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India’s first-ever helicopter summit held in Dehradun

India’s first-ever helicopter summit is organized by Union Ministry of Civil Aviation at Sahastradhara helidrome in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on theme of expanding connectivity through helicopters. The Indian Air Force (IAF) was invited at the summit to talk on the role of IAF helicopters in MEDEVAC (Medical evacuation) at the national level.

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Maharashtra government raises financial aid for Martyrs’ Kin to Rs.1 crore

The Maharashtra government has recently increased financial aid to families of jawans martyred in war or war-like situations or conflict related to national security from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 1 crore. Personnel wounded in conflict will get monetary compensation ranging from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 60 lakh each, depending on the severity of ..

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Union Cabinet approves “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)”

The Union Cabinet has recently approved the “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)” for Flood Management Works in entire country and River Management Activities and works related to Border Areas for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20 with a total outlay of Rs.3342.00 crores. The FMBAP Scheme will be implemented throughout the country for effective ..

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Government of India starts an annual award titled Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar

The Government of India (GoI) has recently instituted an annual award titled Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar. The award is to be announced every year on 23rd January on the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. For the year 2019, 8th Battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) located at Ghaziabad has been ..

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Operation Sahyog launched by Indian Army in flood-hit areas of Kerala

The Indian Army has launched the major rescue and relief operation “Operation Sahyog” at Kannur, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Idukki after incessant rain and landslides hit various northern districts of Kerala. The army constructed temporary bridges for the evacuations of the stranded people from the isolated villages. Apart from the Army, the Southern Naval Command of ..

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