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3:16 AM , 03 Jan

4 Children Among 18 Killed in Sudan Military Plane Crash

Four children were among 18 people killed when a Sudanese military transport plane crashed after take off from West Darfur state, an army spokesperson said.

The plane crashed five minutes after take off from an airport in the state capital El Geneina, after delivering aid to the area, which had been hit by recent deadly tribal fighting.

"An Antonov 12 military plane crashed on Thursday night after take off from El Geneina killing its seven-member crew, three judges and eight civilians, including four children, who were onboard," the spokesperson Amer Mohammed Al-Hassan said.

(Source: AFP)

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10:13 PM , 02 Jan

Indrani Mukerjea Files Bail Application CBI Special Court in Mumbai

Indrani Mukerjea files bail application in CBI Special Court in Mumbai.

(Source: ANI)

7:51 PM , 02 Jan

Pak Shells Border Areas in Poonch, First Ceasefire Violation of 2020

The Pakistan Army shelled mortars along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a defence spokesman said on Thursday.

The Indian Army retaliated to the shelling that took place on Wednesday night.

"Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector in district Poonch around 2100 hours on Wednesday", the spokesman said.

The firing stopped at 2330 hours.

(Source: PTI)

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7:02 PM , 02 Jan

CDS Focuses on Preparing Roadmap for Creation of Air Defence Command

In one of his first decisions, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat has issued directions to prepare a roadmap by 30 June to create an air defence command to enhance security of India's skies.

Some of the areas identified for bringing in tri-services jointness and synergy include setting up of common "logistics support pools" in stations where two or more services have their presence, officials said.

"The CDS directed that a proposal to create Air Defence Command be prepared by June 30," said an official.

He also set out priorities for execution of various initiatives by 31 December to achieve synergy among the three forces.

(Source: PTI)


Published: 02 Jan 2020, 6:49 AM IST
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