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Uttar Pradesh Yamuna e-way to be used for emergency landings

Uttar Pradesh Yamuna e-way to be used for emergency landings

A test-landing by IAF’s Mirage 2000 fighter jet on the Yamuna Expressway near Agra on Thursday has prompted the Uttar Pradesh government to make the on-going Lucknow-Agra Expressway fit enough to be used as an airstrip for emergency landings. This was the first time that an air force supersonic jet made a trial landing on a highway from where it also took off immediately thereafter. The Mirage 2000 initially made a “practice approach” 100 metres above the ..., 2 months ago

The adventures of Captain Courageous Kalam

A P J Abdul Kalam, 83, was a daring President who undertook a submarine sortie, flew a Sukhoi jet, visited the Siachen glacier, world’s highest battlefield and interacted with troops at the Line of Control. But probably none as daring as a night-time flight from Aizawl airport that took off after the runway was illuminated with lanterns and torches. This occurred one evening in 2005 when Kalam, always wearing a genial smile, had completed all his official engagements during his ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

9 Insanely Clever Hacks To Tremendously Improve Your Car

#1 Wash your vehicle squeaky clean with - Water Spray Gun   Buy EZ Jet 8 in 1 Water Spray Gun @ Rs 399 Why waste your money on car washing services? The high pressure nozzle cleans even the stubborn stains on your car or bike. Can be attached to any hose. Needs no electricity!  #2 Stop letting keys, coins, phone etc fall between the gap of your front car seats with - Catch Caddy Buy Catch Caddy Car Seat Pocket Catcher (Set of 2) @ Rs 599 With a universal ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Is SpiceJet selling stake to Qatar Airways?

Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet Ltd said on Friday it was in ‘exploratory and preliminary stage’ talks with potential investors who have shown an interest in putting money into the airline. "A few parties have approached us and evinced interest in making investments into SpiceJet Limited," it said in a statement following a report in Economic Times that the airline was in talks to sell a stake to Qatar Airways. "However, since the deliberations with such prospective investors are ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

India inducts home-made Akash missile system

The indigenously-developed supersonic surface-to-air missile ‘Akash’ that can target aircraft up to a distance of 30 kilometre, was on Friday formally inducted in the Indian Air Force by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. IAF has given an initial contract for eight squadrons of Akash defence system. Each squadron has two firing units with four launchers. Each launcher has a capacity to fire three missiles in quick succession. The missile system can target aircraft up to 30 km away, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Didn't want to compete against Liverpool, says LA Galaxy's new signing Gerrard

- 'I love Liverpool Football Club and I always will do... but I didn’t want to become a squad player or a sub at the club I love' - 'If there's anyone out there that thinks I’m coming here for a holiday and a last pay cheque, they’ll be proved wrong very soon'   Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard poses for photos following his introduction to media at StubHub Center in Carson, California. Photograph: Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports/Reuters New Los Angeles ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

10 takeaways from IndiGo's prospectus

Despite having started at least a decade later than Jet Airways, IndiGo accounts for the lion's share in the domestic market Primary markets are revived every time a renowned company taps the market to raise money. This time, the much-awaited IndiGo or Interglobe Aviation issue is finally expected to raise money with the company filling its prospectus with the market regulator, Sebi. Prospectus is a formal legal document, which is required by and filed with the Securities and Exchange ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Ministry to review AI turnaround plan

Seeks SBI Capital Markets’ help as net loss for FY15 estimated at Rs 5,400 crore (Rs 54 billion) The Union civil aviation ministry has asked SBI Capital Markets to review the turnaround plan of government-owned Air India, with the changes in the operating environment and the airline’s inability to reduce loss. For 2014-15, the airline is expected to see a consolidated net loss of Rs 5,400 crore (Rs 54 billion), the same as 2013-14, despite substantial savings in the fuel bill.
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Unmanned parachutes near Mumbai airport send security agencies into a tizzy

Mumbai: The sight of five unmanned ‘parachutes’ on Saturday evening near Mumbai international airport sent alarm bells to security and intelligence agencies.On Saturday evening, around 5:55 pm when a Jet Airways flight was about to take off, its ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago

Rafale negotiations to start this month: Parrikar

Ahead of French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s visit, India on Monday said that negotiations for procurement of Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force will begin this month and the multi-billion dollar deal will be finalised “as early as possible”. “The government to government committee will be set up which will begin negotiations on the deal. The negotiations will start anytime in May and we have to conclude them as early as possible,” said Defence ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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