Himachal Pradesh
Bridge collapse in Himachal injures five

SHIMLA:  At least five people were injured when a crucial concrete bridge linking Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with Pathankot in Punjab collapsed on Thursday, an official said.

Congress minister joins BJP in Himachal

SHIMLA: In a setback to the Congress in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram's son Anil Sharma, who was a sitting cabinet minister in Virbhadra Singh-led present government, has joined the BJP.

Politics in Himachal heats up with poll announcement

SHIMLA: Politics in the cool environs of Himachal Pradesh is set to heat up with the Election Commission on Thursday sounding the poll bugle.

Himachal cement firms resume old rates

Shimla: Two cement firms with plants in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday agreed to reduce their prices by Rs 5 per bag in the state following intervention by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, an official said.

Another mild quake hits Chamba in Himachal

SHIMLA: In just over a week, another mild quake was recorded on Monday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said.

Foreigners paddling towards cleaner, healthier Himachal

SHIMLA:  Foreigners are literally paddling towards a cleaner and healthier countryside in Himachal Pradesh.

Kullu Dussehra: Where 'policing' is virtually left to a deity!

KULLU: In the weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities in this Himachal Pradesh town, which began on Saturday, where a grand congregation of over 210 gods and goddesses are currently assembled, the 'policing' is virtually left to a deity.

Himalayan mountain biking rally flags off

Shimla: Ninety-two intrepid riders from 16 countries on Friday set out to capture the lesser Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh with Governor Acharya Devvrat flagging off the eight-day Hero MTB (mountain bike) Himalaya rally here spread largely over inhospitable tracks.

Himachal CM opens amenity centre

SHIMLA:  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday inaugurated a wayside amenity centre and laid the foundation stone of a ski lift in the picturesque tourist resort of Narkanda in Shimla district.

Himachal Power Minister hospitalised

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Power Minister Sujan Singh Pathania was admitted to a hospital here on Wednesday after he suffered a brain hemorrhage.

Raid-de-Himalaya set to capture high mountain passes

SHIMLA: The 19th edition of Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest off-road motor rallies, will begin from the picturesque resort of Manali on October 8, rally organisers said on Tuesday.

After rains, mercury plummets sharply in Himachal

SHIMLA:  After two days of widespread and largely heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, tourist spots on Sunday saw the maximum temperatures plummeting by five to six degrees, the weather bureau said. The weather will largely remain dry this week.

Ex-Himalaya MTB champion to try his luck again

SHIMLA:  Former Himalaya Mountain Biking (MTB) champion Cory Wallace is among the top bikers set to race again in the state's off-road tracks at the 13th Hero MTB Himalaya this month, event organisers said on Sunday.

Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal

SHIMLA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of an AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur town on October 3, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Sunday.

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