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Resident of Sindh province becomes first Hindu pilot to be inducted into Pakistan Air Force, says local news outlet
World

Resident of Sindh province becomes first Hindu pilot to be inducted into Pakistan Air Force, says local news outlet

In a first for Pakistan, a Hindu has been selected as a pilot in the country's air force. The youth, Rahul Dev, has been recruited as a General Duty (GD) pilot officer

US reprimands Pakistan Air Force chief for misusing F-16 fighter jets post-Balakot airstrikes, claims report
World

US reprimands Pakistan Air Force chief for misusing F-16 fighter jets post-Balakot airstrikes, claims report

The US reprimanded Pakistan Air Force chief in August for misusing F-16 fighter jets by undermining their shared security platforms and infrastructures, a media report said

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 claims to have 'irrefutable' evidence' that Pakistan's F-16 jet was shot down by MiG-21 Bison
India

IAF claims to have 'irrefutable' evidence' that Pakistan's F-16 jet was shot down by MiG-21 Bison

Addressing a press briefing in New Delhi, AVM Kapoor read out the IAF statement, which said that the two aircraft, MIG-21 Bison and F-16, went down during aerial combat.

Imran Khan cites US magazine report on F-16s to slam BJP, claims saffron party trying to win elections through 'war hysteria'
World

Imran Khan cites US magazine report on F-16s to slam BJP, claims saffron party trying to win elections through 'war hysteria'

Washington-based Foreign Policy magazine reported on Thursday that American personnel recently counted the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16s and found none of the planes missing.

Pakistan hinting at use of F-16 jet in dogfight with India exposes its lies; 'self-defence' a weak argument that doesn't hold
India

Pakistan hinting at use of F-16 jet in dogfight with India exposes its lies; 'self-defence' a weak argument that doesn't hold

Just last month, Pakistan had reiterated that only JF-17s, and no F-16, were used against India in the 27 February dogfight over Kashmir, which makes the latest mention of the use of F-fighter jets significant.

Pakistan changes stance on air engagement with India, says F-16s might have been used to hit Indian aircraft after initial denial
India

Pakistan changes stance on air engagement with India, says F-16s might have been used to hit Indian aircraft after initial denial

Pakistan on Monday for the first time indicated that F-16s might have been used to hit Indian fighter jets during the aerial combat on 27 February and said Islamabad retains the right to use anything and everything in its self defence

Weeks after aerial face-off, Pakistan's armed forces on high alert to retaliate against possible 'Indian aggression'
India

Weeks after aerial face-off, Pakistan's armed forces on high alert to retaliate against possible 'Indian aggression'

Three weeks after the 26 February airstrikes, as the Indian government and forces claim more evidence of Balakot strike being a successful one, the Pakistan Air Force has lined up its F-16s across the eastern border from Sindh in South to Skardu in North and deployed special forces along the Line of Control.

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

Pakistan successfully test-fires 'smart weapon' with day and night capability to hit targets from JF-17 jet
World

Pakistan successfully test-fires 'smart weapon' with day and night capability to hit targets from JF-17 jet

Pakistan Air Force successfully test-fired a "smart weapon" with both day and night capability to engage a variety of targets with pinpoint accuracy

'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.

Jaish-e-Mohammed does not exist in Pakistan, claims army spokesperson; says ball now in India's court to de-escalate tension
India

Jaish-e-Mohammed does not exist in Pakistan, claims army spokesperson; says ball now in India's court to de-escalate tension

Jaish-e-Muhammed which claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack does not exist in Pakistan, the military's spokesperson has said, days after Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi admitted that the terror outfit's chief is present in the country

Balakot air strikes; Where are bodies of Pakistani militants IAF says it killed in air strikes, ask villagers: Reuters report
World

Balakot air strikes; Where are bodies of Pakistani militants IAF says it killed in air strikes, ask villagers: Reuters report

The only confirmed victim of India's air strike against Pakistan is still unsure why he was shaken awake in the early hours of Tuesday by an explosion that rocked his mud brick house and left him with a cut above his right eye.

Pakistan falsely claimed downing Sukhoi-30 on 27 Feb to 'coverup' loss of F-16 aircraft, says defence ministry
India

Pakistan falsely claimed downing Sukhoi-30 on 27 Feb to 'coverup' loss of F-16 aircraft, says defence ministry

The Pakistani Air Force (PAF) carried out an unsuccessful aerial combat on 27 February as a retaliation to India's strike at a major terrorist training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror group in Pakistan's Balakot.

Amid anti-Pakistan hysteria, pollsters believe Opposition scoring self-goal by questioning Modi on IAF air strikes
Politics

Amid anti-Pakistan hysteria, pollsters believe Opposition scoring self-goal by questioning Modi on IAF air strikes

C-Voter has not published any poll after the military strike, but its founder said Modi’s approval rating has soared to levels not seen since mid-2017, according to C-Voter’s estimates

In a busy Bastar tea shop, reactions to the IAF's Balakot air strike mirror TV newsroom hysteria
World

In a busy Bastar tea shop, reactions to the IAF's Balakot air strike mirror TV newsroom hysteria

Pulwama attack was a huge intelligence failure and reflected poorly on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, however, after the Balakot air strike, the narrative has changed with the media influencing people’s minds in favour of the ruling party

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.

Washington wants to know if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down Indian warplane in aerial missions
World

Washington wants to know if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down Indian warplane in aerial missions

The United States said on Sunday it was trying to find out if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down an Indian warplane, potentially in violation of US agreements, as the stand-off between the nuclear-armed neighbours appeared to be easing.

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.