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IAF Wing Commander Anjali Singh first-ever woman defence attache at overseas mission

IAF Wing Commander Anjali Singh first-ever woman defence attache at overseas mission

In another step towards women empowerment in India's defence forces, Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Anjali Singh has been appointed as India's first woman defence attache at any of the count

Sep 16, 2019 - 08:48 PM IST
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Battle of Saragarhi's 122nd anniversary: 21 Sikh soldiers fought 10,000 Afghans like 'demons'

Battle of Saragarhi's 122nd anniversary: 21 Sikh soldiers fought 10,000 Afghans like 'demons'

One of the greatest last stands, the Battle of Saragarhi was fought on September 12, 1897, by 21 Sikh soldiers of the British India Army against 10,000 Afghans in the Samana Valley of Pakistan's Kh

Sep 16, 2019 - 08:54 PM IST
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States move to dilute Motor Vehicles Act, show it's easy to break rules and endanger lives of people

States move to dilute Motor Vehicles Act, show it's easy to break rules and endanger lives of people

In a bid to inculcate good driving habits, curb traffic violations and instill the fear of law, the Central government amended the Motor Vehicles Act, which came into effect on September 1, 2019.

Sep 16, 2019 - 08:51 PM IST
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What is SPG and the rules for protecting prime minister and ex PMs

What is SPG and the rules for protecting prime minister and ex PMs

The Special Protection Group (SPG) came into being in 1985 to provide accurate security cover to Prime Minister, former prime ministers and their immediate family members.

Aug 26, 2019 - 05:01 PM IST
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NASA discovers planet that could sustain life

NASA discovers planet that could sustain life

In a recent achievement, NASA has discovered a planet, several light-years away from our solar system and located within a star’s habitable zone, which could sustain life on it.

Aug 10, 2019 - 11:55 AM IST
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Air India allows Haj passengers travelling to India to carry Zamzam cans within permissible baggage allowance

Air India allows Haj passengers travelling to India to carry Zamzam cans within permissible baggage allowance

Air India on Tuesday clarified that passengers travelling back from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Hyderabad and Kochi, India, are allowed to carry Zamzam cans but within their permissible baggage allowa

Jul 9, 2019 - 05:07 PM IST
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