Mercury hovers around freezing point in Himachal Pradesh

Intense cold wave accompanied by dry spell continued in Himachal Pradesh as mercury stayed below freezing point at most places in the state.

Cold wave continues in Himachal Pradesh

The cold wave continued to grip the hills of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday despite prevailing dry weather, with Keylong region recording the lowest temperature in the state.

Sun shines in Himachal but snow on way

Sunny weather prevailed in Himachal on Friday as rain and snow was predicted by the weatherman from Saturday night, news that is sure to gladden the hearts of tourists thronging the hill state for Christmas and New Year celebrations.

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There was marginal rise in minimum temperatures in Northern states on Thursday.

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.

Himachal Pradesh's Keylong records minus 1.9 degrees

Winter continued to tighten its grip on the higher reaches on Wednesday and Keylong became the coldest place in Himachal Pradesh, the temperature slipping well below the freezing point, the Met office said.

Himachal receives rain, snowfall

Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali received rainfall on Monday, pushing down the temperature by several notches.

Hope dawns for Himachal Pradesh's workers trapped for 160 hours


Bilaspur: Trapped for more than 160 hours after a tunnel under construction collapsed in Himachal Pradesh, hope has dawned for two workers after an official assured them on Saturday of an early rescue.

There's uproar in India's 'Valley of Gods' – find out why

There's uproar in India's 'Valley of Gods' – find out why

Its ski slopes are considered among the best in India while its stunning views are a magnet for hikers, horse riders and paragliders in the summer.

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.

Himachal hills miss warmth of piping hot Maggi

Steaming hot Maggi is no longer a familiar sight at dhabas that dot the winding roads in these Himachal hills, with eatery owners ruing the "noticeable decline" in their business following the ban on the popular noodle.

Manali-Leh National Highway opened for vehicular traffic

Manali-Leh Highway was thrown open for vehicular traffic on Monday after it was closed for more than five months.

Manali-Leh highway reopens for motorists

 The road that connects this picturesque Himachal Pradesh town with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir reopened for motorists on Saturday after remaining closed for over seven months due to heavy snow deposits, an official said here.

Over 40,000 taxis go off road in Himachal Pradesh

Over 40,000 taxis went off the road in Himachal Pradesh on Friday in protest against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order restricting the entry of vehicles to the Rohtang Pass, overlooking picturesque destination of Manali, and the imposition of a heavy cess.

Manali: Heavy corruption found in environmental taxes

Heavy corruption has been found in Environmental taxes in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

SC to hear Manali taxi operators plea against NGT order

The Supreme Court will hear on Friday an appeal by the tourist taxi operators operating between Manali and Rohtang challenging the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order restricting operation of to just 1,000 taxis per day coupled with an environmental compensation charge.

Taxis go off roads in Manali, tourists suffer

Thousands of tourists who arrived in this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh to enjoy the snow in the surrounding hilltops were inconvenienced as taxi operators went on indefinite strike on Tuesday.

Mystic Kullu Valley lures foreigners to murky drug trade

The inaccessible valleys and lofty mountains in the western Himalayas are happy hunting grounds for the cultivation of cannabis and opium, police records show. They are the country's biggest drug-producing areas with a considerable quantity finding its way to Europe.

NGT allows diesel vehicles on Rohtang Pass till May 5

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), which has banned movement of all diesel vehicles across the Rohtang Pass near Manali, on Thursday allowed such vehicles to ply till May 5 after the Himachal Pradesh government said it would conduct trials to explore feasibility of running CNG-fuelled buses.

Heavy rainfall likely in Himachal Pradesh

The hills of Himachal Pradesh are likely to get heavy rainfall over the weekend, said the Met Office on Thursday.