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Miss Himachal 2015: Grand Finale

This is regarding Himachal This Week’s cover story of February 7, “Miss Himachal 2015: Grand Finale.” The finalists had worked hard besides honing their talent to perform well and win Miss Himachal title. It is true that only three Himachali young ladies will grab top three positions but all the finalists are already winners. Kudos to parents of contestants of the grand finale because they have not only backed but also encouraged and supported their daughters to reach such a platform. It shows that Himachali parents have faith in their children and allow them to choose a career of their own liking rather than imposing wishes and preferences on them.

                          -Rakesh Kumar, Solan

Yoga in Life

A recent survey has revealed that chances of heart attack in persons practicing yoga decreases. It also helps in solving physical and mental problems and those practicing yoga regularly have improved physical and mental fitness levels. Despite all these benefits, we have not been able to make yoga a habit in our life. Ironically we are ignoring our ancient knowledge whereas it is gaining popularity in western countries. The United Nations has announced to observe June 21 as international Yoga Day keeping in view its importance in daily life. Parents should also awaken their children about importance and benefits of practicing yoga in daily life.

-Bharti Sharma, Jwalamukhi

February 21st, 2015


Fissures in Shahpur Congress Again

Fissures in Shahpur Congress AgainHimachal This Week Fissure in Shahpur Congress came to the fore again as Kewal Singh Pathania and Vijai Singh Mankotia, both Congress leaders from the constituency, organised separate rallies for Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh recently. While Vijai Singh Mankotia, vice-chairman of Tourism Development Board, organised a rally at Shahpur, Kewal Singh Pathania, Vice-Chairman of the Forest Corporation, organised a rally for the CM at Rait. The distance between both leaders is increasing day by day even as both have strong […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


CM Focuses on Lower Himachal

CM Focuses on Lower HimachalHimachal This Week Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s winter sojourn to lower areas this year has surprised both the people and political observers. Chief Minister has been touring almost every constituency in Kangra, Chamba, Mandi, Kullu, Hamirpur and Una districts that comprise of nearly 40 seats in the state assembly. Political observers feel that Chief Minister has shown a sharp political acumen by focusing on these areas especially after Lok Sabha polls last year and resounding victory of Aam Aadmi Party […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


Himachal’s Ankush in Dhoni’s CSK

Himachal's Ankush in Dhoni's CSK Himachal This Week Himachali cricket stars have started showing their skills at the national and international level. But, the much awaited IPL is centre of attraction for all cricket lovers in India. Rishi Dhawan had already made his entry in the IPL and performed well as a part of Kings XI Punjab last year. This year during the IPL auction, Himachal’s Ankush Bains was also picked by Chennai Super Kings for Rs. 10 lakh. Last year, Ankush had played as […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


Charas Smuggling Increases in Himachal

Charas Smuggling Increases in Himachal25 kilogram of charas seized in the state in one week Devender Verma The word charas seems to have stuck with Himachal. Despite intense efforts of the state police, the menace of charas is not coming down in Himachal as its cultivation and smuggling is still active in some parts of the state. It is not a hidden fact that not only national and international smugglers have shown their interest in this field but it appears that this interest rapidly […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


Two Ultra-Modern Industrial Towns to Come up in Himachal

Suneel Sharma The two ultra modern town sanctioned by Union Government for Himachal at Kandrori and Pandoga will be of ultra modern type. Kandrori has been given a financial help of Rs. 44.46 crore while Pandoga will receive financial help of Rs. 43.02 crore from the Centre government. A total of Rs. 139.6 crore will be spent in Kandrori while Rs 121.94 crore in Pandoga. Not only these new industrial towns will have basic facilities, but they will be ultra […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


Himachali Girls Rock the Dance Floor

Himachali Girls Rock the Dance FloorHimachal This Week Himachal is not lagging behind when one talks about dance and its dancing stars. Like other fields, Himachali dancers are shaking their legs in different national and international shows and achieving appreciation for their dancing skills. Recently, three girls from Himachal have shown their dancing skills in a national show called ‘Dancing Star-Ab Nachega India’. Two girls from Paonta Sahib namely Kanav and Niyogi brought laurels to the state by winning the coveted title of this show. […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


Career as Animal Trainer

Career as Animal TrainerWorking with animals is an extremely rewarding and exciting career for those who genuinely love them. Animal training refers to teaching animals certain responses to specific conditions. It is a challenging and tough field that prepares an individual to teach and exercise animals for purposes such as companionship, detection, protection and entertainment. Animal trainers are trained instructors who carry out variety of training techniques to teach different types of animals. They prepare animals to get accustomed to human contact, and […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


Strange But True

Strange But TrueMicroscopic Statues, Sculpted by Hand Willard Wigan of Birmingham, England may have the most precise and steady hands of anyone in the world. He’s a sculptor, but his sculptures are the size of an eyelash. So small that they fit in the eye of a needle or on the top of a nail. On average, the figures stand at 0.0002 inches tall! In fact, his sculptures can’t be seen with the naked eye. To see his creations you’ll have to […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015


Gizmo Buzz

Gizmo BuzzOppo Mirror 3 Smartphone Oppo, a Chinese handset player, has launched a new smartphone, Mirror 3, for Rs 16,990 in India. The smartphone has a 4.7-inch screen and runs on Android 4.4 operating system. Mirror 3 is powered by a 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core processor along with an Adreno306 graphics processor It has 1GB RAM and 8 GB internal memory expandable up to 128 GB via micro SD card. The smartphone features an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel […] विस्तृत....

February 21st, 2015



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