Latest News, Breaking News, Global News- February 14, 2023
1: Nikki Haley Declares Presidential Run in 2024
On Tuesday, former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced she will be a candidate for president in 2024, challenging fellow Republican candidate Donald Trump with her platform of bringing in a “new generation” of leadership to Washington. Nikki Haley, 51, a former governor of South Carolina and the daughter of Indian immigrants, announced her candidature for president in a video statement.
2-Air India’s Multibillion-Dollar Agreement Includes 220 Boeing Planes and 250 Airbus Planes.
In the largest shopping event in commercial aviation history, Tata group’s Air India signed multi-billion dollar deals with France’s Airbus and America’s Boeing to purchase 470 passenger aircraft. In October of 2021, the Tata group purchased the airline from the government, and the company plans to purchase 250 aircraft from Airbus and 220 aircraft from Boeing.
3-Officials in Michigan have released photos of the alleged shooter and confirmed his death.
On Monday, a gunman opened fire on a college campus in the United States, killing three people and injuring five others before fleeing the scene, according to the police. Chris Rozman, interim deputy chief of campus police, said that the suspect began firing inside a building at Michigan State University (MSU) at around 8 p.m. (local time). Some time later, they released the first photos and details about the person they believed had opened fire inside two campus buildings.
4-The F-35 Fighter Put On A Spectacular Show Over The Second Day Of India’s Biggest Air Defense Expo.
On the second day of India’s largest air defence show, the country’s prominence as a manufacturing hub is highlighted.
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5-From 15,000 feet up, a fleet of Indian-made ‘Tapas’ drones captured breathtaking footage of Aero India.
Indian defence researchers DRDO have released new footage of their homegrown UAV TAPAS in action at Aero India 2023. In the ongoing Aero India 2023, the world was introduced to the first public showing of the Indian-made tapas UAV. Tapas UAV footage capturing breathtaking scenes at 15,000 feet was released by DRDO.
6-India’s aviation industry writes new chapters as Air India and Airbus ink a landmark agreement for 250 planes.
On Tuesday, Tata Group-owned Air India announced that it would purchase 250 aircraft from Airbus in a multi-billion dollar transaction. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the deal a “landmark deal” that reflects the strengthening ties between India and France. At an online event, Modi, French President Emmanuel Macron, Union ministers Jyotiraditya Scindia and Piyush Goyal, Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran, Tata Group patriarch Ratan Tata, Air India CEO Wilson Campbell, and Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury announced the first aircraft purchase deal for Air India in more than 17 years.
7-.Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first female astronaut later this year.
Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first female astronaut later this year, a move seen as a way to shed the Islamic Kingdom’s strict image of conservatism.
8-South Africa has declared a national disaster due to the flooding.
Widespread flooding has affected seven of South Africa’s nine provinces, prompting President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare a national state of disaster.
9-Iranian chess player Sara Khadem exiled for refusing to wear headscarf in tournament
Sara Khadem, a 25-year-old chess prodigy from Iran, has been forced to flee the country. And this is happening just as she’s decided to play in an international tournament without a headscarf in support of the Iranian protest movement. A warrant has reportedly been issued for her arrest, forcing her and her husband and son, who is only one year old, to take refuge in southern Spain.
10-Japan’s police have arrested 10 men after discovering that they filmed 10,000 women at hot springs.
The police in Japan have arrested 16 men for operating a sexting ring that filmed naked women in hot springs. The incident involved a number of prominent figures.