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 […]

Five killed in road accident in Shimla

Shimla (Jan 21:) Five person were killed in a road accident in Shimla on Friday night when their vehicle (I-10 car) skidded off the road. The vehicle could be spotted only in the morning. By the time police reached the spot all five person had died. The accident happened near HRTC petrol pump on Byepass […]

Shimla brushes up it’s English ahead of Commonwealth games

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh has begun it’s preparations for the Commonwealth games. To start with, the state tourism department is imparting training to tourist guides in spoken English skills. A large number of foreigners are expected to visit the state during the Games from October 3-14, mostly Britons, to revive the Raj connection. Prominent places which […]

Outbreak of diarrhoea in Shimla; 77 cases reported

Shimla: With the onset of monsoon, Shimla is in spate of diarrhoea with 77 cases being reported from different  parts of Shimla. 17 people were admitted at  IGMC Shimla, 38 people were treated as out patient cases at  Civil Dispensary Sanjouli and 16 people were treated at Rippon (DDU) hospital. Sanjouli area of Shimla is […]

Leopard strays into Himachal capital

Shimla: Panic gripped the state capital today when news of a leopard being spotted at the Rani Jhansi Park (Ladies Park) adjoining the Mall spread in the town. The animal was later trapped by the wildlife wing. The animal was tranquilised with the help of a cartridge-propelled rifle. As the leopard got hit by the […]

The story of National Highway 22

National Highway – 22 (NH 22) happens to be the life line of Shimla hills. This road is also known as the Hindustan Tibet Road. The road connects Shimla with Rampur and Kinnaur and is of a strategic importance as it is the main supply route to the armed forces stationed at the Tibetian border. […]

Himachal Govt. does a lip service for tourism sector in the budget 2009-10

The budgetary proposals for the tourism sector have been disappointing and a mere lip service in this year budget. No major policy decision has been taken nor any relief given to the tourism service providers in the state in the wake of recession in the country. This is how the Chief Minister’s budget speech outlined […]

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