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15 Aug 2019


Pakistan to confer pilot who downed Abhinandan Varthaman's jet

Pakistan has decided to award its pilot who brought down an Indian Air Force jet during February's aerial combat.

14 Aug 2019

Pakistan News

Abhinandan Varthaman to be conferred Vir Chakra on Independence Day

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who scripted history in February by shooting an F-16 aircraft of Pakistan while flying a MiG-21 Bison, will be awarded the Vir Chakra on Independence Day, Thursday.

13 Aug 2019


#HappyBirthdaySridevi: Janhvi pens an emotional note, says "I love you"

It's veteran actress Sridevi's 56th birth anniversary today, and daughter Janhvi Kapoor penned a heartfelt note dedicated to her late mother.

09 Aug 2019


IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman declared fit, to resume flying soon

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by the Pakistan Army in February, is set to resume flying soon.

30 Jul 2019


Five recent achievements of ISRO that make us proud

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.

28 Jul 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan military spokesperson shares fake video to discredit Balakot strikes

In February, the Indian Air Force eliminated Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps located in Balakot, Pakistan, by conducting airstrikes.

25 Jul 2019


This game by IAF lets you fly their helicopters, planes

Gaming lovers, rejoice!

17 Jul 2019


Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds

Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.

09 Jul 2019


Janhvi looks like Sridevi's carbon copy in this latest picture

Janhvi Kapoor is often said to be a replica of her mother Sridevi.

08 Jul 2019


IAF to finalize Rs. 1.5L crore 'Make in India' projects

The Indian Air Force is now inching towards finalizing two long-pending 'Make in India' projects under which, it will acquire 170 aircraft.

07 Jul 2019


After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.

25 Jun 2019

Pakistan News

No one, not even families knew: Balakot pilots

In February, Indian Air Force pulled off an impossible task- the jets penetrated Pakistan's airspace, bombed terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed's camp, and returned safely.

24 Jun 2019

Kargil War

20 years of Kargil war: IAF recreates Tiger Hill operation

20 years ago, the valiant Indian forces fought Pakistanis to reclaim our territories which were captured. Yes, we are talking about the 1999 Kargil War, which once again proved the valor of Indian officers.

19 Jun 2019


Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed

In what qualifies as a big success for security forces, Jaish-e-Mohammed's Sajad Maqbool Bhat, whose car was used for the deadly Pulwama attack, was killed in a gunfight on Tuesday. Along with Bhat, his recruiter Tauseef Bhat was also killed.

14 Jun 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Here's why Sachin Tendulkar has sued Australian cricket bat manufacturer

Sachin Tendulkar has filed a lawsuit against an Australian bat manufacturer, after the company used his name and image for its business purpose, but failed to pay him $2 million royalty.

13 Jun 2019

Indian Navy

IAF says "no survivors" from the wreckage of AN-32 aircraft

On June 3, Indian Air Force's aircraft AN-32 went missing after taking off from Jorhat, Assam, after which a frantic search operation was launched.

12 Jun 2019

Times of India

Gaganyaan space mission: IAF to select 'vyomanauts' within 2 months

In a couple of months, the Indian Air Force will select 10 potential candidates for the country's first-ever manned space mission - the Gaganyaan.

11 Jun 2019

Indian Navy

IAF finds parts of missing AN-32 aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh

More than a week after its AN-32 aircraft went missing, the Indian Air Force made some headway in the search operation.

06 Jun 2019

Air Traffic Control

When IAF-plane went missing, pilot's wife was on air-traffic duty

On Monday afternoon, IAF's AN-32 plane went missing, and more than three days later, there is still no sign of the aircraft.

Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth

A woman was killed and another youth was injured in Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday after terrorists opened fire.

04 Jun 2019


IAF AN-32 aircraft still missing: ISRO, Navy join search operation

In an unfortunate turn of events, an AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force went missing on Monday afternoon.

03 Jun 2019

Arunachal Pradesh

IAF aircraft, carrying 13 people, goes missing after take-off

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force went missing on Monday after taking off from Jorhat airbase in Assam.

