Sep 25, 2021 05:26 PM IST
'When the pandemic struck, PM Modi's first thought was to ensure the wellbeing of poor, migrant brothers and sisters, ' the commerce and industry minister said.
- Jul 06, 2021 03:00 PM IST
Only two Shimla cinemas were left by last year but when India went into a national coronavirus lockdown, the Ritz folded too. Movie houses were only allowed to open again last October but were forced to shut again in April after a vicious new wave of COVID cases that dwarfed the previous year's outbreak.
- Jan 02, 2021 08:21 PM IST
The MeT Centre issues colour-coded warnings to alert the public ahead of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause "damage, widespread disruption and/or danger to life".
- Nov 17, 2020 05:47 PM IST
Sledge drivers, woollen shops and skiing instructors are hoping the tourist rush picks up due to the season's first snowfall.
- Aug 14, 2018 01:12 PM IST
The second highest showers were witnessed, with 172.6 mm rains recorded in 24 hours as per the data recorded at 8.30 am on August 13, Met Centre Director Manmohan Singh said.
- Jun 22, 2018 05:28 PM IST
Water is still being rationed in the capital city of Himachal Pradesh with supply being provided every alternate day.
- Jun 07, 2018 10:31 PM IST
He said that he recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and submitted a proposal for drinking water project for Shimla. It was on his request that the prime minister sent a team of Central Water Commission to the state.
- Jun 05, 2018 07:15 PM IST
Multi-storied structures have come up in and around Shimla creating water shortage and parking problems but with political considerations leading to a push for regularising the illegal structures, an additional 20,000 water connections could be added, further worsening the situation.
- Jun 04, 2018 07:43 PM IST
Residents of Shimla blame the Himachal Pradesh state's mismanagement for the worst-ever shortage, as water resources dry up in the drought-hit region.
- Jun 04, 2018 12:42 PM IST
The Municipal Corporation has managed to plug some leakages and pilferages increasing the daily water supply in Shimla by 10 MLD.
- Jun 03, 2018 08:40 PM IST
Officials blame reduced snowfall and rainfall in higher reaches last winter season for the shortage in water supply
- May 30, 2018 11:36 PM IST
The high court, which on Tuesday ordered stringent water-saving measures, has now asked the Shimla Municipal Corporation to disconnect water supply to hotels which do not pay their pending water charges within two days.
- May 28, 2018 10:00 PM IST
A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Ajay Mohan Goel said, “The problem of water scarcity within Shimla town, as highlighted, takes us to yet another issue and that being as to whether any new construction should be allowed to come up within the municipal limits of Shimla town at all or not."
- Mar 23, 2018 03:25 PM IST
Senior Medical Superintendent at Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) Hospital Dr Ramesh Chand said he received a call from the doctor accompanying Sonia Gandhi asking for arranging an ambulance for her.
- May 28, 2017 03:01 PM IST
Having repeatedly failed to buy land for office and residential complex around Ridge area on Mall Road in Shimla, the RBI has lowered its requirements and started scouting for smaller rental premises in Chhota Shimla.
- Oct 20, 2016 01:01 PM IST
While the scramble to buy a home is a painful rite of passage for many in the metros, the upwardly mobile and affluent are being tempted by all manner of options when it comes R
- Jul 18, 2016 07:50 PM IST
This week On Club Mahindra's India Travelogue, visit the land of snowy peaks and a river valley, Manali and Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
- May 11, 2016 12:02 PM IST
HP Minister Sudhir Sharma yesterday met Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi and urged him to include Shimla in Smart City Mission as it was a famous international tourist destination, besides being the state capital.
- Apr 06, 2016 07:30 AM IST
The storm flattened standing wheat crop in mid and lower hills and caused extensive damage to stone fruit and vegetable crops.
- Mar 12, 2016 11:54 AM IST
Hailstorm, squall and snowfall are considered harmful for stone fruit crop which is in the flowering stage and standing wheat crop in the lowers hills, ready for harvesting.
- Jul 09, 2015 01:49 PM IST
The MET department has predicted heavy rains and thundershowers to continue across the state for the next two days.
- Jun 08, 2012 08:36 PM IST
Himachal: Showers, thunderstorms keep mercury near normal
- Jul 08, 2011 09:14 PM IST
Nahan in Sirmaur district received 110 mm of rains till this evening, followed by Kasauli 63 mm, Pachhad 60 mm, Dharamsala and Renuka 45 mm each, Gohar 37 mm, Mandi 30 mm and Shimla 20 mm.