Police on high alert after two blasts in West Bengal hills

Police on high alert after two blasts in West Bengal hills

Kalimpong District Magistrate Vishwanath said prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure had been imposed since August 10 for one month, adding that police was taking additional measures for security.

Aug 20, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Snow, rains in hilly areas; pleasant weather in plains

Hilly areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand received a fresh bout of snowfall and rains on Thursday even as pleasant weather prevailed in plains where temperatures rose marginally.

Feb 26, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Fresh snowfall in hills, cold conditions return

Fresh snowfall in the higher reaches of Garhwal Himalayas, including the famed Himalayan shrines, and light showers coupled with icy winds in the lower areas revived freezing cold conditions in Chamoli district on Monday.

Feb 16, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

Pleasant day in plains of North India, chill stays in hills

Temperature rose marginally in most parts of North India as Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan experienced a pleasant and sunny day on Monday but the winter chill prevailed in Kashmir Valley and higher parts of Uttarakhand which received another spell of snowfall.

Feb 02, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Weight loss at high altitude reflects evolutionary adaptation

Have you experienced weight loss while holidaying in the hills? No worries as weight loss at altitudes actually reflects an evolutionary adaptation that protected our ancestors` bodies.

Jun 17, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

GJM suspends proposed shut-downs in hills

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha called off its series of shutdowns slated for this month.

Mar 13, 2013, 23:22 PM IST

Thane: wanted criminal found dead in hills

Body of a notorious criminal in Thane, wanted in cases of attempt to murder, was found dumped on a hill. Police suspect it to be a murder.

Jul 11, 2011, 10:43 AM IST

Hills of Himachal witnessing rainfall

If you are sizzling in the plains and want a cool getaway for the weekend, head to the hills of Himachal Pradesh which have been experiencing rainfall since Friday morning and are expected to see more showers in the days ahead.

May 06, 2011, 14:09 PM IST

Intense cold wave in HP

Himachal Pradesh remained in the
grip of an intense cold wave on Sunday as the higher reaches in
tribal areas had another spell of mild snowfall and strong
velocity icy winds swept the mid and higher hills.

Dec 20, 2010, 00:18 AM IST