Kalyan Singh to take additional charge as HP Governor

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh will on Wednesday assume additional charge as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

Security alarm triggers panic in Shimla

A technical snag in the security alarm, which has been operating since the days of the British Raj, triggered panic in this Himachal Pradesh capital early Tuesday.

Republic Day celebrated with enthusiasm in Himachal Pradesh

The 66th Republic Day was celebrated with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm across Himachal Pradesh on Monday inspite of chilly weather and partially overcast sky.

Sunny but chilly Republic Day in Himachal

 Republic Day was celebrated across Himachal Pradesh Monday with gaiety despite a sunny, chilly morning in the state.

Himachal seeks extradition of Nepalese for temple heist

 Himachal Pradesh has sought the extradition of the Nepalese prime suspect in the theft of an antique idol from a historic temple in Kullu town, police said Saturday.

Raghunathji temple theft: Stolen idols, valuables recovered

In a major breakthrough, the Special Investigation Team has recovered all the idols and other valuables which were stolen from Raghunathji temple in Kullu in December last year, a senior police official said on Friday.

Snow, rains intensify cold wave in Himachal Pradesh

 Cold wave conditions further intensified in Himachal following fresh snowfall and heavy rains in some parts of the state even as Shimla witnessed the coldest night of the season with a low of minus 2 degrees.

Snowfall, rain disrupt normal life in Himachal Pradesh

Normal life was affected in Himachal Pradesh as the entire tribal belt and other higher hills had another spell of heavy snowfall and the mid and lower hills received widespread rain causing sharp fall in day temperatures.

Rains, fog and snow have a field day in North India

Freezing winds, fog and rains threw normal life out of gear in plains of North India on Thursday while Kashmir Valley and higher parts of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh witnessed fresh snowfall, setting tone for more wintry conditions.

Snowfall keeps mercury below freezing in Himachal Pradesh

More snowfall in the picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kalpa and the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Thursday kept the temperatures below freezing point, a weatherman said here Thursday.

Snow avalanche alert in Himachal

A threat of snow avalanche looms over the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh with the weather office predicting heavy snow Jan 22, an official said Tuesday.

VHP alleges religious conversions in HP, CM refutes

Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday alleged that religious conversions and 'love jihad' were taking place in Himachal Pradesh, a charge denied by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

Himachal Pradesh reels under biting cold

The intense cold wave conditions continued without any respite in Himachal Pradesh as minimum temperature stayed below normal and strong velocity icy winds swept the region.

No polio case in Himachal since 2009

No new case of polio has been reported in Himachal Pradesh since 2009, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Sunday.

Three medical colleges to be opened in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said the state would open three medical colleges and one of them would be located in Hamirpur district.

Cold conditions ease in plains, hills continue to shiver

Cold wave conditions on Saturday eased a little in northern plains though winter continued its grip across hills of Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Cold wave intensifies in Himachal, Keylong shivers at minus 12 deg C

 Biting cold wave conditions sweeping across the tribal areas and other higher hills of Himachal Pradesh further intensified today as the mercury dropped by four to five degrees in tribal areas and hovered around the freezing point in mid and lower hills.

Behave responsibly: Himachal CM to VHP

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday advised the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to behave responsibly and refrain from making false statements about "love jihad" being carried out in the state.

Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister to flag off two new buses under JNNURM

 Two new buses under Jawaharlal Nehru National Renewal Mission (JNNURM) would be flagged off by state Transport Minister G S Bali on Friday with fixed "lower" fare.

Heavy snowfall, rain bring down temperatures in Himachal Pradesh

Heavy snowfall and rains lashed many parts of Himachal Pradesh, causing sharp decline in day temperatures and throwing normal life out of gear.