Simla


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Simla

(ˈsɪmlə)
n
(Placename) a city in N India, capital of Himachal Pradesh state: summer capital of India (1865–1939); hill resort and health centre. Pop: 142 161 (2001). Official name: Shimla

Shim•la

(ˈʃɪm lə)

also Simla


n.
the capital of Himachal Pradesh, in N India. 70,604.
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So Bobby departed joyously to Simla Pahar with a tin box of gorgeous raiment.
It was not the Colonel that brought Bobby out of Simla, but a much more to be respected Commandant.
No one dreamed of a railroad to Simla in those days, for it was seven thousand feet up in the air.
Vixen never opened her mouth, but when the cold twilight came, and we could see the lights of Simla across the hills, she snuffled with her nose at the breast of my ulster.
Yonder," said Purun Bhagat, breasting the lower slopes of the Sewaliks, where the cacti stand up like seven-branched candlesticks-"yonder I shall sit down and get knowledge"; and the cool wind of the Himalayas whistled about his ears as he trod the road that led to Simla.
Then he moved on, and slept that night in an empty hut at Chota Simla, which looks like the very last end of the earth, but it was only the beginning of his journey.
Little Mildred answered nothing, but watched the North Star and hummed a selection from recent Simla burlesque that had much delighted the White Hussars.
About this time Colonel Creighton at Simla was advised from Lucknow by wire that young O'Hara had disappeared.
Later the Simla Peace Accord in 1972 changed the pattern of interaction of both the countries.
Tenders are invited for TENDER ENQUIRY FOR PURCHASE OF FOOD STUFF AND VEGETABLES AS PER LIST FOR GENERAL HOSPITAL SIMLA GATE, PALANPUR DIST: BANASKANTHA
She stated that the development work was going on around The Mall, Aiwan-i-Iqbal, Simla Pahari and Lakshmi Chowk.
India has been projecting that after signing Simla Agreement in 1972 and Lahore Declaration in 1999, the problem of Kashmir is not an international issue but bilateral between India and Pakistan.