From the Editor’s Desk

Himachal’s Tragedy One can understand the ordeal of thirty nine Indian families whose sons were mission for over three years in Iraq. Four Himachalies were among thirty nine persons who were killed in Iraq where they gone to earn…

Explore Employment In Agriculture, Micro Industries

Unemployment is one such problem that not only India faces but almost every country in the world is confronting. Even after 70 years of independence, employment cannot be provided to everyone in the country. A big section of young…

Readers’ Response

Budgeting Without Money This is regarding Himachal This Week's cover story of March 10, 2018, “Budgeting Without Money”. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced many schemes for different sections while presenting his first state budget.…

Rahul in New Avatar?

Rahul Gandhi is the new star on the Congress firmament. His mother Sonia Gandhi has passed on the baton to him and he is the party president. Rahul is the great grandson of Jawaharlal Nehru. Thus the office of Prime Minister, if and when…

Dangal Girls In Nalwari

The big attraction this year during Nalwari fair is wrestling competition organised for girls by the organising committee. The fair is already famous for holding Chhinj for the coveted title of Him Kumar. The Nalwari Fair, famous for sale…

Himachal’s Priyanka Wins National Wushu Bronze

Priyanka of Himachal has won bronze medal in Junior National Wushu Competition. Hailing from Slappar in Mandi district, Priyanka won the medal in 48 kg weight category during the five day competition was organised at Kurukshetra in Haryana.…

Medal For Himachal In Federation Cup

In the 22nd Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships, Athlete of SAI's training centre Dharamshala, Harmilan Kaur won bronze medal in 1500 metre race for the state. The event was conducted by Athletics Federation of India in…

Divya Himachal Loses Its Shining Star

Sunil Sharma, Divya Himachal's strongest pillar and voice of common people silenced on March 19, 2018. Divya Himachal's State Bureau Chief, 48 years old Sunil Sharma could not survive sudden cardiac arrest leaving wife and 14 years old…

Water Management Must For Irrigation

Generally 70% of annual rain water falls in monsoon season in Himachal Pradesh and meets plain areas and seas through rivers and rivulets. Availability of rain water is quite different due to unlike rain distribution all across the state.…

Himachal Is Home To 809 Beggars

The Union Government has released the figures of number of beggars in India. According to figures, there are about 4.13 lakh beggars, including 2.22 lakh male and 1.91 lakh female beggars, in India. Himachal Pradesh too has not remain…

Nalwari Fair Losing Sheen

Once famous for sale and purchase of animals, Nalwari Fair is losing sheen with the passage of time. Sale and purchase of animals is mere a ritual here now. A pair of oxen is brought here just for the official beginning of the fair followed…

Himachal To Approach Supreme Court For BBMB Share

The continuous denial by Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan to Himachal Pradesh for its due share of Rs. 4400 crore in Bhakhra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has forced the hill state to take the matter to Supreme Court again. Earlier, the…

‘Meditation Rejuvenates’

Known for her honest remarks in public, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is staying in Himachal from the last week after completing the shooting of  her upcoming film. Born and brought up in this hilly state, Kangana has established herself…