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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 139

25 December, 2018 5:24 PM How India's Longest Road-Rail Bridge Bolsters Defence On China Border

The Bogibeel bridge has been designed to bear the weight of India's heaviest 60 tonne battle tanks and so that fighter jets can land on it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated India's longest rail-road bridge in Assam as part of efforts to boost defence along the border with China. PM Modi drove in a cavalcade along the 4.9 kilometre long Bogibeel 92

6 December, 2018 1:36 AM Search Underway For Missing Marines In Mishap Between 2 Military Planes

U.S. Marines and Japanese authorities were searching early Thursday off the coast of Japan for missing Marines after a mishap between a fighter jet and plane used both for transporting troops and refueling, Marine officials said. The incident occurred after the planes took off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in Japan, Marine Corps officials said in a statement 80

19 November, 2018 2:30 PM Nearly 60.50 lakh household toilets built under Swachh Bharat

Nearly 60.5 lakh individual households toilets have so far been constructed across the country under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban), the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said. According to the ministry, around 4.7 lakh public toilet seats have been constructed so far. The target set under the mission was 5.07 lakh public toilet seats. On the occasion 102

17 November, 2018 7:47 AM Veteran Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, Battle Of Longewala Hero, Dies at 78

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri was decorated with the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) for the heroic stand-off against the tanks and forcing the enemy to retreat. Decorated war veteran Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri died in a private hospital in Mohali near Chandigarh on Saturday, family sources said. He was 78. Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, who was an Army Major 139

6 November, 2018 2:22 PM Drunk Man Flees After Allegedly Setting Fire To 18 Vehicles In Delhi

The man had already fled by the time police reached the spot. Delhi police have filed a complaint a drunk man for allegedly setting 18 vehicles on fire in south Delhi's Madangir on Tuesday. A video shows the man setting fire to the vehicles after opening the fuel pipe. Petrol overflowed from the tanks of six motorcycles and he set fire to each with a match 75

28 September, 2018 7:01 AM D-Street Buzz: Nifty metal tanks 4% with JSPL, SAIL down 6%; RIL, SBI up 1-2%

391 stocks have hit new 52-week low including names like 8K Miles Software Services, Aban Offshore, AB Capital, Allahabad Bank, Apollo Tyres, Arvind, Ashoka Buildcon and Bank of Baroda among others. PSU banks are up as the Indian benchmark indices have turned positive this Friday afternoon with the Nifty50 up 40 points and is trading at 11,017 while 66

18 September, 2018 9:33 AM Military Equipment Worth Rs 9,100 Crore Gets Defence Ministry Nod

The procurement will include two regiments of Aakash missile systems, officials in the Defence Ministry said. The Defence Ministry has given its approval for the procurement of military equipment and weapons worth Rs 9,100 crore, officials said today. The procurement will include two regiments of Aakash missile systems, they added. The acquisition proposals 102

10 September, 2018 4:31 PM Watch: IAF successfully conducts first ever mid-air refuelling of LCA Tejas

New Delhi: The first ever mid-air refuelling of India's indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was successfully carried out on Monday, said Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL). According to a release from HAL, the major milestone towards its Final Operational Clearance was achieved at 9.30 am. A total of 1,900 kg of fuel was transferred from the mid-air 97

27 August, 2018 7:22 PM Thousands Evacuated After Fire Scare At US' Statue Of Liberty Island

Thousands of visitors to the Statue of Liberty were evacuated from the national monument's New York Harbor island on Monday after a small fire broke out at a construction site, authorities said. Officials ordered the evacuation "out of an abundance of caution" after the fire erupted among three propane gas cylinders shortly before noon local time (1600 GMT) on Liberty 85