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  1. Thundershowers, snow lash Himachal PradeshRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 |

    The residents of Shimla shivered as overnight rain brought down the minimum temperature. According to the Met Office here, precipitation across the state would continue till Tuesday.


  2. Thundershowers, snow lash Himachal PradeshRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Nerve News

    Thundershowers and snow on Monday lashed Himachal Pradesh, causing temperatures to drop. The residents of Shimla shivered as overnight rain brought down the minimum temperature.


  3. Boulder to partner with Indian city on climate responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Daily Camera

    People walk on a snow-covered road next to a statue of the late Mahatma Gandhi after a heavy snowfall in Shimla, India, in 2012. Through the International City/County Management Association's CityLinks Climate Adaptation Partnership Program, Boulder is partnering with Shimla to work on climate change response.


  4. Himachal may get heavy rain, thundershowersRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 |

    After days of dry weather and rising mercury, the hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm in the next two days, the Met department said on Saturday. It said western disturbance - a storm system originating from the Mediterranean-Caspian Sea region and moving across the Afghanistan-Pakistan region - would be active in the region on March 29 and 30 with chances of heavy rain and thundershowers at some places in the state.


  5. Himachal fails to ply CNG vehicles on Rohtang despite orderRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 |

    The Himachal Pradesh government is doing little to implement an order to ply CNG buses on the majestic Rohtang Pass, an area that is staring at ecological destruction. In a written reply to the assembly on March 12, State Transport Minister G.S. Bali said there is no proposal to start compressed natural gas buses in the high hills.


  6. Paperless assembly will save Rs.15 crore: Himachal governorRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 |

    Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday praised the successful implementation of India's first paperless e-Vidhan Sabha that will help the state save Rs.15 crore every year. "It is a matter of pleasure to inform the members that the e-Vidhan Sabha system was started from August 4, 2014, in the Vidhan Sabha to ensure paperless work of the house and the various committees.


  7. Fresh snowfall in ShimlaRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 |

    Tourists thronged Kufri hill station in Himachal Pradesh after it received fresh snowfall in the first week of March. A white blanket covered the entire hill station bringing delight to the tourists.


  8. Avalanche threat in HimachalRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 |

    Due to heavy snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh in the last few days, the state disaster management authority on Saturday issued an avalanche warning in some areas, especially in Chamba district. "The people are advised not to venture out in avalanche-prone areas on Sunday and to stay indoors," an official from the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority said.


  9. Shimla receives fresh snowfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Times of India

    The picturesque tourist spot Shimla in Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall. As the state received continuous snowfall and rainfall for 24 hours, temperatures remained below freezing point.


  10. Shimla, Manali receive more snowRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Nerve News

    The picturesque tourist resorts of Shimla and Manali received more snow on Monday as the temperatures remained below the freezing point at most places in Himachal Pradesh, a weather official said. Kalpa in Kinnaur district was the coldest in the state with a low of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius.


  11. Manali, Kalpa in Himachal get more snowRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 |

    The picturesque tourist resorts Manali and Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday saw more snow which lent the resorts and its neighbouring areas a more beautiful look. The minimum temperature recorded at Kalpa, some 250 km from the state capital, was minus 4 degrees Celsius with 11 cm snow, the weather office here said.


  12. RTI, a weapon for personal use in Himachal?Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 |

    The Right to Information Act is fast turning into a weapon for government employees to settle professional scores in Himachal Pradesh. Though the maintainability of the pleas filed by one government employee against another for information pertaining to professional conduct is debatable, the filing of such "frivolous" or "personal-in-nature" applications is on the rise despite a state information commission directive in this regard.


  13. Himachal to get more snowfall next weekRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 |

    The hills of Himachal Pradesh, which saw snow and rain in the past four days, would be in line for more precipitation next week, said the Met office. "The western disturbances will be quite active in the Himalayan region and its adjoining plains from Feb 23, which would ultimately bring more rainfall and snowfall," an official of the meteorological department told IANS.


  14. No fresh swine flu case in HimachalRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 |

    There was no fresh case of swine flu Friday in Himachal Pradesh, though 16 positive cases and three deaths have been recorded till date in the state, a health official said. Sixteen of the total 63 suspected cases have been found positive for this disease in Himachal Pradesh, state surveillance officer Rajesh Guleri told IANS.


  15. Indian Summers: Visiting the town made famous by the Channel 4 seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Independent

    At first I blamed the monkeys. It had been with an inward smile that I'd read that a new series about the twilight years of the Raj that would be coming to our television screens.


  16. Shimla and 'Indian Summers': The mountain resort that was all the RajRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Independent

    Harriet O'Brien is a travel writer and award-winning author. Her first book Forgotten Land, a rediscovery of Burma was published just before she joined The Independent, her second Queen Emma and Vikings, a few years after she left.


  17. Dalai Lama's abode to be linked with ropewayRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's abode at McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh, which has gained prominence for attracting a steady stream of Tibet enthusiasts, Buddhist scholars and backpackers, would be linked with a ropeway, an official said here Friday. The cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, approved three ropeways.


  18. Alliance Air conducts test-flight to ShimlaRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 |

    The national carrier Air India's subsidiary Alliance Air Wednesday conducted a test-flight to restart regular service between New Delhi and Himachal Pradesh's capital, an airport official said. The trial run of a 42-seat plane was successful and the scheduled flights are likely to start by this month, airport in-charge Parvindra Tiwari told IANS.


  19. Sunny Wednesday in Himachal after days of snowRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Nerve News

    Two days after moderate to heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, it was a bright sunny Wednesday. It is bright and sunny after two days of widespread snow and rain in the state, an official of Met department told IANS here.


  20. Snow trekking thrills tourists in ShimlaRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 |

    A fresh spell of snow in Himachal Pradesh state attracted a large number of tourists and adventure sports lovers to undertake snow trekking in the serene beauty of the picturesque valley. Snow trekking is a popular adventure sport among tourists in Shimla.