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Snow leaves Himachal under a white blanket; roads blocked, power out

Several parts of Himachal Pradesh, including state capital Shimla, got another bout of snowfall on Monday as about 850 roads across the state remained blocked and disruption of power supply......

Fire demolishes heritage building in Shimla

A devastating fire swept through the British-era Gorton Castle, which houses the office of the Accountant General of Himachal Pradesh, in the wee hours of Tuesday, reducing two floors of the......

J-K youth held for raping girls on pretext of jobs

A team of Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested a youth from Shimla belt in Himachal Pradesh for allegedly raping girls on the pretext of providing them with jobs. "The police have arrested......

Why Afghan President's India visit is well-timed

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will be in India on a two day visit on May 21. President Karzai, who has studied in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, will visit a Punjab-based university to attend a......

32 killed as bus falls into river near Shimla

At least 32 passengers were killed when an overloaded private bus plunged into Beas River on Kullu-Mandi national highway on Wednesday. Thirty-two bodies have been recovered and 15 injured persons......

Trip from Shimla became a learning experience

If there's one thing I've often prayed for, it's for the good lord to deliver me from garrulous drivers. But instead of deliverance, I found myself stuck in a traffic jam en route from Shimla to......

Ladakh: The new hot tourist spot this summer

Giving conventional tourist destinations like Kashmir, Sikkim-Gangtok, and Shimla a run for their money, Ladakh seems to be emerging as one of the top summer domestic destinations in India this......

DLF plans townships in Chandigarh, Shimla

Leading real estate developer DLF Ltd, which is aiming to raise up to Rs 9,625 crore (Rs 96.25 billion) through its initial public offer, plans to set up three townships in Chandigarh and its......

GM potato can fight blight disease'

Even as fears of major crop loss due to blight disease in potatoes, scientists at the Shimla-based Central Potato Research Institute said that use of genetically modified potatoes can reduce......

Shimla too may get metro rail

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, will soon explore the possibility of having a railway metro in this popular resort town of Himachal Pradesh.Official sources said the state government had......

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro actor Ravi Baswani dies

Well knownactorRavi Baswani, known for his comic skills, passed away on Tuesday in Shimla due to a heart attack. He was 64.Ravi Baswani, who was active onTV as well, kicked off hiscareer in 1981......

British era theatre re-opened in Shimla

The British era Gaiety theatre -- the only theatre in Victorian Gothic style in Asia --was formally dedicated to the people by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal after its renovation in Shimla......

Spotted! Priety Zinta's school photograph

Reader Kamaljit Dosanjh sent us a picture of Priety Zinta, Shaloo Sharma and Aman Bhangal at a school performance in Shimla, much before Preity became an actress.If you encounter/meet/see film or......

Amy Jackson celebrates Pongal

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British actress Amy Jackson, whose latest Tamil film I is getting rave reviews, thanked her fans on Twitter. She......

Twinkle Khanna celebrates birthday in South Africa

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:Actress Twinkle Khanna, who is currently holidaying in South Africa with husband Akshay Kumar, celebrated her 40th birthday on......

Shimla to host mountain biking race

India's first mountain biking race will be held in the beautiful backcountry of Himachal Pradesh from October 6 to 14. Over 60 top international and Indian riders will compete against each other......
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Q. Which city was the summer capital of India during British Rule?a) Nainitalb) Darjeelingc) Simlad) Ooty
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

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Q. just for fun : these days, at your place, konsi sabji ke bhav sabse jyada badhey huye hain? :-)
Nikita Saxena:  A. Shimla more

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Q. Where was Swami Vivekananda born?
Maggi:  A. Aloo Rs Forty and Shimla Mirchi at RS Sixty with French Beans same same more

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Q. Why is capsicum called Shimla Mirch in India?
Dilbar:  A. Swami Vivekananda was born in an aristocratic Kayastha family of Calcutta in one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-three ', Swami Vivekananda was...... more

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  Web results for Shimla
Ground apple - a crop that can boost Himachal's economy

Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 25 It looks like a sweet potato but tastes like a sweet apple. It's the exotic 'Peruvian ground apple',... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a523765.html
Red bandh in protest against Obama trip

state police have stepped up security after the CPI(Maoist) called a bandh on January 26 in protest against US President Barack Obama's three-day... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/city/showgroup/20305631.html
Saying it with flowers. Delhi blooms for Obamas

New Delhi: In the Delhi winter sun, hordes of flowers - some brought in from cities like Shimla and Bangalore - are on proud display for the city's... ...

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Tripda Launches Its Services In ...

Tripda, India's leading carpooling website now brings its services to the city of Chandigarh. The Union Territory may have been one of the... ...

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Obama starts three-day India visit

Prime Minister Modi broke protocol to personally receive President Obama at Delhi's airportUS President Barack Obama has arrived in India for a... ...

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