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INS India celebrates Platinum Jubilee today !!

INS India, the base depot ship at New Delhi, celebrated its 75th anniversary on today. Established as HMIS India in 1941 it was rechristened as INS India on 26 Jan 1950. The Base Depot ship (stone ship in naval parlance) has the privilege of being the Flagship of the Chief of the Naval Staff. Started as small unit with a complement of just a handful of officers and … Read More

Krishnapatnam Port Wins Big at CII EHS Awards

Krishnapatnam Port has been recognized as an engine driving the economic growth in Andhra Pradesh and as a port that sets new efficiency and operational benchmarks in the Indian port sector. Beyond such efficient operational and economic considerations, it was always the focused drive of

Krishnapatnam that is leading to a ‘Sustainable and Inclusive’… Read More

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates two weeks’ BOP training module of SSB

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the two weeks’ BOP Training Module of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) through video conferencing here. This Training Module is being conducted simultaneously at 270 Company locations in which personnel of 625 BOPs are participating.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Kiren Rijiju expressed… Read More

Rescue operation by 111 helicopter unit of IAF in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh

The incessant rains lashing the Rewa district and areas around have created havoc. The rains have continued since Thursday on an ever increasing gusto. The check dams were unable to contain the heavy pour. The small rivulets and hilly springs of the region were soon inundated as more than 200 mm rain poured over the area within a small frame of twenty-four hours.… Read More

General Dalbir Singh flags in Indian Army Mount Everest Expedition

Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Army Staff flagged in the Indian Army Everest Expedition 2016 in a grand ceremony at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment. The COAS congratulated the team for display of grit and perseverance in achieving the arduous task especially after the Nepal Earthquake last year had damaged traditional routes.

The expedition team led by… Read More

Kudos to BRO yet again !

The dedicated effort of the Border Roads Organization (BRO), which worked tirelessly with clockwork precision, opened the Badrinath Dham Yatra axis in Uttarakhand within four days. Large scale slides occurred between Nandprayag and Chamoli on 01 July 2016 due to incessant rain and cloud burst causing damage to life and property. The National Highway connecting… Read More

33rd Tri Services Commanders’ Conference

The Tri-Services Commanders’ Conference of Southern Region is an annual feature amongst the seven Commanders’ of the Army, Navy and the Air Force [Southern Command of the Indian Army, Western Naval Command, Eastern Naval Command and Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy, South Western Air Command and Southern Air Command of the Indian Air Force… Read More

Bombardier secures order for 10 CRJ900 Aircraft

Montreal, Quebec, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that a customer, who has requested to remain unidentified at this time, has signed a firm purchase agreement for 10 CRJ900 aircraft.

Based on the list price of the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm agreement is valued at approximately $472 million US.

“The modern and fuel efficient CRJ900 aircraft… Read More

LCA- Tejas inducted into No 45 Squadron of Indian Air Force

The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) “Tejas” inducted into No. 45 Squadron of Indian Air Force (IAF) on 01 Jul 2016. No. 45 Squadron, also called the “Flying Daggers”, was last equipped with MiG 21Bis Aircraft and operated from Nalia. It’s motto is “Ajeet Nabha”. The Squadron will operate from Bangalore for nearly… Read More

Boeing to release 2nd Quarter Results

The Boeing Company will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2016 .

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy Greg Smith will discuss the results and company outlook during a conference call .

The event will be webcast… Read More

Seminar on Indian Army’s Fuelling Needs

A Seminar on ‘Indian Army’s Fuelling Needs’ was conducted at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment jointly by the Directorate General Supplies and Transport and the Petroleum Federation of India. The seminar was inaugurated by Lt Gen RV Kanitkar, the Quarter Master General of the Indian Army and was attended by Defence officers, academia… Read More