Kashmiri Pandits’ Dilemma

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that the Kashmiri pandits should visit their place of origin, meaning thereby the valley. Her remark is like splashing salt on the wind.  The pandits were forcibly ousted from Kashmir in 1993. Their…

From the Editor’s Desk

Sports Bill Noose The government has withdrawn the pending Himachal Pradesh Sports Bill, 2015 and one can understand the opposition to this move in the house. However, opposition's walkout from the house over the issue reflects that…

Enhancing Quality Of School Education

The state government has proposed to change the school uniform for students to look smart and started the process for same also. But there is an urgent need to improve the quality of school education which is the foundation of our future…

Adopt New Irrigation Techniques To Improve Agriculture

Irrigation is an important aspect for discussion in a hill state where 85% of the population residing in villages is dependent on horticulture and agriculture for livelihood. Since agriculture is rain fed in Himachal Pradesh, commercial…

Himachal-o-Meter

The state's ups and downs this week Bumper Mango Crop Likely in Kangra Nurpur : Kangra is likely to witness a bumper mango crop if flower laden mango orchards in lower areas of the district are any indication. Notably, mango growers in…

Readers’ Response

Himachal's Vanishing Folk Theater This is regarding Himachal This Week's cover story of March 24, 2018, “Himachal's Vanishing Folk Theater”. Himachal has different forms of folk theaters in different areas refelcting the rich cultural…

Himachal Wins National Korfball Tourney

Himachal This Week/Mandi Himachal emerged as winner of the 15th Sub Junior National Championship held in Nagpur of Maharashtra. The state's junior and senior teams remained runners up in junior and senior korfball championships held at the…

An Initiative Worth Following

Chandigarh administration will involve NSS volunteers in the service of patients and their attendants in PGI Himachal This Week If the vision of Ajit Balaji Joshi, Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh, turns into reality, not only the year…

Precarious Situation Of Clean Water Access

Himachal This Week Some may call it the elixir of life others desecrate it without a care. Anyhow water remains the most misused of natural wealth. The Water Aid Report-2018 has warned and warranted to keep a balance between demand and…

Himachal Heading Towards Serious Economic Crisis

Himachal This Week, Shimla Jai Ram government no doubt has sensed the economic threat coming its way because of towering Rs. 46,500 crore debt, but the state government has also made it clear that they have to move on loan crutches to run…

Business Brief

Sonalika Tractors Sold One Lakh Tractors    Chandigarh: Country's largest tractor manufacturer Sonalika International Tractors Limited achieved the record annual sales of 1 lakh tractors in FY18, registering an overall growth of 22%. The…

Join In Sun And Shades Of Nature At ‘Derthu’

Himachal Pradesh, nestled in the Western Himalayas, is the province laden with snow. Both beautiful and bountiful, here nature showcases itself in different aspects and phenomena. Snow-capped hills, vast valleys, inviting grounds, dense…

Scepticism

Knowledge Sutra Ignorance is being a sceptic and not knowing it. If you think you are a sceptic, you are no longer a sceptic! You already have a clue of something beyond. So, in reality, you can never know when you are a sceptic!  A…

Rising Career in Gerontology

As people get older, their bodies and constitution change. Changes in our physical and mental health require the assistance of specialists to understand these life adjustments. Health specialists who research, assist or specialize in caring…

Gizmo Buzz

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 Samsung India has refreshed its budget line-up with the Galaxy J7 Prime 2 for Rs 13,990. The device comes with a 5.5-inch full-HD screen and a streamlined design that makes it comfortable to hold. Powered by a 1.6…