Magnitude 5 earthquake hits parts of Himachal Pradesh

A 5-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

Monsoon may hit Himachal Pradesh today

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

Two of 40 Indian workers kidnapped in Iraq are from Himachal Pradesh

Two of the 40 Indian workers kidnapped in the Mosul town of strife-torn Iraq hail from the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, a senior official said on Thursday.

`Yeh Dil Maange More`, give us 300 lotuses: Modi

He started out with `Mission 272` and now hopes to get `300 lotuses`, Narendra Modi says `Yeh Dil Maange More`.

Shanta Kumar files nomination for Kangra Lok Sabha seat

Senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar slammed Congress for its lack of interest in pursuing the issue of black money stashed abroad.

Himachal Pradesh

The hill state of Himachal Pradesh has four Lok Sabha constituencies, Kangra, Shimla, Mandi and Hamirpur.

Shanta Kumar not a super leader: Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday attacked stalwart BJP leader and Kangra candidate for Lok Sabha polls Shanta Kumar, saying he was not a "super leader" and had been defeated earlier.

Ancient Adi Himani temple gutted in fire

Ancient Adi Himani Chamunda temple, nestled in the lap of towering Dhauladhar ranges in Kangra district, was gutted in a fire in the wee hours on Saturday.

1,400 kg butter idol of goddess in Himachal Pradesh

Large numbers of devotees are thronging the Brajeshwari Devi temple every day to pay obeisance and have glimpse of a 1,400 kg butter idol, temple official said.

Govt resorting to threats to implicate me: Dhumal

Opposition BJP leader PK Dhumal on Tuesday accused the Himachal government of "resorting to threats" get officials to implicate him in the HPCA case.

Baijnath Temple in Kangra lying in tatters

Centuries-old Baijnath Temple in Kangra, which has been declared a protected monument, is in a bad shape with its roof leaking despite High Court`s intervention two years ago.

Aman Kachroo ragging death case: All accused freed on `good conduct`

Four medical college students, who were convicted of ragging to death their junior Aman Kachroo in Himachal Pradesh four years back, have been set free on account of their ‘good conduct’, reports said on Thursday.

Water from Himachal dam floods villages

Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh raised water level in Pong dam alarmingly, forcing authorities to release excess water, which led to flooding in villages located downstream, an official said.

Minor girl raped in Himachal Pradesh

A 12-year-old girl, daughter of a migrant labourer from Jharkhand, was allegedly raped by a youth at Bandla near Palampur in Kangra district Friday.

Mandi IIT to get over Rs 800 cr: Pallam Raju

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi would be developed for learning, research and innovation with Rs 800 crore, Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju 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.

Marginal relief from cold in Himachal Pradesh

The intense cold wave conditions eased marginally in Himachal Pradesh as minimum and maximum temperatures soared in most parts of state, despite warning of rains and snowfall between February 4 to 6.

35 feared killed as bus falls into gorge in HP

At least 35 persons were feared dead as a state run bus skidded off the road and fell into a 1000 mts deep gorge near Mallu area in Kangra district.

Veteran Congress leader Sat Mahajan passes away

Veteran Congress leader and five time minister Sat Mahajan died here Saturday morning following a brief illness.

Centuries old `tilted` temple restored by INTACH

A nearly 400-year-old temple near Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, which was standing tilted for more than 100 years, was rebuilt by the INTACH.