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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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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:03:04 GMT


Himachal elections: Congress puts out first candidate list of 58 names
New Delhi: The Congress Wednesday announced its first list of 59 candidates for the 9 November Himachal Pradesh elections, with chief minister Virbhadra Singh being fielded from the Arki constituency in Solan district. The list was finalised after a ...
Dhumal, state chief in BJP list of candidates for Himachal PradeshEconomic Times
Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh Vacates his Shimla Rural Seat, Will Contest From ArkiNews18
BJP retains many old faces in 68-member list of candidates for Himachal pollsHindustan Times
Scroll.in -India Today -India Today -Zee News
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:55:00 GMT

News Live: BJP releases list of 68 candidates for Himachal Pradesh ...
Here's wishing you and your family a Happy and Prosperous Diwali. This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and ...

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:46:00 GMT

The Hindu

Himachal CM to lead poll campaign
The Hindu
Apart from signalling the party's preparedness to take on the BJP in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, it was also meant to bring together Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Sukhvinder Sukhu, for a photo op and send the image of a united party ahead of the ...
First list of Congress candidates for Himachal polls likely on WednesdayMoneycontrol.com
Amit Shah's Problem Of Plenty In Himachal (Hint: JP Nadda)NDTV
Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: 12 nominations filed on the second dayFirstpost
Hindustan Times -Economic Times -The Indian Express
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:45:00 GMT

Hindustan Times

AAP to contest 50 seats in Gujarat, not contest Himachal polls in November
Hindustan Times
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to confine itself to 50 seats in the Gujarat assembly elections and stay away from next month's Himachal Pradesh polls, party leaders associated with the two states said on Wednesday. The AAP has so far declared 21 ...

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:41:43 GMT

The Hindu

Congress Minister joins BJP in Himachal Pradesh
The Hindu
Himachal Cabinet Minister Anil Sharma on Sunday resigned from the government and the ruling Congress and joined the opposition BJP along with his father and former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram. Speculations were rife that Transport Minister G.S. Bali ...
Blow to Congress as Himachal Pradesh minister Anil Sharma quits Virbhadra cabinet to join BJPEconomic Times
Weeks Before Himachal Polls, Congress Jolted, Minister Switches ...NDTV
Anil Sharma's exit won't affect Congress, says Himachal CM Virbhadra SinghMoneycontrol.com
Hindustan Times -Business Standard -Daily Pioneer -Daily Pioneer
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:27:56 GMT

Times of India

HP assembly poll: BJP-Congress on sticky wicket on ticket issue
Times of India
SHIMLA: On the issue of announcing candidates, both BJP and Congress are treading cautiously as fear of those denied tickets turning rebels is looming large in both parties. While in BJP many leaders already have made their intentions clear, Congress ...

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:05:02 GMT

The Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh HC bans bursting of crackers after 10 pm | The ...
The Indian Express
Passing orders to HP government, Chief Secretary V C Pharka and Director General of Police Somesh Goyal, the bench said, “We direct the respondents to ...

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:35:12 GMT

Economic Times

Keen contest ahead — on Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls
The Hindu
It is not clear why the Election Commission announced the date for Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh — a single-phase vote on November 9 — but not for Gujarat, which also needs to go to the polls this winter. The EC has said that the results for ...
Himachal elections on November 9, results by December 18Economic Times
Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh: a two-horse raceLivemint
Himachal Pradesh Polls 2017: BJP Likely to Reveal Candidates' List ...News18
Moneycontrol.com -NDTV
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:42:14 GMT

The Indian Express

No bursting of crackers after 10pm in Himachal Pradesh this Diwali ...
The Indian Express
The Himachal Pradesh High Court also prohibited the bursting of firecrackers within a radius of 100 meters from all hospital buildings in the state.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:31:26 GMT

Condé Nast Traveller India

15 crazy cool things to do in Himachal Pradesh
Condé Nast Traveller India
Sleeping under star lit skies and waking up to glimpses of snow-capped peaks and swaying pine trees are a given when you escape to Himachal Pradesh. Good news: there's a lot more in store. Go heli-skiing at Hanuman Tibba This one's not for the faint of ...