Centre violating federal spirit: Badal

July 26th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday accused the central government of violating the federal spirit of the constitution.He demanded setting up of a 'genuine' federal ... Read more...

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Himachal, Punjab sign pact on Naina Devi ropeway

July 26th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Thursday inked a pact here to link two pilgrimage centres with a 3.75-km ropeway.The Rs.85 crore ropeway would link Punjab's Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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Heli-taxi service planned to Himachal temple

July 3rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to start a helicopter taxi service to the Aadi Himani Chamunda temple located in the Dhauladhar mountain range in Kangra district."Efforts will be ... Read more...

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Foreign skiers crowd Manali slopes

February 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 6 (IANS) "What a nice ski slope," remarked Canadian skier John Lee. Lee and his friends are skiing on the Solang slopes near this picturesque tourist ... Read more...

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Disney-style theme park, marina and ropeway proposed for Goa

September 5th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) A Disneyland-style adventure theme park, a marina and a ropeway for tourists are some of the major proposals before the tourism task force here, which ... Read more...

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Court asks Jagson to stop work on Shimla ropeway

April 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has restrained Jagson Ropeways Company from carrying out any further construction activity of the ropeway tower, taking a serious view of ... Read more...

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Conquer Raigad Fort - in five minutes! (With images)

January 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) It was a symbol of Maratha pride, the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji's kingdom and vision of a Hindavi Swaraj (Hindu rule). The majestic Raigad Fort, which ... Read more...

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‘Shooting with Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience’

November 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The shooting of the documentary "Sikkim" with legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a lifetime experience, feels cinematographer Soumendu Roy."Shooting 'Sikkim' with Satyjit Ray was a lifetime experience. I ... Read more...

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Himachal to link shrine with ropeway

October 28th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to link a Hindu shrine in Hamirpur district with a ropeway after which it would take just 10 minutes to traverse a ... Read more...

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Himachal to check construction of high-rise buildings

August 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government plans to amend building by-laws to check the construction of high-rise buildings in Shimla, a minister said Wednesday. "We are planning to bring amendments to ... Read more...

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Bihar cabinet meets at Buddhist Stupa in Rajgir

December 29th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nalanda, Dec 29 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held a cabinet meeting with his council of ministers on Tuesday at Rajgir in Nalanda here.Nitish, who arrived here in a chopper ... Read more...

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Mayawati government denies plan for corridor behind Taj

August 5th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) Contrary to reports, the Uttar Pradesh government has no plan to build any kind of corridor behind the 17th century Taj Mahal, a top state official said here ... Read more...

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Another Taj project runs into trouble (Lead)

August 2nd, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Aug 2 (IANS) Yet another mega project in the name of promoting tourism around the Taj Mahal has run into trouble with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) opposing ... Read more...

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Grounded Indo-Nepal hydropower treaty set for revival

July 14th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) A giant 6,000 MW hydropower project that India and Nepal agreed to build in 1997 but lay stuck due to political tensions is set to get ... Read more...

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NMDC gets nod to mine limestone in Himachal

July 30th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) India's public sector National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has got permission to mine steel-grade limestone in Himachal Pradesh, a state government official said Wednesday. The firm will invest ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s Gondola cable car damaged in lightning

April 24th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) The world's highest cable car, in Kashmir's Gulmarg hill resort, has been closed indefinitely following damage due to lightning that struck the ropeway earlier this week, officials said ... Read more...

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Punjab to get 250 mw power from Himachal Pradesh

March 9th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will supply neighbouring Punjab 250 MW electricity during summer when the demand for electricity is high. Under an agreement reached after a meeting between Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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