Everything you need to know about Bye Pass Road: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bye Pass Road: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shukla, who has shot several bold scenes for "B.A. Pass", says she was skeptical before signing the movie but her father encouraged her to go for it.
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) A frantic search is on for a 25-year-old Indo-Canadian man who went missing in a national park in Australia.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India and China Monday stressed on maintaining peace and tranquility along their border and on boosting trade ties, including inviting Chinese firms to invest in India in infrastructure development and increasing banking and financial cooperation.
London, May 20 (IANS) Three men have been arrested after a fracas outside a gurdwara in the city of Norwich in England.
Manali, May 20 (IANS) The majestic Rohtang Pass, which is still wrapped in a thick blanket of snow near this picturesque tourist resort of Himachal Pradesh, will be reopened for the tourists from Wednesday, an official said.
Udaipur (Himachal Pradesh), May 17 (IANS) A 3.5-km stretch of the 8.8-km-long tunnel below the 3,978-metre Rohtang Pass has been completed so far, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Friday.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) After travelling to various film festivals, now "B.A. Pass" is set for commercial release. Producer-distributor Bharat Shah has bought the global rights of the movie and debutant director Ajay Bahl feels Shah's association will "benefit the film immensely".
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 6 (ANI): The Chinese Army's withdrawl from the Daulat Beg Oldie sector in Ladakh Sunday after a 20-day tricky incursion, may have served Beijing's purpose well ahead of Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India towards the end of this month, but it raises a pertinent question mark on whether India's frontiers are secure?
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) As temperatures crossed 40 degrees Celsius in the plains of north India, Himachal Pradesh's higher reaches continued to see fresh spells of snow, a weatherman said Monday.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) New kid on the block Shadab Kamal, who is making his full-fledged debut with "B.A.Pass", has gone all bold in the 'erotic human drama' with actress Shilpa Shukla. He says "Chak De! India" actress made the experience easy for him.
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) The damage to the Rohtang Pass's fragile eco-system by the increasing tourist inflow and exhaust fumes of vehicles is likely to get curbed with the Himachal Pradesh High Court acting tough against the state government.
Manali, April 25 (IANS) The Rohtang Pass, the gateway to adventure tourism destinations of Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh, was cleared of winter snows Thursday but the traffic through the pass will be restored only by May first week, an official here said.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) As many as 10 Indian films, including those in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Bengali, will be screened at the 14th Jeonju International Film Festival, starting in South Korea Thursday.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Getting more sleep or having another cup of coffee before you drive to school or work could save your life.
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) The Met Office here Saturday evening forecast heavy snowfall on the area of Zojila Pass and Drass town in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) If one goes by its trailers, it looks like the entire unit of "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" had loads of fun. But the experience of shooting it in Shimla was quite an adventure, says director Ayan Mukherji.
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Saturday urged the Tamil Nadu government to pass a cabinet resolution to commute to life terms the death sentences of the three killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Zojila Pass, April 7 (ANI):The arterial highway connecting Ladakh to Srinagar has reopened 20 days earlier then last year allowing basic amenities and fresh food to be transported.
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) The over 400-km-long Srinagar-Leh highway was re-opened - ahead of schedule for vehicular traffic after five months Saturday, officials said.
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) A journalist of a TV news channel was killed in an avalanche near Manali in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, the police said.
Moscow, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government tiptoed away from the idea of forcing visitors to the Sochi Winter Olympics to register their personal details with the authorities.
Melbourne, Mar. 11 (ANI): Ricky Ponting is reportedly the mystery purchaser, who bought a 10 million dollar mansion on the Golden Mile of Brighton in Melbourne.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The maternal uncle of two minor murdered siblings has been arrested here along with two accomplices, police said Sunday. A hunt has been launched for a fourth accused in the crime that started as an abduction for Rs.30 lakh ransom.
New York, Feb 26 (ANI): After the recent meteor strike in Russia, two Grants Pass residents have revealed that they witnessed an unidentified flying object hovering over the Southern Oregon night sky.
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Fresh snow fell over Manali in Himachal Pradesh Saturday, making the tourist town more picturesque.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd said Thursday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French energy trader EDF Trading to jointly acquire and develop oil and gas assets in north America and trading and optimisation of US gas and LNG.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the CBI on former Commonwealth Games (CWG) organising committee chief Suresh Kalmadi's plea for quashing of FIR and proceedings against him.
Kochi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans said Wednesday's international friendly here against Palestine will test his boys' defensive skills.
Changlang, Feb 5 (ANI): The three-day long Pangsau Pass Winter Festival-2013 was recently celebrated with pomp and gaiety in Arunachal Pradesh.
Sydney, Feb 4 (ANI): A Kea parrot stole hundreds of dollars from one camper's van in New Zealand, according to reports.
Kolkata, Feb.4 (ANI): The Chinese community in Kolkata heralded their ensuing New Year with pomp and show on Sunday.
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): The Indian Air Force has been successful in assisting in the restoration of power in the Banihal region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Itanagar, Jan. 23 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh, the eastern most state of the country, being the best window to South East Asian nations, should be more accessible by reopening the historic Stillwell Road soon.
