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Shanta Kumar questions BJP’s ‘back to power’ dream (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) There seems to be no end to the bickering in Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) despite party president Nitin Gadkari holding a meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Builders destroying Himachal’s ecology’


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Forests are vanishing, rock blasts are traumatising wild animals and debris is filling up riverbeds with builders having a field day in Himachal Pradesh, says a ... Read more...

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It’s snowing Valentine’s fun in Himachal


February 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall occurred at many places in Himachal Pradesh Monday, giving that extra nip to Valentine's Day celebrations.Shimla and its nearby popular destinations like ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Seven killed in Himachal accidents


February 9th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed in two road accidents in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district, police said Thursday.All five occupants of a jeep were killed on the spot ... Read more...

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Companies that were issued the 122 tainted telecom licences (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The following are the 17 firms, some of which have since been sold out or merged, that were issued the 122 licences in 2008 - ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Companies that were issued the 122 tainted telecom licences


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The following are the 17 firms, some of which have since been sold out or merged, that were issued the 122 licences in 2008 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal to open four restaurants with railways


January 16th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday entered into an agreement with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) for opening four restaurants in the state, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal towns lashed by heavy rains


June 30th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced moderate to heavy rainfall Wednesday with Paonta Sahib and Nahan towns in Sirmaur district receiving 219 mm and 210 mm ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heavy rains likely in Himachal


June 26th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may see heavy rainfall Monday with the southwest monsoon strengthening its grip in the region, a weather official said here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More rain, snowfall forecast for Himachal


February 14th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may see more rain and snowfall in the next three days, aggravating the cold wave in the region, the Met department said Monday."Heavy to moderate snowfall ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Intro Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Severe cold in Himachal, snowfall disrupts flights (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday experienced moderate to heavy snowfall, bringing the temperatures down considerably and disrupting air and road traffic."Flights from Delhi to Kullu, Shimla and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal hills, valleys receive more snow, rains


January 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) The current cold wave continued unabated in the hills of Himachal Pradesh as the higher reaches had another spell of moderate snowfall while the mid and lower ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rain disrupts air traffic, but most of Himachal has snowfall


December 30th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Air connectivity in Himachal Pradesh was partially disrupted Thursday owing to bad climatic conditions in the hill state, an official said here.While the lower areas of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

10,000 kids keep guard against littering in Himalayas


October 29th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Oct 29 (IANS) They may be young, but don't get caught littering in front of them. Over 10,000 schoolchildren are virtually on the prowl in the hills of Himachal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bright sunny day in Himachal


September 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) After three days of moderate to heavy rainfall, the hills of Himachal Pradesh Friday woke up to a bright sunny morning but with a mild chill in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal gets relief from heavy rainfall (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) After two days of moderate to heavy showers which led to snapping of road links following landslides, the hills of Himachal Pradesh saw subdued rainfall activity Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Some Himachal places may get heavy rains again


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Heavy rainfall is expected again at some places in the hilly Himachal Pradesh though there was some respite from the continuous downpour across the state. "There ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heavy snowfall in Manali cheers skiers


February 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 8 (IANS) Lovers of winter sports are thrilled as the Himalayan tourist resort of Manali and its nearby areas in Himachal Pradesh have been receiving heavy snowfall since early ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh


February 7th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Sunday brought the temperature down considerably, a met official here said. "The entire tribal belt in Kinnaur, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two leopard skins seized in Himachal


January 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IAS) A 55-year-old man has been arrested in Himachal Pradesh for allegedly possessing two leopard skins -- both of fully grown animals, police said Sunday. "Two skins of fully grown ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snow, rain bring on cold wave in Himachal


November 15th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 15 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced a fresh spell of snowfall and rains Sunday morning, leading to a sharp dip in temperatures. Meteorological office director Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Manali gets season’s first snowfall (Lead, changing dateline)


November 9th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 9 (IANS) Popular tourist resort of Manali saw the season's first snowfall Monday as severe cold intensified across Himachal Pradesh, the meteorological office said. Hills overlooking Manali were ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian envoy hails Trinidad and Tobago’s multiculturalism


October 26th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra has hailed Trinidad and Tobago's multiculturalism, saying it has helped to promote a value system which needs to be "safeguarded, developed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Millions of diyas light up Diwali in Trinidad and Tobago


October 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Oct 18 (IANS) Colourful fireworks ornamented the skyline and millions of diyas, or earthen lamps, flickered in homes as people of Indian origin in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Diwali ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Antique idols stolen from Himachal temple


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Seven antique idols have been stolen from a Himachal Pradesh temple, making it the second such theft in a less than a week, police said Tuesday. The idols ... Read more...

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Antique idols stolen from Himachal temple


September 17th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Five 17th century bronze idols have been stolen from a temple in Himachal Pradesh, police said Tuesday. The antique idols were found missing from the Miya Ka Mandir ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh


September 8th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 8 (IANS) There was moderate snowfall and rain at many places in Himachal Pradesh early Tuesday, bringing the temperatures down considerably. "The tribal belt of Kinnaur and Lahaul and Spiti ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal hills get moderate to heavy rains


July 14th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw moderate to heavy rains, which brought the temperatures across the state considerably down. "Most parts of the state witnessed moderate to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Modernisation of steel plants top priority: Minister


June 12th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) Expansion and modernisation of state-run steel plants to double their output are among the top priorities of the government, Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Friday. "Our main priority ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh


March 21st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) There was moderate to heavy snowfall at many places in Himachal Pradesh early Saturday, the meteorological office said here. "Kufri and its nearby areas received 1-3 cm of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shimla highway blocked for demolitions at Kalka


March 17th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), March 17 (IANS) Driving uphill to Shimla or the Kasauli hills and nearby areas is not going to be a pleasure for motorists for the next few days as the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four killed as truck falls into Himachal gorge


February 2nd, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) Four people were killed when a truck rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district, police said Monday.“The truck fell into a gorge near Sangrah village Sunday ... Read more...

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Cold wave at Himachal Pradesh


January 27th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 27 (IANS) Tribal districts of Himachal Pradesh remained in the grip of a severe cold wave as temperatures dipped further with another spell of snowfall Tuesday, the Met Office here ... Read more...

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