Himachal Pradesh
Anger over liquor shops in Himachal residential areas

Shimla, Circumventing an apex court ban on liquor vends along the highways, Himachal Pradesh has allowed liquor shops to operate in residential areas, aggrieved residents said on Friday.

Himachal may get heavy rains

Shimla, June 19: The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days, a weather official said on Monday.

Counting for Shimla civic body polls begin

Shimla, June 17: Counting of votes for the 34 seats of the Shimla Municipal Corporation began on Saturday, election officials said here.

Mild earthquake hits Himachal

Shimla, June 15: A mild earthquake hit Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which saw quake for three consecutive days last month, a weather official said on Thursday.

Brown bear sightings in Himachal have conservationists smiling (June 5 is World Environment Day)

Keylong, The frequency of sightings of the Himalayan brown bears in Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh is increasing, warming the hearts of conservationists and naturalists since it indicates the species is thriving at elevations ranging from 15,000 to 20,000 feet above the mean sea level in the Himalayan terrain.

Announce Shimla civic polls within a day: Himachal HC

Acting tough, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the State Election Commission to announce elections to the Shimla Municipal Corporation within 24 hours and ensure that the new house is in place by June 19.

Three martyred soldiers of Nepalese origin cremated in Himachal

Shimla, Three Indian Army soldiers of Nepalese origin, who were killed in a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir, were cremated in an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said.

Now tourists can enjoy snowy landscape of Rohtang Pass

Manali, Tourists who are holidaying in the hills to escape the scorching heat of the plains can now enjoy the snowy landscape of the Rohtang Pass, located at an altitude of 13,050 feet in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal CM seeks bail in disproportionate assets case

New Delhi,  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh and others appeared before a court here on Monday and sought bail in an over Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case.

DA case: Himachal CM appear before Delhi court

New Delhi,  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife Pratibha Singh and others appeared before a court here on Monday in a disproportionate assets case worth over Rs 10 crore.

Lahaul festival: A blend of virgin nature, Buddhism (Travel Feature)

Manali, Taking a leaf from the success of Leh's Sindhu Darshan festival, locals of the picturesque Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh also decided to hold a similar event every summer at the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers that makes for a mix of virgin nature and Buddhism.

Two tremors felt in Himachal on third day

Shimla, Two mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region for the third consecutive day on Sunday, triggering panic among the people.

Himachal to regularise contractual employees

With an eye to the upcoming assembly elections later this year, the Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to regularise the services of all contractual employees who have completed three years of service till March 31.

Temperature rises in Himachal; rain in store

 Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh rose slightly in the absence of rain on Tuesday, with state capital Shimla recording a high of 23.2 degrees Celsius. The Met department forecast rain and thundershowers in the state by Wednesday.

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