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IAF jawan arrested in Delhi on espionage charges

Police believe that the accused, Devendra Sharma, may have been honey-trapped   New Delhi: The Delhi police arrested a jawan of the Indian Air Force for allegedly leaking sensitive information. The jawan has been identified as Devendra Sharma. The police believe he was a victim of a honey trap and suspect that Pakistan’s Inter-Service Intelligence...

CDS Bipin Rawat and wife, 11 others killed in Tamil Nadu chopper crash

IAF confirms death of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and 12 others in the accident in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday New Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 others were killed in the helicopter crash that happened in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The deaths...

Operation Devi Shakti: IAF flight on way back with 24 Indian, 11 Nepalese from Afghanistan

Over 800 individuals have been evacuated under Operation Devi Shakti from Afghanistan after its takeover by Taliban New Delhi: India’s Operation Devi Shakti, the name given to the country’s evacuation programme in Afghanistan after the latter’s takeover by Taliban, is on in full swing. In the latest move, an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft was...

IAF brings back 168 people from war-torn Afghanistan

The Indian Air Force on Sunday brought back 168 passengers from war-torn Afghanistan, including 107 Indians. The special repatriation flight took off from Kabul and landed at the Hindon airbase near the national capital today morning. Apart from bringing back Indians stuck in the Taliban-controlled nation, it also brought back two Afghan senators and 24...

India-France to engage in joint air exercise at Jodhpur starting Jan 19

At a time when India is locked in a bitter standoff with China at the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, France and India will engage in the Skyros joint air exercise that will be held from January 19-25 at Rajasthan’s Jodhpur. The exercise will see India’s newly acquired Rafale fighter jets...

India to buy 83 Tejas LCA for Air Force for Rs 48,000 cr

In a major boost for the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Centre on Wednesday cleared the purchase of 73 Tejas LCA fighter jets and 10 trainer aircraft at a cost of around Rs 48,000 crore. The approval came from the Cabinet Committee on Security which is headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Largest indigenous defence...

India to get 4 more Rafale jets in a month

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has sent a team of officials to France to look into the logistical issues of bringing a second lot of Rafale jets to India. The team will also review the training being imparted to a select few pilots of the Indian Air Force at the Saint-Dizier – Robinson Air Base...

IAF raises objections for “negative portrayal” in Dharma Productions’ film

In what could add to the trouble of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has written to the censor board complaining against its “undue negative portrayal” in the movie “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl”. The film directed by Sharan Sharma stars Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Vineet Kumar, Manav Vij and...

Rafale fighter jets reach home, India celebrates

After completing a 7,000 km journey, five Rafale fighter jets reached the Ambala airbase on Wednesday afternoon. The Rafale fighter jets reached India two days after the contingent flew out of France, with a stop in UAE. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the fleet on his Twitter account with a Sanskrit shloka. राष्ट्ररक्षासमं...

Indian Air Force gets 5 Rafale jets

5 Rafale jets have taken off from France They will land in Haryana’s Ambala on Wednesday The fighter jets are loaded with state-of-the-art technology In a major boost for the Indian Air Force, the first batch of five Rafale jets has taken off from France on Monday. The Rafale jets will arrive in India on...

Amid face-off with China, Air Force plans to buy 33 fighter jets from Russia

Amid the Galwan Valley standoff with China, the Indian Air Force is planning an ambitious expansion of the force. The IAF has placed a proposal before the Defence Ministry and is seeking a go-ahead to purchase 33 fighter aircraft from Russia. These will include 12 Sukhoi 30 MKI and 21 Mig-19 fighter jets. The deal...

Diamond City Surat Starts Manufacturing Cannons, Half of the Pakistan is on India’s Target

Surat: After receiving the fighter aircraft Rafale, the strength of Indian Air Force is expected to increase significantly. After this jet India has got a tremendous edge on the air front in Asian countries. This jet can simultaneously beat enemies from ground to sky. You can guess its strength only by the fact that Pakistan...