IAF plans grand Republic Day flypast

The Republic Day parade this year will have the “largest and grandest” flypast ever with a total of 75 aircraft and helicopters, including seven new Rafale fighters, to mark the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations. Both the flypast, which...

India to send troops for Africa peacekeeping operations

India will soon dispatch an infantry battalion for UN peacekeeping operations in the oil-rich Abyei region in Africa, which straddles northern and southern Sudan and is hotly contested by both.

A local association of gurdwaras announced it would open its doors to allow namaz with the number of sites for Friday prayers having shrunk by almost half in the city because of protests by rightwing outfits and some local residents over the...



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