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08 Apr 2019Pakistan News
IAF nails Pakistan's lies, says Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16
Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor held a press briefing on Monday in which he confirmed that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down an F-16 jet of PAF on February 27.
06 Apr 2019United States of America
Pentagon isn't aware that US "counted" F-16s in Pakistan
A day after Foreign Policy published a report claiming the US "counted" F-16s given to Pakistan and none of them were found missing, the Pentagon said it wasn't aware of any such investigation.
06 Apr 2019Pakistan News
Dismissing US report, IAF proves Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday reiterated its claim that a Pakistani F-16 jet was shot down during aerial combat on February 27 near Nowshera area.
05 Apr 2019India
US report claims IAF didn't down Pakistani F-16. Cover-up much?
Weeks after India and Pakistan indulged in aerial combat, a US publication has contradicted IAF's claim that it shot down a Pakistani F-16.
05 Apr 2019Pakistan News
US count found none of Pakistan's F-16 'missing', says report
A US count of the F-16s with Pakistan has found that none of them are "missing" and all the fighter planes were "present and accounted for", according to an American magazine.
29 Mar 2019Narendra Modi
Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview
After kicking off the poll campaign on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an interview to Republic TV on Friday where he spoke about a range of issues.
28 Mar 2019India
Pakistan says no terror-camps exist in locations shared by India
Replying to the dossier on Pulwama attack, Pakistan's Foreign Office said on Thursday that no terror camps were found in 22 locations which India "pinpointed".
27 Mar 2019Chennai
Abhinandan Varthaman, on sick leave, chooses to stay with squadron
Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who is on a four-week sick leave, has reportedly returned to his squadron in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar.
22 Mar 2019Pulwama
Sajjad Khan, JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack mastermind's aide, arrested
Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Sajjad Khan, believed to be a close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudassir Ahmed Khan, was arrested by special cell of Delhi police on Thursday night.
21 Mar 2019Pakistan News
J&K: 24-year-old rifleman martyred after Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri
An army soldier was martyred on Thursday after Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir.
20 Mar 2019Rohit Shetty
After supercop, Ajay Devgn to play IAF Squadron Leader next
Ajay Devgn, who has won hearts with his performance as a supercop in Rohit Shetty's Singham series, is all set to don the uniform again.
14 Mar 2019Narendra Modi
Manmohan wasn't as tough on terror as Modi: Sheila Dikshit
Delhi Congress Chief Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said former PM Manmohan Singh was not as strong as current PM Narendra Modi in dealing with terrorism.
14 Mar 2019Ravi Shankar Prasad
Sonia Gandhi's aide Tom Vadakkan ditches Congress, joins BJP
In a surprising move, Sonia Gandhi's aide and senior Congress leader Tom Vadakkan joined the BJP on Thursday in the presence of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
11 Mar 2019Mike Pompeo
Foreign Secretary Gokhale to discuss regional, global issues with Pompeo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale today, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.
10 Mar 2019Bihar
I'm ashamed: Congress leader quits after party demands airstrikes' proof
In what could dampen the spirit of Bihar Congress before crucial Lok Sabha elections, senior leader and spokesman Vinod Sharma resigned on Saturday after being upset that the party demanded proofs of IAF strikes in Balakot, Pakistan.
10 Mar 2019Pakistan News
Pakistan writes to FATF seeking India's removal from review body
Pakistan has asked terror financing watchdog, FATF, to remove India as co-chair of its Asia-Pacific Joint Group, to ensure the review process is "fair and unbiased".
10 Mar 2019Manoj Tiwari
Parties can't use photos of defense personnel, directs Election Commission
At a time when emotions related to defense forces are running high in the nation, the Election Commission on Saturday said political parties can't use photos of defense personnel for their poll campaign.
09 Mar 2019Pakistan News
India wants "naya" Pakistan to take "naya" action against terrorism
A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he wouldn't allow his country's soil to be used for terrorism abroad, New Delhi on Saturday asked him to move beyond words.
08 Mar 2019Pakistan News
Rajasthan: IAF's MiG-21 crashes, pilot ejects safely
A MiG-21 fighter jet of Indian Air Force crashed near Nal in Rajasthan on Friday. The pilot ejected safely, the IAF said in a statement.
08 Mar 2019Pakistan News
US urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists
The US has asked Pakistan to take "sustained and irreversible" actions against terrorist groups operating from its territory, according to a top State Department official.
