A five-member rafting team from India is participating in Senior World Rafting Championships at Tunceli city of Turkey. This is the first time that the Indian team is participating in the world rafting championship. Four athletes and a coach-cum-reserve player from Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (ABVIMAS), Manali, are representing the

MANALI: As the slopes of Solang have been receiving good snow, Manali is all set to host the National Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Championships from February 2. The championships were postponed due to no snowfall in January. As many as 11 national teams and many skiing clubs from Himachal are taking part in the competitions.

MANALI: Palak Sharma, a resident of Sihunta village of Chamba district in Himachal, has been crowned Winter Queen 2019 after beating 28 girls from many states. 28 beauties with brain were shortlisted for final rounds from many auditions where over 100 participants took part. Eying Femina Miss India and Miss World titles, Palak has participated

MANALI: With over 125 tableaux and cultural troops from Himachal and other states showcasing their culture by taking out processions, the eighth National Winter Carnival 2019 that will be celebrated for five days kicked started here on Wednesday. The official beginning of the carnival took place after worshipping the Hidimba Devi of Manali. The chief

MANALI: With about 50 tableaus from across the country, escorted by beats of traditional drums and trumpets, showcased their art and culture after taking blessings from Goddess Hadimba temple, set the stage of five-day-long Winter Carnival for colourful programmes on Thursday. A tableau in Winter Carnival Manali – 2014    Third national Winter Carnival, which

MANALI: The tourist town of Manali, along with surrounding villages, is celebrating the two-day-long grand birthday of goddess Hadimba (Hidimba) as cultural festival in the courtyard of Hadimba temple at Dhungri, 2km from here. Palanquins of over a dozen deities would be participating in the festival to pay obeisance to the Followers of Goddess Hadimba