18 interesting facts about the beautiful country of New Zealand

New Zealand is indeed one of the beat countries to live in and though being a small nation, it is a developed one. They have a distinct biodiversity in terms of plants, animals and fungals. The history of New Zealand dates back to 1250th CE. Sometime between 1250 and 1300 CE, Polynesian settled in the islands that later were named New Zealand and developed a distinctive Maori culture. In 1642, Dutch explorer Abel Tasman became the first European to sight New Zealand. Maoris form the largest minority group followed by Asians and Pacific…

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10 Instagram accounts that will give you a reason to visit Himachal time and again

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. It refers to the notion that a complex ideas and stories can be conveyed with just a single still image or that an image of a subject conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a description does. So here is the list of “10 Instagram accounts that will give you a reason to visit Himachal time and again“. They are listed in a random order and all of them are very unique and the only thing common between each one of them…

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शिमला आने वाले पर्यटको के लिए हवाई सफर आसान हुआ

डैक्कन एयर अगस्त में शिमला के लिए हवाई सेवा शुरू करेगा। कुछ समय पहले डैक्कन एयर और शिमला एयरपोर्ट अथॉरिटी के बीच इस संबंध में बातचीत हुई है लेकिन अभी इस की औपचारिक घोषणा नहीं हुई ।डैक्कन एयर ने इसी बीच अगस्त से शिमला के लिए यह सेवा शुरू करने की बात कही है,शिमला एयरपोर्ट अथॉरिटी को डैक्कन से यह सेवा शुरू करने के लिए औपचारिक घोषणा का इंतजार है। गौरतलब रहे इससे पहले शुरू की गई एयर इंडिया की हवाई सेवा को अच्छा रिस्पांस मिला है। शिमला से नई…

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ताज़ा खबर: हिमाचल प्रदेश पर्यटन विकास निगम के होटलों  के किराए में भारी छूट

हिमाचल प्रदेश विश्व प्रसिद्ध है अपनी खूबसूरती के लिए और  इस बार प्रदेश के पर्यटन नगरो में 1 जुलाई से 14 सितंबर तक चयनित होटलों में घूमने आए सभी पर्यटको के लिए 20% से 40% की छूट मिलेगी| मॉनसून पैकेज के तहत यह छूट 1 जुलाई से 14 सितंबर तक रहेगी | इस वर्ष समर सीजन में काफी संख्या में  पर्यटको ने हिमाचल प्रदेश की यात्रा की और यहां की खूबसूरत वादियों में घूमने का लुफ्त उठाया है| मानसून सीजन के दौरान पर्यटक को रिझाने के लिए अब सरकार के…

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11 facts about Sirmour District that you probably don’t know

Sirmour is the southernmost district of Himachal Pradesh. It has an area of around 2,825 km².  According to the 2011 census, Sirmour district has a population of 530,164. This gives it a ranking of 542nd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 188 inhabitants per square kilometre (490/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.61%. Sirmour has a sex ratio of 915 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79.98%. Headquarter of Sirmour district is…

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हिमाचल प्रदेश परिवहन निगम के बेड़े मे इलेक्ट्रिक बस शामिल

Image source हिमाचल प्रदेश में लम्बे इन्तजार के बाद इलेक्ट्रिक बस पहुंच गयी है | हिमाचल प्रदेश परिवहन निगम ने 50 बड़ी बसे और 75 छोटी बसे खरीदने का निर्णय लिया है, जिनमे पहले 26 बसों के लिए आर्डर जारी किया गया है| Image source बसों की कीमत 1 करोड़ 91 लाख के करीब बताई जा रही है|इलेक्ट्रिक बसों को लेकर मनाली, रोहतांग, शिमला,परवाणु और लोकल शिमला और बद्दी में ट्रायल किया गया  है, जो की सफल रहा है |फिलहाल मामला न्यायालय में होने के कारण निर्णय आने के बाद…

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Andretta: an artist’s paradise located in Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh

Andretta is a beautiful village in Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is famous worldwide for its artists’ colony. The artists’ colony was established in the 1920s, when Irish theater artist and environmentalist, Norah Richards, shifted here from Lahore. She was unhappy in England after her husband died and she longed to return. So, when she met an Englishman who was willing to sell her land in Kangra for Rs. 1, she bought it and this place was in Andretta. Image Source It is located near Palampur in the Kangra District,…

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Snow Leopard: the species which will go extinct soon if we didn’t do something today

COMMON NAME: Snow Leopard SCIENTIFIC NAME: Panthera uncia TYPE: Mammals Snow leopard or “Barfani Cheetah” or “Him Tendua” is one of the beautiful cats in the world and known for its beautiful fur and mysterious behavior worldwide. These cats are basically adapted to the cold, arid, barren landscape of the high altitude areas. Snow leopard is a nomadic kind of animal who change their location from time to time and loves to travel alone. PHYSICAL FEATURES  SIZE: 4 to 5 ft; tail, 36-40 inches LENGTH– 90-115 cm (36-44 inches) WEIGHT: 60 to…

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Things to learn and share on this World Environment Day

Happy “World Environment Day” to all the living beings on the planet which we call as Mother Earth. This day is celebrated as World Environment Day across the globe. What is an Environment? Environment – The world around us,the life of all the living organisms around us comprises environment. All living beings are gifted with the beautiful environment by the almighty. We ‘Humans’ are responsible for its preservation and betterment to sustain life. But unfortunately we are affecting it adversely rather than preserving it. Some issues to be taken care…

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5 Places you must not miss on a trip to Kullu-Manali

This is Himalayas which literally the abode of snow. It is the last frontier king of all mountains. Here species have thrived and gone extinct, civilizations came and then destroyed, but mountains they have seen it all. The idea of travel should not just involve moving from one place to another. So let’s talk about “5 Places you must not miss on a trip to Kullu-Manali“. 1.Bijli mahadev temple Bijli mahadev temple is one of the oldest temple of Kullu valley dedicated to lord Shiva. Situated at a height of more than…

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