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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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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:04:00 GMT


Will Seek Report From Himachal Pradesh CM On Missing American Trekker: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said she would seek a report from Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbandra Singh over an American trekker who went missing in Parvati Valley in Kullu over a month ago. Justin Alexander Shetler ...

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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:18:16 GMT

The Indian Express

Ranji Trophy 2016: Himachal Pradesh force a draw against Tripura
The Indian Express
Ankush Bains struck a patient 113 before half-centuries from Prashant Chopra, Nikhil Gangta and skipper Rishi Dhawan helped Himachal Pradesh force draw against Tripura in a Ranji Trophy group C match at the Bengal Cricket Academy ground. Tripura ...
Ranji Trophy 2016-17: Himachal Pradesh risk innings defeat vs TripuraCricket Country
Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Group C, 3rd round, 3rd day October 22, 2016ESPNcricinfo.com
HP staring at an innings defeat against TripuraBusiness Standard

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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:13:31 GMT


Ranji Trophy, Group C: Andhra Turn Tables on J&K; Himachal Force a Draw Against Tripura
Andhra Pradesh turned the tables on Jammu and Kashmir in a dramatic fashion after conceding the first innings lead, as they romped to an exciting four-wicket victory with 15 balls to spare in a Ranji Trophy Group C match on Sunday. Andhra, trailing J ...

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:55:35 GMT


Photos: The people of Himachal Pradesh may again have a say in hydropower projects
The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has about a quarter of the country's hydropower potential. It has an installed capacity of a little over 10,000 MW out of its full potential of over 27,000 MW. While the last decade saw a surge in hydropower ...

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 12:41:31 GMT


J&K, Himachal complete wins, Tripura surge ahead
Himachal Pradesh came back strongly against Kerala to win by six wickets, on the third day of their Group C fixture in Kolkata. Himachal, resuming on 198 for 8, were bowled out for 261. Sumeet Varma followed up his century in the previous game with an ...
Gurvinder is Himachal's heroThe Hindu
Ranji Trophy: Himachal Pradesh outplay Keralaonmanorama

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:52:45 GMT

Vertical limit! Bishop Cotton School hoists tricolour on tallest pole in Himachal Pradesh
Economic Times
Bishop Cotton School hoists tricolour on tallest pole in Himachal Pradesh. PTI|. Updated: Oct 24, 2016, 09.20 AM IST. The tricolour was hoisted on a 110-feet high flag mast, which is 10-feet higher than the one set up by the Shimla Municipal Corporation.

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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:27:48 GMT

Chandigarh Tribune

Locals not in favour of winery projects
Chandigarh Tribune
Even as the state government is yet to sign a fresh MoU with Himachal Indage Ltd for the setting up of two winery projects at Nagwain and Pragatinagar, it is not just the locals who seem to be opposed to the move but even horticulture experts are ...

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:44:00 GMT

The Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi dedicates three hydroprojects to nation
The Indian Express
Himachal Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi dedicates three hydroprojects to nation. Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, Union Health Minister J P Nadda and Power Minister Piyush Goyal were present on the occasion.
Modi inaugurates three hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh, lauds Indian Army at rallyFirstpost
Modi launches 3 hydro-electric projects of 1732 MW at Himachal PradeshYourStory.com
Himachal CM gives memorandum to PMBusiness Standard
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:54:16 GMT

Three killed, two injured in road accidentsin Himachal
Business Standard
Three persons were killed and two others were injured in two separate road accidents in Himachal Pradesh today. Two persons were killed on the spot while two others were injured when a tractor, went out of control and veered off the rood near Ram ...

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:12:00 GMT

Chandigarh, Himachal, Uttarakhand to get cheapest power, Gujarat to costliest
Economic Times
KOLKATA: Residents of Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry and Uttarakhand will be able to buy solar power at Rs 3 per unit – the lowest tariff in India – from panels installed on their rooftops without having to shell out a penny. The solar panels ...