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Eight-hour search operation ends in Kashmir

Eight-hour search operation ends in Kashmir

A massive eight-hour search operation by security forces in around 20 villages of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district ended on Thursday afternoon.

Govt orders payment of 7th pay panel scales to military: Here are details

Govt orders payment of 7th pay panel scales to military: Here are details

Soldiers, sailors and airmen of the three defence services will be paid salaries recommended by the 7th Central Pay Commission (7CPC). The new scales will be paid with effect from January 1, 2016

Army test-fires BrahMos advanced missile for the second time

Army test-fires BrahMos advanced missile for the second time

The Indian Army on Wednesday successfully test-fired the advanced BrahMos Block III land attack cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the second consecutive day.

Soon, you may enter airports without ID cards, check in with biometric data

Soon, you may enter airports without ID cards, check in with biometric data

The civil aviation ministry, which has for long toyed with the idea of a biometric identification system at airports, is close to rolling it out.

SpiceJet hits record high: stock zooms over 100% in 2017

SpiceJet hits record high: stock zooms over 100% in 2017

SpiceJet hit a record high of Rs 116.90, up 4% on BSE in intra-day trade, surpassing its previous high of Rs 115 touched on September 5, 2005.

Jet Airways to add 1,200 seats per day with launch of two new services

Jet Airways to add 1,200 seats per day with launch of two new services

Jet Airways will be adding around 1,200 seats per day to its offerings by launching two more direct services, connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam, from October onwards.

Want Rs 2,500 tickets under UDAN? Please book in advance on popular routes

Want Rs 2,500 tickets under UDAN? Please book in advance on popular routes

Five days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik”, or UDAN, scheme from Shimla airport, Tushar Patel tried to book tickets from Delhi to the hill station.

Modi’s ambitious Udan scheme needs transparent costing

Modi’s ambitious Udan scheme needs transparent costing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week flagged off the first flight, on the Shimla-Delhi leg, of the government’s new scheme to boost regional air connectivity.

Army weighs retaliation for beheading of two soldiers

Army weighs retaliation for beheading of two soldiers

Top generals say the army has begun weighing its options for retaliating against Pakistani forces on the Line of Control (LoC), after Pakistani troops, employing jihadi extremists, killed and beheaded two Indian soldiers near Poonch on Monday.

How the South Asia Satellite will help India boost ties with neighbours

How the South Asia Satellite will help India boost ties with neighbours

The launch on May 5, of GSAT-09, a communication satellite developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), will bring India closer to its neighbours Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan