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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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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:42:11 GMT


How Do We Deal With Monkey Menace, Wonders Himachal Minister
The Himachal Pradesh government is soliciting public opinion on how best to tackle the 'monkey menace' which has caused crop losses worth hundreds of crores of rupees in recent years, Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri said on Sunday.
Office of profit issue not applicable to Himachal: PanelTimes of India

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 01:53:29 GMT

Catch News

Punjab polls: Cong replaces Kamal Nath with tainted Himachal MLA
Catch News
The Congress party created a fresh controversy on Sunday when it appointed legislator Asha Kumari from Himachal Pradesh as the party's leader in Punjab in place of senior leader Kamal Nath. Kumari was convicted on 26 February in a 1998 land grab case ...
Himachal 'land-grabber' is Congress new Punjab in-chargeThe New Indian Express
Himachal's 'tainted' Lawmaker Asha Kumari appointed AICC incharge of PunjabDaijiworld.com
Congress makes Himachal MLA in-charge of PunjabMumbai Mirror
India Today -The Indian Express -Financial Express
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:15:36 GMT

Business Standard

IIT-D Study Says Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh Has Cleanest Air in Country
The Better India (blog)
Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh, which is about 270 km from the state capital Shimla, has the cleanest air in the country, says a recent study by the Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D). According to the ...
Literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh touches 88%Business Standard
Himachal Pradesh: 100% Enrolment Ratio at Elementary EducationEna India (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)
HP govt working to fast-track industrialisation: SpokespersonTimes of India

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:56:47 GMT


Himachal may get heavy rainfall this week
Shimla, June 27: The southwest monsoon will get aggressive in Himachal Pradesh with the weather bureau on Monday predicating heavy rainfall at some places in the state this week. "There are chances of moderate to heavy rainfall in the state till July 2 ...

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:35:59 GMT


AAP Aiming At Clean Sweep In Punjab, Himachal Pradesh Next Target: Bhagwant Singh Mann
"AAP would get two-third majority in Punjab and Himachal would be its next target. The party would repeat Delhi in Punjab and its main poll plank would be corruption, drug addiction, unemployment and brain drain," Mr Mann, who was in Shimla as member ...
More rehabilitation centres needed: MannChandigarh Tribune

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:37:17 GMT

Chandigarh Tribune

BJP-HLP merger to have zero impact in Himachal: CM Virbhadra
India Today
Shimla, Jun 26 (PTI) Himachal Pradesh Chief minister Virbhadra Singh today sought to play down reports about merger of Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP) with BJP saying even if the union takes place, it will have zero impact on Congress. In an informal chat ...
Merger of HLP, BJP won't affect Cong, says VirbhadraChandigarh Tribune

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:12:45 GMT

Hindustan Times

Now, Himachal govt upset with 'Udta Punjab'
Hindustan Times
The state government has seemingly taken strong exceptions to references of drug factories in Himachal Pradesh in the Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor starrer 'Udta Punjab'. A few scenes in the movie shows youths referring to drugs supplied from Himachal's ...
Himachal HC directs state govt to file status report on WaqfBusiness Standard

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:45:00 GMT

The Guardian

Instagram snapshots: Anna Phipps in Himachal Pradesh, India
The Guardian
I'm originally from Suffolk and quit my job in 2012 to travel the world. It's an indefinite journey, and I'm currently living in Goa. I recently took a six-week trip to the mountains of Himachal Pradesh in the north of India to study Buddhist ...

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:50:39 GMT

CPI-M seeks probe into Himachal hydro project
Times of India
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The CPI-M's Himachal Pradesh unit on Saturday sought probe into the financial bungling and ongoing unrest for over three months in the state-run upcoming 450 MW Shongtong-Karcham hydropower project in Kinnaur district.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:02:55 GMT

Himachal to constitute trusts for mining-affected families
The Hindu
The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to constitute District Mineral Foundation Trusts in all the districts to assist and provide relief to those affected by mining. “These trusts would not only provide relief to the people but also ensure ...

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