25.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Pradesh govt to set up IT parks in Gaggal, Mehli   The Himachal Pradesh government has started the process to set up two software technology parks at Gaggal in Kangra district and Mehli in Shimla district. Both these places are located close to the airports which makes them suitable sites for the proposed projects.   At Mehli, … Read more

Types of tourism: religious, adventure, heritage, Important tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh

Types of tourism: religious, adventure, heritage, Important tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh Adventure Tourism Himachal Pradesh has several option for adventure tourism like Paragliding (Solang-Manali), Trekking (In Himachal Kullu-Manali area is best for trekking and addition to this tribal area is also having several trekking roots. Main trekking routs of Himachal are Kinner-Kailash, Pin-Parbati, Manali-Padam-Leh … Read more

Relevance and role of Intellectual Property Rights, Geographical Indications and Traditional wisdom and knowledge in sustainable development of the Himachal Pradesh

Relevance and role of Intellectual Property Rights, Geographical Indications and Traditional wisdom and knowledge in sustainable development of the Himachal Pradesh:- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:- Intellectual property (IP) is a collective term used to describe new ideas, inventions, designs, writings, films, etc. that are protected by copyright, patents, trademarks, industrial designs etc. Every country has a … Read more

Hill States and their relations with the Mughals and the Sikhs

Hill States and their relations with the Mughals and the Sikhs Mughals Medieval History of Himachal Pradesh can be classified into four phases. They are Mahmud Ghaznavi invasion, Tuglaqs, invasion of Taimur-lung and Mughal reign. We shall discuss one by one as follows.   (i) Mahmud Ghaznavi: Mahmud Ghaznavi had invaded India seventeen times. After … Read more

Establishment of British Cantonments

 Establishment of British Cantonments Dagshai cantonment:   Dagshai is one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated on top of a 5689 feet (1734 mtr) high hillock that stands sphinx-like astride the Kalka-Shimla Highway at a point about 11 km from Solan. It was founded in … Read more

Gorkha invasion- its nature and consequences, Treaty of Segauli

The majority of Gorkhas who are living in Himachal Pradesh were till recently a part of Punjab. One of the oldest associations of gorkhas in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh is the Himachal Punjab Gorkha Association, which was established on October 29, 1916. Its first president was Madho Singh Rana (Magan Pathik, Hamro Sanstha Pachattari Barsa, … Read more

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