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IndiaOct 8, 2019, 6:44 PM IST
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Defence minister Rajnath Singh received the first Rafale fighter jet in France while the nation observed Indian Air Force Day wherein Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flew the MiG-21 Bison during a fly past. A drone that entered India from Pakistan’s side left the Border Security Force on high alert near Punjab. Watch top news in 100 seconds only on MyNation
IndiaOct 8, 2019, 11:28 AM IST
Air Force Day 2019: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies MiG 21 Bison
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies the MiG-21 Bison on Air Force Day 2019. Indian Air Force (IAF) is celebrating 87th anniversary on Air Force Day 2019 at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad.
IndiaMay 14, 2019, 9:38 AM IST
Why IAF may not consider Lockheed Martin's only-for-India F-21 jet deal
The Defence giant Lockheed Martin is trying to make this deal sound interesting for India, but it still has to face a stiff competition from other manufacturers based out of the US, Europe and Russia who are also pitching their latest fighter jet for this mega-deal
SecurityApr 8, 2019, 7:42 PM IST
This is how Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman brought down Pakistan’s F-16
The “irrefutable proof” by IAF consists of AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) radar images proving that the Pakistani aircraft was indeed shot down by Abhinandan’s MiG 21 Bison before his own aircraft went down in PoK area.
IndiaApr 6, 2019, 6:34 PM IST
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The Election Commission officials towed a lawyer's car in Udupi as he had a 'Chowkidar Sher Hai' poster on his car. The officials urged the lawyer to remove the sticker as it is against the Model Code of Conduct. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, took to Twitter on Saturday to wish everyone on Nauroz while sharing a traditional thali that her mother, Sonia Gandhi, the former president of the Congress, made for her. But there was a problem. And that is, today is not Nauroz. It is Navreh! Watch MyNation in 100 seconds.
SecurityApr 6, 2019, 1:05 PM IST
India busts US magazine's fake news on Pakistani F-16s with clinching proof
The US defence department on Friday said it was 'not aware' of any investigation that was conducted after India's Balakot air strikes to ascertain if Pakistan had lost an F-16 in the aerial dogfight on February 27
SecurityMar 31, 2019, 2:03 PM IST
IAF loses 17th aircraft in 2018-19: MiG 27 UPG on routine mission crashes in Rajasthan
The IAF, in February alone, lost eight officers in six aircraft crashes. Two of the aircraft lost were in combat — the MiG 21 Bison that Wing Commander Abhinandan was flying and the Mi-17 V5 that went down on February 27. The rest of the crashes have occurred during routine missions.
PoliticsMar 29, 2019, 6:11 PM IST
Modi slams opposition for showing more faith in Imran Khan than own PM
PM Modi said that when Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down a Pakistani F-16, while flying a MiG-21 Bison, following India's Balakot air strikes, all political parties of the country should have spoken as one and hailed the achievement. However, the opposition kept harping on when Abhinandan would return.
IndiaMar 27, 2019, 9:42 AM IST
Abhinandan Varthaman joins squadron in Srinagar rather than returning to Chennai home
Indian Air Force's official sources said that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman preferred to stay with his squadron in Srinagar than going to his family home in Chennai while on leave
SecurityMar 8, 2019, 8:32 PM IST
Thanks to 'flying coffin' MiGs, India lose more pilots during peacetime than war
MiG-21s have proved their mettle on several occasions, including the recent F-16 kill. However, what gives the MiG the nickname of ‘flying coffin’ is the high number of crashes involving the aircraft and its variants that has led India to lose some of its best pilots.
SecurityMar 7, 2019, 2:34 PM IST
IAF confirms Abhinandan Varthaman shot down Pakistan F-16 with MiG-21 Bison
Top IAF sources confirmed that Varthaman had fired an R-73 missile to take out the F-16 aircraft, however, his jet was also hit by an AMRAAM missile
IndiaMar 3, 2019, 1:51 PM IST
Digvijaya Singh demands evidence of IAF air strikes on terror camp in Balakot
While speaking to reporters in Indore, Singh said, according to PTI, “I am not questioning the recent IAF action against Pakistan-based terrorist camps. But pictures of any incident in open space can be accessed through satellite technology. So we should also give evidence."