HimVani SHIMLA: Coming from a premier institute like St. Stephen's, the new VC of Himachal Pradesh University, Anil Wilson, has a job cut out for him. Being a former student himself from the university and a teacher as well, he'll...
HimVani SHIMLA: With 21,000 MW of hydro-electric power potential, Himachal is defiantly the power state of India. If tapped effectively, rivers here have the capacity to meet the requirement of the state for the next 100 years certainly, so what...
HimVani KULLU: Tribals from Lahaul on Tuesday held protest demonstrations against the government’s failure to provide regular helicopter service to places like Kelong, Udaipur and Tindi. Earlier also people had protested at the Bhunter airport when the discounted air service...
HimVani SHIMLA: The New Year revelry is no less than a hurricane for Himachal with thousands of people heading for the hills to either be part of a white New Year or just be among the elements. Traffic chaos in...
HimVani SHIMLA: Bhagwandev Chaitanya, Tejram Sharma, SR Harnot, Shastri Loknath, KR Bharti and Badri Singh Bhatia are among the recipients of Himachal Arts and Culture Academy awards for the period, 2003 to 2006. The awards are given to Himachali writers...
Photos and copyright: Lalit Kumar A scene of a dilapidated grave at the Sanjauli Cemetry (Left) and the McLeodganj Cemetry in Dharamshala (Above). Himachal government has commissioned local historian Raja Bhasin to restore about four cemeteries in Shimla...
HimVani SHIMLA: The Timber Merchant Association has decided to boycott auctions at all state forest corporation depots. They have been demanding that VAT be paid once a year. According to the state policy, value added tax (VAT) is to...
HimVani SHIMLA: Raise a toast to Himachali enterprise. Kangra-Palam Bailey, Palam Queen, Bailey Queen, Thumbsar Breeze, High Speed Special… which one would you prefer?  The Institute of Himalayan Bio-resource Technology, Palampur, has taken a giant leap in making an effort...

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HimVani SHIMLA: Reports that there have been no helicopter flights to the tribal areas of Himachal for the last few days is no good news for people residing in those areas, and also for the state’s just-surviving tourism industry. Imagine...
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