Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Chief Justice favours justice for poor

SHIMLA: Justice Surya Kant, who took oath as the Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court here on Friday, emphasized on providing justice to the poor and the needy.

Justice Kant takes oath as Himachal Chief Justice

Shimla: Justice Surya Kant on Friday took oath as the Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court in a simple ceremony here.

Tibetans hold cleanliness drive to mark Gandhi Jayanti

DHARAMSALA: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on Tuesday organised a cleanliness drive in and around McLeodganj, the abode of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, to commemorate the 149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and in observance of the Indian government's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Baralacha Pass reopens for traffic

Shimla: Closed for over a week owing to heavy snowfall, the road link between tourist resort Manali and Baralacha Pass was reopened to motorists on Sunday on completion of snow-clearing operations, an official said.

Himachal rescue operation enters final stage

Shimla: The rescue operation in Himachal's Lahaul Valley entered its final stages on Saturday as a large number of people, comprising largely tourists, were evacuated safely from the snow-marooned region.

63 airlifted, over 300 rescued by road in Himachal on day 3

SHIMLA:  Sixty-three people, including three German and 10 women Indian tourists with three children, were airlifted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Himachal Pradesh's snow-ravaged Lahaul valley on Thursday.

1,000 still stranded in Himachal, rescue enters Day 3

Shimla: With the weather clearing up on Thursday search and rescue operation for over 1,000 people, mostly tourists, began early in the Himachal Pradesh hills for the third day.

Over 1,500 still stranded in Himachal, rescue continues

Shimla: Over 1,500 tourists are still stranded in snow-marooned Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday adding that the evacuation is on but it might take days.

Traffic to Manali restored partially

Shimla: Traffic to picturesque Himachal tourist resort Manali was restored partially on Tuesday, a day after all major road links snapped due to landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said.

Himachal roads closed after heavy rains

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh on Monday continued to experience heavy to extremely heavy rains, causing major landslides and blocking highways and link roads, while all major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said here.

Heavy rains continue in Himachal, rivers in spate

Shimla: The southwest monsoon remained aggressive on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh with most of the areas experiencing heavy to extremely heavy rains, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways. All the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said.

Himachal Governor, CM launch Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Governor Acharya Devvrat here on Sunday jointly launched the 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana' in the state.

Manali-Leh highway closed after snowfall

Manali: The highway that connects this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir has been closed for traffic owing to heavy snow, officials said on Sunday.

13 killed as bus falls into Himachal gorge

SHIMLA: Thirteen people were killed on Saturday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-metre deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said.

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