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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, 27 Nov 2014 15:34:50 GMT

Wintry conditions on in north, snowfall in Himachal Pradesh
Zee News
New Delhi: Wintry weather continued in several parts of north India as mild snowfall occurred in the higher altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh and many places in Jammu and Kashmir registered near-freezing temperatures. However, people in Delhi ...

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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:46:38 GMT

'Himachal's health system needs manpower'
Zee News
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh's health system has gaps in its internal system and human resource that need to be filled in a planned manner, a top functionary of the newly-constituted state health commission said Thursday. Lauding the state for its success ...
Review state's healthcare system: PanelTimes of India
HP health panel stresses on need for good infrastructurePress Trust of India

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:32:27 GMT

Deccan Chronicle

7 killed, nine injured in Himachal Pradesh bus accident
Indian Express
Seven persons, including two women, died and nine others were injured, few of them seriously, when a private bus skidded off the road and rolled down 600 meters into a gorge near Chail village, near Haripur Dhar on Haripur Dhar-Solan road, 110 KM from ...
7 people killed in road mishap in Himachal PradeshHindustan Times
Seven killed, nine injured as bus falls into gorge in HimachalDeccan Chronicle
7 killed in Himachal Pradesh bus mishapNagaland Post
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:37:11 GMT

The New Indian Express

Himachal CM warns contractors against dilly-dallying tactics
Times of India
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday said that contractors will be blacklisted if development works in any part of the state were being delayed due to dilly-dallying approach by contractors. Such contractors will be ...
Himachal HC reserves judgement shifting CM's I-T caseBusiness Standard
Himachal HC reserves judgement on CM's IT caseDaijiworld.com
HC reserves judgment on transfer of CM's tax probe casesHindustan Times

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:05:06 GMT

Winter affects power generation in hydel units, Himachal Pradesh seeks power ...
Times of India
SHIMLA: With cold conditions intensifying, power-surplus Himachal Pradesh is facing a shortage due to dip in generation in hydro power projects. With frozen glaciers discharging less amount of water, rivers are almost dry, directly impacting the power ...

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:32:59 GMT

2011 Himachal currency haul: ED gives clean chit to Karmapa
Daily Excelsior
NEW DELHI, Nov 23: ED has given a clean chit and dropped charges of forex violations against Tibetan religious leader Ogyen Trinley Dorjee, four years after the Karmapa and his associates were charged with keeping illegal foreign and domestic currency ...

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Sun, 09 Nov 2014 18:09:40 GMT

Himachal apple farmers worry as Nepalese workers fly to the Persian Gulf
Business Standard
"After working in Himachal Pradesh's apple orchards for the last ten years I am now set to go to the Gulf. Many young men in my area are preparing to leave. We are waiting for our passports and work visas," said Vishnu Bahadur,a Nepalese-origin worker.

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:35:14 GMT

Austerity drive: Himachal Pradesh may reduce number of official vehicles
Times of India
SHIMLA: The state government is likely to cut short the number of official vehicles to save crores of rupees per annum. While discussing the issue in a meeting of Resource Mobilization Committee held on Tuesday, members said that reducing the number of ...

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:10:17 GMT

Illegal axing of 477 trees: Himachal forest official shifted
Business Standard
The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday transferred an Indian Forest Services (IFS) officer in connection with the illegal felling of 477 trees on the outskirts of Shimla. Earlier, the government had suspended three officials, including divisional ...

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:37:21 GMT

Himachal failed to implement policy for disabled: Activist
Business Standard
In a missive to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Governor Urmila Singh, chairman of Umang Foundation, an NGO fighting for the cause of disabled, Ajai Srivastava said even a constitutional body like Himachal Pradesh State Public Service Commission has ...
No relief from biting cold wave in HimachalPress Trust of India

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