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Eco lessons for India from Himachal Pradesh (Postcard from Kinnaur)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Your journey to the picturesque and remote district of Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh will be an object lesson in preserving the environment and ... Read more...

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Himachal to develop eco-tourism in Sangla Valley


December 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) To promote eco-tourism, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday decided to develop camping sites in the picturesque Sangla Valley in Kinnaur district.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal asked the state-run ... Read more...

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Himachal offers discount to Pakistani guests


March 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) As a goodwill gesture, Himachal Pradesh Wednesday invited the Pakistani guests to visit the hills after the India-Pakistan cricket World cup semifinal match in Mohali.The state ... Read more...

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Still snowing tourists in Himachal hills


March 25th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) As spring slowly melts into summer, tourists from the plains are rushing right into the arms of the Himachal Pradesh hills that are still magically ... Read more...

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Kolkata tourists rescued in Himachal


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) More than 100 tourists from West Bengal who were stranded in Kalpa town of Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district since Thursday due to heavy snow have been rescued. However, ... Read more...

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Himachal warms up to Christmas tourist rush


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 23 (IANS) It's not the snow, but the sun that is alluring the tourists to ring in the Christmas at most of the popular destinations in Himachal Pradesh.The Met Office ... Read more...

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1,342 cricket teams in fray for Himachal’s T-20 league


November 29th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) The second edition of the Jaypee Twenty20 ‘Mahasangram', a local version of Twenty20 league and billed as the world's largest cricket tournament, began in Himachal Pradesh Monday, an ... Read more...

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Snow-clad mountains luring tourists to Himachal


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 19 (IANS) Chuckling snow-clad peaks on the horizon of Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations are luring visitors to the state's hills.Hospitality industry representatives say timely onset of winter ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Sangla Valley reopens for motorists


September 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) The road to Himachal Pradesh's picturesque Sangla Valley was reopened Sunday after being closed for six days due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the region, ... Read more...

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35 tourists stranded as Himachal valley still cut off


September 25th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque Sangla Valley remained cut off from the rest of the country for the sixth day Saturday, an official said. Incessant rainfall in the region had triggered ... Read more...

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40 stranded tourists airlifted in Himachal Pradesh


September 24th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) At least 40 tourists, including 24 foreigners, who were stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district for the past five days, were airlifted Friday, an official said. Incessant rainfall in ... Read more...

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It’s snowing! Himachal readies its rooms with a view


May 9th, 2010 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Fresh spell of snow in parts of Himachal Pradesh is making the state's hospitality sector smile. After all, some good weather and pristine natural beauty ... Read more...

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Temperature down in Himachal after rain


April 24th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) Rain in Himachal Pradesh Saturday brought down the temperature by four to five notches, with the weatherman forecasting thundershowers in the state Sunday. Shimla and nearby areas saw moderate ... Read more...

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Rain brings temperature down in Shimla


April 24th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) Rains in Himachal Pradesh Saturday brought down the temperature, with the weatherman forecasting better times across the state. Shimla and nearby areas saw moderate rains Saturday noon. "There ... Read more...

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Abhinav Shukla got a warning!


April 5th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Abhinav Shukla who will be essaying a role of an NRI in Star One's upcoming venture "Geet' but in a talk with the champ, who is fondly love with cars and ... Read more...

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Delicious Kinnaur apples dominate markets despite low yield


October 4th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 4 (IANS) The world famous Delicious apples from Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district have recaptured the Indian markets this year despite low production and the farmers are getting record prices due ... Read more...

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Himachal hills get moderate to heavy rains


July 14th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw moderate to heavy rains, which brought the temperatures across the state considerably down. "Most parts of the state witnessed moderate to ... Read more...

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