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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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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:41:13 GMT

Greater Kashmir

Police recover abducted Kashmir girl from Himachal Pradesh
Greater Kashmir
... after strenuous efforts got the information that the kidnapped girl has been taken outside the state in Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh. Handwara Police in coordination with the state police of Himachal Pradesh arrested the accused along with the ...
Kupwara abducted girl found in Himachal PradeshKasmir Monitor
Kupwara abducted girl found Himachal PradeshRising Kashmir (press release) (registration) (blog)
Police recover abducted Kashmiri girl from Himachal PradeshKashmir Reader
Kashmir Life -Scoop News -Daily Excelsior
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 05:20:00 GMT

Keylong coldest place in Himachal at minus 3.9 degree Celsius
Times of India
Shimla: Keylong and Kalpa in tribal districts of Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur were the coldest place in Himachal Pradesh with the minimum temperature recorded at minus 3.9 degree Celsius and minus 3 degree Celsius respectively. Manali shivered at minus ...

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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:49:37 GMT


Heavy snowfall in higher hills of Himachal Pradesh
Shimla: Normal life was thrown out of gear in higher hills and tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh as the region experienced heavy snowfall while mid and lower hills reported widespread rains. The state capital Shimla and its surrounding resorts of Kufri ...
Sunny Monday morning in HimachalChandigarh Tribune
Fresh snowfall in Shimla, other Himachal towns; farmers, tourists cheerHindustan Times

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:33:38 GMT


Himachal forest employees held for illegally felling trees
Business Standard
Himachal Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested 12 state forest department employees in connection with large-scale illegal felling of trees in Chamba district in 2014. "The forest officials, whose involvement was found in the illegal felling of trees ...
12 nabbed for Chamba tree fellingChandigarh Tribune

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:37:48 GMT

Himachal CM chairs State OBC Welfare Board meeting
Daily Pioneer
Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday directed to construct all roads measuring up to one kilometre length under Mukhyamantri Gram Path Yojana with the funding from MGNREGA and Deputy Commissioners concerned. He said this would ...

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:51:58 GMT

The Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh first to set-up dog squad, reveals newly launched book
The Indian Express
Much before it became an integral part of the Indian police and law enforcing agencies, Himachal Pradesh had set-up country's first dog squad in 1956-57 – credit for which goes to Raja Bajrang Bahadur Singh Bhadri, who had served as Lieutenant Governor ...
Himachal Pradesh CM directs to vest benami land deals with governmentTimes of India
Himachal raised India's first police dog squad, says new bookBusiness Standard
Himachal Pradesh raised India's first police dog squad, says new book 'Himachal Pradesh Police: Guardians of the Hills'India.com
NYOOOZ -Chandigarh Tribune
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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:41:21 GMT

Over 40 lakh unaccounted foreign currency seized by Himachal police
The Indian Express
The Himachal Police on Saturday seized nearly Rs 40 lakh worth foreign and Indian currency from four Tibetan monks travelling in a Fortuner from Delhi to McLeodganj. Police said their vehicle was intercepted at Mehatpur in Una district, bordering ...
Two Tibetans held in Himachal, uncounted currency seizedTimes of India
No check on illegal money exchange in McLeodganjChandigarh Tribune

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:19:18 GMT

Daily Pioneer

Himachal signs MoUs for skill development
Daily Pioneer
Himachal Pradesh on Monday signed 17 memoranda of understanding(MoUs) in skill development with industrial organisations. The MoUs were signed between the Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam and 17 industrial organisations, including the ...
Govt signs 17 MoUs on skill developmentChandigarh Tribune
HP signs 17 MoUs for skill developmentTimes of India

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 04:42:23 GMT

The Indian Express

Caste discrimination in school issue raised with Himachal CM
Times of India
SHIMLA: Issue of caste based discrimination was raised in the first meeting of HP Koli Welfare Board and HP Sant Ravidass Kalyan Board in Shimla which was presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Taking serious view on the complaints from ...
Check caste based discrimination in educational institutions: Himachal Pradesh CMNYOOOZ
HP schools to distribute mid-day meal as per roll number to check caste discriminationThe Indian Express
Check caste based discrimination in edu institutions: CMBusiness Standard

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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 04:35:07 GMT

The Indian Express

Rajya Sabha vacancy in Himachal: Sharma favourite, Stokes also in race
The Indian Express
The race for the the Rajya Sabha seat from Himachal, up for grabs next month when the term of BJP MP Kashyap Sood ends, has begun hotting up. The Congress deputy leader in the Rajya Sabha, Anand Sharma, is being considered the frontrunner while ...