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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, 02 Aug 2015 06:20:45 GMT


Moderate Rainfall in Himachal Pradesh
Shimla: Many areas in Himachal Pradesh received moderate rainfall today, while the Meteorological Office has forecast heavy rainfall in some parts. The southwest monsoon, which hit the hill state on June 24, remained deficit by 20 per cent till July 31 ...
Himachal's apple business juicy with bumper cropGreaterKashmir.com

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:37:03 GMT

Hindustan Times

Cong alleges Himachal cricket scam, guns for Anurag Thakur
Hindustan Times
Congress has alleged that former chief minister PK Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur caused a Rs 100 crore loss to the state exchequer on land allotment to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association in 2002, Congress said Sunday.( Photo By Sonu Mehta/ ...
Dhumal, Son Anurag Dented Himachal Government Exchequer by 100 cr: CongressThe New Indian Express
Congress claims PK Dhumal, his son involved in land grab case in Himachal PradeshIBNLive
Cong accuses Dhumal, son of denting state exchequer by Rs 100 croreThe Indian Express
NDTV -Times of India
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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:00:42 GMT

The Indian Express

Why Himachal's forest officials were hacking at fruit-laden apple trees
The Indian Express
In peak apple season, many orchards in Himachal Pradesh have unexpected visitors. They aren't traders or bulk buyers — but forest officials armed with a High Court order to crack down on encroachments on forest land. The fruit cannot be harvested, and ...

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 05:18:12 GMT


Himachal Pradesh hikes VAT on diesel by 4.50%
Shimla: While diesel prices across the country were cut by Rs 3.60 per litre in Friday, consumers in Himachal Pradesh will get benefit of only Rs 1.60 a litre as the state government has hiked VAT on the fuel by 4.50 per cent, pushing up the price by ...
India reduces petrol, diesel prices; Himachal levies tax to raise themHill Post

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:08:00 GMT

Hindustan Times

Himachal to launch drive to recruit women conductors
Hindustan Times
In a state where the public utility for bus transport, the Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation, is woefully short of conductors with only 1,400 on the rolls against a sanctioned strength of 4,000, transport minister GS Bali has said the ...

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:32:47 GMT

Himachal BJP's infighting intensifies
Times of India
SHIMLA: Following the war of words among leaders belonging to rival factions, infighting within BJP in Himachal Pradesh has intensified. While state party president Satpal Singh Satti has asked the leaders to restrain themselves from raising the issues ...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:09:23 GMT

BJP warns Himachal leaders
The Hindu
The Bharatiya Janata Party has warned its cadre and leaders in Himachal Pradesh against airing their views on the organisation through the media. The party State unit has been divided following the leak of a letter written by senior leader Shanta Kumar ...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:44:47 GMT

Hindustan Times

Himachal: Priyanka land brouhaha refuses to go away
Hindustan Times
On June 29 the state information commission instructed the office to provide him the details, citing section 8(1)g of the RTI Act. Later on July 7 the Himachal Pradesh High Court stayed the state information commission order after Priyanka filed a ...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:01:14 GMT

Hindustan Times

Himachal: 93-yr-old war widow moves AFT to restore Rs 500 reward
Hindustan Times
A resident of Hamirpur district in Himachal Pradesh, Ronku Devi is the widow of Sepoy Ranja Ram, who died on September 5, 1945, in Singapore, as a PoW. During World War II, Japanese forces invaded Singapore and defeated British forces resulting in ...

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:31:10 GMT


Himachal govt to provide 'nautor land' to landless tribals
Hailing the recent High Court verdict granting right to inherit ancestral property to tribal women in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that the landless younger siblings in the community would be allotted 'nautor land'. Singh said ...
Himachal Pradesh allows tribal women to inherit property Jul 30, 2:45 pmANINEWS

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