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15 August, 2018 2:58 PM Every Indian can be proud of manned space mission: ISRO chief

Technologies that will help in sending an Indian astronaut to space by 2022, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address today, have already been completed, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said. "We have already done development of crew module, crew escape, environment control, life-support system and space suite, as also GSLV-Mark 34

15 August, 2018 9:09 AM Technology to send astronauts to space already developed: ISRO on Gaganyaan

Technologies that will help in sending an Indian astronaut to space like human crew module and environment control and life support system have already been developed, ISRO chairman K Sivan said today. Prior to the actual launch by 2022, the Indian Space Research Organisation will have two unmanned missions and spacecraft will be fired using Geosynchronous 40

2 August, 2018 11:37 AM LCA Tejas for Indian Navy tests arrestor hook, gets ready for carrier operations

In December 2016, the Navy had expressed its unhappiness over the naval version of LCA Tejas and claimed that the fighter was "too heavy". New Delhi: The indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas (NP2) for the Indian Navy is getting ready for aircraft carrier operations with the fighter undergoing tests to prove the arrestor hook system at Shore Based 62

30 July, 2018 5:59 AM Operation Pitch Black: IAF SU-30MKI, C-130 aircraft undertake maiden operations in Australi

The Indian contingent in Australia is being led by Group Captain CUV Rao and includes a Garud Team, four SU-30 MKI, one X C-130 and a X C-17 aircrafts. DARWIN (AUSTRALIA): A part of Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent, comprising of SU-30MKI and C-130 aircraft, undertook its maiden operations from Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base in Darwin, Australia 47

24 July, 2018 6:52 PM 115 Mansarovar Yatra Pilgrims Stranded In Uttarakhand Rescued

Earlier this month, hundreds of Indian pilgrims were stranded in Nepal while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in Tibet. All stranded pilgrims of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in Uttarakhand's Gunji have been evacuated and brought to Pithoragarh by Indian Air Force helicopters, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said. As many as 115 pilgrims 43

21 July, 2018 9:47 AM IAF Plane Crashed In 1968, Frozen Body Found 50 Years Later In Himachal

An Indian Air Force plane crashed in 1968, 50 years later, the frozen body of a crash victim was found in Himachal Pradesh's Dhaka glacier base camp. A team of mountaineers recovered the body on July 1. On 7 February 1968, an aircraft AN-12 of the Indian Air Force was flying from Chandigarh to Leh with 102 personnel on board. Due to bad weather, the pilot 695

27 June, 2018 7:48 AM Sukhoi aircraft crashes near Nashik; pilots safe

An under production Su-30MKI aircraft of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) crashed at Nashik in Maharashtra on Wednesday morning. Both the pilots ejected safely. "The aircraft crashed at 11:05 a.m. and the police received information about the crash at 11:15 a.m.," an official said. According to the local Police, the jet took off from the HAL airstrip 35

16 June, 2018 3:35 PM In Daring Op, Navy Stops Burning Ship From Drifting Towards Bangladesh

New Delhi: In a daring and complex operation, a Sea King 42C helicopter winched down a Marco officer on a merchant vessel on fire to arrest its drift towards the International Maritime Border Line with Bangladesh. MV SSL Kolkata was abandoned by its 22-member crew on June 14 off the Sagar Island at the mouth of the Ganges Delta after the fire engulfed 65

6 June, 2018 5:09 PM IAF Flight Lieutenant Dies In Madhya Pradesh, Police Await Autopsy Report

Bhopal: A 27-year-old flight lieutenant of the Indian Air Force (IAF) died at a government hospital in Bhopal on Tuesday, police said today. A police official said the cause of death is under investigation as "some poisonous content" was found in Himanshu Gupta's body. "As per preliminary findings of the postmortem report, some poisonous content was found 140

3 June, 2018 12:15 PM Sushma Swaraj's plane loses contact with ATC for 14 minutes

An Indian Air Force plane carrying Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj lost contact with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) for nearly 14 minutes on Saturday while flying in the Mauritian air space, according to the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The Minister was enroute to South Africa for meetings of the BRICS and IBSA grouping. “The Indian 84