Himachal Pradesh
Three martyred soldiers of Nepalese origin cremated in Himachal
May 24, 2017 03:17 PM

Shimla, Three Indian Army soldiers of Nepalese origin, who were killed in a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir, were cremated in an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said.

Now tourists can enjoy snowy landscape of Rohtang Pass
May 23, 2017 06:04 PM

Manali, Tourists who are holidaying in the hills to escape the scorching heat of the plains can now enjoy the snowy landscape of the Rohtang Pass, located at an altitude of 13,050 feet in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal CM seeks bail in disproportionate assets case
May 22, 2017 01:36 PM

New Delhi,  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh and others appeared before a court here on Monday and sought bail in an over Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case.

DA case: Himachal CM appear before Delhi court
May 22, 2017 12:35 PM

New Delhi,  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh and others appeared before a court here on Monday in a disproportionate assets case worth over Rs 10 crore.

Lahaul festival: A blend of virgin nature, Buddhism (Travel Feature)
May 22, 2017 12:35 PM

Manali, Taking a leaf from the success of Leh's Sindhu Darshan festival, locals of the picturesque Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh also decided to hold a similar event every summer at the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers that makes for a mix of virgin nature and Buddhism.

Two tremors felt in Himachal on third day
May 21, 2017 06:00 PM

Shimla, Two mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region for the third consecutive day on Sunday, triggering panic among the people.

Himachal to regularise contractual employees
May 02, 2017 06:41 PM

With an eye to the upcoming assembly elections later this year, the Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to regularise the services of all contractual employees who have completed three years of service till March 31.

Temperature rises in Himachal; rain in store
May 02, 2017 06:05 PM

 Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh rose slightly in the absence of rain on Tuesday, with state capital Shimla recording a high of 23.2 degrees Celsius. The Met department forecast rain and thundershowers in the state by Wednesday.

Tourists cheer as rain brings down mercury in Himachal
April 30, 2017 06:23 PM

Rains brought down mercury in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, bringing cheers to thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape the heat wave in the northern plains. Higher reaches saw mild snow.

Vote for change as Himachal looking for honest era: Modi
April 27, 2017 05:37 PM

Shimla,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the people of Himachal Pradesh to vote for change like in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi as the hill state was looking for an honest era.

My dream is to see slipper-wearing passengers fly: Modi
April 27, 2017 01:28 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500-an-hour flight from Shimla as part of an UDAN scheme that makes air travel accessible to lower middle class families. It also plans to enhance connectivity with more airports in the country.

Modi launches Rs 2,500 an hour air travel scheme
April 27, 2017 12:11 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500 an hour flight from here as part of the government's UDAN scheme that makes air travel cheaper and accessible to lower middle class families of India and plans to enhance connectivity with more airports across the country.

Modi launches UDAN from Shimla
April 27, 2017 11:44 AM

With the launch by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a highly-subsidised regional air connectivity scheme from this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort on Thursday, you can now fly to Shimla from the national capital for just Rs 2,000.

Launch of Delhi-Shimla flight cheers tourism industry
April 25, 2017 02:39 PM

High-end travellers to Shimla are all set to take off with the launching of a regular flight from New Delhi after being grounded for almost over four years, the hospitality industry said on Tuesday.

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.