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IAF jets scrambled after 'bomb threat' on Iran-China flight over Indian airspace

According to sources, inputs were received at 9:20 am by Delhi Police about a bomb threat on board a Mahan Air flight headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran in Iran.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Indian Air Force inducts first indigenous Light Combat Helicopter Unit 'Dhanush'

The Helicopters have been christened as Prachand. The ceremony was presided over by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in the presence of the Air Chief.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Ankit Kumar Jha was terminated for misconduct: IAF

In a media statement, the IAF said it is extending full cooperation in the investigations.

published on : 27th September 2022

Bengaluru: Six Air Force college staffers booked for murder after trainee cadet found hanging

Ankit Kumar Jha, who was found dead on the college premises on Wednesday, has left behind a seven-page death note, allegedly mentioning the names of all the six suspects.

published on : 23rd September 2022

IAF’s Suryakiran to enthral, motivate youths

Ridhima said the Suryakiran aerobatic team is organising shows across the country to motivate the youths to take up defence as a career. 

published on : 16th September 2022

US Open: Carlos Alcaraz storms into SFs, defeats Jannik Sinner in five-set thriller

"From the beginning until the end, great performance - at least I will talk about myself, from my side," Khachanov said in his post-match press conference.

published on : 8th September 2022

Rafael Nadal stunned by Tiafoe at US Open as Alcaraz survives epic

Tiafoe, 24, will face Andrey Rublev, who he defeated over five sets in the third round in 2021, for a place in the semi-finals.

published on : 6th September 2022

Tiafoe ends Nadal’s 22-match Slam streak in US Open 4th Rd

“Well done for him,” Nadal said. “He was better than me.”

published on : 6th September 2022

Pakistan rejects India’s report on accidental missile firing

The responsibility for the accident was fixed on three officers of the Indian Air Force on Tuesday and all of them have been terminated from service.

published on : 25th August 2022

3 IAF officers terminated for accidental misfiring of BrahMos missile 

According to the Indian Air Force, a BrahMos missile was accidentally fired on March 9, 2022, which landed in Pakistan. 

published on : 23rd August 2022

IAF team in Australia for joint drills

The IAF said, "An IAF contingent has reached Australia to participate in Exercise Pitch Black 2022 scheduled to be held from 19 August to September 8, in Darwin."

published on : 22nd August 2022

IAF rescues two from flashfloods in Kathua

However, the animals were washed away in the flash-floods.

published on : 16th August 2022

Kottayam native Manikantan set to become Air Marshal

The Centre has cleared Kottayam native B Manikantan, 56, to become the Air Marshal, one rank below the Chief of Air Force.

published on : 8th August 2022

Nick Kyrgios survives six match points, beats Tiafoe at Citi Open

Kyrgios allowed the first set to slip away with some mental lapses, then frustrated Tiafoe during the lengthy second-set tiebreak.

published on : 6th August 2022

IAF fighter aircraft crashes in Barmer, both pilots killed

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari following the crash. A court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

published on : 28th July 2022

IAF to launch search for 19 Assam workers missing from Arunachal border

The 19 workers, residents of Assam, had been engaged by a contractor to work for a road construction undertaken by the Border Road Organisation (BRO).

published on : 23rd July 2022

Creation of standalone air defence command may prove counter-productive: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari said modern 4.5 and fifth generation aircraft have the omni-role capability and to restrict those aircraft to any one role would lead to their underutilisation.

published on : 15th July 2022

Amarnath Cloudburst: IAF deploys eight helicopters

"The Cheetal helicopters flew 45 sorties, inducting five NDRF and Army personnel and 3.5 tonnes of relief material while evacuating 45 survivors from the holy cave," an IAF spokesperson said.

published on : 9th July 2022

Plea in HC seeking to complete previous recruitment in IAF without being affected by Agnipath scheme

The petitioners also sought a declaration that the 2019 notification shall remain unaffected by the Agnipath Scheme 2022 and June 24, 2022 notification.

published on : 6th July 2022

Power games: Australia may not accept India’s G2G trainer deal

There are murmurs in the corridors of Shastri Bhawan Bhawan that the government may be considering increasing the age of retirement for the judges of High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

published on : 4th July 2022
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