Aircraft IL38 in Russia for overhaul, mid-life upgradation: Navy

New Delhi: The Indian Navy responded to reports of its plane, Il-38, making a crash landing in Russia, saying that the aircraft was in the country for overhaul and mid-life upgradation. “The aircraft is in Russia for Overhaul (OH) and Mid Life Upgradation (MLU). No Indian Navy crew was onboard during the sortie though they […]

Def Expo Ends: India’s military might on display

Thiruvidanthai: The 10th edition of Defence expo India, a biennial exhibition on Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems, concluded at Thiruvidanthai, with the Indian military displaying its might with a live demonstration of its various aircraft, helicopter, battle tanks and submarines. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit presided over the valedictory, which was also attended […]

IAF Fighter Jets: India Begins Procure Process

New Delhi: India kick-started the process to acquire a fleet of around 110 fighter jets which could be one of the world’s biggest military procurement in recent years. The Indian Air Force issued the RFI (Request for Information) or initial tender for the billion dollar procurement deal which will be in sync with the governments […]

Facebook Data Breach: Hit over 5.6 Lakh Indian Users

New Delhi: Private data of over 5.6 lakh Indian Facebook users were compromised by Global Science Research that later sold the personal details acquired through a quiz app ‘thisisyourdigitallife’ to Cambridge Analytica. Facebook informed the Indian government about the details of compromised accounts in response to a notice over the user data breach and details […]

ISRO Lost Contact with GSAT-6A Satellite

Hyderabad: The Indian Space Research Organisation lost contact with the GSAT-6A satellite. The control room at the SHAR spaceport in Sriharikota is making concerted attempts to reestablish the link with the satellite. In a communique on its website, the ISRO said after successful long-duration firings, when the satellite was on course to a normal operating […]

GSAT 6A: Successfully Launched

Sriharikota: In yet another achievement for the Indian Space Research Organisation, India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-6A was successfully launched using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch vehicle fitted with an indigenously developed cryogenic third stage injected the satellite into orbit about 18 minutes after its lift off from […]

BrahMos successfully flight tested

New Delhi: Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos was successfully flight tested from Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The precision strike weapon with Indian-made seeker flew in its designated trajectory and hit the target with pin-point accuracy. The missile flies almost three times the speed of sound and has a range of 290 km. The seeker, a […]

Solar Summit: to launch two new initiatives

New Delhi: The International Solar Alliance (ISA) that seeks to accelerate the deployment of solar energy to create a low-carbon world economy and promote co-operation among Sun-rich nations, will be formally launched at its first summit here on Sunday Twenty-three countries have taken part in an ISA consultation on their priorities in the fields of […]

Technology and artificial intelligence must be used to ensure welfare of poor, PM

New Delhi: Technology and artificial intelligence must be used to ensure the welfare of the poor and underprivileged. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Addressing the people the of the nation through his monthly radio programme, Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on a number of issues . PM Modi also congratulated the scientific […]

India test fires Agni-II Ballistic Missile off Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: India on Thursday flight-tested Agni-II intermediate range surface-to-surface ballistic missile from off Odisha Coast as part of user trial. There was, however, no official confirmation by the Defence Research and Development Organisation if the flight-test was successful and met all its mission objectives. Fired at around 10.23 AM from Abdul Kalam Island in Bhadrak […]