Himachal Pradesh News

Bird flu alert in Himachal Pradesh after deaths of migratory birds, outbreak reported in other states too, details here

Bird flu alert in Himachal Pradesh after deaths of migratory birds, outbreak reported in other states too, details here

In Himachal Pradesh, around 1,800 migratory birds, most of them bar-headed geese, have been found dead in the Pong Dam Lake sanctuary.

Jan 05, 2021, 11:04 AM IST
IMD predicts intense wet spell across north India, issues Yellow alert for Himachal Pradesh

IMD predicts intense wet spell across north India, issues Yellow alert for Himachal Pradesh

Fresh snowfall occurred in Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir, where road and air links were snapped with the rest of the country.

Jan 04, 2021, 08:47 AM IST
1200 migratory birds die uner mysterious circumstances at Pong Dam in Himachal Pradesh

1200 migratory birds die uner mysterious circumstances at Pong Dam in Himachal Pradesh

 The dead birds include endangered bar-headed goose, black-headed gull, river tern, common teal, and shoveler. 

Jan 03, 2021, 13:12 PM IST
Kaja youth honing Ice hockey skills in minus 20 degrees celsius

Kaja youth honing Ice hockey skills in minus 20 degrees celsius

The district administration constructed an Ice Hockey ground here last year, to encourage local youth to play this game. 

Dec 19, 2020, 02:56 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya meets with an accident in Telangana, escapes unhurt

Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya meets with an accident in Telangana, escapes unhurt

Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya was going towards Nalgonda district near Hyderabad in Telanganan when he met with an accident. 

Dec 14, 2020, 13:18 PM IST
Extinct Himalayan Serow spotted in Spiti Valley by team of wildlife experts

Extinct Himalayan Serow spotted in Spiti Valley by team of wildlife experts

The Himalayan Seow which was believed to be extinct, was spotted in the cold deserts of Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh recently.

Dec 13, 2020, 20:28 PM IST
After Gujarat, MP and Rajasthan, this state clamps night curfew in 4 districts; schools shut till Dec 31

After Gujarat, MP and Rajasthan, this state clamps night curfew in 4 districts; schools shut till Dec 31

The night curfew will be in place from November 24 to December 15 in Shimla, Mandi, Kangra and Kullu districts from 8 pm to 6 am.

Nov 24, 2020, 08:55 AM IST
Major accident in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi; 7 persons killed — Know what led to mishap

Major accident in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi; 7 persons killed — Know what led to mishap

While six people died on the spot, two injured were taken to a zonal hospital where one of them succumbed to his injuries.

Nov 16, 2020, 12:08 PM IST
Luhri Hydro Power project a big gift to people of Himachal Pradesh from PM Narendra Modi: Amit Shah

Luhri Hydro Power project a big gift to people of Himachal Pradesh from PM Narendra Modi: Amit Shah

The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal to invest Rs 1,810 crore for 210 MW Luhri Stage-I hydropower project on river Satluj in Himachal Pradesh. 

Nov 04, 2020, 18:23 PM IST
Good news for tourists! Kalka-Shimla train to resume operations from today

Good news for tourists! Kalka-Shimla train to resume operations from today

In a positive development for the tourists planning to visit Himachal Pradesh, the Indian Railways has decided to bring back on track the Kalka-Shimla toy train, which will resume operations from

Oct 21, 2020, 07:39 AM IST
Major administrative reshuffle in Himachal Pradesh, 22 IAS, HPAS officers transferred

Major administrative reshuffle in Himachal Pradesh, 22 IAS, HPAS officers transferred

In a major reshuffle the Himachal Pradesh government on Monday transferred 22 Indian Administrative Service (IAS), and HP Administrative Service officers, including making IAS Aditya Negi the new

Oct 20, 2020, 08:26 AM IST
Atal Tunnel: Over speeding, unnecessary stoppage, outrageous driving will now attract strict action

Atal Tunnel: Over speeding, unnecessary stoppage, outrageous driving will now attract strict action

Photography and videography have also been banned for the area starting from 200 meters before south portal up to end of the tunnel.

Oct 07, 2020, 22:18 PM IST
Atal Tunnel witnesses three accidents within 24 hours of inauguration

Atal Tunnel witnesses three accidents within 24 hours of inauguration

An official said the CCTVs recorded that a few motorists stopped their vehicles midway while crossing the tunnel to take selfies.

Oct 06, 2020, 16:15 PM IST
Requirements of armed forces neglected for long time: PM Narendra Modi's swipe on Congress at Atal Tunnel inauguration

Requirements of armed forces neglected for long time: PM Narendra Modi's swipe on Congress at Atal Tunnel inauguration

PM Modi also said that the delay in the completion of such important infrastructure projects deprives people of economic and social benefits. 

Oct 03, 2020, 16:33 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate longest highway Atal Tunnel on October 3

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate longest highway Atal Tunnel on October 3

The Tunnel is built with ultra-modern specifications in the Pir Panjal range of Himalayas at an altitude of 3000 Mtrs (10,000 Feet) from the Mean Sea Level (MSL). The tunnel reduces the road distance

Oct 02, 2020, 22:51 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews preparations for inauguration of Atal Tunnel; Check key features of Rohtang-Manali Tunnel

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews preparations for inauguration of Atal Tunnel; Check key features of Rohtang-Manali Tunnel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Atal Tunnel at Rohtang in Himachal Pradesh at 10 am on Saturday.

Oct 02, 2020, 15:59 PM IST
Atal Tunnel: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate longest highway tunnel on October 3

Atal Tunnel: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate longest highway tunnel on October 3

Atal Tunnel is the longest highway tunnel in the World. The 9.02 Km long tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year.

Oct 01, 2020, 16:46 PM IST
Atal Tunnel, world's longest highway tunnel connecting Manali with Leh, completed in 10 years

Atal Tunnel, world's longest highway tunnel connecting Manali with Leh, completed in 10 years

The construction of the Atal Tunnel, which is the world`s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet connecting Manali with Leh, has been completed in a span of 10 years. However, the original

Sep 16, 2020, 09:21 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Assembly's monsoon session begins on Monday under strict COVID-19 guidelines

Himachal Pradesh Assembly's monsoon session begins on Monday under strict COVID-19 guidelines

The speaker said the assembly complex will be sanitised twice a day during the session.

Sep 07, 2020, 16:58 PM IST
Landslide blocks National Highway 3 in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi

Landslide blocks National Highway 3 in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi

The clearing of the debris is underway and the highway is expected to open in a few hours, said Shalini Agnihotri, Superintendent of Police, Mandi district.

Sep 05, 2020, 15:21 PM IST