The 2005 Kashmir earthquake of magnitude Mw 7.6 produced 75 km surface rupture showing 3–7 m vertical offset. The surface rupture nearly coinciding with the bedrock geology-defined Balakot-Bagh Fault (BBF) indicates reactivation of the fault. The BBF extends SE with right-step to the Reasi Thrust in Jammu region. Further SE extension of the Reasi Thrust has been mapped with different nomenclature to the 1905 Kangra earthquake meizoseismal region, suggesting linkage between the earthquake and the active fault.

Hundreds go jobless in Nurpur

Mule path, bridge washed away; 600 residents awaiting food supply

Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma today stated that land would not be acquired without the consent of farmers for the expansion of the Kangra airport.

Despite the High Court order, the felling of deodar trees continues unabated in Dharamkot and McLeodganj.

The ailing Kangra-tea industry may get a fresh lease of life with the high possibility of it getting the Geographical Indication (GI) registration with the European Commission (EC) which will open

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday said 20 swine flu deaths have been reported in the state, while 79 patients are still admitted in different hospitals of the state.

Kangra district now has the highest population of Asian white-backed vulture in the country.

Illegal mining has been rampant in the state. In the past two years, the Mining Department has imposed a fine worth Rs 7 crore on accused in mining cases.

80,000 people of Sulah and Jaisinghpur in Kangra district to benefit