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Siachen avalanche: Govt releases names of 10 soldiers killed at icy heights in treacherous terrain

Feb 08, 2016

Siachen avalanche: Govt releases names of 10 soldiers killed at icy heights in treacherous terrain

The graveness of the situation can be gauged from the fact that the Army is even having difficulties in contacting the rescue team which had gone to trace the bodies. #Defence #NewsTracker #Siachen Glacier #Indian Army #IAF #Avalanche
Kolkata hit-and-run: Cops, IAF hold test identification parade of three accused

Feb 04, 2016

Kolkata hit-and-run: Cops, IAF hold test identification parade of three accused

The IAF as well as the city police remained tight-lipped over the outcome of the TI parade of the three accused in the Kolkata hit-and-run case. #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #IAF #Kolkata hit and run #Sambia Sohrab #Abhimanyu Gaud #Mohammad Sohrab #Shanawaz Khan #Johnny
Siachen avalanche: Ten personnel buried in snow feared dead, says Indian Army

Feb 04, 2016

Siachen avalanche: Ten personnel buried in snow feared dead, says Indian Army

All the 10 Army personnel including a JCO trapped under a mass of snow after a massive avalanche struck their high-altitude military post on Wednesday in Siachen Glacier were on Thursday feared dead. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Siachen #Indian Army #IAF #DS Hooda #JCO #Siachen glaciers
Pathankot aftermath: IAF's directive to shoot-at-sight comes at the right time but that's not enough

Feb 04, 2016

Pathankot aftermath: IAF's directive to shoot-at-sight comes at the right time but that's not enough

Presumably learning from the Pathankot terror attacks in January, the Indian Air Force (IAF) issued shoot- at-sight orders against anyone attempting to scale the walls of the bases under sensitive Western Air Command. #ConnectTheDots #Rajnath Singh #Indian Army #IAF #terror attacks #Pathankot #Terrorists #Pathankot terror attack
Union cabinet approves post to promote IAF officer with retrospective effect

Feb 03, 2016

Union cabinet approves post to promote IAF officer with retrospective effect

The Bench had last year directed the defence ministry and the Air Force to reconsider the petitioner's case for promotion after deleting the review carried out by the Senior Reviewing Officer. #NewsTracker #IAF #defence ministry #Armed Forces Tribunal #Air Vice Marshal Sanjay Sharma
IAF issues shoot-at-sight orders to deter perpetrators from scaling walls of airbases

Feb 03, 2016

IAF issues shoot-at-sight orders to deter perpetrators from scaling walls of airbases

IAF has also asked the government to strictly impose the ban against construction within 100 metres of any air base and within 900 metres of its ammunition depot. #Defence #IAF #Western Air Command #Defence Security Corps #Garud commandos #Nwsracker
Nations which support terrorism must be named and shamed: Indian foreign secy S Jaishankar

Feb 03, 2016

Nations which support terrorism must be named and shamed: Indian foreign secy S Jaishankar

India on Wednesday said that countries which support terrorism must be named and shamed, asserting the need for united efforts to combat terror. #India #Terrorism #Pakistan #TheySaidIt #IAF #S Jaishankar #Pathankot attack
IAF learns from Pathankot terror attack, seeks to raise 10 more Garud squadrons

Feb 02, 2016

IAF learns from Pathankot terror attack, seeks to raise 10 more Garud squadrons

Electric fences have already been set up at bases in northern areas and as per the plan earlier, Pathankot air base would have been the first in the western sector to get it, sources said. #Defence #NewsTracker #IAF #Defence Security Corps #Pathankot terror attack #Garud commandos
Kolkata Police not to probe hit-and-run case with IAF, cites legal hurdles

Feb 02, 2016

Kolkata Police not to probe hit-and-run case with IAF, cites legal hurdles

Kolkata Police would, however, continue to support Air Force officials with the progress of their investigations into the 13 January hit-and-run case which claimed the life of the 21-year-old Air Force officer, a senior officer said. #Defence #NewsTracker #Kolkata police #IAF #hit-and-run case #Corporal Abhimanyu Gaud
'Unidentified balloon' in Rajasthan: India to raise issue with Pakistan

Jan 28, 2016

'Unidentified balloon' in Rajasthan: India to raise issue with Pakistan

India will take up with Pakistan the issue of an unidentified object that intruded into Indian territory and was subsequently brought down in Rajasthan on Tuesday. #Rajasthan #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Barmer #IAF #Manohar Parrikar #External Affairs Ministry