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Winter Wonderland: Snow Skiing Attracts Tourists From Far & Wide To Shimla
The first groundbreaking ceremony was held in the state capital in December 2019 amid the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah
This century old Ice Skating rink in north Indian hill town Shimla is an attraction for people of every age group and generation. The sessions of ice skating have started in the historic rink and over 200 members have registered this year till date.
A health team in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh travelled 24 kilometres on foot to reach Shankli village atop the hills to administer the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiaries.
An SUV and its passengers feared buried under the rubble could not be traced so far, he said, adding that it might be possible that the vehicle rolled down with the debris.
At least 13 people have lost their lives while over 20 are still missing after a massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district.
The disaster occurred following a flash flood in the Tozing rivulet in Udaipur subdivision, some 15 km from district headquarters Keylong, after a cloudburst.
Heavy rainfall led to flash floods in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala region on Monday, throwing life into disarray.
The nine-time MLA and five-time MP, Singh served as Himachal Pradesh's chief minister six times.
Plastic waste is being collected through the 'Polythene Hatao, Paryavaran Bachao' (remove polythene, save environment) campaign and it is being used for road construction and as fuel in the cement industry.
Shimla: With the death toll of migratory water birds rising to 2,401, and almost half of them being endangered bar-headed goose visiting the Pong wetlands, Himachal Pradesh wildlife authorities on Monday said that avian influenza (H5N1) was the cause. The dead included a little white-fronted goose that was visiting the Pong wetlands alone for the […]
Shimla: In a first-of-its-kind initiative, nearly 1,000 rural women with the financial backing of the Himachal Pradesh government have been making hand-made designer ‘rakhis’ from household material that not only generates livelihood but also aims to reduce dependence on Chinese products. For this, 200 self-help groups comprising 987 members have been actively involved in making […]
Shimla: A person, who had earlier recovered from the novel coronavirus, tested positive for the infection again on Saturday, taking the number of active cases in Himachal Pradesh to 23, officials said. One more person tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 40, according to […]
New Delhi: The voting for bypolls to 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states has begun. In Madhya Pradesh where bypoll is being held for Jhabua Assembly seat, the voting, which started at 7 am across 356 booths, will end at 5 pm, an official said. The main contestants for […]
Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday wished a long and healthy life to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. In a letter, the spiritual leader wrote: “As a long time guest of India, and as someone who cares deeply about this country, I congratulate you on the growing confidence […]
Dharamsala: Donning traditional dresses, hundreds of Tibetans on Saturday joined the 84th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the main temple Tsuglakhang here. The Dalai Lama, revered by the Tibetans as a “living god”, attended the prayers and blessed the gathering, which also included Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of the Tibetan-government-in-exile. […]
Shimla: The death toll due to a road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district has increased to 44, officials said on Friday. A total of 73 passengers were on board when an overloaded private mini bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Banjar, some 50 km from Kullu town, on […]
New Delhi: The CBI on Monday said that it has registered a case and carried out searches at over 22 places in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh in connection with the alleged irregularities in Himachal Pradesh’s pre-matric and post-Matric scholarship scheme. A senior CBI official said, “A case in alleged irregularities in Himachal Pradesh […]
Shimla: Ten people, including three women, were killed and 25 injured when a private bus they were travelling in fell into a 200-foot-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district on Saturday night, the police said. The accident occurred on the Dalhousie-Pathankot road near Banikhet in Dalhousie sub-division after the driver lost control of the vehicle […]
Shimla: Soon you can buy organic incense sticks prepared from flowers offered by devotees at religious places in Himachal Pradesh. Under a campaign ‘Yuvan’, Una-based entrepreneur Ravinder Prashar, with the technical support from Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry in Nauni, has developed incense sticks by using flower offerings from temples, it was […]
Shimla: Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell on Thursday due to widespread rain with Dalhousie town recording the highest amount — 53 mm, the met office said. Weather will be clear from Friday. “Moderate to heavy rainfall occurred at some places. The rain lowered the minimum temperatures by five to six notches in the past 24 […]
Shimla: At 91, eight-time matronly Congress legislator Vidya Stokes continues to battle tirelessly to ensure victory of the party in all the four parliamentary seats of Himachal Pradesh. She is daily rubbing shoulders with party leaders, a majority of them almost half her age, and meeting party cadres ahead of the May 19 polling. “Whatever […]
