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Devotees throng Himachal temples as Navratri begins

Thousands of devotees thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday on the first day of the nine-day long Chaitra Navratri festival.

Prateik Babbar to open wellness centre in Dharamshala

Prateik Babbar to open wellness centre in Dharamshala

The inaugural centre will be launched later this year, and will be followed by a chain of centres in other hill stations in 2018.

MeT warns of thunderstorm and squall in HP

The MeT office today warned of thunderstorm and squall at isolated places in lower and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh on March 22 and 23.

Congress names candidates for Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka bypolls

Congress today named its candidates for the upcoming assembly bypolls this year in Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka.

'High danger' avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, HP

'High danger' avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, HP

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued the warning that would be valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm on Friday.

Shimla sees season's heaviest shower of ice pellets

 Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla witnessed the season`s heaviest precipitation of ice pellets on Thursday, pushing down the mercury by several notches and covering the city in a white shroud.

Higher reaches continue to experience heavy snowfall: Himachal Pradesh

The tribal areas and other higher reaches in Himachal Pradesh continue to experience moderate to heavy snowfall.The fresh snowfall blocked roads in interior areas of tribal districts disrupting vehicular traffic.

Virbhadra case: Court to hear arguments on charge against LIC agent

A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed April 11 to hear arguments on charges against Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) agent Anand Chauhan in a disproportionate assets case involving Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

Himachal Pradesh's Spiti has the highest number of Hepatitis B cases, says state Health Minister Kaul Singh

Himachal Pradesh's Spiti has the highest number of Hepatitis B cases, says state Health Minister Kaul Singh

The statement has come straight from Himachal Pradesh's state Health Minister Kaul Singh.

Indo-Oman military exercise begins in Himachal

Indo-Oman military exercise begins in Himachal

The joint training exercise of the Indian Army and the Royal Army of Oman, named Al Nagah-II 2017, commenced with the opening ceremony at Bakloh.

45% of country's bird species in Himachal Pradesh: Great Backyard Bird Count

45% of country's bird species in Himachal Pradesh: Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count is the first online citizen-science project aimed at collecting data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time.

Mild earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh

Mild earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh

The epicentre of the quake was Chamba region, bordering Jammu and Kashmir.
 

Himachal Pradesh to have tuberculosis completely under control by 2023, says Health Minister

Himachal Pradesh to have tuberculosis completely under control by 2023, says Health Minister

He said India contributed over 25 per cent of total cases of TB in the world. The 28 lakh cases and 4.8 lakh deaths every year in India tells the story of disease burden.

Himachal Pradesh government developing agro-techniques for profitable farming of medicinal plants

In order to identify species suitable for cultivation in each climatic zone, the state is developing the agro-techniques. 

200 deities gather for Mahashivratri in Himachal town

In this Himachal Pradesh town, popularly known as `Chhoti Kashi`, over 200 deities from hundreds of temples are congregating for the festivities of Mahashivratri.

Cold revives in J&K, Himachal Pradesh; plains warmer

Cold conditions revived in the hills of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal that witnessed a fresh bout of snow and rains over the last two days though the plains in north soaked up the sun on a clear day on Wednesday.

Girl survives 34 snakebites over 3 years, father says it's "routine"

What kind of girl gets bitten by snakes 34 times and lives to tell the tale?

Army jawan kills ex-girlfriend's fiance in Punjab

An army jawan today allegedly killed the fiance of his former girlfriend and seriously injured her at a bus stand here, police said.

Avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, Himachal

A high as well as medium danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone areas of Jammu-Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

School bus skids off road in Himachal Pradesh, 25 students inured

School bus skids off road in Himachal Pradesh, 25 students inured

At least 25 school children were injured on Friday when their school bus skidded off the mountain road in Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh, police said.