Articles about Air Force
03 Aug 2021
WB: Seven dead, 2.5 lakh affected in six flood-hit districts
At least seven people have died and nearly 2.5 lakh have been displaced from their homes in six flood-hit districts of West Bengal, a senior state government official said on Monday.
27 Jan 2021
Axiom Space reveals space tourists visiting ISS for $165 million
You can buy your way into space! For $55 million each, former Israeli Air Force pilot Eytan Stibbe, Canadian investor Mark Pathy, and American real estate investor Larry Connor will fly to the International Space Station sometime next year.
01 Jan 2021
#ComicBytes: Marvel characters who have served in the military
Every Marvel character has an origin story that makes them either good or evil.
18 Dec 2020
Pagani's 829hp Huayra Tricolore is a Rs. 50 crore hypercar
To mark the 60th anniversary of the Italian Air Force's aerobatic demonstration team, Pagani has unveiled a special Huayra Tricolore model. It is an ultra-exclusive vehicle considering only three units will be produced.
09 Dec 2020
'AK vs AK': Indian Air Force demands withdrawal of scenes
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday asked the makers of the upcoming Netflix movie AK vs AK to withdraw some scenes from it.
16 Nov 2020
Netflix renews Steve Carell-starrer comedy 'Space Force' for second season
You see him on screen with his poker face on, you wait for him to give you the chance to laugh.
29 Oct 2020
Ghus ke mara: Pakistan Minister calls Pulwama attack 'great achievement'
A Minister in Pakistan's Imran Khan-led government seemingly admitted to the country's role in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack.
28 Oct 2020
#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man
The main accused in the murder of 21-year-old Nikita Tomar in Haryana, Tauseef, has confessed to the crime and told police that her imminent wedding with someone else drove him to kill her.
24 Oct 2020
Imported items, including liquor, to be banned in Army canteens
The government is set to ban imported items, including liquor, in the defense canteens as it has ordered its 4,000 military shops to stop purchasing all "direct imported" goods, reported Reuters.
16 Oct 2020
Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim
Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.
14 Oct 2020
#ComicBytes: Key differences between Wonder Woman comics and movies
When she was first introduced in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), the film didn't shed a lot of light on Wonder Woman's character.
08 Oct 2020
On IAF Day, Rafale exhibits prowess; Chief addresses Indo-China tensions
On the 88th Indian Air Force Day today, the leading jets showcased their strength at a ceremony in Hindon station, that was attended by IAF Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, CDS General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh.
01 Oct 2020
#ComicBytes: Interesting history of Spider-man bashing newspaper, The Daily Bugle
Every ardent fan of Marvel comics waits for the post credits to roll in during MCU movies for a surprise scene.
30 Sep 2020
BrahMos missile successfully test-fired at nearly 3X speed of sound
India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur.
30 Sep 2020
Military jet triggered loud noise that shook Paris, nearby areas
On Wednesday, a loud noise sent residents of Paris and nearby suburbs into a state of panic, but the French Police soon allayed fears by announcing that the sound was caused by a military jet and not an explosion.
23 Sep 2020
Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border
A viral video showing crying soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given quite the opportunity to Taiwanese media to mock China.
10 Sep 2020
"Jet, set, go": IAF inducts Rafale jets in Rajnath's presence
Five Rafale jets were inducted into the Indian Air Force's fleet on Thursday at the Ambala Air Base in the presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly, weeks after they arrived in India from the European nation.
29 Aug 2020
Delhi HC rejects plea seeking stay on 'Gunjan Saxena'
On Friday, the Delhi High Court rejected a plea seeking a stay on Netflix's Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, saying that IAF can take action against the movie if it was "aggrieved."
15 Aug 2020
Independence Day 2020: PM Modi hoists tricolor at Red Fort
On Saturday, India's 74th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the National Flag at Red Fort, for the seventh straight time. He first unfurled the tricolor at the Mughal-era monument in 2014.
10 Aug 2020
Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical
At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.
