India notifies drone certification scheme to boost indigenous manufacturing

NEW DELHI: India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Wednesday notified a drone certification scheme to ensure minimum safety and quality requirements as it will boost indigenous manufacturing, an official statement said. “The drone certification scheme notified on January 26, 2022, under Rule 7 of the liberalized Drone Rules, 2021 will help in simpler, faster […]

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Won’t let any attempt to change status quo along India’s border to succeed, says Army Chief Gen M M Naravane

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army’s message is clear that it will not let any attempt to unilaterally change the status quo along the country’s borders succeed, Army Chief Gen M M Naravane said on Saturday. In an address at the Army Day Parade here, he said last year was extremely challenging for the Army and […]

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India’s advanced version of BrahMos missile test-fired

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday successfully test-fired a naval variant of the advanced supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a stealth guided-missile destroyer of the Indian Navy. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said the missile hit the designated target “precisely”. “Advanced sea to sea variant of BrahMos Supersonic Cruise missile was tested from INS […]

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India on path of becoming ‘Global Flying Hub!’

By Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo Industry experts now claim that India has been one of the fastest-growing aviation markets in the world and it is now leading the recovery in the global aviation industry. Today, India’s scheduled airlines have a fleet of 710 aircraft, which is projected to grow to over 1,000 aircraft in the next […]

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India’s PM inaugurates new integrated terminal Building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala

NEW DELHI:  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport . Governor of Tripura, Satyadeo Narain Arya, Chief Minister of TripuraBiplab Kumar Deb, Union Ministers  Jyotiraditya Scindia and Pratima Bhoumik were among those present on the occasion. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said the India […]

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PDTC signs agreement with BEL to promote defense and aerospace technologies in both countries

NEW DELHI: Power For Defense Technologies Co (PDTC), a Saudi Arabian company signed an agreement with Navratna Defense PSU, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) India, to bring India and Saudi Arabia closer through the promotion of defense and aerospace technologies. Power for Defense Technologies was founded by Sheikh Mohammed Mustfa-Zaini Al-Shaibi, a member of a highly […]

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India successfully launches Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed supersonic missile assisted torpedo system was successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Odisha on December 13, 201. The system is a next generation missile-based standoff torpedo delivery system. During the mission, full range capability of the missile was successfully demonstrated. The system has been designed to […]

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India hasn’t imposed travel curbs like some other countries: MEA on Omicron

NEW DELHI: India has not imposed any travel curbs like some other countries that have stopped flights from regions or nations they relate to Omicron but has intensified surveillance mechanisms and protocol for those who happen to come from ‘at risk’ countries, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. Asked about the ‘at […]

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