Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah cautioned party MPs from Uttar Pradesh against interfering in the appointment of bureaucrats in the state. Modi suggested them to cooperate with the state government towards development.
India is too slow : Lockheed Martin to shift F-16 production line to South Carolina; The end of an era is coming as production of
Lockheed Martin’s F-16 Fighting Falcon is being shifted from west Fort Worth to South Carolina.
Surgical strikes: These statistics will tell you how Pakistan mellowed down; They were many who questioned the surgical strikes
carried out by India across the Line of Control last year. However, there is proof to indicate that the strikes were indeed conducted
and the number of casualties and violation along the Line of Control as well as the International Border have come down drastically.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working on systems to forecast the natural disasters that could be used as input by
States/disaster management agencies.
The unprecedented move by the US to initiate action to revoke ; the citizenship of a Pakistani- American involved in terrorism in
Kashmir shows the Trump administration’s “strong desire” to go an extra mile to boost counter-terrorism cooperation with India,
sources here said.
India has started work developing an unmanned combat version of the made-in-India Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA).
IAF heads to Israel for Joint Air Force exercise with US, German, French and Israeli Forces; In a first, Indian forces are set to
head for Israel to take part in joint military drills that will have significant strategic implications given the list of participants
that includes US, France and Germany.
India eyes deal to repair Afghan aircraft, deepening military ties; India is considering whether to pay for repairs to grounded
helicopters and transport planes from Afghanistan’s air force, signaling a willingness to step up military assistance for Kabul that
has irked Pakistan in the past.
Infra boost to J&K : Modi to inaugurate Asia’s longest bi-direction tunnel; Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation
Asia’s longest bi-directional road tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on 2 April, which will cut down travel time between the two cities by two hours.
India and Bangladesh are expected to sign a civilian nuclear deal during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India from April 7-
10. This will lead to trilateral cooperation with Russia, which is building a nuclear power plant in Rooppur in Bangladesh.
Assault Choppers to remain with IAF and not to be transferred to the Army; The Indian Air Force will continue to operate assault
choppers and will not transfer its assets to the Army that is also raising a fleet of attack helicopters, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa