IAF MiG-21 fighter jet crash today in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh: The MiG 21 aircraft reportedly took off from the Pathankot Air Base. Visuals from the scene of the crash show part of the aircraft burning.
The order came as huge blow to the state government, which is faced with problem of massive unauthorised construction in Shimla and major tourists towns like Kasauli, Dharamshala, McLeodganj and Manali, apart from towns like Kullu and Kasol.
Rajni Patil, who is currently on a seven-day tour to the state to hold district-level meetings, held a closed-door breakfast meeting with Virbhadra, Sukhu and CLP leader Mukesh Agnihotri in Shimla before they set out for Solan.
For the past six months, after hospital authorities started efforts to establish contact with her family, Padma’s frustrations have only grown. She takes repeated rounds towards the hospital’s main entrance every day and keep talking to herself.
According to Forest Department officials, there are an estimated 4,00,000 trees within Shimla municipal limits. And until March 15, records show, they had tagged 2,81,780. If the project sticks to schedule, officials say all the trees will be GPS-tagged by October.
A senior cabinet minister confirmed that several ministers had raised objections to the move to provide funds for the event as maximum budget of the department for funding to the 42 games in the official list is not more than Rs 2.5 crore.
As part of an emergency water rationing measure, the city’s corporation limits have been divided into three zones, with water released to each of these zones in turns. Thus, most localities in the city have been getting water once in three days.
During Friday’s hearing, the bench questioned Shimla Municipal Commissioner on why water supply was still continuing to defaulter hoteliers and sought immediate compliance cautioning against any laxity in the matter. Later, teams of officials went around the town and enforced the court orders.
Along with Shimla Deputy Commissioner Amit Kashyap and Municipal Corporation Commissioner Rohit Jamwal, Justice Karol spent almost the entire night at ground–zero to ensure that water control rooms were functioning without any hindrance.