Some links to interesting websites about India/Himachal Pradesh/Kullu valley and Manali:

If you want to visit Manali and you're in for an adventure?
Contact Ravi Thakur at the Himalayan Caravan Adventures.
For day trekking, multiple days trekking, mountaineering, rockclimbing and paragliding.
Also for all your public transport bookings and taxis to Lahaul/Spiti and Leh/Ladakh.

or at Facebook

The only english newspaper with
a special Himachal Pradesh chapter.

The unique ecological aspects of the Western Himalaya led to the creation of the
Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP)
in the Kullu district of India's mountain state of Himachal Pradesh.

A realy nice website with a historical timeline of India:
Kamat's Potpouri