Himachal Pradesh
Devotees throng Himachal temples despite rains

Shimla: Thousands of devotees from across the region on Sunday thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh to mark the onset of the eight-day long Shravan Ashtami festival, despite incessant rains.

Himachal sees heavy rains, more in store

Shimla: The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday experienced heavy to very heavy rains with Naina Devi in Bilaspur district recording the highest rainfall in the state at 130 mm, with more showers in store till August 16, the Met office here said.

Heavy rains in Himachal trigger landslides, snap road links

Shimla: Heavy rains continued in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday with hundreds stranded across the state due to landslides and snapped road links.

Himachal youth falling prey to drug abuse

Shimla: The drug menace is scaling new heights in Himachal Pradesh. Blame it on porous borders, lack of political will, the absence of awareness about the repercussions of drug abuse or the lure of easy money, the fact remains that the youth of the hill state -- as in Punjab -- are steadily fall prey to drug abuse and its harmful consequences.

36 'divyang' cyclists set out to conquer Himalayas

Shimla:   Thirty six 'divyang' (disabled) cyclists, comprising Border Security Force (BSF) personnel who suffered disability in various operations, set out from here on Sunday for a 10-day expedition to conquer the Himalayan ranges, event organisers said.

Himachal receives heavy rains

Shimla: The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday received widespread rains with Sujanpur Tira recording the highest shower in the state at 122 mm, officials said.

Kinner Kailash pilgrimage begins in Himachal
Shimla: A 10-day annual Kinner Kailash pilgrimage, dedicated to Lord Shiva's 79-feet vertical rock Shiva Lingam officially began in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, officials said.
Mild quake felt in Himachal

Shimla: An earthquake of low intensity hit Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district early on Tuesday, the third in July, the weather bureau said.

Himachal roads closed due to heavy rains

SHIMLA:  With heavy rainfall continuing, most roads in Himachal Pradesh remained closed to traffic on Saturday, stranding travellers and commuters. The worst affected were Sirmaur and Kullu districts.

Shimla's 250-year-old hilltop temple regains its past glory

SHIMLA:  A steep road winding its way to one of Shimla's hilltops will transport tourists back to a glorious past with the rebuilding and restoration of the 250-year-old Tara Devi temple at its original location.

5 killed in house fire in Himachal

Shimla: At least five persons, including three women, of a wedding party, were charred to death when a house caught fire near Mandi town in Himachal Pradesh early on Monday, police said.

Heavy rains in Himachal from Sunday

SHIMLA: The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days starting Sunday, a weather official said on Saturday.

Truckers in Himachal strike work

Shimla: Truckers in Himachal Pradesh on Friday went on a strike over demands, including lowering diesel prices and toll fees.

Women empowerment vital for vibrant society: HP CM

Shimla: It is difficult to think of the development of a society without the welfare and empowerment of women, who constitute half the population, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.

Verdict in Shimla child murder case likely next week likely Himachal to allow third party inspections for project quality Zero budget natural farming successful on large-scale too: Himachal Governor Shimla records highest precipitation in 13 years Slight tremors felt in Himachal Himachal gets Rs 1,800 cr for tourism promotion: CM 13 kindergarten students injured in Himachal accident Himachal CM inaugurates Radhakrishnan Medical College Himachal Police to organise half marathon Himachal to soon start Rohtang mountain ride: Thakur Widespread rain in Himachal, more expected Himachal Governor to promote natural farming Himachal bans use of thermocol plates Shimla water woes: Protests continue 7 killed in Himachal bus accident Ramzan ceasefire improved law and order: J&K police chief Himachal CM prefers public transport for commuting 20 Gujarat tourists injured in Himachal accident 25,000 illegal structures in Himachal cry out for comprehensive solution Society needs honest, efficient services from public functionaries: Himachal CM Seven killed as bus rolls down hill in Himachal Himachal gets snow, rainfall Himachal CM prioritises strengthening state's strategic infrastructure Six killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Himachal Himachal to develop fossil park through ADB funding: CM Himachal to get new power, mining policy: Thakur Poor faculty in Himachal private universities: CAG HC pulls up Himachal over poor amenities for tourists Display screens to indicate pollution levels in Shimla, HP towns Bodies of four IS victims from HP to be cremated on Tuesday
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