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Hundreds of tourists stranded in Himachal Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including foreign tourists, have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti subdivision for the past two days after the closure of roads due to ... Read more...

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Himachal may see heavy rains, rivers in spate


August 19th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days, while the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 remained disrupted throughout the day Sunday due ... Read more...

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Myneni, Prasanth in semis of ITF meet


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Third seeded Saketh Myneni along with Antoine Escoffier from France, and Korea's Hyun-Woo Nam entered the semi-finals with comfortable victories in the ITF Futures men's tennis ... Read more...

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Selvaraj knocks out Jeong at ITF meet


July 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Local challenger Ajai Selvaraj upset fifth seeded Korean Suk-Young Jeong of South Korea 7-6 (2), 6-3, and joined fellow-Indians Jeevan Nedunchezhyan, Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan and Vijay Sundar ... Read more...

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Ranjith leads way into last 8 of tennis meet


July 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Top seed Ranjith Virali-Murugesan led the singles field into the quarterfinals with a facile 6-1, 6-2 win against Indonesian Elbert Sie in the Indian Oil Servo ... Read more...

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Myneni packs off Murugesan in ITF meet


June 5th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 5 (IANS) Unseeded Saket Myneni extended his sway over Ranjeet Virali Murugesan by defeating the sixth seed 6-3, 6-4 in 68 minutes and moved into the second round ... Read more...

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Vishnu Vardhan top seed in ITF event


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 23 (IANS) Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan, ranked 385, heads the singles field as the top seed in the $10,000 ITF Futures Men's Tour tournament to be ... Read more...

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Malik leads way into last eight of ITF tennis


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Top seed Vijayant Malik eased past Ronak Manuja 7-5, 6-3 to lead the field into the quarter-finals of the MCC-SR Subramaniam ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Three Indians advance in ITF tennis


April 30th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) India's Ashwin Vijayaraghavan, Saurabh Patil and Sidharth Rawat entered the second round in the MCC-SR Subramaniam ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Monday.Vijayaraghavan outclassed Portugal's Bruno ... Read more...

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Easy win for Murugesan in ITF Futures tennis


November 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Second seed Ranjeet Virali Murugesan dropped just one game en route to the second round of the TNTA-ITF men's Futures tennis tournament here Monday as he ... Read more...

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Landslides close Himachal national highway


September 6th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) National Highway-22, which passes through Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, was closed Tuesday due to massive landslides near the picturesque Kalpa town, police said.Traffic was affected due ... Read more...

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Himalayan car rally flagged off from Shimla


October 10th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Oct.10 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal flagged off the twelfth motor sports rally 'Raid-de-Himalaya' from Shimla.The eight-day long car rally, which began on Saturday, will cover 1,700 kilometers ... Read more...

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175 motorists to set out in Raid-de-Himalaya


September 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 8 (IANS) More than 175 daredevil motorists will set out across the rugged Himalayan ranges during the 12th edition of the world's toughest motor rally, Raid-de-Himalaya, next month, an organiser ... Read more...

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First ATM comes up in Himachal’s Lahaul valley


September 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) The State Bank of India has opened its ATM in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul valley - the first ATM of any bank in the area, a bank official ... Read more...

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International racket behind rare wood smuggled to China: Police (Lead)


August 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) There could be a major international racket behind the smuggling of the banned red sanders wood that was seized close to the border with China in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Leh floods dip foreign tourist footfalls in Himachal


August 18th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Manali, Aug 18 (IANS) The closure of the National Highway-22 due to the flash floods in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir has affected the tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh, with ... Read more...

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Himachal rivers in spate, alert sounded


July 7th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) A high alert was sounded in Himachal Pradesh as most rivers and their tributaries began flowing above the danger mark after heavy rains, officials said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Rushmi, Ranjeet highest ranked at National Grass Court tennis


December 18th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Ranjeet Virali Murugesan and Rushmi Chakravarthi are the highest ranked players to have sent in their entries in the men's and women's sections of the Rs.4.5 ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall in Himachal, Rohtang pass again closed


December 10th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall was reported across the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Thursday, a weather official said. The Rohtang Pass was again closed for vehicular traffic ... Read more...

