Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicMirage 2000

Topic: Mirage 2000

Mechanical failure could be behind Mirage 2000 accident, death of 2 pilots

While IAF has ordered a probe, there are indications that the aircraft did not take off, forcing pilots to eject. The black box holds key to investigation.

The Mirage crash should not be played for Rahul-Modi-Rafale scam-like politics

Flight testing crew are a national resource and trying to exact mileage out of the accident, replaying the Modi-RaGa-Rafale scam-mongering, will be a disservice to the pilots who died in the crash.

Mirage jet crash after upgrade raises serious questions on HAL ability

IAF says the Mirage 2000 aircraft that crashed in Bengaluru Friday was on an ‘acceptance sortie’ after being upgraded by the state-owned HAL.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.