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.
More snowfall may occur in the high hills of Himachal Pradesh, the Met office said on Saturday.
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 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.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday directed the state administration to clear the backlog of jobs for the visually impaired.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Himachal Pradesh capital and Manali on Wednesday witnessed light snowfall, though the higher reaches of the state had moderate to heavy snow.