Citizenship Amendment Bill: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Deputy CM Sachin Pilot protest
Ashok Gehlot questioned the “intentions” behind the bill and said the BJP “was not listening to the opposition” over the legislation, Sachin Pilot questioned why religion for the first time was being made a criterion to decide citizenship when there were existing parameters on which a migrant’s record is checked.
Chinese navy trains more fighter pilots to command warships
China currently has one aircraft carrier, Liaoning, a refit of the Soviet era shi...
OnePlus begins pilot exports of 5G phones from India
The Chinese smartphone maker is testing 5G capabilities at its R&D centre in Hyderabad.
Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi becomes navy's first woman pilot
It is a very proud feeling for me...being the navy's first woman pilot," Shivangi said. "Women were always there in the Navy. They were not in the cockpit, but were just observers," she said. Her being the first to be the pilot in the navy 'would create more opportunities for other women who wanted to join the defence force.'
Sub Lieutenant Shivangi becomes Navy’s first woman pilot
Kochi (Kerala), Dec 02 (ANI): Sub Lieutenant Shivangi became the first woman pilot for the Indian Navy on Dec 02. Sub Lieutenant Shivangi jo...
India requires 100 more pilots every year: H S Puri
The aviation sector requires around 100 more pilots every year and the government would upgrade its flying training academies to bridge the shortfall.
Pilots revving engines too hard led to IndiGo’s Airbus woes
DGCA told IndiGo that its practice of revving A320neo jets at full thrust could wear down engines, sources say.
Congress wants grand temple to be built in Ayodhya: Sachin Pilot
While speaking to media, the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Congress leader Sachin Pilot spoke on matter of Ram Temple. He said, “Th...
AIESL to sign pact with govt to provide maintenance services for B777 planes for VVIP travel
These custom-made B777 planes for VVIP travel will be used to fly the President, Vice President and Prime Minister, are expected to be in operations from July next year. At present, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi fly on Air India's 26-year-old Jumbos - B747s. These planes are flown by Air India pilots.
First woman pilot of Indian Navy to join operations on December 2
The first woman pilot, Lieutenant Shivangi, will join naval operations on completion of operational training here on December 2. "Shivangi will graduate to become the First female Pilot of Indian Navy. She hails from Muzzafarpur, Bihar and completed her schooling from DAV Public school, Muzzafarpur," the source told PTI.
DGCA probes GoAir incident at Bengaluru airport; summons pilots
A source said the Airbus plane had touched the unpaved surface outside the runway after landing and the pilot took off again. The aircraft was diverted to Hyderabad. Reportedly, the flight carrying around 170 passengers was being flown by an expat pilot. The fligt was later diverted to Hyderabad.
Navy Mig-29 trainer jet crashes in Goa, pilots safe
In a statement, Ministry of Defence Spokerperson has said: "During a training mission, after take off from INS HANSA at Dabolim a Mig 29k trainer aircraft suffered an engine fire. The pilots Capt M Sheokhand and Lt Cdr Deepak Yadav ejected safely. A bird hit and fire on the right engine was observed."
Seven IAF pilots sent to Russia for India's first manned mission to space
Gaganyaan is India's manned space mission which the ISRO aims to launch by December 2021. The project aims at sending the astronauts to a lower orbit of the earth and the spacecraft will have a capsule with adequate supply of oxygen and other essential material and facilities for the astronauts. ISRO is working in tandem with the IAF for the mission.
Air India pilots' union opposes privatisation; may resort to strike
The nearly 800-member strong Indian Commercial Pilots' Association has decided to work towards bringing all the unions at the airline under a common platform to oppose privatisation of the airline. The government is working on the final contours of disinvestment of loss-making Air India, which has a debt worth over Rs 58,000 crore.
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