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4 dead, 9 missing in heavy snowfall in Himachal

Four persons died while nine others were reported as missing in the tribal Lahaul and Spiti and Chamba districts of Himachal Pradesh as cold wreaked havoc in the hill state. Two persons, identified......

Escaping the Spiti snowstorm

Yoginder Sikand recounts his near-death experience during a recent trip to Tabo, a small town on the banks of the Spiti river in Himachal Pradesh. Tabo was just the place I had hoped it would be --......

Body parts of crashed MiG-29 pilot recovered

More than nine months after a MiG-29 crashed in the mountainous Lahaul-Spiti area of Himachal Pradesh, the Indian Air Force has found some body parts, believed to be of its pilot, in glaciers. The......

Seven days after MiG 29 crash, no trace of wreckage yet

A week after the crash of a MiG 29 fighter in Lahaul-Spiti valley in Himachal Pradesh, the wreckage of the plane is yet to be located during search operations by the IAF, which carried out 132......

Wreckage found by locals, IAF says belongs to crashed MiG

A piece of wreckage recovered by locals at Thirot village, in tribal Lahaul and Spiti district, belongs to the MiG-29 fighter aircraft that crashed on Tuesday night, the IAF said. The entire......

Want to cut petrol bill? Check out these tips!

With the state-owned oil companies increasing the price of petrol by Rs 5 per litre, the largest-ever hike, motorists in India will be shelling out much more on petrol. And that is not all: the......

Your car may soon run on oil from food waste!

In what could give new meaning to fast food, now scientists have discovered a way to extract oil from pasties, crisps and other food waste and turn that into an eco-friendly fuel. British fuel......

Noel in contention for top job: Ratan Tata

Business mogul Ratan Tata, who heads a conglomerate comprising nearly 100 companies, said his successor would be in place by middle of the year and his step-brother was one of the contenders.......

Private hospitals alarmed at govt plan to fix fees

Expressing apprehension over the Centre's move to regulate fees at their hospitals, private healthcare chains on Monday said such a step will not be 'plausible' and even if it were to be initiated,......

MAT up at 18.5%; SEZs too under umbrella

The government on Monday proposed to levy Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) of 18.5 per cent on the book profits of Special Economic Zone developers and units, which was termed as a 'setback' by the......

Paap: Not sinful enough!

\n\nYou are alone in the middle of the vast Spiti Valley. It is hard to breathe thanks to depleting oxygen levels. Not a single sound except the whisper of your heartbeat.Not a soul in sight. No, I......

Shah Rukh Khan parties with KKR, Bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan, who seems to be very happy with the performance with his IPL cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders, threw a party for the team, and his filmi friends.Shah Rukh was seen greeting......

Ranbir throws a party for his filmi friends

Since parents Rishi and Neetu Kapoor are out of town, visiting daughter Ridhima in Delhi, Ranbir Kapoor saw the opportune moment and called his friends from the film industry over for a party at......

'I told my daughter not to cry'

Juhi Parmar swapped places with Gauri Tonk in the reality television show Maa Exchange, and unlike the earlier women who swapped places, it looks like these actresses had a wonderful time. They......

Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif, snapped!

Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif make a pretty picture as they pose for shutterbugs after unveiling the Cineblitz coffee table book in Mumbai on Monday. The Cineblitz Gold issue features Aamir and......

Raina, Dhoni lead second strings to West Indies

In giving another validation to the club-versus-country debate, India is virtually sending a second string squad to the West Indies. With the players playing throughout the year, injury worries......

BCCI's itinerary is inhuman: Akram

In the wake of Gautam Gambhir's injury controversy, former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram termed the itinerary chalked out by Board of Control for Cricket in India for Team India as "inhuman".......

The best footballer ever: Pele or Maradona?

It seems Diego Maradona can never stop entertaining. If it was his sublime skills on the soccer field that amazed millions worldwide during his playing days, he stills attracts a lot of attention......

Federer clinches sixth Wimbledon title

Switzerland's Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick in one of the most extraordinary finals ever seen at Wimbledon on Sunday, holding off an incredible challenge from the American to win 5-7, 7-6, 7-6,......
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Chanakya
Q. The Tibetan language is spoken in all three provinces of Tibet including U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo which has an area around six times that of England. The Tibetan language is also used in the Himalayan regions such as Walung, Solo Khumbu, Yolmo, Lho Manthang, Nyeshang, Limi, Humla, Jumla, etc. in Nepal, Ladakh, Zanskar, Lahaul-Spiti, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, etc in India, northern parts of Pakistan such as Baltistan, whole Bhutan, northern parts of Burma. Tibetan language is widely used in Mongolia, several parts of Russia.
Chanakya:  A.  more

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ashok sharma
Q. ....what is the furthest u've traveled from ur home??? (mention both places)
Ashok Sharma:  A. Thanks for this treasure of infoUnfortunately it serves no purpose for me except academic interest more

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ashok sharma
Q. where is lahul and spiti?
Ashok Sharma:  A. himachal pradesh more

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vikram singh
Q. What are the sight-seeing places in and around Himachal?
Vikram Singh:  A. Shimla, Manali, Lahaul & Spiti, Chamba etc more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-sight-seeing-places-in-and-around-himachal/19795092/answers/17991718

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Cold wave tightens grip as mercury hovers around freezing point

Shimla: The piercing cold wave conditions further aggravated in higher hills and valleys of Himachal Pradesh as minimum temperatures dipped by few... ...

http://spaceviewtimes.com/himachal/item/3379-cold-wave-tightens-grip-as-mercury-hovers-around-freezing-point
World's highest poll station thrives for basic facilities

HIKKAM: World's highest polling station, Hikkam at 14,500 feet above the sea level, in Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh remains cut off... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533984/s/3985ae40/sc/8/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cchandigarh0CWorlds0Ehighest0Epoll0Estation0Ethrives0Efor0Ebasic0Efacilities0Chome0Clok0Csabha0Celections0C20A140Cnews0CWorlds0Ehighest0Epoll0Estation0Ethrives0Efor0Ebasic0Efacilities0Carticleshow0C339236890Bcms/story01.htm
Climate change and apple cultivation

It was the beginning of the 20th century when Satyanand Stokes introduced apple cultivation for the first time in Himachal Pradesh (HP). At the... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/climate-change-and-apple-cultivation-365
Pratibha Singh files nomination from Mandi seat

Press Trust of India Mandi (HP) 17 April: To retain her seat for the third time, Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh's wife Pratibha... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/49957-pratibha-singh-files-nomination-from-mandi-seat.html
Thundersquall alert for Himachal in next 48 hrs

The local MeT office today warned of thundersquall in several parts of Himachal Pradesh during next 48 hours even as minimum and maximum... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/thundersquall-alert-for-himachal-in-next-48-hrs-114041501352_1.html

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