Tag: Himachal Pradesh

BJP retains Gujarat, captures power in Himachal

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has defeated the main rival Congress in two States Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh with convincing majority. The BJP has retained power in Gujarat by winning 99 of the 182 seats and restricting the Congress to 77 seats. The Nationalist Congress Party could manage to open it’s account in

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Himachal farmers start growing pomegranate and cabbage, as apple lines recede due to climate change

Dinesh C Sharma Shimla: With apple production greatly affected due to changing climate in Himachal Pradesh, apple farmers are taking to cultivation of vegetables and ‘low chill’ fruits like pomegranate and kiwi. Hill farmers are steadily moving towards other options, particularly in low and mid altitude (1200-1800 meters) regions of Kullu, Shimla and Mandi districts. They are

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Himachal landslide hits two buses; 46 dead

Newsroom24x7 Network Shimla: Two Himachal Pradesh Roadways buses were crushed and at least 46 passengers have died in a massive landslide at Kotpuri near Padhar on the Mandi Pathankot national highway. About 50 passengers were travelling in the two ill-fated buses. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The landslide was caused by a cloud burst.

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Government approves subsidized helicopter services in J&K and Himachal Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Government has accorded its approval for operation of helicopter services in the State of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on a pilot basis in 10 sectors, as per the stipulation that the most inaccessible destination points should be chosen. The scheme can be extended to other/additional sectors at a

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President of India condoles the loss of lives due to massive forest fires in Uttarakhand

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives in Uttarakhand due to massive forest fires which have affected large areas of the State, causing air pollution as well as damage to environment. In his message to Dr. K.K. Paul, the Governor of Uttarakhand, the President has said

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“Mental agony and tension” forces Natarajan to hit out at Congress leadership?

  Lalit Shastri Former Union Minister of State for Environment and forest and Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan’s outburst unleashed through her letter of November 5, 2014 to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, which has been flashed widely in the public domain by the media today, goes on to expose in large measure how she was working as

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