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India14, Feb 2020, 2:42 PM IST
Lest We Forget: India Remembers The 40 Pulwama Martyrs On First Anniversary
It was around 3:00 pm on this day last year, when a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist rammed a vehicle carrying explosives into the Central Reserve Police Force (CPRF) convoy on Srinagar-Jammu national highway. Around 40 CRPF personnel were killed when their convoy was targeted by the suicide bomber of Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad in Pulwama district. Days after the attack, the Indian Air Force on February 26 carried out multiple aerial strikes at JeM terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot, killing a "large number" of terrorists and destroying their infrastructure.
India13, Feb 2020, 4:47 PM IST
Pulwama, a year on: The attack, retaliation, ramifications & attitude of doubting Thomases
February 14 marks the first anniversary of the Pulwama attack. A year on, we take a look at how it unfolded and the repercussions it had and the way India avenged the insult
India5, Feb 2020, 3:03 PM IST
Why India is about to witness the biggest military reform in history
From next year onwards, the process to set up the joint theatre commands will begin. This would begin after first integrating the air defence, drone operations, logistics, medical services and the like among the Army, Navy and IAF. Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat said that he has been given three years to do it. What does this mean and how it will boost India’s defence; watch SimplifiedBy on MyNation.
India5, Jan 2020, 11:48 AM IST
Ex-Air Chief Dhanoa takes a dig at Congress for dilly-dallying over Rafale jet purchase
Ex-IAF chief BS Dhanoa has blamed the previous UPA government for its inordinate delay in purchasing Rafale fighter jets,and suggested that had wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman flown a Rafale last year, things would have been different.
India27, Dec 2019, 7:23 PM IST
From Air Force's MiG-27 fighter jet to Jai Shri Ram chants, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Harsh Mander, an activist who carries out fact-finding missions after protests or riots, has filed a report on the anti-CAA protests in Uttar Pradesh, saying cops resorted to chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’. However, the UP police have dismissed the claims. The Indian Air Force's MiG-27 fighter jet, which played a crucial role during the Kargil conflict, took to the skies one last time on Friday, bringing an end to its four-decade career in the IAF. Do not miss the headlines of the day on MyNation in 100 seconds.
India27, Dec 2019, 10:52 AM IST
IAF’s Kargil hero MiG-27 to bid adieu to skies, to fly one last time today
After serving for 40 glorious years, fighter jet MiG-27 that played a crucial part in the Kargil war will be decommissioned today (December 27)
Cricket10, Nov 2019, 10:48 AM IST
Indian cricketers interact with IAF’s Surya Kiran aerobatic team in Nagpur
"Such a lovely afternoon here in Nagpur as #TeamIndia caught up with the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the Indian Air Force @Suryakiran_IAF #suryakiran," tweeted BCCI
Views22, Oct 2019, 11:08 AM IST
A much needed free hand to the Armed Forces has done wonders to its morale
The manner in which the Indian armed forces have been operating in retaliation to unprovoked firing and in its attempts at thwarting terror and infiltration cold only mean that the government has given the Indian Army a free hand.
India13, Oct 2019, 2:54 PM IST
IAF to equip Russian MiG-29s with indigenous weapons
Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to acquire new MiG 29 fighters from Russia and equip them with weapon systems such as Astra air.
India10, Oct 2019, 9:39 AM IST
PM Modi launches commemorative stamp to honour IAF Marshal Arjan Singh
While the government designated him as the Marshal of the Air Force in January 2002, late Arjan Singh remained the only officer of the Indian Air Force to be given a five-star rank
India10, Oct 2019, 8:33 AM IST
PM Modi's new aircraft to be operated by Indian Air Force, maintained by AIESL
The two new custom-made B777 planes will have the call sign 'Air India One'. Only IAF pilots will be operating the two new aircraft for PM, President and Vice President
India8, Oct 2019, 2:38 PM IST
Air Force Day 2019: Service chiefs pay floral tributes at National War Memorial in Delhi
The National War Memorial in New Delhi was filled with flowers after the chiefs of three services - the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force - paid floral tributes on Air Force Day. IAF was founded on October 8, 1932, and the force participated in several crucial wars and landmark missions.
India8, Oct 2019, 2:36 PM IST
Air Force Day: Looking back at Pathankot, forward to Rafale with retd air marshal Pandey
The Indian Air Force is our pride. As it celebrates the 87th Air Force Day, here’s retired air marshal BK Pandey speaking on different issues related to the IAF