Himachal Pradesh

Class 10, 12 Board, Undergraduate exams postponed in Himachal Pradesh amid COVID-19 surge

The Department of Education of the state said that the said exams have been postponed to May 17, 2021.

Apr 14, 2021, 18:42 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh 6-time CM Virbhadra Singh tests COVID-19 positive

Himachal Pradesh ex-CM Virbhadra Singh took the first dose of vaccine at local Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital in March. Medical officials believe the veteran leader contracted the COVID virus from his son, who recently tested positive. 

Apr 13, 2021, 00:12 AM IST

Planning a trip to Himachal Pradesh? Check if you need to carry mandatory negative COVID-19 report or not

Himachal Pradesh has so far reported 69,686 coronavirus cases, of which, 5,369 are still active.


Apr 12, 2021, 07:32 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh former minister and BJP stalwart dead at 75

Former Minister of State for Ayurveda Mohan Lal died Friday (April 2, 2021), he was cremated on Saturday at his native village Sarol near Chamba town. 

Apr 04, 2021, 15:55 PM IST

CBI books Cadbury India Pvt Ltd for 'fraudulently' availing area-based tax benefits in Himachal

The CBI has booked Cadbury India Private Limited (now known as Mondelez Foods Private Limited) for alleged corruption and misrepresentation of facts to fraudulently avail area-based tax benefits in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday.

Mar 18, 2021, 00:02 AM IST

BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh's Mandi, found dead in Delhi

Early reports suggest the veteran leader from Himachal allegedly committed suicide though the actual cause of death remains uncertain.

Mar 17, 2021, 10:56 AM IST

At least nine killed, several injured as bus fell into gorge in Himachal's Chamba

The injured were rushed to Medical College Chamba. The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained.

Mar 10, 2021, 16:35 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh governor 'manhandled' in Assembly complex, FIR against 5 suspended Congress MLAs: WATCH

Speaker Vipin Parmar said the Opposition members tried to stop the Governor, who was accompanied by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur when he was going towards his cavalcade. They hit on the Governor's back with copies of his address. They also hit the bonnet of the Governor's car, the Speaker said, adding that he is examining the Assembly rules to lodge an FIR against the Congress legislators.

Feb 26, 2021, 23:46 PM IST

Why lakes have become a threat, does climate change is the reason?

After the disaster in Uttarakhand, scientists believe that the water level of the lakes of Uttarakhand's river basin is continuously increasing. According to the report of the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science Technology and Environment, the Sutlej river basin has 769 lakes and the Chenab basin has 254 lakes. There are around 1600 lakes in the four river basins which remain a matter of concern. Special report on climate change.

Feb 21, 2021, 19:54 PM IST

Man freezes to death in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu as cold wave grips state

Police took custody of a body of a 60-year-old man who was found frozen to death in Kullu district on Friday. The man had left his house on February 3 and had not returned, his family found him dead in a frozen condition two days after he left his house.  

Feb 07, 2021, 07:41 AM IST

Heavy snowfall in many districts of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla receives snowfall after 19 years

A day after the heaviest snowfall in Shimla in nearly two decades in February, there was no electricity for residents and traffic jam issues were faced on Friday. The meteorological department said 57 cm of snow fell in the state capital in February after 2002, the heaviest snowfall in single day.

Feb 05, 2021, 19:38 PM IST

Weather Update: Snowfall increases the beauty of mountains

Fresh snowfall has started once again in the hilly areas, in such a situation, the beauty of mountains have increased due to snow-covering. Watch this special report

Jan 25, 2021, 14:48 PM IST

See the pictures of the Lahaul area where it is so cold that the waterfalls get frozen

Entire north India including Delhi is facing the havoc of cold. But the cold in the mountains has forced people to be imprisoned in their homes. See the pictures of the Lahaul area where it is so cold that the waterfalls get frozen.

Jan 23, 2021, 13:16 PM IST

Bird Flu: Alert issued in 4 states due to bird flu

Bird flu has been declared as a state-specific disaster in Kerala and a high alert has been issued after an outbreak of bird flu was confirmed in certain parts of Kottayam and Alappuzha districts, the Kerala Government said.

Jan 05, 2021, 20:00 PM IST

Bird Flu: Risk increased in many states of the country

Himachal Pradesh became the fourth state to report cases of bird flu after Rajasthan, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, with officials confirming that migratory birds found dead at Pong Dam Lake in Kangra district have tested positive for the dreaded avian influenza.

Jan 05, 2021, 16:10 PM IST

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

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

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

Jan 03, 2021, 13:12 PM IST

Tourists from Delhi held for dancing to loud music inside Atal Tunnel in Rohtang

Some tourists enroute to Kullu-Manali were arrested for stopping their vehicle inside the Atal Tunnel in Rohtang and dancing to loud music.

Dec 27, 2020, 19:50 PM IST

Massive fire burns down entire village in Himachal Pradesh

Authorities are assessing the damage and will provide assistance to the families affected


Dec 26, 2020, 01:52 AM IST