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Himachal signs pacts to tap 250 MW solar power

Himachal signs pacts to tap 250 MW solar power

🕔20:12, 3.Sep 2019

Shimla, Sep 3  Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday signed two pacts for setting up solar power plants with an outlay of Rs 1,000 crore. One pact for Rs 600 crore was signed with Renew Energy Private Ltd for setting up a

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Prez announces appointment of 5 new Governors

Prez announces appointment of 5 new Governors

🕔20:41, 1.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 1  In a reshuffle on Sunday, President Ram Nath Kovind announced the appointment of five new Governors in the states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Telangana. Prominent Muslim face and former Congress leader Arif Mohammed

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Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate

Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate

🕔10:54, 17.Aug 2019

Shimla, Aug 17  Hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. While the

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Himachal CM announces 4% DA for employees on I-Day

Himachal CM announces 4% DA for employees on I-Day

🕔21:14, 15.Aug 2019

Shimla, Aug 15  The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with enthusiasm across Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announcing four per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees and pensioners. Functions were organised at state, district

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Mild tremors felt in Himachal

Mild tremors felt in Himachal

🕔12:50, 29.Jul 2019

Shimla, July 29  A low intensity quake was felt in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul-Spiti district bordering Tibet on Monday, an official said here. No loss of life was reported. The earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale was recorded in Lahaul-Spiti

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Kalraj Mishra takes oath as Himachal Governor

Kalraj Mishra takes oath as Himachal Governor

🕔06:37, 23.Jul 2019

Shimla, July 23  Kalraj Mishra was sworn in as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh at a ceremony at Raj Bhawan here on Monday. Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice V. Ramasubramanian administered the oath of office and

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UAE keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh, says CM

UAE keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh, says CM

🕔17:52, 25.Jun 2019

Shimla, June 25 The United Arab Emirates is keen to invest in food processing, logistics and infrastructure of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said. At a meeting with Jamal Al Jarwan, Secretary General of the UAE’s Ministry of

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Manali, Dalhousie wrapped in white blanket

Manali, Dalhousie wrapped in white blanket

🕔13:49, 12.Mar 2019

Shimla, March 12 A western disturbance over Himachal Pradesh brought more snowfall to popular destinations Manali and Dalhousie on Tuesday, and lashed the state capital with rain. The minimum temperature here was 3.3 degrees Celsius, while it was minus 3.8 degrees

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Fresh snow freezes Himachal

Fresh snow freezes Himachal

🕔11:17, 28.Feb 2019

Shimla, Feb 28  The cold wave intensified in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with several places in the state witnessing more spells of snow in the past 24 hours. The temperature remained near the freezing point in many places, an India

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Himachal signs MoUs to attract over Rs 17,000 crore investment

Himachal signs MoUs to attract over Rs 17,000 crore investment

🕔18:48, 25.Feb 2019

Shimla, Feb 25  Himachal Pradesh on Monday signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 159 companies that will attract an investment of over Rs 17,000 crore and provide employment opportunities to 40,000 people, the government said. It said three MoUs were

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Himachal braces for more snowfall

Himachal braces for more snowfall

🕔11:59, 25.Feb 2019

Shimla, Feb 25  Himachal Pradesh is bracing for more snow as a cold wave continued to lash the state on Monday, the weather office said. The western disturbances — storm systems originating from Caspian Sea and moving across the Afghanistan-Pakistan

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Himachal hills turn white, vehicles’ movement hampered

Himachal hills turn white, vehicles’ movement hampered

🕔10:24, 25.Jan 2019

Shimla, Jan 25  The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Friday witnessed more snow, hampering the movement of vehicles on the roads. The entire Kinnaur district and towns in upper Shimla remained cut off due to closure of roads on the

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Himachal turns white, tourists enjoy hurling snowballs

Himachal turns white, tourists enjoy hurling snowballs

🕔18:14, 22.Jan 2019

Shimla, Jan 22  The Himachal Pradesh capital along with Manali and Dalhousie on Tuesday witnessed the season’s heaviest snowfall that snapped road links. However, tourists made merry, hurling snowballs at each another. “Shimla and its nearby areas have been experiencing

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Devotees take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Devotees take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

🕔10:31, 14.Jan 2019

Shimla, Jan 14  Bracing the extreme winter chill, hundreds of devotees across Himachal Pradesh on Monday took dips in rivers to mark Makar Sankranti, a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of the country. Large numbers of devotees were

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Rain, snow to hit Himachal

Rain, snow to hit Himachal

🕔11:31, 8.Jan 2019

Shimla, Jan 8  With the interiors of Himachal Pradesh still recovering from last week’s heavy snowfall, the weatherman on Tuesday forecast more rain and snow in the state this week. “Some areas are likely to experience snow and rain till

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Sunny day in Shimla; snow likely from Jan 1

Sunny day in Shimla; snow likely from Jan 1

🕔11:46, 31.Dec 2018

Shimla, Dec 31  Picturesque tourist resorts Shimla and Manali experienced another sunny day on Monday but temperatures remained below the freezing point at most places in Himachal Pradesh with chances of snow from January 1, the meteorological office said. The

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Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

🕔11:25, 29.Dec 2018

Shimla, Dec 29 Himachal Pradesh on Saturday witnessed a sunny but chilly day with temperature in many areas staying below freezing point, the Met Office said. “It was a bright, sunny day across the state with chances of rain and snow

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Himachal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu front runners in SDG index: NITI Aayog

Himachal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu front runners in SDG index: NITI Aayog

🕔08:31, 22.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 22  Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have come out as the front runners in implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets, as per a NITI Aayog report released on Friday. The government’s premier think tank

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Shimla gets season’s first snowfall

Shimla gets season’s first snowfall

🕔09:46, 12.Dec 2018

Shimla, Dec 12  Himachal Pradesh’s picturesque resorts of Shimla and Manali woke up on Wednesday to a white blanket of snow which was the season’s first snowfall in the state capital, the weather bureau said. The residents of Shimla shivered

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Manali-Narkanda gets season’s 1st snowfall

Manali-Narkanda gets season’s 1st snowfall

🕔10:20, 15.Nov 2018

Shimla, Nov 15  There was overnight moderate snowfall in Manali and Narkanda, the season’s first, a Met official said on Thursday as snow continued to elude the Himachal Pradesh capital here. The tourist resort of Manali recorded a minimum temperature

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