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BrahMos-armed Sukhoi-30MKI fighter squadron inducted at Indian Airforce's Thanjavur base

The Indian Airforce today inducted the first Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft squadron at the Thanjavur airbase in Tamil Nadu. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria were present during the induction ceremony. DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy also attended the event. The SU-30MKI are being equipped with the air-launched version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles.

India death bowling was exceptional Aaron Finch
Sports

India’s death bowling was exceptional: Aaron Finch

Australia captain Aaron Finch lauded India’s death bowling, saying it’s one of the reasons why India won the ODI series. In the final ODI, Australia failed to utilize the third-wicket partnership of 127 between Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne. They ended up with 286/9 which India chased down convincingly with 7 wickets in hand. Australia lost 5 wickets in last 10 overs while the last 3 overs earned just 13 runs.

JP Nadda Elected Unopposed As BJP  President
Politics

JP Nadda elected unopposed as BJP President, takes over from Amit Shah

BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda has taken over as party president. He will succeed former President and Home Minister Amit Shah. Mr Nadda, the number three of sorts in the ruling party, has been elected unopposed since he is the only candidate. PM Modi and HM Amit Shah are expected to be at the BJP office for Mr Nadda's formal elevation. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and other leaders congratulated Nadda.

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BrahMos-armed Sukhoi-30MKI fighter squadron inducted at Indian Airforce's Thanjavur base

The Indian Airforce today inducted the first Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft squadron at the Thanjavur airbase in Tamil Nadu. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria were present during the induction ceremony. DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy also attended the event. The SU-30MKI are being equipped with the air-launched version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles.

Shah Rukh Khan replies to Jeff Bezos says missing your uninhibited laughter
Entertainment

Shah Rukh Khan says he's missing Jeff Bezos' ‘Uninhibited Laughter'

Shah Rukh Khan says he is missing Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos "uninhibited laughter and candid conversation". Bezos had tweeted a video of himself in a candid conversation with Shah Rukh and filmmaker Zoya Akhtar on January 17 and captioned it: "Lots of fun on stage with @iamsrk and Zoya Akhtar." To which Shah Rukh replied: "Missing your uninhibited laughter and candid conversation."

Not a single paisa has come Justice Nariman before recusing from Vijay Mallyas case
Business

“Not a single paisa has come": Justice Nariman before recusing from Vijay Mallya’s case

The Supreme Court on Monday told fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya that he hadn’t repaid the money the defunct airlines Kingfisher owed to the banks. Justice Nariman, who recused from Mallya's case said, “Not a single paisa has come," before a bench led by Chief Justice SA Bobde took up the businessman’s petition to stop proceedings to confiscate his assets. CJI Bobde will reconstitute the bench that will hear the case.

Supreme Court refuses to stay Electoral Bonds scheme sends notice to Centre seeking a reply
Miscellaneous

Supreme Court refuses to stay Electoral Bonds scheme; sends notice to Centre seeking a reply

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea seeking stay on the electoral bond scheme meant for funding political parties. The top court sent a notice to the Centre seeking its response. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant asked the Centre and the Election Commission to file their responses within two weeks to the interim application filed by NGO 'Association for Democratic Reforms'.