01 Jun 2019


ISRO, IAF to train vyomnauts for India's first-ever manned space-mission

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to launch three Indian 'vyomnauts' into an Earth-bound orbit as part of the country's first-ever manned space mission.

31 May 2019

Air Force

Flight Lt Mohana Singh first woman to fly Hawk jet

Three years after making history by being among the first women to be commissioned into the Indian Air Force fighter squadron, Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh adds another achievement to her list of 'firsts.'

28 May 2019


Why is MD of Raymond fighting with his 80-year-old father

Recently, in the ongoing family feud between Raymond group Chairman Gautam Hari Singhania and his father, former Chairman Emeritus Dr. Vijaypat Singhania, the latter has registered a complaint of theft and criminal trespass against his son with the Worli police.

16 May 2019

Air Force

Meet the 21-year-old graduate who designs IAF's squadron patches

Recently, the MiG-21 Bison Squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF), were given special uniform patches commemorating the dogfight in which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman famously shot down an F-16 jet of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on February 27 this year.

14 May 2019


Won't sell F-21s to anyone except India: Lockheed Martin

US company Lockheed Martin, which leads the aerospace industry, has offered a new deal to India. The company has said it will not sell newly-rolled F-21 jets to any other country if India decides to purchase 114 planes.

14 May 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Priyanka Gandhi makes fun of PM Modi over 'radar-cloud' comment

Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a peculiar remark about Balakot strikes. In an interview, he said he approved the risky operation even after the weather turned bad.

12 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Balakot strikes: Modi thought 'clouds will help escape radar'

The Balakot airstrikes emboldened the country's spirits and the ruling BJP saw an electoral opportunity in it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches have proved this more than once.

10 May 2019


IAF jets force aircraft from Pakistan to land in Jaipur

The Indian Air Force's Sukhoi fighter jets on Friday intercepted an Antonov An-12 heavy cargo plane coming from the Pakistani airspace, trespassing into the Indian territory.

08 May 2019

Pakistan News

Nearly 170 JeM members were killed in India's #BalakotAirstrikes: Report

As many as 130-170 members of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror outfit were killed in Balakot airstrikes carried out by Indian on 26 February, reveals a new report.

02 May 2019


Like Godhra, Pulwama a BJP conspiracy, says ex-Gujarat CM Vaghela

On Wednesday, former Gujarat Chief Minister and NCP leader Shankersinh Vaghela said Pulwama terror attack was a conspiracy of BJP, just like the Godhra train burning incident of 2002.

28 Apr 2019


Former IAF wing commander's wife found dead in Dwarka Sector-7

A former IAF wing commander's wife was found dead at her house in Dwarka's Sector-7 area, police said yesterday.

25 Apr 2019

Pakistan News

Secrecy, success and propaganda war: IAF reviews Balakot strikes

On February 26, IAF breached Pakistani airspace to attack Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot as a response to Pulwama attack, in which 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.

Chowkidar chor hai: Rahul tells SC he regrets his comments

In what is sure to be used by BJP this election season, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he regretted the comments he made on Rafale, which he attributed to the Supreme Court.

21 Apr 2019

Times of India

IAF recommends Abhinandan Varthaman for Vir Chakra for downing F-16

The Indian Air Force has recommended Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman for Vir Chakra, the third highest gallantry award in the military during the war, for downing an F-16 in a dogfight in February.

12 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Two veterans deny signing letter to President about Army's misuse

On Friday, a letter signed by over 150 Army veterans and addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind surfaced on social media.

11 Apr 2019


43 days after airstrikes, Pakistan takes media to Balakot

On Wednesday, Pakistan took a bunch of international media personnel and foreign diplomats to a seminary in Balakot, which was attacked by Indian Air Force jets on February 26.

09 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Pakistan itself gave proofs of Balakot strikes: PM Modi

In what can be seen as yet another confirmation from Centre on the success of Balakot strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Pakistan itself shared proofs of the operation.

09 Apr 2019


F-16 kill: IAF presents radar images, but Pakistan denies claims

On Monday, the Pakistani Army continued to remain in a state of denial as it reiterated that Indian Air Force (IAF) didn't shoot down an F-16 jet in the February 27 dogfight.

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