Himachal Pradesh
Himachal gets snow, rain
February 20, 2017 06:42 PM

The hills of picturesque tourist resorts Manali and Shimla on Monday saw rainfall, while high hills in Himachal Pradesh received a fresh spell of snowfall.

More than five crore saplings planted in Himachal
February 19, 2017 04:05 PM

More than five crore saplings were planted on 48,000 hectares in the four years in Himachal Pradesh, resulting in increase in forest cover, the government said on Sunday.

Hills in Himachal to get more snow
February 18, 2017 06:49 PM

More snowfall may occur in the high hills of Himachal Pradesh, the Met office said on Saturday.

25 students injured as bus skids off road in Himachal
February 17, 2017 01:02 PM

  At least 25 school children were injured on Friday when their school bus skidded off the mountain road in Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh, police said.

Himachal seeks technology to rear snow trout
February 16, 2017 05:23 PM

Himachal Pradesh Fisheries Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri on Thursday stressed upon developing breeding technology of the exotic snow trout so that its production could be increased by stocking its seed in state rivers.

Clear backlog of jobs for visually impaired: Himachal CM
February 15, 2017 06:55 PM

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday directed the state administration to clear the backlog of jobs for the visually impaired.

The old woman who lives alone in a Himachal wildlife park
February 15, 2017 11:45 AM

She is an octogenarian and lives all alone in the Unesco-tagged Great Himalayan National Park in the picturesque Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The authorities say she is the only human who lives in the park that is spread over 754 sq km -- one of the richest biodiversity sites in the western Himalayas.

Himachal rail line gets mere Rs 1 crore provision in rail budget
February 10, 2017 06:48 PM

 The central government has made a provision of only Rs 1 crore for constructing the Una-Hamirpur rail line in Himachal Pradesh in the 2017-18 Budget, an official said on Friday.

Himachal hikes honorarium of freedom fighters
February 08, 2017 07:40 PM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday announced enhancement in 'Samman Rashi' or honorarium of freedom fighters and pension of their widows and unmarried daughters.

Himachal produces 42,881 tonne fish in four years
February 05, 2017 05:32 PM

The fishery industry in Himachal Pradesh has produced 42,881 metric tonne of fish worth Rs 38,994 lakh in the past four years, an official said on Sunday.

Cold returns in Himachal after snow, rain
February 05, 2017 05:32 PM

 After days of pleasant weather, the cold returned to Himachal Pradesh on Sunday with the state's higher reaches witnessing a fresh spell of snow, while lower areas received moderate rain.

Mild earthquake in Himachal
February 04, 2017 06:07 PM

 An earthquake of 'light' intensity hit Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Saturday, triggering panic among the people. No loss of life or damage to property was reported.

Himachal in line for more snow, rain
February 02, 2017 05:42 PM

 After days of dry weather, the cold may return to Himachal Pradesh with chances of a widespread snow and rain this weekend, weather officials said on Thursday.

Snow in Manali, Shimla gets rain
January 27, 2017 01:15 PM

 The tourist destination of Manali in Himachal Pradesh experienced more snowfall on Friday, making the town more look picturesque, while Shimla and Dalhousie recorded rain.

Himachal's high hills experience snowfall
January 25, 2017 01:20 PM

 The Himachal Pradesh capital and Manali on Wednesday witnessed light snowfall, though the higher reaches of the state had moderate to heavy snow.

Doctors go on strike in Himachal
January 23, 2017 01:13 PM

 Patient care services in all government hospitals and dispensaries in Himachal Pradesh were affected badly as doctors went on a day-long strike on Monday.

Himachal may witness heavy snowfall from Tuesday
January 22, 2017 06:30 PM

  Moderate to heavy snowfall may hit Himachal Pradesh from Tuesday. Locals and tourists are advised not to venture to the state's higher reaches as transportation links may snap after snowfall.

Himachal launches schemes for weaker sections
January 22, 2017 05:35 PM

 The Himachal Pradesh government has launched programmes for upliftment of weaker sections and minority communities to ensure their participation in the state's development by providing them opportunities, the government said on Sunday.