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Electric Buses Resume From Manali To Rohtang Pass

Electric Buses Resume From Manali To Rohtang Pass

Passengers aboard these buses also do not require the online permit to visit the Rohtang Pass 

12 May 2022
Yet Another Record At Rohtang Tunnel, 6,400 Tourist Vehicles Pass Through On A Single Day

Yet Another Record At Rohtang Tunnel, 6,400 Tourist Vehicles Pass Through On A Single Day

The tunnel, which provides all-weather connectivity between Manali and Keylong, and also connects Leh, was inaugurated in October 2020.

28 June 2021

Yet Another Record At Atal Rohtang Tunnel, 3,950 Vehicles Pass Through On A Single Day

Himachal Pradesh’s Atal Rohtang Tunnel on March 13 saw a huge influx of tourists with as many as 3950 vehicles passing through it.

Lahaul-Spiti Celebrates First Snow Festival After Opening Of Atal Tunnel

Lahaul-Spiti Celebrates First Snow Festival After Opening Of Atal Tunnel

This year’s snow festival in Lahaul will mark the longest celebration of the spirit of cultural reunion in the valley.

14 February 2021

‘A Disaster Is Just Waiting To Happen In Himachal’

Avay Shukla, whose report warning against rampant hydel projects in the state was ignored, says ‘the die has already been cast, and there’s nothing we can...

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27 December 2020
Record 5,000 Vehicles Cross Atal Rohtang Tunnel In A Single Day

Record 5,000 Vehicles Cross Atal Rohtang Tunnel In A Single Day

The tunnel, now a major tourist attraction, saw bumper to bumper traffic with 2800 vehicles going to Lahaul from the Manali side and 2,650 vehicles returning...


24 December 2020
Seven Tourists Arrested For Dancing Inside Atal Rohtang Tunnel

Seven Tourists Arrested For Dancing Inside Atal Rohtang Tunnel

The tourists stopped their vehicles inside the tunnel, played music and started dancing.


22 October 2020
Defence Ministry, Not Me, To Take A Call On Sonia's Plaque At Rohtang Tunnel: CM Jairam Thakur

Defence Ministry, Not Me, To Take A Call On Sonia's Plaque At Rohtang Tunnel: CM Jairam Thakur

Congress threatens to launch mass agitation if plaque is not put back at its site at Tunnel’s south portal along with that of Prime Minister Narendra...


22 October 2020
Litter And Spice: The Two Sides Of The New Rohtang Tunnel

Litter And Spice: The Two Sides Of The New Rohtang Tunnel

Nearly 300 hectares in Lahaul's Pattan Valley in Himachal Pradesh will soon be used to cultivate heeng, or Asafoetida.


14 October 2020
Will Put Back Sonia's Plaque At Atal Rohtang Tunnel In 2022 When We Return To Power: Himachal Congress Leader

Will Put Back Sonia's Plaque At Atal Rohtang Tunnel In 2022 When We Return To Power: Himachal Congress Leader

Congress leader Mukesh Agnihotri claims that it was his party which did all the work for Rohtang Tunnel, the BJP just inaugurated it.


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12 October 2020
Atal Tunnel: FIR Over ‘Missing’ Foundation Stone Laid By Sonia Gandhi

Atal Tunnel: FIR Over ‘Missing’ Foundation Stone Laid By Sonia Gandhi

The Atal Rohtang Tunnel's foundation stone, laid by Sonia Gandhi in June 2010 has apparently disappeared mysteriously.


07 October 2020
Atal Tunnel: Himachal To Beef Up Security, Takes Notes From US, Poland And France

Atal Tunnel: Himachal To Beef Up Security, Takes Notes From US, Poland And France

Three road accidents inside the Atal tunnel within 72 hours from its inauguration, have elevated the Kullu district administration’s concerns for safety.