New York, Jan. 16 (ANI): 5,834 people participated in a snowball fight in Seattle to create a new Guinness World Record.
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil town which remains cut off from the country for six months due to heavy snow fall welcomed the first civil flight Monday with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on-board, an official said.
Kargil, (Jammu and Kashmir) Jan 4 (ANI): The Kargil War that transpired in 1999 brought into the limelight the isolated Drass Valley and the town of the same name that suffered the most during the three month long conflict at the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan.
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) The first batch of Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Lucknow graduates will have a reunion at an alumni meeting at the Sitapur Road campus here Dec 24-26, an official said Friday.
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience rains and snowfall this week, a weather official said here Monday.
Shimla, Nov 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Saach Pass, the gateway to the adventure tourism destination of picturesque Pangi Valley in Chamba district, has been closed for motorists due to heavy snow, an official said here Wednesday.
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) A wave of cold weather gripped Himachal Pradesh Saturday as the higher reaches experienced snowfall again. Shimla recorded a minimum of 4.1 degrees Celsius whikle in some areas temperatures slipped to below freezing point.
As it was expected earlier, the operation of the parliament session is not going on smoothly as the second day too lost in vain over the differences on the issue of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail sector between the government and opposition................
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) It was another day of disruptions in parliament Friday with both houses adjourned as differences between the government and the opposition continued over the issue of foreign investment in multi?brand retail.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Friday over issue of reservation for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in job promotions.
Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) Tiny hamlets spread over the Himalayan peaks in Lahaul Valley in Lahaul?Spiti district are bracing to meet harsh winter conditions.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of "betrayal" on the Jan Lokpal bill and warned of another protest if it was not passed before the 2014 general election.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to "urgently" pass the order on a plea filed by actor Ajay Devgn against the alleged monopolistic practices adopted by Yash Raj Films.
Manali, Oct 31 (IANS) Avoid travelling through the rugged Himalayan ranges that connect this Himachal Pradesh town with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir after Nov 10 as snowfall is likely, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) There is "no war like situation" with China but the country is better prepared than it was in 1962, when the Sino-Indian war erupted and it was caught offguard, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The welfare of soldiers was among the top priorities of the government, union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said here Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked TV Today Network and 13 others to file a reply on a defamation suit filed by the wife of Law Minister Salman Khurshid for broadcasting a programme alleging their NGO siphoned off lakhs of rupees meant for the disabled.
New York, October 12 (ANI): Amanda Bynes reportedly became frustrated that she wasn't landing roles being offered to Linsday Lohan.
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) Cycling through the rugged mountain tracks of Himachal Pradesh is on a roll. And this time, the adventurous mountain bikers are not just foreigners.
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's push for corporate investment in Kashmir to generate employment has been well-received by the youth here.
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu and Kashmir Thursday and Friday amid mass resignations by panchayat members in the wake of death threats from militants.
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) India and the US are exploring the possibilities of large scale cooperation in generation and storage of power from renewable sources like solar and wind power to make power cuts in India a thing of the past.
Shimla, Sep 29 (IANS) Seventy-five intrepid cyclists set out from here Saturday morning to conquer the rocky terrain of Himachal Pradesh for the eighth edition of the 'Hercules MTB Himachal 2012', India's premier international mountain biking rally.
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) India and the US are setting up a group to discuss financing options for encouraging energy generation through renewable sources as they explore possibilities of large scale cooperation in integration of renewables.
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Nineteen people, including seven British tourists, were killed Friday when their plane turned into a ball of fire as it crashed minutes after taking off from here.
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) It is racing time in the mountains as participants in the country's two most gruelling off-road events are all set to zoom through lofty mountains of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.
Most Indians rightly see the 1962 war between India and China, and a relatively small military defeat and the major national panic that followed, as a cathartic event. While 1962 will still be the seminal year for Sino-Indian relations, it is in 1967 that Indian and Chinese troops last clashed -- at Nathu La. Since then, not a shot has been fired across the border.
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Either 'pass or fail' seems to be the motto of 'Sur Kshetra', a musical reality show which will be aired on Colors and Sahara One channel simultaneously.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy Friday demanded passage of the Lokpal bill, the grievance redressal bill and the whistle blowers' protection bill in the ongoing monsoon session of parliament, saying the delay bodes ill for those who work against corruption and mismanagement.
Islamabad, Aug 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has confirmed that the nine persons who attacked Air Force base Kamra have been identified as being of Pakistan origin.
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra airbase have been identified as Pakistani nationals, Geo News reported.
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A new family of spiders has been discovered in a cave in America's Oregon state, and was named "Trogloraptor" for its fearsome claws.
London, August 16 (ANI): While the ghosts of the cheating scandal are still haunting Kristen Stewart, co-star Jodie Foster has assured the her that 'the public horrors of today eventually blow away'.
Manali, Aug 6 (IANS) Rohtang Pass, the crucial high altitude road link between Manali and Keylong in Himachal Pradesh, has been re-opened for traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides triggered by a cloudburst, an official said here Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Ajay Behl-directed "BA Pass" was named best film in the Indian competition category of the 12th Osian Cinefan Film Festival, while actor Shadab Kamal, who played a gigolo in the film, won the best actor award as the 10-day event concluded Sunday.
