With QUAD pitch in, India-Japan to tie up for 5G technologies

New Delhi, Sep 26: India and Japan will join hands in technical development of 5G and 5G plus technologies. This would be done with the help of other QUAD strategic members-US, Australia and Israel. The discussion of the QUAD foreign ministers will in Japan next month.

India and Japan have decided to pitch for 5G and plus technologies. India will also eye the 3GPP, umbrella mobile telecommunications standard organisation to accept the first Indian rural standard for telecommunication. This would be important as most of the 3GPP standards have been set by the Chinese telecommunication development companies.

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With QUAD pitch in, India-Japan to tie up for 5G technologies

New Delhi, Sep 26: India and Japan will join hands in technical development of 5G and 5G plus technologies. This would be done with the help of other QUAD strategic members-US, Australia and Israel. The discussion of the QUAD foreign ministers will in Japan next month.

India and Japan have decided to pitch for 5G and plus technologies. India will also eye the 3GPP, umbrella mobile telecommunications standard organisation to accept the first Indian rural standard for telecommunication. This would be important as most of the 3GPP standards have been set by the Chinese telecommunication development companies.

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Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh to be first Rafale woman fighter pilot

Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh

New Delhi, Sep 24: Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh will formally join the 17 Golden Arrows Squadron of the Rafales at the Ambala airbase after she finishes her conversion training.

She is getting ready to fly the Rafale after becoming fully operational on the MiG-21 Bison.

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India joins the hypersonic missile club

New Delhi, Sep 07: India has become the fourth country to successfully test the hypersonic technology from the APJ Abdul Kalam testing range in Balasore, Odisha. 

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What is the Special Frontier Force also known as Establishment 22 and Vikas Battalion

specialNew Delhi, Sep 03: There are reports that the Special Frontier Force (SFF) referred to as the Vikas Battalion had been instrumental in occupying some key heights along the Line of Actual Control. The action was taken to prevent any occupation by the Chinese troops.

The SFF is a special force that was created on November 14 1962 and the main goal was to conduct covert operations behind Chinese lines in the event of another Indo-China war.

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Sharp rise in plastic waste crime, need to fight crime driven pollution: Interpol

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Pic courtesy: interpol.

New Delhi, Aug 29: The Interpol has said that criminal networks are exploiting the legitimate pollution management business. There has been an alarming increase in illegal plastic pollution, a Strategic Analysis Report on the emerging criminal trends in global plastic waste markets since 2018 has said.

Since January 2018, indicates that there has been a considerable increase over the past two years in illegal waste shipments, primarily rerouted to South-East Asia via multiple transit countries to camouflage the origin of the waste shipment.

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Explained: How does the National Recruitment Agency, Common Eligibility Test work

examsNew Delhi, Aug 20: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the creation of the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) for conducting an online common eligibility test to screen and shortlist candidates for non-gazetted Group B and Group C posts in the central government as well as public sector banks.

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Why tabletop runways are extremely challenging for pilots

tabletopNew Delhi, Aug 08: The crash at Kozhikode brought back bitter memories of the flight accident in Mangaluru in 2010.

The similarity between the two crashes are that both the airports have tabletop runways.

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The final moments of the ill fated Boeing 737 that crashed in Kerala

air-India-crash1New Delhi, Aug 08: The ill fatted Boeing 737 aircraft had made two attempts to land on Runway 10 at Kozhikode according to the flight radar.

The Director General of Civil Aviation said in a statement, ‘the plane after landing continued running to the end of the runway and fell down in the valley and broke into two pieces.’

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Kerala Air India crash: Wing Commander Sathe was a decorated pilot

deepak-satheNew Delhi, Aug 08: Wing Commander Deepak Vasanth Sathe, the captain of the ill-fated aircraft that crashed at Calicut on Friday was a decorated pilot.

During his 22 year career in the Indian Air Force, he learnt flying the Soviet origin MiG-21.

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