India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 29, 2016
The Indian Air Force today said it is making provisions for helicopters and aircraft to ensure that air crash victims can be picked up within one hour of the mishap.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 26, 2016
The Air Force will induct three to four indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft 'Tejas' this year and a total of eight squadrons in eight years, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday February 26, 2016
The Indian Air Force has just 32 squadrons of fighters - the lowest in a decade - to guard the Indian skies, top IAF commanders have confirmed to NDTV.
Sameer Contractor | Thursday February 25, 2016
Royal Enfield has launched a new colour - Squadron Blue - on the Classic 500 range of motorcycles, priced at Rs. 1,86,688 (on-road, Delhi).
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday February 23, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today asked the three services - Indian Army, Navy and Air Force - to review and cancel long pending acquisition projects that have lost relevance.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 23, 2016
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today praised the role of Indian Air Force during the 1971 Liberation War that accelerated the surrender of Pakistani troops.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 17, 2016
India is likely to select by the year-end at least one fighter aircraft that will be manufactured by the private sector under the 'Make in India' process for supply to Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Friday February 12, 2016
Corporal Shailabh Gaur cannot wait to join his unit again. A member of the Indian Air Force's elite commando unit, Garud, he is recovering from surgery because he took four bullets in the abdomen during a gunbattle with terrorists at the Pathankot Air Base on January 2.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 8, 2016
To boost its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities, the Indian Coast Guard has proposed to induct 38 more aircraft and helicopters into its fleet by 2020.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 6, 2016
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has agreed to vacate the airbase at Leh district which will be used for expansion of the civilian airport by the Jammu and Kashmir government.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday February 6, 2016
An inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation into corruption charges against two senior army officers has triggered a rethink on the Defence Ministry's promotion policy for officers of the three forces - the Indian Navy, Air Force and Army.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 2, 2016
Kolkata Police will not hold a joint probe with the Air Force into the Red Road hit-and-run case here in which a young IAF officer was killed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 31, 2016
Four days after a mysterious balloon shaped object was shot down by an Indian Air Force or IAF fighter aircraft, a bunch of small gas balloons today landed in Barmer district of Rajasthan, a senior police officer said.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Divyanshu DUtta Roy (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday January 27, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that the object shot down by an Air Force jet yesterday was a helium balloon that came from across the border but was not equipped with any surveillance devices or contentious material.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2016
Seeking a speedy probe in the hit-and-run case of an airman, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has requested Kolkata Police for a joint investigation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2016
For the third year in a row, India did not display any of its nuclear missiles during the Republic Day parade.
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som (With inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday January 26, 2016
An Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 fighter intercepted what the Air Force says is an "an unidentified balloon shaped object" in the Barmer area in Rajasthan near the border with Pakistan. Sources said detailed investigation is being conducted and that the possibility of the object traveling across the border has not been ruled out.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 21, 2016
At least 27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be part of the flypast over Rajpath during this year's Republic Day parade.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 24, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said full-scale production of the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas will begin by next year and that other countries have shown interest in the plane.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 19, 2016
Another accused in the hit-and-run case which took a young Indian Air Force corporal's life was today arrested by the Kolkata Police from the port area of the city.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 18, 2016
Senior Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh, who is being questioned by National Investigation Agency in connection with the Pathankot terror attack probe, will undergo a lie detector test tomorrow.
Kolkata News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy (with inputs from agencies) | Monday January 18, 2016
Sambia Sohrab, son of local politician, who allegedly ran over an Indian Air Force personnel during the Republic Day practice parade in Kolkata last week, has been charged with murder and criminal conspiracy.
Kolkata News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie | Sunday January 17, 2016
Sambia Sohrab, the younger son of a Trinamool leader who was arrested for driving the Audi car that hit and killed an Indian Air Force corporal taking part in a Republic Day practice parade in Kolkata on Wednesday, will be produced in a court today.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday January 16, 2016
The driver who hit an Indian Air Force officer with his Audi car in Kolkata on Wednesday and then ran away is the son of a leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 14, 2016
Former military dictator Pervez Musharraf has warned India against engaging in any mischief against Pakistan in the backdrop of Pathankot terror attack, saying his country can inflict retaliatory measures that will always haunt India.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 13, 2016
An Air Force officer was killed today after being hit by a speeding car during the Republic Day rehearsal parade in Kolkata.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 12, 2016
Senior Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh was questioned by the National Investigation Agency or NIA on Monday in connection with the Pathankot attack after suspicion over alleged contradictions in his statements during his interrogation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 10, 2016
Security has been tightened around Indian Air Force station at Chabua in Assam's Dibrugarh district following intelligence inputs about threats to the air base, a police official said.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday January 8, 2016
Security has been strengthened around all installations in the country of the Indian Army, Air Force and Navy, in view of the terrorist attack on the air base in Pathankot last weekend.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 8, 2016
The US expects Pakistan to conduct a "thorough, complete, fair and transparent" investigation into the terror attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot, and has said it is "looking forward" to seeing the results of the probe.