Kalka-Shimla toy train 'Himalayan Queen' back on tracks
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 Finally some good news for tourists who want to visit the beautiful city of Shimla situated in the foothills of Himachal Pradesh. Indian Railways have announced that Kalka Shimla toy train will resume operations from the 20th of October. The Indian Railways has decided to operate the Kalka Shimla as a special train with two...
The 'toy' train of Himalayan Queen in North Indian hill town Shimla arrived after 7 months on October 21. The Kalka-Shimla Express Mountain railway resumes its services from Oct 21 as a festival special train. The people involved in tourism industry are disappointed as not even a single passenger has...
India Meteorological Department (IMD) Scientist Manmohan Singh on November 17 informed that Shimla recorded 4.4 degree Celsius temperature and Manali recorded 1.5 degree Celsius today. "Shimla recorded 4.4 degree Celsius temperature and Manali recorded 1.5 degree Celsius. There has also been a dip of nearly 10 degrees during day time. Higher regions like Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti may receive rainfall in the next few days," said Singh on state weather report.
Temperature dropped significantly in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on November 16. Popular hill station was covered in white layer after fresh snowfall. Roads were being cleared off to welcome visitors at the famous tourist destination.
A fresh snowfall received in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on November 16. The entire region was covered with white layer of snow. Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir's Pir Panjal Range also received snow spell. Connectivity on Mughal road once again disrupted due to harsh weather. The route was closed due to snowfall.
RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari has lashed out at the Congress over the Bihar assembly election verdict. The senior RJD leader said that many believe the Congress bogged down the Mahagathbandhan in the state polls. Tiwari said that while the Congress had put up candidates in 70 seats the party did not even hold enough rallies in the state. He said that while Rahul Gandhi visited for 3 days, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra did not make an appearance for campaigning. Tiwari further alleged that this is not something that has happened in Bihar alone and said that while the Congress is always interested in fighting many seats, it is not interested in winning. Tiwari said that while the political battle was underway in Bihar, Rahul Gandhi was on a picnic at his sister’s house in Shimla. Congress had ended with 19 seats in the state severely denting the chances of the Mahagathbandhan, despite the RJD ending up as the single largest party in the state. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Nov 27 that people like Kangana Ranaut are trying to turn Courts arena into a political rivalry. "Everyone is surprised that an actress who lives in Himachal, comes here and calls our Mumbai 'PoK' such 'do takke ke log' want to turn Court's arena into a political rivalry, it's wrong," said Kishori Pednekar. Bombay High Court set aside BMC notices to Kangana Ranaut issued on September 07 and 09, calls demolition at her place as action with malafide intent.
People in Dharamshala woke up to a chilly morning after Dhauladhar range received fresh snowfall. Temperature dipped in Dharamshala. Mountain lovers enjoyed bonfire. Minimum temperature will touch 7 degree Celsius in hill city, according to IMD. Himachal's Dharamshala, a famous tourist destination, is among ideal places to witness snowfall.
Farmers in Punjab's Amritsar continued their protest against the new farm laws, saying that they will not allow the passenger trains to run, even as Western Railway (WR) announced to restore the services of 11 trains, which were either cancelled, short-terminated or short-originated, on Monday. The Western Railway (WR) on Monday said it restored 11 trains, which were either cancelled, short-terminated or short-originated, due to the farmers' agitation in Punjab. On Monday night, the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee members blocked railway tracks in Amritsar's Jandiala Guru to protest against the recently enacted farm laws. The developments come even as Indian Railways is preparing to resume passenger train services in Punjab while following COVID-19 protocols from Wednesday. The Indian Railways on Sunday decided to restore train services in Punjab, starting with the trial run of freight trains on Monday to observe safety and security on the tracks. Punjab farmers are observing 'rail-roko' protest against three agriculture laws.
Indian Railways' has planned to upgrade the network and trains running on identified routes at a speed of 130 kilometre per hour or above will have only air-conditioned coaches in the near future. Railway Board CEO Vinod Kumar Yadav informed on October 16 that railways has developed affordable air conditioned coaches for high speed train which have speed over 130 km/per hour. The sleeper class coaches numbers will remain same he added.
The state government on Friday in a letter to the railways said it is allowing all women on local trains with regular tickets/passes October 17 onwards. The... Mid-Day Also reported by •DNA •Indian Express