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Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

Oct 19, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.

Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur Becomes First Fully Vaccinated District In India

Oct 13, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Kinnaur has attained 100 percent vaccine coverage with all eligible citizens above 18 years getting both doses.


Kargil To Mandi—War Veteran To Take On His ‘Reel Life’ Hero On Other Side Of The Poll Battle

Bollywood actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar will campaign against Kargil war veteran Brigadier (Rtd) Khushal Thakur in the Himachal Pradesh by-polls.

Schools Open in Himachal Pradesh For Class 8, Strict SOPs Enforced

Oct 11, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

If temples can open for pilgrims and poll rallies held, why can't schools reopen too, ask parents.


Famous Temples See Massive Pilgrim Footfall, Covid Fears Knock At Himachal Doors

A let-off in Covid cases since the peak of the second wave has already seen a big spike in tourist inflow to the state over the past couple of months, a trend referred to as ‘revenge travel’.

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09 October, 2021

Dalai Lama Hails Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov For Winning Nobel Peace Prize

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Dalai Lama said he was happy to learn that this year's prize had been given to the two journalists for their efforts to defend freedom of expression.


08 October, 2021

In Cornering Congress Over ‘Dynastic Politics’, BJP Wrecking Its Ship In Himachal By-Polls

Ashwani Sharma

BJP wants to corner the Congress in Mandi where Pratibha singh, former CM Virbhadra Singh but dumped Chetan Bragta in Jubbal Kotkhai for assembly bypoll.


04 October, 2021

BJP Says No To Kangana’s Candidature For Mandi Bypoll, Cong All Set For Pratibha

Ashwani Sharma

‘The ticket for the Mandi parliamentary constituency will go to a party worker, not any celebrity figure,’ Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.


28 September, 2021

Himachal Bypoll: A Litmus Test For CM Jai Ram Thakur, BJP's Mission Repeat 2022

Ashwani Sharma

If the BJP faces any anti-incumbency wave during the bypoll, it can overturn the ruling party’s applecart and damage its prospects in the 2022 assembly polls.


27 September, 2021

Two Trekkers Die, 14 Stranded At Glacier In Lahaul-Spiti

Ashwani Sharma

A team of 32 have been constituted and sent to the glacier side for rescue operation. It will take three days for them to reach the glacier.


27 September, 2021

‘Not A Simple Achievement’: Meet Himachal’s Visually Challenged Umesh Labana Who Cracked UPSC

Ashwani Sharma

Umesh Labana looks forward to join the elite IAS service and preferably work on projects to change the mindset of the society towards physically challenged or visually impaired people.


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25 September, 2021

Sero Survey Finds 87 Percent Himachal Pradesh Develops Immunity Against Covid-19

Ashwani Sharma

The survey has found that people above 60 years age group in the state are at the top to have developed anti-bodies against the Covid-19.


24 September, 2021

Schools To Reopen In Himachal Pradesh Under Covid-19 Protocol

Ashwani Sharma

The Himachal Pradesh government has announced reopening of classes for students of 9th to 12th standard.


22 September, 2021

Govt Schools’ Enrolment Up By 10,000 In Himachal During Covid-19 Pandemic

Ashwani Sharma

Parents are pulling back their wards from private schools unable to pay their fee and monthly dues charged under different heads during the pandemic.


21 September, 2021

Gandhis' Day Out In Shimla’s Misty, Cool Environs

Ashwani Sharma

Locals spotted Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi taking a stroll and enjoying the cool environment in the backwards of the cottage engulfed in white clouds.


18 September, 2021

Popcorns, Photos And A Leisure Walk, Prez Kovind Makes Public Appearance At The Ridge

Ashwani Sharma

'Do you guys feel harassed by my presence in Shimla?' Rashtrapati Kovind asked a middle-aged person watching him from a distance along with a group of people.


18 September, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Holidays In Shimla Amid Crisis In Punjab Congress

Ashwani Sharma

The Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen holidaying at her bungalow in Shimla, at a time when rift has emerged between Congress leaders in Punjab.


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17 September, 2021

Himachal Pradesh On Path Of Inclusive Development: Prez Kovind

Ashwani Sharma

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed ‘Golden Jubilee’ function of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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