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"MiG-21 is not a forgiving aircraft"

Does MiG-21 have a poor track record? Here is the gist of an online discussion held with Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, Former Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Navkaran Jeet Singh Dhillon, Air Marshal SK Ghotia, and Wing Commander Rajiv Batt

Oppn giving publicity to ‘Kashmir Files’ by talking about it: Tehseen Poonawala

Responding to the popularity of the much-debated film ‘The Kashmir Files’, political analyst and social activist Tehseen Poonawala has asked the opposition, if it has no burning issues to discuss other than giving the film overt public

Chahal challenges accuser, seeks proof from BJP leader

BJP leader Mohit Kamboj on Saturday alleged that Brihanmumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has a property in the USA and he is going to inform the income tax department about it. Calling the claim “baseless” and an attempt

Have not visited IT office even once: BMC commissioner

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has denied ever visiting the income tax office, after a “letter” appeared on social media, in which the IT department had purportedly issued summons to him.

Fourth wave? "Nothing to worry if we follow strategies that worked”

BMC additional municipal commissioner (health), Suresh Kakani, has been at the heart of Covid management in Mumbai since the start of the pandemic, helming the health infrastructure and planning of the country’s financial capital. On fie

A digital walk through rare, untold stories of India’s natural heritage

Starting Monday – which is International Day of Forests, people across the world can view rare stories from different ecosystems of India’s rich natural heritage through more than 100 rare visuals and videos of wildlife and birds. Thes

Furnishing $10 million guarantee in 5 minutes for hosting Chess Olympiad

While several sportsmen and women have made us proud with their achievements in various tournaments including in last Olympics, the image of sports organizers and politicians associated with the sports bodies has not been very encouraging generall

In UP, half of new MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves

As the dust settles on the assembly election results, it is time to get to know the new winners: In Uttar Pradesh, 205 (51%) of the 403 winning candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to an analysis by the Association

Skin donation can save lives: India needs to raise awareness

An estimated 7 million people die of burn injuries every year in India, making it the largest group of injuries after road accidents. 80% of those who suffer burn injuries are women and children. Almost 1-1.5 lakh people get crippled and need mult

World’s richest municipality gets richer: has Rs 92,000 crore FDs now

In a bonanza of sorts, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation fixed deposits have jumped from Rs 78,000 crore to over Rs 92,000 crore during in eight months. The 18% growth in the FD kitty has come after the state government reduce

ED arrests Nawab Malik in money laundering case

In a dramatic turn of events, Maharashtra minorities affairs minister Nawab Malik was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday, becoming the second minister of the state’s MVA government to be arrested by the central probe agen

LIC IPO on schedule: Nirmala Sitharaman

Escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine have made the Indian government worried if the market situation is conducive but it will go ahead with the upcoming initial public offering of the state-run insurance giant behemoth LIC, finance minis

KCR meets Thackeray, Pawar; talks a third front

Ahead of the 2024 parliamentary elections, to form a strong third front of regional parties against the ruling BJP at the centre, Telangana chief minister K. Chandrasekar Rao visited Mumbai and met Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray as we

Disinvestment deals should be free from investigative scanner: Naina Lal Kidwai

The government needs to do to its disinvestment deals in a transparent and above-board manner and ensure that deals are free from the investigative scanner, well-known banker and chartered accountant Naina Lal Kidwai has said. Givin

Bird flu in Thane, Maharashtra asks industry to remain calm

With more than 300 chickens found dead at a poultry farm in Vehloli village of Shahapur tehsil in Thane district, authorities have declared area within 1 km radius as contagious. As many as 300 chickens and 9 ducks were found dead i

PM to launch 2 railway lines connecting Thane-Diva

Prime minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation two additional railway lines connecting Thane and Diva via video conferencing on Friday. He will also flag off two suburban trains of the Mumbai Suburban Railway followed by his address.

RBI keeps repo, reverse repo rates unchanged

The RBI Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in its bi-monthly policy announcement Thursday kept the repo rate unchanged at 4%. The reverse repo rate is also kept unchanged at 3.35%. The MPC decided to continue “accommodative stance as long as ne

India recognised digital currency at right time: Nischal Shetty

Welcoming the finance minister’s budget announcement of the introduction of Digital Rupee, Nischal Shetty, founder and CEO, WazirX, a bitcoin exchange platform that allows users to buy or sell the cryptocurrencies available in the market, ha

Maharashtra starts free hip and knee replacement surgeries in rural areas

The Maharashtra Public Health Departments’ Civil and Subdistrict hospital has conducted free hip and knee joint replacement surgeries in rural hospitals in the districts and sub-districts of Maharashtra. The surgeries have been conducted und

Lata Mangeshkar is no more: Nation in mourning as an era ends

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, reepient of the highest civilian honour – Bharat Ratna passed away at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai Sunday morning. Popularly known as ‘Melody Queen’ and ‘Nightingale of India’,

Visionary Talk: Sanjay Pandey, Mumbai Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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