Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Viraat has retired!

I am sure most you clicked on this link thinking Virat Kohli has retired! No, he’s still playing. Now that you’re here read on –

World’s oldest Aircraft Carrier INS Viraat has retired.  

INS Viraat, which holds a Guinness world record for being the oldest surviving aircraft carrier in the world, retired from service today. INS Viraat was first commissioned in the Indian Navy on May 12, 1987, after the Indian government bought it for ₹433 crore. Before 1987, the aircraft carrier had served the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy for 27 years.

We bid you farewell.