HAL restarts flight testing of intermediate jet trainer

The IJT is conceived to be an intermediate jet aircraft to help rookie Indian Air Force pilots transition smoothly from basic trainers to advance jet trainers like the Hawk 132. Shared News: Published: April 19, 2019 1:16:32 am “HAL recommenced flight testing of modified IJT from its Bengaluru facilities. The flight was flawless and its […]

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J-K: Traffic near LoC in Akhnoor sector suspended on finding abandoned object

Significantly, the IED like object has been detected less than 24 hours after police found an IED power circuit wrapped in a polythene sheet outside the Jammu Airport on Friday. Shared News: Jammu |Updated: March 9, 2019 2:54:40 pm Suspecting it to be an IED, police have confined the area and called bomb disposal squad […]

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Unidentified gunmen enter J&K Police head constable’s house, run away with AK-47 rifle

Head Constable Dalip Singh was at home when the incident took place. Singh has been living with his son in a rented accommodation near Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Kishtwar’s Shedi Bazar area. Shared News: Jammu | Published: March 9, 2019 4:16:28 pm Police have registered a case and launched a hunt for the […]

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J&K: Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Akhnoor sector; Indian Army retaliates

According to a defence ministry spokesperson Lt Colonel Devender Anand, the ceasefire violation from across the border started around 3 am and stopped around 6.30 am. Shared News: Updated: March 4, 2019 10:17:28 am The Indian Army retaliated to firing of mortar shells and small arms by Pakistan Army along the LoC in Jammu and […]

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PM Modi: ‘Abhi abhi pilot project pura hua hai, abhi real karna hai’

Wing Commander Abhinandan ‘s release: PM Modi’s remark comes minutes after Pakistan PM Imran Khan announced Abhinandan will be repatriated tomorrow. Shared News: Updated: February 28, 2019 6:22:42 pm Wing Commander Abhinandan release announcement: PM Narendra Modi says ‘pilot project’ finished (file/PTI Photo) Minutes after his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan said captured IAF pilot Abhinandan […]

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J-K Police sends out advisory on fake calls asking for details on security situation

The state has been on edge since February 14 when a suicide bomber attacked a CRPF convoy in Pulwama, killing 40 soldiers. Shared News: Published: February 28, 2019 4:08:02 pm The advisory was circulated to all police officers, the state bureaucracy as well as panchayat heads and others. Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday sent […]

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Former IAF Chief AY Tipnis: Brilliant action, unequivocal message there is limit to India’s tolerance

Former IAF Chief AY Tipnis says IAF strike across LoC “conveys that though Pakistan uses terrorism as a tool against India, we are within our rights of International law to take such action.” Shared News: Updated: February 26, 2019 12:03:16 pm Former IAF Chief AY Tipnis said, “It is being reported that 12 jets targeted […]

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OFB gets clearance for producing 114 long-range artillery gun ‘Dhanush’

‘Dhanush’ is the first long-range artillery gun to be produced in India and it is a major success story of the ‘Make in India’ initiative, the defence ministry said in a statement. Shared News: Published: February 20, 2019 7:50:01 am Dhanush artillery gun. (Twitter: @SpokespersonMoD) The Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has received a bulk production […]

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Pulwama attack: Have eliminated top leadership of JeM in the Valley, anyone with gun will be killed, says Army

Lt Gen Dhillion of the Indian Army also said that Pakistan Army’s involvement in the Pulwama attack has been proved. He also had a message for mothers in Kashmir:: “Anyone who picks up guns in Kashmir will be eliminated, unless they surrender. This is a message to all the mothers of Kashmir.” (From left to […]

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Farthest from Pulwama, rage and a little reflection in Tamil Nadu village

As Saturday dawned and 40 homes across India woke up to the rest of their shattered lives, The Sunday Express reached the farthest of them all — a four-room island of green and yellow in the middle of Savalaperi in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi. At the entrance to Savalaperi village, Saturday. (Express photo: Ajay Shankar) Shared […]

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