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  • himachal slightly warmer snowfall in store

    Himachal slightly warmer, snowfall in store

    India | January 02, 2015 11:46 IST

    Shimla: Most of the hill stations of Himachal Pradesh on Friday saw a further rise in temperature, but the Met Office here has forecast chances of rain and snowfall in the next two days."There are

  • himachal turns into skiers paradise after record snow

    Himachal turns into skiers' paradise after record snow

    Lifestyle | December 23, 2014 18:38 IST

    Shimla:  With record amounts of snow falling, the pistes overlooking Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist resorts Shimla and Manali have turned out to be a paradise for skiers."This is just the beginning of good skiing days,"

  • sunny morning in himachal after snowfall

    Sunny morning in Himachal after snowfall

    India | December 23, 2014 11:48 IST

    Shimla: it was a bright and sunny morning across Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday after two days of rain and snowfall, even though temperatures remained below the freezing point at many places."It was a bright, sunny

  • ngo intervenes after himachal school bars hiv woman from

    NGO intervenes after Himachal school bars HIV+ woman from cooking

    India | December 19, 2014 13:53 IST

    Shimla: An HIV positive woman employed as a cook in a government school in Himachal's Kangra district was barred from cooking until an NGO persuaded the authorities to take her back."For three days I was

  • over 600 tourists evacuated in himachal

    Over 600 tourists evacuated in Himachal

    India | December 14, 2014 11:37 IST

    Shimla: More than 600 tourists struck in the hills overlooking the tourist resort Manali in Himachal Pradesh due to snow have been rescued, an official said on Sunday.Eighteen people were, however, still stranded and provided

  • tourists flock to hills as himachal experiences rains

    Tourists flock to hills as Himachal experiences rains, snowfall

    India | December 13, 2014 15:40 IST

    Shimla: Heavy rains lashed the plains and hilly areas of Himachal Pradesh, causing snowfall in Kullu, Manali and other tourist resorts. A large number of tourists from the plains of Delhi, Chandigarh and Punjab have begun

  • himachal to be free of open defecation by 2019

    Himachal to be free of open defecation by 2019

    India | October 26, 2014 19:36 IST

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has prepared an action plan to achieve all targets under the 'Swachh Bharat Mission', thereby ensuring a clean state free of open defecation by 2019, an official told IANS here Sunday.The aim

  • beas tragedy more personnel to join search

    Beas tragedy: More personnel to join search

    India | June 13, 2014 11:20 IST

    Mandi: The search operation to trace the 17 persons still missing following the tragedy in the Beas river involving a group of engineering students from Hyderabad resumed on its fifth day today with more personnel

  • hp tragedy survivors four bodies to reach hyderabad by

    HP Tragedy: Survivors, four bodies to reach Hyderabad by special flights

    India | June 09, 2014 23:44 IST

    Hyderabad: A special flight carrying 24 students who survived the river tragedy in Himachal Pradesh will be landing here Monday night while bodies of four victims are being flown in a defence aircraft.Civil Aviation Minister

  • himachal cm raises state issues with pm fm

    Himachal CM raises state issues with PM, FM

    India | June 05, 2014 23:13 IST

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley about issues pertaining to the state and sought their support for its development today.  Virbhadra Singh who

  • storm lashes himachal rohtang pass closed

    Storm lashes Himachal; Rohtang Pass closed

    India | June 01, 2014 17:26 IST

    Shimla: Severe storm accompanied by rains and sleet today lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh, including state capital Shimla, disrupting the normal life while Rohtang Pass was closed due to fresh snowfall in tribal areas.Some state

  • himachal central univarsity vc offers to resign

    Himachal central Univarsity VC offers to resign

    India | June 01, 2014 11:41 IST

    Shimla: Furqan Qamar, vice chancellor of the Central University of Himachal Pradesh, has sought the consent of President Pranab Mukherjee to relieve him from his post, university officials said on Sunday.Qamar has been appointed secretary

  • himachal s hilltop aadi himani chamunda temple damaged in

    Himachal's hilltop Aadi Himani Chamunda temple damaged in fire

    India | February 15, 2014 12:49 IST

    Kangra (Himachal Pradesh): An ancient hilltop wooden shrine in Himachal Pradesh was damaged in a fire, officials said Saturday. The temple is closed in winter owing to heavy snowfall.The Aadi Himani Chamunda temple, situated amid

  • long forgotten himachali food on road to revival

    Long forgotten Himachali food on road to revival

    Lifestyle | February 03, 2014 16:13 IST

    Shimla: Traditional Himachali food like khoru, patore, babroo, chaa ghosht and murgh anardana that have been long forgotten are now being offered by a chain of hotels using the finest ingredients, traditional recipes and methods.The

  • ranji trophy baroda punjab himachal score outright wins

    Ranji Trophy: Baroda, Punjab, Himachal score outright wins

    Cricket | November 30, 2013 19:37 IST

    New Delhi: Baroda, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh scored outright victories with a day to spare in the fifth round of Ranji Trophy cricket matches Saturday.At the Moti Bagh Stadium in Vadodara, hosts Baroda registered a

  • 19 die in bus accident in himachal pradesh

    19 die in bus accident in Himachal Pradesh

    India | September 27, 2013 13:23 IST

    Shimla:  Nineteen people died and another critically injured when a bus rolled down a 600-feet deep gorge near Ransua-Jabrog village in Sirmaur district this morning.The bus with 20 passengers on board was on its way

  • severe storm lashes parts of himachal one killed in shimla

    Severe storm lashes parts of Himachal, one killed in Shimla

    India | September 17, 2013 8:45 IST

    Shimla: A storm yesterday lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh, killing one person in Shimla, uprooting trees and snapping overhead electricity and telephone cables. The storm which lasted for about two hours, caused immense damage

  • centre to release funds for flood hit himachal

    Centre to release funds for flood-hit Himachal

    India | September 09, 2013 16:21 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said the centre would release adequate funds to Himachal Pradesh from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for relief and restoration in flood-affected areas, an official statement said.A

  • himachal to initiate action against dutch power firm

    Himachal to initiate action against Dutch power firm

    India | September 04, 2013 20:39 IST

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to initiate proceedings against Netherlands-based Brakel Corp. for causing loss to the state exchequer by delaying the execution of a hydropower project.The cabinet, presided over by Chief

  • himachal s free ambulances saved 6 708 lives in two years

    Himachal's free ambulances saved 6,708 lives in two years

    India | August 18, 2013 18:43 IST

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh's free ambulance service, which can be availed by dialling phone number 108, has saved 6,708 lives in 325,178 emergencies handled since its launch in December 2010, a statement said here on Sunday.The