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14 January, 2019 12:40 PM Indonesian Jets Force Ethiopian Cargo Plane To Land Over Airspace Breach

Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said. Air force spokesman First Marshal Novyan Samyoga said in a statement the Boeing Co 777 cargo plane had been secured by air force personnel 406

11 January, 2019 11:40 AM ISRO Says Gaganyaan Manned Space Mission Launch Set for December 2021

India's maiden manned space mission ''Gaganyaan'' is set for December 2021 launch and is likely to include a woman astronaut, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Sivan said Friday. Gearing up for the mission, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the ISRO has set up a new centre to facilitate the manned voyage involving a three-member 195

7 January, 2019 9:24 AM Rafale fighter vs JF-17 jet: Check out the features of the two aircraft

While India has finalised the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, neighbouring Pakistan has reached out to China for speedy procurement of JF-17 planes. Even before the Indian Air Force (IAF) gets the 36 Rafale fighters in a fly-away condition from Dassault Aviation, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is attempting to add as many as 62 JF-17 jets. But who has the edge? Where 216

4 January, 2019 11:49 AM "It Can Erase Pak": Why BJP's Himanta Sarma Says Congress Against Rafale

Another BJP leader alleged that Rahul Gandhi was seeking information in the Rafale issue that the neighbouring country wants As a debate on the controversial Rafale fight jet deal raged in the Lok Sabha where Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke on various aspects of the agreement for over two hours and accused the Congress-led government of scrapping 203

1 January, 2019 2:49 AM Defence Ministry cleared 111 military projects worth Rs 1.78 lakh crore under Make in India

10 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas planes have been delivered to the Air Force till now. New Delhi: In the last three years, the Defence Ministry cleared 111 military projects worth over Rs 1.78 lakh crore for producing military hardware under the Make in India in the defence sector. Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre informed the Lok Sabha, "In the last three 247

28 December, 2018 2:32 PM Bills On Right To Refuse, Non-Vegetarian Food, Cow Population In Lok Sabha

Employees should be able to switch off once they leave their offices or during holidays; no non-vegetarian food should be served at government events; and there should an authority to stabilise population of cows. These were some of the private members' bills introduced in the Lok Sabha today. Supriya Sule of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) presented 142

28 December, 2018 12:29 PM Islamabad Denies US Report On China's Secret Plan To Build Jets In Pakistan

A New York Times report has highlighted that China and Pakistan have come up a secret plan to build fighter jets and other military hardware in Pakistan as part of the USD 60 billion so-called 'China-Pakistan Economic Corridor' Pakistan has said that the so-called 'China-Pakistan Economic Corridor' or 'CPEC' is a bilateral "economic project" and has no military 192

28 December, 2018 6:33 AM On Meghalaya Miners' Rescue, Congress Lawmaker's Goof Up In Parliament

In his notice for adjournment, Congress' Shillong MP Vincent H Pala said there was a need to rescue the miners trapped in Mizoram, whereas the 15 miners are trapped in a mine in Meghalaya. Congress' Shillong MP Vincent H Pala made a faux pas in the Lok Sabha on Thursday when he cited Mizoram instead of Meghalaya while moving an adjournment notice on the miners 109

26 December, 2018 6:29 PM Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva takes over as DCIDS-Operations

New Delhi: Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations), the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. He has earlier served in three out of the four wings of Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) headquarters. Commissioned as an Indian Air Force pilot in December 1981, Air Marshal Sachdeva has logged over 7,200 hours 84

23 December, 2018 9:08 AM NDA 2019 Notification In January 2nd Week

Candidates should refer to the official website upsc.gov.in for the notification. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is likely to release the official notification for NDA & NA exam in the second week of January, most probably on January 9. The exam will be held on April 21, if there is no alteration to the schedule that was released by the Commission 134