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Simla,

city, India: see ShimlaShimla
, formerly Simla,
town (1991 pop. 110,360), capital of Himachal Pradesh state, NW India. It is situated on a forested ridge (c.7,100 ft/2,165 m high) in the W Himalayas. Shimla is a summer resort and a large market for potatoes; an airport is nearby.
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Simla

 

a city in northern India, located in the Himalayan foothills at an elevation of 2,200 m. Capital of the state of Hi-machal Pradesh. Population, 55,300 (1971). Simla is a summer mountain resort and a scientific research center.

Simla

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)
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The Harbour is one of those listed along with the Maesincla Chipshop in Caernarfon, Simla Tandoori Restaurant in Llangollen, the Centre Point convenience store in Buckley, Wawel Store in Flint and the Spicy Vujon Tandoori Restaurant and T2 Oriental Store in Bangor.
Khawaja Mohammad Sharif said that Founder of Pakistan and first Governor General Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had fought his father case, when he was imprisoned in Simla Jail during the Pakistan movement.
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The train to Simla is delayed, however, when a boy is found collapsed on the railway tracks, while a mysterious assassin makes his way to the city.
The hill station of Simla in the Himalayan foothills was the hub of imperial rule during the summer months, full of dances and parties, with the British in denial as the mood of the country changed.
Set in 1932, when India was dreaming of independence and the British were clinging to power, the series explores the tangled political and passionate web among the people occupying Simla, a region in the country's north.
When Radhakrishnan argued that " rows between India and Pakistan can only be governed by the Simla pact under which all issues are to be settled bilaterally and no party can approach the ICJ unilaterally", the court shot back: " Is Simla Agreement amenable to jurisdiction of this court?
Indian External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said in a statement that India will engage in the framework of Simla agreement and Lahore Declaration.
New Delhi: India on Wednesday strongly hit out at Pakistan for describing Kashmiri separatists as 'stakeholders' in the resolution of Kashmir problem, saying as per Simla Agreement it was a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan and any other approach will "not yield results".