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Tejas LCA clears ‘arrested landing’ test, next stop aircraft carrier

September 14, 2019 9:52 am

Although it is an important step, there is still a long process before the aircraft can be tested for landing on an aircraft carrier, officials said.

WATCH: Tejas clears critical test after its first ever 'arrested landing' for naval deployment

September 13, 2019 9:24 pm

The critical test, which was conducted in Goa today, has put India among a select group of nations having the capability to design a jet which can land on an aircraft carrier.

Tejas trains to offer free travel insurance, luggage pick and drop

September 13, 2019 12:25 am

The train will be launched in October and is a part of a deal to run two such services — the other one being between Ahmedabad and Mumbai— as a kind of pilot project by Railways to develop a model for private operators to run passenger trains in the future.

Open to helping India on Tejas aircraft: Lockheed

November 30, 2018 6:10 pm

Lockheed, which has proposed to shift its entire F-16 manufacturing base to India, subject to it getting a major order from the Indian armed forces, argued that currently there are production opportunities for more than 400 such fighter jets globally.

Tejas aircraft's first ever mid-air refuelling places India in elite club

September 11, 2018 8:17 am

The feat was achieved days after the Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully did a dry run of mid-air refuelling using the Russian-built IL-78 MKI tanker.

Rs 50,000 crore: Indian Air Force orders 83 Tejas aircraft from HAL

December 21, 2017 10:44 am

The 83 Tejas aircraft will be of Mark-1 configuration, an improved version of the single-engine fighter being inducted into the Indian Air Force.

‘Tejas not enough, need foreign single-engine jets’

November 16, 2017 3:15 am

The IAF is in the process of issuing an RFI for 114 single-engine fighter aircraft, out of which 18 aircraft will come in a fly-away condition.

Food on Tejas not reason for passengers taking ill: Railways

October 17, 2017 5:41 am

On Sunday, the train from Karmali in Goa on way to Mumbai had to be stopped in Chiplun to admit 25 passengers to a hospital due to suspected food poisoning after they vomited in the coaches.

Tejas, ‘future of train travel’, running sans safety clearance

July 27, 2017 9:07 am

Launched by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in May, Tejas runs between Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Karmali in Goa. Tejas has the highest ticket fare per kilometre for trains in the country, with an executive chair-car seat costing around Rs 2,940 with food for the 552-km trip.

NID Ahmedabad develops new colour scheme for recently-announced Tejas train

April 12, 2016 12:25 pm

NID Bengaluru faculty members had also earlier worked on the colour palette, however, the project shifted to the RDC-Ahmedabad as more design options were sought, said officials.


Rajnath Singh - first defence minister to fly in Tejas fighter jet

September 19, 2019 4:02 pm

"The minister will be briefed by IAF officers before taking a sortie on Thursday,” a Defence Ministry official had said.


India's Own Tejas Fighter At Bahrain Air Show

January 22, 2016 4:45 pm

This was the first appearance of Tejas at a foreign air show, and is bound to be compared with Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder fighter produced with Chinese help.