Everything you need to know about Purani Manali Bo: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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Shimla/Manali, May 21 (IANS) As life in the plains of northern India has started becoming unbearable with the temperature hovering around 46degree in some places, the the snow-clad peaks of Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist resorts are luring visitors to the state.
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) Mercury continued to rise across the hills of Himachal Pradesh Monday, with temperatures recorded one to seven degrees Celsius above the season's average.
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.
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh were warm Sunday with Una recording a maximum temperature of 43.2 degrees Celsius and state capital Shimla a high of 29.1 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said.
Shimla, May 11 (IANS) A day after a Congress minister announced that international retail giants Walmart and Metro Cash and Carry would be allowed to open in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition BJP Saturday came out against the decision.
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) If sizzling plains of north India are getting you down, think about holidaying in Himachal Pradesh. The weatherman Friday forecast more thundershowers and even fresh spells of snow in the hills this weekend.
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Friday said the construction of a Rs.2,300-crore four-lane super expressway from Kiratpur in Punjab to the picturesque tourist resort Manali on the existing NH-21 in the state would start soon.
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, May 1 (IANS) In a major relief to a ski resort project, being promoted by Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company near the picturesque town of Manali, Himachal Pradesh Wednesday withdrew its petition from the high court.
Shimla, April 29 (IANS) The Shimla Hotel and Restaurant Association, with more than 300 members, Monday condemned service tax the central government has imposed from April 1 on hotels that are either fully or partially air-conditioned.
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced slightly warm weather Sunday and the state's Una town recorded a high of 35 degrees Celsius, an official said. But the Met office here forecast rains and thundershowers soon.
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.
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.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) He had two releases in 2010 and after that Aditya Roy Kapur disappeared from the big screen. The actor says he was not looking for solo leads, but something exciting and is happy that he waited for the right projects to come his way.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Popular music in Pakistan and India flourishing outside moviedom has reconnected to folk, classical and Sufi traditions to reach out to the younger generation in contemporary makeovers, says Pakistani musician Ali Haider, who shot to fame with albums like "Purani Jeans" and "Sandesa".
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.
Shimla, March 29 (IANS) The cold continued to retain its grip on Himachal Pradesh as higher reaches in the state received another spell of snow Friday, while low and mid hills witnessed widespread rainfall, an official said.
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) With the interiors of Himachal Pradesh still under
Manali, Mar 24 (ANI): The hill town resort of Manali received unexpected snowfall on Sunday, which is proving to be a boom for the area's tourism industry.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor, who usually grabs headlines either for his films, link-ups or brand endorsements, recently showcased his caring side when his make-up man got injured.
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh saw another sunny day but the Met Office here Monday forecast more snow this week, making for colder days ahead.
Shimla, Feb 24 (IANS) It was a bright sunny day Sunday in Himachal Pradesh with overnight snow turning Shimla and Manali more picturesque.
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Fresh snow fell over Manali in Himachal Pradesh Saturday, making the tourist town more picturesque.
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) In the wake of the Delhi gang-rape, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday announced it is constituting a special committee to check crimes against women.
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.
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) A cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh, with the higher reaches experiencing more snow for a third consecutive day Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Rains, accompanied by strong winds, and snowfall continued across north India.
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.
Shimla, Feb 10 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday saw a marginal rise in the mercury owing to the dry weather conditions but temperatures still remained below freezing in many areas of the state.
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 7 (IANS) After three consecutive days of heavy snowfall, most of the roads in the interiors of Himachal Pradesh remained closed to traffic Thursday, stranding travellers and commuters.
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 5 (IANS) Highways and roads in many parts of Himachal Pradesh were Tuesday blocked after snowfall for the second day. Towns in upper Shimla and Manali were cut-off with snow covering the roads, officials said.
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.
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, 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 24 (IANS) Sunny weather with the snow-clad Dhauladhar peaks in the backdrop will welcome cricket fans for the fifth and final ODI between India and England at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium in the hilly town of Dharamsala Sunday.
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) Most of the roads in the interiors of Himachal Pradesh remained closed to traffic for the fifth consecutive day Tuesday after heavy snowfall, grounding travellers and commuters.
Solang Valley, Jan 22 (IANS) "What a knee-deep powder," remarked Japanese skier Kawai Hiroshi after experiencing the bountiful snow on the slopes in Himachal Pradesh's Solang Valley. He and his family have been skiing in the western Himalayas for the first time.
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.
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Monday saw a sunny but cold day with temperatures remaining below the freezing point in many places, the Met Office said. Most of the hill stations are wrapped in a thick blanket of snow.
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.
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.
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan. 13 (ANI): Fresh spells of Snowfall in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday attracted scores of tourists to its scenic hill towns.
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 9 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday saw a marginal rise in temperature owing to prevailing dry weather, but the weatherman said rain and snow were likely this weekend.
Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra), Jan 8 (IANS) Thousands woke up to witness a rare white blanket enveloping this popular hill station as dew drops froze with overnight temperatures dipping to one degree Celsius.
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali shivered as temperatures plummetted below the freezing point Monday despite a sunny day, a weatherman said here.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Cold wave continues to throw life out of gear in North India with the minimum temperature dipping to 2.4 degrees Celsius in the national capital on Monday.
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) Bone-chilling cold conditions swept across Himachal Pradesh Sunday with Keylong freezing at a minus 10.4 degrees Celsius, a meteorological official said.
