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Losing Sheen Three hundred years old Lavi Fair is now losing its sheen as it was once an important occasion for exchange of international products. It is now lingering on with government's patronage with shrinking trade activities even as…

Apathy Hinders Complete Sports Education

Bhupinder Singh (The writer is a national athletics coach) Himachal Pradesh has made rapid progress in the field of education in last few decades, but the progress in this field has not been achieved as per the real definition of education.…

Role Of Parents, Police In Drug Control

Gurudutt Sharma (The writer is based at Shimla) Drugs menace is the biggest problem of this century. It is spreading its roots fast in the country and the increasing tendency of drug addiction prevailing among youth for the last few years…

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Final Battle: Virbhadra Versus Dhumal This is regarding Himachal This Week's cover story of November 4, 2017, “Final battle: Virbhadra Versus Dhumal”. The Congress had declared Virbhadra's name as its chief ministerial candidate whereas the…

Will Voters Prefer ‘Prem’ Or ‘Vir’?

Y.S. Rana Voters in the Himachal Assembly elections have performed their duty well. Though the counting is far away yet both the BJP and Congress are staking claim to form the next government in this hilly state. The counting will be held…

Mandi Team Wins Football Tourney

 Vijay Lagwal DFA, Mandi team won the trophy of Under-13 Football Tourney held at Shahpur. The team defeated Kinnaur in the final match by 3-0. As many as 10 teams from across the state participated in this three daylong tournament held for…

Shimla Wins State Judo Championship

Himachal This Week Shimla clinched the overall winner's title in the 27th State Judo championship held in Shimla. Players of Shimla showed their brilliance in various categories and thus the team was declared the overall winner. In junior…

SAI Hostel Wins Kabaddi Tournament

Manglesh Kumar SAI Hostel, Dharamshala won the trophy of the State Kabaddi Tournament in women section held at Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Hamirpur by defeating State Sports Hostel, Bilaspur 38-32 in the final match. Earlier,…

Unconnected Villages To Benefit From PMGSY Scheme

Khushal Singh The townships in Himachal with a population of less than 250 will be linked with roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). The union government has asked for detailed project report (DPR) in this regard from…

ATM/Debit Card Fraud Doubled Over Two Years

Himachal This Week The ATM/Debit card frauds have increased to more than double over the past two years in the country. It has grown by 179% from Rs 13.86 crore in 2014-15 to Rs 38.67 crore in 2016-17, according to a report. However in case…

Himachali Boy Makes Place In 100 World Record Holders List

Himachal This Week, Bilaspur Manan Sankhyan, a native of Bilaspur, has found a place amongst 100 world record holders of the country. He has been honoured by the world records union “World Kings' organisation at a function organised in…

Solan Best Vegetable Market In Country

Bhupendra Thakur Solan vegetable market has become first such mandi of the country that has received maximum payment through National Agriculture Market e-NAM scheme.  An online payment of Rs. 4 crore has been made to 4,000 farmers in seven…

Balwant Gargi Natya Samaroh

'Saunkan' Receives Applauds People of Shimla got a chance to relish theatrical activities in the city. The recently organised Balwant Gargi Natya Samaroh brought out the best of the theatre. Plays written by famous writer Balwant Gargi were…

Green Jobs In Hydrology

Hydrology is the science that encompasses the occurrence, distribution, movement and properties of the waters of the earth and their relationship with the environment within each phase of the hydrologic cycle. The water cycle, or hydrologic…

International Lavi Fair

Brings Out Ancient Culture With the perfect blend of tradition and culture, the International Lavi Fair concluded with much fervour and joy at Rampur. The fair began with the exhibition of 'Chamurthi' horses that was followed by the…
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