Everything you need to know about Kullu: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kullu: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) National carrier Air India's subsidiary Alliance Air will start regular flights between New Delhi and Dharamsala and Kullu from Wednesday, an airport official said Tuesday.
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Blaming gross human negligence behind the bus accident in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday that claimed 39 lives, state Transport Minister G.S. Bali Friday announced to constitute a four-member probe panel into the incident.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) The toll rose to 40 in the accident of a Himachal Pradesh bus which skidded off the road and plunged into the Beas river a day earlier, and the driver of the bus was arrested Thursday, police said.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) For long the tourist attractions of the desert state, six hill forts of Rajasthan have made it to the Unesco World Heritage site list this year.
Kullu, May 9 (ANI): The death toll in Himachal Pradesh bus accident has risen to 38 with the recovery of eight more bodies overnight.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) The death toll in a an accident in which a bus skidded off the road and plunged into the Beas river rose to 38, officials said Thursday. Seven people were still critical.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) Thirty-two people were killed and 13 others injured Wednesday when an overcrowded bus skidded off a road and plunged into the Beas river, officials said.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured Wednesday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and plunged into the Beas river, officials said.
Dharamsala, May 6 (IANS) Here's good news for cricket buffs. Delhi-Dharamsala flights resume from May 15, just a day before the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab at the picturesque Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association stadium here.
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.
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) With cherry orchards turning crimson and production likely to be 250 tonnes more than last year's 412 tonnes, the luscious fruit is literally on everyone's mouth in Himachal Pradesh.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A zila parishad of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday received a national award for adopting innovative measures to strengthen panchayati raj institutions, the village-level third-tier of governance, a statement said.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday sought central assistance in curbing cannabis and opium cultivation in Kullu, Mandi, Chamba and Shimla districts.
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) With the interiors of Himachal Pradesh still under
Ayodhya, Visakhapatnam, Kullu, Mar.27 (ANI): In tune with tradition, people from different walks of life have begun celebrating Holi, the festival of colour, across India.
Gaya, Mar 26 (ANI): Westerners drenched in the colours of Holi (Hindu festival of colours), and danced along with the Indians in various parts of the country.
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) Twenty-three people were killed this year in Himachal Pradesh due to heavy snow and rains, the government said Wednesday.
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's economy is expected to grow by 6.2 percent -- 1.2 percent higher than the national level -- in the next fiscal, the state's economic survey report said Wednesday.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 25 (IANS) Two tourists were drowned here Monday when a raft on which they were taking a joy ride overturned in the Beas river, police said.
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Fresh snow fell over Manali in Himachal Pradesh Saturday, making the tourist town more picturesque.
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) If you are heading to the hills of Himachal Pradesh this weekend, a fresh spell of snow is likely to greet you.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday again raised the issue of expenditure the state is incurring on the security of Tibetan spiritual leaders, the Dalai Lama and the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje and asked the central government to bear the expense.
Shimla, Feb 11 (IANS) With the interiors of Himachal Pradesh still recovering from last week's heavy snowfall, the weatherman Monday forecast more rain and snow later this week.
Manali, Feb 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has taken up the issue of restoration of flights to and from the state with the prime minister and the civil aviation minister, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Saturday.
Shimla, Feb 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla and its nearby tourist spots woke up Wednesday to a white sheet of snow, giving the resort and its neighbouring areas a picturesque look.
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) Highways and roads in many parts of Himachal Pradesh were blocked after snowfall for the second day Tuesday.
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Several parts of Himachal Pradesh Monday received moderate to heavy snow, snapping road connectivity to many areas in the higher reaches.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and sought a special financial package of Rs.7,565 crore for his state, an official said.
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Several parts of Himachal Pradesh Monday received snow, including the resort town of Manali that was wrapped in a picturesque blanket of white, while Shimla saw rain.
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) Heavy snowfall and rains are likely to lash Himachal Pradesh next week, the Met department said Sunday.
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, which is still recuperating from miseries caused by recent snowfall is set for more snow by next week, the Met Office here said Wednesday.
Shimla, Jan 27 (IANS) A cold wave is likely to grip Himachal Pradesh again with the local Met office Sunday forecasting more rain and snow in the coming week.
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) Four days after moderate to heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, more than 100 link roads across the state remained closed Monday, hampering the movement of traffic.
Kullu, Jan 21 (ANI): A fresh layer of snow has disrupted power, water supply and blocked the national highway in the Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh, causing discomfort to both tourists and residents.
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) The most popular tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh, Manali Sunday saw the season's lowest temperature of 6.2 degrees Celsius below freezing point.
