Tag: Indian Air Force

taliban: All achievements of last 20 years lost; painful to leave country: Afghan lawmaker

All achievements of the last 20 years in Afghanistan have been lost. Nothing is left. It’s zero now,” said Afghan lawmaker Narender Singh Khalsa soon...

Kabul: India reviews fast deteriorating situation in Afghanistan

India’s defence top brass, the foreign policy establishment and senior intelligence officials are understood to have reviewed the fast-paced developments in Afghanistan on Monday, a...

India needs to boost capabilities to deal with future security challenges: IAF Chief

A full-fledged conventional conflict with the Northern adversary is not possible but still India needs to boost capabilities and enhance its overall strength, Chief of...

IAF formally inducts Rafale aircraft into 101 Squadron of Eastern Air Command

The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted the Rafale aircraft into its 101 Squadron of the Eastern Air Command in the presence of Air Chief...

First uncrewed mission of Gaganyaan programme not possible in December: ISRO

The launch of the first uncrewed mission planned in December, as part of the human spaceflight programme ‘Gaganyaan‘, will be delayed due to the COVID-19-induced...

View: Learnt and unlearnt lessons from a costly Kargil victory

Twenty two years after the Indian Army, enabled and complemented by the Indian Air Force, evicted Pakistan Army’s Northern Light Infantry (NLI) intruders from the...

France begins judicial probe into Rafale deal with India: French media

A French judge has been appointed to lead a “highly sensitive” judicial investigation into alleged “corruption and favouritism” in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter...

Pakistan-based terror groups behind weapons, narcotics dropped by drones in Jammu and Kashmir: DGP

Asserting that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfits are behind the dropping of arms, IEDs and narcotics by drones in Jammu and Kashmir, Director...

View: The Jammu attack’s lesson is that in the era of hybrid war, civilian systems can be adapted for military use

Last month, as reports of clandestine meetings between Indian and Pakistani officials leaked out to the media, along with GoI’s initiative to put the Kashmir...

Possible use of weaponised drones for terrorism calls for serious attention: India at United Nations

The possibility of the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities against strategic and commercial assets calls for serious attention by the global community, India...

Small-size, stealth make drones lethal threat for strategic installations: Officials

The capability of drones to evade radar, wreak devastation at strategic installations and transport weapons to terrorists has been a continuous concern for the country’s...

Around two dozen Chinese fighter jets carried out exercise opposite Eastern Ladakh as India watched closely

With India and China engaged in a military standoff for more than a year now, the Chinese Air Force recently carried out a big aerial...

India, Oman renew key defence pacts as New Delhi seeks to play wider role in region

India has renewed two key defence pacts with Oman, its oldest strategic partner in the Gulf, a sign that New Delhi is stepping up its...

French medical mission to India: Largest operation by Paris since pandemic

France is India’s key strategic partner from Europe and during the current pandemic surge in India, it has come forward to extend medical assistance from...

Defence organisations engaged in mitigating people’s sufferings amid COVID-19 surge: Rajnath Singh

The Indian armed forces as well as organisations like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) are engaged in mitigating the...

IAF brings 352 empty oxygen cylinders, cryo-containers from abroad | India News

NEW DELHI: Mighty transporters IL-76 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brought 352 empty cylinders and cryo-containers from Singapore and Bangkok respectively on Wednesday to...

Indian Railways’ Oxygen Express reaches Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh towns

Smaller towns in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh will be getting a fresh load of oxygen containers as the second round of roll on-roll off Oxygen...

Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states

The Centre on Friday directed all states to prepare a list of oxygen producers in their respective jurisdiction and asked them to take steps for...

Rajnath Singh speaks to Indonesian Defence minister; assures support to trace missing submarine

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday spoke to his Indonesian counterpart Gen Prabowo Subianto and assured him of India’s full support to Indonesia in tracing...

Covid-19: Rajnath asks armed forces to extend help to civil administrations | India News

NEW DELHI: As India reels under a massive spike in coronavirus cases, defence minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Army to extend assistance to state...

Commanding Officer of first Rafale squadron transferred

The Commanding Officer of the first Rafale fighter squadron based in Ambala air force station in Haryana has been transferred to the headquarters of the...

Effective response to Pulwama attack showed India can take strong decisions for its troops: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said by giving an “effective response” to the 2019 Pulwama attack, India set an example that it can...

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Working against hope, rescue team move ahead to clear tunnel at Tapovan

Even as hopes of finding survivors from the nearly 250-metre Intake Adit tunnel at Tapovan in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district faded, the rescue team pressed ahead...

Vaccines: Maldives & Bhutan will be first recipients of India’s vaccine gift

New Delhi: A consignment containing 100,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines and another consignment containing 150,000 doses of COVISHEILD vaccines will reach Maldives and Bhutan respectively...

IAF objects to Netflix movie, wants scenes withdrawn | India News

NEW DELHI: The IAF on Wednesday demanded “withdrawal” of certain scenes from an about-to-be-released Netflix movie, “AK vs AK”, after a trailer of it was...