Tag Archives: Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rainfall lashes in Himachal Pradesh; Army called for rescue operation

Everyday life is widely affected in Himachal Pradesh since Saturday after heavy rains in the mid hills and plains, while snowfall lashes in the upper hills of the state. Schools remained shut on Monday in at least 12 districts after heavy rainfall and snowfall lashed many parts of the state. Army has been called to […]

MiG 21 fighter jet crashes in Himachal Pradesh, CM expresses grief

A MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, killing the pilot. The accident took place at 1:21 pm. The aircraft was on a routine sortie. Visuals from the site of the accident showed the debris of the aircraft engulfed in flames, lying in what appears to be a field in […]

Mango Festival 2018: over 500 varieties to try this year

At the 30th Mango Festival, participating mango-growers displayed newer varieties of the king of fruits beside the usual hits like Rataul, Langra, Chausa, Kesar, Farzi, Hussainara, Ramkela, Mallika, and Amrapalihat. Mango festival in Delhi is being organized since 1988 and this year is more than special as over 500 different varieties from Bihar, Haryana, Uttrakhand, […]