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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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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:23:41 GMT

Goa, Himachal, MP & Karnataka on AAP's radar
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: After Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party is optimistic about its electoral prospects in the states of Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh, and local units there have already begun to prepare themselves for state elections, say party ...

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:54:03 GMT

The Indian Express

Temperature remains below normal in Himachal
Business Standard
Mercury stayed marginally below normal in Himachal Pradesh asstrong winds accompanied by rains lashed parts of mid and higher hills. According to the local MeT office, Keylong in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district received 2 mm of rains while Shimla, ...
Himachal Pradesh HC notice to Priyanka in Shimla property caseThe Indian Express
Himachal Pradesh high court issues notice to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Shimla land caseTimes of India
HC notice to Priyanka Gandhi on RTI activist's pleaThe Hindu
New Kerala -Zee News
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 12:30:19 GMT

Zee News

Earthquake jolts India: Strong tremors felt in Delhi, Himachal, Kashmir, Punjab
Zee News
New Delhi: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Sunday shook the northern part of India, rattling several states including Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in North India.
Earthquake in Delhi: North India, Pakistan hit by strong 6.8 magnitude quake; 6 dead, 28 injuredFinancial Express
Earthquake hits Hindukush region; claims 2 lives in PakBusiness Standard

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Mon, 04 Apr 2016 06:55:31 GMT

The Indian Express

'Monkeys need to be declared vermin in entire Himachal'
The Indian Express
Why are monkeys declared vermin only in Shimla? There are other areas where losses to agriculture have been huge. We had sent a proposal to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in July 2015 to declare Rhesus Macaque as vermin in Himachal ...

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 10:31:21 GMT

20-million-year old fossilised tree saved from destruction in Himachal
Kumarhatti (Himachal Pradesh): A 20-million-year old fossilised tree, discovered on the outskirts of Himachal Pradesh's Kumarhatti town, was saved from destruction, a geologist said on Sunday. The tree fossil discovered in 2013 was about to be ...

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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:52:37 GMT

India Today

Fat pay hike for Himachal Pradesh legislators
Zee News
Himachal Pradesh, whose economy largely banks on horticulture, tourism and hydropower, raised Rs.11,044.44 crore in three years and paid Rs.4,454.83 crore as interest on borrowings during the period, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh informed the ...
After Telangana, Himachal Pradesh legislators treat themselves to a hefty salary hikeIndia Today
Himachal joins bandwagon of states giving salary hike to its MLAsIndia Tribune
Himachal Pradesh legislators give themselves nearly 100% salary hike; CM says it was 'required'Daily News & Analysis
The Indian Express
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 06:21:12 GMT

Timber cartels in Himachal causing huge losses, says auditor
Business Standard
The cash-strapped Himachal Pradesh State Forest Development Corp Ltd had accumulated losses of Rs.52.75 crore till the end of fiscal 2014-15 due to cartelisation by purchasers, the Comptroller Auditor General of India (CAG) has said. The CAG said the ...

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:36:25 GMT

Daily News & Analysis

BJP again stages walkout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly
Daily News & Analysis
Opposition BJP on Tuesday staged a walkout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly following refusal of Speaker B B L Butail to allow a discussion on reports about possibilities of appointment of a deputy chief minister. Soon after the House assembled, Rikhi Ram ...
Overcome with emotion, Himachal speaker admitted to hospitalBusiness Standard
Himachal Assembly Speaker hospitalised after taken ill in HouseThe Hindu
Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Hospitalised Over Frequent House DisruptionNDTV
The Indian Express
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:18:42 GMT

Himachal: Families asked to put nameplates with BPL tag
Business Standard
To put "social pressure" on ineligible people registered in the Below Poverty Line (BPL) list, the Himachal Pradesh government has decided to make it mandatory for all such families to display a board carrying their names with BPL tag outside ...

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