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Retired IAF sergeant tries to enter Air Force station in Chandigarh, nabbed

January 20, 2023 1:53 am

Sources said that the man had produced a coloured copy of his expired identity card to gain entry to the 3 Base Repair Depot Air Force Station

Indian and French air forces conclude bilateral exercise Garuda in Jodhpur

November 14, 2022 7:10 am

The FASF participated in the exercise, which began on October 26, with Rafale fighter aircraft and A-330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft, while the IAF contingent comprised Su-30 MKI, Rafale, light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Jaguar fighter aircraft

Bridge collapse in Gujarat: Army’s engineering task force, medical teams deployed in rescue operation

October 31, 2022 2:23 pm

The Air Force has also mobilised its assets along with teams of Garud Commandos for the operation at Morbi in coordination with the authorities in Gujarat and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

IAF holds full dress rehearsal ahead of Air Force Day, Wester Air Command chief attends

October 07, 2022 1:10 am

The parade comprised marching contingents, flypast by Mi-17 and Rudra helicopters, performance by a rifle display team and dismantling and assembly of a Maruti Gypsy in record time by air force personnel.

Indigenous artillery gun salute, flag hoisting across continents: How the Indian armed forces observed the 76th I-Day

August 15, 2022 4:37 pm

In a first, an indigenously developed howitzer gun, ATAGS, became part of the 21-gun salute during the Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort on Monday.

Air Force had court martialled jawan arrested in ‘honey trap’ espionage case

May 14, 2022 12:17 am

Sources said that the case was discovered by the force some time ago, and after going through the due process, Devendra Sharma was court martialled for allegedly passing sensitive information to an adversary.

How Ukraine’s outgunned Air Force is fighting back against Russian jets

March 23, 2022 7:18 pm

Nearly a month into the fighting, one of the biggest surprises of the war in Ukraine is Russia’s failure to defeat the Ukrainian air force.

Indian Air Force pulls out of multilateral air exercise in UK

February 26, 2022 12:35 pm

Though the IAF did not clearly mention the reasons for the pull-out, it is learnt that the deepening crisis in Ukraine following the Russian military attack in that country prompted the decision.

AFCAT 2022: Day 2 exam concludes; check unofficial answer key, exam analysis

February 14, 2022 9:49 am

Candidates can expect the AFCAT results and seat selection process to be conducted in March 2022.

February 8, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Air Force crash

February 07, 2022 11:59 pm

Twenty-three military personnel and crew were killed when an Air Force Packet aircraft crashed in blinding snow and rain in the Lohi Malhar hilly area in Kathua, 136 km northeast of Jammu.


Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Air Force’s Suryakiran team holds flypast over Mumbai, Pune & Goa

October 18, 2021 10:21 pm

As part of the ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrations, the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the Indian Air Force (IAF), did a flypast in Mumbai, Pune & Goa. The planes could be spotted at Worli and later at Gateway of India.

Bust of Flying Officer Nirmal Jeet Sekhon PVC unveiled, IAF holds airshow

September 14, 2021 10:52 pm

The only member of the Indian Air Force to be honoured with the Param Vir Chakra, Flying officer Nirmal Jeet Sekhon was posthumously awarded the PVC in recognotion of his service the 1971 India-Pakistan War.

Mother Nature’s Air Force

September 12, 2021 1:47 pm

Much before we learnt to fly, Mother Nature’s Air Force (MNAF) had covered all the bases with her avian squadrons: big bombers, stealth fighters, light combat aircraft, deadly gunship hoverers to smaller perch attackers.

Sachin Tendulkar joins 83rd Air Force Day celebrations

October 09, 2015 12:04 am

Sachin Tendulkar attends the celebrations on the occasion of the 83rd Air Force Day in Hindon City.

Sachin Tendulkar at Air Force Day 'At Home'

October 09, 2014 9:57 am

'At Home' was hosted by the Chief of the Air Staff on the occasion of 82nd Anniversary of Indian Air Force at Air House in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Today in pics - Modi addresses rally in Faridabad

October 06, 2014 5:59 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at an election rally in favour of BJP candidates in Faridabad on Monday (October 6).


Highlights from the Indian Air Force's 86th foundation day celebrations

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

The Indian Air Force on Monday celebrated its 86th foundation day in New Delhi and here are the highlights from the air show.

Kolkata: Hit-and-run case accused produced in court

January 17, 2016 9:08 am

Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): Sambia Sohrab, son of Trinamool leader Md Sohrab, was produced in a local court in Kolkata for hearing in the hit-and-run case on Sunday. Sohrab allegedly ran over an Air Force drill instructor Gaud with a speeding vehicle during the Republic Day preparations in Kolkata on January 13.