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22 April 2019 Current Events India to keep an eye on its ocean via planes
As per recent reports, Airport Authority of India (AAI) has tied up with a US based company, Aireon, to provide India with space-based traffic surveillance system. The authorities informed that by January of the next year, they are planning to keep track of the exact positioning of all aircrafts, which will be flying above the vast stretches of the Indian ocean. They will record the data every 30 seconds. On land, the planes will be equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) systems, such that their positioning could be beamed in every few seconds.

Indian Navy Ships Head to China

An Indian delegation will set sail in two ships - INS Kolkata and INS Shakti – in the week beginning April 22, 2019, to take part in military exercises at Qingdao, China. Qingdao is a major port and naval base on the Yellow Sea Coast. The ships showcase India's indigenous shipbuilding capabilities and will be participating in the International Fleet Review in China. During this period, the ships will be open for visits by the local residents, as well as the People's Liberation Army Navy personnel. Additionally, there will be courtesy interactions between the Navy personnel, friendly sporting events, and professional exchanges. The move is being seen as a goodwill gesture to promote military cooperation between the two countries.


India to keep an eye on its ocean via planes
As per recent reports, Airport Authority of India (AAI) has tied up with a US based company, Aireon, to provide India with space-based traffic surveillance system. The authorities informed that by January of the next year, they are planning to keep track of the exact positioning of all aircrafts, which will be flying above the vast stretches of the Indian ocean. They will record the data every 30 seconds. On land, the planes will be equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) systems, such that their positioning could be beamed in every few seconds.
Indian Navy Ships Head to China

An Indian delegation will set sail in two ships - INS Kolkata and INS Shakti – in the week beginning April 22, 2019, to take part in military exercises at Qingdao, China. Qingdao is a major port and naval base on the Yellow Sea Coast. The ships showcase India's indigenous shipbuilding capabilities and will be participating in the International Fleet Review in China. During this period, the ships will be open for visits by the local residents, as well as the People's Liberation Army Navy personnel. Additionally, there will be courtesy interactions between the Navy personnel, friendly sporting events, and professional exchanges. The move is being seen as a goodwill gesture to promote military cooperation between the two countries.

Two dozen employees bid farewell to Jet Airways
As per the recent updates, around two dozen employees bade farewell to the Jet Airways. On Wednesday evening, the authorities officially informed the staff members that, on temporary basis, the airline is suspending their flight operations in the adequate funding. The reports state that the last flight of the airline flew during the late hours of the day. Amritsar-Mumbai flight S2 3502 was the last one which landed at 12:22 am, 40 minutes before the scheduled time. 



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