Shimla

  • LS polls: AAP fields Sunil Digambar Kulkarni against Modi in Vadodara 08-04-2014 12:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has announced to field Sunil Digambar Kulkarni from Vadodara against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and Congress's Madhusudan Mistry. AAP has also announced Subash Chander as its candidate from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh against sitting MP Virendra Kashyap and Congress's Mohan...
  • Watch: It's March, but Shimla, Kashmir are still covered with snow 12-03-2014 10:25 AM

    Tourists are having a great time as snowfall hasn't ended even as March begins. While Shimla received moderate snowfall on March 11, Kashmir received heavy snowfall. ...
  • Shimla witnesses heavy snowfall; foggy morning in Delhi 16-02-2014 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: No respite from weather woes in North India. Shimla on Saturday witnessed heavy snowfall while Delhi woke up to substantial fog on Sunday. The minimum temperature was recorded at minus one degrees Celsius in Shimla. The Met officials have said that the snowfall is likely to continue. The...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall in Shimla 15-02-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: There is no respite from the cold in North India. After heavy snowfall in Shimla, highways and roads in many parts of Himachal Pradesh were blocked on Friday. The minimum temperature in Shimla was 1 degree Celsius and in Manali was minus 1 degree Celsius. Met officials said...
  • North India battles extreme cold, Shimla, Srinagar snowed in 22-12-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: North India is battling with extreme cold conditions with temperatures dropping to a new low everyday. In Jammu the temperature has dropped to 4 degree Celsius and in Srinagar, the temperature is minus 3 degree Celsius. Shimla and Srinagar too are witnessing the first snowfall of the season....
  • AK Antony to visit LoC to review situation 28-10-2013 07:29 PM

    The situation along the Line of Control and the International Border, which have been witnessing frequent ceasefire violations, came up for a review at a high-level meeting headed by Defence Minister AK Antony,on Monday. The issue of ceasefire violation was discussed at the meeting attended by National Security Adviser Shivshankar...
  • Sunidhi Chauhan to sing TV show 'Tumhari Pakhi' title song 21-10-2013 04:29 PM

    Mumbai: Playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan will lend her voice for the title song of the upcoming TV show 'Tumhari Pakhi', based on Saratchandra Chattopadhyay's novel 'Naba Bidhan'. Sunidhi has been signed for the title track and she will record it soon, said a source. Sachin Gupta, who has composed for...
  • 19 killed as bus rolls down 600 feet deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh 27-09-2013 11:13 AM

    Shimla: Nineteen people were killed and another critically injured when a bus rolled down a 600-feet deep gorge near Ransua-Jabrog village in Sirmaur district this morning. The bus with 20 passengers on board was on its way from Uchha Takkar to Renuka when the mishap occurred.The bus broke into pieces...
  • Three Nepalese nationals arrested for theft at Shimla temple 04-08-2013 03:21 AM

    With the arrest of three Nepali nationals, Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have solved a murder-dacoity case in which religious idols worth crores of rupees were stolen from a temple in Shimla. "On the night of 22 July four people namely barged into the centuries old temple of 'Devta...
  • Heavy showers lash Himachal, snowfall in high-altitude areas 27-05-2013 05:41 PM

    Shimla: Heavy showers lashed most parts of Himachal Pradesh on Monday while high-altitude tribal areas received another spell of snowfall, providing the much needed relief to people from the scorching sun. The mercury, which was running six to eight degrees above normal for the past two weeks, plummeted after rains...
  • Ayan Mukerji wants to remake his grandfather's film 'Love in Simla' 17-05-2013 12:37 PM

    Mumbai: Director Ayan Mukerji would love to remake his grandfather Sashadhar Mukherjee's 1960 film 'Love in Simla'. "I loved 'Love in Simla'. I don't think many people are aware of it. If I would ever have to remake a film, it would be this movie as I loved it a...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Twelve dead in road accident 15-04-2013 10:51 AM

    Shimla: Twelve people, some of them children, were killed in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a 700-metre-deep gorge while they were on their way back from playing a cricket match, police said on Monday. The accident took place on Sunday night....
  • Poverty, corruption are Congress gifts to people: Gadkari 27-10-2012 07:24 PM

    Shimla: A day after getting the backing of the party, BJP chief Nitin Gadkari, who is facing allegations of dubious funding of his companies, on Saturday made a scathing attack on the Congress on the issues of corruption, bad governance and unemployment. Addressing election rallies at Reckong Peo in tribal...
  • Winter chill grows with rains in North India 07-01-2012 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: Friday proved to be the coldest day of the year in many parts of North India. In Delhi, the maximum temperature plummeted to the season's lowest of 16.9 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature, however, was 12.4 degrees. The city also experienced rain and a hailstorm. The Met department...
  • The mystery behind Shimla's 'Scandal Point' 03-01-2012 01:08 PM

    Chandigarh: It is a famous address in a famous city and among the must visit spots for tourists. But exactly why Shimla's 'Scandal Point' has been named so is still a tantalizing mystery. The only thing agreed upon is that the place, situated in the queen of hills where the...
  • Criminalize sending of unwanted SMS, says HP govt 03-01-2012 09:10 AM

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government proposes to make sending of an unwanted message on mobile phone a cognizable offence, Director General of Police DS Manhas said in Shimla on Monday. "There is a proposal to amend the police rule under the State Police Act to declare the sending of unwanted messages...
  • Breast cancer survivor's book a moving tale 25-10-2011 01:30 PM

    Shimla: A breast cancer survivor has penned a book narrating her innate struggle and eventual triumph. The book, 'Sunshine: My Encounter with Cancer', by Shimla-based writer Minakshi Chaudhry was released by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Monday. This is the author's 10th book. "I had breast cancer and my...
  • Kangana danced for sister's wedding 12-05-2011 03:00 PM

    Actress Kangana Ranaut had a blast at her sister's wedding and danced on her hit number Kadi sadi gali bhul ke vi aaya karo at one of the wedding functions Kangana's elder sister got married Wednesday at their family home in Bhambla village in Mandi district, some 200 km from...
  • 'Ghost writer' back to her spooky ways 06-12-2010 06:35 PM

    Shimla: Less than six years after she came out with her first book of ghost stories, writer Minakshi Chaudhry is penning another collection of spooky tales based on Shimla. "Real, strange and eerie tales which were not included in my first book 'Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills', will be part...
  • HP teacher gives national award money to Leh kids 06-09-2010 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: A teacher, who was presented a national award by President Pratibha Patil for her outstanding contribution to the field of education on Sunday, donated the cash prize of Rs 25,000 to create education infrastructure for the flood-affected children of Leh. Dr Meera Singh, Principal of the Laureate Public...