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Himachal favours more vehicles going to Rohtang Pass from Manali
New Delhi, May 23 : Himachal Pradesh on Monday favoured an increase in the number of tourist vehicles going to Rohtang Pass from Manali, while the Him Aanchal Taxi Operators Union told the Supreme Court that limiting the number of vehicles to 1,200 per day was arbitrary and without any basis.
Rain cheers tourists in Himachal
Shimla, May 23 : After days of abnormally high temperatures, rain in Himachal Pradesh on Monday brought cheers to thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape the heat in the northern plains.
HC asks ED to submit documents related to search at Virbhadra's ...
New Delhi, May.23 : The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Enforcement Directorate to submit all the documents in a sealed cover, related to the search conducted at the residence of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who has been accused in a money laundering case.
Manali-Leh highway partially reopened
Manali, May 23 : The highway that connects this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir has been partially reopened for traffic after remaining shut for more than five months owing to heavy snow, an official said.
Delhi HC to hear Himachal CM's plea in money laundering case
New Delhi, May 23 : The Delhi High Court will today hear the petition moved by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, seeking directions to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to provide him with the reasons on the basis of which, search and seizure was carried out at his premises in a money ...
Anurag Thakur unanimously elected BCCI president
Shimla, May 22 : In his home pitch, the ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh tried to put stumbling blocks in Anurag Thakur's political marathon. They fired corruption charges at him and his family. But beating all odds, the BJP's member of parliament on Sunday got elected as the Indian cricket ...
Himachal's Una scorches at 41.8 degrees
Shimla, May 21 : The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to sizzle on Saturday, with Una recording a maximum temperature of 41.8 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said.
24 killed in Himachal road accidents
Shimla, May 21 : At least 24 people were killed in two road accidents in Himachal Pradesh, police said on Saturday.
22 killed in two separate road accidents in Himachal
Shimla, May 21 : At least 22 people lost their lives in two separate road accidents which took place in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.
Himachal Pradesh: 13 killed in road mishap in Kinnaur
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), May 21 : At least 13 people were killed and one other injured when a jeep fell into a fell from a cliff near Bada Kamba on Chaura-Kamba link road Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur District last night.
Himachal Pradesh: At least 13 dead in road accident
Shimla, May 21 : At least 13 people were reported dead in a road accident in Himachal's Kinnaur , on Friday night, according to reports.
22 killed in Himachal road accidents
Shimla, May 21 : At least 22 people have been killed in two road accidents in Himachal Pradesh, police said on Saturday.
13 killed in Himachal road accident
Shimla, May 21 : Thirteen people were killed when a private vehicle in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, police said on Saturday.
10 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal
Shimla, May 20 : At least 10 people, including three women, were killed and 39 others injured on Friday when an overloaded private bus skidded off the road and fell into a 80-metre-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district, officials said.
Seven killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal
Shimla, May 20 : At least seven people, including three women, were killed and 42 others injured on Friday when an overloaded private bus skidded off the road and fell into a 80-metre-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district, officials said.
Himachal remains hot, but rains in store
Shimla, May 20 : Himachal Pradesh continued to experience hot weather on Friday with the day temperature crossing the 40 degree mark mainly in low hills, weather officials said but held out a hope of relief from the scorching heat with predictions of rain or thundershowers soon.
SC notice on firm's plea for ex post facto clearance for hotel
New Delhi, May 20 : The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea for ex post facto environment clearance for a hotel in McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh constructed in violation of Ministry of Environment and Forests approval.
Virbhadra Singh launches PEHAL in Shimla
Shimla, May 20 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh yesterday launched 'PEHAL' - a vision document of the Shimla District administration for raising education standards.
Himachal CM starts project to speed up development
Shimla, May 19 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday launched a programme aimed at expediting developmental works and government schemes through effective implementation in Shimla district.
Another sizzling day in Himachal
Shimla, May 19 : It was another sizzling day for Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with the mercury continuing to rise across the hills which recorded temperatures two to six degrees above average. In some areas, it crossed 43 degrees Celsius.
Himachal court sentences man for attempting to rape cousin
Shimla, May 18 : The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday sentenced a man to simple imprisonment of three years for attempting to rape his minor cousin.
Anupam Kher honoured to meet Himachal Pradesh Governor
Mumbai, May 18 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who visited Shimla to perform his play "Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha", says he was honoured to meet Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat.
Centre read to give CNG for tourist vehicles, SC told
New Delhi, May 18 : The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it was ready to supply CNG for tourist vehicles plying between Manali and Rohtang Pass but Himachal Pradesh has to back it up with a sustainable business model.
Himachal to get India's first solar wind power plant
Shimla, May 18 : State-run Himachal Pradesh Electricity Board Ltd (HPEBL) and Solar Energy Corp of India (SECI) on Wednesday signed a pact to set up India's first solar wind hybrid power plant in the hill state.
Mercury crosses 40 degrees in Himachal hills
Shimla, May 18 : Himachal Pradesh continued to experience hot weather on Wednesday with the day temperature crossing the 40 degree mark in the lower hills, a Met official said.
Himachal propagating mahseer fish for conservation
Shimla, May 18 : The population of the golden mahseer, hunted for sport and food, is declining in rivers of Himachal Pradesh, prompting the fisheries department to begin an artificial propagation programme for its rehabilitation and conservation.
Tibetans observe 'disappearance' anniversary of Panchen Lama in ...
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), May.17 : Tibetans living-in-exile in Dharamsala on Tuesday observed the 'disappearance' anniversary of the second-most powerful figure in Tibetan Buddhism, Panchen Lama, who has been missing since he was six.
Anupam Kher gets nostalgic in his hometown
Shimla, May 17 : Veteran actor Anupam Kher went down memory lane on Tuesday when he visited the Himachal Pradesh capital and said he was overwhelmed when he met his old-time friends. But he was sad too for missing his father who died three years back.
Days hot in Himachal, but nights pleasant in high hills
Shimla, May 17 : Mercury levels remained high across Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday with the temperature being recorded two to six degrees above the average, the weatherman said, adding that tourist destinations located in high hills like Manali still experiencing "chilly" nights.
No respite to Himachal as mercury further soars
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), May 17 : Temperature in Himachal Pradesh continued to rise on Tuesday as the mercury went up by four-five degree Celsius from normal.