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) The cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh Saturday with the higher reaches experiencing temperatures below freezing point.
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) It's better to be in the Himachal hills these days than in the plains. Life in the plains of northern India has come under a shroud of fog, while the sun is regularly shining in Himachal Pradesh.
Shimla, Jan 4 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Friday saw a marginal rise in temperatures owning to long sunny days, but large parts reeled under the biting cold with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point.
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) The minimum temperature in Himachal Pradesh dipped further Thursday despite dry weather, with Keylong recording minus 9.9 degrees celsius.
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday saw a sunny but chilly day with temperatures remaining well the freezing point at many places.
Shimla, Jan 1 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued to prevail in entire Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with the higher reaches experiencing temperatures below freezing point.
Shimla, Dec 31 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations - Shimla and Manali witnessed a pleasant and sunny Monday but the minimum temperature in most parts of the state dipped by several notches due to crystal clear skies, the Met Office said.
Shimla/Manali, Dec 31 (IANS) The December chill has failed to freeze the thrill in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, where hotels were chock-a-block with revellers for the New Year's-Eve celebrations.
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh saw a sunny Sunday morning but temperatures remained below the freezing point in many places. The Met Office here said such conditions would continue till Tuesday.
Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) Don't let the weather fog your New Year celebrations. Catch the sun, which is giving northern India's plains a miss these days, in the hills of Himachal Pradesh.
Shimla, Dec 26 (IANS) Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh shivered Wednesday at minus 9.3 degrees Celsius.
Shimla, Dec 18 (IANS) Eleven postal ballots for the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections have got stuck in Lahaul and Spiti as roads to the region have been closed due to heavy snow, state chief electoral officer Narinder Chauhan said Tuesday.
Shimla, Dec 18 (IANS) Tourists are drawn by snow in Shimla on Christmas. Will the Queen of the Hills see a blanket of white this Christmas?
Shimla, Dec 16 (IANS) Popular tourist resort Manali and its nearby destinations in Himachal Pradesh turned more picturesque with fresh spells of snow, triggering a rush of holidaymakers there.
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 12 (IANS) A day after snowfall, cold wave conditions gripped Himachal Pradesh Wednesday with temperature in Keylong, district headquarters town of Lahaul and Spiti, dropping to minus 8.5 degrees Celsius.
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.
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience rains and snowfall this week, a weather official said here Monday.
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) Snowfall and rain pushed down the temperatures by several notches in Himachal Pradesh Friday. The weatherman said the state will not see any snow or rain in the coming days.
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) Hills near the popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali Thursday saw light snowfall ? the season's first spell, a weather official said here, triggering a rush of tourists.
Manali, Nov 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's potatoes, grown in the cold deserts of the Lahaul Valley, have been reaping profits for the growers; farmers are happy that the humble 'aloo' commands a good price this season.
Manali, Nov 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's sweet potatoes, grown in the cold deserts of the Lahaul Valley, have been reaping profits for the growers who say the vegetable's price remains at a sweet high this season.
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.
Shimla, Nov 15 (IANS) The mercury dipped to minus 3.1 degrees Celsius at Keylong in remote Lahaul-Spiti district Thursday while tourist resorts of Kalpa in Kinnaur and Manali reeled under cold wave with a low of 0.4 and zero degree Celsius, respectively.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Being a Radio Jockey (RJ) is not an easy job as their shows are constantly under the scanner, but RJ Sayema, who has been successfully playing classic melodies on her show "Purani Jeans" for the past nine years on 98.3 FM, says she enjoys the pressure and the fact that she is able to connect the young and the old generations with her choice of songs.
Noida, Nov 6 (IANS) FM station Radio Mirchi has turned two of its popular shows -- "Meethi Mirchi" and "Purani Jeans" -- into specific stations only for mobile users. Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, who has here for the launch Tuesday, believes these are a step ahead towards development in the entertainment world.
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) In his second Hindi film "Commando", Vidyut Jamwal takes action to next level by combinig Indian and Brazilian martial art forms - kalaripayattu and jiu jitsu respectively. He has done action scenes himself as the filmmakers couldn't find a duplicate to do the fight scenes that involves hand to hand fight.
Shimla/Manali/Hamirpur/Palampur, Nov.4 (ANI): A moderate 30 percent polling was recorded till noon on Sunday in elections for the 68-member Himachal Pradesh State Assembly.
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.
Shimla, Oct 24 (IANS) Hills overlooking the popular tourist destination Manali Wednesday saw mild snowfall. It was the season's first major snowfall in the region.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) "Chalte chalte mere ye geet yaad rakhna, kabhi alvida na kehna". True to the spirit of the song, fans of Kishore Kumar still remember him and the inimitable singer lives on in their hearts even 25 years after his death. The legend died Oct 13, 1987.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) "Chalte chalte mere ye geet yaad rakhna, kabh alvida na kehna". True to the spirit of the song, fans of the inimitable Kishore Kumar still remembers him and he lives on in their hearts even 25 years after his death. The legend died Oct 13, 1987.
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 7 (ANI): The 14th edition of the Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest off-road motor rallies, was flagged off amid much fervor yesterday.
Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) The 14th edition of the Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest off-road motor rallies, was flagged off from the Himachal Pradesh state capital Saturday.
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.
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.