“No One Drives Even Cars That Old” Air Chief On MiG Fighters


NEW DELHI ; The Indian Air force is still flying 44-year-old MiG-21 fighter jets when no one even drives cars that old, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said today. Questions have been raised about the four-decade-old fighter planes that remain the core of India’s defence fleet since a recent dogfight at the Line of Control, in which Pakistan used More...

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech to the nation during a ceremony to celebrate country's 73rd Independence Day, which marks the of the end of British colonial rule, at the Red Fort in New Delhi on August 15, 2019. (Photo by Prakash SINGH / AFP)
By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Prime Minister hails ‘path-breaking’ changes amid lockdown

(Photo by Prakash Singh/ AFP) NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed his “path-breaking” move to strip the Kashmir region it administers of its autonomy in a strongly worded speech marking More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Sushma Swaraj transformed her ministry from protocol to “people’s call”

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that Sushma Swaraj as external affairs minister transformed her ministry from being bound to protocol to one oriented to “people’s call” More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Monday, August 12th, 2019

Eid Celebrations In Kashmir As Severe Restrictions Return

SRINAGAR : Jammu and Kashmir today celebrated Eid-al-Adha amid massive security restrictions, with the government sharing photos of prayers at smaller neighbourhood mosques in Srinagar as streets remained deserted More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Over 100 people have lost their lives in Keral, K’taka and Maharashtra

NEW DELHI : Incessant rains and subsequent floods have wreaked havoc majorly in three states of the country—Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra, claiming lives of more than 100 people and displacing over thousands More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, August 10th, 2019

A new parliament building under consideration, says Lok Sabha Speaker

NEW DELHI : Vowing to make the Parliament paperless by the next session, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday announced some new steps to facilitate effective participation of the members in the proceedings. Addressing More...

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Bharat Ratna upon former president Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi, Thursday, Aug 8, 2019. (PTI)
By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Bharat Ratna

NEW DELHI : President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on former President Pranab Mukherjee and posthumously on social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

BJP stalwart, Sushma Swaral passes away at age 67

NEW DELHI  In a shocking development, former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday after getting admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi following a massive More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Monday, August 5th, 2019

Unnao Rape Survivor Airlifted To AIIMS

NEW DELHI : The Unnao rape survivor, who was admitted to a Lucknow hospital with critical injuries after the car she, her family and her lawyer were travelling in was rammed by a truck with blackened number plates, More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

J&K: Army foils Pak BAT strike on LoC, kills five

NEW DELHI : The Indian Army on Saturday foiled attacks by the Pakistan army’s Border Action Team (BAT) on forward post in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing at least five to seven intruders. The BAT More...