A health worker collects a swab sample from a traveler to test for COVID-19 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai.

AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves after attending Congress Working Committee meeting at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Kamal Singh

A crane being used to lift an idol of Goddess Durga after immersion to prevent pollution in River Ganga in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

Children dressed as Lord Rama, Bharat, Lakshmana and Shatrughan during Nati Imli Bharat Milap Leela, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia offers his prayers at Ram Tirth temple, in Amritsar.

PTI Photo
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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu