India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Friday May 22, 2015
With days left for a deadline to expire, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has used its internal funds to acquire the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and the war medals of the World War II veteran Wing Commander Jumbo Majumdar from the UK-based auction hou...
Opinion | Vishnu Som | Thursday May 21, 2015
The Indian Air Force today briefly landed a Mirage 2000 fighter-bomber on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh to validate the capability of the jet to land on civilian roads in the event of an emergency.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 21, 2015
A Mirage 2000 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) test-landed on the Yamuna Expressway near Delhi this morning as part of a drill for emergency landings on national highways.
India News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Tuesday May 19, 2015
In the wake of the horrific German Wings plane crash in which 149 people died, Air India revamped its recruitment process for pilots to include evaluation of mental health. But the process has run into trouble, with the rejected candidates calling t...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today left on a four-day visit to the US where he will hold discussions on strengthening the bilateral defence cooperation.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is likely to visit India soon to discuss long-term plans on rehabilitation and reconstruction following the country's deadliest earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 14, 2015
The Defence Ministry has agreed to buy 56 planes from Airbus for $1.87 billion, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi moves to modernise the country's military, an official said Thursday.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday May 12, 2015
An Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter took off from capital Kathmandu for a recce of Namche Bazaar, the entrance to the Everest region, as four earthquakes struck Nepal on Tuesday afternoon in quick succession.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Is even one Rafale screw going to be manufactured in India?
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
India on Saturday successfully test-fired an advanced version of the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile from the Car Nicobar Islands, the second such exercise since Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
India's Tejas Light Combat Aircraft project, in the works for over three decades, came under severe criticism from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on Friday, which said the Mark-I version has several shortcomings and does not meet ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
The government has barred the use of private servers for hosting Army websites following a recent cyber attack on an Army website, government said in Lok Sabha on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 8, 2015
A MiG-27 aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at Tantipara in West Bengal's Alipurduar region on Friday killing two civilians on the ground though the pilot ejected safely.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
More than three decades after the project was initiated, Army today inducted the indigenously-developed supersonic surface-to-air missile Akash, capable of targeting enemy helicopters, aircraft and UAVs from a range of 25 kms.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
Ahead of French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's visit, India on Monday said that negotiations for the procurement of Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin this month, and the multi-billion dollar deal will be finalised "...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 3, 2015
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced purchase of 36 Rafale jets from France in fly-away condition, its Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be visiting India next week to "set up" negotiations for the crucial deal.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Sunday May 3, 2015
The Villages of Laprak and Barpak in Nepal resemble ghost towns from the air. A week after the killer quake struck, both villages located high up in the upper Himalayas that bore the brunt of nature's wrath are deserted.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
A Nepalese woman was miraculously rescued alive by Indian rescuers 50 hours after being buried under the rubble following the devastating earthquake that jolted the country, killing over 5,000 people.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 28, 2015
At a 12-bed hospital deep in Nepal's Himalayan mountains, Indian Air Force helicopters bring in the casualties of a devastating earthquake that has killed more than 4,000: injured men, women and children plucked from hilltops and inaccessible valleys...
India News | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Indian Air Force helicopters are rescuing people from the remotest parts of western Nepal, difficult to reach and among the worst affected by Saturday's earthquake that has killed over 4,000 people.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday April 28, 2015
As the number of deaths in Saturday's earthquake climb to 72 in India, India's relief efforts in Nepal, where over 4,000 people have died, have been stepped up. But though medical teams and relief material is flowing into Kathmandu, aircraft are enco...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With agency inputs) | Monday April 27, 2015
India has evacuated 2,246 people from Nepal, where a massive earthquake on Saturday has left over 3,700 dead.
Karnataka News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 27, 2015
At least 80 people from Karnataka, who were stranded in quake-hit Nepal, returned to New Delhi on Sunday by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft along with other Indians, an official said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 26, 2015
Another Indian Air Force plane brought 237 Indians back to New Delhi from Kathmandu this afternoon, taking the number of passengers evacuated to 783 from earthquake-hit Nepal since the first plane landed late Saturday night.