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Ethiopian Airlines to host global aviation training programme

Ethiopian Airlines to host global aviation training programme

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines Friday said that it will host the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium with the theme at Addis Ababa.

Parrikar backs army chief’s comment on Kashmiris, says military has ‘full freedom’

Parrikar backs army chief’s comment on Kashmiris, says military has ‘full freedom’

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday that military commanders had “full freedom” to decide on how to conduct their operations against insurgents and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

Army chief Bipin Rawat urges united effort to tackle stone-pelting in Kashmir

Army chief Bipin Rawat urges united effort to tackle stone-pelting in Kashmir

Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday called for coordinated efforts by security forces to effectively deal with the problem of stone pelting by civilians during counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir.

Sharif: Pakistan, India must avoid conspiracies against each other

Sharif: Pakistan, India must avoid conspiracies against each other

Pakistan and India should have friendly and good neighbourly relations and avoid hatching conspiracies against each other, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said.

India’s mega defence deal with Israel: Government clears Rs 17,000 cr for jointly developing surface-to-air missile for army

India’s mega defence deal with Israel: Government clears Rs 17,000 cr for jointly developing surface-to-air missile for army

A Rs 17,000 crore deal has been cleared by the government for jointly developing with Israel a medium-range surface-to-air missile (MR-SAM) for the army, reflecting India’s fast growing defence ties with the Jewish nation.

GAGAN navigation system-compliant aircraft may soon be mandatory for airlines

GAGAN navigation system-compliant aircraft may soon be mandatory for airlines

The government is likely to come out with a notification shortly making it mandatory for Indian carriers to only induct aircraft which are compliant with the newly-developed GAGAN navigation system in their fleets from January 1, 2019

Air India’s first Airbus A320neo Aircraft lands at Chennai Airport

Air India’s first Airbus A320neo aircraft arrived at Chennai Airport from Delhi yesterday at 8:30pm with 161 passengers. The new A320neo was inducted into Air India’s extensive fleet, has seating capacity of 162 seats including 12 seats in the business class.

You will no longer need security stamp on hand baggage tag at 7 airports

You will no longer need security stamp on hand baggage tag at 7 airports

Passengers flying out of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Cochin, will not have to tag their cabin bags, as the aviation ministry has announced to do away with such tags.

Pakistan on equipment buying spree to fight militancy

Pakistan on equipment buying spree to fight militancy

Pakistan has expedited efforts to acquire military equipment and weapons to combat militancy as a fresh bout of terror attacks have killed over 100 people.

BAE Systems eyes defence spending by Donald Trump

BAE Systems eyes defence spending by Donald Trump

BAE Systems on Thursday delivered an optimistic outlook on government defence spending, in particular by the new US administration led by President Donald Trump.