Himachal Pradesh
More than five crore saplings planted in Himachal

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

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

  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

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

 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

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

 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

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

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

 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

 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

 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

 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

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

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