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Indian Air Force (IAF)


NAL's 'HANSA-NG' aircraft completes in-flight engine relight test

May 18, 2022 3:34 pm

The NAL officials said that 'HANSA-NG' is designed to meet the Indian flying club needs and it is an ideal aircraft for commercial pilot licensing due to its low cost and fuel consumption.

Lumbini gears up for Modi’s visit

May 12, 2022 2:18 am

This will be Modi’s first visit to Nepal in his second term as the PM, coinciding with the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. PM Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba are expected to attend the main ceremony at Maya Devi Temple.

April 23, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Tax Relief

April 23, 2022 12:08 am

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced a number of minor tax concessions amounting to Rs 15.73 crore in the Lok Sabha.

Parliament panel says IAF strength down, calls for time-bound purchase

March 17, 2022 6:12 am

The panel said the current strength — of around 30 squadrons — will go down further as older fighter jets are phased out.

Pakistan claims unarmed Indian missile landed on its soil

March 11, 2022 8:16 am

There were no human casualties. While there were no sensitive installations in the area where it landed, a wall did fall, the Pakistan military said.

Indian, Omani air forces begin joint exercises in Jodhpur

February 22, 2022 12:54 pm

Oman is one of India’s strongest defence partners in the Gulf region, and all three services have bilateral exchanges and exercises with Oman’s services.

AFCAT 2022: Check Day 3 exam analysis, unofficial answer key

February 15, 2022 10:14 am

Candidates can go through the unofficial answer keys provided by subject experts and coaching institutes on several online platforms.

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.

China biggest threat for India’s strategic goals, says Air Force Chief

December 08, 2021 3:08 pm

'Our security scenario is primarily influenced by unstable neighbourhoods with unsettled borders, which could be a flashpoint in the future,' Chief of Air Force Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari said.

Karnataka: Former IAF sergeant held for killing wife, 2 kids 11 years ago

December 06, 2021 8:13 pm

On October 19, 2008, Dharam Singh Yadav had murdered his former wife, Anu Yadav (35), and two minor children – Keerthi (14) and Shubham (8).


From Air Force day event, 15 photos that show India's air power

October 08, 2020 4:07 pm

October 8 is celebrated as the Air Force Day because on this day, the Air Force in India was officially raised in 1932 as the supporting force of the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom.

IAF Chief B S Dhanoa flies MiG-21 sortie with Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman

September 03, 2019 8:15 am

Days before his retirement from the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa Monday undertook his last fighter sortie on a MiG-21 aircraft with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman at the Pathankot airbase in Punjab.

IAF Wing commander Abhinandan returns; first photos

March 04, 2019 6:45 am

IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian officials at the Wagah border in Punjab. Abhinandan's parents — his father, an IAF veteran — had traveled to Amritsar from Chennai this morning to receive him on arrival