Thursday, Dec 01, 2022



Who gets the credit? Lahaul-Spiti BJP and Cong candidates fight over Atal Tunnel

November 08, 2022 2:02 am

The tunnel, which was conceived by Indira Gandhi's government and funded by Manmohan Singh's, had its foundation stone laid by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi.

Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts: ‘We will vote for whoever opposes hydro projects’

November 10, 2022 7:39 am

Residents of both Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts, which have a similar topography, have been protesting against proposed hydel power projects in their respective regions.

Shimla gets season’s first snowfall, cold wave persists in parts of Himachal Pradesh

January 10, 2022 12:15 am

On Saturday morning, after the rainfall, the hilltop of Jakhu including Ridge and Mall Road was seen wrapped in a white blanket of snow. A number of tourists, hoteliers, and local people were seen playing in the snow, and vehicles filled with tourists rushed to Kufri, Naldehra, Chharabra to enjoy the snow.

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide blocks Chandrabhaga river, CM speaks to Shah

August 13, 2021 10:48 pm

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed the Vidhan Sabha that Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured him of every possible help.

In relief to Lahaul-Spiti Valley residents, BRO throws open Rohtang Pass three weeks ahead of schedule

April 25, 2020 9:54 pm

Dr Ram Lal Markanda, Minister for Agriculture and Tribal Development and Secretary Food and Civil Supplies of Himachal Pradesh led the first convoy of vehicles carrying essential supplies and some 150 farmers to Lahaul Valley.

One dead in Lahaul-Spiti; unseasonal snowfall after 11 years

August 19, 2019 11:03 am

Over 150 tourists were stranded in Spiti and Chandertal while around 200 were stuck in Lahaul. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) teams rescued 150 people, including foreign tourists and labourers.

‘Locals, truckers and God saved us for six days in 4-ft snow’

September 29, 2018 4:35 am

A hunderd people remained stuck at Chhatru, 82 km from Manali, amidst four-five-feet snow for six days following incessant rain from last Saturday to Monday

Body parts of crashed MiG-29 pilot recovered

August 02, 2012 12:57 am

Almost 10 months after a MiG-29 plane went missing in the mountains of Lahaul-Spiti in Himachal Pradesh,an IAF search team has found the wreckage of the plane and body parts of the missing pilot

Pilot’s kin announce Rs 50,000 reward for clues

October 24, 2011 3:43 am

Relatives of Squadron Leader D S Tomar,pilot of the MiG-29 that crashed in the high altitude mountains of Lahaul-Spiti last week,announced a reward of Rs 50,000 to any person providing a clue to help rescue him.

MiG crash: Search team spots ‘wreckage’

October 21, 2011 1:30 am

I have informed the police...IAF officials have also spoken to me.