Manali, Himachal Pradesh
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Manali is a resort and tourist town in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated in the northern end of the Kullu Valley, formed by the Beas River. The town is located in the Kullu district, approximately 270 kilometres (170 mi) north of the state capital of Shimla and 544 kilometres (338 mi) northeast of the national capital of Delhi. With a population of 8,096 people recorded in the 2011 Indian census, Manali is the beginning of an ancient trade route through the Indian-administered territory of Ladakh, over the Karakoram Pass and onto Yarkand and Hotan in the Tarim Basin of China. Manali is a popular tourist destination in India and serves as the gateway to the Lahaul and Spiti district as well as the city of Leh in Ladakh.
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Cold wave conditions prevail in most parts of north IndiaKalpa in Kinnaur district recorded a low of minus 0.6 degrees Celsius, while Manali, Dalhousie and Kufri recorded a low of 1.2, 3.7 and 4.1 degrees Celsius, respectively. Hisar in Haryana braved the..
Atal Tunnel: World's longest highway tunnel to reduce distance between Manali, Leh by 46 kmIt is the longest highway tunnel in the world. The strategically important tunnel is 9.02 km long and it connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year. The valley was earlier cut off for..
PM Modi inaugurates strategic Atal Tunnel at RohtangAtal Tunnel is the longest highway tunnel in the world, and the 9.02 km long tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year, the PMO said, noting that the valley was earlier cut off..
Atal Tunnel: PM Modi to inaugurate world's longest highway tunnel in Himachal Pradesh todayThe tunnel reduces the road distance by 46 kilometres between Manali and Leh and the time by about four to five hours.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews preparations for inauguration of Atal Tunnel tomorrowAtal Tunnel is the longest highway tunnel in the world. The tunnel reduces the road distance by 46 kms between Manali & Leh and the time by about 4 to 5 hours.
PM Modi likely to inaugurate Atal tunnel in HP's Rohtang on Oct 3: Jai Ram ThakurAccording to the prime minister's tentative programme, he will come to Manali on October 3 for inaugurating the tunnel and will also visit Lahaul, Thakur said.
Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur speaks about PM Modi's Manali visit for the inauguration of Atal Tunnel RohtangAtal Tunnel Rohtang Pass: This route is very important from a strategic point of view. Due to the tunnel, now the distance of Leh has reduced by 46 km from Manali.
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Atal Tunnel connecting Manali with Leh in SeptemberA 13.2 km long tunnel would have to be built to negotiate the 16,040-feet high Baralacha Pass and another 14.78 km-long tunnel would be required at the Lachung La Pass at 16,800 feet and the third..
Sub-zero temperatures in Manali, Keylong in Himachal Pradesh
Cold conditions prevail in Himachal Pradesh; Manali, Kufri shiver at sub-zero temperature
Strategic 'Atal Tunnel' will change fortunes of region and help promote tourism: PM ModiThe "strategic" Rohtang tunnel, christened as Atal Tunnel and connecting Manali to Leh will change the fortunes of the region and help promote tourism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday...
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Shimla receives fresh snowfall, Manali, Kufri shiver at sub-zero temperature
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Manali-Kaza road still closed for buses, 4-km stretch to blameThe Manali-Kaza road is yet to be reopened for bigger vehicles this summer, with some officials blaming "confusion" between two Border Roads Organisation (BRO) units over which one of them is in charge..
Rising mercury forces people to rush to cool hilly regionsHOUSEFUL: About 95% high-end hotels in Shimla & Manali have been booked to full capacity