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With business failing to blossom, curtain falls on Himachal’s first flower market in Parwanoo

As many as ten shops at Himachal’s first flower market in Parwanoo will be merged into the adjacent apple mandi and an auction will be held soon

Himachal has been pushing for the cultivation of orchids, which have a high demand in the market. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 01:03 PM IST
By, Shimla

Shimla draws tourists in big number as blistering heat sweeps plains

Tourist arrival in Shimla has increased and the pleasant weather conditions are expected to bring more in June: Director Tourism department of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla draws tourists in big number as blistering heat sweeps plains (HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 06, 2023 08:48 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Shimla (himachal Pradesh) [india]

Sukhu launches data portal for targeted delivery of welfare schemes

Sukhu also launched the ‘Him Data Portal’ -- a common digital platform to integrate data of all organisations for delivery of welfare schemes. The state government would start the ‘Him Parivar’ project from July 2023 which will give a special digital identity to the people, he added

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu listens to the grievances of people in Shimla on Friday. (HT)
Updated on May 13, 2023 04:56 AM IST
By, Shimla

Ban on import of cheap apples bring cheer to fruit growers in Himachal

After years of demands fruit growers in Himachal, Centre prohibit import of apples where the cost, insurance, and freight import price is less than or equal to ₹50 per kg

A notification to ban on import of cheap apples was issued to the director general of foreign trade on Monday. (HT File)
Updated on May 10, 2023 02:25 AM IST
By, Shimla

Cherry cheer for Himachal growers as high demand pushes prices up

Cherry yield 35% lower due to dry winter this time; premium quality of fruit grown in Nankhari area of Himachal’s capital Shimla fetches record ₹400 to ₹900 a kg

The fruit’s arrival in markets was delayed by a fortnight due to the dry winter and hailstorms that damaged the crop. (HT File)
Updated on May 02, 2023 12:00 AM IST
By, Shimla
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