06 October 2020
Vistadome Buses, Snow Slopes— Atal Tunnel Opens Avenues Of Innovation In Tourism

Vistadome Buses, Snow Slopes— Atal Tunnel Opens Avenues Of Innovation In Tourism

There is a proposal to host international winter sports in the Spiti and Lahaul valleys as the Atal Rohtang Tunnel is now expected to ease mobility during the...


06 October 2020
Three Accidents In Atal Rohtang Tunnel In 72 Hours Since Inauguration

Three Accidents In Atal Rohtang Tunnel In 72 Hours Since Inauguration

Hundreds of tourists and motorists have taken to over-speeding and racing through the newly inaugurated Atal Rohtang Tunnel.


03 October 2020
'Farm Reforms Only Troubling Those Who Promote Middlemen:' PM Modi At Solang Rally

'Farm Reforms Only Troubling Those Who Promote Middlemen:' PM Modi At Solang Rally

Hitting out at Congress, he said that the Atal Tunnel project wouldn't have been completed even by year 2040 as the party never accorded priority to the border...


03 October 2020
'Atal Tunnel Is Major Boon To Himachal, Ladakh People': Amit Shah

'Atal Tunnel Is Major Boon To Himachal, Ladakh People': Amit Shah

The 9.02 km-long all-weather tunnel, connecting Manali in Himachal Pradesh to Leh in Union Territory of Ladakh, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...


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03 October 2020
'New Schemes Focus On Development For All, No More Vote-Based': PM Modi

'New Schemes Focus On Development For All, No More Vote-Based': PM Modi

PM Modi addressed his first public rally after more than six months since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the highlights from his speech in...


03 October 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurates Atal Tunnel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurates Atal Tunnel

Atal Tunnel, Rohtang, named after former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee,considered as the longest tunnel in the world is 9.02km long and connects...


03 October 2020
Atal Rohtang Tunnel: PM Modi Inaugurates World’s Longest Highway Tunnel In Himachal

Atal Rohtang Tunnel: PM Modi Inaugurates World’s Longest Highway Tunnel In Himachal

Considered as the longest tunnel in the world, the Atal Rohtang tunnel; is 9.02km long and connects Manali to Leh. Claiming that the government has prioritised...


02 October 2020
Atal Rohtang Tunnel—A Dream Turning Into Reality For Lahaul Population On Oct 3

Atal Rohtang Tunnel—A Dream Turning Into Reality For Lahaul Population On Oct 3

The Atal Tunnel was the dream project of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who granted it approval in 2000.


02 October 2020
Ahead Of Atal Tunnel's Inauguration, Kargil War Veteran Says, 'China Will Realise India Has Changed'

Ahead Of Atal Tunnel's Inauguration, Kargil War Veteran Says, 'China Will Realise India Has Changed'

The Atal tunnel has become strategically important to provide an alternate route to the Indian Army to Leh which is currently in the spotlight due to...


27 September 2020
PM Modi To Inaugurate Atal Rohtang Tunnel On October 3, To Address Two Rallies

PM Modi To Inaugurate Atal Rohtang Tunnel On October 3, To Address Two Rallies

Plan for night halt at Lahaul dropped; strict social distancing for events at Solang Nullah, Sishu


22 September 2020
PM Modi To Relive Old Memories In Himachal’s Keylong

PM Modi To Relive Old Memories In Himachal’s Keylong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state on October 3 to inaugurate the Atal Rohtang Tunnel.


20 September 2020
PM Modi To Inaugurate Atal Rohtang Tunnel On October 3

PM Modi To Inaugurate Atal Rohtang Tunnel On October 3

The Rohtang Tunnel was the dream project of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who wanted to lay down an alternate all weather connectivity between...


17 September 2020
Atal Tunnel: The Cloud In The Silver Lining

Atal Tunnel: The Cloud In The Silver Lining

While the Atal Tunnel will open up opportunities of income generation for the locals in Lahaul and Spiti, it won't be long before these regions replicate...


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