A week after the drone attack at an Air Force base in Jammu, the Srinagar administration has imposed restrictions on the use, possession and sale of drones; The Congress today lashed out at the government's silence over the French investigation into the ₹ 59,000-crore Rafale jet deal; Today, Samyukta Kisan Morcha announced that a group of farmers would protest outside Parliament every day during the monsoon session; 25 anti-junta fighters and civilians were killed during clashes with the military in central Myanmar.
#Drones #UAV #Rafale
Today, the CPIM leader Sitaram Yechury talked about the Rafale deal and renewed the call for a Joint Parliamentary Committee to investigate the allegations of corruption.
#SitaramYechury #Rafale #Dassault
A new study by the Indian Council of Medical Research revealed that people who have recovered from Covid-19 and vaccinated with one or both doses show higher protection against the Delta variant; Delegation of MPs from the Trinamool Congress is set to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday to notify the party's concern over the purported meeting between BJP's Nandigram MLA Suvendu Adhikari and Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta; The Congress party on Saturday demanded a joint parliamentary committee probe into the Rafale deal after France initiated a judicial probe into the same on June 14; BJP's Khatima MLA Pushkar Singh Dhami has been appointed as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand.
#ICMR #Covid19 #CovidVaccine
A French judge has been tasked with investigating a controversial 2016 sale of Rafale jets to India. The Indian opposition charges the deal was suspicious and alleges corruption. The $9.3-billion deal for 36 planes between the Indian government and French aircraft manufacturer Dassault has long been mired in corruption allegations.
#RafaleDeal #Dassault #France
Today, Olympics organisers said that a person has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tokyo Olympics athletes' village; Delhi Police said it would meet the farmer leaders to suggest alternative venues for their protest; Weeks after two explosives-laden drones crashed into the Indian Air Force base in Jammu, Union home minister Amit Shah said that the DRDO is working on indigenous counter-drone technology; Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said that for the first time in nearly two decades, a rare case of human monkeypox was detected in America’s Texas.
#FarmerProtest #MonsoonSession #Covid19
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff, described the Air Force as a 'support arm' but IAF chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria disagreed, saying 'airpower has a huge role; Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat resigned late on Friday night, prompting the BJP to call a legislative team meet to choose next chief; Facebook 'actioned' over 30 million content pieces across 10 violation categories during May 15-June 15 in the country, it said in its maiden report. All this and more news at 2 PM.
#IAF #UttarakhandCM #Facebook
Tom Barrack, a former adviser to former President Donald Trump, was charged with illegal foreign lobbying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates as an effort to influence the foreign policy positions of both the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and the incoming administration.
Tom Barrack, a former adviser to former President Donald Trump, was charged with illegal foreign lobbying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates for what federal prosecutors described as an effort to influence the foreign policy positions of both the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and the subsequent incoming administration.
A Delhi Police officer visited the office of news website, The Wire, in Gole Market area, today apparently for routine checking; The Karnataka HC quashed a notice issued to Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari by Ghaziabad Police asking him to appear in person for a probe into a communally sensitive video shared on the platform; West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be the new chairperson of the parliamentary party of the Trinamool Congress. All this and more news at 9 PM.
#Pegasus #TheWire #Snooping
Oxygen tankers were loaded in Indian Air Force C-17 aircraft in Thailand's Bangkok. IAF to airlift the cryogenic oxygen tankers to Panagarh Airbase in West Bengal. Earlier, IAF airlifted three oxygen..
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India's indigenous Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, has added the 5th generation Python-5 Air-to-Air Missile (AAM) to its weapons capability on April 27. Trials included firing of the Python-5 Air to Air..