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Rajasthan: IAF flying officer chased by men in Jodhpur; one arrested, hunt on for two associates, say police
India

Rajasthan: IAF flying officer chased by men in Jodhpur; one arrested, hunt on for two associates, say police

A flying officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was allegedly chased by some men in a car who passed lewd comments and made obscene gestures at her, police said on Monday.

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.

AN-32 crash: Probe to ascertain cause to be delayed due to severe damage to plane's black box, say defence sources
India

AN-32 crash: Probe to ascertain cause to be delayed due to severe damage to plane's black box, say defence sources

The blackbox of the AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh was damaged, thus it will take more time to find the actual cause of the crash. The black box of the plane was recovered by a team of mountaineers that was sent to the site on 9 June. The AN-32 aircraft went missing on 3 June after taking off from Assam's Jorhat.

Indian Army sends choppers to AN-32 crash site, Mi-17's and Advanced Light Helicopters deployed for search and rescue operation
India

Indian Army sends choppers to AN-32 crash site, Mi-17's and Advanced Light Helicopters deployed for search and rescue operation

Mi-17s and Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) of the Indian Army have been deployed for the search and rescue operation of 13 personnel on board the Indian Air Force's (IAF) AN-32.

27 Feb Mi-17 crash in Kashmir's Budgam: 22-year-old Kashmiri youth who died while rescuing pilots
India

27 Feb Mi-17 crash in Kashmir's Budgam: 22-year-old Kashmiri youth who died while rescuing pilots

While the IAF initially cited 'technical snag' as cause of the crash, they later told families of the personnel that more information will emerge once the investigation into the case is completed. However, no one has given any answers to the mother of 22-year-old Kifayat, a brick kiln worker who lost his life after as he rushed towards the blazing chopper to rescue the pilots after it had crashed.

India-Pakistan tensions: The advice General Bhishma would give Prime Minister Narendra Modi today
India

India-Pakistan tensions: The advice General Bhishma would give Prime Minister Narendra Modi today

This is a dharmayudha, a righteous war between good and evil, fight it in every way, use every tool you have — military, diplomatic, communications, economic — and win it. For too long your country has languished under Pakistan’s terror assault.

India-Pakistan tensions: Balakot strike and Abhinandan's release are watershed moments, here's why
India

India-Pakistan tensions: Balakot strike and Abhinandan's release are watershed moments, here's why

It is critical to debunk the myth that Abhinandan’s release was a peace gesture by Pakistan. It was rather a desperate damage control act, given Pakistan’s fragile fiscal health and the collateral perils of escalating tensions with India at this stage.

IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'
India

IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'

Abhinandan Varthaman LIVE updates: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah-Attari border on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. "The nation is proud of your exemplary courage. Our armed forces are an inspiration for 130 crore Indians," he said.

India-Pakistan tensions updates: Release of captured pilot a gesture in consonance with Geneva Conventions, says IAF
India

India-Pakistan tensions updates: Release of captured pilot a gesture in consonance with Geneva Conventions, says IAF

India-Pakistan tensions LIVE updates: Narendra Modi will conduct a security review meeting with all three service chiefs, and intel chiefs, CNN-News18 reported. NSA Ajit Doval will be briefing the prime minister about the day's developments.

Fake news flying thick on India-Pak air strikes; don't buy the BS: Photos purportedly of felled MiG-21 actually those of F-16 debris
India

Fake news flying thick on India-Pak air strikes; don't buy the BS: Photos purportedly of felled MiG-21 actually those of F-16 debris

Given the relatively short period of time within which these three developments broke, confusion reigned on social media where journalists, news portals and those following the news traded various versions of the yet unverified reports of the three air crashes.

Modi has tough choices after Pakistan's capture of IAF pilot: Diplomacy may work, but will have strategic, political costs
India

Modi has tough choices after Pakistan's capture of IAF pilot: Diplomacy may work, but will have strategic, political costs

Pakistan's foray into Indian airspace — as expressed by the statement released by MOFA on Wednesday morning — was aimed more at reclaiming some lost ground and playing to the gallery back home instead of a serious retaliation.

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan to be released tomorrow: Move lays ground for trust in Imran Khan's leadership
India

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan to be released tomorrow: Move lays ground for trust in Imran Khan's leadership

It is now clear that at least one pilot, reportedly named Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, is in Pakistan’s custody. Which is not surprising. This is what happens in war. Each side accepts this reality

India-Pakistan air strikes updates: Abhinandan the only pilot in custody, says Pakistan military after claims of capturing two
India

India-Pakistan air strikes updates: Abhinandan the only pilot in custody, says Pakistan military after claims of capturing two

India-Pakistan air strikes LIVE updates: DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter, "There is only one pilot under Pakistan Army’s custody. Wing Comd Abhi Nandan is being treated as per norms of military ethics."

No reports of any IAF jet damaged by Pakistan, defence sources tell PTI; say Pak F16 strike report to be verified as well
World

No reports of any IAF jet damaged by Pakistan, defence sources tell PTI; say Pak F16 strike report to be verified as well

Earlier in the day, Pakistan claimed it shot down two Indian military aircraft over Pakistani air space and arrested at least one of the pilots.

Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'
India

Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'

Reports had said that in retaliation to Tuesday's airstrike, Pakistani jets had violated the Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri sectors.

India to sign contract for 48 Mi-17 choppers with Russia, says Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov
India

India to sign contract for 48 Mi-17 choppers with Russia, says Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov

The Mi-17V-5 of Russia's Rostec State Corporation is based on the Mi 8 helicopter airframe and is one of the most advanced aircraft of the Mi-8/17 helicopter family

Russia, India to sign contract for overhaul of Mi-26 choppers, says official
India

Russia, India to sign contract for overhaul of Mi-26 choppers, says official

India and Russia are set to sign a contract for the overhaul of three Mi-26 helicopters, the biggest choppers in the world, for the Indian Air Force

IAF's Mi-17 chopper crashed due to detachment of tail rotor: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa
India

IAF's Mi-17 chopper crashed due to detachment of tail rotor: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

The Mi-17 helicopter crash in Tawang, killing seven military personnel, may have been caused due to disengagement of the chopper's tail rotor, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said on Sunday.

Indian Air Force's Mi-17 crash-lands in Uttarakhand, all passengers reported safe
India

Indian Air Force's Mi-17 crash-lands in Uttarakhand, all passengers reported safe

An Mi-17 helicopter of Indian Air Force carrying officers and men of the 12 Grenadiers on Wednesday crash-landed while on a practice drill near Mana village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district.