Tejas Current Affairs, GK & News

Railway Fare Revision 2020

The Indian Railway has revised its fare for passengers traveling from ordinary non-AC classes to AC classes from 1st January 2020 onwards. The date of fare increase 1st January 2020 will be taken as a booking date, all passengers who have brought tickets before 1st January 2020 irrespective of their travel dates would not be ..

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DRDO to double ASTRA’s range

The DRDO Chief, Mr G Sateesh Reddy recently announced that DRDO (Defence Research Development Organization) is to increase the range of ASTRA air-to-air missiles. India is one of the few countries to own a successful BMD-Ballistic Missile Defence programme. ASTRA Astra (Sanskrit word for weapon) is an all-weather air-to-air missile developed completely by DRDO. Currently, ..

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Rajnath Singh becomes first defence minister to fly in LCA Tejas

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 19th September 2019 flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru. He becomes the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas. Defence Minister Flies in Tejas Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, ..

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IAF Jaguar suffers bird hit, pilot recovers plane till airbase

An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter-bomber aircraft operating out of Ambala airbase suffered an engine failure, allegedly due to a bird strike. The quick-thinking pilot saved the aircraft by dropping off the fuel-tanks & small practice bombs which lightened the load and recovered it to Ambala airbase. The aircraft was on a routine training mission. ..

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Aero India 2019 inagurated at Bengaluru

The Aero India 2019 was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru.   The Aero India 2019 will be held for 5 days from February 20 to 24 and each day of the five day air show would have a special theme. Day one would be Inaugural Day, ..

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