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CDS Gen Bipin Rawat to fly in a French Rafale fighter
In the ongoing Indo-French wargames Desert Knight-21, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat will undertake a sortie in the French Rafale fighters on Thursday. "The CDS would be briefed about the wargames and how the joint exercise would be enhancing interoperability between the air forces of the two countries," Indian Air Force officials told ANI.
Covid-19: India records 15,223 new cases
India's COVID-19 caseload crossed 1.06 crore with a total of 15,223 infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries have surged to 1,02,65,70, according to the Union health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The total cases have increased to 1,06,10,883. The death toll mounted to 1,52,869 with 151 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
PM Modi wishes people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes to the people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his wishes to people of Meghalaya and said, "On their Statehood Day, greetings to my sisters and brothers of Meghalaya. Wishing everyone a Happy Meghalaya Day!"
Singapore, India sign pact on cooperation between two navies
India and Singapore on Wednesday signed an agreement on submarine rescue support and cooperation between the two navies during the 5th Defence Ministers dialogue held virtually between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Singapore counterpart Dr Ng Eng Hen. According to an official statement, defence and security engagements between India and Singapore have broadened significantly in scale and scope across all three services of the Armed Forces as well as in the areas of defence technology and industry.
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