Himachal Pradesh govt gave benefit of Rs 209.28 crore to Jaypee Power: CAG

The Jaypee Power Company which executed the 1000 MW Karchham-Wangtoo hydropower project in Kinnaur district has come under scanner of CAG which has pulled up the Himachal government for allegedly giving benefit of Rs 209.28 crore to the company.

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.

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.

Strike at Himachal power plants ends after 112 days

 The workers` strike at Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd`s two hydropower plants was called off after 112 days in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district after Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh intervened, an official said here on Thursday.

Fresh spell of snow in Himachal Pradesh, cold wave conditions persist

Cold wave conditions on Thursday continued unabated in several parts of Himachal Pradesh as tribal areas and higher hills had another spell of moderate snow while thunderstorm accompanied by rains lashed the mid and lower hills in the state.

Manali, Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh get more snow

The picturesque tourist resorts Manali and Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday saw more snow which lent the resorts and its neighbouring areas a more beautiful look.

Snowfall in some parts of Himachal Pradesh

Some parts of Himachal Pradesh like Shimla, Kinnaur, Kufri and Sirmaur witnessed the first snowfall of the year 2015.

Fire destroys chilgoza forest in Himachal: NGO

A forest fire has destroyed a huge stretch of prime chilgoza pine forest in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, a voluntary organisation said Tuesday.

Himachal Pradesh experiences snowfall, rain

The cold continued to tighten its grip in Himachal Pradesh on Friday with its higher reaches experiencing snowfall, and mild rainfall in low and mid hills, said an official.

Heavy rains, snow disrupt life in Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rains and snow in Himachal Pradesh cut off several areas in upper Shimla and Kinnaur region, disrupting life in the hill state.

Central team to visit Himachal Pradesh to assess losses due to floods

An inter-ministerial central team would soon be visiting the rain-hit areas of Himachal Pradesh for on-the-spot assessment of losses due to the flash floods.

Mandi by-poll: Majority of Shalkhar residents boycott repolling

A majority of the voters of the Shalkhar polling station in Kinnaur assembly segment on Saturday boycotted the re-polling for the Mandi Lok Sabha by-election.

158 stranded people rescued from Kinnaur

Over 150 stranded people were rescued by IAF and state choppers, which made six sorties to various locations in the rain-ravaged tribal Kinnaur district on Friday.

200 still stranded in Kinnaur as bad weather hits rescue ops

Over 200 people remained stranded in rain-ravaged Kinnaur district for the past 10 days.

Downpour may hit relief work in Himachal

The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next three days that may hamper the ongoing relief work in rain-ravaged Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh.

Fourteen American tourists evacuated from Kinnaur

Fourteen American tourists struck at Banjar camp in Himachal Pradesh`s rain-ravaged Kinnaur district were evacuated and brought to Rampur as rescue operations to airlift 200 tourists and locals resumed this morning.

12 foreigners among 200 evacuated from Kinnaur

Twelve foreigners were among the 150 airlifted on Sunday by IAF helicopters from various places in rain ravaged Kinnaur district while National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team rescued 50 tourists.

Rescue operations in Kinnaur district hampered by bad weather

Rescue operations in the rain-ravaged tribal Kinnaur district were hampered with the state choppers and two IAF helicopters had to wait till noon to begin sorties to Nako, Pooh and other remote areas.

Choppers evacuating stranded tourists, locals in Kinnaur

Rescue operations to evacuate stranded people in HP`s Kinnaur district were on today with two dedicated choppers pressed into service even as reports of more people stuck in interior Pooh, Nako and Kaza areas poured in.

Choppers evacuating stranded tourists, locals in Kinnaur

Rescue operations to evacuate stranded people in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district were underway on Friday.