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‘Big mistake, shot down our own chopper on Feb 27,’ admits Indian Air Force chief

Ahead of the press conference, the Indian Air Force also showed video clips of the Balakot strikes.

04 Oct 2019 1:08 PM

Rajnath Singh to fly Rafale sortie in Paris Oct 8

The defence minister will be travelling to Paris on October 7 on a three-day visit to receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets.

04 Oct 2019 1:36 AM

Bihar: Orange alert today as death toll due to floods rises to 55

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in Patna, Vaishali and Khagaria districts.

03 Oct 2019 9:30 AM

NIA to probe incidents of Pak drones smuggling arms into India

On September 22, the Punjab Police had said to have busted a terrorist module of the revived Khalistan Zindabad Force.

02 Oct 2019 11:35 AM

Air Marshal HS Arora takes over as Vice-Chief of Air Force

Arora succeeds Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria who took over as the IAF Chief, a day earlier on September 30.

01 Oct 2019 4:00 PM


IAF monitoring situation along Indo-Pak border: Air Force Chief Bhadauria

'We are prepared for any eventuality and will carry out any mission as directed by the government,' Bhadauria said.

01 Oct 2019 10:28 AM

Rafale to give India edge over China, Pak; enhance our capabilities: IAF chief

'Rafale is a very capable aircraft, once we induct it, it will be a gamechanger in terms of our operational capability,' Bhadauria said.

30 Sep 2019 1:04 PM

Pak drone used to drop weapons for terrorists found in Punjab: report

Senior police official said, 'Drone couldn't return due to malfunction, so accused hid it at a village near the Attari border.'

27 Sep 2019 4:03 PM

MiG-21 trainer aircraft crashes, pilot ejects safely

The aircraft was on a routine mission and was airborne from Air Force Station Gwalior. Aircraft crashed while on approach for landing.

26 Sep 2019 2:36 AM

J&K air bases on high alert following arms drop by Pak drones

Officers said drones flew low to avoid detection, may have dropped around 80 kgs of weapons between Sept 9 and 16.

25 Sep 2019 11:00 AM


Pakistan always underestimated our national leadership: IAF chief

In February this year, India carried out air strikes across the LoC and destroyed terror camps in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province inside Pak.

20 Sep 2019 3:32 PM

Bhadauria is new Air Force chief

Modi govt follows seniority principle, new head gets 2-year tenure.

20 Sep 2019 2:47 AM

Air Marshal R K S Bhadauria to take over as next Chief of Air Staff

Bhadauria has been awarded the PVSM, AVSM, VM, and has also been the Air Defense Commander.

19 Sep 2019 8:14 PM

Acquiring Apache helicopters is good news for the Air Force

Hopefully, the entry of the Apache will begin a process of making good our glaring and long-standing deficiencies.

16 Sep 2019 6:49 AM

She’s ‘Arm’ed to face the future

The first batch is set to start training from December and by 2021, the first batch of women soldiers will be commissioned.

16 Sep 2019 12:44 AM


It was ‘textbook landing’: Sources on naval LCA Tejas DRDO testing

The first naval prototype of Naval LCA made 'successful landing' on a 90-metre stretch after being flown by a pilot for about 40 min.

14 Sep 2019 8:26 AM

India to spend USD 130 bn for military modernisation: report

The forces have been pushing for allocation of funds so that they are well prepared to deal with possibility of 'two-front' war.

10 Sep 2019 12:12 PM

'Golden Arrows' squadron, once led by Air chief, to be revived for Rafale

Squadron, which operated from Bhatinda air base, was disbanded in 2016 after IAF started gradual phasing out of Russian-origin MiG 21 jets.

10 Sep 2019 8:39 AM

Apaches add to IAF firepower

The Apaches will enhance the IAF’s capability in providing integrated combat aviation cover to the Army strike corps.

04 Sep 2019 12:37 AM

Here are some reactions after Abhinandan Varthaman trims his gunslinger moustache

Videos and photos from Monday's flight of the MiG-21 however, showed that Varthaman had shaved off the moustache.

03 Sep 2019 3:04 PM