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Earlier this week, the latest slice of “mango diplomacy” was organised at the Pakistani embassy in Beijing where new ambassador Naghmana Hashmi recollected, even if partly, when it all began.(HT image)

Mango diplomacy: How the first crate of Pakistani mangoes impacted Mao’s China

Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 09:59 PM IST
In August 1968, a crate of mangoes was gifted to Mao by Pakistani foreign minister, Mian Arshad Hussain, who was also high commissioner to India earlier, in Beijing.
At the 31st Mango Festival at Dilli Haat, Janakpuri, get set to taste mangoes named after Indian cricketers.(PHOTO: Shivam Saxena/HT; IMAGING: Henu Mauria/HT)
At the 31st Mango Festival at Dilli Haat, Janakpuri, get set to taste mangoes named after Indian cricketers.(PHOTO: Shivam Saxena/HT; IMAGING: Henu Mauria/HT)

Virat, Shikhar are now aam: Cricket fever grips mango growers back home

Hindustan Times | By Henna Rakheja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 01:45 PM IST
At the upcoming 31st Mango Festival in Delhi, there will be mangoes dedicated to Indian cricketers such as Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.
At the 30th Mango Festival in Delhi, get set to indulge in a variety of mangoes, and even participate in mango-eating competition.
At the 30th Mango Festival in Delhi, get set to indulge in a variety of mangoes, and even participate in mango-eating competition.

Mango Festival 2018: Last year it was Yogi aam, this year taste Vedic aam in the Capital

Hindustan Times | By Henna Rakheja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 11:11 AM IST
At the 30th Mango Festival 2018, in Delhi, the participating mango-growers display newer varieties of the king of fruits.
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