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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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Himachal’s centuries-old Lavi fair to begin on Nov 11

Himachal’s centuries-old Lavi fair to begin on Nov 11

🕔14:30, 8.Nov 2018

Shimla, Nov 8  Himachal Pradesh’s centuries-old Lavi fair, synonymous with trade in traditional items like woollens and dry fruits, will be held in Rampur town, about 130 kms from here, from November 11-14, organisers said on Thursday. Governor Acharya Devvrat

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Centre sanctioned projects worth Rs 9,000 crore: Himachal CM

Centre sanctioned projects worth Rs 9,000 crore: Himachal CM

🕔09:32, 25.Oct 2018

Shimla, Oct 25  The Central government has sanctioned development projects worth Rs 9,000 crore in the past 10 months for Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Wednesday. The state government is focused on development of those areas

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Mercury dips in Himachal after rains

Mercury dips in Himachal after rains

🕔11:31, 22.Sep 2018

Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell on Saturday due to widespread rain. The weather bureau here said more rains are in store till Monday. “Heavy to very heavy rainfall occurred at many places. Solan and Palampur towns recorded

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Mild quake in Himachal

Mild quake in Himachal

🕔12:48, 6.Sep 2018

Shimla, Sep 6  Himachal Pradesh was hit by a mild intensity earthquake early on Thursday, an official said. There was no loss of life. Tremors of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale were felt in several parts of Chamba district

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Excess water released from Himachal dam

Excess water released from Himachal dam

🕔15:04, 18.Aug 2018

Shimla, Aug 18  Authorities in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday released excess water from the Pandoh diversion dam, located 112 km upstream of Pong dam, as a precautionary measure, resulting in a rise in the water level in the Beas river

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