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.
07 Oct 2020
Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home
Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.
21 Nov 2019
Top five places to visit in India during winters
Winter is a season marked by excesses- everyone loves more food, extra sleep, and of course more travel plans, during the cold season.
06 Nov 2019
Five best places to visit in India during winters
The winters are here!
20 Oct 2019
Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers
Nobody likes traffic snarls, but 21-year-old Rijwal could not have wished for anything else on Friday night.
15 May 2019
Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has found himself in the midst of a controversy following his outburst in front of journalists.
04 May 2019
Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate
A 19-year-old girl, who had filed a complaint that she was allegedly abducted and raped in Shimla, has recently withdrawn her statement in front of a judicial magistrate, an official who wished to remain anonymous, said.
07 Dec 2018
Himachal reels under intense cold, -10 degree Celsius in Lahaul-Spiti
Himachal Pradesh is reeling under intense cold following a fresh spell of snowfall with temperatures in tribal Lahaul-Spiti district hitting nearly -10 degree Celsius, the Meteorological Department said.
02 Dec 2018
Tourists to enjoy Railways' first hop-on-hop-off service on Kalka-Shimla route
A train journey in the hilly areas makes the moments memorable. The new service by Indian Railways will give another level of excitement to tourists visiting Shimla.
15 Nov 2018
Himachal Pradesh: Fresh snowfall, rain bring temperature down
Mercury plummeted in Himachal Pradesh after fresh snowfall in high reaches of Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba, Shimla, and Kullu districts and rain in some parts of the state yesterday night, the Meteorological department said.
22 Oct 2018
After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala
It seems like Shimla is set to join the increasingly long list of Indian cities that have been renamed.
22 Sep 2018
Shimla: Three couples among 13 dead in road accident
Thirteen people, including three couples, died after a vehicle veered off a road in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
05 Sep 2018
Yug Gupta case: Shimla court sentences three men to death
Two years after the skeletal remains of a four-year-old boy, Yug Gupta, were found inside a water tank in the Kelston area of Shimla, a local Shimla court has sentenced three men to death in connection with the murder.
13 Aug 2018
Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh overnight prompting authorities to close schools in several districts including Shimla, Kangra, and Solan, officials said.
10 Aug 2018
#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India
Honeymoons, just like weddings, are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they have to be unforgettably special.
26 Jun 2018
HP: Postal-bookings in Shimla to resume tomorrow after CSI upgradation
The work of booking registered letters, speed-posts, and parcels remained disrupted in all 287 post-offices, 53 sub-post offices, 234 branch post-office and GPO in Shimla since June 22 due to Core Systems Integration upgradation.
14 Jun 2018
After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next
Shimla is still reeling under acute scarcity of water.
09 Jun 2018
Lightning kills 18 in Bihar, UP and Odisha
Even as torrential rains continue to pound the Konkan belt, a variety of weather conditions was witnessed in different states yesterday.
07 Jun 2018
Amid Shimla's water-crisis, 62 ordinary people, the 'key-holders,' become VIPs
Amid Shimla's paralyzing water crisis, there are 62 ordinary people, unknown faces till a few days ago, who have unexpectedly become the center of attention.
05 Jun 2018
Not just Shimla, many cities, hill-stations on verge of water-crisis
Scenes from Shimla, where residents have had to line up for hours to get water from tankers since the last two weeks, might soon become rampant across India if preventive measures aren't taken.
31 May 2018
Shimla water crisis: Residents ask tourists to stay away
Shimla, the most visited hill station in India, is in the midst of a predicament that is soon set to engulf many of the world's major cities, including Bengaluru.
29 May 2018
New Chandigarh-Shimla chopper service to cover journey in 20 minutes!
From Monday, you will be able to cover the 120km Chandigarh-Shimla route in just 20 minutes, thanks to a new chopper service connecting the two.
28 May 2018
No water to drink: For days now, Shimla living worst-nightmare
The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, is reeling under acute drinking water shortage for the last seven days.
08 May 2018
Dust lashes Delhi, hail pounds Shimla, five-day alert issued
Severe hailstorm lashed Shimla today, with rains being reported from various parts in North India, including Chandigarh.
05 May 2018
Shimla: Government school teacher dismissed for sexually harassing student
A government school teacher was dismissed from service for allegedly sexually harassing a student, an official statement said today.
27 Apr 2018
Teacher held for molesting a Class 6 student in Shimla
Shimla Police today booked a school teacher for allegedly molesting a minor girl, studying in Class 6, following a complaint lodged by her.
23 Mar 2018
Sonia Gandhi takes ill in Shimla, rushed to Delhi
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who was in Shimla to inspect her under-construction house at Chharabra was rushed to the national capital after she complained of restlessness Thursday midnight.
18 Mar 2018
Molestation Case: High Court stays FIR proceedings against Jeetendra
In a major respite for Jeetendra, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has stayed further proceedings against the veteran actor in a sexual assault case filed by his cousin.
07 Mar 2018
Sexual Assault case: FIR filed against actor Jeetendra
After a complaint was lodged against Jeetendra by her cousin for sexually assaulting her 47 years ago, the Shimla Police have registered an FIR against the veteran actor.
30 Oct 2017
Illegal felling: First time ever, Shimla trees to get RFID-tags
Himachal Pradesh HC has passed an order for Shimla's civic authorities to start tagging trees with radio frequency identification tags (RFID) in order to curb their felling.
28 Oct 2017
'Ma's much better', tweets Rahul a day after Sonia's hospitalization
A day after Sonia Gandhi was rushed to hospital, son Rahul tweeted to say she is doing "much better".
02 Sep 2017
Massive landslide hits Chandigarh-Shimla highway, traffic movement halted
A massive landslide on the Chandigarh-Shimla highway has buried several cars, most of which were parked on the roadside.
30 Aug 2017
Shimla gangrape: IG, DSP among 8 cops held for custodial-death
In a rare instance, eight cops, including an IG and a DSP, have been arrested for the custodial death of a prime accused in a gangrape case in Shimla.
19 Jul 2017
Shimla: Accused in teenager's brutal gangrape-murder found dead in custody
One of the six men in custody for the brutal gangrape and murder of a teenager in Shimla was found dead in his cell at Kotkhai police station.
18 Jun 2017
Shimla municipal polls: BJP plants its flag in the hills
Following its victories in Mumbai and Delhi municipal polls, BJP has now emerged the single largest party in the Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) polls, winning 17 out of 34 seats and is inching closer to majority.
04 Dec 2016
Can't make dowry convictions without proof: HC
Acquitting a man and his family in a dowry-death case, the Delhi High Court observed that you cannot convict a man for dowry harassment without proof.