Air Force’s Massive C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft To Land On Lucknow-Agra Expressway

22-10-2017

NEW DELHI: A C-130J transport aircraft with special forces commandos and frontline fighters from the Indian Air Force's inventory will be part of an exercise to use highways as landing strips next week. On October 24, a patch of Lucknow-Agra Expressway will double up as a landing strip, a part of government's plan to identify and develop a number of highways for use as runways during emergencies. The exercise will be carried out on the stretch of the expressway near Bangarmau in Unnao district, around 65 km from Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow. During the exercise, second of its kind and first at this scale, around 16 aircraft will land or touchdown. The exercise will start with

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Dr Jitendra Singh felicitates the toppers of Civil Services Examination, 2016
June 3, 2017

The Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh felicitated the toppers of Civil Services Examination (2016), here today. During the felicitation ceremony, Dr Jitendra Singh congratulated all the

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15th Meeting of the GST Council to be held tomorrow, 3rd June, 2017 – Approval of amendments to the draft GST Rules and related forms and Finalisation of the rates of tax and cess on the remaining commodities are on the Agenda among others for tomorrow’s meeting.
June 3, 2017

The Union Minister for Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley will chair the 15th Meeting of the GST Council scheduled to be held tomorrow, i.e., Saturday, 3rd June, 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan in the national capital. This meeting is important because it is likely to finalize the rates of tax and cess to be levied on the commodities

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The Union Minister for Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Shri Arun Jaitley launched a common landing webpage of the Ministry of Finance and the Mobile Format Friendly New Website of the Department of Expenditure.
June 3, 2017

The Union Minister for Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, launched here today a common landing webpage of the Ministry of Finance, www.finmin.nic.in – which provides a single point access to all the websites of the five different Departments under the Ministry. The Finance Minister Shri Jaitley also launched the new

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Indian Naval Mountaineering Team Successfully Unfurled National Flag and Naval Ensign Atop Highest Point on Earth at Mt. Everest
June 3, 2017

Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, along with an official delegation met Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture and Tourism here today to discuss the proposed ‘Science City’ to be developed in Haryana by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) under Ministry of Culture. Shri Manohar

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List of MoUs/Agreements signed on the sidelines of the 18th India-Russia Annual Summit (June 02, 2017)
June 3, 2017

Sl.No. Title of MoUs/Agreements 1. Protocol No.2 to the Agreement dated December 5, 2008 between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Russian Federation 2. Agreement between Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited and Joint Stock Company "Cascade - Technologies” for setting up of a Special

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PM’s interventions during the interactive session at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
June 3, 2017

On climate Recalling his initial address, the Prime Minister said that in a very simple way, he spoke of the vision for New India, and about the Vedas written 5000 years ago. He said the Vedas have said that milking of nature is permitted, but exploitation of nature is not. He said that he had been asked this question three days ago in

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