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15 injured as two buses collide in Shimla
The buses after the accident. Tribune photo

15 injured as two buses collide in Shimla

25 Mar 2019 | 12:50 PM

SHIMLA: At least 15 people were injured when two buses collided head on in Shimla district on Monday, police said. A Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus and a private bus collided at Beethal near Rampur tehsil at around 11.30 am, Shimla Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal said.

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Tribune News Service
Shimla, March 25

At least 15 people were injured when two buses collided head on in Shimla district on Monday, police said.

A Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus and a private bus collided at Beethal near Rampur tehsil at around 11.30 am, Shimla Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal said.

A team led by Rampur Deputy Superintendent of Police had rushed to the spot, he said.

Details are awaited. With PTI

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Sukh Ram set to rejoin Cong

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

NEW DELHI: Former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram is expected to rejoin the Congress any time now. For the 'ghar wapsi', he will be accompanied by his grandson Ashray Sharma.

Denial of ticket setback for Ashray

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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Shanta signs off with ‘no regrets whatsoever’

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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Shanta’s exit jolt for Palampur

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

PALAMPUR: With Shanta Kumar not contesting the elections, a number of development works initiated by him are likely to affected in Palampur.

BJP gets into election mode in Kangra

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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BJP aware of MPs’ failures: Cong

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

UNA: Leader of the Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri on Sunday said with the BJP changing two of its four candidates in the state for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, it has admitted to the fact that its MPs had not performed well in the last five years.

Ex-serviceman denied BJP ticket

25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

MANDI: The Ex-servicemen Association, Mandi, has lodged a protest over the denial of BJP ticket to Kargil War hero Brig Khushal Thakur (retd) for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.

Kashyap’s poll campaign launched

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

SHIMLA: A day after official announcement of BJP candidates from Himachal, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched the poll campaign of Suresh Kashyap, party candidate from Shimla (Reserve) Lok Sabha constituency by addressing convention of Mahila Morcha of Shimla (Rural) and Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha of Shimla constituency.

BJP banks on new faces to repeat ’14 show

25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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Dhumal addresses meeting in Dehra

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

KANGRA: Former Chief Minister PK Dhumal today said the Lok Sabha poll was not only important for the development of the country but also to curb the activities of anti-national forces.

Cong activists told to work at ground level

25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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Farmers to lodge FIRs against arhtiyas

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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25 Mar 2019 | 7:58 AM

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SOLAN: As many as 2,000 ex-servicemen and war widows from Shimla, Solan and Sirmaur were honoured here today.

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Jalori opens to light vehicles

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Sanitary napkins for Rs 1 per packet

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Guv honours HAS topper Aprajita

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Helpline app for Kangra voters

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Shanta to focus on Vivekananda trust

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LS polls: BJP declares names of all 4 candidates for Himachal

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