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Police refuses to lodge FIR in Bali case, claims activist

July 30th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

A Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) resident and social activist, Atul Bhardwaj has claimed that police has refused to lodge an FIR on the basis of a recent sting operation of a private news channel. Bhardwaj told Hill Beat from Dharamshala that the police was not registering an FIR in the Star News conducted sting operation against […]

Hamirpur to bye-poll on June 2

April 25th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Hill Beat Shimla: The bye-elections for the Hamirpur parliamentary constuency, Himachal Pradesh, would be held on June 2, 2007, according to an official release from the office of the Election Commission of India. The Hamirpur seat had felt vacant when BJP MP, Suresh Chandel ceased to be a member of the Lok Sabha, following the […]

Painting competition on disability on April 22

April 18th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Hill Beat Shimla: Society for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies (SDRS), Himachal Pradesh Chapter, is organising a first ever ‘On the Spot Painting Competition’ on ‘Disability Rights’ in this hilly state. Students of department of visual art from HP University and colleges of Shimla city will make paintings on ‘Disability Rights: Shifts from Charity to Human […]

Himachal monks meet Prime Minister

January 29th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

 Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh along with his wife Gursharan Kaur (adorning the Himachali cap) on January 29, before the Beating Retreat ceremony, with the monks from Himachal who represented the state in the Republic Day parade on Rajpath, New Delhi, this year. Behind Kaur is Surjeet Singh (bearded) who has been designing the Republic […]

Himachal monks tread the Rajpath

January 29th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Photos and copyright: IMTIYAZ K The Himachal tableau during the Republic Day parade on Rajpath in New Delhi, January 26, 2006. The tableau showcased the Monasteries of Lahaul-Spiti this year.

Draman-Bharmour road to be double-lane

January 19th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Hill Beat CHAMBA: The Draman-Bharmour via Jot road would be converted into a double-lane highway by the World Bank, Kuldip Singh Pathania, Chairman, Himachal Pradesh Finance Commission said here. According to Pathania, World Bank would be spending over Rs 100 crore on the road, which connects the religious and historical tribal township of Bharmour with […]

Himachal road density in non-tribal areas above 68 km

January 17th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Hill Beat NEW DELHI: The road density in non-tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh crossed 68.80 km per 100 square kilometres during the year 2006, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here while announcing the Annual Plan for the Year 2007-2008. After a meeting with Planning Commission Chairman, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Singh informed that Rs 278 crore […]

Himachal registers 8.2% growth

January 17th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Hill Beat NEW DELHI: Himachal Pradesh has registered a robust growth rate of 8.2% at the end of the fourth year of 10th Plan as against the national growth of 7.5%, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said. Singh said that the per capita income of Himachal Pradesh was registered at Rs 30,140 during the year 2005-2006 […]

WAVES' annual meet focuses on Himalayan tradition

December 27th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Hill Beat NEW DELHI: A three-day conference on social consciousness in Himalayan tradition was organised here from December 15 to 17, during the 10th International India conference of the Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES), in a tie-up with the University of Delhi, South Campus. The conference received an enthusiastic response from scholars of Sanskrit studies […]

CII invites Himachal NRIs for its state annual session

December 23rd, 2006  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized

Hill Beat SHIMLA: The CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) Himachal Pradesh State Annual Session for the year 2006-07 will be held in March 2007. For the same it is inviting Himachal NRIs “to join and address the State Annual Session with their vision to promote Himachal”, according to CII in its official communication to Hill […]

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