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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, 26 Sep 2016 05:24:15 GMT

Hindustan Times

Regional buzz: From a snoozing Himachal CM to a spirited Kiran ...
Hindustan Times
Keeping tabs on power politics in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.
Virbhadra PMLA case: Court fixes Oct 19 for scrutiny of docs ...Business Standard

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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:15:35 GMT

India Today

Merge J-K with Himachal Pradesh to resolve the Kashmir conflict ...
India Today
He demanded India takes strong action against Pakistan similar to what United States did with Osama Bin Laden instead of indulging in talks.
Merge Kashmir with Himachal Pradesh, suggests Bihar MP Pappu YadavNew Kerala

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:02:04 GMT

The Indian Express

Guru Gobind Singh's teachings still relevant: Himachal CM
The Hindu
The teachings of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh are still relevant to promote harmony and brotherhood, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Sunday. “The teachings of Guru Gobind Singh are more relevant in present times and we should ...
Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh participates in Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary celebrationThe Indian Express

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:25:35 GMT

Times of India

40 lives lost to heavy rains in Himachal
Times of India
SHIMLA: In Himachal Pradesh, monsoon is set to depart after killing 40 people and 136 cattle beside causing loss of around Rs 880 crore to public property. Maximum loss of around Rs 230 crore has been suffered by Kangra district alone. The state ...

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:13:47 GMT

Nadda assures support to Himachal Pradesh to manage scrub typhus cases
Business Standard
In view of the rising number of cases and reported deaths due to of Scrub Typhus in Himachal Pradesh, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has sought a detailed report from the state government and assured all support to the latter in ...

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:50:10 GMT

The Statesman

Himachal revises disaster management plan
The Statesman
It's time to adopt a pre-disaster preparedness, mitigation and risk reduction approach, Himachal Pradesh Special Secretary Dev Dutt Sharma said in Shimla on Monday. “There has been a paradigm shift in the disaster management in the country. Keeping ...

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:34:09 GMT

The Indian Express

Himachal HC directs govt to amend rules on purchase of land
Business Standard
In a landmark judgement, the Himachal Pradesh High Court today directed the state government to suitably amend rules to facilitate purchase of land, both agriculture and non-agriculture, by non- agriculturist Himachalis. "This court deems it fit and ...
Himachal HC gives govt 90 days to amend Tenancy and Land Reforms LawThe Indian Express
HC relief for non-agriculturistsChandigarh Tribune

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:39:31 GMT

Chandigarh Tribune

Half of Punjab, Haryana, entire Himachal quake-prone
Chandigarh Tribune
According to the Earthquake Hazard Zoning Map, the entire state of Himachal Pradesh is prone to severe earthquake hazard. In 1905, an earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale had killed 20,000 people in the state. Kangra and Dharmsala were razed ...

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:14:53 GMT

Times of India

Amend rules on purchase of land: High Court to Himachal
Times of India
Shimla: In a landmark judgement, the Himachal Pradesh high court on Saturday directed the state government to suitably amend rules to facilitate purchase of land, both agriculture and non-agriculture, by non-agriculturist Himachalis. "This court deems ...

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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:24:37 GMT

NDTV

Himachal Pradesh First Himalayan State To Have Atlas For Disaster Management
NDTV
"The objective of this platform is to anchor the knowledge of research technologies, innovations and best practises to provide greater interaction and interface among various disciplines of disasters management," said Himachal Pradesh Revenue minister ...
Himachal only Himalayan State with HVRA Atlas, says VirbhadraDaily Pioneer

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