Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicAero India 2019

Topic: Aero India 2019

500 Sikhs from India arrive in Pakistan to celebrate Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary

The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi issued visas to the Indian Sikh pilgrims under the framework of Pakistan-India Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines of 1974.

Fight’s on the ground at airshow as Boeing takes a jibe at Lockheed Martin over IAF contract

Looking to beat its rival to the new IAF contract for 114 fighter jets, Boeing takes to Twitter to highlight 'concerns' against Lockheed Martin's F-21.

At Aero India, Jaguar, Tejas & Sukhoi honour IAF officer killed in mid-air collision

Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, 37, died after two Hawk advanced jet trainers collided during rehearsals for Aero India.

Nirmala Sitharaman pitches for ‘Make in India’ defence manufacturing as Aero India begins

In her inaugural remarks, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman cited the 100% Foreign Direct Investment in defence manufacturing and said there possibilities for joint investments.

What is a Hawk, the jet that crashed at Aero India rehearsal in Bengaluru

The introduction of the Hawk resurrected the Surya Kiran aerobatics team in 2015, but Tuesday, two aircraft collided in Bengaluru, killing one IAF officer.

On Camera

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Pakistan: Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, doubious crypto link posted

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Defence

The two frigates under construction at Yantar shipyard in Russia | Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Not dependent on Ukraine for engines, want to be part of Make in India initiative, says Russia

India had procured gas turbine engines from Ukraine & handed over to Russia to install them on the Admiral Grigorovich-class guided-missile stealth frigates being made for the Navy.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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