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State in northern India

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Himachal Pradesh: State in northern India
Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of the eleven mountain states and is characterized by an extreme landscape featuring several peaks and extensive river systems. Himachal Pradesh is the northernmost state of India and shares borders with the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the north, and the states of Punjab to the west, Haryana to the southwest, Uttarakhand to the southeast and a very narrow border with Uttar Pradesh to the South. The state also shares an international border to the east with the Tibet Autonomous Region in China. Himachal Pradesh is also known as 'Dev Bhoomi' or 'Land of Gods and Goddess' and 'Veer Bhoomi' which means 'Land of Braves'.

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Himachal Pradesh: Massive landslide near Shimla blocks NH5 | Oneindia News [Video]

Himachal Pradesh: Massive landslide near Shimla blocks NH5 | Oneindia News

Heavy rainfall in the northern part of the country is leading to massive landslides. A massive landslide near Shimla in Himachal Pradesh has blocked national highway number 5. The video of the..

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Himachal Pradesh issues fresh guidelines from travelers | Oneindia News [Video]

Himachal Pradesh issues fresh guidelines from travelers | Oneindia News

Himachal Pradesh has issued fresh guidelines for people who are visiting the state. People will require either a negative covid-19 test report or must have taken both doses of covid-19..

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Landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur, 11 Dead, 30 missing | Oneindia News [Video]

Landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur, 11 Dead, 30 missing | Oneindia News

Eleven people have died and around 30 are missing after a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur this afternoon left several vehicles buried under debris. #Kinnaurlandslide #Taliban #TopNews

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Kinnaur landslide: At least 40 people trapped, vehicles buried under debris | Oneindia News [Video]

Kinnaur landslide: At least 40 people trapped, vehicles buried under debris | Oneindia News

A major landslide has taken place in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur. At least 40 people are feared trapped under debris as the landslide struck vehicles--mainly and HRTC bus with 25 passengers, a truck and..

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India landslides: Rescue operations under way in Himachal Pradesh [Video]

India landslides: Rescue operations under way in Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rains have hit the Himalayan region, causing flash floods and landslides, claiming the lives of dozens of people.

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India administering 1.25 crore Covid vaccines daily: PM Modi

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Another landslide in Himachal Pradesh was caught on video, resulting in the blockage of National Highway-5 near Jeori in Shimla district.
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PM Modi urges healthcare workers to avoid Covid vaccine wastage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with healthcare workers and beneficiaries of the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Himachal Pradesh through video conference. The Prime Minister during..
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Major landslide hits Himachal's Kinnaur; around 40 feared trapped in debris

A state roadways bus, which was on its way to Hardwar from Rekong Peo via Shimla and several other vehicles were buried in the landslide.
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Bus skids off National Highway in Himachal Pradesh, driver rescues all passengers

In a rare incident captured in a picture, a bus in Himachal Pradesh was hanging from the cliff but the driver managed to save all passengers
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Kerala has highest share of elderly in population, Bihar lowest

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India's Covid-19 reproductive number more than one in eight states, second wave far from over: Govt

The health ministry on Tuesday said India's reproductive number is more than one in eight states, including Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Reproduction number denotes the..
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Himachal Pradesh police books Khalistani activist for sedition


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Himachal Pradesh ex-Chief Minister and Congress Leader Vir Bhadra Singh passed away at the age of 87
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