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Fresh snowfall recorded in Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh

Fresh snowfall was reported in Harshil Valley of Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district on Thursday. 

Dec 06, 2018, 22:23 PM IST

Traffic resumes at Manali to Darcha road after BRO finishes snow clearing operations

Traffic resumed at Manali to Darcha road on Friday after Border Roads Organisation(BRO) concluded snow clearing operations.

Nov 23, 2018, 19:14 PM IST

Snowfall in Shimla's Narkanda

Tourist destinations such as Manali, Rohtang Pass, Lahaul, Spiti and Pangi had experienced snowfall on Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Tourists flocking to Himachal hills feel cheated

Himachal Pradesh`s economy is highly dependent on tourism, besides hydroelectric power and horticulture.
 

May 30, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Hundreds of tourists suffer as taxis go off the road in Manali

Hundreds of tourists who descended on the Himachal Pradesh resort here to enjoy the snowy landscape were inconvenienced on Tuesday as taxi drivers went on a daylong strike.

May 16, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Rohtang Pass reopened for motorists

The majestic snow-marooned Rohtang Pass, located at an altitude of 13,050 feet in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, has been reopened for motorists after four months of closure, officials said here on Sunday.

 

Apr 30, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Rescue hut with life-saving facilities set up for people passing through Rohtang pass

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Jan 03, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh favours more vehicles going to Rohtang Pass from Manali

The central government reiterated its earlier position that it was ready to supply CNG at Manali for the vehicles going to Rohtang Pass.

May 23, 2016, 20:24 PM IST

Rohtang Pass row: SC seeks response from Himachal Pradesh on plea challenging NGT order

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Himachal government over the plea by taxi owners, challenging the order by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) restricting the entry of all diesel and petrol based tourist vehicles in the Rohtang Pass area.

May 23, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

NGT permits paragliding, snow scooters in Rohtang; increases number of petrol vehicles

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday relaxed norms for tourist hot spots in Himachal Pradesh - Rohtang Pass and Manali.

May 10, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

Rohtang Pass: No respite to taxi owners on NGT order

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant immediate relief to the taxi owners, who have challenged the National Green Tribunal's order restricting the entry of all diesel and petrol tourist vehicles in Rohtang Pass.

Apr 11, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

'Avoid travelling to Rohtang Pass, snowfall likely'

Avoid travelling to the Rohtang Pass that connect this Himachal Pradesh town to the Lahaul Valley due to high chances of snowfall, an official said on Thursday.

Nov 05, 2015, 09:56 AM IST

Paragliding ban in Himachal's Rohtang to continue: NGT

Refusing to relent on its order to ban commercial activities at the picturesque tourist spot Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday refused to permit paragliding in the eco-sensitive area, and warned penal action against violators.

Oct 05, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

There's uproar in India's 'Valley of Gods' – find out why

Its ski slopes are considered among the best in India while its stunning views are a magnet for hikers, horse riders and paragliders in the summer.

Aug 21, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

NGT clears decks for plying of CNG buses to Rohtang

 In a step aimed at minimising pollution in the eco-sensitive area of Rohtang pass, the National Green Tribunal Thursday cleared the decks for plying of CNG buses on 51-km long Manali-Rohtang highway.

Aug 13, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

Rohtang Pass may become world's highest tourist place with CNG buses

Rohtang Pass is likely to become the world's highest mountain destination to run CNG buses at a height of 13,050 feet with the Himachal Pradesh government successfully completing two trial runs in this regard.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

NGT mulls ban on tourism in Rohtang, issues notice to Himachal govt

Lashing out at Himachal Pradesh government for allowing a "traffic chaos" atop the eco- sensitive Rohtang Pass, the National Green Tribunal Monday issued show cause notice to it asking why should not a complete ban be imposed on tourism activities in and around that area.

Jul 06, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

Rohtang: Restrictions to continue as NGT refuses to budge

Restrictions on access to Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh will continue as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Monday refused to stay the operation of its earlier direction limiting the entry of diesel and petrol tourist vehicles to 1,000 a day.

Jun 08, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

Over 40,000 taxis go off road in Himachal Pradesh

Over 40,000 taxis went off the road in Himachal Pradesh on Friday in protest against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order restricting the entry of vehicles to the Rohtang Pass, overlooking picturesque destination of Manali, and the imposition of a heavy cess.

May 29, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

Plying vehicles in Rohtang Pass: NGT seeks state's response

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday refrained from providing any immediate relief on a plea to relax its directives limiting the playing of diesel and petrol vehicles in Rohtang Pass, saying it would examine Himachal Pradesh government's stand on how it would address the grievances of tourist vehicle operators.

May 28, 2015, 19:24 PM IST