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5 things tourists can do in Shimla on this New Year

By   /  December 29, 2016  /  Featured, Himachal  /  No Comments

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Shimla has been most recommended hill stations to celebrate Christmas and New Year. During last 10 days of December, Shimla is always packed with visitors expecting snowfall. The number of visitors keeps increasing and with it comes traffic vows and nuisance. The celebrations turn into nightmare for tourists who rush to Shimla at the last […]

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5 places of historic importance in Himachal that you shouldn’t miss

By   /  December 21, 2016  /  Featured, Himachal  /  No Comments

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Himachal Pradesh, an Indian state located at the foothills of Himalayas, is bestowed with splendid landscape and unique geographical and climatic characteristics. That’s what makes it a very popular international tourist destination. However, some of the travelers or visitors come to Himachal to witness historic and heritage structures including those mentioned in pre-history and those […]

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Shimla and Kangra get new liquid nitrogen gas plants

By   /  October 4, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

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The department of Animal Husbandry has installed two new liquid nitrogen gas plants at Ghanahatti in district Shimla and Palampur in district Kangra. It was disclosed today by Animal Husbandry Minister Anil Sharma, who said that the seven plants being run by the department had gone outdated and their production capacity was very low and […]

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HP Met issues landslide warning due to heavy rains

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  News  /  No Comments

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Considering the heavy rainfall in some districts of Himachal, HP Met on Wednesday issued warning of probable landslides during the next 24 hours to restrict people from traveling to sensitive areas. Met Director Manmohan Singh also informed that districts like Shimla, Mandi, Kangra, and Shimla has witnessed heavy rainfall and are likely to experience similar […]

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5 unforgettable memories Shimla offers to tourists

By   /  July 26, 2016  /  Featured, Shimla  /  No Comments

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  Himalayas is a wonder in itself, associated with India’s religious and spiritual values. It is easy to establish a city in plains, but in lower foothills of Himalaya, in mountainous terrains, it’s altogether different. Cities are smaller and less developed, which has preserved their beauty upto a great extent. Tough terrains keep industrialization a […]

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Shimla to impose Rs 200 green tax on tourist vehicles

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  Himachal, News  /  No Comments

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According to the data, more than 6,000 vehicles enter Shimla daily during the peak season, putting an extra pressue on infrascture and ecology of the small hill station. The Shimla Municipal Corporation sees it as a great revenue generating avenue, hence has propoed to impose the green fee of Rs 200, Rs 300, and Rs […]

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400kg of stale, fungus infected chicken seized from supplier in sabji mandi Shimla

By   /  July 19, 2016  /  Health, News  /  No Comments

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In a raid conducted on a shop in sabzi mandi by Municipal Corporation Shimla, about 400 kg of stale and fungus infected chicken was confiscated from a supplier in the capital city. According to deputy mayor Shimla, Tikender  Panwar, the seized chicken has been sent to the veterinary laboratory for testing, if the samples fail […]

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Shimla to lay master plan to minimize natural disaster risks and damages

By   /  July 18, 2016  /  Himachal, News  /  No Comments

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  Shimla – a small hill station that was designed to accommodate 20,000 people is correctly overburdened by a population of over two lakh citizens. The population outburst has put an extreme pressure on the infrastructure and ecology of the small hill station, raising safety concerns when a natural disaster strikes. To confront situations like […]

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Britishers had plans to move Shimla on electric cars  

By   /  July 12, 2016  /  News  /  No Comments

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The pictured pinned above is of Shimla some 100 years ago when Shimla was powered by rickshaws and coolies. Unlike today, The Ridge acted like a huge parking lot where jhampanis or rickshaw bearers with their two-wheeled rickshaws waited for customers.  As the small hill queen was very close to Britishers’ heart, they wanted to […]

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Shimla MC files case against Chandigarh waste plant authorities

By   /  July 12, 2016  /  News  /  No Comments

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  Shimla bagged India Today Best City Award in 2013 for remarkable services in housing, transport, entertainment, education, environment, etc. But looking at the current scenario, the small hill town has become a garbage bin, all thanks to poor action plans of the Shimla Municipal Corporation. Failed to maintain effective control over littering and sanitation […]

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