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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, 22 Sep 2014 11:09:26 GMT

Economic Times

Border Road Organisation completes half of Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh
Economic Times
"Construction of the 8.8 km Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh is under progress by BRO, wherein 4.4 Km of tunnel has already been completed," Defence spokesman Col S D Goswami said today. The feasibility study of Zojila and Z-Morh tunnel in Jammu ...

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 05:05:25 GMT

Indian Express

Mountain bikers ride high on Himachal lofty peaks
Indian Express
Himachal Pradesh is riding high on a popularity wave among mountain bikers – both Indians and foreigners. More and more of them are negotiating sharp bends on inhospitable off-road tracks of the lower Himalayas for their slice of glory. Canadian ...

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:45:04 GMT

Economic Times

Dalai Lama 25th Nobel Prize anniversary: 5 laureates to gather in Himachal ...
Economic Times
DHARAMSALA: Five Nobel laureates from around the world will assemble here on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi to mark 25 years of awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. The peace icon would be ...

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:39:06 GMT

Zee News

With J&K flood-hit, tourist rush headed for Himachal Pradesh
Times of India
SHIMLA: With Jammu and Kashmir ravaged by floods, tourists have started flocking to the hill destinations of Himachal Pradesh. Already 20% more arrivals are being recorded while after September 20, the hotel occupancy rate is set to reach 100 ...
Himachal tourism to bloom due to floods in KashmirZee News
Valley under water, Himachal tourism to bloomFree Press Journal

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:14:39 GMT

400 Himachal Pradesh University students arrested, 5 officials resign
Times of India
SHIMLA: With Himachal Pradesh University authorities and student unions locking horns over the issue of fee hike, students and staff members have been left in the lurch. On Friday, five senior officers of the university submitted their resignations to ...
CPI(M), BJP condemn use of force on studentsThe Hindu

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:40:38 GMT

Jagran Post

ADB-backed programme to give boost to tourism in Himachal Pradesh
Jagran Post
Shimla: A Rs 600-crore tourism infrastructure development programme funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) is being implemented in Himachal Pradesh to give a boost to the industry, an official said. Pic courtesy - hpshimla.nic.in. Infrastructure ...
HP submits tourism projects worth Rs 26cr for Central aidTimes of India
Rs 600 cr ADB aided tourism programme being implemented in HPindiatvnews.com

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:34:48 GMT

Pakistan Today

Pakistan's water experts to inspect Himachal project
Pakistan Today
A three-member Pakistani delegations of water experts reached Himachal Pradesh Sunday to inspect an upcoming hydropower project in the LahaulValley, an official said. “The delegation, led by Pakistan's Indus Waters Commissioner Mirza Asif Beg, will ...
Pakistan water experts to inspect 120-MW Miyar hydropower projectIBNLive

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:36:35 GMT

Indian Express

Construct toilets in all schools in two months: Himachal CM
ABP News
Construct toilets in all schools in two months: Himachal CM. IANS. Saturday, 20 September 2014 08:01 PM. submit to reddit. Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday issued directions that toilets should be constructed in all ...
Himachal Govt's decision to waive mandatory clearences for hydro-power ...Indian Express
Himachal sets up panel on hike in varsity feesDaijiworld.com
Himachal University violence - Govt refuses to interveneHimachal Live

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:04:32 GMT

Indian Express

CM under fire in his PIL, Himachal takes back Prashant Bhushan's society land
Indian Express
In a setback for Supreme Court lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan, the Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday obtained control of 4.66 hectares of land belonging to the Kumud Bhushan Education Society (KBES), which is promoted by the ...
Himachal CM regrets statement of Prashant Bhushan in land caseZee News
Himachal reclaims land given to educational bodyThe Hindu
Himachal Pradesh govt reclaims Prashant Bhushan's landHindustan Times
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:37:27 GMT

Himachal Pradesh University dons condemn attack, submit resignations to VC
Times of India
SHIMLA: A day after some students allegedly manhandled vice-chancellor Prof A D N Bajpai in Himachal Pradesh University, some university officials (around seven), holding double responsibilities, have tendered their resignations to vice-chancellor to ...