kullu district

10 detained in raid on Himachal rave party


August 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 10 revellers at a rave party, attended mainly by foreigners, were detained in the picturesque Manikaran Valley of Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday.Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Shimla gets warmer


June 19th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) A day after showers, the Himachal Pradesh capital again saw the mercury rising Tuesday, recording a maximum of 27.9 degrees Celsius which was 3.5 degrees above ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) A heat wave again gripped parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with temperatures crossing 40 degrees Celsius.State capital Shimla too recorded a high of 30.1 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Another row dogs International Roerich Trust


February 26th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) In a new twist to the controversies shrouding Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's multi-crore estate in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, a trust official, accused of ... Read more...

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Himachal gets relief from snow, rain


January 17th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) After two consecutive days of moderate to heavy snowfall and rain, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday got some relief, but the cold wave continued to grip the hills.The ... Read more...

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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...

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IUCN to inspect Himachal national park next year


December 17th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 17 (IANS) A team of international wildlife experts will visit Himachal Pradesh next year to evaluate the flora and fauna of the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in ... Read more...

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No inventory of Roerich’s paintings, says trust member


October 10th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 10 (IANS) A member of the International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), which manages Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's estate in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, Monday ... Read more...

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Australian to leave India for visa breach


August 30th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) An Australian man staying in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district has been told to leave India within two weeks for violating visa rules, police said Tuesday.Roderick John ... Read more...

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Manali cloudburst toll rises to four (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 22 (IANS) Two more bodies of labourers were recovered Friday, taking to four the toll in the cloudburst that hit Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district Wednesday night.A search operation ... Read more...

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Search begins for Manali cloudburst victims


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 22 (IANS) The search operation to trace five labourers who went missing after a cloudburst began Friday morning in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, an official said here.Two workers ... Read more...

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Don’t fund Himachal hydel units, greens ask Asian agency


July 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 5 (IANS) Expressing concern over the fallout of upcoming mega hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh, a group of activists have shot off a letter to the Asian Development ... Read more...

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Stranded tourists rescued from Rohtang Pass (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, June 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mainly tourists, have been rescued from near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, where they were stranded by landslides blocking the ... Read more...

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Hundreds stranded near Rohtang Pass


June 30th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, June 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mainly tourists, were stranded near Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district Thursday with landslides triggered by heavy rains blocking the roads, an ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Himachal accident (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 21 injured when a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Himachal ... Read more...

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Six die in Himachal accident


March 9th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) Six people were killed and 19 injured when a bus they were travelling in rolled down into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district Wednesday, police ... Read more...

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Himachal sees rise in mercury but rain, snow expected


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw an unusual rise in temperatures Thursday due to long sunny days in the past few days, but the Met Office here ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall traps tourists in Kullu


December 31st, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu, Dec.31 (ANI): A group of tourists was trapped in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Friday after heavy snowfall blocked all exit points and created a traffic jam.Scores of ... Read more...

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Dry weather affects apple farming in Kullu


December 26th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu, (Himachal Pradesh), Dec.26 (ANI): The apple farming and other fruits in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district are deteriorating due to intense dry cold wave in the region.The bad climatic change ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers as cold wave intensifies


December 24th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) The cold wave tightened its grip on Himachal Pradesh Friday with Keylong turning out to be the coldest town in the state at a minimum ... Read more...

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Cold wave hits Orissa, Himachal Pradesh


December 19th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar/Kullu, Dec19 (ANI): People in coastal and interior regions of Orissa have experienced cold wave with the mercury dropping sharply.Residents of Bhubaneswar resorted to sipping hot tea to warm themselves. Bonfires ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP president booked for casteist remarks


December 11th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 11 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including president of the party's Himachal Pradesh unit, were booked Saturday for making casteist remarks, police said."BJP state president Khimi Ram ... Read more...

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Italian held in Himachal for illegal stay


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 3 (IANS) An Italian, arrested in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district for staying illegally in the country, was Wednesday sent to police custody for a day, an official said."The travel documents ... Read more...

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Snowfall boosts tourism prospects for Manali


October 27th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Oct. 27 (ANI): Thousands of tourist enjoyed snowfall on Tuesday in scenic Gulaba in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.The famous Mall Road of Manali town in Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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76 cyclists to test skills on lofty mountains


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) Seventy-six cyclists set out from here Saturday to conquer the lofty mountains for the sixth edition of the Hercules MTB Himachal 2010 - the country's toughest cycle rally.During ... Read more...

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Incessant rainfall causes hindrance to Himachal Tourism


September 24th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurManali (Himachal Pradesh), Sep. 24 (ANI): Incessant rainfall over the past two months has resulted in the decline of tourists visiting Manali, which has left an adverse impact on the ... Read more...

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Five of a family killed in Himachal house collapse


September 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) Five of a family, including two children, were killed when the house they were sleeping in was hit by rolling boulders in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said ... Read more...

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Book on British colonial era cemeteries in Himachal


September 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) To woo foreign tourists -- especially from Britain -- to the hills of Himachal Pradesh during the Commonwealth Games, the state government has brought out a book on ... Read more...

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Cloudburst damages Kullu houses, roads


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu, Aug 23 (ANI): A cloudburst over Tharaman village in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district caused a flashflood, damaging several houses and roads in the region."At around 3.30 a.m. there was ... Read more...

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Captain caught selling diesel from army stock


August 21st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) An Indian army officer has been caught red-handed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for selling diesel from the Army's stocks in Himachal Pradesh, a CBI official ... Read more...

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Illegal mining in Himachal Pradesh threatening Himalayan ecology


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu, Aug 12 (ANI): Private miners in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh are exploiting the area's rich mines in the absence of any regulation by the state government, and ... Read more...

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Himachal rivers in spate, alert sounded


August 6th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate again following continuous moderate to heavy rainfall is several parts of the state, officials said Friday. A high alert has been ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi lays foundation stone for Rohtang tunnel


June 28th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarDhundi (Himachal Pradesh), June 28 (ANI): United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chief Sonia Gandhi laid foundation stone for the much-awaited 8.8 kilometres Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu District ... Read more...

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Sonia to lay Rohatng Tunnel foundation, making Manali-Leh road usable round the year


June 27th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarDhundhi, (Himachal Pradesh), June 27 (ANI): United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi will lay foundation stone for the much awaited 8.8 kilometres long Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Manali-Leh road link may be used round-the-year


June 26th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 26 (IANS) The proposed Rohtang Tunnel is a key element in the defence ministry's attempts to make the 475-km-long Manali-Keylong-Leh highway, used by the armed forces to ... Read more...

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