With all parking spaces of Manali jam packed with tourist vehicles, hotel occupancy risen to 70% and all tourist spots crowded with tourists, October has brought with it smiles on faces of hoteliers and thousands of locals linked to the tourism industry. Thousands of newlyweds and students from school colleges have thronged Manali. According to

In the wake of the expected rush of tourists in the summer season to resorts of Manali, the Kullu police are deploying extra force, including home guards and reserve battalion personnel to maintain law and order in the town. Hoteliers have been instructed to install CCTV cameras in their reception rooms at the earliest. Due