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.

Intense cold wave sweeps Himachal Pradesh after snowfall

An intense cold wave left Himachal Pradesh reeling Monday with Manali recording a biting minus two degrees Celsius, a couple of days after the state received rains and snowfall.

Colder days ahead for Delhi

The national capital witnessed a shivering cold on Saturday with rain in some parts of the city. The Northern India will witness a drop in temperature in the coming days.

Cold wave intensifies in north India, first snowfall in Shimla
Cold wave intensifies in north India, first snowfall in Shimla

Cold conditions intensified in north India on Saturday as Shimla and some other popular tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh received the season's first snowfall while several areas in other states experienced light showers.

Heavy snowfall traps tourists near Rohtang Pass

Many tourists are reportedly trapped near Rohtang Pass due to heavy snowing.

PM Modi's call for cleanliness remains unheard at Rohtang
PM Modi's call for cleanliness remains unheard at Rohtang

The higher reaches of the Himalayas are virtually turning into an open air garbage dump. And Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for cleanliness seems yet to reach these lofty heights.

Manali-Leh deluxe bus service restarted

A deluxe bus service that connects this Himachal Pradesh town to Leh in Jammu and Kashmir restarted after remaining closed for over seven months due to snowfall, an official said.

Storm lashes Himachal; Rohtang Pass closed

Severe storm accompanied by rains and sleet today lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh, including state capital Shimla, disrupting the normal life while Rohtang Pass was closed due to fresh snowfall in tribal areas.

Fresh snowfall, widespread rains lash Himachal, 150 rescued

Fresh snowfall and widespread rains lashed higher parts of Himachal Pradesh while at least 150 persons stranded at Rohtang Pass have been rescued by district administration.

Rohtang Pass reopens after five months

The snowbound Rohtang Pass, gateway to the adventure tourism destination of Lahaul valley in Himachal Pradesh, reopened for traffic after remaining closed for five months, an official said Saturday.

Rohtang Pass to close for traffic from November 15

Predicting heavy snowfall, the district administration of Lahaul-Spiti in Himachal Pradesh announced that vehicles will not be allowed on Rohtang Pass after November 15.

Mercury dips with snow in Himachal Pradesh

The temperatures across Himachal Pradesh on Thursday plummeted sharply, with high-altitude areas getting mild spells of snow while other parts are experiencing rains.

Manali taxi operators go on strike, tourists harassed

Most taxis went off the roads in Manali to protest the govt decision not to allow chartered vehicles that are over 4 years old to ply to Rohtang Pass.

Rohtang Pass opened for tourists after six months

Rohtang pass, the gateway to fascinating Lahaul and Pangi tribal valleys, was opened for tourists after six months.

Rohtang Pass to reopen for tourists from Wednesday

At present, the tourists are not allowed to travel beyond Marhi, some 35 km from here, as road maintenance after snow-clearing operation is on.

Observe zero tolerance towards pollution at Rohtang: HC to govt

Asking state government to observe "zero tolerance" towards pollution in vicinity of Rohtang Pass beyond Mardhi, Himachal Pradesh High Court directed a slew of measures.

Hills near Shimla, Manali get season`s first snow

Hills near the popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali Thursday saw light snowfall - the season`s first spell, a weather official said here, triggering a rush of tourists.

Rescue posts set up at Rohtang Pass

Two rescue posts were on Saturday set up on either sides of Rohtang Pass to ensure safety of people crossing the 15,050 ft pass, which has been officially closed for vehicular traffic for the winter.

Rohtang Pass reopens after five months

The idyllic and pastoral settings of the Himalayas beyond the pass have been drawing an increasing number of backpackers especially foreigners.