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Himachal Pradesh: One dead, 4 missing after cloudburst in Kullu

July 07, 2022 9:28 am

The deceased has been identified as Saju Devi, a local from Malana area. She was found trapped under a boulder as water gushed across at high speed.

In Himachal, is Sukh Ram’s son nearing end in BJP? The jury is still out

July 03, 2022 10:30 am

Anil Sharma, a former minister, has been sidelined in the party since his late father and son moved to Congress in 2019. Now, all eyes are on how he will vote in the presidential polls.

Himachal Pradesh police constable paper leak case: DGP claims paper leaked by printing press employee

June 02, 2022 12:48 pm

The police said that 121 people have been arrested in the police constable paper leak case so far, of which 85 were candidates and going to take the tests, three were parents of candidates and 33 were agents.

8 years of Modi govt: PM in Shimla tomorrow, to interact with beneficiaries of 16 Central schemes

May 30, 2022 10:04 pm

On the completion of eight years of the Modi government, a grand show, 'Garib Kalyan Sammelan', will be held on historical Ridge Maidan.

Himachal CM on AAP: ‘Woh pahad nahin chadh payenge’

May 23, 2022 3:04 am

Recently their (AAP) state unit was dissolved because of their lack of political vision for Himachal Pradesh. Political scenario in Punjab was different. People of Himachal Pradesh are not used to blame games as being played by AAP," said Thakur.

After paper leak, HP scraps police recruitment test

May 06, 2022 9:16 pm

This is for the second time within three years that the state government has nullified the examination to select constables. In August 2019, the examination was held invalid after six men were caught impersonating as candidates.

In a first, female calf born to cow at HP agri univ — courtesy sexed semen

April 05, 2022 3:01 am

Vice-Chancellor Prof HK Chaudhary, while congratulating the veterinary scientists, said that the experiment to produce only female calves by inseminating the cow with sexed semen has remained successful as the Sahiwal breed cow delivered a healthy calf.

In poll year, Himachal CM presents Rs 51,365-cr Budget with no new taxes, special focus on social security

March 04, 2022 7:14 pm

The revenue receipts of 2022-23 are estimated at Rs 36,375 crore, whereas expenditure is likely to be Rs 40,278 crore -- leading to a revenue deficit of Rs 3,903 crore.

Una explosion toll rises to 11, main accused held in Mumbai

March 02, 2022 8:16 pm

On February 22, the day of the explosion, six migrant workers were charred to death, while 14 others had sustained burn injuries

Ruckus in Himachal House after Pathania targets Vikramditya over graft

February 25, 2022 8:42 pm

Taking part in discussion on the Governor's address, Vikramaditya Singh said BJP has become a washing machine for corrupt leaders and whoever joins it, becomes clean


Fresh spell of snowfall blankets Shimla

February 04, 2022 7:04 pm

Shimla in Himachal Pradesh was covered in a thick layer of snow, after fresh showers.

Season's first snowfall paints Shimla white over weekend

January 09, 2022 5:54 pm

Sanjauli area of Shimla city saw fresh snowfall on Sunday for the second consecutive day after the season's first snowfall on Saturday.

Another snowy day in Shimla: Temperature drops to -0.5 degrees Celsius, 150 roads blocked in Himachal

January 08, 2020 7:06 pm

Dalhousie in Chamba district received 35 cm snowfall, followed by Manali in Kullu district (22 cm), Kalpa in Kinnaur district (16 cm) and Lahaul-Spiti's administrative centre Keylong (8 cm), the MeT said.

Cold wave grips north India, windy spell likely to continue in Delhi

December 13, 2019 2:29 pm

The cold wave intensified in north India on Thursday with snowfall in higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand, while light rains in the national capital also caused a chill in the air.

Tourists rejoice as Shimla, Manali witness another spell of snow

January 16, 2019 6:58 am

Tourist destinations of the hill state like Kufri in Shimla district and Dalhousie in Chamba district also saw acute cold wave conditions at freezing point.

Nature's glory: Shimla gets first snowfall of the season

December 13, 2018 12:59 pm

After several years, Shimla witnessed early December snowfall. On Wednesday, the town woke up to a snowfall, the first this season. The tourists were equally exuberant.

Shimla receives season's first snowfall

December 14, 2014 3:51 pm

Shimla and its nearby tourists spots received season’s first snowfall on Saturday.

