PALAMPUR

  • Not every Pappu can run a government: Ramdev September 12, 2013

    Palampur: Taking a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, yoga guru Ramdev said in Palampur Thursday that not every Pappu comes equipped to run a government. "People like Pappu don't have the ability and experience to run the government," the yoga guru told reporters in Palampur, some 275 km from the state...
  • Rajnath Singh to inaugurate threeday BJP training camp in Himachal Pradesh July 29, 2013

    BJP president Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a threeday training camp of the party in Palampur district on August 2. The camp will be attended by Vice President and incharge of Himachal Pradesh, Balbir Punj, former Chief Ministers Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal, state BJP chief Sat Pal Satti and other...
  • Heavy showers lash Himachal, snowfall in highaltitude areas May 27, 2013

    Shimla: Heavy showers lashed most parts of Himachal Pradesh on Monday while highaltitude tribal areas received another spell of snowfall, providing the much needed relief to people from the scorching sun. The mercury, which was running six to eight degrees above normal for the past two weeks, plummeted after rains and...
  • Mysterious flying object hits 2 women, perplexes forensic team March 21, 2013

    Palampur: Two women were injured when a mysterious flying object hit them in Patola village of the district on Thursday. The injured women, Sarita and Anita, were hit near Chamunda Devi shrine in Palampur and were rushed to a nearby hospital, police said. A team of forensic science experts reached the spot,...
  • Himachal begins probe into Prashant Bhushan's land deal March 2, 2013

    Shimla: After taking back possession of a prime land allotted to yoga guru Baba Ramdev for alleged violations of statutory provisions, Himachal Pradesh has begun another probe into permission granted to lawyer Prashant Bhushan to purchase land in the state, a minister said on Friday. "As on the face of it,...
  • Cong demands probe into purchase of land by Bhushan in HP October 9, 2012

    Shimla: The Congress in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday demanded an inquiry into alleged purchase of tea plantation land by a trust linked to activist Arvind Kejriwal's associate Prashant Bhushan in Palampur area of the state. "We want an independent inquiry into the land transferred to Prashant Bhushan in 2010 and...
  • Himachal: 34 dead in Palampur bus mishap September 11, 2012

    Palampur: The toll in the bus accident near Malli on the PalampurAshapuri road near Palampur rose to 34 on Tuesday with authorities recovering 20 more bodies, police said. Five others, including two women and a child, were seriously injured in the mishap which took place when a Himachal Road Transport...
  • Armyman's body missing since 1962 war recovered July 15, 2010

    Palampur: Indian Army has recovered the body of a soldier who was killed in the 1962 war with China. Army officials identified the body of the soldier as Karam Chand Katoch of Dogra Regiment. Katoch's body was brought on Wednesday to his hometown of Palampur in Himachal Pradesh. The body was...
  • Brit NGO worker raped in cab in Himachal town June 19, 2009

    Shimla: An 18yearold British girl was allegedly raped in a cab by two youth near Palampur town of Himachal Pradesh, police said on Friday. "A British girl was allegedly gang raped by two youths last (Thursday) night near Palampur town in Kangra district in a maxi cab. She has been working...