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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, 27 Sep 2016 15:50:00 GMT

The Indian Express

Niti Aayog facilitates Centre, Himachal meet on pending issues
The Indian Express
Niti Aayog facilitates Centre, Himachal meet on pending issues. As part of its mandate to promote cooperative federalism, Niti Aayog organised a meeting of a high-level delegation from Himachal Pradesh and representatives from various ministries at the ...
NITI Aayog facilitates meeting between Himachal Pradesh Government and the Union GovernmentKhabar India
Number of issues of HP govt resolved during meeting with NITIBusiness Standard
HP, Central Govt resolve some pending issuesWeb India 123

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:06:56 GMT

The Indian Express

Scrub typhus outbreak in Himachal affects 700, kills 20
Hindustan Times
The centre on Tuesday asked for a detailed report on scrub typhus, a bacterial disease, from the Himachal Pradesh government in view of the rising number of cases. According to sources, the disease has affected more than 700 people and claimed 20 lives.
Nadda assures support to Himachal in tacklingscrub typhusBusiness Standard
Centre assures support to Himachal Pradesh to check spread of scrub typhusThe Indian Express
Nadda assures support for Himachal in tackling Scrub TyphusNetIndian

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:02 GMT

Daily News & Analysis

CBI's FIR in DA case premature: Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh tells Delhi HC
Daily News & Analysis
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, an accused in a disproportionate assets case along with others, on Tuesday claimed in Delhi High Court that CBI's FIR against him was "premature" as it was based on the proceedings of Income Tax ...
CBI had no grounds to file second case, Virbhadra Singh tells Delhi HCChandigarh Tribune

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:25:35 GMT

Times of India

40 lives lost to heavy rains in Himachal
Times of India
SHIMLA: In Himachal Pradesh, monsoon is set to depart after killing 40 people and 136 cattle beside causing loss of around Rs 880 crore to public property. Maximum loss of around Rs 230 crore has been suffered by Kangra district alone. The state ...

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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:15:35 GMT

India Today

Merge J-K with Himachal Pradesh to resolve the Kashmir conflict, says MP Pappu Yadav
India Today
"Uniting Jammu-Kashmir and Himachal appears to be the most viable solution to the Kashmir conflict. India should also extend support to Balochistan citizens who are demanding freedom from Pakistan and want a separate country", said Pappu Yadav.

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:02:04 GMT

The Indian Express

Guru Gobind Singh's teachings still relevant: Himachal CM
The Hindu
The teachings of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh are still relevant to promote harmony and brotherhood, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Sunday. “The teachings of Guru Gobind Singh are more relevant in present times and we should ...
Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh participates in Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary celebrationThe Indian Express

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:24:15 GMT

Hindustan Times

Regional buzz: From a snoozing Himachal CM to a spirited Kiran Bedi
Hindustan Times
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh often falls asleep during official meetings and public functions. He was snoozing at the inaugural function of a daylong workshop on “Promoting Use of Space Technology in Governance” held at state ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:28:03 GMT

Times of India

Virbhadra Singh calls Himachal BJP 'anti-development'
Times of India
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday described the BJP as anti-development, saying that its leaders opposed all Congress proposals for opening colleges, hospitals and other institutions in the state.

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:34:09 GMT

The Indian Express

Himachal HC directs govt to amend rules on purchase of land
Business Standard
In a landmark judgement, the Himachal Pradesh High Court today directed the state government to suitably amend rules to facilitate purchase of land, both agriculture and non-agriculture, by non- agriculturist Himachalis. "This court deems it fit and ...
Himachal HC gives govt 90 days to amend Tenancy and Land Reforms LawThe Indian Express
HC relief for non-agriculturistsChandigarh Tribune

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:50:10 GMT

The Statesman

Himachal revises disaster management plan
The Statesman
It's time to adopt a pre-disaster preparedness, mitigation and risk reduction approach, Himachal Pradesh Special Secretary Dev Dutt Sharma said in Shimla on Monday. “There has been a paradigm shift in the disaster management in the country. Keeping ...