Himachal Pradesh

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 thirteen 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, meaning 'Land of Gods' and Veer Bhoomi which means 'Land of the Brave'.

Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: Trucks arrive with pipes to aid in the rescue of workers | Oneindia [Video]

Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: Trucks arrive with pipes to aid in the rescue of workers | Oneindia

Rescue operations are ongoing to evacuate 40 workers trapped inside a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand for over 48 hours now. Videos from the spot showed huge piles of concrete blocking the tunnel,..

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Himachal Pradesh’s Lepcha for the Diwali Celebration | Oneindia News [Video]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Himachal Pradesh’s Lepcha for the Diwali Celebration | Oneindia News

On Sunday 12th November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Lepcha, Himachal Pradesh, to mark Diwali in the company of our courageous security forces. Sharing images on X, previously known as..

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Israel-Palestine Conflict: Israeli tourists in Himachal’s ‘Mini Israel’ react to war | Oneindia News [Video]

Israel-Palestine Conflict: Israeli tourists in Himachal’s ‘Mini Israel’ react to war | Oneindia News

Mini Israel of Himachal Pradesh is upset after the Hamas terrorist attack in Israel on October 06. Israeli tourists visit Dharamkot village near the North Indian hill town of Dharamshala every year...

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Sunday paid floral tributes to the statue of BR Ambedkar, Chairman of the drafting committee of the Indian Constitution, at Chaura Maidan,..
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Himachal high court finds denial of leave for NEET counselling 'highly unjust'

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has deemed the denial of No Objection Certificate (NOC) and Extra Ordinary Leave for a Senior Resident Doctor participating in the NEET Super Specialty Course..
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10 years on, SC faults Himachal Pradesh judge appointments, also offers relief

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NHAI to audit all its 29 ongoing tunnel projects

After the Silkyara tunnel mishap, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will conduct a safety audit of all its 29 under construction tunnels across the country. Officials said NHAI chairman..
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India safe as long as its brave soldiers are at borders: PM Modi

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'India safe as long as...': PM Modi celebrates Diwali with security forces in Himachal's Lepcha

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'Place where troops deployed no less than temple': PM Modi celebrates Diwali with jawans in Himachal Pradesh's Lepcha

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Sukhu returns to Shimla after treatment in Delhi, says won't campaign in poll-bound states

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Now senior officials to spend at least one night in border villages to assess challenges there

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Centre's letter asking to withdraw water cess unjustified: Himachal deputy CM Agnihotri

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Congress governments in 3 states battling crises due to 'flawed thinking', lack funds for salaries: Rajnath Singh

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Pradeep Sangwan, who cleans up the hills, one trek at a time

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Indian Army's first vertical wind tunnel installed at special forces training school in HP

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Cracks in Lahaul-Spiti village sparks panic

The village of Lindur in Himachal Pradesh, India is facing a survival battle as cracks in houses and fissures on farms threaten the safety of its residents. The villagers are living in constant fear of..
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Climate change, pollution, construction: Scientists warn of more Sikkim-like disasters in Himalayas

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Himachal govt to reduce special road tax on tourist vehicles: CM Sukhu

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Helicopter services at affordable airfare to start soon in Himachal Pradesh: CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

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Himachal Pradesh: Heavy rains lash disaster-hit hill state again, 24 roads blocked in 5 districts

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Himachal Pradesh govt to provide free LPG kits, ration to residents affected by heavy rain

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No power on earth can eradicate Sanatan Dharma: Jai Ram Thakur

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Himachal rains: Overnight rainfall triggers landslides, 2 dead, 200 roads blocked; IMD issues orange alert on Aug 25, 26

With the two deaths, the toll in rain-related incidents in Shimla district in the past 10 days has increased to 26 which include 17 deaths in Summer Hill landslide, five in Fagli and two in Krishna..
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Karnataka government donates Rs 15 crore towards Disaster Relief Fund in Himachal Pradesh

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Weather update: Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, UP and other states to experience heavy rain, check IMD forecast

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Himachal weather update: Met warns of heavy rain in state from August 22-24

Himachal weather news: It also issued a 'yellow alert' for heavy rain on August 21, even as the monsoon remained subdued in the state.
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Himachal Pradesh rains: Shimla landslide death toll rises to 17, furious downpour continues in state

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