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Death toll in HP bus accident rises to 23 with 16 injured
Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 21 : The death toll in the bus in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district today rose to 23, with 16 injured.
23 die as bus falls into river in Himachal
Shimla, Aug 21 : At least 23 people were killed and 20 injured in Himachal Pradesh Thursday when an overcrowded mini bus skidded off the road and fell into the Baspa river, some 300 feet below the road, officials said.
Quake hits Himachal, tremors felt in Delhi
New Delhi/Shimla, Aug 21 : A moderate earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Himachal Pradesh Thursday and the tremors were also felt in Delhi, an official said.
Fourteen killed as bus falls into Himachal river
Shimla, Aug 21 : At least 14 people were killed and 26 injured Thursday when an overcrowded private mini-bus skidded off road and fell into the Baspa river in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, an official said.
Tremors felt in Delhi as quake hits Himachal Pradesh
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Tremors were felt here Thursday afternoon after a moderate earthquake hit Himachal Pradesh, an official said.
Now, a nutrition expert for plants (Agriculture Feature)
By Vishal Gulati, Shimla, Aug 21 : Move over nutritionists for men and women. Here comes a nutrition expert for fruit-bearing plants who helps growers in Himachal Pradesh reap bumper high quality harvests.
Delhi HC asks for CBI, tax records against Virbhadra Singh
New Delhi, Aug 20 : The Delhi High Court Wednesday called for all records of the CBI and the Income Tax department in a case of alleged corruption and money laundering against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
Himachal cricket body row: Court asks state to file reply
Shimla, Aug 20 : The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday granted 10 days' time to the government to file its reply to the amemded writ petition of the state cricket body in a case related to cancellation of its lease.
Notice to Himachal over neglect of tourist spot
Shimla, Aug 20 : The Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued notice to the state and 17 others for failure to develop the Mahasu peak, a tourist spot on the outskirts of Shimla, and encroachment of government land by a private resort.
NHRC notice to Himachal Pradesh over declining sex ratio
New Delhi, Aug 20 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Himachal Pradesh government over the declining sex ratio in the state.
Himachal's legislators fail to log on to technology
By Vishal Gulati, Shimla, Aug 20 : Legislators in Himachal Pradesh just cannot log on to technology.
31 killed in Himachal in rains, cloudbursts
Shimla, Aug 19 : At least 31 people have died in Himachal Pradesh following heavy rain and cloudbursts triggered by the southwest monsoon, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Tuesday.
When call of the hills became a driving nightmare
By Jaideep Sarin, Chandigarh, Aug 19 : What was meant to be a fun trip for hundreds of weekend tourists from the region to the hills of neighbouring Himachal Pradesh turned out to be a nightmarish driving experience over the weekend for many with traffic jams, landslides and other hold-ups forcing ...
Mercury rises in Himachal as rain tapers off
Shimla, Aug 18 : The temperatures across Himachal Pradesh rose Monday as monsoon became dormant. Similar conditions will continue till this weekend, a weather official said here.
Himachal invites proposals to open four nursing schools
Shimla, Aug 18 : Himachal Pradesh has invited expression of interest for opening four general nursing and midwifery schools in the private sector, an official said Monday.
Flood like situation across India brings life to a stand still
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 17 : Flood like situation in various parts of India today affected villages in Uttar Pradesh (UP), West Bengal (WB), Assam and Himachal Pradesh.
Lack of relief in rain-hit Himachal areas: BJP
Shimla, Aug 17 : The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit Sunday attacked Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for remaining out of the state when the state was witnessing torrential rains and claimed that more than 25 people have died but no relief measure had been taken.
Manimahesh Lake pilgrimage begins in Himachal
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 17 : The 17-day pilgrimage to Manimahesh Lake in Himachal Pradesh, sacred to Lord Shiva devotees, began Sunday.
Monsoon subsides in Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Aug 17 : The monsoon in Himachal Pradesh subsided after last week's heavy showers and similar conditions will continue till Thursday, a weather official said here Sunday.
Tibetan PM wishes success to Indian PM Modi on Independence Day
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug16 : Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, wished Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi a successful term as the country marked its 68th Independence Day on Friday (August 15).
Himachal rivers in spate as heavy rain continues
Shimla, Aug 16 : All major rivers and their tributaries in Himachal Pradesh are in spate as moderate to heavy rain continues to lash the hills in the state, said officials.
Himachal employees get 10 percent dearness allowance
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Friday announced a 10 percent hike in dearness allowance for the state government employees and pensioners from Jan 1, 2015.
Two killed in rain-related incidents in Himachal
Shimla, Aug 15 : Two people were killed Friday in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh, officials said.
Himachal university pensioners observe black day
Shimla, Aug 15 : Pensioners of an agricultural university in Himachal Pradesh Friday observed the Independence Day as a 'black day' because they have been deprived of their monthly pension for five months.
Himachal employees get 10 percent dearness allowance
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Friday announced a 10 percent hike in dearness allowance for the state government employees and pensioners.
Himachal's additional honorarium for special police officers
Shimla, Aug 13 : The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday decided to provide an additional honorarium of Rs.1,000 to special police officers manning the state borders adjoining Jammu and Kashmir.
Amid political stalemate, Himachal assembly adjourned sine die
Shimla, Aug 12 : Himachal Pradesh assembly Speaker B.B.L. Butail Tuesday adjourned the house sine die as the stand-off between the treasury and opposition benches continued for the fifth day in the ongoing monsoon session.
Himachal assembly adjourned sine die
Shimla, Aug 12 : As the stand-off between the treasury and opposition benches continued in the Himachal Pradesh assembly on the fifth day of the 16-day monsoon session, Speaker B.B.L. Butail Tuesday adjourned the house sine die with voice vote.
Deadlock in Himachal assembly over CM's resignation
Shimla, Aug 11 : The deadlock in the Himachal Pradesh assembly between the opposition BJP and the ruling Congress continued Monday for the fourth day with the former demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
Himachal Pradesh withdraws Lokayukta bill
Shimla, Aug 11 : The Himachal Pradesh assembly Monday adopted a resolution to withdraw the Himachal Pradesh Lokayukta Bill of 2012, passed by the previous BJP government.