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#ComicBytes: DC villains who were initially good people

28 Nov 2020

#ComicBytes: DC villains who were initially good people

Just like every superhero has a compelling origin that inspired them to fight the good fight, supervillains have their 'let's be evil' stories.

#ComicBytes: Green Lantern facts which were not shown in films

24 Jan 2020

#ComicBytes: Green Lantern facts which were not shown in films

In brightest day, in blackest night, the Green Lantern Corps have protected the universe since ages.

#ComicBytes: Super BFFs; know the best friendships in DC Comics

21 Jan 2020

#ComicBytes: Super BFFs; know the best friendships in DC Comics

What's better than one superhero? Two superheroes who are great friends and can kick some serious butt together!

#ComicBytes: Five betrayals that shook DC Comics to the core

30 Dec 2019

#ComicBytes: Five betrayals that shook DC Comics to the core

Heroes like Superman and Batman exist so others can depend on them. No matter what the situation, everyone believes that the heroes will save the day.

All about Mirage-2000, the jet which destroyed terror camps

26 Feb 2019

All about Mirage-2000, the jet which destroyed terror camps

Avenging the dastardly Pulwama attack, in which 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred, the Indian Air Force attacked terror camps flourishing in Pakistan on Tuesday.

New Google Movie ad makes excellent use of Deadpool

25 Feb 2019

New Google Movie ad makes excellent use of Deadpool

The new Google ad that has been released ahead of the 91st Oscars to showcase its new series of smart speakers and phones is a joy for any movie lover.

Aero India 2019: Army chief flies in Made-In-India Tejas jet

21 Feb 2019

Aero India 2019: Army chief flies in Made-In-India Tejas jet

In a first, Army Chief Bipin Rawat flew in Light Combat Aircraft Tejas on Thursday at the ongoing Aero Space 2019 in Bengaluru.

Rajasthan: MiG-27 crashes near Pokhran; pilot ejects safely

12 Feb 2019

Rajasthan: MiG-27 crashes near Pokhran; pilot ejects safely

On Tuesday, a MiG-27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near the Pokhran firing range after taking off for a routine training mission from Rajasthan's Jaisalmer.

HAL didn't receive orders claimed by Sitharaman; Congress alleges falsity

06 Jan 2019

HAL didn't receive orders claimed by Sitharaman; Congress alleges falsity

While defending the Rafale deal, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had accused the Congress of shedding false tears for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), and had claimed that the NDA government had drawn up contracts worth Rs. 1 lakh crore for HAL.

With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed

04 Jan 2019

With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman defended the multi-crore Rafale deal on Friday in the Lok Sabha using all her might, but Congress President Rahul Gandhi wasn't satisfied.

HAL gets approval to produce weaponized version of LCA Tejas

04 Jan 2019

HAL gets approval to produce weaponized version of LCA Tejas

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has been given the nod to manufacture a weaponized version of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for the Indian Air Force.

#RafaleDeal: Rahul Gandhi tweets four-questions for Narendra Modi, without number-3

03 Jan 2019

#RafaleDeal: Rahul Gandhi tweets four-questions for Narendra Modi, without number-3

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday, tweeted four questions for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale deal.

RaGa in Lok Sabha: Entire country is questioning PM Modi

02 Jan 2019

RaGa in Lok Sabha: Entire country is questioning PM Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi took on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday and raised the issue of Rafale deal.

AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel names Sonia Gandhi, ED tells court

29 Dec 2018

AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel names Sonia Gandhi, ED tells court

Christian Michel, the alleged middleman of the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam, has named UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, the Enforcement Directorate told Patiala House Court on Saturday.

Porn-addicted man accuses wife of acting in clip, tortures her

06 Dec 2018

Porn-addicted man accuses wife of acting in clip, tortures her

Married life is tough to maintain.

MoD: Jets manufactured by HAL cost more than foreign ones

19 Oct 2018

MoD: Jets manufactured by HAL cost more than foreign ones

A recent review of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) has revealed that jets manufactured by the state-run defense company cost more than the same jets produced abroad by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Shatrughan Sinha criticizes BJP govt over Rafale deal

15 Oct 2018

Shatrughan Sinha criticizes BJP govt over Rafale deal

Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha criticized the BJP government at the Center over the Rafale deal.

Rahul Gandhi calls government's flagship Skill India campaign 'PM'S-Kill India'

26 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi calls government's flagship Skill India campaign 'PM'S-Kill India'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today termed the government's flagship Skill India campaign "PM'S-Kill India" and alleged Rs. 30,000 crore was "stolen" from HAL in the Rafale deal and given to a man with "no skills" to make an aircraft.

#RafaleDeal: Rahul fires fresh salvo, says Modi 'betrayed India's soul'

22 Sep 2018

#RafaleDeal: Rahul fires fresh salvo, says Modi 'betrayed India's soul'

In a fresh attack on the Rafale issue, Congress President Rahul Gandhi alleged PM Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a "surgical strike" on the defense forces.

Sitharaman 'caught lying' on Rafale deal again, must resign: RaGa

20 Sep 2018

Sitharaman 'caught lying' on Rafale deal again, must resign: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today accused Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of "lying" on HAL's capability to build Rafale aircraft and demanded her resignation.

