Indian Air Force participated in the Sri Lankan Air Force's 70th anniversary. On the occasion, IAF Sarang and Suryakiran Aerobatic Team performed the air show at Galle Face in Colombo. They staged a flypast and aerobatic display. Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also reached Colombo to mark his presence in the event.
To enhance its airbases' security, Indian Air Force has inducted 6-tonne Light Bullet Proof Vehicles. These vehicles can withstand any type of bullet and grenade attacks, and would help in countering any terrorist attack. These Light Bullet Proof Vehicle can carry 6 Garud commandos, Quick Reaction Team members.
The Indian Air Force has inducted Light Bulletproof Vehicles (LBVPs) for enhancing its airbases’ security. The vehicles weigh 6-tonnes and can withstand bullet and grenade attacks, as per reports. The vehicles can carry six Garud commandos or Quick Reaction Team members and would help in countering any terrorist attack. Watch the full video for more details.
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The Indian Air Force deployed a chopper for fire-fighting operation in Uttarakhand. It carried out the operation in forests of Koti Colony area of Tehri Garhwal. The water collected from Tehri lake was sprinkled with a 5000-litre capacity bucket. The IAF has also sent another chopper for the fire-fighting operation. Uttarakhand is witnessing unprecedented forest fires, officials informed. Forest fire activity is generally reported in Uttarakhand from February to June. Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat on Sunday called an emergency meeting. Home Minister Amit shah assured all help to the Uttarakhand govt. Watch the full video for more.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended Combined Commanders' Conference in Kevadia on March 05. He also visited the Statue of Unity today along with COAS General MM Naravane, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh, CDS General Bipin Rawat and IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria.
The Indian Air Force marked 50 years of the 1971 India-Pakistan war with an air show in Coimbatore. The display was organised at the Sulur IAF station. The Suryakiran team displayed daring aerobatics. Some soldiers also rappelled down a chopper. Watch the full video for more.
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Sri Lanka beauty pageant video is going viral on the social media for the most unprecedented turn of events.
The winner of the Mrs. Sri Lanka pageant is allegedly recovering from a head injury after a last-minute struggle over her new crown on Sunday, when another beauty queen ran up on stage and tried to stripher of her victory. The bizarre beauty-pageant row broke out at the end of a ceremony on national TV in Colombo, just moments after Pushpika De Silva was crowned Mrs. Sri Lanka.
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The controversy surrounding Mrs Sri Lanka 2021 came to a dramatic end on Tuesday (April 6) after the winner of the country's top beauty pageant was re-crowned as the champion.A video of the Sunday (April 4) event opened with the 2019 winner of the competition and reigning Mrs World, Caroline Jurie, speaking to the audience shortly after the winner and runners-up were announced in Colombo. Jurie declared that Pushpika De Silva was ineligible as the winner because she was divorced, and forcibly removed her crown.National Director of Mrs Sri Lanka World told the media on Tuesday the crown would be returned to De Silva after pageant organisers confirmed she was not a divorcee.
India abstained from vote on Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council. Delhi asked Colombo to continue reconciliation process with Tamils. UNHRC adopted resolution to collect proof of crimes in Sri Lanka's civil war. The Lankan civil war ended in 2009 after defeat of Tamil tiger rebels. The resolution sponsored by countries which included UK, Germany, Canada. 11 nations including Bangladesh, Pakistan and China voted against the resolution. “India's approach to the question of human rights in Sri Lanka is guided by the two fundamental considerations of support to the Tamils of Sri Lanka for equality, justice, dignity and peace, and ensuring the unity, stability and territorial integrity of Sri Lanka,” said first secretary Pawan Badhe. Watch the full video for more.
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While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 05, the official spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava clarified on plans for West Container Terminal (WCT) in Sri Lanka. Srivastava said, "Our High Commission in Colombo has already conveyed to the Sri Lanka government that their media release in so far as reference to approval of High Commission was concerned, is factually incorrect." "We understand that the government of Sri Lanka has engaged directly with investors on this project," he added.
In a joint Indian Navy-IAF operation on February 20, naval divers were winched by Indian Air Force's Advanced Light Helicopter. Operation was carried out at a height of 14000 ft. It was done to measure..