Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Himachal: Two out of 4 teen trekkers, who went missing in Kangra snowfall, die

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) | January 24, 2022 8:50:42 AM IST
Four teenage boys, who went for a trek in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra, and were reported missing near Slate Godam since Saturday night were found the next day but two of them have died, said police.... read..

Roads blocked, power, water supply disrupted amid snowfall in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 24, 2022 10:20:52 AM IST
Following heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, many roads including four national highways have been closed and a number of power supply and water supply schemes disrupted.... read..

Four boys missing from Kangra since Saturday amid snowfall found safe, two suffer minor injuries

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) | January 23, 2022 7:20:29 PM IST
Four boys who went missing on Saturday night near the Slate Goadan area of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh are rescued on Sunday, informed local police.... read..

Shimla sees season's heaviest snowfall

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh capital on Sunday witnessed the season's heaviest snowfall, which snapped road links but tourists made merry by hurling snowballs at one another.... read..

Himachal Pradesh: Body of police sub-inspector found hanging at police lines in Bilaspur

Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) | January 22, 2022 11:51:17 AM IST
The body of 54-year-old police sub-inspector Shashi Kumar, a resident of Shimla, was found hanging at Police Lines, Bharari in Bilaspur district on Friday evening.... read..

There's possibility of increase in COVID-19 cases, says Himachal CM

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 21, 2022 8:20:49 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said that there is a possibility of an increase in the number of COVID-19 as the peak is yet to come in the state.... read..

Himachal CM sets up SIT to probe deaths of 7 who died after consuming hooch

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | January 20, 2022 10:50:31 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Thursday said that the state government has constituted an SIT to investigate the death of seven persons who died after consuming adulterated liquor in Mandi district.... read..

Cold wave grips Himachal Pradesh, bad weather expected till Jan 24

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 20, 2022 9:20:36 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh is expected to experience bad weather till 24 January as several parts of the state are under intense cold-wave, informed the Meteorological Center Shimla on Thursday.... read..

Snow leopard, 2 cubs caught on camera in Himachal's high mountains

Shimla |Thursday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
How often do you see a critically endangered, elusive snow leopard, a flagship species for the high-altitude Himalayas, in nature? Rarely or never for some, believe wildlife experts.... read..

Spurious liquor claims four lives in Himachal

Shimla |Wednesday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
Four people died and three were hospitalised in a village near Sundernagar town in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district on Wednesday after consuming spurious liquor.... read..

Top-most priority be given to development preferences of elected representatives, says Himachal Pradesh CM

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 18, 2022 10:50:07 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said that the top-most priority must be given to development preferences of the elected representatives and the state government is ensuring that paucity of funds does not come in the way of develo... read..

Himachal Pradesh reports 3,084 new COVID-19 cases

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 18, 2022 10:20:20 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh reported 3,084 new cases of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, said the state health department on Tuesday.... read..

IIT Mandi team finds Himalayan plant to help fight Covid infection

Mandi |Monday, 2022 7:45:07 PM IST
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have identified phytochemicals in the petals of a Himalayan plant that could potentially be used to treat Covid-19 infections.... read..

Three killed due to landslide in Sirmaur

Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh) | January 17, 2022 5:50:15 PM IST
Three people were killed in a landslide incident in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday.... read..

CM Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates 9th Women National Ice Hockey Championship at Kaza

Kaza (Himachal Pradesh) | January 16, 2022 10:20:24 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated the 9th Women National Ice Hockey Championship-2022 at Ice Skating Rink, Kaza in Lahaul Spiti district on Sunday.... read..

No mountain too high to vaccinate snow-marooned Himachal villagers

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 3:45:08 PM IST
One year ago today, India set out on the challenging journey of vaccinating its massive 1.38 billion-strong population against Covid-19 and it takes more than just physical strength to administer vaccines to elderly villagers, especially eligible children... read..

COVID-19: Inflow of tourists declines in Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | January 16, 2022 9:50:23 AM IST
Inflow of tourists has significantly declined at various places in Himachal Pradesh due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation.... read..

Energy policy gets Himachal Cabinet nod

Shimla |Saturday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, on Friday gave nod to Swaran Jayanti Energy Policy -- 2021 that envisaged clean and green energy development through expeditious of full energy potential specially hydro and sol... read..

No ritual bath in Himachal to mark Makar Sankranti

Shimla |Friday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
With a surge in Covid-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh, devotees on Friday were prohibited from taking dips in rivers to mark Makar Sankranti, a major harvest festival.... read..

Himachal CM inaugurates heliport in Shimla

Shimla |Thursday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday inaugurated a heliport in the state capital with an outlay of Rs 18 crore.... read..

Himachal Pradesh: 64 police personnel, 5 other staff members test positive for COVID-19 in Kangra

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) | January 12, 2022 11:20:08 PM IST
Sixty-four police personnel and five other police staff members tested positive for COVID-19 in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.... read..

Over 80 Tibetans test COVID positive so far in Himachal's Dharamshala

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | January 10, 2022 5:50:41 AM IST
Amid the rising number of COVID cases in the country, over 80 cases were reported from the Tibetan community so far in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala.... read..

Record 7.93 lakh houses in Himachal get tap water connections

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
With Tashigang village in the Spiti Valley, the country's highest polling station located close to the India-China border, connected with tapped water, a record 7.93 lakh households in Himachal Pradesh have been connected with taps in two years, and the n... read..

Omicron: Himachal govt tightens curbs, all govt offices to remain closed on weekends

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 10:20:45 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday tightened its COVID-19 restrictions as infections in the state continue to escalate following which all government offices will remain closed on weekends.... read..

Himachal BJP delegation led by CM submits memorandum to President Kovind through Governor on PM Modi's security breach

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 10:20:40 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday handed over a memorandum to Governor Rajendra Arlekar to be given to President Ram Nath Kovind on the security breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi du... read..

Himachal Governor, CM enjoy snowfall

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar and Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday enjoyed snowfall in the state capital by hurling snowballs.... read..

Heavy snowfall in Himachal closes over 400 roads

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 6:45:07 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh on Sunday continued to experience moderate to heavy snowfall, temporarily closing over 400 roads, officials said here.... read..

Himachal Pradesh CM enjoys snowfall with CM Jai Ram Thakur in Shimla

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 5:50:48 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar on Sunday enjoyed the first snowfall of the season in Shimla with Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur at Raj Bhavan.... read..

Getting hockey sticks to hit the ice in the Himalayas

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 3:45:07 PM IST
The country's highest open air ice hockey rink, developed recently amidst the stunning backdrop of the mighty Himalayas at an altitude of 3,720 metres in the picturesque but rugged Kaza, a cold desert town in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley, has turned in... read..

Himachal shuts schools, colleges as Covid surges

Shimla |Sunday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
With the spike in coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday shut all educational institutions, comprising the schools and colleges, both the government and the private, in the state till January 26.... read..

Shimla gets season's first snowfall, cheers tourists

Shimla |Saturday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
After much delay, the Himachal Pradesh capital on Saturday received the season's first snowfall, cheering the tourists who enjoyed the icy landscape.... read..

Himachal Pradesh: HC directs authorities to ensure repairing work at Leprosy Home in Shimla

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 8, 2022 3:19:56 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday directed the Deputy Commissioner, Shimla to inspect the Leprosy Home situated at Leprosy Colony, Phagli and to ensure necessary repairing work within a period of four weeks.... read..

Inspect dilapidated leprosy home, orders Himachal High Court

Shimla |Saturday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Acting tough, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday directed the Shimla Deputy Commissioner to inspect the dilapidated leprosy home in the state capital and to ensure its repair within four weeks.... read..

22 people including tourists, SDM test positive for COVID-19 in Manali

Manali (Himachal Pradesh) | January 7, 2022 9:50:12 PM IST
As many as 22 people including tourists and Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Manali tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh's Manali, said Kullu Deputy Commissioner Ashutosh Garg on Friday.... read..

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur offers prayers for long life of PM Modi after security lapse in Punjab

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 7, 2022 6:51:02 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday offered prayers at Lord Shiv temple in Shimla for the long life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after security lapses that occurred during PM's Ferozepur visit on Wednesday.... read..

