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Indian Air Force


IAF regulations not only restrict sporting beard but also tilak on forehead, thread on wrist

December 17, 2016 11:17 am

The IAF regulations clearly state that while in uniform, the personal appearance of an individual should not give any religious bias.

AgustaWestland case: I am not a corrupt man, can give my bank account details, says S P Tyagi to court

December 10, 2016 5:02 pm

"In this nation, if you get arrested, you are arrested," Tyagi told the Magisterial Court.

Pune: Father-son duo fly Su-30 on diamond jubilee celebrations of 20 Squadron

June 08, 2016 9:00 am

Air Force officials said that it is a matter of great pride for two generations of pilots to have flown a Su-30 sortie together on the momentous occasion of 60 years of the squadron’s existence.

IAF's Sarang mesmerises audience

June 01, 2016 7:20 am

On Tuesday, after the passing out parade, three choppers with smoke trails came thundering over the Sudan block of the NDA. The fourth chopper joined them as they started performing mid-air aerobatics.

Beyond The News: Big plans in the air, not much on ground yet

May 26, 2016 12:24 am

The IAF’s squadron strength has dwindled to dangerously low levels, many jets are near the end of their operational lives, and the future looks uncertain.

Air chief in Pune today to inaugurate IAF’s e-maintenance system

May 12, 2016 2:36 am

Though the project has several layers of operation, the IAF would opt for online management of its maintenance systems through a web-based application.

New report on IAF: it can't protect north-eastern and western frontiers simultaneously

March 28, 2016 12:49 pm

Against an authorization of 42 fighter squadrons, the IAF currently has only 33 squadrons but the effective numbers are even lower due to poor serviceability and maintenance standards.

IAF: Don't have the numbers to fully fight two-front war

March 11, 2016 12:00 am

The IAF officers said that the Rafale will significantly enhance the capability of the IAF. Talking about the low serviceability of the Su-30, the IAF vice chief Dhanoa said that it is an issue.

Chamba: Two IAF jawans washed away after sudden rise of water level in Ravi

March 07, 2016 12:34 am

All five personnel were on a weekend holiday trip to Chamba and were clicking pictures at the riven bank.

Taking Off

February 15, 2016 12:10 am

Contrary to official claims, Tejas is a winner


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.


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.