SC adjourns hearing on PIL seeking stay on Rafale deal

18 Sep 2018

SC adjourns hearing on PIL seeking stay on Rafale deal

The Supreme Court adjourned hearing on a plea seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France.

Modi govt has torn apart judiciary, Election Commission: Rahul Gandhi

26 Aug 2018

Modi govt has torn apart judiciary, Election Commission: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has alleged that the judiciary and Election Commission were being "torn apart" under the BJP government and PM Narendra Modi was keeping mum on grave issues confronting the nation.

#DefenseDiaries: Tejas fighter jet misses another deadline for combat readiness

09 Jul 2018

#DefenseDiaries: Tejas fighter jet misses another deadline for combat readiness

The indigenously developed Tejas fighter jet, first approved way back in 1983, has missed yet another deadline for becoming fully combat-ready.

Sukhoi aircraft crashes near Nashik; both pilots safe

27 Jun 2018

Sukhoi aircraft crashes near Nashik; both pilots safe

A Sukhoi aircraft, awaiting induction in the Indian Air Force, crashed near Maharashtra's Nashik city today morning.

Bengaluru: Vagabonds arrested for molesting techie, assaulting her friend

28 May 2018

Bengaluru: Vagabonds arrested for molesting techie, assaulting her friend

Two vagabonds were arrested yesterday for allegedly molesting and assaulting a techie and her friend in Bengaluru recently.

Bengaluru: Weekend ruined! Major IT hubs, townships to face outages

25 May 2018

Bengaluru: Weekend ruined! Major IT hubs, townships to face outages

Even as a new government comes to power, Bengaluru is becoming 'power-less'.

India's indigenously developed Tejas is aircraft of future: IAF Chief

27 Apr 2018

India's indigenously developed Tejas is aircraft of future: IAF Chief

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa said if Pakistan's fighter jet JF-17 is aircraft of the present, then India's indigenously developed Tejas is the future.

Gaganshakti-2018: Historic Air Force exercise 'shakes heavens, splits Earth'

17 Apr 2018

Gaganshakti-2018: Historic Air Force exercise 'shakes heavens, splits Earth'

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is in the middle of its largest exercise in three decades, with more than 1,100 aircraft involved in "flying a lot of sorties and dropping a lot of bombs," said Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa.

56-year-old scientist ISRO's first woman to spend a-year in Antarctica

18 Mar 2018

56-year-old scientist ISRO's first woman to spend a-year in Antarctica

Fifty-six-year-old ISRO scientist Mangala Mani had never visited a place with snow. And temperatures in Antarctica can fall to a chilling -90 degrees Celsius.

IAF: Government scraps single-engine fighter plan, here's why

23 Feb 2018

IAF: Government scraps single-engine fighter plan, here's why

PM Modi-led NDA government has decided to scrap its plan to produce 114 single-engine aircrafts under the "Make in India" framework, at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.15Lcr.

French Air Force chief takes sortie on India's indigenous Tejas

07 Feb 2018

French Air Force chief takes sortie on India's indigenous Tejas

The Chief of Staff of the French Air Force, General Andre Lanata, flew a sortie on the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas today in Rajasthan.

Nirmala Sitharaman takes off in IAF's combat jet Sukhoi-30 MKI

17 Jan 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman takes off in IAF's combat jet Sukhoi-30 MKI

To review its operational functionality and combat prowess, India's first woman defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday flew in Sukhoi-30 MKI from the Jodhpur airbase in Rajasthan.

Made-in-India aircrafts now to be used for commercial flights

26 Dec 2017

Made-in-India aircrafts now to be used for commercial flights

PM Modi's "Make in India" initiative is all set to reach a new level. Soon, we will be flying regional flights in indigenously-built flights.

#DefenseDiaries: IAF issues proposal for 83 advanced Tejas Mk-1A warplanes

22 Dec 2017

#DefenseDiaries: IAF issues proposal for 83 advanced Tejas Mk-1A warplanes

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for 83 upgraded Tejas Mk-1A light combat aircraft (LCA) worth nearly Rs. 60,000 crore.

#DefenseDiaries: Integration of BrahMos on 40 Sukhoi-30MKI combat aircraft begins!

18 Dec 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Integration of BrahMos on 40 Sukhoi-30MKI combat aircraft begins!

Following the successful test-fire of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet, India has started working on integrating BrahMos on 40 Sukhois.

#DefenseDiairies: The lifeline of Siachen troops, Cheetah helicopter

07 Dec 2017

#DefenseDiairies: The lifeline of Siachen troops, Cheetah helicopter

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) Cheetah is a light single-engine helicopter serving the Indian armed forces for over four decades.

#DefenseDiaries: India's Ka-226T helicopter is a jack of all trades

25 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: India's Ka-226T helicopter is a jack of all trades

200 Kamov Ka-226T light-utility helicopters are being acquired and will be assembled by India under a $1 billion agreement in 2015.

#DefenseDiaries: Why the Su-30MKI is the backbone of the IAF

24 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Why the Su-30MKI is the backbone of the IAF

Recently, a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet test-fired a supersonic BrahMos-A Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM).

#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon

22 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon

India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos-A supersonic Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet.

India successfully tests BrahMos missile from IAF Sukhoi-30MKI jet

22 Nov 2017

India successfully tests BrahMos missile from IAF Sukhoi-30MKI jet

India has created history by successfully test-firing the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet.