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Air India keeping options ‘open’ for 5 wide-body aircraft

Air India keeping options ‘open’ for 5 wide-body aircraft

The government-owned Air India is keeping all options “open” on the type of wide-body aircraft, which it plans to lease, including the latest jetliner from Airbus, A350.

Engaging Immediate Neighbourhood Is One Of My Top Priorities: Gen Bipin Rawat

Engaging Immediate Neighbourhood Is One Of My Top Priorities: Gen Bipin Rawat

trategic reach of India, with the expansion of its Navy and Air Force, is ever increasing. In line with this thought process, Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, has planned to commence his international engagements with the immediate neighbourhood with the aim of conveying the importance that India attaches to its neighbours

With Sukhoi-30 firing BrahMos in April, India can conduct surgical strike 300 km away

With Sukhoi-30 firing BrahMos in April, India can conduct surgical strike 300 km away

While the first carriage flight of Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft with BrahMos missile—only a dummy drop—was successfully achieved in June 2016, the firing of the actual supersonic missile is now scheduled for April. This integration will allow India to order surgical strikes destroying targets about 300 km away.

Dubai: Navy Chief Lanba holds talks with UAE’s top defence brass

Dubai: Navy Chief Lanba holds talks with UAE’s top defence brass

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Sunday held extensive talks with the top brass of UAE’s defence establishment and explored ways to bolster strategic partnership between the two navies, in tune with India’s efforts to deepen security ties with the key Gulf nation.

Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US

Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US

Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after US President Donald Trump put Tehran “on notice”.

Anil Ambani to spell out defence business plans tomorrow

Anil Ambani to spell out defence business plans tomorrow

Pitching defence business as the main growth driver, industrialist Anil Ambani will brief the sectoral and market analysts here tomorrow about future plans of his Reliance Group in this segment.

Coming soon: Air trains for travel between terminals at Delhi airport

Coming soon: Air trains for travel between terminals at Delhi airport

In a first for the country, Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital will get its own dedicated free-to-use metro lines for commuters to transit from one terminal to another.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi congratulates ISRO for scripting history

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi congratulates ISRO for scripting history

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praises the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists for creating a world record by sending 104 satellites into the space orbit.

Record-breaking PSLV mission has a downside: Ex-ISRO chief G. Madhavan Nair

Record-breaking PSLV mission has a downside: Ex-ISRO chief G. Madhavan Nair

Buried in the flood of congratulatory messages that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) received after its recent space feat is one discordant note raising some concern.

India to deploy defence against ballistic missiles by 2016, says DRDO chief

India to deploy defence against ballistic missiles by 2016, says DRDO chief

India is hurrying up the deployment of an advanced missile defence system to stave off threats from ballistic missiles at a time China’s arsenal is growing in sophistication and numbers.