By: Priyanka Shimla: A beauty queen taking up a social cause is considered a commitment that comes along with the crown, or maybe a justification for the beauty-with-brains slogan. The first Miss Himachal, Purva Rana, appears to be going a...
By: Ajai Srivastava Shimla: It was a moment of pride for all those who believe in the basic values of Indian culture and fundamental rights when 151 men, women and children were given an opportunity to return to their...
By: Satyakam Bharti Kullu: When fire consumed about 100 houses in Mohani village of Kullu district sometime back, the tears of homeless people shivering in the cold almost went unnoticed, had it not been for the then chief minister's emotionally...
HimVani Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government is in the process of amending the state Panchayati Raj Act to provide 50% reservation to women. The act will be amended during the budget session starting on 4th March. "The Panchayati Raj Act will...
By: Gautami Srivastava* Shimla: Kinkari Devi (75), the bare footed, illiterate environmentalist has passed away. She spent her whole life in conserving the environment of the Himalayan region in Himachal Pradesh and fighting with mining mafia to protect the environment...
By: D D Sharma Shimla: Public Relation Society of India, Shimla Chapter, has received the first prize for its best achievement and performance in the year 2007. This was disclosed by B D Sharma, Chairman of the Shimla Chapter, who...
By: Shikha Patial Shimla: There’s something amazingly special about Saturdays on the Shimla Mall Road. The century old Mall Road buzzes extraordinarily on Saturdays with the ensemble of city’s entire young crowd. It wasn’t always the same; Saturdays were no...
हिमालय की छाँव में रहने वाले पहाड़ी लोग किस प्रकार की चुनौतियों का सामना करते हैं, इस पर पालमपुर में एक कार्यशाला आयोजित की जा रही है। 7 फरवरी से 14 फरवरी तक चलने वाली ‘पहाड़ और हम: रीथिंकिंग डेवलपमेंट...

Caste and Class!

By: VARUN SINGH It seems lot of discussion has gone into the topic of matrimonial. Moderators have been urging that the topic be closed as its is turning out to be a heated exchange of mails. Before we end i...
HimVani Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today asked the Tibetans holding anti-China protests in various parts of the state to maintain peace and not to indulge in violence. He said the state government would not try to...