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HPCA Ready To Host India-Australia Test Match

Nitin Rao

htwThe picturesque Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala, is ready to make its debut as a test venue by hosting the finale Test Match between India and Australia fromMarch 25. Ticket sale for the match has started recently. These would be available on cheap rates starting from Rs. 200 and will go upto Rs. 1500. India team will reach Dharamshala on March 21 while Australia will reach here on March 22. It would be the first time that Himachali cricket lovers would get a chance to see a test match in their hometown. Elaborate arrangements are being made for this upcoming match. As of now, two matches were played between the two teams in which Australia won the first match while second match was won by India, thus balancing the series with 1-1.

Students Exhibit Talent In Chakravyuh

Himachal This Week/Sundernagar

htwChakravyuh, a two-days inter-branch annual sports and athletics meet was organised by Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College, Sundernagar. During the event, students exhibited talent in basketball, football, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and kabaddi. Students of Mahatma Gandhi Government Engineering College, Jeori Kotla, also participated in Chakravyuh. In basketball (girls) and badminton (boys), the Textile branch bagged the first position. Mechanical branch clinched first spot in football (boys) and kabaddi (boys); Civil branch secured top spot in volleyball (boys), badminton (girls) and table tennis (boys). In basketball (boys) and table tennis (girls), ECE branch remained on the first position. In athletics events, Shanaz of Textile Engineering won the 100-metre race in girls’ category. In the boys 100-metre race, Akhil of Civil Engineering got the top spot, whereas, 400 metre race (girls) was won by Savita of Civil Engineering. And in boys’ category, it was won by Kishant of Mechanical Engineering branch. 800 metre race (girls) was won by Jyoti Thakur of Electronics & Communication Engineering and 800 metre race (boys) was won by Omender of Textile Engineering branch. The 100 metres relay race (girls) was won by Textile Engineering and 100 metre relay race (boys) was won by Electronics & Communication Engineering branch. 400 metres relay race (girls) was won by Electronics & Communication Engineering and 400 metres relay race (boys) was won by Mechanical Engineering branch.

18 Himachalis For World Winter Games

Himachal This Week, Shimla

Eighteen Himachali special players have left for the World Winter Games to be held in Austria from March 13, 2017. In the Himachali squad, there are 17 differently-abled players, while one is a unified partner. Players from different districts of the state have been selected for these games. The players include two from Kangra, one each from Kullu, Shimla and Una, six from Bilaspur, two from Mandi, two from Chamba and three from Solan. These players are going through training in Delhi in a national camp. In Indian squad, there would be 126 players who will represent the country.


Floor Hockey: Rajesh from Kangra

Snow Boarding: Jyoti Bala from Kangra, Thakur Das from Kullu, Sanjay Kumar and Kanchan Devi from Chamba, Sanjay Kumar from Solan and Pooja and Jaswinder Kaur from Bilaspur

Alpine Skiing: Kunal Sood from Shimla, Megha and Mahesh from Solan, Deepak, Shivanjali, Najma and Usha from Bilaspur and Shubham from Mandi

Figure Skating: Shikha Rani from Una

Unified Partner: Indra from Mandi

March 11th, 2017


Great Prospects In Fitness Industry

Great Prospects In Fitness IndustryFitness is no longer restricted to the set of health or calorie conscious masses, it has found its way down to one and all from teenagers to senior citizens who want to not only be fit but also look and feel younger and healthier. This […] विस्तृत....

March 11th, 2017


Do You Look Like Your Name?

Do You Look Like Your Name?People can match names to faces of strangers with surprising accuracy In the study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, lead author Yonat Zwebner, a PhD candidate at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem at the time of the research, and colleagues conducted […] विस्तृत....

March 11th, 2017


App of the Week

App of the WeekWith This App, See How Clothes Will Look On You Before Buying Want to check how clothes would look on you before you decide to buy them, all from the comfort of your home? Then try this unique mobile app. Hyderabad-based startup Trupik Virtualisation has […] विस्तृत....

March 11th, 2017


Gizmo Buzz

Gizmo BuzzSamsung Galaxy A7, Galaxy A5 (2017) Samsung, expanding its smartphone portfolio in India, launched two new devices under its Galaxy A-series, the Galaxy A5 (2017) and the Galaxy A7 (2017) in India. The Galaxy A5 is priced at Rs 28,990, while its more powerful version […] विस्तृत....

March 11th, 2017


Miss Himachal 2017 Winners

Miss Himachal 2017 WinnersShweta Sharma of Una emerged winner of ‘Miss Himachal 2017’ title after the grand finale विस्तृत....

March 4th, 2017


14 Personalities Receive Himachal Excellence Awards 2016

14 Personalities Receive Himachal Excellence Awards 2016Rajiv K. Phull Fourteen distinguished personalities of Himachal were presented Himachal Excellence Awards 2016 for their outstanding contribution in different areas of the society. Divya Himachal’s English weekly Himachal This Week honoured them in the august presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Vivek Singh Thakur, Himachal […] विस्तृत....

March 4th, 2017


From the Editor’s Desk

SmartHillTown In Himachal Development of New Shimla has been complete but the objectives of urbanisation have not been fulfilled here. Singapore’s investment to establish a smart hill town in Jathia Devi raises a big hope. Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore reflect acceptance of international standards […] विस्तृत....

March 4th, 2017


Himachal Not Fair To Females

Himachal Not Fair To FemalesY.S. Rana The writer is a Hamirpur based Himachali settled in Chandigarh Teachers form the third largest workforce among white-collared employees. While gender inequalities prevail in many states, a point to reflect is that Himachal Pradesh too is seemingly fair to fairer sex in one […] विस्तृत....

March 4th, 2017


Searching A Political Party That Delivers Development

Searching A Political Party That Delivers DevelopmentProf N.K. Singh Former Chairman International Airports Authority of India Every party claims that it delivers development but when one wishes to join or support a party, he looks for development oriented agenda as well as justice and transparency espoused by a party. The choice […] विस्तृत....

March 4th, 2017

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