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India  /  Published 27.02.19

Pakistan takes Indian fighter pilot prisoner

Pakistan on Wednesday captured an Indian Air Force pilot after both countries said they had downed each other’s fighter planes during a daylight aerial operation launched and portrayed by Islamabad ...
By Anita Joshua and Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.02.19

Strikes were not needed, peace is: Mehbooba

Kashmir’s top pro-India leaders on Tuesday called for calm following the Indian air strikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammad camp in Pakistan, but former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti stood out as the lone voi...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 26.02.19

Putting spotlight on bread-and-butter issues is now a challenge

The airstrikes inside Pakistan did not come as a surprise to the Opposition parties, which were expecting a swift military response because dithering after the Pulwama massacre would have driven Naren...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.02.19

1971 IAF airstrike: A pilot's memory of bombing Dhaka

When war broke out between India and Pakistan on the eastern frontier in 1971, fighter pilot Bhupendra K. Bishnoi was sent to the front at short notice. He took with him a pair of pyjamas and his came...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Medals for martyrs to a mistake

The Indian Air Force has recommended gallantry medals for the six personnel killed in friendly fire on February 27, their chopper downed mistakenly by an Indian-fired missile as the IAF fought off a P...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.12.18

India, US air forces will begin military exercise in Bengal

The air forces of India and the US will begin a 12-day military exercise in Kalaikunda and Panagarh air bases in Bengal from Monday with an aim to enhance operational coordination, officials said.The ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.05.19

You have made IAF jets your 'own taxi': Cong to Modi

The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of making Indian Air Force jets his “own taxi” and paying “as low as” Rs 744 for using IAF aircraft for election trips. Congress'...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.02.19

Wife’s poem: We give our warriors outdated machines

Garima Abrol, the wife of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol, one of the two IAF pilots killed in the Mirage 2000 fighter jet crash at the HAL airport in Bangalore on Saturday, has penned an emotional poem ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 04.03.19

We don’t count bodies: IAF

The Indian Air Force does not count human casualties and it is the government that will clarify the figures, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said on Monday.The statement triggered calls for the governme...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.03.19

Wing Commander Abhinandan is handed over

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been released to the Indian side at the Attari-Wagah border on Friday night.Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had said yesterday that the pilot, who had fallen...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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