Taxi drivers and tourism entrepreneurs in Manali are gearing up for 15-day-long Ladakh Festival starting from September 1 as hundreds of domestic and foreign tourists are expected to reach Manali to start their onward journey to Leh this week. Thousands of tourists, mostly from abroad, throng Ladakh to witness the unique blend of culture between

A person was killed, 82 families rendered homeless, two major bailey bridges, 200 meter highway, a hydel project and a dozen vehicles washed away after a flash flood in Seri stream, tributary of river Beas, at south portal of Rohtang tunnel, wreaked havoc after 8pm on Friday night. The total loss, according to preliminary estimates,