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Nearly 150 stranded tourists rescued in Himachal


September 18th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Nearly 150 tourists, including foreigners, stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley since early last week due to snowfall and landslides, were rescued Friday, police said. Superintendent of Police S.R. ... Read more...

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Nearly 150 tourists stranded in Himachal


September 17th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Nearly 150 tourists, including foreigners, are stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley since early last week due to snowfall and land slides. The rescue efforts by the administration ... Read more...

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75 tourists in Himachal stranded by landslides


September 15th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) Around 75 tourists, including 50 foreigners, are still stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley after the closure of roads due to landslides triggered by rains and snowfall last ... Read more...

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Manali-Leh highway reopened, 282 people rescued (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Sep 4 (IANS) The 475-km National Highway-21 that connects Manali in Himachal Pradesh and Leh in Jammu and Kashmir was reopened for light vehicles Friday, an official said. The highway was ... Read more...

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New technique to control stray dogs’ population in Amritsar


August 14th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Aug. 14 (ANI): Amritsar administration has come up with a plan to control the growing population of the stray dogs without killing them.Under the project called Minimally Invasive Vas Occlusion ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s visit to Lahaul-Spiti promotes tourism in Himachal


July 14th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurLahaul-Spiti (Himachal), July 14 (ANI): Lahul-Spiti, a tribal region which remains isolated for more than half-a-year from rest of world, is presently emerging as a centre for religious tourism.The ... Read more...

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Bhupathi advances in doubles; Paes shocked in mixed doubles


January 27th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi stormed into the doubles semi-finals while Leander Paes faced a shock exit in the mixed doubles at the Australian Open here Tuesday. Third seeded Bhupathi ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles reach Australian Open quarters


January 26th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi of India and Mark Knowles of Bahamas Monday moved into the Australian Open doubles quarterfinal with a straight set victory over Nicolas Lapentti of Ecuador and ... Read more...

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Chamurthi steeds steal the show at Rampur Horse Fair in Himachal


November 6th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant Chauhan Rampur, Nov.6 (ANI): Rampurs famous annual horse fair, which attracts buyers from Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, was held this week and the star attraction at the three-day ... Read more...

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Traders throng a horse exhibition in H.P.


November 6th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Rampur (H.P.), Nov 6 (ANI): The traders thronged a horse exhibition in Rampur city of Himachal Pradesh , showcasing a rare breed of the horses of Himalayan region.The three-day horse fair ... Read more...

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250 motorists to test their skills in Raid-de-Himalaya rally


September 30th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 30 (IANS) It's again time to test your nerves at the wheel through the most rugged and inhospitable terrain trans-Himalayas.More than 250 daredevil motorists will test their level of endurance, ... Read more...

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Over 75 people still stuck in snow-bound Himachal areas


September 26th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Sep 26 (IANS) More than 75 people, including 30 foreign nationals, were still stranded in snowbound areas of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul and Spiti district Friday, officials said. "This morning nearly 80 ... Read more...

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12 stranded foreigners rescued in Himachal Pradesh


September 25th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 25 (IANS) Twelve stranded foreigners, comprising eight Belgian and four Swedish tourists, were rescued Thursday by the armed forces from a tribal district in Himachal Pradesh, an official ... Read more...

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18,600 feet high mountain pass traversed by army expedition


July 30th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) An army expedition has traversed the Manirang Pass at a height of 18,600 feet in Himachal Pradesh after a gap of 10 years, an official said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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New-born airlifted for treatment from remote Himachal area


July 12th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Despite encountering bad weather, a helicopter Saturday evacuated a newborn child in need of immediate surgery from Kaza town in Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul and Spiti district to ... Read more...

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