Govt approves purchase of 83 Tejas Mk1A fighter jets for Rs 48,000 crore

Govt approves purchase of 83 Tejas Mk1A fighter jets for Rs 48,000 crore

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the highest decision-making body for security issues headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the purchase of 83 Tejas Mark 1A fighter jets at a cost of Rs 48,000 crore, including infrastructure. The CCS approved the largest indigenous defence procurement deal worth about Rs 48,000 […]

4,33,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine start reaching districts

4,33,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine start reaching districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The distribution of COVID-19 vaccine to various centres in the state has started, Health Minister K. K. Shailaja said.The first consignment of Covishield vaccine from Pune-based Serum Institute of India arrived at Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram international airports on Wednesday.Special refrigerated vans were arranged to transport the vaccine safely to the respective centres. Transfer of […]

KM Shaji suffers heart attack; tests COVID-19 positive

KM Shaji suffers heart attack; tests COVID-19 positive

Kannur: Azhikode MLA and Muslim League state secretary KM Shaji suffered a heart attack on Friday. According to reports, he was rushed to a private hospital in Kozhikode where he underwent an emergency angioplasty. Meanwhile, KM Shaji turned positive for COVID-19 in the test held before the angioplasty. The MLA was taken to the hospital […]

Indonesian plane with 62 people on board suspected to have crashed into sea

Indonesian plane with 62 people on board suspected to have crashed into sea

Jakarta: An Indonesian budget airline plane with 62 people on board is suspected to have crashed into the sea shortly after the Boeing 737 took off from Jakarta airport on Saturday, authorities said. Flight tracking data showed the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 plunged into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international […]

US House Democrats to introduce Impeachment legislation against Trump on Monday

US House Democrats to introduce Impeachment legislation against Trump on Monday

Washington: Democrats in the US House of Representatives will introduce legislation on Monday urging the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Representative Ted Lieu said on Saturday. In a tweet, Lieu, who was an active participant in the December 2019 House impeachment of Trump that ultimately failed in the Senate, said there were now 180 co-sponsors […]