Shimla: A Dalit family was reportedly compelled to cremate an elderly woman in a jungle after some upper caste people allegedly did not allow them to use the village crematorium in Fozal valley of Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district. About 100-year-old woman, resident of Dhara village, died after prolonged illness on Thursday. Her grandson, Tape Ram, […]
Shimla: Rescuers on Friday failed to resume a search operation owing to inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh, where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five others went missing this week. As the searches entered the third day, the authorities suspected that the chances of survival of the five trapped in […]
Shimla: Rescuers on Thursday resumed a search operation despite inclement weather near the Tibet border with Himachal Pradesh where a snow avalanche killed a soldier while five more have gone missing. As the efforts entered the second day, the authorities suspected that the soldiers might be trapped in the snow pile spread over a 200 […]
Shimla: Constable Tilak Raj of Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district was one of those martyred in the cowardly attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government said on Friday. At least 45 soldiers were killed and 38 injured in Thursday’s terror attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy, […]
Shimla: Bracing the extreme winter chill, hundreds of devotees across Himachal Pradesh on Monday took dips in rivers to mark Makar Sankranti, a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of the country. Large numbers of devotees were seen congregating at Tattapani, 50 km from here, and Manikaran, home to a Sikh shrine in Kullu […]
Shimla: Finally, children born with clefts in Himachal Pradesh have a fair reason to smile! Smile Train India, a non-government organisation, the National Health Mission and the state Directorate of Health and Family Welfare have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable free surgeries for children with congenital cleft lip and palate. Through this three-year […]
Jorhat: Former Supreme Court Judge and Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh and Orissa High Courts Sailendu Nath Phukan died on Sunday in upper Assam’s Jorhat district. He was 83 and is survived by two sons and as many daughters. Phukan, a former Chairman of the Assam Human Rights Commission, passed away at a private hospital […]
Shimla: Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. No damage or casualty was reported. “An earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale were felt for a few seconds at 9.11 a.m.,” regional Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS. People rushed out of their houses. The epicentre of the quake was in Kinnaur […]
Shimla: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday resumed its rescue operation on the fourth day and airlifted 81 people, including six foreigners, from Himachal Pradesh’s snow-marooned Lahaul Valley. The rescue operation was hampered in the afternoon owing to the onset of snowfall in the high hills. Over 1,000 persons, including 30 foreigners, have been […]
Shimla: A MiG 21 fighter jet crashed in a village in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh today, police said. The fighter jet crashed in Mehra Palli village under the Jawali police station, Kangra Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Patial said. The SP told PTI that he and other officials were on their way to the […]
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Saturday, the third within a fortnight, an official said. There were, however, no reports of damage. The earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale was recorded at 2.37 a.m., the meteorological office told IANS. The epicentre of the quake was Chamba region, bordering […]
Shimla: The parched Himachal Pradesh capital is daily losing more than five million litres (MLD) of potable water because of various reasons, including leakages and theft, the Himachal Pradesh High Court observed on Monday. Shimla is facing a water crisis almost a month now. Still a majority of localities are getting water once in three-four days. […]
Shimla: Fourteen people were killed and 15 injured in two separate road accidents in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla and Sirmaur districts on Sunday. Eight people were killed and 15 injured when a bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in Sirmaur district. The bus was on its way from Manva to Solan town […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of the killing of the Assistant Town Planner at Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh when she had gone to supervise the demolition of unauthorized construction at 13 guest houses and resorts. Describing the killing Shaila Bala Sharma as “extremely serious”, the bench of Justice […]
Shimla: Six people, including three women, were killed and two others injured when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, police said. The accident took place near Ranvi village in Nerwa in Chopal tehsil, some 120 km from Shimla, an official said. […]
Shimla: Thirty people, including 27 students, were killed on Monday when a private school bus fell into a gorge in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, police said. Superintendent of Police Santosh Patyal said all the killed students were in the age of 10 to 12, while the bus driver and two women teachers were among […]