Air Force will be more powerful: Three more Rafale fighter jets reach India from France

Air Force will be more powerful: Three more Rafale fighter jets reach India from France

New Delhi: In the seventh batch of Rafale fighter jets, three more aircraft flew from France and reached India after covering a distance of about eight thousand kilometers without stopping. These aircraft will be inducted into the second squadron of Rafale aircraft of the Indian Air Force. These planes from France were provided fuel by the UAE Air Force in the middle of the air route. 

The Indian Air Force tweeted, "Three non-stop Rafale aircraft arrived in India shortly before taking off from Isres Air Base in France. The Indian Air Force thanks the UAE Air Force for providing mid-air assistance." 

After the arrival of this consignment, there are now 24 Rafale aircraft in India. The new squadron of Rafale jets will be based at Hasimara Air Base in West Bengal. The 1st Rafale Squadron is based at Ambala Air Force Station. A squadron consists of 18 aircraft. 


113 people died in Maharashtra due to monsoon havoc, Uddhav Thackeray visited Chiplun

113 people died in Maharashtra due to monsoon havoc, Uddhav Thackeray visited Chiplun

National Desk: The death toll in parts of Maharashtra rose to 113 on Sunday with 100 people missing after one more person died in the last 24 hours due to floods, landslides and other rain-related incidents. The state government gave this information. The government said in a statement that 50 people were also injured in these incidents. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday visited the severe flood-hit Chiplun in Ratnagiri district of Konkan region. A group of locals stopped the Chief Minister's convoy and told him about the problems being caused by the ravages of rain in the area.

The Chief Minister interacted with the residents, traders and shopkeepers and promised all possible help from the state government to restore normalcy in the area. Thackeray said he would need "central assistance for long-term relief work". He said he would visit western Maharashtra on Monday and a comprehensive data on the extent of damage would be prepared.