Heavy rains lash Himachal, over 200 interior roads blocked

 Heavy rains lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh including Kangra, Sirmaur, Mandi and Shimla districts, triggering landslides due to which over 200 roads were blocked.

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.

Dharamsala: American woman found dead in hotel room

A 67-year-old American woman was found dead inside her hotel room here in suspicious circumstances.

Enhance MPLAD Fund instead of hiking MPs' pay: Shanta Kumar

Opposing the proposal to hike salaries of parliamentarians, BJP's Shanta Kumar on Monday said the government should instead enhance MP Local Areas Development Fund.

Chinese company allegedly makes shoe boxes bearing Indian national flag

A Chinese company has allegedly disgraced the Indian national flag by packing shoes in boxes bearing the tri-colour.

Himachal Pradesh to take up Pong Dam oustees' issue with Rajasthan

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said the state was always considerate towards the demand of the Pong Dam oustees and had always taken initiatives to re-locate them.

First swine flu case in Himachal Pradesh, 59-yr woman tests positive

A 59-year-old woman has became the first victim of swine flu in Himachal Pradesh after she was tested positive for H1N1 virus, a medical official said here on Sunday.

Over 1.30 lakh birds of 93 species spotted in HP wetlands

Over 130,000 birds of 93 species have been spotted in the Pong Dam wetlands in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, which is 7,000 more than last year when the count stood at 1.28 lakh.

Clarified butter idol in Himachal temple big draw

Kangra: A clarified butter idol at a temple in Himachal's Kangra district has turned out to be a major draw for thousands of devotees on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival.

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.

Magnitude 5 earthquake hits parts of Himachal Pradesh

A 5-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

Monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh today

The southwest monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh with chances of moderate to heavy rainfall from July 1-3.

Two of 40 Indian workers kidnapped in Iraq are from Himachal Pradesh

Two of the 40 Indian workers kidnapped in the Mosul town of strife-torn Iraq hail from the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, a senior official said on Thursday.

`Yeh Dil Maange More`, give us 300 lotuses: Modi

He started out with `Mission 272` and now hopes to get `300 lotuses`, Narendra Modi says `Yeh Dil Maange More`.

Shanta Kumar files nomination for Kangra Lok Sabha seat

Senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar slammed Congress for its lack of interest in pursuing the issue of black money stashed abroad.

Himachal Pradesh

The hill state of Himachal Pradesh has four Lok Sabha constituencies, Kangra, Shimla, Mandi and Hamirpur.

Shanta Kumar not a super leader: Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday attacked stalwart BJP leader and Kangra candidate for Lok Sabha polls Shanta Kumar, saying he was not a "super leader" and had been defeated earlier.

Ancient Adi Himani temple gutted in fire

Ancient Adi Himani Chamunda temple, nestled in the lap of towering Dhauladhar ranges in Kangra district, was gutted in a fire in the wee hours on Saturday.

1,400 kg butter idol of goddess in Himachal Pradesh

Large numbers of devotees are thronging the Brajeshwari Devi temple every day to pay obeisance and have glimpse of a 1,400 kg butter idol, temple official said.

Govt resorting to threats to implicate me: Dhumal

Opposition BJP leader PK Dhumal on Tuesday accused the Himachal government of "resorting to threats" get officials to implicate him in the HPCA case.