himachal pradesh news, himachal pradesh top stories, himachal pradesh tourism

Majority Rule A Threat To India’s Democracy

Bhanu Dhamija Founder of Divya Himachal & Author of ‘Why India Needs the Presidential System’ Our history is rife with troubles caused by majority-minority conflicts. If we stop thinking of majority rule as synonymous with democracy, we…

Birth Months Have Effect On Health

A study recently finds that there is relation between birth month and chronic diseases in one's life Y.S. Rana The writer is a Hamirpur based Himachali settled in Chandigarh Horoscopes have long been ridiculed by science but a new study…

From the Editor’s Desk

Himachali Gifts Himachal hogged limelight due to a package of gifts delivered to White House in America as it contained Kangra tea, Kullu shawl, Mandi's bracelet, and herbal honey. Himachali products got priority due to Prime Minister…

No One Wants To End Casteism In India

Prof N.K. Singh Former Chairman International Airports Authority of India The framers of Constitution envisaged a temporary reprieve to suppressed sections of the society with the hope that they will be in equal footing with others in Hindu…

Complex Rules Hurt Good Schemes

Suresh Sharma (The writer is based in Dharamshala) Famous Hindi proverb 'na nau mann tel hoga, na Radha nachegi' fits aptly on the state government's Mukhyamantri Shikshak Sammaan Yojana. There is a provision of service extension for…

Polish Sports Talent In Senior Category

Bhupinder Singh (The writer is a national athletics coach) Numerous sportspersons from Himachal Pradesh have won medals for the country in Olympics, Asian and Commonwealth games with the help from training programme they underwent while…

Readers’ Response

Will Shimla Surprise? This is regarding Himachal This Week's cover story of June 17, 2017, “Will Shimla Surprise”. Shimla Municipal Corporation election results are eye opener for both the political parties. They refelct that upcoming…

Modi’s Trump Card

Kuldeep Nayar (The writer is a veteran Indian journalist, author and noted columnist.) Every statement or a visit by a foreign dignitary has to be related to our attitude on Pakistan. Even if there is no mention of Islamabad, we stretch the…

BJP And Congress Getting Equally Tired In Himachal

Himachal This Week While the Congress is getting tired due to lack of energy, the Bharatiya Janata Party is overspending her energy to get exhausted before the upcoming general assembly elections due in Himachal later this year. Rath Yatra,…

Sports Bonanza In State Olympics

Himachal This Week The biggest sports festival of the state, Himachal Olympics held in Hamirpur attracted sports lovers from across the state. Players too showed keen interest in the state Olympics and participated with great zeal. Una team…

Snake Bite Incidents Double In Six Years

Himachal This Week Monsoon has almost hit the state and this is the season when most of the snake bite incidents are reported from various parts. Snake bites have claimed many lives in the past if figures are any indication. In fact snake…

Clearances Block Dabhota Industrial Area

Himachal This Week, Shimla The industries department is facing difficulties to establish new industrial area at Dabhota in Himachal Pradesh. The state government has already announced new industrial area for Dabhota, but it has not…

Book Fair Remains Popular In Digital Age

Bhawna Sharma These days, we usually buy books online. But the recently organised book fair in Shimla at Gaiety Theatre proved that not only online shopping, books remain favourite of all, whatever the place we get them from. The fair has…

Ample Opportunities in Broadcast Engineering

Two important media industries. i.e television and radio make use of the broadcasting system for their content delivery. Broadcasting, an important tool for mass communication is the method of distribution of audio and video content via any…

Video Games Can Cause Changes In Brain

Do you play video games? If so, you aren't alone. Video games are becoming more common and are increasingly enjoyed by adults. The average age of gamers has been increasing, and was estimated to be 35 in 2016. Changing technology also means…
?>