Lauding the "sense of national pride" showcased by the Armed Forces during the decades-long military history of the country, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that with the acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL more than 50,000 job opportunities will be generated in the country. "I believe once a soldier, always a soldier. Society draws inspiration from the Veterans' of the armed forces. They have an important role to play in the society," said Defence Minister while addressing an event at IAF HQ Training Command. Watch the full video for more details.
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Armed Forces and NHS have reportedly begun preparations for the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine from ten vaccine hub sites including the London Nightingale hospital and Epsom racecourse.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally in Delhi proudly said India has started providing vaccines to neighbouring countries. "Our scientists have developed two COVID-19 vaccines. The whole world is family for us, and we have started providing vaccines to our neighbouring countries," said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant returned to Delhi on January 21 after winning the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Australia. Pant said, "I am so happy that we retained the trophy. The whole team is very happy with the way we played the series." He further said, "I am feeling really good, from the last 6 months we were away from our homes and were playing cricket, now we have got the time to spend some quality time with family." Team India defeated Australia by 2-1.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspected a guard of honour during the annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally, at NCC Parade Ground in New Delhi on January 21. During the rally, Defence Minister Singh congratulated NCC.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally said that over 1,100 schools have been identified to begin NCC training. "Our Prime Minister has decided to expand National Cadet Corps (NCC). There should be training of Cadets at the border and coastal areas. We have identified more than 1,100 schools to begin NCC training," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. He added, "Earlier, there were 28% girl cadets in NCC. Now, it has increased to approximately 43%. This is India's women empowerment. Government has also decided to give preference to the NCC cadets in employment."
Four French Rafale fighter jets landed in Jodhpur for exercise Desert Knight-21. The jets landed in Jodhpur after flying directly for around four hours from the Djibouti airbase using their A-330 multirole tanker transport aircraft which also landed there. The Indian Air Force (IAF) kick started the first major international wargames involving its Rafale fighter jets in Jodhpur on January 20 with their French counterparts. Exercise Desert Knight-21 is being held at Jodhpur Air Force Station from January 20 to January 24. The French are participating with Rafale, Airbus A-330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT), A-400M Tactical Transport aircraft and approximately 175 personnel. The IAF aircrafts participating in the exercise include Mirage 2000, Su-30 MKI, Rafale, IL-78 Flight Refuelling Aircraft, AWACS and AEW&C aircraft. The exercise marks an important milestone in the series of engagements between the two air forces. Watch the full video for more.
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Four French Rafale fighter aircraft were seen landing at the Jodhpur Air Force base to participate in 'Exercise Desert Knight-2021' on January 20. Four French Rafale aircrafts will participate in the wargames with the Indian Air Force's Rafale fighter jets. Also, Airbus 330 multirole tanker transport aircraft of French Air Force landed here for 'Exercise Desert Knight-2021'.
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