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Is China Going to Engage with India in Himachal Pradesh Now? South Asian Geopolitics Update

China and India are two key players in South-Asian Geopolitics. The militaries of both powers were engaged in a standoff in Eastern Ladakh recently. Though both sides jointly declared to disengage and deescalate in mid-July, there has been little progress in deescalation along the disputed Line of Actual Control.

Jai Ram Thakur Selected As Himachal CM, Has Strong RSS Links

The state unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday, named its former chief and MLA from Seraj constituency, Jai Ram Thakur as next Chief Minister

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election: BJP Set To Form Govt In State, Comfortably Ahead Of Congress

Rallying on its pro-hindutva agenda the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is  set to return to power as the results of the Himachal Pradesh elections show

Counting Of Votes Begins For Gujarat & Himachal Assembly Election Results

Counting of votes for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly election results have begun at 8 AM. Both the BJP and the Congress party would be competing

Himachal Assembly Election: State Records 75 % Of Turnout

Himachal Pradesh in its assembly election witnessed a record 74 percent of voter turnout. It is said that the hill state recorded more than 74 per

Himachal Assembly Election: BJP Releases Its List Of Candidates

Himachal Pradesh state BJP unit on Thursday released its list of candidates for the upcoming state assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Assembly Election: Congress Releases First List of Candidates

The Himachal Pradesh unit of the Indian National Congress (INC) on Wednesday annonced its first list of candidates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly election

Man Narrowly Escapes during Landslide at Gurdwara Manikaran Sahib [CC TV Video Footage]

A CCTV footage of landslide at Gurdwara Manikaran Sahib, near Kullu,in Himachal Pradesh has surfaced which shows that a man narrowly escaped unhurt during the incident.

7 killed, 11 injurred after boulders fell on Gurdwara Manikaran Sahib

In an unfortunate tragedy, nearly 35 people were killed and many were feared trapped under debris after landslide triggered boulders fell on Gurdwara Manikaran Sahib in Kullu (HP).

Manikaran bus tragedy: Navy begins search for missing 34 Sikh pilgrims

A team of 12 Navy personnel has began search for 34 missing persons who were washed away in a river on July 23 after a Punjab bus fell into an river near Kullu.

Six dead as bus carry Sikh devotees from Barnala to Gurdwara Manikaran fell into river near Kullu; 20 injured, many misisng

At least six persons were killed and around 20 were injured when a tourist bus fall into a 200 feet Deep gorge near Rampur Himachal Pradesh. Media reports say that some more people are still missing. Missing persons are feared to have been washed away in Satluj river.

Himachal on boil after wings of political rivals clash over demonstration outside BJP office

A clash between Youth Congress and BJP's student wing Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has turned political atmosphere of Himachal Pradesh hot amongst cold wave in the hilly state. Media reports says that Himachal is on boil after Thursday (January 29) violent clashes between Youth Congress and ABVP activists.

Beas River Tragedy: Inquiry Report accuses Hydropower Project Authorities for the fateful incident

[a]n inquiry report on the death of 24 students and a tour guide near Mandi on June 8, who were flooded away when water was released into the river without warning from the nearby Larji Hydropower project, has blamed the dam authorities for the tragedy.

Beas river tragedy: Another body recovered; 11 still missing

According to media reports another body of a student was found today, thirteen days after 25 persons, including 24 students from a Hyderabad engineering college, were swept away in Beas river near Mandi in Himachal Pradesh. The deceased has been identified as Sairaj of AS Rao Nagar in Hyderabad.

Beas River Tragedy: Water level lowered, but no trace of bodies; 16 still missing

The massive search operation launched by the Himachal Pradesh (HP) government seems to be failing to recover the bodies of the remaining 16 students who were washed away in the Beas on June 8, dashing the hopes of the victims' relatives.

Beas tragedy: Two more bodies found, 16 still missing

The rescue team fished out two more bodies of students of the Hyderabad- based VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology from the Beas river at Pandoh on Thursday.

Beas river tragedy: ‘Missing’ hero saved lives of 4 batchmates

The Beas's strong currents eventually swept him away, but not before he had managed to save lives of at least four of his batch-mates. Even while M Kiran Kumar's family and friends grieved his disappearance on Monday, they could not help but be overwhelmed by a sense of pride. The young boy, touted by many as the 'leader' of the touring team, stood out as the unsung hero of the Himachal tragedy.

Bodies of 5 students recovered from Beas river, 19 other are still missing

According to recent media reports the rescue workers today recovered five bodies from Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district while the fate of 19 others washed away in the flooded Beas river was still not known.

Beas river tragidy – 2 dead bodies recovered, 22 still missing

Mandi, Himachal Pradesh (June 09, 2014): According to recent information the rescue teams recovered two bodies of Students from Beas river at Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district while the fate of 22 others is still not known.

20 Engineering students feared drowned in Beas river in HP

At least 20 Engineering students from Hyderabad were feared washed away by the Beas river near Mandi in Himachal Pradesh, officials said.