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Highlights to expect at Republic Day parade today

New Delhi: The President will give posthumous Ashok Chakra to  Andhra Pradesh police inspector Prasad Babu's family at the Republic Day parade today. Prasad Babu died fighting Maoists on April 16 last year on the
India TV News Desk January 26, 2014 14:51 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: The President will give posthumous Ashok Chakra to  Andhra Pradesh police inspector Prasad Babu's family at the Republic Day parade today.

Prasad Babu died fighting Maoists on April 16 last year on the AP-Chhattisgarh border.

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Other highlights to expect:

--Swiss turbo trainer Pilatus PC-7 aircraft will take part

--DRDO's Tejas aircraft will be displayed for first time after clearance for home production

--Astra beyond vision range air-to-missile, range 100 km, to be displayed with SU30 and LCA Tejas of IAF.

--Helina anti-tank missile will also be displayed

--Navy's nuclear submarine INS Arihant will be displayed. It will be ready for sea trial within a month.