31 arrested in major crackdown on Charas production in Himachal's Kullu
Monday, November 4, 2019, 8:23 AM
In a special drive against drugs, 31 people including 12 Nepalese were arrested from Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district after about three-kg of charas was seized from them, police said on Sunday. The arrests were made on the intervening night of Friday-Saturday from the remote areas of Peeni and Jaana of Parvati valley in Kullu district, Kullu Superintendent of Police Gaurav Singh said on Sunday.
5 Pilgrims On Way To Himachal Shrine Injured As Glacier Collapses
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 9:11 PM
Five pilgrims were injured as a glacier broke off and collapsed on way to the Shrikhand Mahadev shrine in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, the police said Wednesday. The "yatra" to the shrine has been temporarily stopped. Considered tougher than the Amarnath pilgrimage, ten-day Shrikhand Mahadev yatra had begun on July-15. Shrikhand Mahadev is revered by Hindus as one of the abodes of Lord Shiva.