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  • Manufacturers and retailers say the season begins after Diwali and peaks when pollution is in the headlines in newspapers and television. Once these fade, sales subside. The market is worth Rs 200-230 crore, growing at about 15-20% annually, with over 50 brands jostling for business, making this one of the most populated electronics categories in the country.

    Air purifier makers like Philips, Blueair, Panasonic, Eureka, Forbes, Sharp, Xiomi and Blue Star reported high double-digit jump in sales. Besides Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), the companies also saw higher demand from tier-II cities like Lucknow and Kanpur.

    Various wings of defence ministry are contributing in their best possible ways to tackle Covid-19 better.

    Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria landed in Srinagar after flying MiG-21 of 51 Squadron Commanding Offi...

    Air marshal S K Ghotia, the air office commanding-in-chief of South Western Air Command, said the plane has been at the frontline and has proved its worth in the 1999 Kargil War. After serving the IAF for over three decades, the fleet of MiG-27 had their last sortie from the air base on Friday. Jodhpur air base had the squadron of seven MiG-27.

    The IAF is in the process of acquiring additional 83 LCA Mk1A aircrafts for which contract negotiations are in progress. Delivery of LCA Mk1A aircraft would commence 3 yrs from the date of signing of contract. Request For Proposal for 83 LCA Mk1A was issued to December, 2017. A Request For Information for procurement of 114 MRFA was issued in April 2018.

    The Defence Ministry has given the go-ahead for a Rs. 38,000 cr acquisition of next-generation Light Combat Aircraft that have been developed indigenously.

    The air purifier van can purify 15 lakh cubic metre air in eight hours within a 300 metre radius.

    The contract for HAL-manufactured 83 LCA Tejas Mark 1 A advanced fighter jets are in the final stages, he said. Apart from these, Expression of Interest (EOI) has been floated for another 110 aircraft, based on which Request for Proposal (RFP) will be floated, defence secretary Ajay Kumar said.

    Besides offering plenty of green spaces, some luxury home developers in the National Capital Region are installing centralised air purifier systems for fresh indoor air. DLF has installed TFAs (treated fresh air units) to improve indoor air quality in the developer’s latest residential offering in the luxury segment — The Camellias in DLF5’s.

    The No.18 Squadron, formed in 1965 with the motto "Teevra aur Nirbhaya" meaning "Swift and Fearless," was earlier flying MiG 27 aircraft.

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