Two women fighter pilots among over 100 Flying Officers commissioned into IAF

Hyderabad, Dec 16 : Over 100 officers, including two women fighter pilots, were commissioned in the Indian Air Force on Saturday during the Combined Graduation Parade of Pilots and Ground Duty Officers at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal near here. According to an official statement, the event marked the passing out of 105 Flight […]

Two NDFB terrorists gunned down

Guwahati, Dec 16 : Two cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland’s (NDFB) anti-talk faction were gunned down by Assam Rifles personnel during a joint operation with Assam and Meghalaya Policealong the inter-state border on Saturday, a defence official said. Defence spokesman, Lt. Col. Suneet Newton said the operation was carried out at Umrangsho, […]

Hasina releases postage stamp as Bangladesh marks Victory Day

Dhaka, Dec 16 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday released a Taka 10 commemorative postage stamp on the country’s 47th Victory Day marking its emergence as an independent nation after a bloody nine-month war against the Pakistani occupation forces in 1971. She also released a Tk 5 data card along with a souvenir […]

Indian war veterans, Bangladesh Muktijoddhas celebrate Vijay Diwas

Kolkata, Dec 16 : Indian war veterans and Bangladesh Muktijoddhas, who fought shoulder to shoulder to liberate Bangladesh four decades back, reunited here on Saturday to celebrate the 46th anniversary of the victory over Pakistan. As part of the Vijay Diwas (Victory Day) celebrations, a memorial service was held at the Vijay Smarak housed in […]

Indian company to make thermal imaging devices with Chinese collaboration

Mumbai, Dec 16 : The stage is set for an Indian company to manufacture “microbolometers” or “Uncooled Sensors” enabling thermal imaging and night vision products with Chinese collaboration, a company official said here on Saturday. The Mumbai-based “Systems 4 Evera (S4E) on Saturday signed a deal with China’s Dali for technology transfer and manufacture of […]

Central Command celebrates Vijay Diwas in Lucknow

Lucknow, Dec 16 : The Central Command of the Indian Army celebrated Vijay Diwas here on Saturday. Brave soldiers of the three wings of the armed forces, who gave the nation its biggest military victory on December 16, 1971, were remembered and honoured at Smritika War Memorial in Lucknow Cantonment. Lt Gen B.S. Negi, Army […]