Himachal Pradesh favours more vehicles going to Rohtang Pass from Manali

The central government reiterated its earlier position that it was ready to supply CNG at Manali for the vehicles going to Rohtang Pass.

Rohtang Pass row: SC seeks response from Himachal Pradesh on plea challenging NGT order

Rohtang Pass row: SC seeks response from Himachal Pradesh on plea challenging NGT order

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Himachal government over the plea by taxi owners, challenging the order by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) restricting the entry of all diesel and petrol based tourist vehicles in the Rohtang Pass area.

NGT permits paragliding, snow scooters in Rohtang; increases number of petrol vehicles

NGT permits paragliding, snow scooters in Rohtang; increases number of petrol vehicles

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday relaxed norms for tourist hot spots in Himachal Pradesh - Rohtang Pass and Manali.

Rohtang Pass: No respite to taxi owners on NGT order

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant immediate relief to the taxi owners, who have challenged the National Green Tribunal's order restricting the entry of all diesel and petrol tourist vehicles in Rohtang Pass.

'Avoid travelling to Rohtang Pass, snowfall likely'

Avoid travelling to the Rohtang Pass that connect this Himachal Pradesh town to the Lahaul Valley due to high chances of snowfall, an official said on Thursday.

Paragliding ban in Himachal's Rohtang to continue: NGT

Refusing to relent on its order to ban commercial activities at the picturesque tourist spot Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday refused to permit paragliding in the eco-sensitive area, and warned penal action against violators.

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.

NGT clears decks for plying of CNG buses to Rohtang

 In a step aimed at minimising pollution in the eco-sensitive area of Rohtang pass, the National Green Tribunal Thursday cleared the decks for plying of CNG buses on 51-km long Manali-Rohtang highway.

Rohtang Pass may become world's highest tourist place with CNG buses

Rohtang Pass is likely to become the world's highest mountain destination to run CNG buses at a height of 13,050 feet with the Himachal Pradesh government successfully completing two trial runs in this regard.

NGT mulls ban on tourism in Rohtang, issues notice to Himachal govt

Lashing out at Himachal Pradesh government for allowing a "traffic chaos" atop the eco- sensitive Rohtang Pass, the National Green Tribunal Monday issued show cause notice to it asking why should not a complete ban be imposed on tourism activities in and around that area.

Rohtang: Restrictions to continue as NGT refuses to budge

Restrictions on access to Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh will continue as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Monday refused to stay the operation of its earlier direction limiting the entry of diesel and petrol tourist vehicles to 1,000 a day.

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.

Plying vehicles in Rohtang Pass: NGT seeks state's response

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday refrained from providing any immediate relief on a plea to relax its directives limiting the playing of diesel and petrol vehicles in Rohtang Pass, saying it would examine Himachal Pradesh government's stand on how it would address the grievances of tourist vehicle operators.

Plying vehicles in Rohtang Pass: NGT to hear plea on Thursday

Taxi operators on Wednesday rushed to the National Green Tribunal seeking reconsideration of its directions limiting the entry of all diesel and petrol tourist vehicles in Himachal Pradesh's Rohtang Pass till August 14 to 1,000 per day.

Shimla sizzles, but high hills get snow

The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to sizzle on Tuesday with Una recording a maximum temperature of 40.6 degrees Celsius and state capital Shimla a high of 29.3 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said.

Plying vehicles in Rohtang Pass: SC refuses to stay NGT order

The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to stay the operation of NGT directions limiting the entry of all diesel and petrol tourist vehicles in Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh till August 14 to 1,000 per day.

Himachal to move NGT over ban on tourist vehicles at Rohtang Pass

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said the state government would urge the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to reconsider the ban imposed on plying tourist vehicles on Rohtang Pass.

Only 1000 vehicles per day to pass through Rohtang pass: NGT

Noting that tourist season in Rohtang Pass would commence shortly, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has extended its stay on its order banning entry of all diesel and petrol tourist vehicles till August 14 while limiting the number of vehicles entering the popular area to 1,000 per day.

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.

Rains keep cold wave at bay in north India, snow-covered Rohtang Pass shut for traffic

Scattered rains continued in some parts of north India giving respite to the people from the intense cold wave conditions even as the mercury dipped by a few notches in the Kashmir Valley after a short breather.