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Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue: Challenges Persist as CM Dhami Updates on Progress & Uncertainty |Oneindia
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Israel-Hamas conflict: India sends 2nd batch of aid to Palestinians caught in the crossfire
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Hear Cricket Enthusiasts on Their Plans For Grand Spectacle World Cup 2023 Final | Oneindia News
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The Grand Spectacle: World Cup 2023 Final at Narendra Modi Stadium- The Events| Oneindia
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Ahmedabad Flight & Hotel Costs Multiply Ahead of the India vs. Australia Final| OneIndia News
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IAF's Surya Kiran Team to Shine at World Cup Final Between India and Australia| OneIndia News
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Tunnel Rescue| Efforts Persist as 40 Workers Trapped in Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse| Oneindia
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Indian Air Force day: Chief Air Chief Marshal participates in the Air Force Day celebration
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Indian Air Force day: Air Chief Marshal unveils the new Indian Air Force ensign | Oneindia News
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Indian Air Force deploys indigenous MR-SAM air defence system after S-400 | Oneindia News
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Indian Air Force personnel dismantle & reassemble jeep in less than 5 minutes: Watch | Oneindia News
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India Army and IAF set to buy 156 more ‘Prachand’ light combat helicopters | Oneindia News
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'Incredibly enriching experience': PM Modi takes sortie on Tejas fighter aircraft in Bengaluru; see photosIndian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari was on the spot to supervise the preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden sortie in the indigenous Made in India fighter aircraft.
PM Modi to visit HAL in Bengaluru tomorrow to review manufacturing facilityIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) site in Bengaluru to review their manufacturing facility for Tejas jets. The Indian Air Force recently issued a..
IAF hasn’t shared details of ‘UFO’ probe: Airport officialThe mystery surrounding the unidentified flying object seen over Imphal airport continues, which caused the airspace to be temporarily closed and flights to be suspended for more than three hours...
Indian Air Force scrambles 2 Rafale fighter jets to search for 'UFO' sighted near ImphalThe sighting of the UFO over the Imphal airport happened around 2:30 pm after which a few commercial flights were affected yesterday.
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IAF airlifts 29 runaway Myanmarese soldiers from Mizoram villageA group of 29 Myanmarese soldiers who sought refuge in Mizoram after their camp was attacked by the Chin militia have been airlifted by the Indian Air Force to Assam Rifles camps in Manipur. They will..
‘UFO’ sparks 3-hour Imphal airspace closureAn unidentified flying object (UFO) was spotted over Imphal airport in India, leading to the closure of airspace and suspension of civilian flights for over three hours. The Indian Air Force (IAF)..
Second IAF aircraft carrying emergency aid for Gaza departs for Egypt's El-Arish airportIndia has sent a second Indian Air Force C17 aircraft carrying 32 tonnes of aid for civilians in Gaza affected by the Israel-Hamas war. The aid package includes medical supplies, tents, sleeping bags,..
Day 6 of U'khand tunnel collapse: 'Cracking sound' has put rescue effort at standstill to free 41 labourersAmid rescue operations underway in Uttarakhand at the Silkyara tunnel site, a C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force has been deployed to airlift almost 22 tonnes of critical equipment from..
Doda bus accident: IAF helicopters deployed at site of accident in AssarThe helicopters evacuated critically injured survivors to Jammu. As many as 38 people were killed and 19 others injured after a bus fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda.
IAF choppers made 404 sorties to ferry polling staff in Naxal-hit Bastar during Chhattisgarh 1st phase electionsThe Indian Air Force conducted 404 sorties with eight MI-17 choppers to transport polling parties and voting machines in Naxal-affected Bastar division during the first phase of Chhattisgarh polls. The..
India sends over 9 tonnes of relief material to Nepal's NepalgunjThe Indian Air Force's C-130 J aircraft carrying over 9 tonnes of relief material departed from India to deliver relief material to Nepalgunj as the ongoing humanitarian relief mission for Nepal..
