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71st Foundation Day: Himachal Pradesh

15th April of every year in the state is celebrated as the foundation day for Himachal Pradesh. It may be recalled that the hill state came into existence after the merger of 30 odd princely states in 1948. Overview of the State Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in ..

Tashigang becomes the World’s highest Polling station

Tashigang at an altitude of 15,256 feet has now became the world’s highest polling station in the sleepy hamlet of Buddhist-dominated Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Tashigang polling station falls in one of the 17 assembly segments that form the Mandi Lok Sabha seat. This polling station covers two villages of Tashigang and Gete. As ..

Tashigang, Himachal Pradesh becomes world’s highest polling station

Tashigang, a small village of Himachal Pradesh, has now become the world’s highest polling station. The polling station falls in Buddhist-dominated Lahaul-Spiti district of the state at an altitude of 15,256 feet, and is one of the 17 assembly segments that form the Mandi Lok Sabha seat, the second largest constituency in the country. Located ..

Harsh Vardhan launched SECURE Himalaya project in association with UNDP

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Union Environment Minister, has launched SECURE Himalaya project in association with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) conference in New Delhi. The purpose of the 6-year project is to secure livelihoods, conservation, sustainable use and restoration of high range Himalayan ecosystems, which is meant for specific ..