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Indian Air Force to induct Chinooks soon: Big push for troop movement, disaster relief capabilities

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is getting ready to induct 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook transport, helicopters into service. IAF crew has started training on Chinook helicopters earlier this month at Delaware, US. The IAF team in Delaware comprises four pilots and four flight engineers. Earlier this year, US aerospace giant Boeing …

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Haryana mosque built with funds from 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, LeT, claims NIA

In a starting revelation, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has found that a mosque in Haryana’s Palwal was allegedly built with funds provided by a Pakistan-based NGO run by Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) which is Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)’s parent organisation. The Khulafa-e-Rashideen masjid at Uttawar village has come under the NIA’s …

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Interesting eco-friendly move! 150-km national highway stretch to be built from waste materials

Imagine a national highway built from waste materials! If the Modi government is able to see this through, the project will be an interesting infrastructure initiative for sure! In a step towards environment conservation, a pilot project to build approximately a 150-km of national highway using different types of waste …

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Remembering President APJ Abdul Kalam: 5 reasons why ‘Missile Man’ is still relevant to India

APJ Abdul Kalam birthday! Today is the 87th birth anniversary of India’s ‘Missile Man’ and 11th President APJ Abdul Kalam. Born on October 15, 1931, in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram, Kalam studied Physics and aerospace engineering and worked for decades as a scientist and science administrator at DRDO and ISRO. He …

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Record 50,000 nominations! Modi government says turned Padma Awards into ‘People’s Awards’

The government on Thursday announced that it has received a record number of 49,992 nominations for the Padma Awards-2019, which is 32 times higher than the nominations received in 2010. In the year 2010, the government had received just 1,313 nominations for the coveted awards. The rise in nominations comes …

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Indian Railways to get ‘Make in India’ coach refurbishing factory! PM Modi laid foundation stone in Haryana today

Indian Railways to get a ‘Make in India’ coach refurbishing factory! Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to lay the foundation stone of a Rail Coach Refurbishing Karkhana at Sonepat in Haryana, today during his visit to the state. The Rail Coach Refurbishing Karkhana is being established under Modi …

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Statue of Unity: All you need to know about 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel before world witnesses the engineering marvel

Statue of Unity! On October 31, between Dussehra and Diwali, India will become a proud record holder when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Statue of Unity- a 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Once unveiled on the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, the statue would be the world’s tallest one. The …

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Arun Jaitley trashes Vijay Mallya’s claim, says never gave any appointment – here’s what really happened

Minutes after absconding Vijay Mallya made the startling claim of meeting the Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley trashed his claims by saying that he never gave any appointment to the former liquor baron and the question of meeting him does not arise. In a Facebook post, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, …

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