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The Medical Oxygen Plant developed by DRDO. | Photo: DRDO

Tejas aircraft tech comes in aid of oxygen-starved Indian cities. This is how it works

The tech is an offshoot of On-Board Oxygen Generation System project for medical grade oxygen generation on board Tejas. India is the 4th country to develop this.
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Tejas aircraft cleared to carry Python-5 air-to-air missile in its weapons capability

Python-5 missile live firing was conducted to validate target engagement from all aspects & beyond visual ranges. In all live firings, missiles hit the aerial target, said official.
File photo | The Tejas aircraft used by IAF | Wikimedia Commons

Tejas adds wings to indigenous development. Forces must aid India’s internal balancing

Power and interests of supplier States matter. Weapons acquisition from overseas is one area where the Indian State is acutely vulnerable.
R. Madhavan, chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, in Bengaluru on 4 February 2021 | ANI Twitter

India looking at Tejas exports at Rs 309 crore per aircraft, HAL chairman says

R. Madhavan, chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, says countries from Southeast Asia and the Middle East have shown interest in Tejas fighters.
File photo | The Tejas aircraft used by IAF | Wikimedia Commons

‘We’ll monitor HAL’s delivery’ — IAF appoints team to ensure mega Tejas order is on schedule

Defence officials also said the contract for 15 indigenous Light Combat Helicopter is set to be awarded by March this year.
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Tejas keeps India’s capability gap with China under check. It is HAL’s game to lose now

Although several major air forces like France, Germany and the US are still inducting or ordering fourth-generation fighters, their capabilities and threats are distinct from India’s.
File photo | The Tejas aircraft used by IAF | Wikimedia Commons

Tejas, a tale of India’s nascent aerospace system with a happy ending

It was in 1983 when India rolled out the project to build a new light combat aircraft as a replacement for Russian MiG 21s, which continue to fly despite being obsolete.
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Cheer LCA Tejas purchase but self-reliance shouldn’t become excuse for delays, poor quality

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As Tejas begins flying near Pakistan border, IAF & HAL join hands to boost LCA availability

About half-a-dozen Tejas aircraft are doing stints at various bases in the western sector, including at two locations that will host Tejas Mk 1A squadrons in the future.
Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, head of the Indian Air Force | Photo: ANI

Will order for 83 Tejas soon, HAL to deliver 70 aircraft by 2026: IAF chief Bhadauria

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria said the plans were being drawn up to depute more officers to HAL to increase accountability.

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Pandemic can’t be allowed to devastate nations because of sophisticated, one-sided WTO rules

For President Joe Biden to take a stand against pharmaceutical companies is no small matter. His presidential campaign was the near sole beneficiary of pharma largesse in 2020.
Health department officials at Majhgaon village in Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district | By special arrangement

‘Worrying signs’: Covid hits rural India hard, it now has nearly half of all new cases

The total number of daily cases being reported across India is nearly 300 per cent higher as compared to last year, meaning they will exert pressure on rural health infrastructure.

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A file photo of a Covid ward set up at an Army hospital, in Prayagraj. | Photo: ANI

Armed forces plan to hire 400 retired military doctors to assist in fight against Covid

The forces are looking to hire, on a contractual basis for about a year, medical officers who retired in the last four to five years.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Modi govt is in denial & India is back to being a flailing state

Modi government didn’t strengthen the foundations of basic governance in the last 7 years. Now, the PM has retreated and ministers are failing, adding to the Covid disaster.