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SC verdict on permanent commission for women in defence likely today; Centre's arguments on physical capabilities 'need to be rejected', say petitioners
India

SC verdict on permanent commission for women in defence likely today; Centre's arguments on physical capabilities 'need to be rejected', say petitioners

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday regarding the permanent commissioning of women officers in the Indian Army, possible paving the way for allowing women in combat roles

'Pakistan epitomises dark arts, no takers for its malware': India slams Islamabad for raking up Jammu and Kashmir issue at UN
India

'Pakistan epitomises dark arts, no takers for its malware': India slams Islamabad for raking up Jammu and Kashmir issue at UN

In a hard-hitting response, India said Pakistan "epitomises the dark arts”, but there are no takers for its "malware” after Islamabad raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Security Council.

Indian Army was ready to hit Pakistan if ammunition dump had been attacked in 27 Feb aerial combat, say sources
India

Indian Army was ready to hit Pakistan if ammunition dump had been attacked in 27 Feb aerial combat, say sources

On 26 February, India carried out an aerial strike on a terrorist training camp of the Jaish-e Mohammad terror group in Pakistan's Balakot.

Pakistan puts mannequin of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on display at Karachi war museum
India

Pakistan puts mannequin of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on display at Karachi war museum

Pakistan has displayed a mannequin of Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman inside a war museum

IAF to take action against six officers over Budgam Mi-17 chopper crash, two to face court-martial
India

IAF to take action against six officers over Budgam Mi-17 chopper crash, two to face court-martial

The fateful Mi-17 helicopter was shot down in Budgam by an Indian missile when Indian air defences were on high alert following the 26 February Balakot airstrike that targeted a terrorist camp in Pakistan

Indian Air Force Day: IAF celebrates 87th birth anniversary with air displays, drills and grand flypast at Delhi's Hindon Air Station
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Indian Air Force Day: IAF celebrates 87th birth anniversary with air displays, drills and grand flypast at Delhi's Hindon Air Station

Today marks the Indian Air Force’s 87th birthday anniversary. The mega event organized on Tuesday saw air displays, drills and grand flypast being held at the Hindon Air Station in Ghaziabad.

Twitter takes a dig at Vivek Oberoi for announcing film on Balakot air strikes; call it 'toughest time in Abhinandan's life'
Entertainment

Twitter takes a dig at Vivek Oberoi for announcing film on Balakot air strikes; call it 'toughest time in Abhinandan's life'

After playing the role of Narendra Modi in the prime minister's biopic, Vivek Oberoi is all set to make a film on Balakot airstrike.

Five IAF officers found guilty by court of inquiry for shooting down Mi-17VF chopper on 27 February in Srinagar; 6 died in incident
India

Five IAF officers found guilty by court of inquiry for shooting down Mi-17VF chopper on 27 February in Srinagar; 6 died in incident

Five Indian Air Force officers have been found guilty by a court of inquiry for the shooting down of a Mi-17VF chopper over Srinagar on 27 February in which six personnel were killed.

After PM Narendra Modi, Vivek Oberoi to make film on IAF's Balakot air strikes; project to roll by 2019 end
Entertainment

After PM Narendra Modi, Vivek Oberoi to make film on IAF's Balakot air strikes; project to roll by 2019 end

Vivek Oberoi is all set to make a film on the Balakot air strikes, which will also include events such as release of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.

IAF officer Minty Agarwal who provided Abhinandan Varthaman air support during 27 Feb dogfight becomes first woman to get Yudh Seva medal
India

IAF officer Minty Agarwal who provided Abhinandan Varthaman air support during 27 Feb dogfight becomes first woman to get Yudh Seva medal

IAF Squadron Leader Minty Agarwal, the first woman who has been awarded the Yudh Seva Medal, on Thursday said that she witnessed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shooting down a Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft during a dogfight on 27 February

Abhinandan Varthaman to get Vir Chakra; five pilots who took part in Balakot air strike also to be awarded, says defence ministry
India

Abhinandan Varthaman to get Vir Chakra; five pilots who took part in Balakot air strike also to be awarded, says defence ministry

At least five Indian Air Force pilots — who were part of the mission to strike a Jaish-e-Mohammad camp inside Pakistan — and Minty Agarwal, a lady officer who played a key role as flight controller during the Pakistani retaliation, were also among the list of military awardees.

