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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 choppers undertook 1 600 sorties during ls polls raha

    IAF choppers undertook 1,600 sorties during LS polls: Raha

    India | Oct 21, 2014, 07:47 PM IST

    New Delhi: The recent Lok Sabha elections saw Indian Air Force helicopters undertaking 1,600 sorties to take officials and equipment around the country while it handled about 3,500 chopper sorties in wake of Uttrakahnd flood

  • 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

  • iaf s sukhoi crashes near pune

    IAF's Sukhoi crashes near Pune

    India | Oct 14, 2014, 08:50 PM IST

    Pune: A Sukhoi 30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed at village Theoor near Pune this evening, police said.Both the pilot and the co-pilot were safe, Pune rural police superintendent Manoj Lohiya told

  • 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

  • ceasefire violations by pakistan quite serious says iaf

    Ceasefire violations by Pakistan quite serious, says IAF Chief

    India | Oct 08, 2014, 03:05 PM IST

    Hindon (Ghaziabad): The ceasefire violations and firing from across the Line of Control are “quite serious” and the government wants a “quick resolution” of the problem there, IAF Chief Arup Raha said here today.  “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

  • sachin tendulkar attends 82nd air force day celebration

    Sachin Tendulkar attends 82nd Air Force Day celebration

    India | Oct 08, 2014, 11:28 AM IST

    New Delhi: Retired Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar today attended the 82nd Air Force Day celebration at Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad.Clad in IAF uniform, the iconic batsman arrived here with his wife Anjali. He

  • border incursions during high profile visits mysterious iaf

    Border incursions during high-profile visits mysterious: IAF chief

    India | Oct 04, 2014, 10:21 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Marshal Arup Raha said Saturday it was "mysterious" how border incursions take place during high-profile visits."It is always mysterious... the way incursions get timed with visits,"

  • 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

  • iaf an 32 aircraft with 11 on board crash lands at

    IAF AN-32 aircraft with 11 on board crash lands at Chandigarh airport

    India | Sep 21, 2014, 06:47 AM IST

    Chandigarh: An IAF AN-32 transport aircraft with 11 people on board crash landed at Chandigarh airport but all are safe.The plane on a flight from Bhatinda also caught fire as it crash landed, official sources

  • 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

  • kashmir floods thousands throng iaf base for safe passage

    Kashmir floods: Thousands throng IAF base for safe passage out of Valley

    India | Sep 12, 2014, 01:28 PM IST

    Srinagar:  Carrying bags and some other belongings, thousands of people from the state have thronged the area outside the IAF base here in anticipation of being airlifted out of the flood-ravaged Kashmir Valley. Some of them

  • 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