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A spiritual and scenic destination: Chaurasi  Temples in Chamba

By   /  June 30, 2016  /  Chamba, Featured  /  No Comments

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Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, like most of the places, offers splendid scenic beauty and rich culture to visitors. Bharmour aka land of Shiva, also known as Brahmpura, was capital of the princely state of Chamba until 920 AD. Bharmour is located at an altitude of 7,000 feet between the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar Range […]

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7th pay panel brings additional Rs 1,200 crore annual burden for Himachal

By   /  June 30, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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  The Seventh Pay Panel recommendations were approved by the Union cabinet for central government employees on Wednesday with a 23.55 percent hike. With its implementation, Himachal Pradesh will face additional burden of around Rs. 1,200 crores.  According to available stats, there are about 2.26 lakh government employees in Himachal. Out of total, 1.84 lakh […]

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Himacahal to increase vegetable cultivation area under Y.S. Parmar Kisan Swarozgar Yojana

By   /  June 30, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Vegetable cultivation Himachal

Himachal Pradesh Government has set a target for construction of 4,700 poly-houses covering 8.3 lakh square metre area under Y.S Parmar Kisan Swarozgar Yojana. Himacahal is looking to expand its vegetable cultivation area, which is currently 10 percent of cropped area. An official said that the farmers are given 85 percent subsidy under Horticulture Technology […]

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Himachal Governor urges farmers to adopt Zero Budget Farming

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

During the a courtesy call at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis yesterday, in a statement Acharya Devvrat, Governor of Himcahal Pradesh, appreciated his meeting with the Prime Minister and his achievements. He also applauded interest shown by Mauritius in Zero Budget Farming.  Devvrat met with 300 Mauritian farmers and discussed Zero Budget Farming. […]

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Himachal experiences 12% excess rains, more to come: HP Met

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Rains in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh witnessed early arrival of monsoon this year and has already experienced 12 percent excess rainfall. The region is likely to get more rains with thunderstorm in upcoming days. The lower and mid hills experiences intermittent heavy rains and caused marginal drop in mercury. HP Met has predicted heavy rains during next four days. […]

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CM asks HPTDC to clean dirty slopes of Kufri

By   /  June 28, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Shimla has become a dustbin off late, so has slopes of nearest popular tourist spots. Taking a legitimate action to help clean up the mess from the town and its outskirts, the state CM Virbhadra Singh has asked the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) to clean famous tourist spots like Kufri.

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Nine fake candidates arrested for appearing in SBI clerical exam

By   /  June 28, 2016  /  News  /  No Comments

On the heel of Bihar toppers’ scam case, Himachal Pradesh seems to be following close by. Nine fake candidates, including a woman, were arrested for appearing in an SBI clerical examination on Sunday. Appearing in place of original candidates at the Bells Institute of Management & Technology located in Mehli area of Shimla town, all […]

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Away from modernization, Himachal offers rendezvous with nature at Sissu village

By   /  June 25, 2016  /  Featured, Himachal Guide  /  No Comments

Sissu Water Fall

Above 3210 meters from sea level, along the riverbanks of Chandra, 90 kilometers from Manali, there is a beautiful Himalayan village – Sissu, also known as Khagling, in Lahaul valley, Himacahl Pradesh. The village that got buried under landslide in the 1960s is surrounded by mountains, and visitors can see Gyephang peak from here. The […]

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 Virbhadra Singh releases music album

By   /  June 24, 2016  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Virbhadra at book fair

On June 24, 2016, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh ,Virbhadra Singh, released a music album “Sunehre Palon Ka Agaaz” in Shimla.

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 Masonic Fraternity of Shimla celebrates Universal Brotherhood Day

By   /  June 24, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Universal brotherhood day

On July 24, the Masonic Fraternity of Shimla, the group of Freemasons, organized varied activities to celebrate the Universal Brotherhood Day. The members distributed juices and food items to the cancer patients at the Cancer Hospital IGMC, Shimla. At evening Freemasons along with their families gathered at the ‘Freemason Hall Shimla’ to attend evening festivities. […]

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