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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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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:38:43 GMT

Daily News & Analysis

Himachal BJP leaders have lost mental balance: Virbhadra
Times of India
SHIMLA: While leader of opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal is claiming that the Congress government in the state would be gone after Narendra Modi government comes to power at the Centre, chief minister Virbhadra Singh said that Dhumal and his coterie ...
Himachal is much developed than Gujarat: Virbhadra SinghZee News
Virbhadra Singh's wife Pratibha Singh files nomination from Mandi seat in ...Daily News & Analysis
BJP Seeking Votes for One Man: Himachal CMThe New Indian Express
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:09:49 GMT

Times of India

Fresh snowfall, rain lash Himachal
Times of India
SHIMLA: Fresh heavy snowfall and thunderstorm and rain today revived wintry conditions in several parts of Himachal Pradesh. The mercury plummeted in mid and higher hills and minimum temperatures dipped by four to seven degrees across the state.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:34:02 GMT

Daily Mail

Himachal villagers turn eco activists to save Sutlej as residents reject state ...
Daily Mail
Rejecting the state-appointed agency's report, residents of more than 250 villages in Himachal Pradesh are perhaps for the first time in the country carrying out a survey of the Sutlej basin to assess the extent of environmental damage caused by the ...

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:13:45 GMT

Himachal hills get fresh snow
Business Standard
The hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday saw a sharp fall in mercury due to overnight rain in the low and mid hills and snow in higher reaches, but the Met Office forecast mainly clear weather next week. Most of the prominent tourist towns like Shimla ...

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:16:01 GMT

AAP turns LS poll battle triangular in Himachal Pradesh
Times of India
SHIMLA: Besides arch rivals Congress and BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also fielded candidates from all the four seats of Himachal Pradesh in parliamentary elections this time, making the contests trinagular. While the electoral history of the ...

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:23:22 GMT

SJVN weighing funding options for Luhri project in Himachal Pradesh
Times of India
SHIMLA: While the financial tie-up for 612 MW Luhri hydro electric project in Himachal Pradesh with World Bank depends on the submission of techno clearance report, SJVN Ltd has said that it is weighing other options as well in this regard. According ...

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:45:50 GMT


Air India Restarts Flights in Himachal
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh): Air India on Wednesday recommenced operations to this Himachal Pradesh town after snapping air links on this route almost two months ago, an airport official said. Air India. "The flight between Delhi and Bhuntar (near Kullu ...

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:10:48 GMT


Air India restarts flights to Kullu in Himachal
Times of India
KULLU, HIMACHAL PRADESH: Air India on Wednesday recommenced operations to this Himachal Pradesh town after snapping air links on this route almost two months ago, an airport official said. "The flight between Delhi and Bhuntar (near Kullu) will now ...
More rain, snow in line in HimachalSiliconindia.com

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:06:50 GMT

Times of India

World Bank drops funding for Himachal Pradesh hydel project
Times of India
SHIMLA: World Bank has decided against extending financial assistance to Luhri hydropower project on the Sutlej in Himachal Pradesh. The website of World Bank, which was to provide a loan of $650 million, now indicates the project status as dropped.
World Bank refuses loan to Himachal hydro projectVancouver Desi

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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:06:21 GMT

Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh: Hotspot for second homes
Indian Express
Recently, Solan, the second most populous city in Himachal Pradesh, has also emerging as a favoured investment destination because of its strategic location on the Kalka-Shimla National Highway 22. The town is situated between Chandigarh and Shimla ...
Mercury rises in Himachal, but more snow in storeDaijiworld.com
HPU MAT 2014: Exam dates announcedIndia Today

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