07 Mar 2019India
Prepared to proactively engage with any threat from Pakistan: IAF
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it was in a "high state of preparedness" for engaging proactively with any kind of perceived threat from Pakistan.
07 Mar 2019Supreme Court Of India
Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents
Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the job of current government was to "make things disappear".
07 Mar 2019Pakistan News
Abhinandan Varthaman was choked, beaten in Pakistan during captivity: Report
The first 24 hours of captivity in Pakistan were terrible for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as the officials from the other side of border tried to extract crucial information from him regarding "Indian troop deployment, high-security radio frequencies and sensitive logistics," reports HT.
07 Mar 2019Pakistan News
Balakot: Before and after images confirm airstrikes caused significant damage
With a cloud of uncertainty surrounding the number of terrorists killed in Indian Air Force's cross border operation on February 26, satellite images of Jaish-e-Mohammed's camp in Pakistan's Balakot reveal the damage inflicted.
06 Mar 2019Pakistan News
Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi today said that his country is sending its envoy, Sohail Mahmood, back to India and is ready to engage with New Delhi to reduce tensions, which are "de-escalating" due to diplomatic efforts by countries like the US, China, and Russia.
05 Mar 2019India
Women officers soon eligible for permanent careers in #IndianArmy branches
The Defense Ministry has announced that women inducted as short-service commissioned (SSC) officers will soon be eligible for permanent careers in all the 10 branches of the Indian Army.
05 Mar 2019India
Rajasthan Education Minister wants lesson on Abhinandan Varthaman in schoolbooks
Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra today said that he wants state government wants to include a lesson on Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in the school textbooks.
#IndiaPakistanTensions: Pakistani drone shot down by IAF jet in Bikaner
A Pakistani drone that has reportedly violated the Indian airspace was shot down by an Indian Air Force fighter jet at the International Border in Rajasthan's Bikaner.
04 Mar 2019Pakistan News
Bombs penetrated buildings, exploded inside: Here's what happened at Balakot
The unprecedented Balakot strikes in Pakistan drew a deep red line for India. With its seamless operation, IAF scripted history.
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Abhinandan's gunslinger mooch is a rage among Indian youth, men
The hero of the nation, Indian Air Force Wing Commander, Abhinandan Varthaman, returned to the country last week, and Indians have not stopped celebrating since.
04 Mar 2019Jaish-e-Mohammed
We don't count casualties, government does that: IAF Chief
Almost a week after Indian Air Force jets demolished Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest camp in Pakistan's Balakot, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said they don't count the number of human casualties.
04 Mar 2019Madhya Pradesh
Facing ire for wearing military uniform, Manoj Tiwari defends himself
BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari drew Opposition's ire for addressing a rally wearing military fatigues but he felt there was nothing wrong in it.
Masood Azhar is alive: Pakistani media rejects death rumors
Rejecting widespread rumors about his death, a Pakistani news portal confirmed on Sunday that Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is alive.
03 Mar 2019Pakistan News
IAF pilot's wife has important message for "social media warriors"
The wife of Squadron Leader Ninad Mandavgane, who was among the seven who lost their lives after an IAF jet crashed earlier this week, has asked social media warriors to not spew venom and do something constructive for the country instead.
03 Mar 2019Pakistan News
Domestic, international flight operations resume at Pakistan's Lahore airport
Flight operations resumed at Lahore airport today after being suspended for over 72 hours as Pakistan's airspace was closed in the wake of escalating tensions with India after the Pulwama terror attack.
03 Mar 2019Iran
Wondering where Abhinandan Varthaman got indomitable strength from? His mother
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned to his motherland on Friday after spending almost three days in Pakistan's captivity.
03 Mar 2019UNICEF
Pakistanis want Priyanka removed as UNICEF Ambassador: Here's why
On February 26, 2019, when Indian Air Force jets demolished Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest camp in Balakot, Pakistan, several Bollywood celebrities, including Priyanka Chopra, lauded the brave pilots.
03 Mar 2019India
Will Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman be able to fly again?
The week gone by has been tumultuous for the nation. The capture of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and his release on Friday evoked million of emotions among countrymen.
03 Mar 2019Pulwama
Masood Azhar's brother confirms Indian jets struck JeM's camp
Contradicting Islamabad's version that Indian Air Force jets destroyed just a few trees and not any camp in Balakot, Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's younger brother has confirmed the outfit's "learning institute" was attacked.