Donald Trump taps Anthony Ornato as new deputy chief of staff for operations
Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he has worked with Ornato for three years, and that "he will do a fantastic job!" Anthony Ornato is to replace Daniel Walsh who is leaving the White House for the private sector, Xinhua news agency reported.
In ode to former IAF Chief BS Dhanoa, Rafale jets to have tail numbers with BS initials
Six Rafale trainer aircraft will carry RB series tail...
FBI presumes Florida base shooting was act of terrorism
The FBI says that no arrests have been made in the deadly shooting at the Florida nav...
Mission 80-80-80: A five-step roadmap for cutting pollution
Data shows one out of every two Indians breathes air that does not meet air quality standards.
Huawei faces ire in China over staff treatment
The treatment of Li Hongyuan, who had worked for the company for 13 years, has become one of the most discussed topics in recent days on China's Twitter-like Weibo platform. Li's case surfaced publicly when court documents detailing his case were posted online. State media outlets later reported how he was detained by police on an extortion charge for 251 days last year.
US says drone shot down by Russian air defenses near Libyan capital
A US drone shootdown would underscore Moscow's increasingly muscular role in the energy-rich nation, where Russian mercenaries are reportedly intervening on behalf of east Libya-based commander Khalifa Haftar in Libya's civil war. Haftar has sought to take the capital Tripoli, now held by Libya's internationally recognized Government of National Accord.
Chief of Defence Staff to come under RTI Act; NSA-led panel submits report
The main task of the CDS will be to ensure jointmanship among the three services which will include powers to work on setting up of few theatre commands as well as to allocate military assets among the services to synergise their operations. At present, the three services coordinate their work under the framework of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS).
Measuring pollution: How government is ramping up air quality monitoring stations according to Indian standards
Most solutions to battle pollution are imported from foreign shores. Instruments for both measuring and monitoring air quality and cleaning it up is calibrated mostly to European standards. The government of India is ramping up its network of air quality monitoring stations like never before to be able to correctly assess the levels of pollution across states.
Happy to breath air of freedom: P Chidambaram
Chidambaram walked out of Tihar jail hours after the Supreme Court granted him bail in a money laundering case linked to the INX Media.
Donald Trump gets call from Saudi King over Florida shooting
U.S. President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Saudi Arabia's King over the shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola on Friday morn...
IAF may get ‘No Escape’ Meteor missiles in May
France weighing Indian request for early delivery of 10 Meteor air-to-air missiles that outrange and outclass AMRAAMs used by the Pakistan Air Force to target Indian jets the day after the Balakot airstrikes in February. The beyond-visual-range missiles, which will outgun all other air forces in the region, were to come by late 2020.
Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze, dies due to cardiac arrest at Delhi Hospital
The 23-year-old Unnao rape victim who was airlifted to Delhi and admitted to Safdarjung Hospital with 90 per cent burns after being set on f...
India's air passenger traffic grows 3.6 per cent in Oct; pace slower than seen in 2018: IATA
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), a grouping of more than 280 airlines worldwide, on Thursday said growth in India lags the robust 2018 outcomes. Globally, Revenue Passenger Kilometre (RPK) rose to 3.4 per cent in October compared to the year-ago period. RPK is a measure of demand.
Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria safe, says IAF after shooting incident at Pearl Harbor
In the wake of a shooting incident in Pearl Harbor shipyard, the IAF said on Thursday Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria is safe. The IAF Chief is at the US base in Hawaii to attend a conclave of chiefs of air forces of leading countries to deliberate on evolving security scenario in the Indo-Pacific region.
Delhiites still hankering for clean air
The air quality of Delhi remains 'Moderate' category on December 02. The Air Quality Index (AQI) at the Lodhi Road area showed no improvemen...
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