Media Scan | New Defence Complex for 7K personnel

A special panel of guests Manu Pubby Senior Editor, Economic Times and Vicky Nanjappa Special Correspondent, discusses the issues and explain in their own perspective on new Defence Complex for 7K personnel

How to download Aadhaar Card online: Watch video here

New Delhi, July 02: Do you want to download your Aadhaar Card online. Do not worry, there is a solution here. The Unique Identification Authority of India has released a direct link to download the same. 

In a tweet, UIDAI said, ” download your Aadhaar from anytime anywhere. You can choose to download Regular Aadhaar that displays the complete Aadhaar number or Masked Aadhaar, which only shows the last four digits. UIADAI has also shared a video on how to download Aadhaar online. 

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101 Falcons set to deploy Rafales in Hasimara airbase

New Delhi, June 21: Ahead of the formal induction at the Hasimara airbase in West Bengal, the Indian Air Force has raised the second Rafale squadron- 101 Falcons of Champ and Akhnoor.

The 101 squadron was resurrected with the five jets that landed in India. The first Rafale Squadron- 17 Golden Arrows is fully operational at the Ambala airbase with 18 fighters.

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In strong message, Centre tells social media platforms not to lecture India on freedom of speech

New Delhi, June 20: Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked social media platforms to not lecture India on “freedom of speech” and “democracy”, and asserted that if these “profit-making” firms want to earn money in India, they will have to follow the “Indian Constitution and Indian laws”.

Addressing a lecture on the topic ‘Social Media & Social Security’ and ‘Criminal Justice System Reforms: An Unfinished Agenda’ organised by Symbiosis International University as part of the Symbiosis Golden Jubilee Lecture Series, the minister said the new IT guidelines do not deal with the use of social media, but with the “abuse” and “misuse” of social media platforms.

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Cyclone Tauktae: Rs 105 crore relief announced for fishermen in Gujarat

Ahmedabad, June 03: The Gujarat government has announced a relief package of Rs 105 crore for fishermen affected by cyclone Tauktae which caused severe damage in the state’s coastal belt last month, officials said on Wednesday. 

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision about the relief package after reviewing the situation during a meeting on Tuesday evening, an official release said. 

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Kerala woman killed in Israel rocket attack was speaking to husband at time of incident

New Delhi, May 12: A woman from Kerala was killed in a rocket attack in the Israeli city of Ashkelon. She was working as a caregiver. 

Soumya 31 was a native of Kanjikuzhy panchayat in Kerala’s Idukki district. The incident happened when she was talking to her husband over phone. As she was talking, she was heard screaming. There was a loud noise and the call got disconnected, her family members said.

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From China face off to the fight against COVID-19, how the IAF is doing India proud

New Delhi, May 05: The Indian Air Force has been kept busy over the past couple of months. After playing a crucial role in transporting soldiers and equipment to eastern Ladakh where India is locked in a stand-off with China, the IAF has now been deployed for COVID-19 relief.

The IAF has been lifting relief material from various countries and delivering them to domestic locations as India continues to battle a horrific second wave of COVID-19.

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9 Rafales set to fly into India next month with mid-air fuelling in UAE

New Delhi, Mar 25: India is set to add more fire-power in the skies with the Indian Air Force set to get three more Rafale fighters next week. The three Rafale fighters will land at Ambala and by April another 9 more would make their way to India.

Meanwhile, the Hasimara forward base in north Bengal will start operations next month with five Rafale fighters.

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UAE to deploy Airbus 330 to provide mid-air fuelling for Indian Rafales

New Delhi, Mar 15: The UAE would deploy its Airbus 330 multi-role transport tankers later this month to provide mid-air fuelling to the Rafale jets. This would ensure that the fighters can fly non-stop to India.

The facility would be extended by UAE to the next batch of 8 Rafale jets that would be flagged off from France in April. This would mean that the second base of the Rafale fighters located in Bengal’s Hasimara would be activated in April. 

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