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Border Roads Organisation in 2017

1.    Landmark events/achievements pertaining to Border Roads Organisation are as under:- (a)     At present BRO is working on 852 roads (22803 Km), which include new construction, asRead more ›

National Cadet Corps in 2017

  Achievements 1. The NCC conducts its assigned tasks through institutional training, which is carried out at schools and colleges, training camps at state and national level, socialRead more ›

The Indian Air Force in 2017

Acquisitions 1. Light Combat Aircraft (Tejas).In consonance with the ‘Make in India’ campaign launched by the Prime Minister, the first Squadron of Tejas, an advanced multirole aircraft with state-of-art avionics wasRead more ›

31st December in History

535 – Byzantine general Belisarius completes the conquest of Sicily, defeating the Gothic garrison of Palermo (Panormos), and ending his consulship for the year. 1225 – The LýRead more ›

IAF Type-96 MiG21 becomes a part of History

Airforce Chief BS Dhanoa flew the last sortie of the Hawkeyes  New Delhi. 29 December 2017. All good things come to an end! What was the once the workhorse ofRead more ›

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Eighth Indo- Maldives joint military exercise Ekuverin culminates in Belgaum

A majestic closing ceremony to mark the culmination of 14 days joint training between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Forces was held at Maratha LightRead more ›

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30th December in History

1066 – Granada massacre: A Muslim mob storms the royal palace in Granada, crucifies Jewish vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela and massacres most of the Jewish population of theRead more ›

Lieutenant General Taranjit Singh is Corps Commander Strike1

New Delhi. 29 DECEMBER 2017. Lieutenant General Taranjit Singh, VSM** assumed command of the elite Strike Corps at Mathura on 29 Dec 2017. An alumni of National DefenceRead more ›

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Airbus, Indigo Partners finalize orders for 430 A320neo Family aircraft

Airbus’ largest single order announcement becomes firm Deal valued at nearly $50 billion, at list prices Toulouse, 29 December 2017 – Airbus announced today that it had finalizedRead more ›

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Ministry of Home Affairs in 2017 : A Recall

Cabinet approves umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 27th September gave its approval for implementation of umbrella schemeRead more ›

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