Simla: At a little glance

Shimla originally called Simla, is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. It was learned that it was establish in 1817 and in 1864 it was declared the summer capital of the British Raj in India. A popular tourist destination, Shimla is often referred to as the "Queen of Hills," a term coined by the British. Located in the north-west...

Anurag Thakur yatra reaches Himachal

Anurag Thakur led Ekta Yatra reaches Himachal Pradesh. Young MP from Hamirpur thanks supporters for their encouragement. It’s learnt that J&K government is not in favor of this yatra amidst the insurgency; however Anurag Thakur is adamant to hoist the Tricolor at Lal Chowk.

Three died in a car accident in Sainj

Dilapidated condition of roads takes another three lives as a car met with an accident at the Bulandi Mor near Sainj on the Shimla-Chopal road. The deceased were identified as Saurav Bhandari (24) of village Tungla and Laik Ram (Gedu) (60 ) of Kaiyana. The third victim was a Nepali who could not be identified immediately.

Himurja receives 499 applications for IPP

Himurja, receives 499 applications from independent power producers (IPPs) for 35 projects and as many self-identified projects up to 5 MW. Out of the 35 projects with an aggregate capacity of 60.01 MW, as many as 28 projects of up to 2 MW capacity have been reserved for Himachalis and not surprisingly a majority of applicants are from the...

Masroor temple to be exposed to the outside world

State Government would consider organising conducted tour of school children to Masroor Temple and Pong Dam to acquaint them with the rich heritage State possessed besides organising a festival to expose Masroor Temple nationally and inter-nationally. Chief Minister discloses it in his presidential address on the occasion of one-day Seminar on Masroor Temple, organised by the Department of Tourism...