Brahmos: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

First Sukhoi Squadron of Southern India commissioned at Thanjavur

Nicknamed ‘Tiger Sharks’, a new squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets will be commissioned by the Indian Air Force at its Thanjavur airbase in Tamil Nadu on Monday, 20th January 2020. The Sukhoi-30MKI is an especially ..

Successful launch of Two BrahMos Missiles from Land and Air Platforms

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Air Force (IAF) and the BrahMos Aerospace Limited have successfully conducted the tests for two BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, one each from air and land platforms. The ..

Next Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries (NGMMCB)

A defense acquisition council meeting chaired by the Defense Minister of India has cleared a Rs 1350 crore purchase for the two batteries of new Brahmos equipped land-based missiles which will be used for coastal ..

DRDO tests Inertial Guided Bomb (IGB) from Sukhoi combat jet

On May 24, the Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested a 500 kg class Inertial Guided Bomb (IGB) from Su-30 MKI Aircraft from the Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The guided bomb ..

Rana Dasgupta wins 2019 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize

Rana Dasgupta has won the 2nd edition of Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2019 for his 2010 novel “Solo”, a tale of estrangement and the ultimate failure of material existence. The award consists of an amount ..