Shimla News

SC puts complete ban on felling of trees in Himachal Pradesh

Among the orders was also one which stated that no diversion of the forest lands allotted to a Protection Working Circle in any Working Plan under FRA and FCA must take place till the next date of hearing.

Himachal Pradesh: Snowfall throws life out of gear

On Wednesday, 303 roads across the state were closed for traffic due to damages from rain and snowfall. A total of 302 machines were deployed across the state to clear the blocked roads.

Soldier killed, 5 missing in Himachal avalanche

According to Army sources, soldiers were patrolling at Namgia Dogri near Shipki La, when an avalanche happened.

‘Will ask 8.5 lakh families that gained from schemes to show support by hoisting BJP flag’

In Himachal Pradesh, the party has been quite vocal about using the scheme to gain the support of beneficiaries of government schemes.

No. of vehicles plying Shimla roads increased by a lakh in last 14 years: CM

Speaking in the state Assembly about his government’s plans to reduce traffic congestion in Shimla, the chief minister said that a committee has been constituted to look into the matter.

BJP govt leading Himachal towards bankruptcy, says Mukesh Agnihotri

The Leader of Opposition said the government plans to borrow more money in the next financial year.

Rohru flare-up: ‘Had we opened our shops that morning, we would have been killed on the spot’

As the number of protesters swelled and rumours circulated on social media, three shops run by Kashmiris were broken into and their wares looted.

Leopard cub sneaks into Shimla, rescued

Although catching hold of the cub was not an easy task for the officials as it kept shifting spots underneath the parked cars, the eyewitnesses said.

Low-intensity earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district

The magnitude 3 earthquake was recorded at 9:11 am, but there was no loss of life or property.

IAF ramps up rescue operations in Kullu, inducts more choppers

With the induction of these choppers the total number of IAF air assets in Kullu are now five. These include one MI-17 helicopter, two Advanced Light Helicopters and two Cheetah helicopters.

Three days of sunshine, but no respite for Kullu-Manali

Deputy Commissioner Kullu Yunus Khan told The Indian Express that while 74 persons were airlifted pn Thursday, another 350 were rescued through road by using Rohtan tunnel and seven were rescued by the Mountaineering Institute team, he said.

Shimla: Three couples among 13 dead as jeep falls into gorge

A police team led by Jubbal Station House Officer and Swara police post in-charge reached the site shortly after getting information about the accident. The team rescued three injured people and sent them to Rohru hospital but they died, Jamwal added.