01 Aug 2020
'Gunjan Saxena': Inspiring trailer, Janhvi Kapoor not so much
The trailer of Janhvi Kapoor-starrer biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is out, and it does not look half bad.
27 Jul 2020
First five Rafale jets enroute India: All details here
Years after India inked a deal with France for 36 Rafale jets, the first lot of five jets took off from Merignac airbase in Bordeaux today, ushering in a new phase in bilateral ties of both countries.
16 Jul 2020
Vikas Dubey's "encountered" aide was a minor, claims family
The family of Prabhat Mishra, who was killed in an alleged encounter by police before noted gangster Vikas Dubey was arrested (and subsequently killed), has claimed he was a minor and had cleared Class 12 exams, merely ten days before his death.
12 Jul 2020
Kangana Ranaut prepares for 'Dhaakad' with a virtual reading session
You can't keep Kangana Ranaut away from the movies for too long.
09 Jun 2020
Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix
After Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Janhvi Kapoor-starrerGunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has become the latest Bollywood movie to release directly on an OTT platform, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
12 May 2020
Chinese choppers spotted near LAC, IAF sends fighter jets
Last week, a couple of Chinese choppers were found flying dangerously close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, prompting the Indian Air Force (IAF) to send its fighter jets.
05 Mar 2020
Kangana to lose 20 kilos in two months. Here's why
When she takes up a role, Kangana Ranaut leaves no stone unturned to get into the skin of the character.
19 Feb 2020
Inside Air Force One, US President Donald Trump's official aircraft
United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25.
17 Feb 2020
'Angrezi Medium' and 'Gunjan Saxena' get new release dates
Filmmaker Karan Johar and producer Dinesh Vijan have mutually decided to shift the release dates of their films, Angrezi Medium, Gunjan Saxena, and Roohi Afzana, to avoid a potential box-office clash.
17 Feb 2020
'Tejas': Kangana Ranaut's first look as IAF pilot out
Kangana Ranaut's first look from her forthcoming film Tejas is out.
26 Jan 2020
Republic Day 2020: PM Modi pays tribute at War Memorial
As the celebrations for India's 71st Republic Day kick-off, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the fallen Indian soldiers at the National War Memorial.
03 Jan 2020
What are the responsibilities of India's Chief of Defence Staff?
On Monday, General Bipin Rawat stepped into the role of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
01 Jan 2020
New Army Chief says India-China border needs more attention
A day after taking over as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane said that India needs to pay more attention to the China front and enhance capabilities along the Northern border.
30 Dec 2019
Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defense Staff: Reports
General Bipin Rawat, who will retire as Army Chief on December 31 (tomorrow), was on Monday announced as the first Chief of Defense Staff, according to India Today.
27 Dec 2019
IAF's MiG-27 decommissioned: Revisiting the legacy of the fighter jet
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday bid adieu to the MiG-27 fighter aircraft as the jet's squadron took its last sortie in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
24 Dec 2019
India to get first Chief of Defense Staff: Details here
In what qualifies as a historic move, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday approved the position of Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement in his Independence Day speech.
13 Dec 2019
Sanjay Leela Bhansali to produce film on Balakot airstrike
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, in collaboration with T-Series' Bhushan Kumar, will be producing a film based on the Balakot airstrike, that was carried out by the Indian Air Force (IAF) earlier this year.
14 Nov 2019
No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict
In what qualifies as a win for BJP-led Centre, the Supreme Court refused to change its December 2018 order, in which it had dismissed pleas seeking an investigation into how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France's Dassault Aviation.
21 Oct 2019
IAF pilot marries lover; in-laws thrash his father, force-feed excreta
In a horrid crime, the father of an Indian Air Force pilot was thrashed, fed human excreta and was urinated on by the relatives of his daughter-in-law in Khursipar, Chhattisgarh.
14 Oct 2019
Janhvi cooks biryani for Ishaan, Shahid and Mira: Details here
It was certainly a special Sunday afternoon for new kids on the block, Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter, as they joined Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira Rajput for a Sunday brunch.