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  • Wednesday, October, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 01:52:23
  • Phone call between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and H.E. Naftali Bennett, Prime Minister of Israel

    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi spoke on phone today with H.E. Naftali Bennett, Prime Minister of Israel.  Prime Minister reiterated his congratulations to H.E. Bennett for assuming office as the Israeli Prime Minister earlier this year.   The leaders expressed satisfaction over the remarkable growth in the bilateral relationship in recent years.  Prime Minister emphasised that […]

    PM greets people on Parsi New Year, Navroz

    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Parsi New Year, Navroz. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “Parsi New Year greetings. Praying for a year filled with happiness, prosperity and good health. India cherishes the outstanding contributions of the Parsi community across different sectors.  Navroz Mubarak!”

    144 Gallantry awards announced for Armed Forces, Police and Paramilitary personnel

    President Ram Nath Kovind has approved 144 Gallantry awards to Armed Forces, police and paramilitary personnel on the eve of Independence Day. These include one Ashok Chakra, one Kirti Chakra, 15 Shaurya Chakras, four Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 116 Sena Medals (Gallantry), five Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry) and two Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry). ASI […]

    Independence Day celebrated at Kochi Naval base

    A ceremonial parade comprising 24 platoons and a guard of honour by 50 men marked the Independence Day celebrations at the Southern Naval Command in Kochi. Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Command, Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla reviewed the parade. The event was preceded by the Vice Admiral placing a wreath at the […]

    75 new ‘Vande Bharat’ trains will connect India by 2023: PM Modi

    Marking the 75th year of Independence amid patriotic fervour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of the Red Fort announced that a total of 75 new Vande Bharat Express trains will be launched by 15 August 2023. “The country has resolved that 75 Vande Bharat trains will be connecting every corner of the country […]

    President Confers Shaurya Chakra On Group Captain Perminder Antil (26686) Flying (Pilot)

    Group Captain Perminder Antil (26686) Flying (Pilot) is the Commanding Officer of a Su-30 MKI Squadron since January 2020.  On 21 September 2020, during a sortie from the front cockpit of a Su-30 aircraft, he experienced unprecedented and vicious oscillations in the longitudinal and lateral planes with gravitational forces rapidly varying from +9G to -1.5G, […]

    President Confers SHAURYA CHAKRA On Wing Commander Varun Singh (27987) Flying (Pilot)

     Wing Commander Varun Singh (27987) Flying (Pilot) is a pilot in a Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Squadron.  On 12 Oct 20, he was flying a system check sortie in LCA, away from parent base, after major rectification of Flight Control System (FCS) and pressurisation system (life support environment control system).  During the sortie, the cockpit […]

    President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (GALLANTRY) On Wing Commander Uttar Kumar (27689) Flying (Pilot)

    Wing Commander Uttar Kumar (27689) Flying (Pilot) is a pilot in a Sukhoi-30 MKI Squadron since July 2017.  On 04 August 2020, Wg Cdr Uttar Kumar was authorised to fly Air to Air Refueling Instructional sortie.  During the mission, the refueling hose broke free from the pod of the other Su-30 MKI while the drogue […]

    President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (GALLANTRY) On Sqn Ldr Deepak Mohanan (30223) Flying (Pilot)

        Squadron Leader Deepak Mohanan (30223) Flying (Pilot) is on deputation with a Coast Guard Squadron since April 2017.  On 04 September 2020, Sqn Ldr Mohanan, as captain of a Chetak Helicopter, displayed extraordinary courage and professional skills of a very high order wherein he carried out damage assessment of fire and explosion on-board MT Diamond, […]

    Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy interacts with members of the US India Business Council

    Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy interacted with members of the US India Business Council (USIBC) in a virtual event. The agenda of the meeting was “Advancing cleaner, more sustainable and affordable energy to mitigate climate change and power India’s economic growth”. More than 50 industry leaders cutting across various sectors of […]