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11 Nov 2017Tejas Fighter Jet
#DefenseDiaries: IAF believes Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has told the government that the indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas isn't enough to protect Indian skies.
09 Nov 2017India
#DefenseDiaries: Shamsher, IAF's lethal deep penetrating strike fighter
The Indian Air Force (IAF) possesses several multirole-combat aircraft.
04 Nov 2017India
#DefenseDiaries: C-130J Super Hercules, IAF's versatile workhorse
Recently, the Indian Air Force landed its Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transport plane on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
02 Nov 2017India
Mudhols first Indian dogs to be inducted into the army
Our desi Mudhol hounds are all set to become the first Indian canine breed to be inducted into the army.
02 Nov 2017India
Indian contingent to attend major multilateral military drill in Israel
In a first, an Indian contingent is all set to take part in a military exercise in Israel.
31 Oct 2017India
Make in India: How has the defense sector fared?
"Make in India," the Modi government's flagship initiative to boost domestic manufacturing was touted to usher in a new era for domestic defense production.
25 Oct 2017India
Should India focus more on enhancing its air power?
Yesterday, at least 16 Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft landed on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway in a rare exercise demonstrating its versatility and might.
24 Oct 2017Lucknow
16 IAF planes land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway in rare exercise
In a rare drill, at least 16 IAF aircraft are landing on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway today.
22 Oct 2017India
Trump Administration considering India's request for armed drones: US official
After securing a deal with the US for procuring unarmed Guardian drones, India may also purchase high-tech armed drones from the US.
17 Oct 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Newly revealed emails establish Vadra-Sanjay Bhandari link
Robert Vadra has consistently denied links with arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari. Such reports surfaced when it emerged that Bhandari had refurbished Vadra's flat at Bryanton Square, London, in 2016.
14 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
Mughalsarai station renamed after BJP icon Deen Dayal Upadhyay
UP's Mughalsarai railway station, a major junction, has been renamed Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) railway station.
11 Oct 2017Jammu And Kashmir
2 IAF commandoes martyred, 2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter
Two Garud commandoes of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have been killed in an encounter with terrorists in the Hajin area of Bandipora in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
09 Oct 2017Plane Crash
Why were IAF crash martyrs brought back in cardboard boxes?
Three days ago, an IAF chopper crashed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang, killing all seven military personnel on board.
08 Oct 2017India
India prepared for war at short notice: Air Force chief
On Air Force Day, Air Chief Marshall BS Dhanoa said India is prepared to fight a war at short notice and can face any security challenge.
08 Oct 2017India
Three more women set to become Indian Air Force pilots
More than a year after India commissioned its first three women pilots in the IAF, three more have started on the same journey.
07 Oct 2017India
India looks to buy 114 single-engine fighter jets
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has started looking to buy 114 new single-engine fighter jets to increase its firepower even as it struggles with a depleting fleet.
06 Oct 2017India
Pakistan warns India against surgical strikes, attacks on nuclear installations
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has warned India against conducting any surgical strikes in its territory or targeting its nuclear installations.
06 Oct 2017Arunachal Pradesh
Five killed as IAF chopper crashes during training in Arunachal
At least five are feared killed in an Air Force Mi-17 V5 chopper crash in Arunachal Pradesh during a training sortie. Two survived.
06 Oct 2017India
AgustaWestland scam: Interpol arrests Italian middleman on ED's request
The Interpol has detained Carlos Gerosa, a middleman in the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in Italy; he was apprehended on his way from Switzerland to Italy.
05 Oct 2017Birender Singh Dhanoa
IAF chief: Air Force can target Pak nuclear sites
Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief BS Dhanoa sent a major warning to Pakistan, saying his warplanes are capable of attacking nuclear sites across the border.
03 Oct 2017India
Indian Air Force hit by shortage of AWACS surveillance planes
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is witnessing a serious cataract in its "eyes in the sky" arising from a severe shortage of airborne warning and control systems (AWACS).
