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...
Ajay Saklani reminisces his schooling as a child in a Himachal village. But the apparent nostalgia also oozes his dissatisfaction with why six-year old kids like him had to walk six kilometers, on paths where even mountain goats would hesitate to trudge, to a school where education was never a priority...
भारत सरकार द्वारा जारी रिपोर्ट में हिमाचल के चंबा जिले को देश के 115 पिछड़े ज़िलों की तालिका में नाम आने से चम्बयाल काफी आहत हैं। इस पूरे प्रकरण पर चंबा के प्रबुद्ध जनों द्वारा वीरवार को जिला मुख्यालय के...
Director of State Language, Art and Culture Department, Rakesh Kanwar told Himvani that remains of an ancient civilization were recovered by the villagers during road construction by Border Road organizations(BRO) in Chhitkul village in Kinnuar district. Mr Mukesh Kumar Negi,...
HimVani There is a long history of protests and violence at mega project sites in the country and lately in Himachal Pradesh as well, owing to obvious reasons like displacement, compensation, rights of indigenous people and overall ecological imbalance. But...
By: TENZINThis is again one of those issues which ignites passions and lets reasons go awry. This is bound to happen. Looking at the arguments flying all around. I am putting in my 2 paisa.Tell me if i am...
By: Naresh Sharma Throughout my life, I have been a victim of bitter experience relating to my mother tongue - "Kangri".  Though born and brought up in Delhi, I still believe I belong to district Kangra,  Himachal Pradesh (HP).  My...
By: Bhawani Negi Madhu Sudan, a teacher by profession, has been imparting her most important lesson outside her classroom for the last three decades. She has been teaching people the virtue of universal brotherhood through blood donation. 53-year-old Madhu Sudan,...
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 Dr. DALIP GOSAIN The Muslim tribal Gujjars of Himachal Pradesh exhibit varied ways of ‘Lifestyle’ viz pastoral, semi-nomadic and settled centering around dairy farming. They remained isolated from the mainstream of society, maintaining their own traditional cultural identity, but...