Watch: Army successfully 'rains fire & steel' from Rudra chopperThe Indian Army's aviation unit successfully tested a new generation rocket and turret ammunition system from the Rudra attack helicopter, the first indigenous attack chopper. The Rudra, a weaponized..
Army set to induct 1st batch of Apache attack helicoptersThe Indian Army is preparing to induct six Apache attack helicopters armed with Stinger air-to-air missiles, Hellfire Longbow air-to-ground missiles, guns, and rockets. The deliveries of the..
PM Modi to address rally in Kanker town of poll-bound Chhattisgarh on ThursdayPrime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in election-bound Chhattisgarh on Thursday, his first public meeting in the Congress-ruled state after the announcement of the poll schedule. The PM's..
IAF replaces MiG 21 fighter squadron at Uttarlai, re-equipped with Su-30 MKIThe Number 4 Squadron known as 'Oorials' of the Indian Air Force (IAF) based at Air Force Station Uttarlai (Barmer), Rajasthan is converting from the MiG-21 to the Su-30 MKI, marking a watershed moment..
India aims to deploy desi 'iron dome' by 2028-2029India is set to deploy its own long-range air defence system by 2028-29. The indigenous long-range surface-to-air missile (LR-SAM) system, being developed under 'Project Kusha', will have interception..
Rajnath Singh: IAF must learn from emerging trends in air warfareThe Indian Air Force (IAF) has been urged by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to analyze and adapt to emerging trends in air warfare. Singh emphasized the importance of joint planning and execution of..
Focus on strengthening India's air defence systems: Rajnath to top IAF commandersIndian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has urged top commanders of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to assess the rapidly changing global geopolitical situation in the Indian context. He emphasized the need..
Kangana Ranaut meets Israeli ambassador, expresses support for Israel's fight against terrorismIndian actress Kangana Ranaut met with Israeli Ambassador Naor Gilon to discuss the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. Kangana expressed her confidence in Israel's efforts to defeat terrorism and her..
High-flying Nairs first couple to both get Air Marshal rank in Indian Air ForceAir Marshal Sadhna Saxena Nair and her husband Air Marshal K P Nair have become the first and only Air Marshal couple in the Indian Air Force (IAF). Sadhna Nair, a doctor, was recently promoted to the..
Northern Army Commander visits IAF's Western Command for seminarLieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi, the Northern Army Commander, recently visited the Indian Air Force's Western Command for a seminar on integrated operations in the northern sector. This visit..
IAF successfully tests longer range air-launched BrahMos cruise missile
Who is Shaliza Dalmi, IAF helicopter pilot, first female officer leading Indian Air Force Day parade?Dhami, an IAF helicopter pilot, made history in March when she became the first female commander of a front-line combat unit. She is in charge of a missile squadron in the Western sector at the moment.
IAF to buy 156 more ‘Prachand’ Light Combat helicopters for deployment along China, Pakistan bordersIn a major push for the Centre's 'Make in India' initiative, the Indian Air Force is planning to place an order for 156 more Prachand Light Combat Helicopters with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL),..
Forces guilty of medical negligence, says Supreme Court, gives ex-IAF man ₹1.5crThe Supreme Court has awarded compensation of Rs 1.5 crore to a defence personnel who contracted HIV during a blood transfusion while on duty in Jammu Kashmir. The court held the Indian Air Force and..
Glimpse into the future: India showcases UAV innovation at Bharat Drone ShaktiThe Indian Air Force (IAF) and Drone Federation of India (DFI) hosted the Bharat Drone Shakti event to showcase the country's advancements in drone technology. The event featured aerial demonstrations..
IAF inducts C-295 tactical aircraft, first of 56 'Rhinos'India has formally inducted its first C-295 tactical military airlift aircraft into the Indian Air Force (IAF). Defence minister Rajnath Singh emphasized the importance of the defence and aerospace..
Defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates Bharat Drone Shakti show at Hindon airbaseThe Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Drone Federation of India (DFI) have jointly hosted the Bharat Drone Shakti-2023 exhibition at the Hindan Air Base in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The event featured..
