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MiG-21 jet crashes in Himachal's Kangra, pilot missing

MiG-21 jet crashes in Himachal’s Kangra, pilot missing

MiG-21 jet crashes in Himachal’s Kangra, pilot missing. MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force on Wednesday crashed in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district. The aircraft was coming from Punjab’s Pathankot when it crashed in Patta Jattiyan in Kangra’s Jawali subdivision. The pilot of the aircraft is currently missing. A rescue team is en route

Nigerian held with heroin in Punjab's Phagwara

Ex-IAF cook arrested for possessing secret information

Ex-IAF cook arrested for possessing secret information. A former cook of the Indian Air Force (IAF) officers’ mess was recently charged by the police under the OfficialSecret Act (OSA) for possessing secret information. Shashikant Jha, a native of Banka district in Bihar, was arrested by the IAF on July 5 before he was handed over

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Ultra-Marathon runner gets felicitated at Attari-Wagah border

Attari-Wagah (Punjab) (ANI): Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday. He had registered himself in ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ app and travelled all around the country to complete his run.Sameer began his journey on December 1

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

SRINAGAR: Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores of bulletproof bunkers have been deployed as part of the ‘biggestever’ security blanket thrown to secure pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra that begins in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday. Over two lakh pilgrims have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the

IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal

IAF well equipped to face foreign aggression: Air Marshal

Kapurthala – Air Marshal NJS Dhillon of Western Command on Saturday said that Indian Air force(IAF) is fully equipped to face any foreign aggression and there is a meager possibility of any foreign aggression against India. Air Marshal Dhillon who was the chief guest of the function and he laid wreath Saikap Smriti sthal situated in

Cyclone Ockhi

Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Coast guards continue rescue operation

As Cyclone Ockhi still posed threat, the coast guards in different locations continued their efforts to rescue fishermen stranded at sea, on Sunday. “As Coast Guard continues its efforts for rescue of stranded fishermen at sea, two ships of Coast Guard viz. ICGS Sarathi and ICGS Samar have saved ten lives by rendering timely assistance

Body Mechanics aims to surpass the benchmark for gyms in India

Body Mechanics aims to surpass the benchmark for gyms in India

Body Mechanics aims surpass benchmark: India’s first fully automatic gymnasium for health and fitness freaks Body Mechanics (BM) has carved a niche for itself in the market today. Brainchild of Akshay Chopra, a former Squadron Leader in the Indian Air Force (IAF) and a three-time gold medalist of Gujarat competition and twice All India Services

IAF chief reviews security scenario in Northeast

Shillong, Nov 21: IAF chief reviews security scenario in Northeast. Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Tuesday reviewed the security scenario in the northeast with commanders from the Eastern Air Command. Dhanoa, who inaugurated the Commanders’ Conference here in Meghalaya, updated the commanders on the security scenario and infrastructure in

58 Army men ride motorbike in Bengaluru for world record

58 Army men ride motorbike in Bengaluru for world record

58 Army men ride motorbike: Around 58 men of the Indian Army set a world record on Sunday by riding a single motorcycle at the IAF base in the city’s northern outskirts, official sources said. “The 58-member motorcycle team of the Army Service Corps (ASC) christened ‘Tornadoes’ set another world record by riding a 500cc

Sachin Tendulkar salutes 'Air Warriors' on 85th Air Force Day

Sachin Tendulkar salutes ‘Air Warriors’ on 85th Air Force Day

Sachin Tendulkar salutes ‘Air Warriors’: Sachin Tendulkar, who is also the Honorary Group Captain in the Indian Air Force, wished the Indian Air force personnel on the occasion of 85th Air Force Day.He posted a video on Sunday on his official Facebook account, thanking the ‘Air Warriors for their sacrifices in order to serve and

Air Force Day: Prepared to fight at a short notice, says IAF chief

Air Force Day: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, on Sunday said the Indian Air Force (IAF) is prepared to fight at any time.“Notwithstanding the pace of ongoing acquisition, modernisation, indigenisation effort and our desire for peace, we are prepared to fight at a short notice should the need arise,”

IAF capable of confronting Pak, China at same time: B S Dhanoa

IAF capable of confronting Pak, China at same time: B S Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force is capable of effectively countering any threat from China and Pakistan simultaneously in a two-front war, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said today, and indicated existing tension between Chinese and Indian troops in Dokalam. Noting that the Chinese troops were currently present in the Chumbi Valley in the Dokalam Plateau,

IAF plans to celebrate legacy of Arjan Singh

IAF plans to celebrate legacy of Arjan Singh

IAF plans to celebrate legacy of Arjan Singh. The Indian Air Force is planning to celebrate the legacy of the late IAF Marshal Arjan Singh to inspire the youth to emulate the qualities of the iconic aviator, a top officer has said. Singh, the only officer of the IAF to be promoted to five-star rank, equivalent

Forensic lab confirms IAF officer KK Ranjith leaked information to Pakistan

Forensic lab confirms IAF officer KK Ranjith leaked information to Pakistan

Indian Air Force soldier KK Ranjith, who allegedly was supplying inputs to Pakistani agents, has been nailed by a forensic lab for leaking sensitive and vital information to Pakistan’s spies in exchange for money. KK Ranjith was arrested in 2015 for allegedly sharing information pertaining to movements of aircraft and deployment of various units, in exchange

Remembering Marshal Arjan Singh

Remembering Marshal Arjan Singh, villagers demand memorial in his memory

Kusum Arora, Jalandhar, September 19, Remembering Marshal Arjan Singh, villagers demand memorial in his memory. Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh (98), who died last week, apart from being an ace air warrior would always be known for his humility and love for people, a quality which has made him immortal among his men. It

1965 war hero Marshal Arjan Singh cremated

1965 war hero Marshal Arjan Singh cremated

1965 war hero Marshal Arjan Singh cremated. Cremation of the sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh was held with full state honors in Delhi at the Brar Square.Former PM Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister Namrata Sitharaman laid wreath and paid tributes to Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh, at the last rites

Funeral procession of Marshal Arjan Singh begins

Funeral procession of Marshal Arjan Singh begins

Funeral procession of Marshal Arjan Singh begins. The funeral procession of the sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh has begun in Delhi at the Brar Square.The National Flag will fly half-mast on account of the nation mourning the death. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday stated that along with a state funeral

Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh passes away

Marshal Indian Air Force Arjan Singh. India’s pride Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh has passed away on Saturday. Marshal of IAF Singh was admitted to Army’s Research and Referral hospital this morning after he suffered a cardiac arrest, the defence ministry said. Arjan Singh was a respectable figure of the Indian military

Trials of 'Astra' missile successful

Trials of ‘Astra’ missile successful

Trials of ‘Astra’ missile successful. The indigenously developed beyond visual range air-to-air missile ‘Astra’ underwent a series of successful trials for four days over the Bay of Bengal, marking completion of its development phase.“The final development flight testing of Astra Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile (BVRAAM) was successfully conducted from September 11 to

Indian Army to get attack helicopters

Indian Army will soon gets its first attack helicopters, after Defence Ministry on Thursday cleared purchase of six Apache attack choppers at a cost of around Rs 4,168 crore. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Arun Jaitely also cleared another proposal for buying gas turbines from Ukraine for two Admiral Grigorovich class