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  • india grounds sukhoi 30 fleet safety checks on

    India grounds Sukhoi-30 fleet; safety checks on

    India | Oct 22, 2014, 01:29 PM IST

    New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune.The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air

  • iaf rescues six seriously injured itbp personnel

    IAF rescues six seriously injured ITBP personnel

    India | Oct 17, 2014, 01:36 PM IST

    New Delhi/Leh: In a swift operation, three helicopters of the ‘Siachen Pioneers', a unit of the Indian Air Force, flew in just metres away from the border with China amidst rough weather conditions and rescued

  • j k floods iaf contributes rs 8.43 crore to pm s relief fund

    J-K floods: IAF contributes Rs 8.43 crore to PM's relief fund

    India | Oct 08, 2014, 11:55 PM IST

    New Delhi: After having rescued over 5,000 people in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Air Force today contributed for the rehabilitation of the people in the state by donating Rs 8.43 crore in the

  • air force day pm narendra modi lauds iaf personnel

    Air Force Day: PM Narendra Modi lauds IAF personnel

    India | Oct 08, 2014, 12:12 PM IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today applauded  the Air Force personnel on Air Force Day saying they are the nation's pride and their bravery and commitment continues to inspire."On Air Force Day, I salute

  • iaf time scale group captain to retire at 57 years sc

    IAF time scale group captain to retire at 57 years: SC

    India | Sep 24, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the time scale group captain in the Indian Air Force will retire at the age of 57 years.The apex court bench headed by Justice T.S. Thakur

  • ed makes first arrest in laundering probe in vvip chopper

    ED makes first arrest in laundering probe in VVIP chopper deal

    India | Sep 23, 2014, 03:42 PM IST

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate today carried out its first arrest in the money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, taking into custody Gautam Khaitan, an ex-board member of an accused company.The agency,

  • kashmir floods 70 army installations loc posts relocated

    Kashmir floods: 70 army installations, LoC posts relocated

    India | Sep 22, 2014, 04:01 PM IST

    Srinagar: Seventy Army installations, including camps, bunkers and posts, have been hit by the devastating floods in Kashmir Valley but security forces have swiftly relocated the damaged and washed out posts to plug the gaps

  • armed forces deserve salutes not stones in kashmir bjp

    Armed forces deserve salutes not stones in Kashmir: BJP

    Politics | Sep 15, 2014, 04:01 PM IST

    Jammu:  Expressing disappointment over incidents of stone pelting on armed forces in Kashmir Valley, BJP today said those men from Army, IAF and security agencies, who are tirelessly working to rescue flood victims, deserve to

  • kashmir floods 11 000 people airlifted by iaf

    Kashmir floods: 11,000 people airlifted by IAF

    India | Sep 13, 2014, 06:43 PM IST

    Srinagar: Indian Air Force has airlifted about 11,000 people so far from various places in flood- ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, a senior officer said today.The IAF has airlifted 11,000 people from various helipads, including make-shift

  • hundreds starve in jammu and kashmir s flood affected area

    Hundreds starve in Jammu and Kashmir's flood affected area

    India | Sep 11, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

    Srinagar: Hundreds of people trapped in floods-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir with some left marooned on rooftops and others clinging to trees are in dire need of water and food."We want food and water urgently. Please

  • water receding in srinagar lakhs still waiting for help

    Water receding in Srinagar, lakhs still waiting for help

    India | Sep 10, 2014, 05:30 PM IST

    Srinagar: Water levels have started receding in Srinagar city, one of the worst hit by the deluge, facilitating rescue workers to pluck out another 29,000 persons to safety but four lakh people were today still 

  • army chief to visit kashmir to review flood situation

    Army chief to visit Kashmir to review flood situation

    India | Sep 10, 2014, 11:07 AM IST

    Srinagar: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag is scheduled to visit the city today to review the flood situation and take stock of the rescue and relief operations by the armed forces in the flood-ravaged

  • j k floods toll on telecom networks in kashmir valley

    J&K Floods: Toll on telecom networks in Kashmir Valley

    India | Sep 08, 2014, 03:08 PM IST

    Jammu: Heavy floods have snapped Kashmir Valley's telecommunication links with the rest of the country with state-run BSNL along with Army and IAF launching an operation on a war footing to restore mobile services.The Bharat

  • army iaf step up rescue efforts more troops planes deployed

    Army, IAF step up rescue efforts; more troops, planes deployed

    India | Sep 07, 2014, 06:10 PM IST

    Jammu: Armed forces today stepped up rescue efforts in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir where 12,500 people have so far been evacuated to safety by the army while air force pressed more planes and choppers into

  • air force employee held for alleged spying

    Air Force employee held for alleged 'spying'

    India | Sep 01, 2014, 08:46 AM IST

    Chandigarh: An Indian Air Force (IAF) employee based in Pathankot in Punjab was arrested on the charge of passing on strategic information about the air force station to a Pakistani woman, police said on Sunday.SSP

  • iaf chief arup raha hints at induction of women officers in

    IAF Chief Arup Raha hints at induction of women officers in combat roles

    India | Aug 20, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

    New Delhi: Induction of women officers in combat roles in the Indian Air Force (IAF) now seems possible. IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha indicated this in an interview with India Strategic magazine (www.indiastrategic.in) when

  • iaf to replace crashed c 130j medium lift aircraft

    IAF to replace crashed C-130J medium-lift aircraft

    India | Aug 20, 2014, 08:50 AM IST

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will buy one more Lockheed Martin C 130J Super Hercules medium-lift aircraft apart from the 12 contracted for to make up for the loss of one plane in

  • iaf plans early induction of rafale combat jet

    IAF plans early induction of Rafale combat jet

    India | Jul 16, 2014, 10:20 AM IST

    New Delhi: India's negotiations with French aviation major Dassault for 126 Rafale Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) for $20 billion "are progressing well" and the contract is likely "sooner than later in the current

  • iraq crisis indian air force puts aircraft on standby for

    Iraq crisis: Indian Air Force puts aircraft on standby for evacuation

    India | Jun 18, 2014, 11:34 AM IST

    New Delhi: As the security situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate, the Indian Air Force has kept large and medium transport aircraft on standby for deployment at short notice.According to IAF, C-130 Super Hercules is

  • indian air force to launch video game to attract youth

    Indian Air Force to launch video game to attract youth

    India | Jun 13, 2014, 08:39 AM IST

    New Delhi: Seeking to attract the youth, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is all set to launch a video game called 'Guardians of the Sky' in which players can carry out virtual attacks on enemy