Alert sounded in Himachal as major rivers cross danger mark

Shimla: A high alert has been sounded in Shimla, Kinnaur, Bilaspur, Mandi and Kullu districts following reports of rising water level in all major rivers as moderate to heavy rainfall continued across the state. Shimla DC, JS Rana said, ‘Continuous rainfall in Kinnaur and Shimla districts has abnormally increased the water level in the Satluj […]

Two killed in Shimla as heavy rains throws life out of gear in Himachal

Shimla: Torrential rains triggered landslides in Himachal Pradesh throwing normal life out of gear, According to the Met office Shimla received 72.3 mm of rain on Sunday. Two labourers were killed and three were injured when boulders and debris fell on their temporary hutment in Kanlog area in Shimla on Sunday. Superintendent of Police R.M. Sharma […]

Himachal to install 10 MW solar power stations by 2017

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation has fixed a target to install 10 MW solar power stations by the year 2017 in the State. The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission keeping in view the central policy directive of mandatory solar power purchase obligations has come out with a regulation recently to start with 0.1 percent solar […]

Green tax on cards in Shimla

Shimla: Municipal Corporation Shimla is planning to impose green tax on vehicles entering the town bearing registration number of other states. Times of India has reported that Shimla Municipal Corporation has decided to again approach the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh government to seek its approval so that it could raise much-needed funds. Commissioner AN Sharma said […]

Mercury again on the rise in Himachal

Shimla: It was a hot day in Himachal Pradesh on Friday as the mercury again rose through out the state with temprature crossing the 40 degree mark in Una town, a met official said. Una town was the hottest in the state with a high of 41.6 degrees Celsius. ‘Temperatures remained on the higher side […]

Himachal HC stays pollution notice to Wildflower Hall

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court today stayed the notice of the state pollution control board given to the Oberoi Wildflower Hall hotel for violating pollution norms. A division bench of Justice RB Mishra and Justice VK Ahuja, while staying the notice, directed the government and the pollution control board to file a reply within […]

Rain snow in Himachal brings temperature down

Shimla: A day after when hot weather conditions broke all records in Himachal Pradesh fresh snow in higher reaches and rains in mid hills on Friday brought the temperatures down by several notches in the state. According to the Met office, high-altitude areas of Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Kullu received mild spell of snow during early […]

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake in Rohru area of Himachal

Shimla: An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Ritcher scale was recorded on Friday in Himachal Pradesh at 12.55 in the afternoon. The quake has been confirmed by the US based USGS website which records earthquake hazards all over the world. As per site the epic centre of the quake was 31.210°N, 77.871°E which lies […]

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