After witnessing a sudden surge in tourist footfall that left both hotels and roads choked in Manali last week, the hoteliers on Thursday said hotel occupancy has dropped to 60-70 per cent while traffic congestion too has finished in the tourist town. The long-weekend last week took toll on the infrastructure of Manali. As the

माॅनसून पूर्व तैयारियों को लेकर जिला स्तरीय बैठक आयोजित                                 जिले के किसी भी भाग में किसी भी प्रकार की आपदा से निपटने के लिए सभी विभागों को उपयुक्त तालमेल के साथ एक टीम की तरह कार्य करना चाहिए। आपदा के दौरान क्षति को कम करने तथा राहत व बचाव कार्यों में प्रत्येक विभाग और व्यक्ति

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

Rohtang pass, which was closed since December following winter snowfall, will open for tourists from June 1 as Kullu administration on Wednesday decided to throw open pass after ensuring safety and all necessary arrangements for lakhs of visitors. Lakhs of tourists from the country were waiting for the opening of Rohtang pass, the top tourist

  देश-विदेशों से कुल्लू-मनाली आने वाले हजारों पर्यटकों के लिए यह अच्छी खबर है कि अब वे बर्फीली चादर ओढे़ विश्व प्रसिद्ध रोहतांग दर्रे का दीदार कर सकेंगे। कुल्लू के उपायुक्त यूनुस ने रोहतांग दर्रे को पर्यटकों को खोलने के लिए अनुमति प्रदान कर दी है। अब एक जून से पर्यटक वाहन रोहतांग तक जा

After Kullu administration had established a check-post to regulate number of vehicles going to Rohtang pass at Gulaba in compliance with National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, another check post has been established at Kothi village, 14km from here to strictly adhere to the order. The administration is receiving many complaints about people crossing Gulaba barrier

As the general elections have ended, tourists who gave a miss to hill stations in May have started to make a beeline to Manali to get respite from the scorching heat of the plains. The elections have badly hit the summer tourism of Himachal as hoteliers claim they have never seen such a poor business

The parts of Himachal on Friday were lashed by rain and hailstorms while high hills including Rohtang pass received fresh snow, bringing back winter-like conditions as mercury dipped sharply. Rohtang pass, which is covered with 20 to 30ft of snow, received 6cm more snow. The peaks around Manali, Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba are getting more snow.

हिमाचल प्रदेश का कुल्लू जिला पर्वतीय क्षेत्र होने के साथ साथ घाटियों का भी जिला है। इन घाटियों में छोटे बड़े कई नदी नाले बहते है। यदि पश्चमी हिमालय में एक ऐसा पहाड़ी क्षेत्र चुना जाए जो प्राकृतिक सौन्दर्य और संसाधनों से भरपूर हो, जिसका अधिकांश क्षेत्र वनों, नदी,नालों, झीलों, झरनों और ढ़लानों से भरा

After remaining blocked for over five months, Manali-Rohtang Pass-Keylong highway has finally opened for vehicular movement as Border Roads Organization (BRO) on Sunday morning cleared snow from north face of Rohtang at 4am. Working under pressure to connect Lahaul valley by road before election on May 19, BRO jawans had to work over 12 hours