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Himachali Women Win Handball Gold

Himachal This Week/Bilaspur

htwHimachal’s women handball team once again put the state on the top after winning gold medal in the Shaheed Amandeep Memorial Handball Championship held at Morinda in Punjab. Punjab team was favorite to lift the trophy but it was Himachal team that proved everybody wrong and thrashed the hosts in final match by 24-20. Right from the beginning of the championship, Himachal and Punjab teams were performing extremely well. Himachal team too defeated big teams like Chandigarh and Amritsar in league matches. The team first defeated Chandigarh team by a huge margin of 18-9. Then it was Amritsar which faced failure after Himachali women thrashed them by 19-0. In the semifinal match, Himachal team emerged victorious against Punjabi University, Patiala. Though, the match ended in a draw, Himachal having more points advanced to the finals. In the final match, Himachal team played well and emerged victorious.

Three Medals For Himachal In Taekwondo

Himachal This Week/Baddi

htwHimachali girls secured three medals in the National Taekwondo Championship organised for the first time by Indian Women Olympic Association. Players form 17 states participated in this championship held at New Pubic School, Sector-8 Chandigarh. Taekwondo players of Legends Martial Arts Academy, Baddi represented Himachal in this championship. Silver medal came from brilliant Sushma Singhin 49 kg weight category. She showed fantastic skills but could only manage to win a silver medal. Dil Kumari and Priyam Bhandari won bronze medals in 36 kg and 59 kg weight categories, respectively. Mmartial arts players of Legends Martial Arts Academy had also displayed their extraordinary skills in a championship held last year in Dharamshala.

Himachali Teams For Junior Federation Kabaddi Cup

Rajkumar Sen

Himachal’s girls are ready to prove their mettle in the Junior Federation Kabaddi Cup to be held in Uttar Pradesh from January 27 to January 30, 2017. For the first time, Himachali girls would be a part of this event, whereas, in the boys category, the team has been finalised. Both (girls and boys) teams have been selected after their performance in the 43rd Junior National Kabaddi Championship held at Vadodara in Gujarat last month. In that championship, Himachali girls team had won silver medal while boys clinched bronze medal. For the upcoming Kabaddi Federation Cup, both the teams would remain same as they were in the Junior National Kabaddi Championship. Training camp for this event would be oragnised for girls and boys teams in Bilaspur from January 21 to January 24. The team will leave for Uttar Pradesh on January 25. Top eight teams of the national kabaddi championship will participate in Federation Kabaddi Cup.

January 21st, 2017


‘Globalisation Has Increased Inequity’

'Globalisation Has Increased Inequity'Himachal This Week Amidst the titles and covers that the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival has brought together, this one stands out — for simply telling the truth as it is. The State of India’s Environment 2017, an annual publication brought out by ‘Down To Earth’ […] विस्तृत....

January 21st, 2017


Dharamshala To Become First Smart City Of India

Dharamshala To Become First Smart City Of IndiaNetherlands government gave preference to Dharamshala in pilot smart city project Himachal This Week, Dharamshala Dharamshala city of Himachal Pradesh will have the privilege to be the first smart city of the country amongst the list of selected cities to be developed as smart cities. […] विस्तृत....

January 21st, 2017


Diyali: An Age Old Tradition To Fight Evil Spirits

Diyali: An Age Old Tradition To Fight Evil SpiritsHimachal This Week We are high tech people and technology means everything to us and  rest all are superstitions to us. Age old traditions and culture is only preserved by villagers, who are still far away from the technology or perhaps they do not let […] विस्तृत....

January 21st, 2017


Emerging Job Opportunities For Polymer Engineers

Emerging Job Opportunities For Polymer EngineersWe all live in a world wherein plastic is present in every walk of life. Plastics and rubber, together with adhesives, resin and fibers form a group of materials with special properties, called polymers. Polymer (plastics and rubbers) play a large part in shaping the […] विस्तृत....

January 21st, 2017


Schizophrenia May Increase Diabetes Risk

Schizophrenia May Increase Diabetes RiskPeople with schizophrenia are at an increased risk of developing diabetes, even when the effects of antipsychotic drugs, diet and exercise are adjusted for, a new study has found. Schizophrenia is known to be associated with a reduced life expectancy of up to 30 years. […] विस्तृत....

January 21st, 2017


App of the Week

App of the WeekReliance Jio launches ‘JioHealthHub’ app Reliance Jio has launched a new app – JioHealthHub. As the name suggests, JioHealthHub is a health and fitness-based app that allows users to create/maintain their health profiles and track their overall fitness. With the new app, users can upload […] विस्तृत....

January 21st, 2017


Gizmo Buzz

Gizmo BuzzLenovo P2 Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo has launched its P2 smartphone in India. The company has launched two variants of the smartphone. The 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 16,999, while the 4GB RAM version comes with a price tag of Rs 17,999 and […] विस्तृत....

January 21st, 2017


Investors Elude Himachal

Investors Elude HimachalHimachal is striving hard to give impetus to industrialisation that can also open विस्तृत....

January 14th, 2017


Is Yoga Beneficial For Breast Cancer Survivors?

Is Yoga Beneficial For Breast Cancer Survivors?Researchers from Canada’s University of Windsor testing therapeutic values of Ashtanga Yoga for survivors of breast cancer Y.S. Rana Centuries-old Yoga system seems to be slowly but surely catching up across the globe for treatment of diseases where allopathy system of medicines fails. Though it […] विस्तृत....

January 14th, 2017

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