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.

Engineering student drowns in Himachal Pradesh

 An engineering student today drowned in a nullah at Kala Amb in Sirmaur district, about 28 km from here, police said.

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs
Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

In good news for MBA aspirants, the government Wednesday cleared the proposal for the setting up of six new IIMs in the country, which will start offering courses from the coming academic session itself.

Heatwave continues in Himachal Pradesh

The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to reel under an intense heat wave on Monday, with temperatures recording two to three degrees above the season`s average.

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack in MP, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

School student killed, 33 injured in Himachal accident

A six-year old girl student was killed and 33 students of a private school were injured on Tuesday when a bus driven by the school principal rolled down a 130-feet gorge in Himachal Pradesh`s Sirmaur district, police said.

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.

Himachal wants monkeys off its back
Himachal wants monkeys off its back

With the exploding monkey population in Himachal Pradesh posing a major challenge to its human population, it is being now debated whether to allow their select culling or translocation and, if nothing works out, exporting them out of the state.

Cloudburst wreaks havoc in HP`s Sirmaur district

Normal life was disrupted after a cloudburst wreaked havoc in Shambhuwala area of Sirmaur district on Thursday even as heavy rains lashed several parts of the state triggering landslides and blocking of link roads.

Monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh today

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

17 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal

At least 17 people were killed Monday when their overloaded mini-bus rolled down a 400-feet deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh`s Sirmaur district, officials said.

Govt school teacher booked for raping 14-year-old student

A teacher of a government school in Shillai area of Sirmaur district was on Saturday booked for allegedly raping a 14-year-old student, police said.

Bus falls into deep gorge in Himachal`s Sirmaur, 21 killed

At least 15 people were killed and several others injured when a bus rolled down a 600-feet deep gorge near Ransua-Jabrog village in Sirmaur district Friday morning.

Himachal town gets highest precipitation in 15 years

The picturesque town Kalpa in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, where incessant heavy rain wreaked havoc, Monday recorded the highest precipitation on a single day in the past 15 years.

Two workers buried alive in Sirmaur

Two workers, engaged in the construction of a link road, were killed in a mudslide in moutainous Sirmaur district, some 100-km from here, early Monday morning, police said.

Cold tightens grip as rains, snowfall lash Himachal

Cold tightened its grip over entire Himachal Pradesh on Monday as a fresh spell of snowfall, coupled with rains in the middle and lower reaches, sent shivers across the state.

At least 11 killed in Himachal road accident

Sirmaur is among the remote areas of the state, where very few passenger buses ply on roads, leading to overcrowding of private vehicles.