A devastating fire swept through the British-era Gorton Castle, which houses the office of the accountant-general of Himachal Pradesh, in the wee hours here on Tuesday, reducing two floors of the magnificent heritage building to ashes.
Under attack from the BJP on corruption charges, Himachal chief minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday filed three defamation cases against Arun Jaitley and other party leaders, accusing them of unleashing
The hills and valleys of Himachal Pradesh reeled under biting cold wave conditions even as the weather cleared in the lower hills and rains and snow abated in mid and higher hills.
Tourist resorts of Shimla, Manali and Chail experienced first snowfall of the season while lower areas of Himachal Pradesh were drenched by widespread heavy rains.
The biting cold wave sweeping most parts of Himachal further intensified on Saturday as high altitude areas and other higher reaches experienced fresh snowfall and strong velocity icy winds lashed the region.
19 people were killed and another critically injured when a bus rolled down a 600-feet deep gorge near Ransua-Jabrog village in Sirmaur district this morning.