Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur (File Photo)

Himachal imposes statewide indefinite curfew

Shimla: With the state experiencing three coronavirus cases and one death, the Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday imposed a statewide indefinite curfew to prevent its epidemic. Earlier, it was under lockdown. A decision in this regard was taken at a high-level review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. The Chief Minister said district-level […]

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Tibetan man first COVID-19 death in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh on Monday saw its first coronavirus death as a 69-year-old Tibetan man who recently returned from the US died, health officials said. Tenjin Chopel was undergoing treatment in the state-owned Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College in Tanda town in Kangra district. Additional Chief Secretary (Health) R.D. Dhiman said the patient was […]

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Himachal building collapse: 11 soldiers, civilian killed, 28 rescued

Shimla: Eleven 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. Deputy Commissioner K.C. Chaman said one soldier is still trapped in the debris and a rescue operation by the […]

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2 dead, 11 soldiers, seven civilians trapped in building collapse in Himachal

Shimla: A soldier and a civilian were killed and 11 other soldiers and seven civilians were still trapped after a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. While 19 soldiers and five civilians were pulled out from the debris, the rescue operation by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), […]