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Traffic cops create green lane to save jawan’s life

The heart of the donor was brought to Delhi through a special Air Force Dornier jet aircraft.

14 Aug 2018 6:09 AM

Massive fire in Delhi's Malviya Nagar doused with help of Air Force

The blaze sparked at around 5 pm on Tuesday in the warehouse at Khirki Extension.

30 May 2018 2:33 PM

DAC says yes to night sights for rocket launchers

The system will be able to operate in day and night conditions and will substantially enhance the capabilities of the aircraft.

29 May 2018 12:36 AM

AI to boost Indian Navy’s strength

Four-day-long biannual Naval Commanders’ Conference concludes.

12 May 2018 1:07 AM

J&K: Forces kill 'mentally unstable' man trying to encroach high security area

Around midnight on Sunday, the man crossed the security fence and came near the station perimeter wall, a police spokesman said.

19 Feb 2018 1:58 PM


The Swifts celebrate jubilee of 1971 War

The squadron was formed on October 15 in 1966 at Air Force Station Bareilly as the eighth Gnat squadron and was named ‘Hell's Angels’.

26 Nov 2017 3:07 AM

Xi heralds new era of Chinese supremacy

Military modernisation is to be achieved “basically” by 2020 with an emphasis on information technology. China’s neighbours need to be on their toes.

22 Oct 2017 12:41 AM

For first time, India, Russia to hold large-scale 'tri-service' military exercises

The October 19-29 joint war games will kick off in the eastern military district of Russia, the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

17 Oct 2017 11:44 AM

India, Russia to take part in massive tri-service drill

Army, Air Force and Navy to take part in Exercise Indra.

15 Oct 2017 12:23 AM

More night sorties to boost IAF strike power

At present, about 30 per cent of the flying time is devoted to night flying exercises and operations.

03 Oct 2017 12:55 AM


Days after Mattis' visit to India, Chinese, Pak pilots jointly fly jets in combat drills

Pilots from the two sides also jointly flew the same planes and carried out battle training for the first time, he said.

28 Sep 2017 7:16 PM

AgustaWestland case: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi

According to the CBI, ex-Air Chief S.P. Tyagi agreed to reduce specification for VVIP helicopters to let Agusta-Westland qualify for the bids.

02 Sep 2017 1:57 AM

Indiscipline cannot be tolerated in Army, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has upheld the order of dismissal of ex-LAC Nallam Shiva as he overstayed the casual leave granted to him to visit his native home.

13 Aug 2017 1:51 AM

Air Force loses nine pilots, 28 aircraft in 40 months

Junior defence minister Subhash Bhamre furnished the numbers in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

02 Aug 2017 1:23 AM

Air Force officer’s wife harassed inside Cantt

Based on the victim’s statement, an FIR of molestation was registered and the accused was arrested.

31 Jul 2017 2:02 AM


US bombers fly over Korean peninsula after North Korean missile test

US B-1B bombers along with fighter jets from the South Korean and Japanese air forces participated in the 10-hour bilateral mission.

30 Jul 2017 11:33 AM

JNU V-C clarifies Army tank remark

Says idea is to have a ‘symbol’ on campus which signifies link between JNU and cadets.

27 Jul 2017 1:26 AM

Chips the size of miniature drones

Method for designing efficient computer chips may get miniature smart drones off the ground.

16 Jul 2017 2:41 PM

8-foot-long python discovered inside air force plane in Agra

An NGO team spent 5 hours to rescue it from the undercarriage bay of the right wing.

06 Jul 2017 9:02 PM

Book review: Romancing the past, fauji style

At heart, this book is about a love affair between a peacenik and a pilot with war as the backdrop.

28 May 2017 12:28 AM