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Shutdown gets partial response in Himachal (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) The shutdown called by the opposition against the central government's economic measures Thursday got a partial response in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh with buses and trains ... Read more...

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Commercial establishments shut in Himachal


September 20th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Commercial establishments were closed in parts of Himachal Pradesh Thursday following the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown.State-run transport and private buses and trains were plying but trucks ... Read more...

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Over 9 million follow Dalai Lama in cyberspace


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has over nine million fans following him in cyberspace.Although not tech-savvy, the Dalai Lama, revered as a demi-god by ... Read more...

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Global torch relay to focus attention on Tibet


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) To apprise the international community about the tense situation prevailing in Tibet, exiled Tibetans Sunday began a global tour aimed at ending the atrocities there.The second ... Read more...

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Bill to relax land ceiling law in Himachal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) In the run up to the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, the state government Monday introduced a bill to amend the land ceiling law to ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM congratulates India


August 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 15 (IANS) The Tibetan administration in exile here Wednesday congratulated India on its 66th Independence Day and expressed gratitude for the country's support to the Tibetans.At a function ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM for resumption of talks with China


August 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday again insisted on early resumption of dialogue with China on the Tibet issue, but he blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation ... Read more...

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Dry spell raises temperatures in Himachal hills


July 18th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh were warm again Wednesday as monsoon remained elusive, with the state's Paonta Sahib town recording a high of 39 degrees ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Another monk has self-immolated in Tibet’


July 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 17 (IANS) An 18-year-old Tibetan monk self-immolated himself in northeastern Tibet in China Tuesday, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said here.With this incident, a total of 44 people ... Read more...

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Himachal gets drenched


July 7th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may see moderate to heavy rainfall in the next few days, a weather official said here Saturday, following widespread rainfall over ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Warming Himachal hills portend rains?


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were warm due to the continuing dry spell, with the state's Una town recording a high of 40.2 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Shanta, Dhumal agree to hold joint rallies in Himachal


July 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Two warring factions - of Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and former union minister Shanta Kumar - of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal ... Read more...

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Mohit Chauhan ties the knot with Prarthna


July 1st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood playback singer Mohit Chauhan married journalist Prarthna Gehlot at a hotel here, family sources said. The marriage was a quiet and private affair.A family ... Read more...

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China must probe self-immolation cause: Dalai Lama


June 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has asked China to investigate the causes behind a string of self-immolation in Tibet."These sad events are evidently not taking ... Read more...

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Graft charges framed against Virbhadra, wife (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) Two days after union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh celebrated his birthday and 50 years in politics, a court here Monday framed ... Read more...

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Rains cool Himachal Pradesh


June 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) Showers were reported in some parts of Himachal Pradesh Sunday, bringing some respite from the heat. More rain has been forecast in the next few days.Shimla, ... Read more...

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Censorship in China is morally wrong: Dalai Lama


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 24 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has criticised the Chinese government's censorship policy as morally wrong and said 1.3 billion people of China have a right ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal, rain in store


June 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Thursday, recording temperatures three to seven degrees above the average. But the Met office forecast rains ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama meets fellow Nobel icon Suu Kyi


June 20th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 20 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met fellow Nobel laureate and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London, an aide of the spiritual leader ... Read more...

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Shimla gets warmer


June 19th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) A day after showers, the Himachal Pradesh capital again saw the mercury rising Tuesday, recording a maximum of 27.9 degrees Celsius which was 3.5 degrees above ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues in Himachal hills


June 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The heat wave continued in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday, with temperatures being recorded three to seven degrees above avrage. In some areas, it crossed ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) A heat wave again gripped parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with temperatures crossing 40 degrees Celsius.State capital Shimla too recorded a high of 30.1 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Himachal hills get warmer again


June 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) After days of pleasant weather, the hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Sunday, recording temperatures two to three degrees above average. In some ... Read more...

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Indian foreign secretary meets Dalai Lama


June 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 7 (IANS) As External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ended his China visit, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Thursday held a closed-door meeting with the Dalai Lama here.There was no ... Read more...

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Rains in store in Himachal Pradesh


June 4th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh will get relief from the scorching heat as the Met office Monday forecast rains and thundershowers soon, even as the state ... Read more...

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Drizzle, mild snow in Himachal hills


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, June 2 (IANS) The mercury continued to remain abnormally high across Himachal Pradesh Saturday, recording temperatures two to six degrees above normal, despite drizzle and mild snowfall in some ... Read more...

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Sangay concerned over unrest in Tibet


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 2 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Saturday expressed concern over the prevailing tense situation in Tibet and sought an end to "human rights violations ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Himachal, chief minister walks to office (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh Thursday observed a statewide shutdown on the increase in petrol prices, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal walked his way to office to ... Read more...

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Mother of three immolates herself in Tibet


May 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Thursday said a mother of three immolated herself in Tibet to protest Beijing's "repressive policies" and demand the return of the ... Read more...

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Chemical detectors to be added to Dalai Lama’s security


May 20th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 20 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), the elected government of exiled Tibetans based here, said Sunday it would add chemical detectors to the Dalai Lama's security."We are ... Read more...

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IPL Scoreboard: Daredevils vs. Kings XI


May 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) The scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab here Saturday.Kings XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist c Aaron b ... Read more...

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IPL Scoreboard: Kings XI vs Super Kings


May 17th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 17 (IANS) The scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at the HPCA Stadium here Thursday:Chennai Super Kings: Murali Vijay ... Read more...

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Kings XI opt to field against Super Kings


May 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 17 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the ... Read more...

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Himachal spent Rs.2.36 crore on security for IPL matches


May 17th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government spent Rs.2.36 crore on providing security during Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the last two years, a Right to Information (RTI) ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama speaks of Chinese plot to kill him


May 13th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Chinese agents have trained Tibetan women to poison the Dalai Lama while posing as a devotee, the Tibetan spiritual leader has said.The Nobel Laureate told ... Read more...

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