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Indian students can appear in international test in 2012

Come 2012, school students from India will be able to gauge their level of scholastic performance compared to their global counterparts. India for the first time will participate in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a triennial world-wide test for ... Read More »

Equestrian ritual for world peace held in Kullu

Kullu (HP), May 5 (ANI): A sacred horse was set off on a four-month trip of Hindu temples in Himachal Pradesh in a bid to promote world peace on Thursday. The horse’s journey called ‘Ashawamedh Yatra’ began amidst rituals in ... Read More »

Stone crusher spells menace for Himachal farmers

Sangla (Himachal Pradesh), May 21 (ANI): Stone crusher being operated by a private hydropower Construction Company in Sangla valley of Himachal Pradesh is spelling menace for the farmers as the dust from the crusher is damaging plants and fruit crops. ... Read More »

Reducing water level in Satluj River

Shimla, May 19 (ANI): Environmentalists have expressed serious concern about the reduction of water level in Sutlej River in Kinnaur valley of Himachal Pradesh. They are worried that the water level is decreasing, as the hydropower companies are not releasing ... Read More »

BJP sweeping polls in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, May 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in all the four parliamentary constituencies of Himachal Pradesh. The four seats – Shimla (reserved for Scheduled Castes), Mandi, Hamirpur and Kangra – saw 59.17 percent polling May 13. ... Read More »

Ongoing polls hit tourism in Himachal Pradesh

Manali (HP), May 5 (ANI): Manali, a popular tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, is hit hard by the on-going parliament elections. Known for its cool atmosphere and lush green hills Manali accounts for nearly a quarter of all tourist arrivals ... Read More »

Monkey menace, a poll issue in Himachal Pradesh

Kangra, May 4 (ANI): Monkey menace has become a major poll issue for the farmers in Himachal Pradesh. The increasing intrusion of monkeys into agricultural land is causing loss to the farmers of the Kangra district. The monkeys have become ... Read More »