spiti

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 |

Development of tribal areas top priority: Dhumal


September 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) The development of tribal areas in Himachal Pradesh is one of the top priorities of the government, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Sunday."The government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rain, cloudburst killed 26 in Himachal


August 30th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 26 people have died in heavy rains and cloudbursts in Himachal Pradesh triggered by the southwest monsoon, which reached the state July 5, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Palanquin bearers to ferry patients in Himachal


August 16th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) Once the mode of transport for royalty and women in purdah nearly a century ago, the palanquin will be resurrected to ferry patients from remote ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Himachal gets 46 percent less rainfall


July 17th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has received 46 percent less monsoon rains till date, affecting agricultural activities and the standing crops, officials said."The overall monsoon was below average ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Artificial lake forms in Himachal’s Spiti, tourists evacuated


June 18th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) A small artificial lake has been formed in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti with the melting of a glacier and the water inflow into it been increasing, triggering ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Depleting water sources in Himachal worry locals


June 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), June 5 (IANS) Fearing drying up of traditional water sources and depletion of flora and fauna due to massive construction of hydropower projects, people of over two ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heat grips Shimla too (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The searing summer heat has not even spared Shimla, the popular hill resort people normally flock to in this season.The hills of Himachal Pradesh were unusually ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shimla’s temperature 6 degrees above average


May 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were unusually hot with prominent tourist spots recording maximum temperatures two to five degrees above the average, the weather office ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snow, rain bring down mercury in Himachal


May 12th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell slightly Saturday after snow and rains in some parts. More showers have been forecast.Shimla recorded a maximum of 24 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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 |

Himachal may get more snow


April 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh are likely to experience more thundershowers and snow in the next two days after a spell of dry weather, the meteorological ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fresh snow in Himachal


April 11th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's higher reaches Wednesday got a fresh spell of snow, plummeting temperatures by several notches."The high hills in Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur, Kullu and Chamba ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Diverting avalanches! More tech marvels unfold in Rohtang


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), March 15 (IANS) It will not only provide all-weather connectivity but also protect from calamities. The engineering marvel that is the Rohtang tunnel, being built under ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Himachal BJP recommends names for Rajya Sabha


March 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has recommended three names including J.P. Nadda for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh falling vacant April 2, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mild snowfall in Shimla, Manali


March 8th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali received mild snow Thursday evening, surprising the merrymakers who had celebrated Holi, the festival of colours, earlier ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal’s Keylong sees season’s heaviest snow


March 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 5 (IANS) The remote Keylong town in Himachal Pradesh Monday experienced the season's heaviest snowfall, a weatherman here said.The headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, Keylong experienced 43 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mercury up but snow in store in Himachal


February 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday saw a further rise in temperatures due to the prevailing dry conditions. The met office here has forecast chances of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal braces for more snow, rain


February 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) After two consecutive days of sunshine, Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive more rain and snow over the weekend, the Met Office here has forecast."There are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sunny, but nippy day in Himachal


February 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) After three days of snow and rain, the hills of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday shone bright on a sunny but chilly day, an official said here."It was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Snow, rain continue in Himachal


February 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Heavy snowfall in the higher reaches and intermittent rain in low and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh continued for the third day Tuesday, forcing authorities to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rohtang tunnel engineers ready for geological adventure


February 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 14 (IANS) Indian and European engineers overseeing the progress of an ambitious project to dig a tunnel below the 3,978-metre Rohtang Pass in the Himalayas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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 |

Head to Himachal hills for a white V-Day


February 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) Moderate snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday cheered up members of the hospitality industry as they are expecting a spike in tourist footfalls, mainly ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

More snow in store for Shimla, Manali


February 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 11 (IANS) After a two day lull, Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali are in line for more snow, a weatherman here said Saturday.A fresh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nippy Thursday across north India (Roundup)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The cold wave continued unabated across north India Thursday as temperatures dipped across the region. Bright sunshine in most places could not provide respite from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shimla, Manali shiver


February 9th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) Popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali saw the season's lowest temperatures Thursday at minus 3.8 degrees Celsius and minus 7.4 degrees respectively.Shimla recorded 5.4 cm of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunny, but chilly day in Himachal


February 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 6 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but chilly day Monday after days of widespread snow and rain."It was a bright, sunny day across the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold wave continues to grip Himachal


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) The cold continued to grip the entire Himachal Pradesh Sunday with the higher reaches experiencing more snow. However, there was widespread rainfall the in low and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fresh snow in Himachal, cold wave unabated


February 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) The continuing cold wave again tightened its grip over Himachal Pradesh Saturday as the state's higher reaches had a fresh spell of snow.The weather office here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal may get heavy rain, snow


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) The cold wave is likely to grip Himachal Pradesh again with heavy rain and snow forecast in the next two days by the Met office here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Protect Chenab river from onslaught, say Himachal villagers


January 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Residents of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley Monday knocked on the doors of the union environment and forests ministry, protesting against an upcoming hydropower projects on the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal’s Keylong shivers at minus 12.6 degrees


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 27 (IANS) The cold wave Friday continued in Himachal Pradesh with Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, being the coldest at a minimum of minus 12.6 degrees ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold in sub-zero temperatures, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh though mercury dipped in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh, where temperatures dipped to minus in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the national flag at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe