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Indian Air Force (IAF)

IAF has honed strike power, says RKS Bhadauria

"Up-gradations of our aircraft with weapons and sensors are ably supported by a networked decision making matrix"

09 Oct 2020 12:30 PM

With an eye on China, IAF seeks land in Uttarakhand for military facilities

Uttarakhand is a state bordering China and Nepal

12 Sep 2020 6:32 PM

'Never give up' mantra makes MP tea seller’s daughter IAF flying officer

Gangwal cleared SSB in the sixth attempt.

23 Jun 2020 10:53 AM

Shikhar Dhawan and other cricketers spend time with the Indian Air Force

The pilots, clad in their orange uniforms, spent about an hour meeting cricketers including Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant and Manish Pandey.

09 Nov 2019 6:16 PM

Indian Air Force Mobile Game to launch on July 31

The game will be available for the Android platform as well as iOS running devices.

22 Jul 2019 5:55 PM


IAF pilot’s body consigned to flames with full honours

Mandavgane and six others died on Wednesday, when the IAF chopper crashed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

02 Mar 2019 3:28 AM

7 including civilian killed in IAF's chopper crash in Budgam

The locals who rushed to the site of the crash said that the three bodies were charred in the incident.

27 Feb 2019 5:24 PM

IAF carries out aerial strike in PoK, destroy Jaish camps, 350 killed

The strike was carried out at around 3:30 am morning by 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets.

26 Feb 2019 9:29 AM

Delay by UPA in finalising MMRCA process necessitated Rafale deal: Govt to SC

Document said proposal to buy MMRCA was sent from IAF to government and tenders for 126 fighter jets were issued by India 2007.

12 Nov 2018 8:57 PM

IAF aircraft crashes in UP, pilots unhurt; probe ordered

The plane fell into the thickets of Ranchad in Binauli area.

06 Oct 2018 12:23 AM


50 Chinese aircraft in Tibet not threat, monitoring situation: Air Force chief

The Air Force chief said the government has sanctioned construction of a next-generation hardened aircraft shelters in remote areas.

04 Oct 2018 2:48 PM

Vice Chief of Air Force accidentally shoots self in thigh, stable after surgery

There was no official comment on the incident from the IAF.

27 Sep 2018 12:35 PM

16 dead in heavy rains, floods in Uttar Pradesh, IAF called in for rescue efforts

The Met office has predicted more rains throughout the state over the next two days. 

03 Sep 2018 8:59 AM

Living in fear: Arunachal villagers want Air Force firing range shifted

Locals say the area in the vicinity of the range is thickly populated with at least ten functional schools & shrapnel often fall inside the villages.

24 Jun 2018 1:52 AM

After mega drill, IAF hints at readiness for two-front war

IAF carried out Gagan Shakti exercise -- the biggest military drill in three decades -- with a focus on borders with China and Pakistan.

24 Apr 2018 9:04 AM


Gagan Shakti 2018: IAF carries out major mass casualty rescue drill from Assam to Kolkata

The purpose of the military exercise was to prepare for a real-time war situation or natural calamities like an earthquake.

20 Apr 2018 8:53 PM

No ‘cake’ for fat Indian Air Force men

Obese men to be ruled out of promotions, coveted posts.

22 May 2017 12:57 AM

Rajasthan: Air Force arrests suspicious person from restricted area

An investigation has been launches and the suspect is being quizzed to ascertain his motives.

10 May 2017 2:54 PM

Airman denied study leave, Delhi HC pulls up IAF for discrimination

The airman who had approached the High Court has completed B Tech during his service and obtained a Gold medal.

21 Mar 2017 11:35 AM

NPL may charge to provide high precision timings

The move is aimed at ramping up National Physical Laboratory's chronometer infrastructure to match global standards.

19 Feb 2017 1:23 PM