DMR develops mushroom variety with potential to restrain cancer

Directorate of Mushroom Research (DMR) has developed a variety of mushroom with potential to reduce the growth of various kinds of cancers. The newly developed variety that is shaped like a monkey head is touted as a potential breakthrough in the field of pharmaceutical. DMR Director Manjit Singh asserts that "We would soon go in for pharmaceutical evaluation of...

Solan: At a Little Glance

Solan is situated midway between Kalka and Shimla. the fine climate of this place round the year makes it an ideal destination for all seasons. There is famous 'Mohan Meakin's Brewery' in Solan, set up in 1855 A.D. The mountains near Solan offer interesting trekking possibilities and its streams are well stocked with a variety of game fish. Solan...

Chamba: At a Little Glance

The town of Chamba, the district headquarter of Chamba district is situated in the western Himalayas between north latitudes 32°10' and 33°13' and east longitudes 75°45' and 77°33'. The town stands on a plateau on the right bank of the Ravi river valley between Dhauladhar and Zanskar ranges south of the inner Himalayas. This town was founded by Raja...

Mandi: At a Little Glance

The historic town of Mandi (800 m) is built along the banks of the river Beas. It has long been an important commercial centre and the sage Mandva is said to have meditated here. This one time capital of the princely state of Mandi is a fast developing town that still retains much of its original charm and character....

The annual Vyas Utsav 2011 starts in Bilaspur

Vyas utsav 2011 started in Bilaspur today. The president of organizing Vyas nagar samiti, Kamlender Kashyap and other members started Utsav with Maharishi Vyas’ blessing. This festival is a grooming platform for the talented artists. This is the 11th edition of Vyas utsav and features various competitive artistic forms like fancy dresses, dance competitions, singing competitions, various sports activities...