Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has time and again shared his concerns over lack of continuity in senior level appointments of the armed forces.
At 1140 hours on January 2, 2017 India successfully test fired yet another nuclear capable ballistic missile—Agni IV from Balasore, Odisha
Air Marshal SB Deo PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC paid homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate this morning before taking over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at Air HQ, today
Gen Dalbir singh will soon be heading for an important diplomatic assignment, top government sources told DefenceAviationPost.com. “In all probability it will be a foreign assignment for him (Gen Dalbir Singh)…likely as India’s Ambassador to one of the strategic neighbour countries,” a top government official disclosed. The official refused to give any more details.
Back to back successful test firing of Missiles by India gives a strong message across the borders in China and Pakistan
While making it clear that Indian Armed Forces were capable and prepared to go for a two front war if need arises, Gen Rawat said he prefers co-operation than confrontation. He said while we (India, Pakistan and China) may be competing with each other for space and economic development and prosperity, there are also areas of co-operation which he said should be our focus.
India has signed an Open Skies Agreement with six countries at the International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN), 2016 which were held in Nassau from December 5-9.
In a big boost ahead of the fog season when flight disruptions peak, the Jaipur and Lucknow airports have been upgraded to CAT IIIB, which enables aircraft to land when the visibility is down to 50 metres. Delhi is only other airport in the country that is CAT III B compliant.
The average fares on some of the busiest domestic air routes fell sharply in November as compared to the same period last year thanks to low fuel prices and airlines adding planes to their fleet
The demonetization move has hit private jet operators badly who have witnessed a drop in bookings and flight cancellations.