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Prepared to defeat misadventures to defend territorial integrity: Rajnath Singh

03 Feb 2021

Prepared to defeat misadventures to defend territorial integrity: Rajnath Singh

India is vigilant in the face of attempts to change the status quo at its border and prepared to defeat any misadventures to defend territorial integrity, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday, amid a continued military standoff with China.

Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19

02 Feb 2021

Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19

The country's premier aerospace and defense exhibition, Aero India 2021, takes off in Bengaluru on Wednesday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with buzz around "Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan" and "Make in India" push.

Won't sell F-21s to anyone except India: Lockheed Martin

14 May 2019

Won't sell F-21s to anyone except India: Lockheed Martin

US company Lockheed Martin, which leads the aerospace industry, has offered a new deal to India. The company has said it will not sell newly-rolled F-21 jets to any other country if India decides to purchase 114 planes.

#AeroIndia: 300 cars gutted in fire, cigarette could be cause

23 Feb 2019

#AeroIndia: 300 cars gutted in fire, cigarette could be cause

Nearly 300 cars were gutted after the parking spot at Yelahanka air base near Bengaluru, where Aero India 2019 is underway, caught a massive fire.

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.

#DefenseDiaries: Lockheed Martin unveils special F-21 fighter jet for India

20 Feb 2019

#DefenseDiaries: Lockheed Martin unveils special F-21 fighter jet for India

US defense giant Lockheed Martin, on Wednesday, unveiled the F-21 fighter jet that it claimed is especially designed for India and will be manufactured in India, under the 'Make in India' program.

Bengaluru: Two IAF jets collide mid-air, one pilot dead

19 Feb 2019

Bengaluru: Two IAF jets collide mid-air, one pilot dead

In a tragic incident, two jets of the Indian Air Force's Surya Kiran aerobatics team collided mid-air over Bengaluru during rehearsals for the Aero India 2019 show that is slated to begin in the city from Wednesday.

Government ends rumors: Bengaluru remains host for Aero India

08 Sep 2018

Government ends rumors: Bengaluru remains host for Aero India

Putting a stop to all speculations and suspense, the Union Government announced today that Aero India, Asia's largest military aviation exhibition, will be held in Bengaluru this time as well.

Uber, Ola strike turns violent as mob stones cabs

23 Feb 2017

Uber, Ola strike turns violent as mob stones cabs

1,00,000 cabs stayed off roads as protesting Uber and Ola drivers ransacked the Uber office at HSR Layout.

Major fire at Bellandur lake, toxic fumes engulf vicinity

17 Feb 2017

Major fire at Bellandur lake, toxic fumes engulf vicinity

A massive fire broke out on the lake bed at Bellandur, engulfing the area with heavy toxic fumes.

Cabinet clears controversial Mekedatu project for parched Bengaluru

16 Feb 2017

Cabinet clears controversial Mekedatu project for parched Bengaluru

The controversial Mekedatu project on the Cauvery, for a reservoir with 66.50 tmcft capacity, was cleared by the cabinet. It will be presented to the Central Water Commission and Cauvery Supervisory Committee for approval.

Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka

14 Feb 2017

Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka

The 11th edition of Aero India, the country's biggest aerospace and defence expo, set off at Yelahanka airbase, with China making its debut with a confirmed five-member team.

North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

13 Feb 2017

North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

Bengaluru residents are spending noisy days as jets keep roaring by ahead of Aero India, scheduled from February 14 at Yelahanka airbase.

Bengaluru might gift India its first indigenous jet engine

11 Feb 2017

Bengaluru might gift India its first indigenous jet engine

India's first jet engine, developed by a team of 11 from Poeir Jets Private Limited, was fired on February 8. It will be submitted for certification in about 24 weeks.

Couple makes hoax bomb call to airport to delay flight

10 Feb 2017

Couple makes hoax bomb call to airport to delay flight

A couple from BTM Layout, trying to fly to Kochi for their engagement, had a hoax-bomb threat made to Kempegowda Airport, as they were getting late.

Tankers supplying water in 496 parched Karnataka villages

09 Feb 2017

Tankers supplying water in 496 parched Karnataka villages

After borewells in 496 villages dried up, the government has started sending water tankers.