90 children aged 15-18 years get COVID vaccine at Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti

Lahaul and Spiti (Himachal Pradesh) | January 7, 2022 3:19:45 AM IST
A total of 90 children aged between 15 and 18 years from high altitude Hikkim and Kibber villages got vaccinated against COVID-19 on Thursday, said an official.... read..

Maha, TN, Guj, Raj, Delhi likely to see rise in Covid: IIT Mandi

Mandi |Thursday, 2022 8:45:08 PM IST
Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh are the hotspots for the Covid-19 pandemic in India, according to a study released by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi on Thursday.... read..

Upper Shimla, Manali cut off with heavy snow

Shimla |Thursday, 2022 4:15:07 PM IST
Highways and roads in many parts of Himachal Pradesh were blocked after widespread snowfall on Thursday, officials said.... read..

Himachal CM launches UNNATI Portal, mobile app of HPSIDC

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 6, 2022 2:49:49 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday launched the portal UNNATI and the mobile app of HP State Industrial Development Corporation (HPSIDC).... read..

Himachal Pradesh CM hands over smartphones to students for online education

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 6, 2022 1:50:02 AM IST
To facilitate e-learning in schools, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday handed over smartphones to the students of various schools for online education.... read..

COVID-19: Night curfew in Himachal Pradesh from 10 pm to 5 am

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 5, 2022 7:19:58 PM IST
Amid rising cases of COVID-19, the Himachal Pradesh Government on Wednesday announced a statewide night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am.... read..

Tibetan NGOs urge international community to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights violations

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | January 5, 2022 5:49:56 AM IST
Protesting against China for its atrocities over the religious minorities and human rights violations in Tibet and other regions, five Tibetan NGOs in Dharamshala join the Global Day of Action to mark the one-month countdown of Winter Olympics hosted by B... read..

Punjab govt has no right to stay in power: Himachal Pradesh CM after PM Modi's security lapse

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 5, 2022 11:21:46 PM IST
Reacting to the lapse in security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Punjab visit, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday said that the Punjab government has no right to stay in power after the incident.... read..

Health team in Himachal's Kullu conducts COVID-19 vaccination drive despite snowfall

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | January 5, 2022 4:19:31 AM IST
A health team in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu on Tuesday carried out a COVID-19 vaccination drive in the district despite the snowfall.... read..

Yellow alert issued for several districts of Himachal Pradesh for next 48 hours, says IMD

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 4, 2022 9:50:06 PM IST
A Yellow Alert of 48 hours for rainfall has been issued in various districts of Himachal Pradesh due to a western disturbance, as per Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).... read..

Sixth cow sanctuary opening this month: Himachal minister

Shimla |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 PM IST
The construction of a cow sanctuary for abandoned and stray in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district, the sixth in the state, has been completed with an outlay of Rs 2.22 crore and will be inaugurated this month, state Animal Husbandry Minister Virender Kanw... read..

IMD issued snow, rain warnings in higher mountains regions of Himachal

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 3, 2022 10:20:36 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued snow and rain warnings for the next 48 hours in the higher mountains regions of the state.... read..

Himachal CM launches Covid vaccination for children

Shimla |Monday, 2022 8:45:08 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday launched the statewide Covid-19 vaccination campaign for children in the 15-18 age group from the Government Vijay Senior Secondary School (Boys) in Mandi town.... read..

This ranger guarded Himalayan biodiversity for 33 years (IANS Interview)

Shimla |Monday, 2022 6:45:09 PM IST
Like other park rangers, Roshan Chaudhary normally leaves for patrolling in the morning and returns at sunset. And when there is a tip-off on the movement of poachers for several nights at a stretch he has to camp for the conservation of Western Himalayan... read..

BJP govt gives 'inflation' as new year gift to people of country, says Cong leader Charanjit Singh Sapra

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 3, 2022 7:20:02 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party has given 'inflation' as a new year gift to the people of the country, Congress leader Charanjit Singh Sapra said on Sunday.... read..

Sunny Deol gives glimpse of his 'icing on the cake' moment

Manali (Himachal Pradesh) | January 2, 2022 5:20:09 PM IST
Actor Sunny Deol is having a gala time in Manali.... read..
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