Drass (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug. 5 (ANI): Locals in Drass, the world's second coldest inhabited town, can finally get access to instant cash with bank authorities installing the first ever Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the area.
London, August 5 (ANI): John Lennon and Yoko Ono's butler Dan Richter has shared his experiences with the couple and the last dark days of The Beatles in his new book, The Dream Is Over.
Dras (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug. 5 (ANI): Locals in Dras, the world's second coldest inhabited town, can finally get access to instant cash with bank authorities installing the first ever Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the area.
Palchan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 4 (ANI): The police on Saturday evacuated people living by the riverside, as flash floods hit Solang valley here, reportedly killing one person.
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the Manali-Rohtang Pass highway due to massive landslides triggered by a cloudburst near picturesque resort of Manali, an official said Saturday. No casualties was reported.
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Protests are being staged in several cities and towns of Pakistan over unabated hours-long loadshedding, Geo News reported Wednesday.
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony has given financial approval for raising the 2nd battalion of the Arunachal Scouts.
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for conservation of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's ancestral house in Pakistan.
New York, July 16 (ANI): NBA star Jason Kidd was charged for driving under the influence of alcohol, after he rammed his SUV in a telephone pole in Hamptons on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) As India maintains the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road safety records in the world, reflecting the lack of a culture in "road use behaviour", road safety is belatedly being set to be included in the school syllabus, but not as a "boring" subject.
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) The prize distribution function for the Mughal Road Car Rally was cancelled here Monday following the death of a participating driver and critical injuries to his navigator, an official said.
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A school teacher was shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.
London, June 19 (ANI): Victoria Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is all set to grace the silver screen once more in the action flick 'Mad Max: Fury Road'.
User will only get their hands on Apple's new iOS 6 later in this year (most probably in last quarter). Much awaited operating system of Apple was unveiled at keynote presentation during World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco on Monday.
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Around 400 people, including women and children, trapped in landslides at Khardung La Pass, the world' highest motorable road, have been rescued by the personnel of the Indian Army and the police.
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 4 (IANS) A geological surprise in the form of a rivulet has sprung up during work on a tunnel below the 3,978-metre Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh.
Shimla/Manali, June 2 (IANS) The mercury continued to remain abnormally high across Himachal Pradesh Saturday, recording temperatures two to six degrees above normal, despite drizzle and mild snowfall in some areas. The temperatures at some places crossed 42 degrees Celsius.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): It is not easy to search for life on one of Jupiter's icy moons: Europa as just getting there can be a problem.
Sydney, May 29 (ANI): Spanish drivers witnessed the first real-world test of "platooning" technology, which places a vehicle at the head of a convoy, with a string of automatically driving cars trailing behind it.
As the overall performances of Delhi schools in 12 CBSE results have been declined, performance of Delhi government schools have been remained satisfactory
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Delhi's Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely Monday said that schools under the Delhi government have performed the best among government-run schools across the country in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams this year.
Kargil, May 26 (ANI): After years of demand for a tunnel across Zojila pass, the Indian Parliament, in March 2007, approved the construction of Zojila Tunnel.
London, May 21 (ANI): David Cameron, who seems to have been stung by the revelations in his new biography claiming that he is worthy of winning an Olympic gold medal for "chillaxing", has insisted that he was "completely dedicated" to the job of Prime Minister.
Kullu, May 20(ANI): The annual eight-day mountain cycling camp, organized by 'Youth Hostels Association of India', commenced here, drawing scores of foreign and national tourists.
London, May 17 (ANI): Mick Jagger may presently have a personal fortune of nearly 200 million pounds but back in the 1970s, the singer counted the pennies even when it came to prostitutes, according to a new book.
Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Screen legend Balraj Sahni was very fond of the hills and now his actor-son Parikshit Sahni is paying him a tribute by setting his first production venture - with the army as its theme - in Himachal Pradesh.
London, May 4 (ANI): Teenagers attending prom resort to various innovative tactics like using 'alcohol bra' and 'flask sandal' for getting drunk during the party, a report has said.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Britannia Industries would be targeting women, especially housewives, to boost sales of snacks to maintain its leadership in the cracker segment, a top company executive said Thursday.
Manali, April 27 (IANS) In a rigorous four-month effort, they chipped away a mountain of snow to once again link this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with the picturesque Lahaul Valley via the strategic Rohtang Pass.
Mexico City, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A group of Mexican attorneys wants to convince people that divorces are not difficult to obtain, rolling out a prepaid card that simplifies the process and can even be purchased at supermarkets.
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) After the success of a Jammu and Kashmir motor rally that traverses through the historic Mughal Road - once a favourite route of emperors Akbar and Jehangir - for two consecutive years, the Himalayan Motorsport Association (HMA) has added motrcycles to the rally this year.
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) As fresh snowfall lashed the Ladakh region, the minimum temperature dropped to minus 3.8 degrees Celsius in Kargil town Monday, making it the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir.