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An entire Indian village tests positive for coronavirus barring one individual

An entire Indian village tested positive for coronavirus apart from one resident. Bhushan Thakur, 52, in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul Spiti was the only person found negative during testing. The outbreak is being linked to a religious programme which was held few days back. The administration has restricted tourism movement to Teling nullah near the north […]

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Man sells his cow, his only source of income to buy a smartphone for kids’ online classes

An Indian man in the state of Himachal Pradesh sold his cow, his only source of income, to buy a mobile phone so that his two children could attend online classes. Kuldip Kumar said after the schools closed in March, his children studying in Class 4 and Class 2 were finding it difficult to continue […]

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Snow leopard that killed over 40 sheep in 4 days captured alive

The Forest department with the help of locals captured a snow leopard which had killed over 40 sheep in the past four days in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul and Spiti district, officials said on Sunday. The snow leopard was captured in Geu village of Spiti on Saturday, Kaza Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Hardev Negi said. The […]

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Paraglider killed during training

A 24-year-old paraglider was killed during training in Himachal Pradesh’s Bir Billing area, fifth such death in the state since April last year. A resident of Barot, Akshay died during training on Sunday, police said. Akshay had taken a paragliding flight from Bir Billing in Kangra district with another pilot, Shyam Lal, they added. They […]

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81-year-old woman’s face blackened, garlanded with shoes, branded as witch in Himachal Pradesh

Twenty-one people were arrested for allegedly parading an 81-year-old woman in her village after blackening her face and garlanding her with shoes on the suspicion that she practised sorcery, police said on Sunday. The police swung into action and made arrests only after the video of the incident, which took place on Wednesday, went viral […]