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IAF decommissions MiG-27 after three decades of service

IndiaTimes Friday, 27 December 2019
On Friday, Indian Air Force (IAF) decommissioned MiG-27, the fighter aircraft that played a stellar role during the Kargil war with Pakistan 20 years ago
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IAF carrying out intensive night-time operations over Eastern Ladakh

Team ANI reached a forward airbase near China border from where the Indian Air Force is carrying out intensive night operations involving its fighter aircraft..
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Watch: IAF's Apache helicopter carries out night operations near China border [Video]

Watch: IAF's Apache helicopter carries out night operations near China border

Indian Air Force (IAF) Apache attack helicopter, at a forward airbase near India-China border, carried out night operations. These attack helicopters are fully loaded with fire-and-forget anti tank guided missiles, air to air missiles, rockets and other ammunitions. Apache helicopters also have modern Electronic Warfare (EW) capabilities to provide versatility to the helicopter in a network centric aerial warfare. These aircrafts have been modified specifically to suit the exacting standards demanded by IAF.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:28Published
Watch: IAF's MiG-29 roars in night operations near China border [Video]

Watch: IAF's MiG-29 roars in night operations near China border

Indian Air Force's MiG-29 fighter aircraft conducted night operations at a forward airbase near India-China border. Chinook heavylift helicopter also joined the night operation. The Indian Air Force has significantly enhanced deployment of frontline jets, attack helicopters and transport fleet in its key bases along the Line of Actual Control. The air activities in the Ladakh area and other places along the China border had gone up extensively soon after the Galwan valley clash on June 15 in which 20 Indian Army personnel lost their lives.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:29Published

MiG-29, Apache choppers primed and ready; Indian Air Force conducts night-time combat sortie over eastern Ladakh

The Indian Army and IAF have ramped up their operations along the LAC after the Galwan incident
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IAF ready for challenges near India-China border [Video]

IAF ready for challenges near India-China border

Amid India-China border tensions, Indian Air Force personnel stated that they are ready in all aspects to undertake any operational tasks. A squadron leader of Indian Air Force at a forward airbase near Indo-China border said, "Every air warrior at this base and across IAF is fully trained and capable to meet all the challenges. Our josh has always been high and touching the sky with glory." IAF wing commander at a forward airbase near Indo-China border said, "We have all resources in terms of men and equipment to meet all the challenges. IAF is ready in all aspects to undertake all operational tasks and for providing requisite support for military operations."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:43Published

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Every peak, mountain witnessed valour of Indian soldiers: PM Modi in Ladakh [Video]

Every peak, mountain witnessed valour of Indian soldiers: PM Modi in Ladakh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his surprise visit to Leh hailed bravery of Indian soldiers at the border. "Today the head of every citizen of the country bows to you in respect. From Leh, Ladakh to Siachen and Kargil and Galwan's icy waters...every mountain, every peak is witness to the valour of Indian soldiers," said PM Modi to soldiers in Ladakh.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:28Published
Ladakh celebrating Eid early after moon sighted in Kargil [Video]

Ladakh celebrating Eid early after moon sighted in Kargil

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Ladakh on May 23 amid coronavirus pandemic. Celebration of Eid will be different this year as large gatherings are prohibited and people have been asked to maintain social distancing. Eid-ul-Fitr is also known as festival of breaking the fast which is observed during the holy month of Ramadan. While speaking to ANI, a local said, "The moon was sighted in Kargil on May 22 so we are celebrating Eid in Ladakh today (May 23). Due to COVID-19 outbreak, we will be offering prayers at our homes." There are 44 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ladakh. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 active cases are 69,597 and 3720 deaths in India.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:32Published

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India tops worst-hit countries with β€˜no community transmission’

India is in the company of Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Kuwait, as countries that maintain they have not reached the community transmission stage..
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MEA gets new point persons for crucial countries like US, Pak and Nepal

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) this month will have 3 new joint secretaries, or point persons, taking up some of the toughest assignments in the..
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Anti-China protests in PoK against illegal construction of dams [Video]

Anti-China protests in PoK against illegal construction of dams

Residents of Muzaffarabad held protest against China and Pakistan, opposing the construction of dams on Neelam and Jhelum rivers. A protestor said, "Agreement for the dams was signed between governments of China and Pakistan, we had no say in it." The protesters also highlighted environmental impacts caused by the dams constructed by Pakistan and China. Recently, a tripartite agreement was signed between a Chinese company and the governments of Pakistan and China for construction of a 1,124 megawatt hydropower project in Kohala costing US 2.4 billion dollars.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:51Published

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