Prez pilot sees mystery object

The pilot of the special IAF aircraft that flew President Pranab Mukherjee from Begumpet airport to Chennai on Friday informed the airport authorities that he had seen a mysterious flying object four-and-a-half nautical miles from Begumpet airport. The flight took off from Begumpet airport at 10.14 am.

A top police official in Hyderabad said the pilot had reported a flying object which was suspected to be a balloon.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is developing the habit of responding only to prodding of the presidential variety. The credit for securing the first response goes to American President Barack Obama.