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  1. Why some Indian cities won't get smartRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    The reasons for important cities remaining out of the ambitious project vary from their low level of utilisation of existing urban renewal funds to scoring low on several factors hen Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced a list of 98 contenders last week to be part of the smart city project, exclusion of some prominent names such as Bengaluru, Kolkata, Shimla and Patna had come as a surprise. Selection of only New Delhi Municipal Council, leaving out rest of the capital city, was among the other announcements that made many sit up.

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  2. Himachal, UK to join hands to preserve British-era buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Himachal Pradesh is set to join hands with United Kingdom to preserve the British-era structures and boost high-end tourism in the state. Deputy British high commissioner David Elliot will arrive in the state capital on September 1 and hold consultations with chief minister Virbhadra Singh and chief secretary P Mitra to discuss areas of mutual interest.

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  3. Golf carts not feasible on Shimla roads: Himachal CMRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newkerala.com

    Plying of battery-operated golf carts on the restricted roads of Shimla was not feasible, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Wednesday. "Plying of golf carts as public transport couldn't be permitted due to legal implications over their plying," the chief minister informed the state assembly.

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  4. Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra reach Shimla for inspecting cottageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | India.com

    Shimla, Aug 22: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Vadra on Saturday reached a tourist resort near here for holidaying and inspecting the latter's upcoming cottage, an official said. Gandhi and her daughter reached Oberoi Group's Wildflower Hall, a landmark luxury hotel on the outskirts of this city, by road from Chandigarh, the official told IANS.

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  5. Visit these places to make your weekend more romanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Merinews

    After a hectic week, we all want to refresh ourselves during weekends. In fact this is the best time to accumulate some energy back and give yourself and your partner a refreshing weekend trip with fresh air, nature all around, mountains, lakes, exotic places and symbolic monuments.

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  6. Uproar in India's 'Valley of Gods' over green rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The China Post

    Its ski slopes are considered among the best in India while its stunning views are a magnet for hikers, horse riders and paragliders in the summer. But a new ruling by India's environmental court designed to protect the Kullu Valley from its hordes of visitors now threatens to devastate the tourist industry, according to furious local businesses.

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  7. NGT ban on taking vehicles to Rohtang relaxed till Nov 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Hindustan Times

    The National Green Tribunal ban on taking vehicles to the environmentally sensitive Rohtang pass tourist snow point in Himachal Pradesh is relaxed till November 30. Suryanarayan Singh, Himachal Pradesh senior additional advocate general in Delhi, said the tribunal had relaxed the ban on Tuesday and, on Wednesday, directed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Indraprastha Gas Limited to provide the hill state with CNG buses and fuelling facility, respectively, to deal with air pollution because of vehicular emissions. The case was listed before the NGT in New Delhi.

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  8. Incredible Value to Incredible IndiaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Pressat

    INDIA SPECIALIST COX & KINGS LAUNCHES NEW LOOK 2016 BROCHURE FEATURING NEW ESCORTED TOURS TO RAJASTHAN AND ADDITIONAL TAILOR-MADE IDEAS Cox & Kings has launched its expanded 2016 brochure for India & Beyond featuring a new collection of excellent value, high-quality escorted tours and tailor-made ideas. The new-look 2016 brochure range has been redesigned to include additional pages about each region, giving more inspiration for clients to include in their own holidays.

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  9. Moderate rainfall in HimachalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  10. Moderate rainfall in HimachalRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Nerve News

    Many areas in Himachal Pradesh received moderate rainfall on Sunday, while the Met Office has forecast heavy rainfall in some parts. The southwest monsoon, which hit the hill state on June 24, remained deficit by 20 percent till July 31, the weather office said.

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  11. HP set to be first state to scientifically analyze road accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    In a move that could help lower the number of road accidents, Himachal Pradesh is poised to become the first state in the country to launch a road accident data management system that will enable the government to analyze vehicular mishaps and draw up plans to reduce them. The latest system that uses mobile tablets to transfer data will help cops to study the common causes of road accidents.

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  12. Heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh, high alert issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    High alert was issued in Himachal Pradesh after heavy rains lashed several parts of the state Tuesday night as monsoon further intensified in the region. Thick fog engulfed Shimla and its adjoining areas and vehicular traffic was disrupted as rainfall caused traffic jams.

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  13. India & Shimla Extension TourRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    India is not only an incredible, unique country and civilisation, it's also a mind-boggling potpourri of sights, sounds, colours and experiences, as well as a culture-shock of astonishing contrasts. From the flawless grandeur of the Taj Mahal, to the mighty fortresses of Rajasthan and from the reminders of past glories of the Raj in Delhi to the teeming markets of Jaipur, and a five-star stay in the hill station of Shimla, our India tour encompasses the very best that Northern India has to offer and you will return home with some truly amazing memories.

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  14. Water scarcity, traffic chaos plague 'Queen of Hills'Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  15. In the land of the demigodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Rediff.com

    With Tibet to the east and home to three stunning Himalayan ranges, Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh boasts of a colourful culture and beautiful people, says Geetanjali Krishna. t's a bumpy ride to Kalpa.

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  16. New PBS series to spark tours of exotic locales in Northern IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    If you're a fan of the British series Downton Abbey , TV critics say you won't want to miss a single episode of a new series - this one set in India -- slated to air on PBS the fall. Called Indian Summers, the new, 10-episode drama tells the story of the decline of the British empire and the rise of modern India, unfurled against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and the tea plantations of Northern India.

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  17. Braving rain, Smriti Irani, Advani perform yogaRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Nerve News

    Braving rain, senior BJP leaders L.K. Advani and union minister Smriti Irani participated in yoga camps held in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. Over 1,000 people, comprising government and retired employees, students and some tourists, participated in a yoga camp organised in this Himachal Pradesh capital.

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  18. Advani, Smriti Irani participate in Himachal yoga campsRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and Union Minister Smriti Irani participated in yoga camps held in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. Over 1,000 people, comprising government and retired employees, students and some tourists, participated in a yoga camp organised in this Himachal Pradesh town on a pleasant cloudy morning of Sunday, officials said.

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  19. International Yoga Day: L.K. Advani and Smriti Irani participate in Himachal yoga campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | India.com

    Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and Union Minister Smriti Irani participated in yoga camps held in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. Over 1,000 people, comprising government and retired employees, students and some tourists, participated in a yoga camp organised in this Himachal Pradesh town on a pleasant cloudy morning of Sunday, officials said.

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  20. Himachal Pradesh: V-Cs of state varsities told to cut down on travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Himachal governor Kalyan Singh has instructed vice chancellors of the three state universities to reduce expenses incurred on official travel and avoid "unnecessary tours". In a letter circulated to the three vice chancellors on Wednesday, Singh, who is also the varsities' chancellor, said only tours related to university work would be approved.

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