- May 24, 2015 20:23 IST
The hotel bookings in Manli have witnessed a sharp decline ever since the taxi-operators went on strike here. Not only that, people are cancelling bookings after enquiring about the situation.
- May 24, 2015 20:15 IST
The Himachal government anticipated a marked increase in revenues from the uniform tax structure, which other states and union territories in the region - Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Chandigarh - have agreed to implement.
- May 24, 2015 09:52 IST
The queen of hills, Shimla, is seeing a huge tourist influx as the strike by the operators has people making a beeline to it.
- May 23, 2015 19:09 IST
Tightening its noose around the rumour- mongers, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Kangra police on Saturday questioned some youth, who shared unverified information on social networking sites about the Dharamsala gang rape that turned out to be a hoax.
- May 23, 2015 18:45 IST
Taking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's mockery of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as a "suit-boot ki Sarkar" (a government for the well-heeled and an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his suits), a step further, the Congress alleged on Saturday that the Central government 'suited' the rich and showed the 'boot' to the poor.
- May 23, 2015 17:06 IST
The Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued stringent directions for removal of all encroachments on roads in Shimla Municipal area, asking authorities to take action against offenders under various laws and revoke licences of shopkeepers indulging in repeated violations.
- May 22, 2015 20:03 IST
Himachal Pradesh government reimburses the mobile phone bills of officers to make them more responsive towards the public and their representatives. But the officers allegedly have now become discourteous and are reluctant to attend the calls on their mobile phones, much to the chagrin of public representatives.
- May 22, 2015 09:26 IST
After the National Green Tribunal extended the ban on diesel run tourist vehicles on the Leh-Manali road, the state transport department is deliberating on alternative modes of pollution-free transport in view of difficulties in ensuring CNG gas supply in Kullu.
- May 22, 2015 19:47 IST
Himachal Pradesh high court on Friday stayed an order of the special judge (forest), Shimla, to summon former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal in a case of reemployment of retired IPS AN Sharma allegedly against rules.
- May 22, 2015 19:58 IST
Former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Friday hit out at chief minister Virbhadra Singh over bad condition of roads the across the state.
- May 22, 2015 20:00 IST
Chief minister Virbhadra Singh despite not being convinced with Niti Aayog, stating that it has no directive about special status for Himachal and Uttarakhand, lauded the Centre for its 'Make in India' concept.
- May 21, 2015 21:55 IST
The police said during questioning of the suspect arrested for allegedly hacking more than 20 social media accounts, Arvind Singhal, it learnt the methods employed by him to break into the accounts. Singhal was apprehended on May 15 after a local astrologer, Sarvesh Sharma, filed a complaint with the police saying his Facebook page ID was hacked and misused for recharging mobile phones.
- May 21, 2015 21:41 IST
After it was established beyond the shadow of a doubt that the whole affair was nothing but a false rumour, it is now the turn of the social media to come under the scanner.
- May 21, 2015 21:28 IST
Coming on the heels of the National Green Tribunal's ban on diesel run vehicles on the Rohtang Pass, the strike by taxi operators has dealt another blow to the struggling tourism and hospitality industry in the region. On Thursday taxis remained off the road for the third day, aggravating problems for hoteliers as well as visitors.
- May 21, 2015 18:06 IST
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday stoked a controversy by saying that the alleged gang-rape of a student of the local Government Post-Graduate College was an attempt to 'malign somebody'.