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Independence Day 2020: Security tightened, Armed Forces band wows spectators
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5 dead, 10 injured in landslide at Kerala's Idukki
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Watch: Rain fury wreaks havoc in Kerala; landslides kill over 10 in Idukki
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Watch: Janhvi Kapoor visits Nani, brother Arjun accompanies
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IAF aircraft gifted to AMU listed online for sale, post removed later
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Watch how IAF chief greeted Rafale pilots at Ambala base; jet induction in Aug
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Rafale jets should worry those threatening India: Govt's message to China
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Watch: First batch of Rafale fighter jets take off from France to join Indian Air Force
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Rajnath Singh addresses inaugural session of Air Force Commander's Conference
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Watch: IAF's Apache helicopter carries out night operations near China border
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Watch: IAF's MiG-29 roars in night operations near China border
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IAF ready for challenges near India-China border
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Watch: IAF Apache attack helicopter carrying out air operations near India-China border
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Watch: IAF's fighter aircraft carry out air operations near India-China border
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Watch: Indian Air Force develops Mi-17 helicopters for tackling locusts attack
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Watch: IAF chopper makes precautionary landing in Sonipat
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Taken necessary action to handle any upcoming contingency on LAC: IAF Chief
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'A great son, always ready to help others in need,' says pilot's mother who died in Kerala plane crashDV Sathe, who served as a pilot in Air India after serving in the Indian Air Force, died in the plane crash on Friday.
Pilot served in IAF, won NDA Sword of HonourCommanding pilot Deepak V Sathe is believed to have died on the spot. Sathe lived in Powai with his family which includes his wife Sushma and two sons. He was a wing commander in the Indian Air..
Army, IAF to maintain very high-level of alertness along LAC: Sources on border standoff with ChinaThe Indian Army and the IAF will maintain a very high-level of operational readiness in all areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, North Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh till..
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Purpose of Rafale is to hit Pakistani aircraft inside Pakistani air space: Former IAS Chief BS DhanoaDhanoa also said that the Rafales being supplied to the IAF are much more advanced than the ones being used by the French Air Force.
Air Marshal VR Chaudhari takes over as chief of Indian Air Force's Western Air CommandThe guard of honour parade was carried out to honour Air Marshal Choudhari, a recipient of the prestigious Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and the Vayu Sena Medal.
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Indian Army prepares to maintain current strength in eastern Ladakh during winter monthsThe Indian Army is preparing to maintain its current strength of troops, tanks and other weaponry in all key areas in eastern Ladakh in the harsh winter months amid stand-off with China. They said the..
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Chinese experts claim IAF's Rafale jets stand no chance against its J-20According to former IAF chief BS Dhanoa, Rafale is a game-changer, and the Chinese J-20 doesn't even come close.
'Disproportionate arms build-up': India's Rafale acquisition irks PakistanFive of the 36 medium multi-role Rafale fighter jets arrived at the IAF airbase in Ambala near New Delhi on Wednesday.
Defended Rafale deal as did not want it go the Bofors way: Former IAF chief B S DhanoaFormer Chief of Air Staff B S Dhanoa on Wednesday welcomed the arrival of Rafales in India and said he defended the deal to procure the multi-role jets notwithstanding the political controversy to stop..
5 Rafale jets arrive in India in a boost to IAF's combat capability
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UPA govt's labour in identifying, purchasing Rafale in 2012 finally bears fruit: CongressAfter the arrival of five French Rafale fighter jets in the country, the Congress on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Air Force (IAF) while taking credit of its government's labour in identifying and..
Rafale touchdown historic day for IAF, jets will be game changer: Amit ShahDescribing the arrival of five Rafale fighter jets as a historic day for the Indian Air Force and a proud moment for India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said they are the world's most..
Touch down of Rafale jets in India marks beginning of new era in our military history: Rajnath SinghDefence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the touch down of Rafale jets in India marks the beginning of a new era in our military history. "These multi-role aircraft will revolutionise the..
Watch: Five Rafale fighter jets land at Ambala airbase, given ceremonial water saluteDefence Minister Rajnath Singh informed that the five Rafale fighter jets from France safely landed at the Indian Air Force base in Ambala. The jets were given a customary water salute upon their..
Five Rafale jets enter Indian air spaceThe Rafale jets are India's first major acquisition of fighter planes in over two decades, and they are expected to significantly boost the Indian Air Force's combat capabilities.
'Welcome to India, boys': Netizens flood Twitter with greetings as Rafale jets make radio contact with Indian NavyThe first batch of five Rafale jets will land in India, specifically at Haryana's Ambala, today (i.e. Wednesday, July 29). The jets are being flown to Ambala airbase by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots...
Rafale Landing: As India awaits arrival of 5 fighter jets, IMD predicts 'cloudy skies, rainfall' weather in AmbalaIndian Air Force has a back-up plan in case the weather conditions do not permit a timely landing of the Rafale jets in Haryana's Ambala.
