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.
December 25, 2019 7:31 pm
Cutting through the mighty Pir Panjal range, the Rohtang tunnel will reduce the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 kilometres, and save crores of rupees in transport costs. It will also provide all-weather connectivity to remote border areas of Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh.
December 24, 2019 9:53 pm
The 8.8-km-long tunnel will be the world's longest above an altitude of 3,000 metres and will reduce the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 kilometres, according to the defence ministry.
November 25, 2019 10:45 pm
Most winters, heavy snowfall in the Rohtang Pass cuts off villages in Lahaul-Spiti from the rest of the country.
October 01, 2017 5:02 am
As there was no gynaecologist at the district hospital, Anita was referred to a regional hospital in Kullu around 150 kilometres away. After the delivery, Devi was taken to the regional hospital in Kullu where she was admitted at 3 am on Saturday.
May 10, 2016 6:35 am
A four-member bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar allowed activities like renting of local (Pahari) dresses and photography at Rohtang Pass.
August 18, 2015 9:00 am
The ban came into force Monday morning after the Kullu Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rakesh Kanwar passed the orders to enforce directions of the National Green Tribunal.
July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
After the successful trial run of the CNG medium-sized buses in Rohtang Pass following the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, Transport Minister G S Bali said the cabinet will soon take a decision on starting CNG-based buses in Manali .
July 20, 2015 1:46 am
Livelihoods of more than 8,000 residents of Manali and nearby villages are said to have been affected by the NGT's order that has capped the number of vehicles at the pass at 1,000 per day.
May 16, 2015 3:01 am
The CM said since the NGT orders are interim in nature and not a final judgment, the state cannot appeal to the Supreme Court.
November 26, 2019 6:48 am
One of the longest road tunnels in the country, it is being built at an elevation of 10,171 feet under the under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas.