Like a pagri, or the turban in other parts of India, the Himachali topi is a necessary fashion wear during marriages, festivals, religious functions, fairs and other local events. Traditionally, worn has a headgear to protect from the chilly winter...
By: Isha Sharma Himachal Pradesh – commonly known as the land of Gods. The scenic beauty, the calm atmosphere and the aura of spiritualism attracts thousands of devotees to visit our state. More than two thousand temples and religious places...
टैटू यानी कि शरीर पर रंगो से गोदना, पहले जहाँ-तहाँ किसी मेले-खड़े में ही नज़र आते थे, वहीं आज इसका प्रचलन इतना बढ़ता जा रहा है कि शिमला जैसे छोटे शहर में भी अब 5-6 टैटू पार्लर खुल चुके हैं।...
HimVani Shimla: Himachal Pradesh will soon have its first 24-hour news channel. The Sadhna Group, that owns Sadhna TV, is expected to launch Sadhna News Himachal from April 6. Prabhat Dabral, executive director of Sadhna News is reported to have...
जब पूरब से पश्चिम और उत्तर से दक्षिण तक मुग़ल बादशाह औरंगज़ेब के सामने कोई सर उठाने की कोशिश नहीं करता था, उस समय चम्बा के महाराजा छतर सिंह ने उसके आदेशों को मानने से सिर्फ इनकार ही नहीं किया अपितु उसकी धज्जियाँ...
We know a lot about how British got influenced by the climate and terrain of Himachal Pradesh. They loved Shimla so much that they made it the summer capital of India. The mark of their rule can be seen in...
By : Swaran Deepak Raina A fair commencing from July 27th will last for seven days till 3rd August 2014. Namely the International Minjar fair is a splendid carnival held in Chamba town of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh. Known to...
People living in the remote and far flung areas of Himachal Pradesh are celebrating belated festival of lights that is 'Budhi Diwali', which falls today. According to local taboo it follows a month after festival of lights. The festival famous...
HimVani Mumbai: Himachal Mitra, a cultural magazine dedicated to the art and literature in Himachal Pradesh, held Pahari Day at Himachal Bhawan in Mumbai on November 1. A large number of Himachalis settled in Mumbai attended the function presided over...
By: Saroj Thakur January 25, 1971, the historic day when the hilly state Himachal got Statehood, still makes its presence felt in my memory lanes. I was in class tenth and honestly speaking had little knowledge about the status of...