Indian Air Force gets big tactical boost, first Airbus C-295 aircraft inducted into IAFIn a major tactical boost for the Indian Air Force, the C-295 medium tactical transport aircraft has been inducted in the IAF in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
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Rajnath Singh to inaugurate Bharat Drone Shakti 2023 today, to induct C-295 transport aircraft into IAFThe event will take place at the IAF's Hindan airbase in Ghaziabad.
C-295 transport plane: All you need to know about IAF's newest addition to its transport fleetThe Indian Air Force (IAF) will receive its first C-295 transport plane during a ceremony in Spain. The aircraft, manufactured by Airbus, is part of a contract worth nearly Rs 22,000 crore. The C-295..
Exercise Bright Star-23: Indian Air Force refuels Egyptian Rafale fighter aircraftAn IL-78 tanker of the Indian Air Force refuelled Mig 29 M and Rafale fighter aircraft of the Egyptian Air Force as part of Exercise Bright Star-23, the IAF said on Tuesday. IAF Mig 29 UPG was also..
IAF chief in Spain to take delivery of India's first tactical airlift plane on WednesdayThe formal induction ceremony of the twin-turboprop C-295 transport aircraft, which can carry up to nine-tonne of payload or 71 soldiers with a "short take-off and land" capability from semi-prepared..
Egyptian jet gets refuelled midair by Indian Airforce aircraft during Exercise BRIGHT STAR-23The Indian Air Force (IAF) participated in Exercise BRIGHT STAR-23 in Egypt, where their IL-78 air-to-air refuelling aircraft refuelled aircraft from the Egyptian Air Force. This exercise aims to..
Indian Army, IAF contingent with integrated combat troops arrive in Alexandria for exercise Bright Star-23Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent with Integrated Combat troops have arrived at Alexandria for Exercise Bright Star-23 on August 29. The opening ceremony was held on August 31.
IAF erects air defence shield for Delhi-NCR for G20 summitThe IAF is going full steam ahead in making the airspace over the Delhi-National Capital Region as impregnable as possible, with fighter jets, surface-to-air missile systems, anti-drone systems,..
Himachal Pradesh: IAF evacuates 1,330 people, airdrops 45 tons of essential itemsThe IAF on Tuesday said it carried out 226 sorties across the state that lasted for 115 hours since July 8-9 when heavy rains struck the region, especially upper reaches of the state. The IAF sprang..
Modi’s speech in Parliament revealed influence of ‘mischievous distorians’ on his thinking, alleges CongressThe Congress on Friday rebutted Prime Minister's attack on former PM Indira Gandhi about her decision to use the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Mizoram in 1966. It alleged that the PM's reply to the..
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Bengaluru space startup Pixxel wins defence ministry grant to build satellites for IAFBengaluru-based Space startup Pixxel on Tuesday said it has won a government grant to build multi-payload satellites for the Indian Air Force. The multi-crore rupees grant under the ministry of..
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Meet IAF's Sreevidya Rajan, Kargil's unsung hero who flew with Gunjan Saxena, saved soldiers' livesThe Kargil War had many unsung heroes, and one of them was former IAF pilot Sreevidya Rajan, who was one of the first female pilots to fly in the war.
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Theatre commands on the anvil, will boost country’s war-fighting capacity: CDSThe impending creation of joint theatre commands will combine the unique capabilities of the Army, Navy and IAF through integrated processes and structures to bolster the country’s war-fighting..
Row over Himachal CM Sukhu’s remarks on Indian Air ForceA tweet by Himachal Pradesh chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu about the Indian Air Force (IAF)’s rescue operation in the state during the existing inclement weather conditions has triggered a..
PM Modi participates in Bastille Day parade in France, India's tri-services marching contingent wows crowdsPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday joined French President Emmanuel Macron for the Bastille Day parade as the Guest of Honour with an Indian tri-services marching contingent wowing crowds here..
IAF chief VR Chaudhari calls for 'evolved approach' to fight 'tomorrow's wars'IAF chief Marshal VR Chaudhari has highlighted the need for the IAF to adopt an "evolved approach" for the preparation of future military leaders to keep up with the "accelerated technology infusion"..