India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday March 26, 2015
16 years ago, I flew onboard Mirage 2000s of the Indian Air Force over Tiger Hill within days of India handing Pakistan a humiliating defeat in the Kargil war. It remains, what I consider, the biggest exclusive in my career as a journalist.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman took command of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Islamabad today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 5, 2015
A Pakistani fighter jet crashed during a training mission in the country's northwest on Wednesday, killing two pilots, officials said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Pakistan air force on Thursday inducted the advanced China-built Karakoram Eagle AWACS aircraft, capable of detecting hostile aerial and sea surface targets far before ground-based radars regardless of their height.
India News | Reuters | Thursday February 19, 2015
India's air force risks a major capability gap opening up with China and Pakistan without new western warplanes or if local defence contractors can't produce what the military needs in a timely manner.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Seven terror convicts were hanged today in jails across Pakistan, including a junior technician at Pakistan Air Force who was involved in the attack on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 10, 2015
A former Pakistan Air Force chief technician, convicted for an assassination attempt on former president Pervez Musharraf, has been executed, a media report said Saturday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 8, 2015
A Pakistan Air Force officer (PAF), who was kidnapped by militants last week, has been killed and his bullet-riddled body found in the restive southwestern Balochistan province, a senior official said today.
World News | Indo-Asian News Services | Thursday January 8, 2015
The bullet-riddled body of a kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer was found in Balochistan province, media reported on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
The head of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) said Tuesday that Pakistan had introduced 50 home-assembled multi-role JF-17 Thunder fight jets into its airforce.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
A pilot with the Pakistan Air Force was killed when his plane crashed in the southern city of Karachi, officials said on Saturday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
A major tragedy was averted today in Pakistan as a commercial flight carrying over 100 passengers avoided collision with two fighter jets before managing to making a safe landing at Quetta airport, reports in Pakistan media said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
At least 65 militants were killed today as Pakistani air force jets pounded Taliban hideouts in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, where the military is mounting a major offensive against the Taliban militants.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday September 9, 2014
With respite from rain and flood waters receding, the Army has scaled up its air-lift rescue operations in Jammu and Kashmir today. But there is a complete breakdown of the telecommunication network and could take two more days to fix. Over 150 peopl...
World News | Reuters | Monday September 1, 2014
Pakistani protesters pushed closer to the prime minister's house in central Islamabad on Monday in their bid to force his removal and closed down national television after clashes turned violent over the weekend.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 16, 2014
Eleven Taliban-linked militants were killed and 13 members of the Pakistani security forces wounded in attacks on two air force bases in the west Pakistan city of Quetta on Thursday, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
Ten Taliban-linked militants were killed and 13 members of the Pakistani security forces were wounded in attacks on two air force bases in the strategic west Pakistan city of Quetta on Thursday, officials said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
Suspected Militants tried to storm the heavily-guarded Samangi airbase and airport in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's Balochistan province, but the attack was thwarted by security forces who killed four attackers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
The Indian Air Force on Sunday scrambled fighter planes from its air base in Jodhpur after two commercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territory from the Pakistan side using similar identification codes, sparking a security alert.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Pakistani Air Force jets today pounded the restive North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border, killing scores of militants, mostly Uzbeks, as part of the massive military offensive against the Taliban. The early morning attack was lau...
India News | Written by Nitin Gokhale | Sunday June 29, 2014
The Indian Air Force or IAF may lose its traditional conventional edge against Pakistan if the contract to buy 126 Rafale medium multi-role combat aircraft or MMRCA is not clinched immediately, senior IAF officials told Defence Minister Arun Jaitley ...
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 16, 2014
Pakistani officials said today that the air force pounded militant targets in North Waziristan, killing about ten militants.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
At least 105 militants, including the Uzbek mastermind of the Karachi airport attack, were killed on Sunday in early morning raids by air force bombers in Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 3, 2014
A Pakistan air force fighter plane crashed at a bus terminal on the outskirts of Karachi on Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring nine, officials said.