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F-16 production can make India fighter jet export hub Lockheed

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Washington: Global aerospace giant Lockheed Martin on Wednesday said its proposal to manufacture custom-built F-16 fighter jets in India will make the country an export hub and give it access to an estimated USD 165 billion fighter aircraft market over the next few decades.

Eyeing India's lucrative defence market, the American aerospace major said F-16 production w

Jet Airways alerts customers says no free air tickets being given to mark 25th anniversary

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NEW DELHI: Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways has warned its loyal customers that the airline is not holding any contest or offering two free air tickets to every family to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

The response from Jet Airways came after it became viral on the social media that the airline is giving two free tickets to every family to mark its 25th anniversary.&

IAFs Sukhoi Su-30 MKI jet vs Chinas J-20 stealth fighter

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India and China are the two major military powers in Asia and they have procured and developed some of the best weapons platforms available today for their defence forces. China's People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) deployed its latest fighter Chengdu J-20 in February 2018 claiming it has stealth and is the most advanced fighter plane in all of Asia. However,

Cyclone Sagar forms over Gulf of Aden

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A cyclonic storm named Sagar has formed in the Gulf of Aden and is moving westwards. The storm was a deep depression over the Gulf of Aden but intensified into a cyclone and moved westwards during the past six hours with a speed of 11 kilometres per hour (kmph).

According to skymetweather.com, cyclone Sagar is the first cyclonic storm of the season in Indian waters.

Eyeing ISROs market share China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

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China's government-run space agency has long tried to make a mark in the launch market for small satellites. But it has been unable to make any sort of a dent in the weight of reputation that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has made for itself in this segment. But now, a Chinese 'private' aerospace start-up is set for its maiden launch with the aim

Watch Humongous sandstorm in Bikaner is a scene straight out of horror movies

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Jaipur: A massive sandstorm engulfed Rajasthan's Bikaner on Monday evening - reducing on-road and air visibility to almost zero and forcing locals to take cover inside buildings.

In what looked like a scene out of a horror or a thriller movie, the sandstorm dwarfed buildings and trees as it swept through the city - aided amply by relatively high-speed winds. Local

More than 87 million Facebook users data stolen claims ex-Cambridge Analytica employee

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LONDON: A former Cambridge Analytica employee has claimed that the number of Facebook users whose data must have been compromised by her firm may go beyond 87 million, in a testimony before a parliamentary committee in the United Kingdom.

According to a Guardian report, Brittany Kaiser told the parliamentary committee on Tuesday that Cambridge Analytica had a suite of

ISRO launches IRNSS-1I All you need to know about NavIC the Indian GPS

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SRIHARIKOTA: In yet another success, the Indian Space Research Organisation on Thursday through its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C41) successfully launched the 1,425 kg IRNSS-1I Navigation Satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. PSLV-C41 lifted off at 4:04 am from the first launch pad. Just over 19 minutes into the flight, the rocket slung IRNSS-1I

ISRO loses contact with communication satellite GSAT-6A efforts on to establish link

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has reportedly lost contact with its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A, which was launched on Thursday last using Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08). According to reports, ISRO is still making attempts to re-establish contact with the satellite.

The launch had taken place at 4:56 pm from the

Orange snow covers Eastern Europe Heres why it happened

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New Delhi: People in eastern Europe are baffled at the appearance of orange-tinted snow that has turned the mountainous regions of Ukraine, Russia, Bulgaria and Romania into a Martian surface. 

According to a report in the BBC, the orange colouration is caused by fine particles of sand being lifted from the Sahara into the atmosphere, travelling across the world a

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