updated 8:03 AM UTC, Aug 19, 2017

30 injured in Himachal accident

Monday, 29 August 2016 16:53
Shimla: At least 30 people were injured when a private mini bus carrying 60 passengers skidded off the road and rolled down a hill in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district on Monday, police said.The bus was coming to Kullu town when…

Himachal gets heavy rainfall, more in store

Friday, 01 July 2016 17:41
Shimla: The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw heavy rains on Friday with Joginder Nagar recording the highest rainfall in the state at 165 mm, the Met office said. The showers are expected to continue till Sunday."Monsoon was aggressive in the…

'State best to take call on central deputation'

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:04
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed that the state is the best authority to take a call on central deputation and the judiciary should maintain restraint in this regard.Disposing of a petition of Bhupinder Singh Negi, who was…

Himachal to begin breeding snow leopards in captivity

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 12:10
Kufri: The breeding of the highly-endangered snow leopard in the Himalayan nature park in this picturesque Himachal Pradesh resort is set to begin with zoo authorities in Darjeeling agreeing to lend it a pair."The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in…

Himachal Pradesh marks International Yoga Day

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:52
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday observed the second International Yoga Day, with union minister Rao Inderjit Singh taking part in yoga exercises here.Former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal also took part in the event, which was held amid cloudy conditions. …

Dalai Lama leads silent prayer for Orlando victims

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:55
Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama led a silent prayer in the US for victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said on Tuesday.The answer to attacks like "this tragedy, in some cases in…

Commuters hit as state-run buses off Himachal roads

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:47
Shimla: Commuters faced problems on Tuesday morning after employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has fleet of over 2,500 buses, went on a two-day strike late on Monday night.The employees were demanding regularisation of the contract…

Himachal roadways staff to go on strike

Monday, 13 June 2016 12:11
Shimla: Employees of Himachal state roadways have threatened to go on a two-day strike starting from Monday night.About 8,000 Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) employees will go on a two-day strike over demands such as regularisation of contract staff and…

Strengthen trauma care services to save human lives: Himachal CM

Monday, 13 June 2016 11:34
Tanda (Himachal Pradesh): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday underlined the need to strengthen emergency and trauma care services to save people injured in road accidents and also a fund for road safety.He said intelligent transport system was…

Two tourists killed in Himachal

Thursday, 09 June 2016 12:51
Shimla: Two tourists from Punjab's Jalandhar town were killed when a tree fell on their tent at a resort in Himachal Pradesh's Narkanda town on Thursday, police said.A third person was injured. The tourists were staying in a Nature Camp…