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BRO starts clearing snow from Manali-Leh highway

Snow-clearing operation under way at Rahla, 27 km from Manali, on Thursday. Photo: MC Thakur
MANALI, MARCH 23
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has started the snow-clearing operation on the 475-km Manali-Leh road at Rahla, 27 km from here, today. Lt Col Mayank Mehta said massive efforts were being made to open the Rohtang Pass, the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti district, in May. A puja was performed by BRO officers and jawans at Gulaba. He further said four snow-clearing teams were deployed for opening of the 222-km Manali-Sarchu section, with the help of snow-cutters, dozers and JCB machines - here is the link to the news - http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/him...ay/381230.html
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BRO starts clearing snow from Manali-Leh highway

Snow-clearing operation under way at Rahla, 27 km from Manali, on Thursday. Photo: MC Thakur
MANALI, MARCH 23
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has started the snow-clearing operation on the 475-km Manali-Leh road at Rahla, 27 km from here, today. Lt Col Mayank Mehta said massive efforts were being made to open the Rohtang Pass, the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti district, in May. A puja was performed by BRO officers and jawans at Gulaba. He further said four snow-clearing teams were deployed for opening of the 222-km Manali-Sarchu section, with the help of snow-cutters, dozers and JCB machines - here is the link to the news - http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/him...ay/381230.html
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Met department predicts snowfall in Himachal Pradesh from March 28
Shimla: The local meteorlogical office, on Sunday, predicted rain and snowfall at isolated places in the higher hills of Himachal Pradesh from Tuesday, even as dry weather prevailed in most parts of the state.
A fresh western disturbance is likely to affect the western Himalayan region from March 27 and rain or snowfall is likely to occur at isolated places in the higher hills from March 28 onwards - here is the link to the news - http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c...w/57834815.cms
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Round-the-year skating at Shimla rink soon

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Shimla, March 26
Reducing number of ice skating days each year due to climate change may no longer be a cause of worry as the only natural ice skating rink in the country is all set to go high-tech with underground refrigeration with the help of financial assistance under from the Union Tourism Ministry - here is the link to the news - http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/him...on/382716.html
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Walk the apple route in Himachal
In a bid to harness tourism potential of the state, the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) has decided to launch two new packages, which is a first for the hill state. The corporation will conduct the first Apple Blossom Tour in the second week of April, with HPTDC Deluxe buses covering the area from Shimla to Kotgarh. The tour will include areas like Matyana, Shilaroo, Kandyali up to Kotgarh. HPTDC managing director, Dinesh Malhotra said the tour will cost Rs 1,000 per person from Shimla, including transportation, welcome drinks, lunch, tea and snacks at HPTDC hotels enroute - here is the link to the news - http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c...w/57837478.cms

Air India Kullu-Delhi fare hike has flyers, hoteliers fuming
Kullu, March 27
The Air India has hiked the airfare between Kullu and Delhi with the onset of the summer season. Earlier, the airline used to charge a maximum fare of around Rs 16,200 while now the fare has been increased to over Rs 18,500 for one-way travel. Natasha, a frequent air traveller, said the airline was charging exorbitant fare for the one-hour flight - here is the link to the news - http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/him...ng/383194.html
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