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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,

India calls US envoy to South Block, conveys 'grave concern' over $125mn military assistance to Pakistan
World

India calls US envoy to South Block, conveys 'grave concern' over $125mn military assistance to Pakistan

India has conveyed its "grave concern" to the US over its decision to provide military assistance to Pakistan. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the issue was taken up with the US Ambassador here and with the Donald Trump administration in Washington

Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy
World

Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy

Indian strategic circles are abuzz with speculation about the possible outcomes of the visit of US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, at a time when trade tensions with the US are hogging media headlines in New Delhi

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.

Pakistan rubbishes India's claim it downed F-16 jet post-Balakot, says one cannot hide a plane crash in this age
India

Pakistan rubbishes India's claim it downed F-16 jet post-Balakot, says one cannot hide a plane crash in this age

Pakistan has consistently denied the Indian Air Force's claim, saying none of its aircraft was shot down during the weeks of tensions between the two nuclear-armed countries.

Pakistan army refuses to accept India's radar images as proof that IAF downed F-16, maintains PAF shot down 2 Indian jets
World

Pakistan army refuses to accept India's radar images as proof that IAF downed F-16, maintains PAF shot down 2 Indian jets

The Pakistan Army on Monday said India has failed to provide any evidence of downing a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet during the 27 February aerial combat over Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir, despite claiming that it has proof of the incident.

F-16 aircraft escort Mumbai-Singapore flight to Changi airport after bomb threat; police questioning woman, child
World

F-16 aircraft escort Mumbai-Singapore flight to Changi airport after bomb threat; police questioning woman, child

A Singapore Airlines flight from Mumbai to Singapore with 263 passengers on board received a bomb threat, prompting Singapore Air Force to send two F-16s to escort the aircraft

MiG-21 Bison shooting down F-16 attests to IAF's combat prowess; procuring next-gen aircraft key to maintaining edge
India

MiG-21 Bison shooting down F-16 attests to IAF's combat prowess; procuring next-gen aircraft key to maintaining edge

IAF pilots combat superiority, even when faced with an advanced F-16 fighter jet, has been proven in the past, but to ensure the air force maintains its qualitative edge it's imperative that it gets the right next-generation aircraft in the right numbers and at the right time

India knows identity of Pakistani F-16 pilot who died, Nirmala Sitharaman tells India Today, confirms Firstpost report that he was beaten by Pakistan locals
India

India knows identity of Pakistani F-16 pilot who died, Nirmala Sitharaman tells India Today, confirms Firstpost report that he was beaten by Pakistan locals

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that India knows the identity of the deceased Pakistani pilot whose F-16 was downed by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's MiG-21.

'You hunted the hunter': Indian Air Force's latest praise for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman
India

'You hunted the hunter': Indian Air Force's latest praise for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

What Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman did is not everyone's cup of tea. He hunted the hunter, read the Hindi poem that the Indian Air Force shared on Twitter.

US 'very closely' following reports of F-16 misuse by Pakistan in 27 Feb strike on India, says top state dept official
World

US 'very closely' following reports of F-16 misuse by Pakistan in 27 Feb strike on India, says top state dept official

The US is ‘very closely’ following reports which have claimed that Pakistan misused American-made F-16 fighter jets against India, an official said

Fake news flying thick amid India-Pakistan tensions: Reports of Masood Azhar's death latest invention of rumour brigade
World

Fake news flying thick amid India-Pakistan tensions: Reports of Masood Azhar's death latest invention of rumour brigade

Amid the ongoing dogfight between India and Pakistan and tensions at the border, the fake news network is on a roll, peddling "facts" that are confusing the public and some even borderline provocative.

Doctored video of Abhinandan exposes Pakistan's 'peace gesture'; key takeaways from the developments so far
India

Doctored video of Abhinandan exposes Pakistan's 'peace gesture'; key takeaways from the developments so far

Pakistan clearly used captured pilot as leverage to eke out of a near war situation and to correct the domestic narrative by releasing heavily doctored videos

Pilot of downed Pakistan Air Force F-16 Shahaz-ud-Din mistaken for Indian airman, lynched by Nowshera mob
World

Pilot of downed Pakistan Air Force F-16 Shahaz-ud-Din mistaken for Indian airman, lynched by Nowshera mob

Pakistan Air Force Wing Commander Shahaz-ud-Din, the F-16 pilot shot down in a dogfight over the Nowshera sector, is reported to have been lynched by a mob who mistook him for an Indian airman

Abhinandan returns to India: Move won't help Pakistan; using F-16s, JeM dossier will add to its troubles
India

Abhinandan returns to India: Move won't help Pakistan; using F-16s, JeM dossier will add to its troubles

Imran Khan’s decision to release Wing Commander Abhinandan, could have been a huge diplomatic advantage, but he squandered it away by advising Indians to ponder on the 'azadi' sentiment in Kashmir

Social media companies must ensure platforms not misused to weaken country's morale, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
India

Social media companies must ensure platforms not misused to weaken country's morale, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad warned social media firms not to allow their platforms to be abused for 'weakening the morale of the country'

From Pulwama attack to air strikes: A timeline of events that escalated tension between India and Pakistan
India

From Pulwama attack to air strikes: A timeline of events that escalated tension between India and Pakistan

From Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir to India and Pakistan launching airstrikes across the border, let's take a look at the incidents that flared-up of tensions between the two neighbouring countries

Imran Khan urges Narendra Modi for talks, says India and Pakistan cannot afford 'miscalculation'
World

Imran Khan urges Narendra Modi for talks, says India and Pakistan cannot afford 'miscalculation'

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan called for dialogue to resolve issues between India and Pakistan, hours after one Pakistani F-16 fighter jet crossed the Line of Control and was engaged by Indian Air Force MiG jets

Make in India: Lockheed Martin to make wings for F-16 jet in India with local partner Tata Advanced Systems
Business

Make in India: Lockheed Martin to make wings for F-16 jet in India with local partner Tata Advanced Systems

Producing F-16 wings in India will strengthen Lockheed Martin’s strategic partnership with Tata and support Make in India,”