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) Shimla and Manali Saturday woke to a heavy blanket of snow and no electricity. But the white mantle transformed the tourist resorts, making them even more picturesque.
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall continued across Himachal Pradesh for the second day Friday, and the government advised local people and tourists not to venture to the state's higher reaches.
New Delhi/Srinagar/Kullu, Jan 18 (ANI): Heavy down pour with hailstorm in New Delhi intensified cold, as mercury took a further plunge and added to the woes of the locals.
Shimla/Manali, Jan 18 (IANS) With a picturesque blanket of white covering much of the landscape and a weekend beckoning, tourists poured into Himachal Pradesh towns such as Manali, Dalhousie and Shimla Friday.
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) After a long break, popular tourist resorts Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie got fresh snow Thursday, while the lower hills across Himachal Pradesh were lashed by rains, pushing down the mercury by several notches.
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) After a long break, popular tourist resorts Shimla and Manali got fresh snow Thursday, triggering cold in Himachal Pradesh.
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) A cold wave is likely to grip Himachal Pradesh with heavy rain and snow forecast in the next few days, the Met office here said Tuesday.
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Hindus Sunday took a holy dip in rivers in Himachal Pradesh on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) The minimum temperature in Himachal Pradesh dipped further Thursday despite dry weather, with Keylong recording minus 9.9 degrees celsius.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): People across India face the wrath of dipping mercury, as the cold wave further intensified in several parts of the country with minimum temperature dropping to 4.8 degrees Celsius in the national capital Delhi.
Lucknow/ New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): People across India face the wrath of dipping mercury, as the cold wave further intensified in several parts of the country.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): People across India face the wrath of dipping mercury, as the cold wave further intensified in several parts of the country. The death toll has reached to 92 due to cold in north India.
Kullu, Dec 30 (ANI): An unabated cold wave swept through Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Sunday, leaving the residents distressed and forcing them to stay within the confines of their houses.
Shimla, Dec 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla Friday woke up to a white sheet of snow, turning the hill station more picturesque. The minimum temperature recorded at the freezing point.
Shimla, Dec 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla Friday woke up to a white sheet of snow, turning the hill station more picturesque.
Shimla, Dec 13 (IANS) The green bench of Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered imposition of up to Rs.200 as fine for first-time offenders littering public spaces and asked the government to consider imposing a higher penalty.
Shimla, Dec 11 (IANS) Popular tourist resort Manali Tuesday saw snowfall but Shimla received only snowflakes, and cold in Himachal Pradesh intensified, a weather official said here.
Shimla, Dec 11 (IANS) Tourist spots near Shimla and Manali Tuesday morning saw mild spells of snowfall, a weather official said here, intensifying cold wave conditions in Himachal Pradesh.
Kullu/Srinagar, Dec.7 (ANI): A cold wave is sweeping through most of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, leaving local residents distressed.
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) A month after the festival of lights, the Buddhi Diwali or dark Diwali that involves dancing around bonfires and animal sacrifices will be celebrated in parts of interior Himachal Pradesh from Dec 13.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Nov.27 (ANI): Intense dry cold conditions and lack of rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has taken a toll on the Rabi Crop as well as on apples and other fruits.
Shimla, Nov 25 (IANS) In a setback to Asian Development Bank funded state?run hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, a judicial panel hearing environment?related cases has stopped project authorities from utilising forest area, activists said Sunday.
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.
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.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Nov.18 (ANI): A cold wave sweeping through Himachal Pradesh, and particularly through its Kullu District, has left residents of the region distressed.
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Products of Himachal Pradesh, especially woollens and handicrafts, are quite popular in the India International Trade Fair-2012, pavilion director R.R. Patyal said here Thursday.
Shimla, Nov 10 (IANS) The apple season in Himachal Pradesh has almost come to an end with the total production around 20 percent less than the normal of 2.50 crore boxes of 20 kg each, an official said here Saturday.
Shimla, Nov 9 (IANS) Flights to and from Himachal Pradesh have been suspended for over a month now, and this has started impacting the tourism sector - a major source of income for the state, officials said here Friday.
Shimla, Nov 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has registered a voter turnout of 73.92 percent in the Nov 4 assembly elections instead of 75 percent as reported earlier, the Election Commission (EC) said here Tuesday, scaling down the figures after final checkup.
