kasauli

Heavy rains in Himachal, more in store


September 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell Tuesday due to widespread rain with Hamirpur town recording the highest amount - 164 mm - in the state, the met ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal may see heavy rains, rivers in spate


August 19th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days, while the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 remained disrupted throughout the day Sunday due ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal likely to get 50,000 weekend tourists


August 9th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, Aug 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is expected to get nearly 50,000 tourists during the three-day weekend starting with the Janmashtami holiday Friday, officials said Thursday.According to tourism department estimates, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A tribute to Balraj Sahni in Himachal hills


May 9th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Screen legend Balraj Sahni was very fond of the hills and now his actor-son Parikshit Sahni is paying him a tribute by setting his first ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Avalanche threat in Himachal


January 16th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) A threat of avalanche loomed over the hills of Himachal Pradesh with higher reaches experiencing heavy snowfall for the second consecutive day Monday.The defence ministry warned ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

More snow in Himachal, high alert in state (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali Sunday saw more snowfall, an official said here, predicting heavy snow at some places in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A requiem for dead at Himachal’s cemeteries (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) At Oakover cemetery, the oldest British era cemetery in this erstwhile summer capital of British India that was opened in 1828, 17 out of the 20-odd ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Snowless but bone-chilling Christmas in north India (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Snowfall eluded north India this Christmas despite bone-chilling cold, with sub-zero temperatures in several places. It was the coldest Christmas in Delhi in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Feeling cold in the plains? Head to the hills!


December 25th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 25 (IANS) If the plains of northern India are shivering and dense fog is playing havoc with road, rail and air traffic, then trudge to the hills!Ironically, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

11.11.11.11.11.11.11 - a unique alumni reunion!


November 10th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) They are coming from far and wide - from Singapore, Dubai and even Canada - to fulfil a promise made years ago. As over 35 students ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lawrence School invites Bhutan royals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Lawrence School, the alma mater of Bhutan's new queen in Himachal Pradesh, has invited the newly-wed royal couple to the school, her former teacher said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Greetings from India ring bells at Bhutan’s royal wedding


October 13th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 13 (IANS) Even before the royal wedding bells began to ring in Bhutan Thursday morning, greetings from India could be heard.For a teacher of the alma ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal sop for senior citizen tourists


September 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon offer a special package to senior citizens for holidaying in the state besides providing rebate on room tariff and food in state-run ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Five youths held for rioting in Himachal


August 31st, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) Five youths belonging to high-profile families of Punjab have been arrested for assaulting people under the influence of liquor in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district, police said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal gets season’s first snow amid rains (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh got the season's first snowfall early Saturday, the weather bureau here said. Keylong town and nearby hills experienced snow while elsewhere in the state ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Homestay high: Himachal expects 100,000 weekend tourists (With Image)


August 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 12 (IANS) For Indians, there's a long weekend ahead and nearly 100,000 tourists are expected to make their way up to Himachal Pradesh. But while driving away from ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Flights resume at Shimla’s airport (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 2 (IANS) Flights from the Himachal Pradesh state capital airport resumed Saturday after bad weather conditions forced closure of the airport for nine days, n official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Judicial panel to probe Himachal land transactions


June 13th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Monday set up a one-man judicial commission to look into allegations of illegal land transactions made by the opposition Congress.Justice D.P. Sood, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal-educated girl to marry Bhutan king


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), May 22 (IANS) For two years, Jetsun Pema was a student of the prestigious Lawrence School here. No one knew that the tall, slim girl belonged ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New book from Ruskin Bond on his birthday


May 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Novelist Ruskin Bond, who celebrated his 77th birthday Thursday, gifted his fans a brand new collection of stories about one of his most endearing characters ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Guess who wants a home in Himachal? 65,000 people


May 10th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Over 65,000 people from across the country want to buy a home in hilly Himachal Pradesh, with around 8,000 of them looking for a place in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Good Friday weekend drives tourists to Himachal


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, April 22 (IANS) With fresh snow on the higher reaches and a long weekend owing to Good Friday, Himachal Pradesh is teeming with tourists.More than one lakh tourists, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan Army chief’s brother bats for India-Pakistan ties


April 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani fans celebrated Indian cricket team's victory in the World Cup final, Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's brother said here Thursday as he sought ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Depleting forest cover major issue in Himachal assembly


April 13th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) How green was my valley! The pretty mountain state of Himachal Pradesh may well soon be saying this with its green cover depleting at a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal assembly panel to review realty norms


April 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government that has been drawing flak for relaxing norms to allow realtors set up housing complexes across the state Wednesday announced the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP rulers in illegal property deals in Himachal: Virabhadra


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) Top political functionaries of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh are involved in illegal property transactions and promoting realtors in the state, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress disrupts Himachal assembly over tree cutting


March 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Proceedings of the Himachal Pradesh assembly were Friday disrupted by the opposition Congress over the issue of cutting of trees by a realtor in forest areas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

4 Gujarat children die after being given measles drops


March 16th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 16 (IANS) Four children died in Gujarat after they were given oral vaccine drops for measles, official sources said here Wednesday. The government has ordered immediate suspension ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Taj to set up resort hotel near Shimla


February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), a group of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Friday announced its plan to set up a hotel-cum-resort near Shimla.This will be Taj group's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Helicopter taxi service launched in Himachal


January 29th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday launched the helicopter taxi service in the state to attract high-end tourists, an official said.The government has signed an agreement ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jagson Airlines to operate daily flights to Himachal


January 18th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Jagson Airlines will start a regular flight between Delhi and Himachal Pradesh from next month, an airline official said Tuesday."From Feb 15, we will daily operate a Delhi-Kullu-Shimla-Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal records 16 percent increase in tourists


January 10th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) As many as 13 million tourists visited the hills of Himachal Pradesh last year as compared to 11 million in 2009, registering an increase of over 16 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shivering in Delhi? Head to sunny Himachal hills


January 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) If the chill in the north Indian plains is sending shivers down your spine, then head to the hills of Himachal Pradesh. Hill stations like Shimla, Kasauli ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Siblings to unite Tibetans through cricket league


December 9th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Tibetan siblings Tashi and Nawang Dorje, who have made the picturesque Kasauli hill-station their home, are treading the explored path of sports to bring together tens of hundreds ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Snowfall in Himachal


November 18th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 18 (IANS) Many places in Himachal Pradesh experienced light rainfall or snowfall early Thursday, the meteorological office here said.Keylong, the district headquarter of Lahaul and Spiti, was the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe