Girls once again outperformed the boys in this year's Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) Class 10 examinations, the results of which were declared on Sunday. Of the total 32 students, who made it to the merit list for top 10 positions, 23 are girls.
In the battle for the survival of the fittest, Kashmiri Khans are making efforts to improve their linguistic skills so that they are no left behind among a host of tourist guides in the Queen of Hills.
Confusion seems to be prevailing in the government, as there is seemingly a big difference between the sayings and doings of chief minister Virbhadra Singh.
On his maiden visit to politically significant district Kangra, Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Sunday asked the ministers not to ignore the grassroots party workers.
Four people were killed and five others critically injured after an electric current seeped into some houses in a Himachal Pradesh village, police said on Sunday.
Chief minister Virbhadra Singh said more micro and mini-power projects would be set up in Spiti valley so as to usher an era of prosperity and provide employment opportunities to the youth of the area.
The Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP) on Saturday attacked the ruling Congress for its “failure” to take action into corruption charges against BJP leaders. Kullu legislator and HLP president Maheshwar Singh accused the Virbhadra Singh government of failing to the take concrete action against BJP leaders.
A Tibetan rights group based at Dharamsala has claimed that repression and violence in Tibet by Chinese authorities has not only taken a toll on the lives of the repressed but also on perpetrators - the Chinese Armed Police personnel face psychological traumas caused by the horrors of job of maintaining stability in Tibet.
Madhavi Singh, 27, who hails from the Sirmaur Royal family, is playing the role of a police officer in Anurag Kashyap's "Ugly", which has been selected to be screened at the Cannes film festival in France.
Faced with mounting pressure of higher officials concerning speedy recovery of pending payments of power bills, the Solan circle power board authorities have slapped notices on the officials concerned of the irrigation and public health (IPH) department.
Transport minister GS Bali on Friday inaugurated the first-ever multiplex that has two screens and a capacity of 374 seats in Shimla. Located at the new Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT), Tutikandi, this is SRS Group's 13th multiplex in north India. The multiplex is spread across 11,000 sq ft.
The HP state secretariat of the Communist Party of India Marxist has demanded for a thorough probe into the alleged connection between the Indian Domestic league and the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA).
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) that proclaims May 17 as Tibet Solidarity Day called for the release of 11th Panchen Lama Gendhun Choekyi Nyima.
Shocked and saddened over the spot-fixing scandal involving pacer S Sreesanth and two other Rajasthan Royals' players, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) president Anurag Thakur on Friday said strict action would be taken against the tainted trio if found guilty.
The body of a teenaged girl from Punjab was found hanging from a tree in Singan village of Haroli block in the district. The deceased has been identified as Anju Devi (18), a resident of Binewal in the adjoining Garhshankar assembly segment of Punjab. According to police sources, a bus driver was the first to spot the body, who informed the villagers.