Shimla, Nov 3 (IANS) Trudging up miles of rugged, cold and inhospitable terrain of the trans-Himalayas to conduct the election process in the interiors of Himachal Pradesh is a backbreaking task. But this is what India's democracy is all about.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct. 31 (ANI): Cultural troupes from across India participated in an International folk Dance festival in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, to promote and preserve the region's traditional folk dances.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct. 30 (ANI): Hindu devotees in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh thronged the famous Lord Raghunath Temple to perform special prayers on the occasion of Kullu Dussehra.
Shimla, Oct 26 (IANS) The Congress Brij Behari Lal Butail, a leading tea grower in the Kangra Valley, leads the group of 146 rich assembly poll candidates in Himachal Pradesh who have assets worth Rs.one crore or more.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh)/Ajmer/Ludhiana, Oct.25 (ANI): It was a sea of humanity as thousands of people, including domestic and foreign tourists, thronged the hill station of Kullu to celebrate Dusshera.
Shimla/New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after his purported threat to the media over charges of income tax evasion and money laundering, Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Virbhadra Singh Wednesday took a U-turn and said he respected the media.
Shimla/New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after his purported threat to the media, Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Virbhadra Singh Wednesday took a U-turn and said he respected the media.
Shimla/New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Irked over allegations of income tax evasion and money laundering, Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Virbhadra Singh threatened the media. The Congress apologized for his behaviour.
Shimla, Oct 24 (IANS) Irked over allegations of income tax evasion and money laundering, Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Virbhadra Singh lost his cool and threatened the media.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 24 (IANS) The deities of Kullu Valley won't get the 'blessings' of politicians in the week-old Kullu Dussehra festival that began here Wednesday -- thanks to the Election Commission.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Cultural ties between India and Russia have got a boost with the signing of a protocol between both the countries for a festival to be held Oct 24- Nov 4 in New Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct. 15 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans performed special prayers for global peace in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.
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.
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 8 (IANS) The 14th edition of the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest motor rallies, lacks preparedness to handle disasters. It is not equipped to clear an accident site expeditiously, rallyists said Monday.
Shimla, Oct 1 (IANS) Officials of Himachal Pradesh and the International Centre of the Roerichs (ICR), which manages Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's estate in India, Monday agreed to greater collaboration in future, an official statement said here. The government of Himachal Pradesh and ICR are set to ink a pact Tuesday to this effect.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 1 (ANI): The Centre's recent nod to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail has found unlikely support among the apple growers of Himachal Pradesh, who anticipate profits with the elimination of middlemen.
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.
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.
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday laid the foundation stone of 1,200-metre long Bangana-Dhaneta road tunnel that will connect Una and Hamirpur districts, an official said here. The project will cost over Rs.145 crore.
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), which manages Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's estate in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, has over 8,000 artefacts, including his 37 rare paintings, an official said Tuesday.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sept 16 (ANI): A landslide in Kullu has left the Manali- Leh Highway blocked for more than 14 hours, leaving people stranded amidst chaos and traffic bottlenecks.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sept 2 (ANI): Religious leader Dagpo Rinpoche kicked off the annual thirteen-day preaching session on the 52nd Tibetan Democracy Day here on Sunday.
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The uranium content in the groundwater of Himachal Pradesh is not at alarming levels, a minister said here Wednesday.
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Heavy rainfall will continue across Himachal Pradesh in the next 24 hours, a weather official said Sunday evening.
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The Castle Naggar, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation's prime hotel in the the picturesque Kullu valley, has been given heritage status, an official said Thursday.
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The price of crisp, crunchy and juicy apples of Himachal Pradesh, India's main apple basket, has crashed due to oversupply of the fruit, traders said Sunday.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) In the run up to assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday announced sops for government employees and pensioners.
Kullu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar was Wednesday honoured by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal for winning an Olympic silver medal.
Shimla/Manali, Aug 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is expected to get nearly 50,000 tourists during the three-day weekend starting with the Janmashtami holiday Friday, officials said Thursday.
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 10 revellers at a rave party, attended mainly by foreigners, were detained in the picturesque Manikaran Valley of Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday.
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, July 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka have signed a deal for the sale of Himachali handicrafts and handlooms in the southern state, an official said Saturday.
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday gave green signal to construction of two mega all-weather tunnels at a cost of Rs.500 crore.
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) The long dry spell during the monsoon season may see apple production in Himachal Pradesh falling by 20 percent from the projected 25 million boxes of 20 kg each but this will still be higher than last year's production of 14 million boxes.
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) Wildlife officials in Himachal Pradesh are euphoric over the resumed breeding of a highly endangered pheasant species.
Kullu, July 2 (ANI): In an endeavor to reorganize and energize the party ahead of the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly polls, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will be arriving here on a two-day visit today.