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Minibus falls into gorge in Rishikesh-Chamba highway, 4 killed

Two persons were killed and four injured when a minibus fell into a gorge on Rishikesh-Chamba highway in Narendra Nagar area here, police said on Saturday.

Himachal sees 26 percent deficit rainfall

 The southwest monsoon has remained 26 per cent deficit so far in Himachal Pradesh, with five out of 12 districts witnessing less than normal rainfall, the weather bureau said on Friday.

Apple cultivation supports over 1.7 lakh families: HP govt

Apple cultivation in Himachal Pradesh has become the mainstay of over 1.7 lakh families in the state as the orchards now cover 1,09,533 hectares, around 49 per cent of the total area under fruit cultivation.

Land grab accused Asha Kumari appointed AICC in-charge of Punjab, triggers row

Land grab accused Asha Kumari appointed AICC in-charge of Punjab, triggers row

Congress on Sunday appointed party secretary Asha Kumari as its in-charge of poll-bound Punjab to succeed Kamal Nath days after he resigned following an opposition uproar but the choice triggered a controversy over her conviction in a land grab case.

Rain, snowfall in Himachal Pradesh

The hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the roads, while the higher reaches saw snowfall, officials said.

Voting on for second phase of Himachal Pradesh panchayat polls

Voting began on Friday for the second phase of Himachal Pradesh panchayat elections amid tight security.

Manali wrapped up in white blanket again

Himachal Pradesh`s popular tourist resort Manali and its nearby places on Thursday got another spell of snowfall, giving them a picturesque look.

BJP MLAs meet Himachal Pradesh Governor, demand forest minister's dismissal

A delegation of BJP MLAs on Thursday met Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and demanded the dismissal of state forest minister Thakar Singh Bharmauri alleging that he was "shielding" forest mafia.

Nine die in bus crash in Himachal Pradesh

 At least nine people, including a child, were killed when a state-run bus rolled down from a hill in Himachal Pradesh`s Chamba district on Thursday, police said.

Eight killed in Himachal as bus rolls down hill

At least eight people were killed when a state-run roadways bus rolled down a hill on Thursday in Himachal Pradesh`s Chamba district, police said.

MeT warns of more rains in Himachal Pradesh tomorrow

 Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh today triggering landslides and throwing traffic out of gear.

Engineering student drowns in Himachal Pradesh

 An engineering student today drowned in a nullah at Kala Amb in Sirmaur district, about 28 km from here, police said.

Monsoon makes landfall in Himachal Pradesh

The southwest monsoon on Wednesday made landfall in Himachal Pradesh on its normal date, Met Department said here.

Pre-monsoon rains hit Himachal Pradesh; 1 swept away in cloudburst in Chamba

One person was swept away as a cloudburst on Saturday struck three villages in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh where several areas experienced the first pre-monsoon showers.

Mild tremors felt in Himachal, no report of loss of life or property

 Several parts of Himachal Pradesh experienced mild tremors today but no loss of life or property was reported in the state.

Himachal CM launches energy saving programme

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a state-wide LED promotional programme for conserving energy.

Sunny Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh after days of snow

Two days after moderate to heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, it was a bright sunny Wednesday.

Himachal Pradesh shivers under sub-zero temperatures

A cold wave continued to sweep Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, with higher reaches of the state shivering under sub-zero temperatures.

Felling of trees leaves Himachal Pradesh's 'green' CM wilted

The felling of trees, even legally, for hydropower and developmental projects, has left Himachal Pradesh's 'green' Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh feeling wilted.