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English Release 18-October 2014
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  • Approval for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-1
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  • Deregulation of Diesel Prices
  • Revision of Domestic Gas Prices
  • Policy framework for relaxations, extensions and clarifications at the development and production stage under psc regime for early monetization of hydrocarbon discoveries
  • Modified direct benefit transfer scheme to be relaunched in the country
  • Financial support to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited on account of liability arising from levy of Minimum Alternate Tax
  • Four laning/two laning of Chandikhole-Dubari-Talcher section of National Highway – 200 and National Highway - 23 in Odisha
  • Ex post facto approval regarding Special Banking Arrangement for payment of outstanding subsidy to fertilizer companies during 2013-14
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Radha Mohan Singh assures assistance to rehabilitate farming activities in Hud Hud affected Andhra
  • Min of Chemicals and Fertilizers
  • Ex post facto approval regarding Special Banking Arrangement for payment of outstanding subsidy to fertilizer companies during 2013-14
  • Min of Defence
  • Coas Closing Remarks on Culmination of Army Commander’s Conference on 18 Oct 14
  • Min of Environment and Forests
  • Environment protection and Development need to be synergized
  • Min of External Affairs
  • India's participation in the development of Chahbahar port in Iran
  • Min of Information & Broadcasting
  • Selection of Feature & Non-Feature Films in Indian Panorama for 45th International Film Festival of India, IFFI 2014
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Deregulation of Diesel Prices
  • Revision of Domestic Gas Prices
  • Policy framework for relaxations, extensions and clarifications at the development and production stage under psc regime for early monetization of hydrocarbon discoveries
  • Modified direct benefit transfer scheme to be relaunched in the country
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Productivity Linked Bonus for Railway Employees
  • Min of Road Transport & Highways
  • Financial support to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited on account of liability arising from levy of Minimum Alternate Tax
  • Four laning/two laning of Chandikhole-Dubari-Talcher section of National Highway – 200 and National Highway - 23 in Odisha
  • Min of Science & Technology
  • Dr Jitendra Singh Launch’s ‘Jammu Kashmir Arogya Gram Yojana’ Under CSIR
  • Min of Urban Development
  • Approval for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-1

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Ministry of Defence06-July, 2008 16:7 IST
IAF’s first ever Participation in Exercise ‘Red Flag’

CONTINGENT READY TO DEPART ON 07 JUL 08
The Indian Air Force would be participating in a multinational Air Exercise, ‘Ex - Red Flag 08’ at the invitation of United States Air Force (USAF), scheduled to be held at Nellis Air Force Base in the US from 09-23 Aug 08.

The IAF would be participating in the exercise with eight SU-30 MK-I aircraft, two IL-78 air to air refuellers and one IL-76 transport aircraft. The contingent would comprise 156 personnel below officers rank and 91 officers (inclusive of 10 members of ‘Garud’ IAF Special Force team). The contingent is being led by Gp Capt D Chaudhury and Exercise Coordinator would be Gp Capt Ajay Rathore.

Exercise Red Flag is a multinational air exercise that is held thrice a year at Nellis Air Force base, USA. The IAF would be participating in the Exercise alongside South Korean Air Force with F-15K and the French Air Force with their latest Rafale aircraft, apart from the USAF. Red Flag was originally conceived in 1975 by USAF with an advanced aerial combat training format - the purpose being to ensure that pilots are trained well enough to survive in air combat and win air battles. The exercise holds tremendous learning opportunity for all the participating Air Forces.

Prior to the main Exercise Red Flag 08 at Nellis, the IAF’s contingent would be working up at Mountain Home Air Base in Idaho, US from 17 Jul 08 till 07 Aug 08. At Mountain Home, the IAF contingent would be flying with the F-16s & F-15s of USAF. The purpose of the work up phase is to streamline the procedures and have a clear understanding of the new flying environment.

The IAF contingent with its aircraft are scheduled to depart from Pune on 07 Jul 08 and transit via Doha (Qatar), Chorlu (Turkey), Mont de Marsan (France) and Lages (Portugal) before reaching land main USA and Mountain Home airbase on 17 Jul 08.

MU/MKR
(Release ID :40103)

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