Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: Boeing

19 new aircraft from Boeing and Airbus to add more wings to Vistara

Vistara, the Singapore Airlines-Tata venture, that operates in one of the world’s most expensive aviation markets is all set to begin its international flights operation.

Boeing sees two-year wait for world’s biggest fighter jet deal

Boeing said in April that it would partner with Hindustan Aeronautics and Mahindra Defense Systems to manufacture the F/A-18 Super Hornet in India.

US Dreamliner Boeing hounds out newest Airbus jetliner to India

Indian airline Vistara is poised to place an order for six 787s aircrafts worth as much as $3.3 billion, including options. 

With last-minute approval, India set to snap up world’s last available C-17 Globemaster

Two years after the special request made to hold aircraft for India, defence ministry committee clears signing of contract.

India on verge of losing last available C-17 Globemaster over red tape

Special request made to US in 2015 to hold last aircraft; MoD process stuck despite approval.

Boeing says Indian Army’s six new Apache choppers will be the ‘most lethal’

The Indian Army is getting the first batch of these helicopters in 2019.

GLOBAL PULSE: China’s addiction to debt, Trump and Obama in Europe, and Taiwan is first in Asia to allow gay marriages

CHINA HAS AN ADDICTION PROBLEM China has been on a spending spree, but the debt-fuelled binge can now sap the world’s second largest economy.

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.