Lieutenant Divya Sharma, Lt Shubhangi Swaroop and Lt Shivangi are now ready to take on all MR missions on Dornier aircraft, a Defence spokesman said on Thursday. They have been «operationalised on Dornier aircraft» by the Southern Naval Command (SNC) here today, he said.
Prime Minister Narenda Modi will on Saturday inaugurate three key projects in Gujarat via video conferencing. The Prime Minister will launch the ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’ for the farmers of Gujarat.
While there has been a small decline in the total number of road crash deaths in the country---from 1,51,417 in 2018 to 1,51,113 in 2019, the fatalities concerning children has seen a big jump.
The entire Himalayan arc is poised to produce a sequence of great earthquakes, and the next big quake — of the magnitude of 8 or above — may occur during our lifetimes, according to a study reviewing geological, historical, and geophysical data.The human toll of such an event in the densely populated countries across the arc is likely to be unprecedented, the researchers said.
«Today I had meetings in Sadora and Bhander. We have cancelled the meetings respecting the order of the Gwalior bench of Madhya Pradesh HC that restricts political rallies in the state. But, we will be going to Supreme Court against the order,» Chouhan told ANI.«Political rallies being held in Bihar every day, why such rallies can not be held in Madhya Pradesh? There can't be such contradicting legislation in one country,» he added.
Active cases of Covid-19 in India have fallen below 10 per cent while the positivity rate of the disease was reported below 5 per cent in the last three days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said here on Thursday.
Hundreds of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir refugees gathered at Vikram Chowk in the Jammu city under the banner of SOS International (an organisation of PoK displaced persons) to observe Black Day on Thursday. Black Day is observed on Oct 22 every year to mark Pakistan's invasion of Kashmir in 1947. The protesters also raised slogans against the Pakistan government and Pak Army.
«Issue notice returnable in four weeks,» the bench said. The apex court was hearing a petition filed by Youth Bar Association of India and advocate Sanpreet Singh Ajmani which suggested that alternate and pre-litigation processes be made mandatory to reduce pendency of cases in various courts.
Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane commissioned the last of four indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes 'INS Kavaratti' into the Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. Navy officials said the INS Kavaratti has state-of-the-art weapons and sensor suite capable of «detecting and prosecuting» submarines and has good endurance for long-range deployments.
With a spike of 55,838 new Covid-19 cases and 702 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 count crossed 77-lakh mark and reached 77,06,946 on Thursday. The Covid-19 count includes 7,15,812 active cases (dip by 24,278 since yesterday) and 68,74,518 cured (rise by 79,415 since yesterday). The total death count has reached 1,16,616 including 702 deaths in the last 24 hrs.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its manifesto for the three-phased Bihar elections promising to distribute the coronavirus vaccine free of cost once approved by the ICMR, and also assured 19 lakh jobs for youths of the state. Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, releasing the party's manifesto, said vaccine is the first promise mentioned in the manifesto.
India on Thursday successfully carried out the final trial of the Defence Research and Development Organisation-developed Nag anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) with a warhead after which the weapon system is now ready for induction into the Indian Army. Over the past one and a half month, DRDO has conducted at least 12 missile and systems test that cater to a range of combat requirements.
Long-term exposure to air pollution contributed to around 6.7 million deaths globally from stroke, heart attack, diabetes, lung cancer, chronic lung diseases, and neonatal diseases in 2019 with China (1.8 million) and India (1.6 million) together accounting for more than half of such deaths, says the annual 'State of Global Air 2020' report, released on Wednesday.