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Adopt natural farming, keep Himachal free from chemical fertilizers: Kovind

Adopt natural farming, keep Himachal free from chemical fertilizers: Kovind

🕔17:40, 17.Sep 2021

Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Urging the farmers to adopt natural farming and keep the land free from chemical fertilizers, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the country is proud of the development story written by Himachal Pradesh in the past

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Himachal resumes interstate operation of buses

Himachal resumes interstate operation of buses

🕔08:41, 1.Jul 2021

Shimla, July 1  After over a month and a half of suspension, the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) resumed its interstate operations, including luxury buses, on Thursday. The public transport was suspended on May 10 with the imposition of

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Bharti Airtel upgrades network in Himachal

Bharti Airtel upgrades network in Himachal

🕔07:39, 11.Jun 2021

Shimla, June 11  Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel said on Thursday that it has upgraded its mobile network in Himachal Pradesh by deploying additional spectrum along with advanced network software tools to bolster high-speed data capacity. Of this, 2.6 MHz

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Himachal using plastic waste to build roads

Himachal using plastic waste to build roads

🕔20:44, 5.Jun 2021

Shimla, June 5  As part of Himachal Pradesh’s initiative to use plastic waste to build roads, every year, about 60 tonnes of plastic waste are being collected to melt 190 km of roads, an official said on Saturday. Speaking at

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Winter returns to Himachal with widespread snow

Winter returns to Himachal with widespread snow

🕔12:00, 23.Apr 2021

Shimla, April 23  Winter has returned to Himachal Pradesh with the state experiencing widespread rain and snowfall in the past 24 hours, pushing down the mercury by several notches, the weather office here said on Friday. Tourist spots near Shimla

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Himachal closes educational institutes, bans Holi celebrations

Himachal closes educational institutes, bans Holi celebrations

🕔17:45, 26.Mar 2021

Shimla, March 26  Owing to spike in coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government on Friday closed all educational institutions, including universities, colleges and schools, except for the classes having their exams, till April 4 with a ban on the public

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Himachal installs 1,210 solar irrigation pumps

Himachal installs 1,210 solar irrigation pumps

🕔07:28, 9.Nov 2020

Shimla, Nov 9  As many as 1,210 solar pumps for irrigation have been installed across Himachal Pradesh to meet a five-year target of installing 5,850 pumps, said officials on Sunday. For this the state has allocated a budgetary provision of

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More snow falls over Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie

More snow falls over Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie

🕔12:39, 29.Jan 2020

Shimla, Jan 29  More snow fell over Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, making the tourist towns more picturesque, but traffic was hampered in many parts of the state as a thick blanket of snow piled on

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Himachal to get more snow, rain

Himachal to get more snow, rain

🕔14:05, 1.Mar 2019

Shimla, March 1  If you are heading to Himachal Pradesh this weekend, be alert: the weatherman on Friday predicted widespread rains and snowfall in the next two days. The government has warned tourists not to venture to high hills as

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Cold wave continues in Himachal, heavy snow likely

Cold wave continues in Himachal, heavy snow likely

🕔11:40, 5.Feb 2019

Shimla, Feb 5  An intense cold wave continued in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, with the Met office forecasting widespread rainfall and snowfall likely in the state. Residents and tourists have been advised not to venture out on the high hills

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Himachal to get moderate to heavy snow till Saturday

Himachal to get moderate to heavy snow till Saturday

🕔12:56, 10.Jan 2019

Shimla, Jan 10 Moderate to heavy snowfall may occur across Himachal Pradesh from Thursday to Satureay and the government has advised residents and tourists not to venture to the higher reaches. An advisory has been issued against venturing to the

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Light rain, snowfall in J&K

Light rain, snowfall in J&K

🕔13:35, 24.Feb 2018

Srinagar, Feb 24  Light rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The Met said the weather will improve Sunday onwards. Worries of an impending dry summer have been revisiting the

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After petrol, now Himachal hikes VAT on diesel

After petrol, now Himachal hikes VAT on diesel

🕔12:26, 29.Oct 2014

Shimla, Oct 29  After petrol, debt-ridden Himachal Pradesh Tuesday decided to hike value added tax (VAT) on diesel by one percent, which take up its price by 48 paise a litre. Consensus was reached to increase the VAT on diesel

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Himachal to provide bicycles to women labourers

Himachal to provide bicycles to women labourers

🕔13:57, 25.Jul 2014

Shimla, July 25  Himachal Pradesh will provide household items, including a bicycle, to women labourers and insure all workers enrolled under the state Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, an official said. The cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister

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Mansarovar yatra route option cheers Himachal

Mansarovar yatra route option cheers Himachal

🕔13:50, 15.Jul 2014

Shimla, July 15  An assurance by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday over the possibility of an additional route for the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage in China through Himachal Pradesh has cheered the state’s hospitality industry. The option

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10-day long Shrikhand pilgrimage begins in Himachal

10-day long Shrikhand pilgrimage begins in Himachal

🕔11:10, 15.Jul 2014

Shimla, July 15  The first batch of devotees Tuesday left for the arduous Shrikhand pilgrimage to pay obeisance to the giant natural rock resembling a Shiva Lingam at an altitude of 17,600 feet in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district, an official

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Himachal to boost up rainbow trout production

Himachal to boost up rainbow trout production

🕔11:06, 23.Jun 2014

Bharmour (Himachal Pradesh), June 23 To boost production of exotic rainbow trout in the cool waters of this hill state, the government Sunday laid the foundation stone of a fish farm with an outlay of Rs.4 crore. This will be

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