High court notice to Centre, Haryana on plea to quash Works of Defence Act

Courtesy : TNN – Ajay Sura The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday issued notice to the ministry of defence (MOD) and the Haryana government on a plea to quash the Works of Defence Act 1903 that restricts construction around defence establishments. Bench headed by Justice Rajesh Bindal of the HC has issued the … Continue reading

Gurgaon: Air Force drone crashes close to ammunition depot

Courtesy : TNN A drone of Indian Air Force (IAF) today crashed on a piece of vacant land, barely 1000 metres away from the Force’s ammunition depot in Sector 14 here, police said. The drone crashed following an exercise carried out by IAF ammunition depot officials at around 7.30am, said SHO Sudeep Singh. Local residents … Continue reading

Squatters, location trigger safety worry on IAF ammunition depot

Courtesy:TNN Residents living in colonies surrounding the Indian Air Force ammunition depot in Gurgaon are worried a fire, like the one in the Army depot in Pulgaon, Maharashtra on Monday night, could wreak far more havoc here, as it is located in the middle of the city, and its restricted zone has been heavily encroached. … Continue reading