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Indian Air Force


Three killed as rains and landslides wreak havoc in Assam; air force called in

May 16, 2022 2:51 am

A family of three was buried alive when a landslide in Dima Hasao district’s Haflong revenue circle led to the collapse of a building.

CBI court sentences 3 IAF officers to life sentence for custodial death of cook in 1995

May 13, 2022 6:35 pm

In November 1995, 94 liquor bottles were stolen from Jamnagar CSD (canteen stores department) canteen of the Air Force and it was suspected that the cook, Girja Rawat was behind it.

Air Force had court-martialled jawan arrested in Delhi on espionage charges

May 13, 2022 4:34 pm

Devendra Sharma was arrested on espionage charges on Thursday, on the suspicion that he was honey-trapped and had subsequently leaked sensitive information.

In a first, India successfully launches Extended Range Version of BrahMos missile from Sukhoi

May 13, 2022 8:46 am

“The launch from the aircraft was as planned and the missile achieved a direct hit on the designated target in the Bay of Bengal region. It was the first launch of an Extended Range version of BrahMos missile from Su-30MKI aircraft,” said a statement from the Ministry of Defence.

Daily Briefing: Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal returns to bureaucracy; IndiGo uses Indian navigation system to land aircraft

April 29, 2022 7:51 am

The Indian Air Force needs to prepare itself for intense and short duration operations at a moment’s notice, and also be ready for short swift wars and long standoffs, like the one in Eastern Ladakh, Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari has said.

IAF chopper makes new record, flies non-stop from Chandigarh to Jorhat

April 11, 2022 8:22 pm

“The 1910 kilometre route was completed in 7 hours 30 minutes and made possible by the capabilities of Chinook along with operational planning and execution of the IAF,” a spokesperson for Western Air Command of IAF said.

BEL turnover in 2021-22 touches Rs 15000 cr; HAL records highest-ever revenue

April 01, 2022 8:37 pm

HAL achieved record revenue with production of 44 new helicopters/aircraft, 84 new engines, overhauling 203 aircraft / helicopters and 478 engines. 

IAF AFCAT 1 result 2022 declared: Here's how to check

March 10, 2022 10:09 am

Candidates can check their result by logging in through their individual login by using the email id and password on

AFCAT result 2022: Here's how to start preparing for post-result AFSB processes

February 21, 2022 10:05 am

The AFSB process also demands qualified candidates to be physically fit as per its specifications when reporting.

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.


IAF chopper carrying CDS Bipin Rawat crashes; rescue operations underway

December 08, 2021 2:43 pm

An Army chopper carrying Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, his wife and seven others crashed in Tamil Nadu a little after noon on Wednesday. General Rawat’s staff and family members were also among the nine people on board, apart from the crew.

Aero India 2019: Sarang, Tejas dazzle at air show in Bengaluru

February 21, 2019 2:26 pm

The might of the Rafale jet was in full flow as it roared into the skies at the Yelahanka air base, the venue for the event, giving a dazzling display with breathtaking manoeuvres.

Mirage 2000 fighter jet crashes in Bengaluru, two pilots dead

February 01, 2019 8:44 pm

The plane crashed at the edge of the HAL airport compound, which is surrounded by several office and residential buildings.

On its 86th anniversary, Indian Air Force displays power and preparedness

October 10, 2018 7:28 am

The Indian Air Force which was officially established on this day in 1932 will display an air show at Air Force Station Hindon in Uttar Pradesh to mark the day

Ahead of NDA Passing Out Parade, cadets demonstrate exemplary display of traditional military pageantry

May 29, 2018 7:38 pm

Here are the photos from the PT and Equestrian Display ahead of the passing out parade of the 134th course at National Defence Academy in Pune.

Air Force Day rehearsals underway in full-swing

October 06, 2017 5:26 pm

The Indian Air Force, Friday rehearsed for the upcoming Air Force Day celebrations at its base in Hindon in Ghaziabad.

First pictures: Mirage 2000 Fighter jet lands on Yamuna Expressway

May 21, 2015 10:38 am

In a first, a Mirage 2000 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force successfully landed on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura as part of trials to use national highways for emergency landing.

Sukhoi 30 aircraft crashes near Pune

October 14, 2014 7:52 pm

The crash took place at about 5.30 pm near a village along the Solapur highway about 35 km from Pune city.


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.

One of Indian Air Force's MiG planes crashed near Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh.

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

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July 18, 2018 12:49 pm

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Mortal remains of Siachen martyr flown to Hyderabad

February 15, 2016 4:22 pm

Hyderabad, Feb 15 (ANI): The mortal remains of Sepoy Mustaq Ahmed of Andhra Pradesh, who was among the 10 army personnel killed by a Siachen avalanche on February 3, was brought to Hyderabad on Monday morning. The remains of the martyred soldier were brought to the old Begumpet Airport area here by a Special Indian Air Force aircraft from New Delhi. After the wreath laying ceremony, the mortal remains was flown to Nandayal in Kurnool District by a Indian Air Force helicopter and from there to his native place by road for final rites.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

January 08, 2016 2:58 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.