Thursday, January 23, 2020

Manali, Dalhousie get more snow

Shimla |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
There was moderate snowfall in the tourist resorts of Manali and Dalhousie, the weather bureau said on Wednesday.... read..

Himachal girl who saved 3 lives selected for national award

Shimla |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
A girl student of a Himachal Pradesh school did an act of bravery in 2018 when she was in Class IX by rescuing her family members, comprising his ex-serviceman grandfather, and the driver who met a road accident, her teacher said on Wednesday.... read..

Parts of Himachal Pradesh record sub-zero temperature in last 24 hours

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 21, 2020 12:41:29 PM IST
Most of the areas in Himachal Pradesh recorded sub-zero minimum temperatures, according to IMD.... read..

More snowfall in Shimla, Manali

Shimla |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
The Himachal capital Shimla and nearby Manali received a fresh spell of overnight snow bringing down temperatures in the hill state as well as affecting the plains below, officials said on Tuesday.... read..

Two dead, six injured after car falls into gorge in HP's Kangra

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) | January 20, 2020 1:41:20 AM IST
Two people were killed while six others sustained injuries after the car they were traveling in rolled down a cliff in the Billing area of Kangra district on Sunday, police said.... read..

Cold wave in Himachal, more snow in store

Shimla |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
The cold wave gripped most parts of Himachal Pradesh on Monday, with the weather office predicting more snow across the state.... read..

Nadda, a low-profile leader who rose from the ranks (Profile)

Shimla |Monday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Jagat Prakash Nadda, 59, who has his roots in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its affiliates, was appointed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national President on Monday, replacing his 'mentor' and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.... read..

Anurag snubs Chief Minister Jairam at BJP function in Shimla

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 19, 2020 10:11:20 AM IST
In an apparent snub to Chief Minister Jairam Thakur, Union Minister Anurag Thakur kept him waiting for a handshake at a function here.... read..

Temperature nosedives in Keylong

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 19, 2020 1:41:21 PM IST
The minimum temperature continues to be in the minus zone, which has further nosedived to minus 15 degree Celsius in Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti in the past 24 hours.... read..

Rajiv Bindal elected as BJP Himachal unit chief

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 19, 2020 2:41:23 PM IST
Rajiv Bindal has been elected as the new president of the BJP unit of Himachal Pradesh. He will replace Satpal Singh Satti.... read..

187 people rescued after being stranded in heavy snow near Kufri in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 19, 2020 4:11:34 PM IST
As many as 187 people who were stranded amid heavy snowfall near Kufri in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla were rescued early on Saturday, police said.... read..

Avalanche hit Kinnaur's village, no casualty reported

Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh) | January 19, 2020 6:41:20 PM IST
An avalanche hit Raldanga Nalla at Ribba village in the district on Saturday.... read..

Shimla, Kufri get more snow cover

Shimla |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
A day after Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destination Shimla and its nearby destinations received snowfall pushing down the temperatures by several notches, they saw sunny morning on Sunday.... read..

Antyodaya Yojana a success in Himachal, says official

Shimla |Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission is proving very effective for socio-economic uplift of urban poor households in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Sunday.... read..

Aganwadi worker dies in accident in Kullu

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | January 19, 2020 4:11:35 PM IST
An Anganwadi worker died here on Sunday after slipping on snow while she was on duty.... read..

Bindal unanimously elected BJP Himachal chief

Shimla |Saturday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Former Vidhan Sabha speaker Rajeev Bindal on Saturday was unanimously elected the Himachal BJP President.... read..

Braveheart policemen, villagers carry sick policeman in snow-covered Lahaul-Spiti for 7 km

Lahaul-Spiti (Himachal Pradesh) | January 18, 2020 6:41:19 AM IST
In a brave attempt, police personnel and local villagers from Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district physically carried a policeman, who had suffered a medical emergency, trudging through a thick blanket of snow for over 7 kilometres to reach a hospital... read..

Himachal's Keylong freezes at minus 9.2

Shimla |Saturday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Intense cold wave conditions continue in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday with most parts under a blanket of snow. Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district at minus 9.2 degree Celsius was the coldest in the state.... read..

44 projects worth Rs 161 crore sanctioned by NABARD for HP

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 18, 2020 1:11:20 AM IST
The NABARD has sanctioned 44 projects worth Rs 161.35 crores for boosting rural infrastructure.... read..

Manali at 0.2, Shimla 0.6 as Himachal gets more rain

Shimla |Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
An intense cold wave continued in Himachal Pradesh on Friday with most parts shivering as Manali recorded 0.2 degree Celsius as its minimum temperature.... read..

China's 'ethnic unity' law aims at complete sinicisation of Tibetan plateau, says CTA

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | January 17, 2020 8:11:22 PM IST
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has condemned a new law mandating 'ethnic unity' in state and social institutions in Tibet, describing it as a measure of ethnic cleansing aimed at complete sinicisation of the plateau.... read..

Ex-minister Bindal set to be party's next Himachal chief

Shimla |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Former Himachal Pradesh minister and BJP's four-time legislator Rajeev Bindal is set to be the party's next state President. He resigned as the assembly Speaker on Thursday.... read..

Cold wave in Himachal; Shimla at 2.8

Shimla |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
A cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with Shimla recording a minimum of 2.8 degrees Celsius as major parts of the state remained below freezing point.... read..

Himachal government suspends IPS officer Zaidi in Kotkhai rape and murder case

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 16, 2020 4:11:25 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Zahur Haidar Zaidi for allegedly pressurising a junior officer to change her statement in Kotkhai rape and murder case.... read..

Rape accused escapes from Himachal's Kullu jail

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | January 16, 2020 2:41:21 PM IST
A rape accused on Wednesday morning escaped from the Kullu jail here.... read..

Igloo stay in Manali attracts tourists, locals too!

Manali (Himachal Pradesh) | January 16, 2020 9:41:32 AM IST
The igloo stay in Manali has become a new attraction for tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh.... read..

Himachal Cabinet nod to fill 819 teaching posts

Shimla |Thursday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday gave the nod to filling 819 contractual posts in the Elementary Education Department, including 532 Junior Basic Teachers and 35 language teachers.... read..

Himachal govt providing major boost to natural farming

Shimla |Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh is providing mojor boost to natural farming in with an aim to become a pioneer in the field by 2022.... read..
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