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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, 22 Jul 2014 01:20:08 GMT

14 drugs made in Himachal Pradesh fail tests
Times of India
SHIMLA: The quality of drugs manufactured in Himachal Pradesh has come under scanner once again with samples of 14 drugs failing the test conducted by Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) in June last. While CDSCO has issued an ...

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:13:08 GMT

Oneindia

Himachal Pradesh tragedy: Bodies of all 24 engineering students recovered
Livemint
Taking suo moto notice of the news reports regarding the incident, the Himachal high court had taken up the matter and the management of the Hyderabad college and Larji project authorities were asked to pay compensation of Rs.5 lakh to next of kin of ...
Beas tragedy: Bodies of all 24 students recoveredDelhi Daily News

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:55:29 GMT

Himachal, Uttarakhand seek Modi's favour over Mansarovar route
Times of India
SHIMLA: While the Uttarakhand government is opposing the opening of alternate route to Kailash Mansarovar, former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Monday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding to open the ...

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:59:18 GMT

Alert in Himachal Pradesh over reports about terrorist movement
Times of India
SHIMLA: Intelligence reports about four terrorists moving towards Himachal Pradesh has left people of the hill state worried, as the gruesome killing of 35 labourers by terrorists at Satrundi and Kalaban area of Chamba district still haunts them ...

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:20:08 GMT

Himachal Pradesh plans to better facilities of urban local bodies
Times of India
SHIMLA: With a view to ensuring the planned development of urban areas in Himachal Pradesh, the state government has proposed to bring all urban local bodies (ULBs) under the planning area which will also help in providing basic facilities as per ...
Himachal to bring all urban bodies under planning areaBusiness Standard

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:19:45 GMT

Himachal streamlines timber distribution policy
Zee News
Shimla: A new policy by the Himachal Pradesh government to allot trees, instead of timber or wood, at subsidized rates for constructing or repairing houses has streamlined the process in the state, an official said. Under the amended rules, Rs 500 per ...

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:50:37 GMT

Times of India

Himachal woman seeks right to die 2nd time in 6 years
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: A 43-old-woman from Palampur in Himachal Pradesh, who was afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis 21 years back when she was still a student, has sought the right to die, the second time in 6 years. Despite getting the debilitating disease, Seema ...

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:42:50 GMT

New Law Has Himachal Apple Trade in Jam
Hill Post
Shimla: Knee jerk action of forcing standardization in packaging of apples at a time when the fruit harvest has begun has orchard owners, traders and law enforcers in a fix about how to market the produce. After much debating about the problem of ...

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:27:52 GMT

Five killed as car falls into gorge in Himachal
Zee News
Keylong: Five persons were killed when their car rolled 300 mts down into a gorge near Stiringri, seven kms from here, late last night. The vehicle went off the road while negotiating a sharp curve and rolled down, police said Monday.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:26:04 GMT

Athletes from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal raise medal hopes
Times of India
Himachal's Vijay Kumar gave the country a silver in shooting. Haryana's Sushil Kumar soon followed it up with another silver, this time in wrestling. Gagan Narang (shooting), Saina Nehwal (badminton), MC Mary Kom (boxing) and Yogeshwar Dutt (wrestling) ...

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