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News18 Evening Digest: With Light Combat Chopper 'Prachand', India's Firepower at China, Pak Borders Gets Big Boost and Other Stories

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Last Updated: October 03, 2022, 18:30 IST

New Delhi, India

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after a sortie in the newly inducted indigenously built Light Combat Helicopter, named Prachand, in Jodhpur on October 3, 2022. (PTI)

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after a sortie in the newly inducted indigenously built Light Combat Helicopter, named Prachand, in Jodhpur on October 3, 2022. (PTI)

Here are the top stories today: Ankita Bhandari Murder Case: 'Evidence Collected by SIT So Far Matches Post-mortem Report', Says DIG; Gold Prices Spike Amid Festive Season: Check Gold Rates Today in Delhi, Mumbai And Other Cities and other stories

With Light Combat Chopper ‘Prachand’, India’s Firepower at China, Pak Borders Gets Big Boost

Adding a significant punch to its combat capability, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday inducted its first batch of indigenously-made Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), named Prachand. READ MORE

Alarmed Over Bomb Threat, Iranian Plane Enroute China Seeks Landing in Delhi. India Gives 2 Options | Details

Abomb threat was reported over the Indian airspace onboard an Iranian passenger jet that was enroute China. According to sources, an alert was initially sounded and IAF Su-30 MKI fighter jets from Punjab and Jodhpur were scrambled to intercept the plane. READ MORE

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first published:October 03, 2022, 18:30 IST
last updated:October 03, 2022, 18:30 IST