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28-Mar-2017 Shimla

Devotees throng Himachal temples as Navratri begins

Thousands of devotees thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday on the first day of the nine-day long Chaitra Navratri festival."Special arrangement has made to tackle the rush during the Navrati festival. We are expecting more than 50,000 people every day...

01-Aug-2016 Shimla

Himachal High Court stays takeover of historic Kullu temple

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday stayed till August 11 the process to transfer the 17th century temple of Lord Raghunath, the chief deity of the Kullu Valley, to the government.Hearing a petition filed by temple chief caretaker Maheshwar Singh,...

08-Apr-2016 Shimla

Himachal temples see rush with start of Navratri

Tens of thousands of devotees thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Friday to mark the start of the eight-day-long Chaitra Navratri festival.Necessary arrangements have been made for the smooth conduct of the festival, an official at the Brajeshwari Devi...

13-Oct-2015 Shimla

Rush in Himachal temples on onset of 'Navratras'

Tens of thousands of devotees assembled in different parts of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday and offered prayers on the onset of the nine-day "Navratras", considered an auspicious period by Hindus.One of the busiest shrines in north India, the hilltop Naina...

18-Jul-2015 Shimla

Eid celebrated in Himachal

Muslims across Himachal Pradesh celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday, braving rain here to take part in the morning prayers.Large crowds were witnessed in Muslim-dominated areas of Shimla, Chamba and Nahan towns.The population of the Muslims in the hill state...

21-Mar-2015 Shimla

Devotees throng Himachal temples

Tens of thousands of devotees thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday with the onset of the nine-day-long Chaitra Navratri festival, a holy period for the Hindus.The hilltop Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur district, Chintpurni temple in Una district...

26-Nov-2014 Shimla

Himachal HC reserves judgement on CM's I-T case

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday reserved its judgment on the petitions of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his family members challenging transfer of the cases relating to investigations into their income tax returns.A pision bench of Chief Justice...

25-Nov-2014 New Delhi/Shimla

Lift ban on monkey export: Anurag Thakur

Himachal Pradesh BJP MP Anurag Thakur Tuesday raised in the Lok Sabha the issue of monkey menace and demanded lifting of the ban on their export for bio-medical research.Thakur, MP from Hamirpur, said the farmers have been forced to abandon farming due to menace...

24-Nov-2014 Shimla

Himachal governor tells students to uplift downtrodden

Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Monday asked students of the Jaypee University of Information Technology to be innovative and work for transforming the lives of ordinary and downtrodden people. Speaking at the university convocation in Waknaghat, Solan...

23-Nov-2014 Shimla

Himachal failed to implement policy for disabled: Activist

An activist for rights of the disabled Sunday said the Himachal Pradesh government has failed to implement a policy for conducting exams for people with disabilities.In a missive to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Governor Urmila Singh, chairman of Umang...

19-Oct-2014 Shimla

In Kullu Valley, 534 gods 'live' with people, says book

They travel, play, get angry and demand penance. They are the 534 "live" gods and goddesses of the picturesque Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, says a new book."Here in the land of gods the 'devtas' or gods command and the people obey....

17-Nov-2013 Shimla

CM Visits Gurudwara Sahib To Pay Obeisance

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, today visited the main Gurudwara, at Cart Road, to pay his obeisance to the founder of the Sikkhism Shri Guru Nanak Dev jee on his 544th birth anniversary, being celebrated as ‘Guru Parv’ all over the world and participated...

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