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Himachalis Should Actively Participate in Budget Framing

Anuj Kumar Acharya (The writer is based at Nagan, Baijnath) Himachal government has officially started preparation annual financial budget of the state for 2017-18. The Finance Department in order to draft budget held review meetings with…

Readers’ Response

Colleges Grow But Quality Drops This is regarding Himachal This Week's cover story of February 11, 2017, “Colleges Grow But Quality Drops”. The present government has opened degree colleges in abundance across the state. It is a good step…

Thaw In Indo-Pak Relation

Kuldeep Nayar (The writer is a veteran Indian journalist, author and noted columnist.) The good news from the India-Pakistan boundary is that it is calm. Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar has said in an interview that “the temperature has…

Fire Within, Fire Outside For Himachal Congress

Himachal This Week Assaults by the opposition on a party in power is common but Himachal Congress is facing fire from its own people too. While the BJP has upped its attacks on it as assembly elections approach near, many new critics from…

Himachal Wins TP Mirjakar Trophy

Himachal This Week Himachal's differently-abled team clinched the TP Mirjakar Cricket Trophy organised by Differently-abled Cricket Association, Haryana. Himachali team defeated the host team by 24 runs in the final match. Himachal won the…

Himachali Girl Survives 35 Snake Bites

Uday Bhardwaj Surviving 35 snake bites is no less than a miracle for an ordinary human being. No, this is not a Bollywood film plot or some imaginative story, but it is happening with 17 years old Manisha, a resident of Pohta-Manal village…

Excise Department Gets Increased Tax Collection Targets

Shakeel Qureshi The state government is all set to give revised and increased target to Excise and Taxation department for the financial year 2017-18. According to sources, the department will get more than Rs. 6700 crore of target for the…

Maha Shivratri Mega Festivities Begin Today

Himachal This Week The seven daylong Maha Shivratri fair of Mandi will commence today. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will inaugurate the fair after performing prayer at the temple of Madho Rai in accordance with the centuries-old royal…

Promising Career In Astronomy

Astronomy, the oldest and the most fascinating science, deals with all the celestial bodies and the material universe beyond the earth's atmosphere. It is the science of the Universe which includes the study of motion, nature, law,…

App of the Week

An App To Help ALS Patients To Communicate With Their Eye Gestures Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a low-cost smartphone app that allows people with ALS and other motor impairments to easily communicate with eye…

Gizmo Buzz

HTC U Ultra Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has launched its latest U Ultra and U Play smartphones in India. The company has priced the U Ultra at Rs 59,990 and U Play at Rs 30,990. The pricing of the HTC Ultra makes it even more expensive…

HIMACHAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2016

Rajiv K. Phull In our endeavour to honour different personalities of the state and salute their devotion in their respective fields of specialisation, Himachal This Week had carried achievements of Himachali producer and director Ajay…

Lifetime Achievement Award: Pandit Jai Kumar Bilaspur

Citation: Octogenarian Jai Kumar Sharma of Bilaspur was dedicated to the field of journalism since his early days. He treated it as a medium to serve the people for welfare of the society. Jai Kumar Sharma has worked with various…
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