Weekly Current Affairs

Golden Day, says Parrikar as India gets its first three women fighter pilots [Defence, Social Justice]

  • History was created at the Air Force Academy at Dundigal on the outskirts of Hyderabad , as the IAF formally commissioned its first three women fighter pilots.
  • “Total gender parity” in armed forces will be achieved in coming years.
  • Avani Chaturvedi, Bhavana Kant and Mohana Singh will go to Bidar in Karnataka for a yearlong stage-III training on Hawk advanced jet trainers, before they get to fly supersonic warplanes.