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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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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:12:59 GMT

Snowfall on higher mountains in Himachal
The Hindu
Tourists who thronged here and other places in Himachal Pradesh to enjoy snowfall are a disappointed lot as the lower and middle hills experienced just a few rain showers on Tuesday. However, there were reports of a moderate to heavy snowfall in the ...

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:57:46 GMT

Skymet Weather

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir, Himachal, Uttarakhand for next 48 hours
Skymet Weather
And as the weather models suggest, the region is likely to witness some heavy rain and snowfall in the coming days. For the last many days, on and off rain and snow of varying intensity has been going on over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and ...

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:50:04 GMT

Himachal: Cong stages dharna over demonetisation
The Indian Express
HIMACHAL CONGRESS leaders on Monday staged a dharna outside the RBI office here and blocked traffic on the Tutikandi-Dhalli bypass road to protest against NDA government's decision on demonetisation, which the party said was the biggest mistake of ...

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:53:03 GMT

The Indian Express

Three years later, Himachal tableau to make a comeback to Republic Day parade
The Indian Express
After a gap of three years , the tableau of Himachal Pradesh will make a comeback on Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Thursday. The tableau will present the traditional art form of Himachal Pradesh — the Chamba Rumal. In front of the tableau, ...
Chamba Rumal: Himachal's Republic Day tableau to showcase the traditional art formMerinews
Himachal To Showcase Traditional Art For Republic Day ParadeHill Post
HP tableau part of R-day parade after 3 yrsTimes of India

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:19:02 GMT


Heavy Snowfall Predicted In Parts Of Himachal Pradesh Today
Shimla: Heavy snowfall is likely to occur at isolated places at Himachal Pradesh today, with the state likely to see conditions intensify between January 25 and 26, MeT department officials said on Monday. Sunday's western disturbance due to an upper ...
1400 doctors to go on mass leave today in Himachal PradeshTimes of India
Himachal health services hit as docs go on strikeFree Press Journal
Himachal health services hit as doctors go on strikeBusiness Standard
India.com -NYOOOZ -Punjab News Express
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:39:29 GMT

In Himachal Pradesh, coconuts preferred over stir
Times of India
SHIMLA: In stark contrast to the Jallikattu uprising in Tamil Nadu, people of Himachal Pradesh complied with the court order banning animal sacrifice in places of religious worship despite having reservations on the issue.There were no large-scale ...

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:05:07 GMT

Economic Times

Paid Rs 450 cr to Himachal, Centre tells Supreme Court
Chandigarh Tribune
The Centre today told the Supreme Court that it paid Rs 450 crore to Himachal Pradesh as reimbursement for the land acquired for the Rs 5,242 crore Renuka Dam. Appearing before a three-member Bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar, Solicitor ...
Supreme Court stays high court judgment on cow slaughterTimes of India

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:03:13 GMT

Himtimes - The First Online News Portal from Himachal Pradesh (press release) (blog)

Turbulent Himachal Politics
Himtimes - The First Online News Portal from Himachal Pradesh (press release) (blog)
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's masterstroke was declaring Dharamshala as the second capital of Himachal Pradesh. Camping at Dharamshala during his annual winter sojourn, he made this declaration after news appeared in some sections of the media, ...
Himachal CM assures funding to Waste WarriorsBusiness Standard
Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh: The state is proud of the soldier communityMerinews
Virbhadra goes all out to woo Kangra votersChandigarh Tribune

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:58:26 GMT

Times of India

Bus accident leaves 43 Bhutan nationals injured in Himachal Pradesh
Times of India
SHIMLA: Around 43 tourists from Bhutan were injured when a private bus they were travelling in rolled off the road and fell into a 20 feet gorge at Baner in Swarghat area of Bilaspur district in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday evening. The private bus the ...
Himachal Pradesh: 24 Bhutan nationals injured in bus accidentThe Indian Express

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:24:41 GMT

Times of India

Opposing 2nd capital, BJP cites debt burden on Himachal
Times of India
SHIMLA: Despite Himachal Pradesh government having huge debt burden of over Rs 45,000 crore, chief minister Virbhadra Singh has decided to make Dharamshala second capital of the hill state. As the new capital would require huge infrastructure besides ...
Dharamsala declared the second capital of Himachal PradeshHindustan Times
Dharamshala is second capital of HimachalThe Indian Express
Dharamsala Declared Second Capital Of Himachal PradeshNDTV
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