Work on Parwanoo-Solan 4-lane project to start by Sept end

The work on Rs 2,518 crore Parwanoo- Shimla four-laning project in Himachal Pradesh would commence by end of this month and tenders for 39 km Parwanoo-Solan stretch have already been awarded.

Woman mauled to death by bear in HP

A 50-year-old woman was mauled to death by a wild bear in Solan district, 70 km from here, police said today.

Five injured in firing in Himachal village

 Five members of a family sustained grievous injuries when a drunk man fired at his brother and his daughters in a Himachal Pradesh village on Friday, police said.

Around 80,000 cases settled by Lok Adalat in one day in HP

Around 80,000 out of 97,887 cases, identified by various courts in Himachal Pradesh, have been settled by the National Lok Adalat in one day in the state.

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.

Himachal Pradesh: Two dead in Solan landslide

Two people were killed in a mining landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district on Wednesday.

Himachal government to give 20 lakh each to gold-winning kabaddi players
Himachal government to give 20 lakh each to gold-winning kabaddi players

Himachal government on Saturday announced cash prizes of Rs 20 lakh each to three kabaddi players from the state who were members of the gold medal-winning Indian men and women's teams at the 17th Asian Games in South Korea.

Over century-old bridge collapses in Himachal, 3 injured

The 110-year-old Bailey bridge near Solan connecting the key tourist destination of Chail collapsed as an overloaded truck was crossing it.

Monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh today

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

60 bikers for Shimla cycling race

Nearly 60 intrepid national and international bikers will participate in the third edition of the three-day MTB Himalaya Shimla cycling race next month.

College student sexually harassed in Solan

A college student was allegedly sexually harassed by a youth and his three friends in a private hotel in Solan brewery about 3 km from here, police said on Wednesday.

Heavy rains continue in Himachal, rivers in spate

The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rains Monday and all the rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said here.

Identify one department that can be turned into centre of excellence: Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Maharaja Agrasen University at Kalujhanda in Himachal Pradesh`s Solan district on Saturday.

Solan, Kullu to be covered under DBT scheme from July

Solan and Kullu districts of HP would be covered under Direct Bank Transfer Scheme from July in addition to Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi and Una districts that have already been included in the scheme.

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.

Himachal polls: Rahul to campaign in Kelylong, Solan

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will address election meetings in the picturesque Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.