Photo courtesy: HP Press Liaison Office     Member of Parliament Pratibha Singh (Mandi constituency), unfurling the National Flag at Himachal Bhawan, New Delhi on the occasion of Himachal Day, January 25. Himachal Day was celebrated in the national capital for the...
Photo and copyright: Lalit Kumar Contingent of the Indian Army rehearsing for the Republic Day Parade on the Ridge in Shimla on Sunday, Januray 21. .
By: Usha Bande A decade or so ago to counter the threat of the divisive forces, a catchy slogan on buses and public places read "from Kashmir to Kanyaumari India is one". Incidentally, around the same time, V S Naipaul’s...
Pics and write-up: Saroj Thakur A plate full of khichri laden with ghee Lohri day brings to my mind so many memories, each trying to take centrestage relegating others backstage! Each impression has been an eye opener for me and has...
Photo and copyright: Lalit Kumar WELCOME 2007: At the stroke of midnight, on the last day of the year 2006, fireworks lit up the sky on the Ridge, Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh to welcome the New Year.
Photos and copyright: Lalit Kumar WELCOME 2007: Tourists along with local folks enjoying the DJ party (L) and bonfire (R) on the New Year eve on the Ridge, Shimla. The programme was organised by Activity Zone, a Shimla...
Photo and copyright: Lalit Kumar Tourists enjoy a cultural programme, under the Taka Benches, on The Ridge, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, organised by Activity Zone, an event organising company on Christmas, December 25, 2006. Popular Pahari singers Kuldeep Sharma and Surender...

Film fest in Himachal

HimVani  SHIMLA: The language and culture department of Himachal Pradesh has decided to hold a Himachali film festival in April next year. The festival would exclusively feature films made in the state only. Currently about 10 films have been made...
HimVani REKONG PEO: Kinnauris have decided to sit on a chain hunger strike to protest the construction of 1,000 MW Karcham-Wangtoo hydro project being executed by a private company. On Sunday, hundreds of people demonstrated against the execution of the...