Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicHimachal

Topic: Himachal

Throwback to fabled 1992 rescue op as tourists saved from dangling cable car in Himachal

A joint operation by IAF & Army, made famous by heroics of para commando Col. Ivan Joseph Crasto, saved 10 lives in 1992 when cable car was stuck 1,500 ft above ground near Parwanoo town.

SC makes MP, Himachal, Muslim body parties to plea against UP, Uttarakhand anti-conversion law

The apex court had earlier refused to stay the controversial laws, and issued notices to Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand on two different petitions.

How drop in pollution is giving social media users a clearer India to show off

2019 World Air Quality Report published in February said India was home to 14 of world's 20 most polluted cities. Number down to just two as on 7 April.

जयराम ठाकुर: कृषि विशेषज्ञ, शौकिया अभिनेता, विशुद्ध भाजपाई

ठाकुर ने अखिल भारतीय विद्यार्थी परिषद के साथ राजनीतिक करियर की शुरुआत की थी और बढ़ते हुए 52 वर्ष की अवस्था में हिमाचल के मुख्यमंत्री की कुर्सी तक पहुंचे.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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