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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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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:19:17 GMT

Himachal cabinet approves recommendations on Lokayukta Act
Times of India
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Thursday decided to approve few recommendations of the select committee regarding enactment of HP Lokayukta Act-2014 with the changes that the Chief Justice will be a member of Selection committee for the ...
Himachal to regularise over 20000 illegal structuresBusiness Standard
Himachal relaxes norms for buying industrial plotsDaijiworld.com

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:19:20 GMT

AIIMS starts proceedings against Himachal IAS officer
Zee News
Shimla: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has approved "disciplinary proceedings" against a senior Himachal Pradesh IAS officer who is facing a CBI inquiry into allegations of financial irregularities during his previous stint with the AIIMS in Delhi.

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:56 GMT

AAP to make Himachal a priority State
Hill Post
SHIMLA: The central leadership of Aam Aadmi Party has decided to make Himachal Pradesh a priority State for the party and has already started a meticulous organisational building exercise here. Disclosing this, central party observers led by Mr. Adarsh ...

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:16:47 GMT


Candle march to protest increasing road accidents in Himachal
Some students from Himachal (who did not want their names to be highlighted) are gathering at ISBT Chandigarh on 29th August 2014 at 7:00 pm to carry out a candle march protest in memories of all those who have lost their lives in such road accidents ...

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:59:53 GMT


Earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh, tremors felt in Delhi
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Tremors were felt here on Thursday afternoon after a moderate earthquake hit Himachal Pradesh, an official said. The earthquake measured 5.0 on the Richter scale. "The quake occurred at 1.41pm. The epicentre was Chamba-Kangra district in ...
Magnitude 5 earthquake hits parts of Himachal PradeshZee News
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits Dharamsala in Himachal PradeshIBNLive
India: Earthquake hits Himachal Pradeshgulfnews.com
NDTV -India Today -Business Standard
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:38:49 GMT

Times of India

23 killed as rains wreak havoc in Uttarakhand and Himachal
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Twenty-three people were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh as heavy showers wreaked havoc in the hill states even as humid conditions prevailed in most parts of north India on Friday. Seventeen people were ...

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:06:17 GMT

The Hindu

Himachal to put brakes on overloaded trucks
The Hindu
In a rare case of strict action against overloaded trucks, the Himachal Pradesh Government has taken action against one such vehicle for the collapse of a bridge in Solan district, near Shimla, the Himachal capital. The Indian Foundation of Transport ...

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:29:21 GMT

India Today

31 die in Himachal Pradesh rains
India Today
Heavy rain in various parts of Himachal Pradesh has disrupted normal life.At least 31 people have died in Himachal Pradesh following heavy rain and cloudbursts triggered by the southwest monsoon, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Tuesday.
31 killed in Himachal in rains, cloudburstsZee News
Himachal Pradesh rain toll: 31 lives lostTimes of India
31 lives lost; rain damages to roads, bridges in Himachal put at Rs 412 CrHill Post
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:33:11 GMT

Himachal Pradesh cabinet recommends cancelling of ropeway project
Times of India
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh cabinet has recommended cancelling of Bijli Mahadev ropeway project in Kullu district. Sources said that recommendation followed as the company that was allotted the project has failed to complete the work in time. Now, fresh ...

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:58:57 GMT


Himachal Panchayat Leaders Threaten to Seek Chinese Help For Development ...
Shimla: Two people, including a village headman, were arrested in Himachal Pradesh on charges of sedition after they allegedly threatened to seek China's help for development of the region. Police said Chering Thopga, headman of Kungri panchayat, and ...