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Kinnaur Landslide: Death toll touches 20 as three more bodies recovered, many still missing

The death toll in the landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district touched 20 as three more bodies were recovered on the fourth day of the search and rescue operations, state disaster management director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said Saturday. Notably, the three bodies were recovered from the rubble at Chaura village on national highway number five...

At least 5 dead in landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur

Kinnaur: A major landslide was reported in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. According to Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officials, a truck, an HRTC bus and a few vehicles reportedly came under the rubble. Teams of ITBP were rushed to the spot for rescue. As per official reports, bodies of five victims have been...

ITBP recommends 21 men for gallantry medals at I-Day

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has recommended the name of 21 of its soldiers for gallantry medals during this year’s Independence Day. ITBP has also awarded 294 of its men with the DG’s gallantry commendations. The soldiers have been recommended as they faced the Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh during May-June, when...

ITBP takes over 10,000-bed COVID-19 care centre in Delhi

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Wednesday took over a 10,000-bed capacity COVID-19 care centre in Delhi, officials said. A team of officials from the border guarding force visited the Radha Soami Beas facility and held discussions with the Delhi government and other stakeholders who will be partners in running the centre. Union home minister...

Centre withdraws order delisting 1,026 foreign goods sold at paramilitary canteens

The Union government on Monday withdrew an order delisting 1,026 foreign products including shoes, gadgets, and chocolates sold at paramilitary canteens across the country. The withdrawal comes within an hour of the Centre delisting these products. The government has clarified that a fresh list would be issued soon. According to the earlier order issued on...

CAPF canteens to sell only swadeshi products from June 1

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday said that the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) canteens will sell only indigenous products from June 1. The ministry statement said that the 50 lakh family members of about 10 lakh CAPF personnel will only use indigenous products. The announcement comes a day after the Prime Minister, in...