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Aviation ministry caps airfares of special fights at Rs 1,000

Aviation ministry caps airfares of special fights at Rs 1,000

  Domestic airlines will operate 12 flights from INS Rajali, Indian Navy’s air station near Chennai, to destinations across the country over the next two days, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma announced on Thursday. “We are proposing limited commercial operations from the navy base. "Air India, IndiGo and SpiceJet have indicated they will operate two flights each. We are working out the details,” said Sharma. The minister did not disclose the ..., 2 months ago

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How the navy is dealing with India's dwindling submarine fleet

In recent years, India’s depleting submarine strength has been an area of concern for the powers that be. At present, the navy operates 13 old diesel-electric submarines -- barely half of them fully operational at this time -- and one nuclear-powered submarine, the INS Chakra. So what is the navy doing to bolster its submarine strength? In an interaction with Vipin Vijayan/, Indian Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan enumerated a three-pronged strategy. Indian Navy's INS Chakra ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Ahoy! Riding the waves with pride

The Indian Navy showcased its might off the Bay of Bengal when it held the second edition of the International Fleet Review last week. Vipin Vijayan/, who was on board INS Sunayna for the fleet review, shares his experience.    Sailors on board INS Vikramaditya doff their caps in unison in a grand salute. The satin naval ensign on the mast of the 2,215 tonne offshore patrol vessel INS Sunayna was fluttering proudly. Trained lenses on its deck peered into the distance ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago 'Today, we have a capable navy which takes care of our interests'  Rediff.com1 week ago India gears up to show off its naval might in the International Fleet Review  Rediff.com1 week ago

President, PM Modi review naval fleet

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday embarked on Presidential Yacht ‘INS Sumitra’ and reviewed the imposing international parade of fleet at IFR-2016 where 50 countries across the globe have come together to participate in this show of prowess and preparedness by the Indian Navy. President Pranab along with other VVIPs aboard the INS Sumitra reviewing the fleet review. Photograph: @PIBIndia/Twitter Mukherjee, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, was accompanied by Prime ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago INS Sumitra, the star of Yemen evac op, to host President for Fleet Review  Rediff.com1 week ago

US Navy SEAL who shot Osama kept his corpse photo secretly

A former United States Navy SEAL who claims he shot Osama bin Laden has allegedly turned over a photograph he took of the terror leader’s corpse and is under investigation over his supposed business links to a military equipment supplier, sources claim. Matthew Bissonnette turned over a hard drive that contained the photo to US investigators in exchange for an agreement that he wouldn’t be prosecuted for unlawfully possessing classified material, according to the The Intercept.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

PHOTOS: Inside world's most wanted drug lord El Chapo's safehouse

Mexican officials allowed cameras to glimpse inside the safe house where Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was hiding prior to his arrest on January 8. The home was badly damaged in the raid that captured the fugitive. ‘El Chapo’ escaped Mexico’s Altiplano jail in July 2015 by climbing into a hole in the floor beneath his shower, and through a 1.5 km tunnel leading to a nearby construction site. The images below reveal how ‘El Chapo’ had been living since his ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

INSIDE LOOK: When Defence Minister Parrikar was aboard USS Eisenhower

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has made a record of sorts. On Friday, the ‘raksha mantri’ boarded the USS Eisenhower to view flight operations while the ship was at sea. The visit comes as Parrikar made his way to the United States to boost defence partnerships and expand military engagements between the two countries. Along with United States Defence Secretary Dr Ashton Carter, Parrikar surveyed the aircraft carrier. Parrikar now owns the honour of being the only Indian defence ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

TCS keeps Rs 1,100 cr for staff relief in Chennai

  India’s biggest software maker Tata Consultancy Services has set aside Rs 1,100 crore (Rs 11 billion) for interest-free salary advances to its employees and to help those affected by Chennai floods. In a post on the company’s internal communication portal, CEO N Chandrasekaran said the cash advances would be in the range of Rs 100,000 to a maximum equivalent of three months gross salary. Advances will be disbursed from the week of December 14 to those who apply. “Many ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago PM releases Rs 940 crore for flood-hit TN after Jaya sought Rs 2,000 crore  Rediff.com2 months ago

Only 10 smart cities may get funds from Centre this year

  December 15 is the cut-off date to be eligible for the Centre’s funds. The National Democratic Alliance government is getting ready to scale down the size and speed of its signature Smart City Mission, if the need arises. Not keen to delay the project, the Centre may fund only 10 cities, instead of the proposed 20, in the first year, if proposals don’t match quality yardsticks. The idea is to not slip on the target date (January 26) for announcing the first list of smart ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Situation in Chennai unprecedented, very alarming: Rajnath

Terming the situation in flood-hit Chennai as ‘very alarming’, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said in the Lok Sabha that the Centre will extend all possible assistance to the state governments in dealing with natural calamities. "It would not be an exaggeration to say that Chennai has become an island as it has been cut off from all national and state highways," he said, responding to a discussion on the flood situation in Tamil Nadu, Pudducherry and Andhra Pradesh.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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