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Vande Bharat Mission: Air India Group has transported over 4 million Indians
Vande Bharat Mission: Air India Group has transported over 4 million Indians

The Vande Bharat Mission repatriation exercise was launched in May last year following Covid-19 travel restrictions

A look at infiltration attempts along India's borders during 2021
A look at infiltration attempts along India's borders during 2021

Thousands of people from Myanmar crossed over into India after the military coup in February 2021

A look at Vikrant, India's Indigenous Aircraft Carrier
A look at Vikrant, India's Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

Vikrant has begun extensive sea trials and will be delivered to the Indian Navy in 2022

Defence Industrial Corridors being set up to boost production, technology development
Defence Industrial Corridors being set up to boost production, technology development

Two such corridors are being developed, one each in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Over 10,000 items on defence production indigenisation list
Over 10,000 items on defence production indigenisation list

The Ministry of Defence had notified indigenisation lists for 101 items in August 2020 and 108 items in May 2021

Indian Coast Guard to get two more Pollution Control Vessels
Indian Coast Guard to get two more Pollution Control Vessels

To be indigenously built, they will be used for containing, recovering and dispersing of marine oil spills

Covid-19 aid: Oxygen plants, concentrators among medical supplies received from 40 countries
Covid-19 aid: Oxygen plants, concentrators among medical supplies received from 40 countries

India has been receiving COVID-19 relief medical supplies and equipment from different countries and organisations since April 27

Four successful decades of India's scientific endeavour in Antarctica
Four successful decades of India's scientific endeavour in Antarctica

India has completed the 40th Scientific Expedition to Antartica, 40-ISEA, which left Goa in January

DRDO takes up 79 defence equipment projects in 3 years
DRDO takes up 79 defence equipment projects in 3 years

The projects also include upgrades to critical equipment in aircraft, naval vessels and tanks

Connectivity an important element of India's Act East policy
Connectivity an important element of India's Act East policy

The Act East Policy announced in 2014 is the upgrade of the Look East Policy which was promulgated in 1992

India's ambitious Deep See Mission focuses on exploration, conservation
India's ambitious Deep See Mission focuses on exploration, conservation

The mission aims to develop technologies to explore the deep sea as well as to conserve its biodiversity

India to boost COVID-19 vaccine production under landmark Quad partnership
India to boost COVID-19 vaccine production under landmark Quad partnership

The partnership was finalized during the Quad leaders summit held in March 12

India to spend Rs 919.95 cr for infra development in border areas in 2021
India to spend Rs 919.95 cr for infra development in border areas in 2021

Under the Border Infrastructure and Management Scheme, the Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to spend Rs 919.95 crore in 2021

India has reached out to 17 countries under its vaccine diplomacy
India has reached out to 17 countries under its vaccine diplomacy

India has supplied 56 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines under grant and over 1 crore doses on a commercial basis to these countries

J&K: Ceasefire violations by Pakistan see steep spike in 2020
J&K: Ceasefire violations by Pakistan see steep spike in 2020

Pakistan has carried out 5133 ceasefire violations in 2020, the highest ever incidents of unprovoked firing from across the border in recent years

Indian Media

What does Joe Biden as US President mean for India?
What does Joe Biden as US President mean for India?

India can expect Biden to take forward the legacy of former presidents Bill Clinton, George W Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump

Why Pakistan cast its evil eye on the 'paradise on earth', Kashmir
Why Pakistan cast its evil eye on the 'paradise on earth', Kashmir

In the name of ‘Holy War’, Pakistan-based tribesmen unleashed unheard of and unseen violence in the Valley

Big No to Pakistani occupation: Gilgit-Baltistan activist calls for ‘Resistance Day’ on Oct 22
Big No to Pakistani occupation: Gilgit-Baltistan activist calls for ‘Resistance Day’ on Oct 22

The activist said the resistance would continue till the Pakistani Army pulled out of the region

Foreign Media

Saudi Arabia to release new currency note with map showing Jammu and Kashmir as part of India
Saudi Arabia to release new currency note with map showing Jammu and Kashmir as part of India

Saudi Arabia had released a 20 Riyal banknote which showed the entire Jammu and Kashmir as an altogether separate state

PM Modi will hold virtual summit with Sheikh Hasina in December, says Indian envoy
PM Modi will hold virtual summit with Sheikh Hasina in December, says Indian envoy

The summit was finalized during the recent India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission meet

Pakistan’s role in drugs smuggling poses serious danger to the region
Pakistan’s role in drugs smuggling poses serious danger to the region

Pakistan, accused of sponsoring terrorism, has also come under the scanner over narcotics smuggling