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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, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:39 GMT

Economic Times

Wockhardt says Himachal Pradesh drug regulator suspends product
Reuters India
But Navneet Marwah, Himachal Pradesh's drug regulator, told Reuters that some of the chemicals which the company used in making a painkiller sold under the brandname of Spasmo Proxyvon Plus have been banned by the Indian government. "We got ...
Himachal Pradesh suspends Wockhardt drugLivemint
Wockhardt smacked by state regulator in IndiaFiercePharma Manufacturing
Wockhardt LimitedMoneycontrol.com
Hindu Business Line
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:23:00 GMT

CPI(M) blames Congress, BJP for farm crisis in Himachal
The Hindu
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has blamed both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party for ignoring the agriculture crisis in rural areas that is leading to mass migration to urban areas in Himachal Pradesh. Addressing rallies in support of ...

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:45:19 GMT

38 candidates in fray for 4 Himachal seats
Times of India
SHIMLA: For the four parliamentary seats of Shimla, Mandi, Kangra and Hamirpur, 38 candidates are there in the fray after the last date of withdrawing names ended on Wednesday. Maximum 12 candidates are in Kangra seat, where already keen contest is ...
38 in fray for Himachal's four Lok Sabha seatsDaijiworld.com
38 candidates in the fray for four LS seats in HimachalPress Trust of India

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:12:45 GMT

Boy can't be arrested except on girl's statement: Himachal Pradesh HC
Times of India
SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh high court on Wednesday issued detailed guidelines to state police authorities in respect of cases related to "runaway couples", making it clear that in the eventuality of any complaint of kidnapping or abduction having ...

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:34:49 GMT

India Education Diary

Himachal cricket body needs to be revamped: Chief Minister
Sportskeeda (blog)
Shimla, April 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said the state cricket body headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur “needs to be revamped and constitutionally elected body”. Addressing election rallies for Congress ...
Dhumal, son occupying land under HPCA garb: Virbhadra SinghTimes of India
Virbhadra welcomed appointment of GavaskarIndia Education Diary

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:31:34 GMT

Regional parties fail in Uttarakhand, Himachal
Hill Post
Dehra Dun : While regional parties have flourished in almost all the states of the country, to the extent that they have the national parties like the Congress and the BJP at their beck and call for coalition during elections, the hill states of ...

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:04:01 GMT

Oh deer! Animals get voters' goat in Himachal
Hindustan Times
According to Himachal Gyan Vigyan Samiti director Satyavaan Pundir, monkeys are not the only problem for agriculturists and horticulturists in the state. Other wild animals are no less destructive. A study the Samiti conducted two years ago showed 2 ...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:46:45 GMT

Times of India

Himachal public service panel studying UPSC exam pattern
Times of India
SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission will explore possibilities to adopt the new pattern of examination as that of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for state administrative services, an official said here on Monday.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:13:35 GMT

Modi not a remedy for all ills: Himachal CM
Shimla, April 22 (IANS): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday said the way BJP was projecting its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, it appeared that the party was considering him as a "remedy to cure all ills". "The way Modi ...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:50:35 GMT

Himachal Govt notifies enhanced allowance for pensioners
Business Standard
Himachal Pradesh Government today notified enhanced pension allowance to its pensioners on attaining 65, 70 and 75 years of age with effect from April 1, 2014. The notification regarding increased pension allowance at the rate of five per cent, 10 per ...

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