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The Queen of Hill Stations:


Himachal Pradesh is the state whose capital is the wonderful Shimla. It is one of the top tourist destinations and is situated at the north-west Himalayas. By British it was also called the ‘Queen of Hill stations’. The Station is situated amidst the natural surroundings and is covered by the forests of pine, rhododendron and the oak. Here one can enjoy all the weathers starting from the pleasant summers to the snow laden winters. As the place is the top attraction for tourists it is earning from the tourism business at large. Tourism Industry has evolved as the biggest industry and has made lives of people simpler and better. Even the colonial era structures remain intact that leave behind a grandeur unmatched....more

Shimla Summer Festival 2012


Shimla is an awesome place to make a visit too. The awesomeness is enhanced at the time of summers. Every year in this period the Shimla administration organizes a summer fest. This fest gets organized for attracting more tourists. In year 2012 it got held from 2nd till 6th of June....more

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:26 GMT

Falling Sex Ratio: Himachal Pradesh among 10 worst states
The Indian Express
Himachal Pradesh has now been bracketed among the 10 states having the worst sex ratio in the country. The State government shared its concern on the situation, as health minister Kaul Singh Thakur said that immediate steps are needed to arrest the ...

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:15:38 GMT

Himachal Pradesh to cut funds of panchayats with low sex ratio
Times of India
SHIMLA: To improve child sex ratio, Himachal Pradesh government would consider the idea of cutting funds for panchayats with poor sex ratio, while panchayats having good sex ratio will get more developmental funds. Poor child sex ratio especially in ...
Himachal Pradesh among top ten states with skewed sex ratio: MinisterNiticentral
HP Panchayats with poor sex ratio likely to lose fundsindiatvnews.com (press release) (blog)
HP panchayats may lose funds for poor sex ratioChandigarh Tribune

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:41:16 GMT

The Hindu

Pankaj Jaswal is Himachal's hero
The Hindu
Seamer Pankaj Jaswal scalped four to help Himachal Pradesh to a 19-run victory over Delhi in the Syed Mushtaq Ali North Zone T20 tournament at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday. Electing to bat, Himachal scored a challenging 153 and confined ...
Himachal stun Delhi by 19 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20Daily Excelsior
Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand win thrillersWisden India

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:19:33 GMT

The Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh: HC stays IT proceedings against Virbhadra
The Indian Express
In a major relief to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday stayed the proceedings initiated by the Income Tax department into his I-T returns, mainly relating to revised tax returns of years 2009 to 2012. The court ...
No proposal for law to allow animal sacrifice: Himachal CMTwoCircles.net
Animal sacrifice: State yet to file reply in SCTimes of India
HC stays notice issued to Virbhadra by IT DeptChandigarh Tribune
Daily News & Analysis -Outlook
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:37:16 GMT

BGR India

Himachal Pradesh government starts online payment facility at RTOs
BGR India
Inaugurating the e-payment system, Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister G S Bali said that vehicle owners now can make payment at any time from anywhere through Internet banking and Debit Card Services. ? Bali said that till date these taxes used to be ...
Himachal starts e-payment facility at RTOsI Government

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:49:59 GMT

Satwant is BSF's first woman officer; Himachal IPS opens doors to gender ...
The Indian Express
Satwant Atwal Trivedi , Himachal Pradesh's first woman IPS officer, is all set to open Border Security Force (BSF) 's door to the gender seniority in India . Inspector General of Police ( Crime and cyber security) Satwant ,1996-batch police officer ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:19:32 GMT

Himachal Pradesh to get 76 pc higher budgetary allocation under MGNREGA
Niticentral
Shimla, Mar 25 (PTI) Himachal Pradesh would get Rs 717.02 crore under MGNREGA in fiscal 2015-16, which is 76 per cent more than the current allocation, Rural Development Minister Anil Sharma today said. Making a suo motu statement in the Assembly, ...

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:26:53 GMT

The Indian Express

Governor Kalyan Singh overrules Himachal govt, says Dhumal cannot be ...
The Indian Express
Kalyan Singh, who holds Himachal Pradesh's additional charge as Governor, had summoned the files related to Dhumal's prosecution to Raj Bhawan a few days ago even as the state government had granted prosecution sanction. The state Vigilance and ...
Himachal Governor denies permission to prosecute DhumalThe Hindu
Himachal governor declines Prem Kumar Dhumal's prosecutionHeadlines India
Himachal governor declines Dhumal's prosecutionNew Kerala

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:41:43 GMT

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Delhi HC appoints amicus to assist in graft case against Himachal CM Virbhadra
Zee News
During the hearing earlier, Sibal had referred to a list of dates and events relating to alleged allotment of land in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh to 'Kumud Bhushan Education Society' of which Bhushan was a Secretary. He had alleged that Bhushan ...
Delhi HC appoints amicus (curiae) in graft case against VirbhadraHindustan Times
Delhi HC appoints amicus to assist in graft case against HP CMPress Trust of India

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:20:11 GMT

The Indian Express

Travelogue: A snow trip to the heart of Himachal Pradesh
The Indian Express
One of the season's last snowfalls was just around the corner and being the Himalayan addicts that we are, it was evident that a snow trip to the heart of Himachal Pradesh would happen by end of February 2015. Having just bought an all-wheel drive ...