Thousands of residents of snow-bound Lahaul would shortly be linked to outer world as Border Roads Organization (BRO) is starting its snow clearance operation to restore traffic on Manali-Rohtang-Leh highway from March 1, followed by a pooja ceremony at Kothi, near Manali. Rohtang pass (13,050ft) is expected to have covered under 25 to 30 feet

Heavy snowfall on Himachal hills has once again ensured a cheerful summer tourist season, pleasant climate, bountiful drinking water and good time for winter games lovers. The state is witnessing unexpectedly high flow of tourists in February and is sure about bumper season between April and July when tourists would throng here to get respite

A fresh wave of cold has gripped the entire state after snowfall on higher reaches and rain on mid and lower hills on Friday. High altitude areas of Himachal including Lahaul-Spiti district, parts of Kinnaur, Manali and Chamba, Dhauladhar ranges of Kangra are receiving snowfall since Thursday night. Blizzards have stopped outdoor movement of residents

With over 100 tableaus and cultural processions showcasing their art and culture, the carnival of fun, joy, dance, tradition and fashion kicked off in Manali after special puja at Hadimba Devi temple on Saturday. The snow-laden calm mountains of Manali echoed with the folk music of Himachal and other states of the country. The procession

 Suresh Rana, the champion rallyist from a village in Manali, is ready for one of the biggest challenges on the Indian motorsport calendar – The Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm – the six-day-long annual event, one of the toughest and popular motorsport rallies of the country. Entry of Suresh Rana, eight time winner of Maruti Suzuki Raid

Despite paralyzed roads, power, water supply and communication facilities, the glittering snow has continued attracting thousands of tourists to Himachal Pradesh who are ready to pay any cost to enjoy this precious gift from almighty. These days this is common view on roads of Himachal when tourists are pushing their cars that have stuck in

It’s not just the tourism industry which has suffered the brunt of suspension of flights to Himachal, but according to sources with Bollywood film units, big banner movies having big stars are cancelling their shooting plans in Manali, which is reachable only after 10 hours exhausting road journey from Chandigarh airport. According to sources, no

The much-awaited five-day-long Winter Carnival, the biggest event of Manali, would be celebrated from February 9 this year, an official said here. Performers from over ten states have applied to perform in the second national level carnival and preparation as being made on war footings. Organized on the pattern of Goa, Manali Winter Carnival is being celebrated since 1977