02 Oct 2017India
India to have first Rafale base in Ambala by 2019
India is all set to have its first Rafale base in Ambala, Haryana.
28 Sep 2017Telangana
IAF trainee aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilot ejects safely
An Indian Air Force (IAF) HAL Kiran trainee aircraft has crashed in Telangana's Keesara village.
26 Sep 2017India
Sitharaman to Mattis: India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out any possibility for the deployment of Indian troops to Afghanistan.
26 Sep 2017India
Jim Mattis in India: What is expected to get done?
US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis has arrived in India for a two-day visit. He was welcomed by India's defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.
21 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Mattis to meet Sitharaman to boost Indo-US defense ties
US Defense Secretary James Mattis will be visiting New Delhi on September 25 where he'll attempt to forge "a strong political connect" to boost the Indo-US defense cooperation.
18 Sep 2017India
Farewell to IAF Marshal Arjan Singh with state funeral
The funeral of Arjan Singh, the only officer to hold the title of Marshal of the Indian Air Force, is being held in Delhi this morning.
17 Sep 2017India
Arjan Singh, only ever Marshal of Indian Air Force dies
Arjan Singh, the only officer to hold the title of "Marshal of Indian Air Force" has passed away at 98. The cause of death was cardiac arrest.
12 Sep 2017India
India's draft drone policy to be out soon!
India's new drone policy may soon empower the Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) and National Security Guard (NSG) to shoot down "rogue" low-flying objects.
08 Sep 2017India
Army finalizes plan to induct women in military police
In a major step towards gender parity, the Indian Army has finalized a plan to induct women in the military police.
27 Aug 2017India
Reports: IAF pitches for 36 additional Rafale warplanes
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is pitching to purchase an additional 36 French-made Dassault Rafale fighter jets as a "follow-on" to the first 36 warplanes.
21 Aug 2017India
27 out of 73 "strategic" China border roads are incomplete
In a grim reality check for India, only 27 out of 73 "strategic" roads meant to be constructed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China have been completed.
09 Aug 2017Tibet
Report: Indian Air Force warplanes have major advantage over China's
Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets will have significant advantages if they are required to operate against Chinese aircraft over Tibet in the event of hostilities.
09 Aug 2017Indian Army
What's behind the alarmingly-high suicide, fratricide cases in the army?
The Indian Army loses over a 100 personnel every year to suicides and fratricides. 2017 has already seen 44 suicides and one fratricide.
29 Jul 2017India
CAG: Akash missiles still not deployed in Northeast
In 2010, the Cabinet Committee on Security approved the induction of six squadrons of the indigenous Akash surface-to-air missile systems for the Indian Air Force to deter China along the Northeast.
23 Jul 2017India
Russia to sell MiG-35 fighter jets to IAF, say sources
If reports are believed to be true, then Russia is keen on selling its new fighter jet MiG-35 to India. MiG Corporation's chief said talks were on to understand the country's requirements.
06 Jul 2017Rajasthan
IAF's MIG-23 chopper crashes in Rajasthan's Jodhpur
A MIG-23 training chopper of the Indian Air Force crashed in Balesar area of Rajasthan's Jodhpur district. More details aren't yet known.
05 Jul 2017Arunachal Pradesh
Wreckage of missing IAF chopper found, crew members reported dead
The wreckage of an IAF chopper that went missing on July 4 in Arunachal Pradesh has been located in Pampunpare district.
05 Jul 2017Indian Navy
Rukimini: How Indian Navy tracks Chinese movements in Indian Ocean
The surveillance satellite GSAT 7, 'Rukmini' has been acting as Indian Navy's eye in the high seas, especially in tracking Chinese movements in the Indian Ocean, which have increased amid the ongoing Sikkim stand-off.
26 Jun 2017Mumbai
Mumbai: Police book Indrani Mukerjea for 'inciting riots' in prison
Police booked Indrani Mukerjea, who is accused of murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, along with 200 inmates for inciting riots in Byculla prison after an inmate was alleged to have died out of police torture.