Resume dialogue with Dalai Lama's envoys: German leader to China

Expressing solidarity with the Tibetans in exile, vice president of the German parliament Claudia Roth on Monday urged China to resume dialogue with the Dalai Lama`s representatives for genuine autonomy in Tibet.

85 Himachal school principals face probe for misappropriation of funds

Principals of about 85 senior secondary schools in Himachal are facing enquiry for alleged violation of education department rules, mostly pertaining to misuse of grants and funds, with the state government asking the authorities to complete preliminary probe within 15 days.

Exiled Tibetans celebrate Independence Day in Dharamsala

Exiled Tibetans celebrated their Independence Day here on Friday, highlighting the national flag which is one of the most recognisable symbols of independent past.

Govt schools to have separate toilets for girls: HP CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said his government would provide adequate facilities, including separate toilets for girls, in state-run schools.

Human rights situation in Tibet deteriorating, says NGO

The human rights situation in Tibet is deteriorating despite the promise of reforms by the Chinese government, an NGO said here Sunday.

Himachal reels under cold wave, -15.9 degrees in Keylong

 Mercury hovered around freezing point in most parts of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and the state's higher reaches reeled under arctic conditions where mercury stayed between minus 18 to minus 28 degree Celsius.

Sunny weather raises mercury in Himachal

The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw a further rise in the temperatures due to long sunny days. The Met Office here forecast dry weather for a few days.

Anurag Thakur blames HP govt for delay in setting up CUHP

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha national chief and Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur on Friday blamed the Virbhadra Singh-led government for the delay in setting up of a Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP).

Himachal Pradesh reels under severe cold

Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold on Friday with the minimum temperature remaining below freezing point in many areas, weather officials said.

Central university will have one campus: Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday alleged that the opposition BJP is playing politics over setting up the Central University in district Kangra and said that he won't allow two campuses of the varsity.

Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala
Dalai Lama to inaugurate Himalayan festival in Dharamsala

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will jointly inaugurate the two-day International Himalyan Festival at Mcleodganj here on December 10.

Cold wave intensifies in mid, higher hills of Himachal Pradesh

Cold wave sweeping the mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh intensified on Friday as minimum temperatures dropped further by three to five degrees.

Himachal to host 15 Ranji matches
Himachal to host 15 Ranji matches

After hosting the India vs West Indies One-Day International (ODI) earlier this month, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) is gearing up to hold 15 Ranji Trophy matches at three venues.

Ex-HP CM Dhumal, son Anurag among 11 granted bail in HPCA scam

A court here on Monday granted bail to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, his MP son Anurag Thakur and nine others in a case of alleged cheating, conspiracy and encroachment on government land by Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA).

Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an "interested party"
Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an "interested party"

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has hit back at Marlon Samuels for claiming that he was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the troubled tour of India, saying that his team-mate was an "interested party" and spoke "vigorously" during the meetings he attended.

Marlon Samuels wanted to continue tour of India: Reports
Marlon Samuels wanted to continue tour of India: Reports

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the tour of India and he stayed away from most of the players' meetings on the troubled tour, according to media reports here.

Uncertainty written large on crisis-ridden West Indies cricket
Uncertainty written large on crisis-ridden West Indies cricket

The fate of West Indies cricket is clearly in jeopardy after the abrupt termination of their India tour. If the crisis is not resolved soon, even their participation in the upcoming World Cup will be in doubt.

BCCI may consider freezing bilateral ties with West Indies
BCCI may consider freezing bilateral ties with West Indies

A livid BCCI may contemplate a freeze on bilateral series with the West Indies for five years and claim hefty damages for the Caribbean team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board.

Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis
Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis

Legendary fast bowler Michael Holding has chosen to empathise with the West Indies players for deciding to return home abruptly over a pay dispute while slamming the Caribbean cricket board for the sport's constant downfall in the region.

BCCI has suffered huge losses: Sanjay Patel
BCCI has suffered huge losses: Sanjay Patel

A livid BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies cricket team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board back home.