New Delhi Jan 20 PTI Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari on Thursday held a virtual conference with his counterparts of Indo-Pacific countries to discuss challenges pertaining to logistics and combat employment while operating from austere locations The Indian Air Force said on Twitter A virtual teleconference was held today between CAS Chief of the Air Staff and Air Chiefs of various Air Forces of the Indo Pacific region Air Force chiefs of various Indo-Pacific countries such as Singapore South Korea Vietnam New Zealand Maldives Japan and Malaysia took part in the teleconference PTI DSP CJ CJ
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 20 (ANI): Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says Beijing now speaks less of the 'nine-dash line' and more often of the 'Four Sha' and expressed doubts on China's changing claims in the strategic South-China Sea.
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Chief of Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on Thursday held a virtual meeting with the counterparts of various Air Forces of the Indo Pacific region and discussed the challenges of distributed logistics and agile combat employment while operating from austere locations.
Lucknow Jan 20 PTI Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu hardly broke any sweat but HS Prannoy had to toil hard as the two Indian shuttlers progressed to the womens and mens singles quarterfinals of the Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament here on Thursday Top seed Sindhu took just 33 minutes to get the better of American Lauren Lam 21-16 21-13 in her second-round match while fifth seed Prannoy staved off a stiff challenge from compatriot Priyanshu Rajawat before prevailing 21-11 16-21 21-18 at the BBD indoor stadium hereSindhu a former world champion will take on sixth-seeded Thai shuttler Supanida Katethong in the last-eight stage in a repeat of the India Open Super 500 semifinalsThe 26-year-old from Hyderabad will look to set the record straight against the left-handed Thai who had beaten the Indian last weekPrannoy a former top 10 player will clash with Frances Arnaud Merkle who ended Indias Kartikey Gulshan Kumars campaign with a 21-8 21-12 win in another second-round matchIn other results Aakarshi Kashyap and Malvika Bansod have set up an exciting quarterfinal clash against each other after notching up straight game wins over Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka and Prerana Neeluri respectivelyWhile Aakarshi beat Sai 21-9 21-6 Malvika defeated Prerana 21-10 21-8 in two lop-sided contestsIn another womens singles second round match Indias Samiya Imad Farooqui beat compatriot Kanika Kanwal 21-6 21-15 and will face Anupama Upadhyaya in another all-Indian clashAnupama beat Smit Toshniwal 21-12 21-19 in another matchIn the mens singles Mithun Manjunath fought for an hour and 20 minutes before prevailing 16-21 21-16 23-21 against Malaysias Soong Joo Ven but it was curtains for Chirag Sen Kaushal Dharmamer and Raghu MariswamyWhile Russias Sergey Sirant quelled Chirags challenge 18-21 22-20 21-12 Kushal lost 16-21 13-21 to Cheam June Wei of Malaysia and Raghu went down 9-21 9-21 to Lucas Claerbout of FranceManju will cross swords with Sergey nextFourth seeded mens doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila also reached the quarterfinals after getting a walkover from compatriots Ayush Makhija and Venkat Gaurav Prasad PTI SSC ATK AT
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka's spinners restricted Kenya to 87 for six before captain Chamari Athapaththu struck 57 off 29 balls to power Sri Lanka to a nine-wicket win on the third day of the ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022 at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur.
Muscat [Oman], January 20 (ANI): Ahead of the Indian hockey team starting their campaign at the Women's Asia Cup on Friday, captain and team's ace goalkeeper Savita expressed that the team's experience will be the key to their performance at the prestigious quadrennial continental tournament which is also a qualifying event for the FIH Women's World Cup 2022.
New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI/PNN): Vikas Ecotech Limited is pleased to announce its plans to invest in the environment-friendly BioPlastics (PHA) technology and in the advance stage of finalising a Technology Tie-Up/Joint Venture with Aurapha Private Ltd. (the 'AuraPHA') to produce Biodegradable Plastics.