Daily Archives: April 8, 2019

“Shot down Pak’s F-16”- asserts IAF


The Indian Air Force on Monday reiterated that it shot down an F-16 jet of Pakistan Air Force during the February 27 aerial combat and showed radar images of the engagement to assert that it has “irrefutable evidence” of downing the enemy jet. The IAF held a media briefing at the Defence Ministry where several slides of graphic captures from ...

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Gold crosses Rs 33,000-mark, silver firms up


Gold prices surged by Rs 425 to Rs 33,215 per 10 gram in the national capital Monday due to increased buying by jewellers amid firm trend overseas, according to the All India Sarafa Association. Silver too rose by Rs 170 to Rs 38,670 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers. Traders said, positive trend overseas and ...

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BJP launches manifesto, focusses on nationalism


Calling the BJP’s manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls a “vision document”, head of the party’s manifesto committee Rajnath Singh on Monday said the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was fully committed on nationalism and zero tolerance towards terrorism. The BJP manifesto was released by Modi on Monday in the presence of the party’s top brass. “Our ...

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SBI seeks bids for cash-strapped Jet Airways

State Bank of India (SBI) Monday invited bids for stake sale in ailing Jet Airways. SBI, which is the lead lender of a consortium of domestic lenders that has extended loans to Jet Airways, is looking for “change in control and management” of the carrier, according to a public notice. SBI Capital Markets would be assisting and advising the lenders ...

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