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Dec 05, 2018
Between 2002 and 2006, AgustaWestland scam middleman Christian Michel made 11 trips to Delhi; how the deal came throughImmediately after AgustaWestland was recommended for induction into service, the middlemen held a meeting in Munich. Subsequently, Michel’s company Global Service FZE floated a subsidiary in UK around the time when Ministry of Defence concluded the final contract negotiations for the deal.
Jun 25, 2018
Deep sea fishermen receive no banking support as lenders don’t want to fish for troubleBoat owners rely on the local network of agents who advance them the fuel or supplies they need against the expected catch.
Jun 13, 2018
US approves sale of Stinger missiles to India: Lightweight fire-and-forget weapon system a combat-proven technologyStinger missile is a Man-Portable Air-Defense System (MANPADS), a shoulder-mounted weapon that can be used to shoot down helicopters UAVs, cruise missiles, and fixed-wing aircraft, both from land and sea.
Mar 14, 2018
Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to 1 bn in 15-20 yrs: Union minister Jayant SinhaThe Minister of State for Civil Aviation said that the government is working on steps such as developing new greenfield airports and skilling manpower to achieve this target
Aug 17, 2017
Defence ministry approves acquisition of six Apache attack helicopters for Indian ArmyThe Defence Acquisition Council on Thursday cleared a proposal to buy six Apache attack helicopters for the Indian Army at a cost of around Rs 4,168 crore.
Dec 08, 2016
Pakistan opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47Pakistani military helicopters on Thursday ferried remains of plane crash victims to the capital, Islamabad, as aviation authorities said they opened a probe into the crash that killed 47 passengers and crew the day before in the country's northwest.
Oct 15, 2016
India, Russia sign 16 agreements across multiple sectorsIndia and Russia on Saturday signed 16 agreements across multiple sectors following delegation-level talks co-chairedd by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Goa
Jun 14, 2016
Uber offers helicopters to escape Sao Paulo gridlock for $20For commuters who imagine soaring above Sao Paulo's notorious traffic jams, ride-hailing app Uber is offering to make that daydream a reality.
Feb 03, 2016
Russia delivers final batch of Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters to IndiaRussia has handed over to India the final batch of three Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopters under a previously signed contract even as it gets ready to ink yet another deal for another 48 such choppers.
Nov 02, 2015
Poll-time rush and egos: Netas give airport officials a harrowing time during Bihar pollsWith an unprecedented number of choppers and charter planes being used in the ongoing electoral battle in Bihar, a different kind of war is on at the small airport.