Snowfall continues in Shimla

February 15, 2014 5:06 pm

A thick blanket of snow covered the picturesque tourist resorts of Shimla.


Pampore encounter: Wreath laying ceremony of soldiers held in Jammu and Kashmir

February 22, 2016 6:27 am

Srinagar, Feb 22 (ANI): The nation paid tribute to the sacrifices of 9 Paramilitary Army Captain Tushar Mahajan and Lance Naik Commando Om Prakash, who were martyred during the ongoing encounter in Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, as a wreath laying ceremony was held for the bravehearts in Srinagar on Monday. 26-year-old Captain Tushar Mahajan, who hailed from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, was leading his team in the ongoing operation in Pampore when he was martyred. 32-year-old late Lance Naik Om Prakash hailed from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, and is survived by his parents, wife and two daughters, aged 7 and 3.

Visuals Of Fresh Snowfall In Shimla

February 15, 2016 12:00 pm

Street play raises awareness on violence against women

February 15, 2016 10:01 am

Shimla, Feb 15 (ANI): A street play was staged outside the Gaiety theatre in Shimla to spread awareness on women rights and urged people to support the cause. Artists also held a flash mob and sang songs calling for protection of rights for women. The awareness campaign was organised by the Young Working Women Christian Association under the banner of ‘One Billion Rising’, a global movement that aims to end violence against women. The artists believed the skit, drama, and dances were the right medium to make society aware of such serious issues.

Cold wave disrupts life in North India

February 15, 2016 5:03 am

Shimla/ Uttarakhand, Feb 15 (ANI): People in Shimla and upper reaches of Uttarakhand on Monday struggled to carry out their daily activities after temperatures plummeted due to a fresh spell of snowfall in the region. People lit bonfires and wore layers of clothes to keep themselves warm. The minimum temperature recorded in Shimla, which has been receiving snowfall since Saturday, was 3° Celsius and would further dip at night. Shimla is experiencing severe cold conditions throughout the day and night. It has become very difficult to work. We have to keep sitting next to bonfires to keep ourselves warm.In Uttarakhand, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) personnel were seen clearing the snow from the roads using bulldozers in Gangotri region.

Shimla experiences heavy snowfall

February 09, 2016 6:00 am

Shimla, Feb 09 (ANI): The higher reaches of different districts in Himachal Pradesh, including the capital city Shimla, are experiencing heavy snowfall. The state is reeling under intense cold wave due to heavy snowfall in the region since Sunday. Shimla, Kufri and several other towns in the area are wrapped in a thick white blanket of snow while the mid and lower hills experienced moderate to heavy rain. According to reports, the mercury has dipped by several degrees across the state after change in the weather. The Met department has predicted dry weather during next 24 hours.

Shimla Receives Another Spell Of Snowfall

February 07, 2016 6:56 pm

Snowfall was also experienced at tourist destinations of Kullu Manali where tourists have already arrived hoping for snow.

Higher reaches in Shimla experience snowfall

January 20, 2016 7:11 am

Shimla, Jan 20 (ANI): The higher reaches in Shimla received fresh snowfall on Wednesday, intensifying the present cold wave in the state. The region had a clear day in morning but thick clouds overcast the sky and icy winds swept the region as the day advanced. The chilly wind has also increased misery of people of in the hill state.

Shimla shivers as temperature plummets

January 10, 2016 9:54 am

Shimla, Jan 10 (ANI): Cold wave conditions prevailed over most parts of hilly region affecting normal lives of people in Shimla. Local residents and workers in Shimla were seen gathered around bonfires on Sunday to find respite from bone chilling cold. Shimla recorded a minimum temperature of minus two degrees Celsius on Sunday. The picture was no different at Rajouri town in Jammu and Kashmir which recorded a minimum temperature of three degrees Celsius on Sunday. People were seen dressed in woolen garments to prevent the chilling bite of the cold.

Six shops gutted in fire in Shimla

January 08, 2016 8:23 am

Shimla, Jan 08 (ANI): At least six shops were gutted when a massive fire broke out in the market area in Shimla with good worth in millions of rupees lost as well. The fire was reported at around 3.30 a.m. in the morning. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot to control the flames. The police also reached the spot as soon as they received the information. One person was injured in the fire but no loss of life has been reported so far.