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18 July 2018 Current Events Fighter aircraft MiG-21crashes in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district

An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in the Patta Jatian village of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh today afternoon. The whereabouts of the pilot are still unknown. The aircraft had left from the Pathankot Air Base and crashed at around 1:30 pm in the area. No casualties have been reported. 


Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today

The Monsoon session of the Parliament has begun today. This session will comprise of 108 hours of promising work. 62 hours will be diverted towards the consideration of government agendas out of the total 108 hours, excluding the Question and the Zero Hour. Both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will take notice of some key bills. Appeals have been made to the political parties and MPs by the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu for the smooth functioning of this parliamentary session to avoid any disruptions. 


Buildings collapse in Gujarat's Bharuch and Greater Noida in Delhi

A building in Gujarat's Bharuch area collapsed yesterday night killing one and injuring 3 others in the incident. Further details are yet to come from the authorities. Greater Noida near Delhi also witnessed a similar incident yesterday night when two buildings collapsed killing three people so far. More bodies are yet to be recovered from the debris of the fallen buildings.


Fighter aircraft MiG-21crashes in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district

An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in the Patta Jatian village of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh today afternoon. The whereabouts of the pilot are still unknown. The aircraft had left from the Pathankot Air Base and crashed at around 1:30 pm in the area. No casualties have been reported. 

Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today

The Monsoon session of the Parliament has begun today. This session will comprise of 108 hours of promising work. 62 hours will be diverted towards the consideration of government agendas out of the total 108 hours, excluding the Question and the Zero Hour. Both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will take notice of some key bills. Appeals have been made to the political parties and MPs by the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu for the smooth functioning of this parliamentary session to avoid any disruptions. 

Buildings collapse in Gujarat's Bharuch and Greater Noida in Delhi

A building in Gujarat's Bharuch area collapsed yesterday night killing one and injuring 3 others in the incident. Further details are yet to come from the authorities. Greater Noida near Delhi also witnessed a similar incident yesterday night when two buildings collapsed killing three people so far. More bodies are yet to be recovered from the debris of the fallen buildings.




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