Himachal Pradesh News

Soldier stuck in Kashmir Valley due to snow misses his own wedding

Soldier stuck in Kashmir Valley due to snow misses his own wedding

The soldier named Suneel belonged to Himachal Pradesh's Mandi and he got stuck in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.  His wedding leave had to start from January l and he had reached the

Jan 19, 2020, 22:13 PM IST
Thousands take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Thousands take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Braving winter chill, thousands of devotees across Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday took holy dips in rivers to mark Makar Sankranti, a Hindu festival dedicated to the deity Surya.

Jan 14, 2020, 14:25 PM IST
Rain alert in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand for Jan 13: IMD

Rain alert in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand for Jan 13: IMD

Isolated thunderstorm along with hail and lightning is also likely over the Western Himalayan region, Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh on January 13, said IMD.

Jan 11, 2020, 10:13 AM IST
Cold wave grips Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, disrupts normal life

Cold wave grips Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, disrupts normal life

Meanwhile, people in Uttar Pradesh`s Prayagraj said that they are unable to continue with their day to day activities due to chilling weather.

Jan 05, 2020, 14:38 PM IST
Kerala bus carrying 58 people falls into deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur; several injured

Kerala bus carrying 58 people falls into deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur; several injured

At least 21 students are said to have suffered injuries in the mishap and the condition of two of them is said to be serious.

Dec 31, 2019, 13:00 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh: Four injured, 1 missing after car rolls down into deep gorge in Manali

Himachal Pradesh: Four injured, 1 missing after car rolls down into deep gorge in Manali

All the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital in Manali by the locals.

Dec 27, 2019, 10:08 AM IST
Rohtang tunnel named after Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Rohtang tunnel named after Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur thanked the Union government for acceding to the request of the state to rename the tunnel as a mark of respect to the late BJP stalwart, who had laid the foundation stone

Dec 24, 2019, 19:40 PM IST
Kullu's Malana village receives snowfall, life comes to standstill

Kullu's Malana village receives snowfall, life comes to standstill

In Kullu district, the sky will party be cloudy with relative humidity around 91 per cent for the next two days as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Minimum and the maximum temperatures

Dec 15, 2019, 17:46 PM IST
Three dead after car rolls down deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur

Three dead after car rolls down deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur

Three others have suffered injuries in the accident. 

Dec 14, 2019, 06:54 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh: Rohtang Pass receives fresh snowfall

Himachal Pradesh: Rohtang Pass receives fresh snowfall

Wading through the snow, two people crossed Rohtang pass with the help of the rescue team deployed at Koksar.

Nov 26, 2019, 19:17 PM IST
PM Modi hails Himachal Pradesh Global Investors meet, says competition has increased for investments in India

PM Modi hails Himachal Pradesh Global Investors meet, says competition has increased for investments in India

Competition has increased for investments in India, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing Himachal Pradesh Global Investors at Dharmshila on Thursday. Hailing the investors meet in his

Nov 07, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
Police busts drug racket, 31 arrested including Nepali nationals in Himachal Pradesh

Police busts drug racket, 31 arrested including Nepali nationals in Himachal Pradesh

The operation was carried out by 29 police personnel, who trekked for six hours to reach the spot, Singh said. Among other things, police have recovered 2 kg and 913 gms cannabis.

Nov 04, 2019, 08:30 AM IST
Shimla to levy 'Green Tax' on vehicles from outside the state

Shimla to levy 'Green Tax' on vehicles from outside the state

Under the scheme, those vehicles that are registered outside the state will have to pay 'Green Tax' for plying within the city limits. The proposal for levying tax has been sent to the state

Nov 03, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Two people killed as truck falls into deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Manali

Two people killed as truck falls into deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Manali

At least two people were killed on Monday when a truck fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Manali. The truck accident took place in Rani Nallah in Kullu District.

Oct 28, 2019, 11:17 AM IST
BJP wins Dharamshala Assembly bye-election in Himachal, leading on another

BJP wins Dharamshala Assembly bye-election in Himachal, leading on another

BJP candidate Vishal Nehriya won Dharamsala by a margin of 6,673 votes. He defeated his nearest rival Rakesh Kumar, an independent candidate. Congress candidate Vijay Inder Karan was in third place.

Oct 24, 2019, 12:51 PM IST
Vote count begins for two Himachal Assembly seats

Vote count begins for two Himachal Assembly seats

The elections were necessitated as Kishan Kapoor and Suresh Kashyap resigned from their respective seats as they were elected to the Lok Sabha.

Oct 24, 2019, 08:30 AM IST
3.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Himachal Pradesh's Shimla

3.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Himachal Pradesh's Shimla

The earthquake occurred at 10:23 pm on Monday night. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

Oct 15, 2019, 06:48 AM IST
Over 200 people rescued on Manali-Leh road amidst heavy snowfall

Over 200 people rescued on Manali-Leh road amidst heavy snowfall

The people got stranded in the area due to the continuos snowfall in the state from last two days. It was reported that over 150 vehicles including many army vehicles were left stranded on Rohtang

Oct 08, 2019, 09:50 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh receives fresh snowfall; traffic hit on Manali-Leh Highway

Himachal Pradesh receives fresh snowfall; traffic hit on Manali-Leh Highway

The higher altitudes of Lahaul-Spiti and Kullu districts received snowfall in the wee hours today.

Oct 07, 2019, 10:22 AM IST
Rohtang pass in Kullu receives fresh snowfall

Rohtang pass in Kullu receives fresh snowfall

The IMD also forecast rain accompanied by a thunderstorm at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir for the next 24 hours.

Oct 04, 2019, 13:54 PM IST