Free Press Journal
  • Himachal rains claim 8; hundreds stranded

    Shimla : Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Monday claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, remained stranded across the state after incessant rainfall for the third consecutive day, triggering landslides and snapping over 200 road links, officials said.

  • Himachal Pradesh: 10 people killed, 3 injured after jeep fell into a deep gorge in Shimla

    Shimla: Ten people, including four women, died and three others were injured after a vehicle veered off a road in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district Saturday, a police official said. The accident happened at Snail, three kilometres from Kuddu on Tiyuni Road. The three injured, including a child, have been admitted to Rohru hospital, Shimla Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal said. A police team led by Jubbal Station House Officer and Swara police post in-charge is

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    REVEALED! Kapil Sharma is in Shimla with girlfriend Ginny

    The process of getting back into the groove has begun in right earnest for Kapil Sharma. A close friend reveals the comic virtuoso has gone on a strict diet to regain lost shape. Says the friend, “Not that Kapil was ever slim and trim. He is on the chubby side always and has to guard against weight gain. This he stopped doing once the show stopped. But

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    HD Kumaraswamy helps Mysuru woman return to Karnataka from Shimla

    Bengaluru: Turning into a Samaritan, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy helped an estranged Mysuru woman return to the state from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, said an official statement on Thursday. “The 40-year-old ailing woman, traced in a Shimla rehab hospital recently, was brought to Bengaluru on Thursday by a team of state health officials,” said the Chief Minister’s office in a statement here.

  • Water crisis continue to hit Himachal Pradesh, villagers try new methods

    Himachal Pradesh: Villagers of rural areas of Solan ditrict of Himachal Pradesh are implementing local methods to save, conserve and store water in order to tackle the existing water crisis. Local techniques like rain water harvesting, recharging ground water, use of storage tanks and hand pumps are being adopted by villagers.

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    India staring down the barrel of a major water crisis

    Shimla and Bengaluru are two very disparate cities. One is a quaint hill station that acts as a summer retreat for most Indians while the other is a bustling IT hub, which makes it a popular destination for most of the corporates in India.

  • See Pics: Rubina Dilaik-Abhinav Shukla’s fairy-tale wedding is hard to miss!

    Television actress Rubina Dilaik has finally tied the knot with long-time boyfriend actor Abhinav Shukla. The lovebirds had their special day ceremony held in Shimla on June 21. The wedding took place in the presence of their respective families and close friends.

  • Shimla gets more water, but rationing in place

    Shimla: The acute water shortage in Shimla further improved as authorities increased supply for the second day on Sunday, even though officials said the rationing system put in place in the Himachal Pradesh capital would continue.

  • Shimla water crisis: Officials cracks down on illegal connections

    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh): As Shimla is witnessing acute water shortage for the past few days, authorities have ordered to snap illegal water supply to normalise the crisis in the city. Speaking to ANI, Shimla Deputy Commissioner Amit Kashyap said, “I received a couple of complaints regarding the illegal connections of water and they were correct. So, I have ordered the seizure of the same and have told the concerned people to take appropriate

  • Craving for water, Shimla residents pour out anger on social media

    Shimla: People in Shimla , once a village that served as the summer capital of British India between 1864 and 1939, are craving for a glass of water, while their woes and anger are pouring on micro-blogging platforms, literally!

  • HC exempts CBI chief from personal appearance

    Shimla : The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday exempted the CBI Director from personal appearance in the Kotkhai rape and murder case after accepting an affidavit filed by him.

  • Sonia Gandhi falls ill in Shimla, taken to Delhi

    Shimla : UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who had come here to inspect her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s under-construction house at Chharabra, 15 km from here, complained of restlessness last midnight, following which she was taken to Delhi.

  • Roads in Shimla cut off after snowfall

    Shimla : Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla and its nearby tourist destinations on Monday were wrapped in snow, giving them a picturesque look. Likewise, Manali and its uphill Solang ski slopes and Kalpa, 250 km from here, saw snowfall.

  • Jai Ram Thakur sworn in as HP CM with 11 ministers

    Shimla : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his 11 ministers – half of them first-timers – on Wednesday took oath of office at an impressive ceremony attended among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah. Governor Acharya Devvrat administered the oath of office and secrecy to Thakur, who will turn 53 on January 6. This will be his maiden term as Chief Minister, reports IANS.