Thursday, January 24, 2019

Nearly 200 road links in Himachal reopened after snowfall; tourists rescued (Lead)

Shimla |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Nearly 200 road links in Himachal Pradesh were reopened on Wednesday a day after widespread snow and rain blocked highways and link roads.... read..

Shimla sees highest snow on single day in 15 years

Shimla |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
The Queen of the Hills, as Shimla was called by the British, recorded the highest snowfall on a single day in January in the past 15 years, a Met official said here on Wednesday.... read..

Road links in Himachal hampered after snowfall; hundreds stranded

Shimla |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:13 AM IST
Road links in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday were hampered a day after widespread snow and rain, blocking highways and link roads, while hundreds of commuters were stranded across the state, officials said here.... read..

Mild quake in Himachal

Shimla |Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
In less than a fortnight, a low intensity earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale hit Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, with no reports of casualties or damage, an official said.... read..

White hills in Himachal, tourists make merry

Shimla |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:06 AM IST
The Himachal Pradesh capital and picturesque Manali and Dalhousie on Tuesday witnessed more snow that snapped road links, however, tourists made merry by hurling snowballs at one another.... read..

Himachal turns white, tourists enjoy hurling snowballs (Lead)

Shimla |Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh capital along with Manali and Dalhousie on Tuesday witnessed the season's heaviest snowfall that snapped road links. However, tourists made merry, hurling snowballs at each another.... read..

Fresh snow in Himachal, heavy spells likely

Shimla |Monday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
After days of dry weather, cold intensified its grip across Himachal Pradesh on Monday with the higher reaches receiving fresh snowfall.... read..

Himachal sees increase in temperature, snow in store

Shimla |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw an increase of temperatures one to six degrees above the normal on Sunday due to clouds, but the Met Office has forecast widespread rain and snowfall later in the day.... read..

Himachal govt to give compensation to sexual assault survivors

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India] | January 20, 2019 8:11:32 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Cabinet has decided to implement 'compensation scheme for women victims/survivors of sexual assault/other crimes-2018' to provide compensation to the women who had suffered loss, injury, as may be, as a result of the offence committed and... read..

Himachal implements 10% quota for economically weak

Shimla |Saturday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The BJP-ruled Jai Ram Thakur government in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday implemented 10 per cent reservation scheme for the economically weak people in the general category.... read..

Himachal to hold global investor summit in June

Shimla |Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said the state is making all-out efforts to attract investment and is holding a global investor summit in Dharamsala on June 10 and 11.... read..

Himachal sees rise in mercury, more snow in store

Shimla |Saturday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday saw a marginal rise in the temperatures, but the Met Office here forecast crain and more snowfall in the next three days.... read..

Quake-resistant buildings in rural Himachal stressed

Shimla |Friday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal on Friday stressed the need for proper designing and earthquake-resistant construction of community halls in gram panchayats and setting up of a task force to handle exigencies.... read..

Himachal braces for severe weather

Shimla |Friday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh will receive widespread snowfall and rain between January 20 and 24, the weather office here warned on Friday.... read..

Himachal CM asks banks to help increase farmers' income

Shimla |Friday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday said the banks should focus more to improve the investment credit by funding those schemes that helped in increasing the income of the farmers.... read..
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