The big birds have flocked at the 11th edition of the international aerospace and defence exhibition -- Aero India 2017 -- at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. One of the most sought after exhibitions in Asia, as many as 549 companies are participating this year with 53 fighter aircraft on display. While the Sukhoi 30 MKI, the indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas, Lockheed Martin's F-16 Falcon from the US, the Gripen fighter from Sweden's SAAB and the French Rafale have been ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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[USA], Feb. 17 (ANI): Robert S. Harward, the retired vice admiral and former Navy SEAL who was President Donald Trump's top choice as national security advisor, has turned down the post. "This job requires 24 hours a day, seven days a week focus and ...Sify, 1 week ago Vice Admiral Harward rejects offer to be Trump's new national security adviser Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Hein Kiessling has the kind of access in Pakistan that journalists (and spies) would die for, says Kanika Datta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com If you didn't know Hein Kiessling had written a book about Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency, you would have mistaken him for a benevolent university professor of, perhaps, classical languages. He says, however, that he has no head for foreign languages. He learnt a little Bahasa, he offers, having done his PhD thesis on the ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
As climate change increases the frequency and severity and heightens the risksof many natural hazards, the role of wetlands in disaster risk reduction, is gaining prominence. Wetlands can reduce the impacts of natural hazards. In the aftermath of hurricanes, ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
Though the Budget failed to address demands for withdrawal of import duty and clean power cess on coking coal, steel sector in general remained optimsitic about the budget proposals as some announcements by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will have indirect ...Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
[India], Feb.1 (ANI): Lieutenant General Suresh Sharma took over as the Engineer-in-Chief of the Indian Army here today. Commissioned into the Corps of Engineers from the Indian Military Academy, he has attended prestigious courses at tri-services ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
New Delhi [India], Jan. 23 (ANI): Republic Day Fly-past will be a memorable day for the people all across the country for they will be witnessing for the first time the indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) 'Tejas' flying past along the Rajpath.Sify, 1 month ago Tejas to debut at R-Day parade Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Republic Day: For first time ever, India to witness flypast of indigenous Combat Aircraft 'Tejas' Sify, 1 month ago
'Chinese pressure on Taiwan is unlikely to ease till Beijing feels that stability is being restored in the Sino-US relationship,' says former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade. IMAGE: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen exits the Omni Houston Hotel, Houston, Texas, during a 'transit stop' en route to Central America, January 7, 2017. Photograph: James Nielsen/Reuters Taiwan has come into focus at this juncture when US foreign policy in the Trump administration is yet to become clear and there is ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
[India], Jan. 2 (ANI): Air Marshal Anil Khosla AVSM VM has taken over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command. He was formally inducted on Sunday. Air Officer Khosla has vast instructional experience and has been Directing Staff at prestigious ...Sify, 1 month ago
Despite the BJP's displeasure over Sasikala's elevation as AIADMK general secretary, the Dravidian party has sent a message to the Modi government that it will not be cowed down, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: V K Sasikala keeps the AIADMK resolution which appointed her as party general secretary before a portrait of J Jayalalithaa, the late AIADMK leader. Photograph: AIADMK/Twitter By passing a unanimous resolution urging V K Sasikala to take over the reins of the party, the All India Anna ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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