Articles about Shimla

5 offbeat tourist destinations near Shimla

04 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist destinations near Shimla

Popularly known as the "Queen of Hill Stations," Shimla is a must-visit tourist spot for those who love clear skies, fresh air, adventure, nature, and mountains.

5 hill stations in India for a summer destination wedding

25 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 hill stations in India for a summer destination wedding

Hill stations are a popular place to get married, especially in the summers.

5 popular things to do in Kufri

12 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular things to do in Kufri

Kufri is extremely accessible from all parts of the country by both train and air.

5 most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh

08 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh has been every Indian traveler's paradise destination for ages now.

Top 5 things to do in Mashobra

29 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 things to do in Mashobra

If you are an adventure enthusiast, then Mashobra is the perfect place for your summer vacation.

5 things to do when in Kufri

17 Dec 2021

Lifestyle
5 things to do when in Kufri

Located a short distance away from Shimla, Kufri is a beautiful resort hill station that should be on the list of every adventure enthusiast.

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide in Jeori blocks the Shimla-Kinnaur highway

06 Sep 2021

India
Himachal Pradesh: Landslide in Jeori blocks the Shimla-Kinnaur highway

A massive landslide occurred at Jeori in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh this morning, blocking the National Highway 5 (Shimla-Kinnaur highway).

Centre prepared to tackle possible COVID-19 third wave: Anurag Thakur

20 Aug 2021

Politics
Centre prepared to tackle possible COVID-19 third wave: Anurag Thakur

The Centre is fully ready to tackle a possible third wave of COVID-19 and a provision of Rs. 23,123 has been made for this purpose, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said on Friday.

Negative COVID-19 report or full vaccination must for visiting Himachal

11 Aug 2021

India
Negative COVID-19 report or full vaccination must for visiting Himachal

The Himachal Pradesh government has made negative COVID-19 report or full vaccination mandatory for people intending to visit the hill state from August 13.

Himachal sees tourist influx due to snowfall, new year celebrations

30 Dec 2020

India
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.

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

07 Oct 2020

India
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.

Top five places to visit in India during winters

21 Nov 2019

Lifestyle
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.

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

20 Oct 2019

Delhi
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.

Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off

15 May 2019

Politics
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.

Shimla rape case: Victim takes U-turn, withdraws charges before magistrate

04 May 2019

India
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.

Himachal reels under intense cold, -10 degree Celsius in Lahaul-Spiti

07 Dec 2018

India
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.

Tourists to enjoy Railways' first hop-on-hop-off service on Kalka-Shimla route

02 Dec 2018

India
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.

Himachal Pradesh: Fresh snowfall, rain bring temperature down

15 Nov 2018

India
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.

After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala

22 Oct 2018

India
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.

Shimla: Three couples among 13 dead in road accident

22 Sep 2018

India
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.

Yug Gupta case: Shimla court sentences three men to death

05 Sep 2018

India
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.

Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed

13 Aug 2018

India
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.

#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India

10 Aug 2018

India
#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.

HP: Postal-bookings in Shimla to resume tomorrow after CSI upgradation

26 Jun 2018

India
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.

After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next

14 Jun 2018

India
After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next

Shimla is still reeling under acute scarcity of water.

Lightning kills 18 in Bihar, UP and Odisha

09 Jun 2018

India
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.

Amid Shimla's water-crisis, 62 ordinary people, the 'key-holders,' become VIPs

07 Jun 2018

India
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.

Not just Shimla, many cities, hill-stations on verge of water-crisis

05 Jun 2018

India
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.

Shimla water crisis: Residents ask tourists to stay away

31 May 2018

India
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.

New Chandigarh-Shimla chopper service to cover journey in 20 minutes!

29 May 2018

India
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.

No water to drink: For days now, Shimla living worst-nightmare

28 May 2018

India
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.

Dust lashes Delhi, hail pounds Shimla, five-day alert issued

08 May 2018

India
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.

Shimla: Government school teacher dismissed for sexually harassing student

05 May 2018

India
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.

Teacher held for molesting a Class 6 student in Shimla

27 Apr 2018

India
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.

Sonia Gandhi takes ill in Shimla, rushed to Delhi

23 Mar 2018

India
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.

Molestation Case: High Court stays FIR proceedings against Jeetendra

18 Mar 2018

Entertainment
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.

Sexual Assault case: FIR filed against actor Jeetendra

07 Mar 2018

Entertainment
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.

Illegal felling: First time ever, Shimla trees to get RFID-tags

30 Oct 2017

India
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.

'Ma's much better', tweets Rahul a day after Sonia's hospitalization

28 Oct 2017

Politics
'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".