Himachal Pradesh
Women's clamour against liquor in Himachal grows louder
April 24, 2017 12:11 PM

It's definitely not going to leave men on a high in Himachal Pradesh, literally!

Himachal prohibits use of red beacons
April 21, 2017 07:09 PM

 The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh on Friday issued a notification prohibiting the use of red beacons on all vehicles, except those of the High Court judges.

Himachal bus accident: 7 bodies yet to be identified
April 20, 2017 06:47 PM

Seven of the 45 passengers who were killed when a private bus fell into a Himachal Pradesh river are yet to be identified even after 24 hours of the accident, an official said on Thursday.

Himachal Governor shuns red beacon
April 20, 2017 06:43 PM

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Thursday removed the red beacon from his official vehicle. His move came a day after the Narendra Modi government put a countrywide ban on it from May 1.

Shimla Deputy Mayor urges Modi to shift rally from Ridge
April 20, 2017 06:40 PM

The Deputy Mayor of Shimla on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shift out his public meeting this month from the historic Ridge ground, for fear any large congregation would damage the century-old drinking water storage tank underneath.

Virbhadra Singh to appear before ED
April 20, 2017 11:34 AM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, accused in a money laundering case, is likely to present himself before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday, an official said.

Himachal accident: 10 bodies yet to be identified
April 20, 2017 11:34 AM

Ten of the 45 passengers who were killed when a private bus fell into a Himachal Pradesh river are yet to be identified even after 24 hours of the accident, an official said on Thursday.

43 killed in Himachal bus accident
April 19, 2017 03:18 PM

At least 43 passengers were killed when a bus fell into a river in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Wednesday, the police said.

Himachal sizzles, rains in store
April 16, 2017 06:34 PM

The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday saw the mercury rising, recording temperatures three to seven degrees above the average. But the Met office forecast rains and thundershowers later this week.

Himachal CM launches unemployment allowance scheme
April 15, 2017 06:34 PM

Fulfilling his election campaign promise to give doles to jobless youth ahead of the assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday distributed cheques for Rs 1,000 each to 10 unemployed youth.

Himachal police has outdated weapons: CAG
April 15, 2017 11:22 AM

Himachal Pradesh, which shares a domestic border with Jammu and Kashmir and a porous international border with China, depends upon outdated arms to tackle crime, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said on Saturday.

BJP retains Himachal assembly seat in by-poll
April 13, 2017 03:17 PM

The opposition BJP on Thursday retained the Bhoranj assembly seat in Himachal Pradesh, its stronghold, in the by-poll, an election official said.

BJP wins Himachal assembly by-poll
April 13, 2017 12:09 PM

The Bharatiya Janata Party's Anil Dhiman on Thursday won the Bhoraj assembly constituency by-poll in Himachal Pradesh, defeating the Congress' Parmila Devi by a margin of over 8,000 votes, according to the Election Commission.

Over 130 cyclists to go for heritage ride in Shimla
April 13, 2017 11:23 AM

Over 130 cyclists from 20 cities will carry out a heritage ride in the Himachal Pradesh capital on Friday to raise environment awareness and encourage cycling, event organisers said on Thursday.

Himachal to raise eco-task force to cull monkeys
April 10, 2017 06:49 PM

Himachal Pradesh on Monday announced that it will constitute an eco-task force for scientifically culling monkeys that were declared as vermin in the state.

Shimla's hilltop Jakhu temple linked by ropeway
April 10, 2017 02:46 PM

If a steep hike to the historical Jakhu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman in this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort is a little too arduous for you, no need to be huffing and puffing now.

Himachal CM asks IIM students to focus on rural areas
April 08, 2017 05:55 PM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday asked management students to focus on development of rural areas and underprivileged in order to help growth and expansion of economic activities.

Himachal jails overcrowded, lack security mechanism: CAG
April 08, 2017 11:52 AM

Jails in Himachal Pradesh are overcrowded with excess occupancy ranging between two and 122 per cent in the past three years, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said.

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