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China to impose sanctions on Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon over arms sales to Taiwan

Chinese Foreign Ministry said the sanctions on US firms will be imposed 'in order to uphold national interests'.

Almost entire Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet under scrutiny now for defect in tail wing

Improper gaps in small wing in 787 Dreamliner tail could exist in about 900 jets but Boeing says the issue doesn’t pose an immediate hazard.

A new plane for Modi — high-tech Air India One with missile defence system arrives next week

A team consisting of senior officers from Air India, IAF and security agencies are in the US to finish the formalities and bring the aircraft to India.

Why Boeing’s 737 Max will take longer to fly in skies outside the US

International regulators, including India’s DGCA, aren’t ready to follow just US FAA certification. Some want more clarity from Boeing on a tech update on the jet.

Boeing 737 Max looks set to fly back into service in October

The Federal Aviation Administration announced it is set to issue formal legal directives for repairs required, which shows it approves the manufacturer’s proposed redesigns.

Boeing lost 60 orders of 737 Max in June with buyers devastated by Covid

This year, 373 orders for the Max have been scrapped as collapsing travel demand complicates Boeing’s efforts to shore up a plane that's supposed to be a critical source of cash.

Things are terrible at Airbus, but at least it’s not Boeing

Boeing had $9 billion in negative shareholder equity at the end of March, and $39 billion of indebtedness.

Boeing readies for test flights of 737 Max as it works towards ending 15-month grounding

Regulators and Boeing are also hoping to convene an international panel of airline pilots to test a proposed new training course for Max flight crews.

Controversial Boeing 737 Max is nearing a milestone with key test flight this month

Boeing is sharing the draft of its revised pilot training, indicating it might finally be nearing the end of its 15-month grounding and controversy over 2 crashes.

India’s oldest flying aircraft in spotlight after radar website shows it going to Pakistan

The site, Flightradar24.com, later put out a clarification, but not before social media was buzzing about the Aviation Research Centre’s Boeing 707.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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