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23-Aug-2018 Manali

11 killed in accident near Rohtang Pass

All 11 people, including five women and three children, travelling in a vehicle were killed when it skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said on Thursday.The accident occurred near...

17-Jun-2018 Manali

Rohtang tunnel to be open for traffic by 2020

Construction of Rohtang tunnel, one of the world's most challenging motorable projects at 3,000 metres above sea level and which will provide an all-season connectivity to the landlocked Lahaul Valley from here in Himachal Pradesh, may be completed by 2020.The most...

02-Mar-2018 Manali

8 devotees killed in Himachal accident

Eight devotees from Punjab were killed when a private vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge on the Chandigarh-Manali national highway in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on early Friday, police said.The devotees, belonging to Kale Ghanpur...

30-Nov-2017 Manali

Relieved to wrap up 'October' shoot : Shoojit Sircar

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who wrapped up the shoot of his new directorial "October" 38 days ahead of schedule, is a relieved man.The shoot got over on Wednesday, and soon after the wrap-up, the movie's lead actor Varun Dhawan posted a picture of the entire crew...

11-Sep-2017 Bahang

Rohtang Pass issue would be taken up with NGT: Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said though personally he was not in  favour of Palchan-Rohtang ropeway, but he would certainly take up this matter with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on priority so that this issue could be resolved in an effective...

04-Jun-2017 Keylong

Brown bear sightings in Himachal have conservationists smiling

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...

17-Oct-2016 Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)

Virbhadra Singh takes stock of arrangements for PM’s Mandi visit

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today went to Paddal ground in Mandi to take stock of security and other arrangements, a day before Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s  visits to the State. He said that we heartily welcome the Prime Minister to the State....

09-Oct-2016 Manali

Akshay Kumar advocates domestic tourism

Actor Akshay Kumar, who is besotted with the beauty of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, wonders why Indians opt to vacation abroad.Akshay is having a fun time shooting the last schedule for "Jolly LLB 2", a sequel to the 2013 popular courtroom comedy drama "Jolly...

04-Aug-2016 Manali

Governor participates in cleanliness campaign at Nehru Chawk in Manali

Keeping up the commitment to his agenda of Cleanliness Awareness, Governor Acharya Devvrat today participated in a Cleanliness Campaign organized by Nagar Parishad, Manali with the help of district administration at Nehru Chawk, Manali bazaar in Kullu district,...

04-Jul-2016 Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)

6 missing after car falls into Himachal river

Six family members were reported missing when a car skidded off the road and fell into the swollen Beas river on the Mandi-Manali national highway, police said on Monday."Search operation is on to locate the six missing people but their chances of survival...

17-Jan-2016 Manali

Himachal slopes await snow, return of skiers

When bestowed with great snow, the steep pistes near this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh would attract skiers from across the globe. But this winter, the ski slopes in the Solang Valley are bereft of snow cover, disappointing the aficionados....

12-Oct-2015 Manali

Rana dominates Day 1 of Raid de Himalaya

Manali man Suresh Rana ended the first day's action as the leader of the 17th edition of the Raid de Himalaya motorsports rally here on Monday.Sunday's route from Shimla to Manali included three competitive stages and passed through Kufri, Theog, Matiyana,...

17-Aug-2015 Manali

Only state-run buses for tourists to visit Rohtang Pass

The Himachal Pradesh government has allowed only state-run buses to ply across the majestic Rohtang Pass as it imposed a complete ban on diesel and petrol vehicles for tourists to check environmental degradation.The development came with the expiry of relaxation...

14-Jul-2015 Manali

Border roads will be strengthened: Kiren Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said roads and infrastructure along the international borders of the country would be strengthened."A Rs.900-crore plan to develop border areas (all over the country) is not sufficient. In the next four years,...

19-Jun-2015 Kaza

Virbhadra Singh announces to give Nautor to landless

Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh said ‘Nautor’ would be given to those persons who were landless or having a very small patch of landholding with them. He directed the administration to provide land to landless as Nautor on priority besides other facilities...

16-Jun-2015 Manali (Himachal Pradesh)

Himachal hills miss warmth of piping hot Maggi

Steaming hot Maggi is no longer a familiar sight at dhabas that dot the winding roads in these Himachal hills, with eatery owners ruing the "noticeable decline" in their business following the ban on the popular noodle.Pawan Thakur, a makeshift 'dhaba' owner...

19-May-2015 Manali (Himachal Pradesh)

Taxis go off roads in Manali, tourists suffer

Thousands of tourists who arrived in this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh to enjoy the snow in the surrounding hilltops were inconvenienced as taxi operators went on indefinite strike on Tuesday.All the taxis remained off the roads to protest against...

15-May-2015 Manali

State to urge NGT for reconsidering its decision :Virbhadra Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing public meeting at Jagatsukh in Manali said that the State Government would urge National Green Tribunal (NGT) for reconsidering the ban imposed on vehicles plying on Rohtang Pass. “It is in my knowledge...

15-May-2015 Manali

Himachal to move NGT over ban on tourist vehicles at Rohtang Pass

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said the state government would urge the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to reconsider the ban imposed on plying tourist vehicles on Rohtang Pass."It's in my knowledge that many transporters and vendors...

11-May-2015 Manali

Trapped Himachal residents await restoration of roads

Over two dozen small and scattered villages high up in the Himalayan slopes have been cut off from the rest of the country since December after the closure of roads linking this Himachal Pradesh resort with the landlocked Lahaul Valley.The inhabitants, mainly...

21-Jan-2015 Shimla

Manali gets heavy snowfall; avalanches, blizzard feared

The picturesque tourist resort Manali Wednesday evening saw heavy spells of snow, while this town just got snowflakes, the weatherman said here. The state government has sounded an alert for snow avalanches or a blizzard in the higher reaches.The high hills...

15-Jan-2015 Manali

Don't make noise! Gods are in deep meditation

Don't make noise! The deities have returned to the heaven and are in deep meditation.Residents of 10 hamlets located on the outskirts of this picturesque tourist resort, some 250 km from the state capital, don't allow anyone to make noise -- in this time...

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