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to receive Vir Chakra on Independence Day; Yudh Seva Medal for Minty Agarwal
India

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to receive Vir Chakra on Independence Day; Yudh Seva Medal for Minty Agarwal

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, is to be awarded the Vir Chakra for shooting down a Pakistani F-16 during a dogfight over the Line of Control (LoC) on 27 February

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be awarded Vir Chakra; five Mirage pilots, who carried out Balakot airstrikes, to be conferred Vayu Sena medal
India

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to be awarded Vir Chakra; five Mirage pilots, who carried out Balakot airstrikes, to be conferred Vayu Sena medal

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, is likely to be awarded a Vir Chakra for shooting down a Pakistani F-16 during a dogfight over the Line of Control on 27 February,

After Article 370 revocation, Bollywood production houses race to register Kashmir-related film titles
Entertainment

After Article 370 revocation, Bollywood production houses race to register Kashmir-related film titles

Bollywood producers had also registered titles like Abhinandan and Balakot after the Pulwama terror attack.

Army chief General Bipin Rawat dismisses Imran Khan's claim that Pulwama attack was 'indigenous'
India

Army chief General Bipin Rawat dismisses Imran Khan's claim that Pulwama attack was 'indigenous'

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat claimed to knowthe truth about the Pulwama attack. 'Our intelligence agencies had given ample proof of what had happened in Pulwama and that is all I would like to say', he said. This came after Pakistan Prime Minister said that the Pulwama terror attack, was an 'indigenous' incident.

IAF Jaguar pilot jettisons two fuel tanks, practice bombs after bird hit; lands safely at Ambala air base
India

IAF Jaguar pilot jettisons two fuel tanks, practice bombs after bird hit; lands safely at Ambala air base

Early reports have quoted IAF sources as saying that an Indian Air Force pilot jettisoned fuel tanks of his aircraft after one of the aircraft’s engines failed after being hit by a bird

IAF lost 27 aircrafts in crashes since 2016, defence ministry tells Lok Sabha; figure includes 15 fighter jets, helicopters
India

IAF lost 27 aircrafts in crashes since 2016, defence ministry tells Lok Sabha; figure includes 15 fighter jets, helicopters

In 2019-20, so far, an AN-32 transport aircraft crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, killing 13 IAF personnel earlier this month.

India's 'social media sena's' reaction to Pakistan ad mocking Abhinandan Varthaman is self-righteousness on steroids
India

India's 'social media sena's' reaction to Pakistan ad mocking Abhinandan Varthaman is self-righteousness on steroids

So when a Pakistan TV channel released an ad featuring a mock interrogation between When a Pakistan TV channel released an ad featuring a mock interrogation between Pakistani officials and an actor playing Commander Varthaman, it was bound to make India’s always-on-the-ready 'Social Media Sena' take immediate umbrage and cry foul over Pakistan’s shameful, rude, insensitive, etc., etc., behaviour for allowing such an offending ad to be aired in the first place.Pakistani officials and an actor playing Commander Varthaman, it was bound to make India’s always-on-the-ready 'Social Media Sena' take immediate umbrage and cry foul over Pakistan’s shameful, rude, insensitive, etc., etc., behaviour for allowing such an offending ad to be aired in the first place.

Pakistani channel's World Cup advertisement mocking Abhinandan Varthaman draws condemnation, outrage
Sports

Pakistani channel's World Cup advertisement mocking Abhinandan Varthaman draws condemnation, outrage

Twitter slammed a Pakistani television channel's cricket World Cup advertisement using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as a prop.

EC gives clean chit to Narendra Modi over reference to Abhinandan Varthaman; sixth such decision in recent past
Politics

EC gives clean chit to Narendra Modi over reference to Abhinandan Varthaman; sixth such decision in recent past

It was not immediately clear whether the decision on Narendra Modi's speech on 21 April was unanimous.