Articles about Himachal Pradesh

Four feared dead, nine missing in Himachal Pradesh flash floods

28 Jul 2021

Four feared dead, nine missing in Himachal Pradesh flash floods

At least four people are feared dead and nine reported missing in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, a senior disaster management official said on Wednesday.

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today

27 Jul 2021

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted extremely heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and west Uttar Pradesh today.

Doctor tweeted this picture moments before dying in Himachal landslide

26 Jul 2021

Doctor tweeted this picture moments before dying in Himachal landslide

Deepa Sharma, an Ayurveda doctor from Jaipur, had tweeted a lovely picture from her Himachal Pradesh trip on Sunday afternoon.

Nine tourists killed in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh

26 Jul 2021

Nine tourists killed in a landslide in Himachal Pradesh

Nine tourists were killed on Sunday after heavy boulders fell on their tempo traveler in a landslide near Basteri in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, the police said.

Eight dead in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh

14 Jul 2021

Eight dead in rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh

Six bodies were recovered in Boh Valley following a landslide triggered by heavy rains which altogether claimed eight lives in Kangra district, police said.

Virbhadra Singh, 6-time Himachal Pradesh CM, dies at 87

08 Jul 2021

Virbhadra Singh, 6-time Himachal Pradesh CM, dies at 87

Virbhadra Singh, a six-time Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and senior Congress party leader, passed away in the early hours of Thursday. He was 87.

Manali is flooded with tourists despite COVID-19 third wave concerns

05 Jul 2021

Manali is flooded with tourists despite COVID-19 third wave concerns

Each year, north Indians tend to flock to hill stations in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand during peak summer.

Dharamshala BJP MLA accused of mental, physical torture by wife

26 Jun 2021

Dharamshala BJP MLA accused of mental, physical torture by wife

Dharamshala BJP MLA Vishal Nehriya has been accused by his HPAS officer wife of physical and mental torture.

Himachal Pradesh: Government orders 10-day curfew starting May 7

05 May 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Government orders 10-day curfew starting May 7

In view of an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases across Himachal Pradesh, the state government on Wednesday announced a 10-day "corona curfew" to check the spread of the viral infection.

Tourists won't be 'harassed' for COVID-19 report on HP borders

13 Apr 2021

Tourists won't be 'harassed' for COVID-19 report on HP borders

Tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh will not be harassed for a coronavirus negative test report on the state's borders, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Tuesday.

HP: Educational institutions to remain closed till April 4

26 Mar 2021

HP: Educational institutions to remain closed till April 4

The Himachal Pradesh government ordered the closure of all educational institutions including colleges and schools till April 4 as a precautionary measure due to the spike in COVID-19 cases in the state.

BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma cremated with state honors

18 Mar 2021

BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma cremated with state honors

BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh Ram Swaroop Sharma, who was found hanging from the ceiling in his official residence in New Delhi, was cremated with full state honors at Machhayal village in the Mandi district on Thursday.

CBI books Cadbury for corruption, fraud; several premises searched

18 Mar 2021

CBI books Cadbury for corruption, fraud; several premises searched

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked Cadbury India Private Limited (now known as Mondelez Foods Private Limited) for alleged corruption for obtaining licenses for its factory in Himachal Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday.

Shimla: Eight dead, 11 hurt as bus falls into gorge

10 Mar 2021

Shimla: Eight dead, 11 hurt as bus falls into gorge

Eight people were killed and 11 injured as a private bus fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Wednesday, police said.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

28 Jan 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

The semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is set to be held on Friday.

Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India

10 Jan 2021

Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India

It's almost a year since the pandemic began and a year since the majority of the workforce made workstations out of their homes.

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

06 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

In recent days, lakhs of birds have died across India as at least four states have confirmed bird flu outbreaks.

Bird flu outbreak detected in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP

05 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak detected in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP

Even as the country is reeling under the coronavirus pandemic, another health crisis has started troubling states. Five states have so far confirmed the outbreak of avian influenza or bird flu.

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

03 Jan 2021

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

01 Jan 2021

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

On the first day of 2021, Delhi shivered with the mercury slipping to 1.1°C, as recorded by the Safdarjung observatory, for the first time in over a decade.

Himachal sees tourist influx due to snowfall, new year celebrations

30 Dec 2020

Himachal sees tourist influx due to snowfall, new year celebrations

After the recent snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, people from across the country are thronging its tourist hotspots to usher into the new year.

Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

29 Dec 2020

Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius

Delhi reeled under a cold wave on Tuesday as icy winds sweeping through the city brought the minimum temperature down to 3.6 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

28 Dec 2020

Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

During his last days at office, outgoing United States President Donald Trump has taken a decision that has left his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping miffed.

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

28 Dec 2020

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

26 Dec 2020

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, poor and very poor air quality levels were recorded in most towns and cities in northwestern India.

Film stars who bid adieu this year

25 Dec 2020

Film stars who bid adieu this year

One year ago, nobody would have believed this list.

Delhi braces for biting cold wave; IMD issues orange alert

18 Dec 2020

Delhi braces for biting cold wave; IMD issues orange alert

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert in Delhi as biting cold waves gripped the national capital.

Malnutrition on the rise in key states, finds government survey

14 Dec 2020

Malnutrition on the rise in key states, finds government survey

The government recently released the first set of findings of the latest fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

13 Dec 2020

Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

This year started with a nightmare, which caused unprecedented mayhem and due to this, many of us had to cancel our travel plans.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 98 lakh with 29k new cases

11 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 98 lakh with 29k new cases

India on Thursday reported roughly 29,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to nearly 98 lakh cases. The recovery rate has now reached 94.8%.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 96.4 lakh with 36k new cases

06 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 96.4 lakh with 36k new cases

India on Saturday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 96.4 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.7 lakh; over 90 lakh recovered

04 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.7 lakh; over 90 lakh recovered

India on Thursday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 95.7 lakh cases.

Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19; in self-isolation

02 Dec 2020

Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19; in self-isolation

Actor and politician Sunny Deol has tested positive for COVID-19. He announced the diagnosis on social media this morning.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95 lakh; recovery rate crosses 94%

02 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95 lakh; recovery rate crosses 94%

India on Tuesday reported nearly 37,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 95 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 93.5 lakh with 41k+ new cases

28 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 93.5 lakh with 41k+ new cases

India on Friday reported over 41,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 93.5 lakh cases.

SRK, Salman and Aamir to feature in one movie?

20 Nov 2020

SRK, Salman and Aamir to feature in one movie?

The three Khans of Bollywood are set to enthral the audience by bringing forth the crossover we all have been waiting for.

Kangana, sister Rangoli summoned by Mumbai Police in sedition case

18 Nov 2020

Kangana, sister Rangoli summoned by Mumbai Police in sedition case

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel have been asked to appear before the Mumbai Police on November 23-24, in connection with a case registered against them over their "objectionable comments on social media to spread communal tension."

'Kai Po Che!' actor Asif Basra found dead in Dharamshala

12 Nov 2020

'Kai Po Che!' actor Asif Basra found dead in Dharamshala

Actor Asif Basra has passed away at the age of 53.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 86.3 lakh; over 80 lakh recovered

11 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 86.3 lakh; over 80 lakh recovered

India on Tuesday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 86.3 lakh cases.

Kangana pens poem, shares stunning video shot amid mountains

02 Nov 2020

Kangana pens poem, shares stunning video shot amid mountains

Revealing her poetic side to fans once again, Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has written and shared a heartfelt poem titled "Aasman."