DELHI: To facilitate patrolling in the Himalayas along the 3,488 km India-China border, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police gave snow scooters to its jawans. Officials said that this was the first of its kind of procurement by ITBP and was aimed at reducing travel time and increasing efficiency.
India plans to reach to Venus for the first time and revisit Mars, very soon. The news comes ahead of Indian Space Research Organisation attempting its mega launch this week when it will place 104 satellites in space in a single launch by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.
There was a scare at IGI Airport after one of the engines of a GoAir A-320 developed a major snag and failed soon after the takeoff.