Everything you need to know about Mandi Sangwali: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Mandi Sangwali: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Political activity in Himachal Pradesh has picked up ahead of the announcement of the by-election to the Mandi parliamentary seat.
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.
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.
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.
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 3 (IANS) Delhi Metro has completed 70 percent of work at the new Janpath Metro station which will decongest the bustling Rajiv Chowk Metro station, an official said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) A man involved in online betting on cricket was Saturday arrested in Haryana and 140 mobile phones seized, police said here.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A 20-year-old sanitation worker, who was reported missing from his house since Jan 12, was found dead here, police said Monday.
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 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday resigned as member of the Lok Sabha.
Mandi, Oct 29 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday mocked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, describing him as 'Maun (Silent) Mohan Singh'.
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Brought together by politics, they have turned from foes to friends and are all set to fight it out jointly in the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly elections.
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.
Agra, Sep 8 (IANS) A Delhi trader, dealing in shoe material, was looted at gunpoint here late Friday, police said.
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.
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday approved 23 projects worth Rs.440 crore, of which a lion's share of Rs.331 crore will be spent on the public works department's (PWD) battered roads.
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Four policemen were gunned down in Pakistan's Quetta city.
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers courted arrest in Himachal Pradesh Friday in response to the party's nationwide "jail bharo" call to protest against the price rise and the recent hike in petrol prices.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A mother of three, who became a drug peddler to pay for her husband's medical treatment, was arrested here along with an accomplice, police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Milk suppliers from across north India observed a day long hunger strike on Saturday to protest unfair pricing by private companies supplying milk and dairy products.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Tens of hundreds of Metro commuters in the national capital were left stranded Thursday morning due to a signalling defect, an official said.
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) Public sector Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is not keen on setting up a plant in Himachal Pradesh despite the state government extending facilities, Industries Minister Kishan Kapoor said here Tuesday.
Mandi (Punjab), Jan 13 (ANI): State politics in poll-bound Punjab gets steamy with Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal came down heavily on the Congress party and urged the people to judge his government on the basis of development.
Islamabad, Nov 10 (ANI): Pakistan Police has arrested six militants, and seized 25000 kilogramme explosives from a poultry farm in Mandi Bahauddin in Punjab province.
Islamabad, Oct 6(ANI): The Pakistani judicial commission investigating the Saleem Shahzad murder case has questioned the high-ups of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) regarding the matter, according to a news report.
Washington, July 8(ANI): The Pakistan Government "sanctioned" the murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, who had written scathing reports about militant infiltration in the country's military, US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has said.
Islamabad, June 1(ANI): Pakistani investigative reporter Syed Saleem Shahzad's murder could be a case of personal enmity, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday asserting that the government is taking several steps to curb rising inflation, assured the citizens that the national capital would witness a decline in the price of essential commodities over the next couple of days.
Lodhasuli (West Bengal), Sep.12 (ANI): A blast triggered by suspected Maoists shattered the premises of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) at Lodhasuli near Jhargram in West Bengal's Paschimi Medinipur district on Sunday.
Kullu, Aug 12 (ANI): Private miners in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh are exploiting the area's rich mines in the absence of any regulation by the state government, and this is threatening Himalayan ecology and environment.
Lahore, Mar.11 (ANI): At least five houses belonging to Christian families were looted and then set on fire by a rowdy mob in Narang Mandi area here.
Hikkam (Himachal Pradesh), May 12 (IANS) Residents of tribal villages in Himachal Pradesh's picturesque Spiti valley are enthusiastic about casting their vote at one of the country's highest polling stations Wednesday despite snowfall making the region even colder.
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) They have to trudge miles of rugged, cold and inhospitable Himalayan terrain before they cast their vote, sometimes spending a chilly night at the polling station. Yet voters in the tribal belt of Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh have done so year after year with gusto.
New York, May 5 (ANI): Michelle Obama is certainly one of the biggest fashion icons of recent times, and now a new book describing her fabulous fashion choices is set for release in the US tomorrow.
Peshawar, May 4 (ANI): The money earned from mining and selling gemstones in Swat and Shangla district of Pakistan is used by the Taliban for terrorism, according to local entrepreneurs.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) She had shaved her head for Deepa Mehta's 'Water' though she wasn't in the final film that released, and had put on a lot of weight to look like a madame in a brothel for Shyam Benegal's 'Mandi'. Now veteran actress Shabana Azmi has once again put on 25 kg for Gurinder Chaddha's 'It's A Wonderful Afterlife'.
Shimla, April 23 (IANS) Congress leader and five-time Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh has total assets worth over Rs.20.5 crore (Rs.205 million) -- and the multimillionaire politician doesn't own a car.
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Two activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) were killed Tuesday when they were attacked by armed assailants in West Bengal's Midnapore West district, police said.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A 38-year-old man was crushed under the wheels of a private-run Blueline bus in the capital, police said Tuesday.
Manali, April 7 (IANS) Delayed snowfall high up the Himalayan slopes has cheered fruit growers, but politicians contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the Mandi constituency in Himachal Pradesh are distinctly unhappy.
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) The prolonged dry spell and lack of adequate snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh is threatening to put the Rs.20 billion (Rs.2,000 crore) fruit industry of the state in the doldrums.
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court Thursday sent a Swiss national to 12 days of judicial remand for possession of opium.
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Farmers and horticulture experts are hoping that the light to moderate snowfall in the mid hills of Himachal Pradesh during the past few days after a long dry spell would ensure a good apple harvest this year too.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Striking truckers Tuesday accused the government of indifference and vowed to continue their agitation, even as a leading exporters' organisation said the country would lose about Rs.10 billion daily on account of the stir.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian economy could lose Rs.10 billion (Rs.1,000 crore) daily on account of the indefinite nationwide truckers' strike, a premier organisation of exporters said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The nationwide indefinite strike called by truckers entered the second day Tuesday even as the government Monday threatened to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) if needed against the strikers.
London, Jan 6 (IANS) One of the world's tallest women, who hails from Pakistan, is seeking asylum in Britain on grounds that she is a target in her home country because of her height.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over six million trucks went off roads across India in the early hours of Monday, a day after talks with the government over their demand to reduce prices of diesel and tyres failed. Traders voiced fears of food shortages as the indefinite strike started.
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali says he always wanted to work with Hrithik Roshan and he's doing exactly that in his new venture that also stars his favourite actress - Aishwarya Rai. The two have already created wonders together in 'Dhoom-2' and 'Jodhaa Akbar'.
Shimla, Nov 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destination Kufri received the season's first snowfall early Thursday, the meteorological office said.
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh farmers will now be able to know rates of agriculture commodities in any market in the state on their mobile phones, thanks to a new service launched by the state-run telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL).
Raipur, Oct 16 (IANS) As assembly polls countdown began in Chhattisgarh, the opposition Congress Thursday hit out at Chief Minister Raman Singh for his lavish birthday party the previous night at drought-hit Rajnandgaon area where a feast was hosted for 50,000 people.
Lahore, July 20 (ANI): Staring seems to be one of the reasons for increasing incidents of knifing in Lahore.