IAF officer who played key role in Rafale delivery hero back home in KashmirPresently India's Air Attache in France, the native of Anantnag in Kashmir has played a key role in ensuring delivery of Rafale jets to the country. Rather, son of a retired DSP, spent all of last year..
High Five: Rafales take off, arriving tomorrowThe imminent arrival of the five Rafales, out of the 36 contracted from France in the Rs 59,000-crore deal inked in September 2016, comes two decades after IAF first demanded such fighters, and an..
'Heroes motivate me to do more': Man who designed Rafale patches wanted to become IAF pilotSaurav Chordia has designed patches for pilots who will fly Rafale fighter jets. The patches designed by him will feature on the overalls of Rafale pilots.
5 Rafale jets land safely at UAE's Al Dhafra airbase, to arrive in India on July 29The fighter aircraft were flagged off by the Indian Ambassador to France from an airbase in Merignac where he interacted with the IAF crew.
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Five IAF Rafales take off for India, to reach Ambala on July 29The delivery of the aircraft was earlier supposed to have been done by May end but this was postponed by two months in view of the COVID-19 situation in both India and France.
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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Gunjan Saxena, India's first female IAF pilot, pays tributes to martyrsThe Indian Air Force's role in acting jointly with Indian Army ground troops during the war was aimed at flushing out regular and irregular troops of the Pakistani Army from vacated Indian Positions in..
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India to boost Rafale capabilities with HAMMER missiles under emergency orderWith the Rafales arriving in the country in the middle of a dispute with China, the Indian Air Force is further boosting the capabilities of the combat aircraft by equipping it with the HAMMER missiles..
Rajnath Singh: IAF deployment ‘has sent message to adversaries’
IAF's rapid deployment of assets in eastern Ladakh sent signal to adversary: Rajnath SinghDefence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday complimented the Indian Air Force for its rapid deployment of assets at forward locations in response to the border row with China in eastern Ladakh, saying..
Amid border row with China, Navy's MiG-29K fighter aircraft to be deployed in northern sectorAt a time when Indian Navy's P-8I surveillance planes are carrying out frequent sweeps over the eastern Ladakh sector, the Navy's maritime fighter jets MiG-29K will be deployed in the Northern sector..
IAF ready for long haul amid row with China, to induct 5 Rafales on July 29Ahead of the three twin-seat and two single-seat Rafales touching down at the Ambala airbase on July 29, IAF brass will brainstorm on the operational situation along the 3,488-km Line of Actual..
Top IAF brass to meet to discuss China border situation, rapid Rafale deployment this weekThe top commanders will meet this week for the two-days commanders' conference starting from July 22 where they will deliberate on a range of security issues, Indian Air Force officials told ANI.
India-China tensions: Top IAF commanders to discuss situation on LACThe top IAF commanders will meet this week for the two-days commanders' conference starting from July 22
US aerospace major Boeing completes delivery of 37 military helicopters to IndiaIn the midst of India's tense border standoff with China, US aerospace major Boeing delivered the final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters to the Indian Air Force around two weeks ago, and the..
Boeing completes helicopter deliveries to Indian Air ForceThe final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters were handed over to the IAF at Air Force Station, Hindon.
IAF carrying out intensive night-time operations over Eastern LadakhTeam ANI reached a forward airbase near China border from where the Indian Air Force is carrying out intensive night operations involving its fighter aircraft including the MiG-29 and Sukhoi-30MKI..
MiG-29, Apache choppers primed and ready; Indian Air Force conducts night-time combat sortie over eastern LadakhThe Indian Army and IAF have ramped up their operations along the LAC after the Galwan incident
Indian Air Force geared up for combat role in China border area
Need to further enhance our operational capabilities: IAF chiefThe Indian Air Force needs to further enhance its operational capabilities and improve serviceability of its mission critical systems, Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria said on Thursday, at a time when..
Defence Ministry approves proposal to procure 21 MIG-29, 12 Su-30 MKI jets for Rs 18,148 croreAddressing the long-felt need of the Indian Air Force to increase its fighter squadrons, 21 MIG-29 and 12 Su-30 MKI aircraft will be procured while existing 59 Mig-29 aircraft will be upgraded.
Amid China row, India likely to get six 'fully-loaded' Rafale jets by July-endAmid the ongoing dispute with China over its aggression along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India is likely to get around six fully-loaded Rafale fighter aircraft by July-end fitted with the..
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IAF watching Chinese bases, sure of matching air powerThere has been “no major or fresh infusion of assets” by the People’s Liberation Army-Air Force at Hotan and Kashgar in Xinjiang as well as Gargunsa, Lhasa-Gonggar and Shigatse airbases said..
IAF's Cheetah helicopter makes emergency landing on expressway in Haryana's SonepatThe helicopter was rectified and recovered back promptly and safely at Hindan, the defence ministry said.
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IAF chief: Forces capable of handling the situationAsked if China had an advantage over India, the IAF chief said, “Rest assured, our armed forces are capable of handling the situation.” However, Bhadauria would not go into details on whether the..
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