Shimla receives snowfall as coldwave grips Himachal

Shimla receives snowfall as coldwave grips Himachal

Shimla: State capital Shimla and surroundings experienced snowfall since Saturday morning with temperature taking a dip across entire state. Tourist resorts of Narkanda and Kufri have witnessed over 5 inch of snowfall. Reports of snowfall were also received from various places in Shimla district at Kotkhai, Jubbal and Rohru. As per reports Kharapathar in Shimla […]

Shimla – Whose City and whose Rules is it anyways?

Shimla – Whose City and whose Rules is it anyways?

By Bonjour Himachal Pradesh, a small picturesque state perched amid Himalayas, was indeed lucky to host Britishers in pre-independence era. Today, nearly about two centuries later, we feel indebted to Major Kennedy for recognizing the potential of Shimla hills and its abundance of nature and salubrious climes. Even today, English architectural heritage, dotting the town […]

Himachal University violence – Govt refuses to intervene

Himachal University violence – Govt refuses to intervene

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh University campus which experienced pitched battles between the students and the police during the previous week showed no signs of returning to normalcy as the state chief minitser Virbhadra Singh refused to meddlle in the university affairs. HPU students have been agitating against the fee hike and restoration of direct SCA elections […]

Himachal Govt to waive mandatory clearences for hydro-power projects

Himachal Govt to waive mandatory clearences for hydro-power projects

By Ashwani Sharma To fast-track hydro-power generation, Himachal Pradesh government seems to have compromised with major socio-ecological issues by waiving mandatory clearances to do away with the process of public consultations. The move is a complete U-turn by the government on its earlier decision to involve locals users of water and other right holders in […]

First Drupal Camp organised in Dharamshala

First Drupal Camp organised in Dharamshala

Large number of IT students from Dharamshala region availed benefits from the first Drupal Camp, orgainsed at Zila parishad hall Dharamshala. The camp witnessed the presence of around 120 participants from different engineering colleges and IT professionals from Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai and Dharamshala itself. More than 70 students from Government Degree college Dharamshala, Dronacharya […]

Rape of public money- Himachal CM doles out extension to retired employees

Rape of public money- Himachal CM doles out extension to retired employees

by Dev Ashish Bhattacharya In Himachal Pradesh, if the King wishes, no employee would retire. The King has adopted the method of pick and choose to benefit the few chosen ones at the cost of the career prospects of other employees and unemployed. Look at the way the benefits are provided at the cost of public […]

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