Wing Commander(Search results - 64)
IndiaOct 29, 2020, 3:50 PM IST
Pakistan did not have a choice other than to release Abhinandan Varthaman: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa (retired)
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa (retired) has said Pakistan did not have a choice other than to release Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, days after his MiG-21 was downed in a dogfight in February last year
IndiaFeb 14, 2020, 8:45 AM IST
Pulwama attack: One year of attack, India’s befitting reply to Pakistan-terror group and more
A suicide bomber of Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) targeted CRPF convoy in Pulwama district and killed around 40 bravehearts of India on the same day last year
India UntoldJan 13, 2020, 5:45 PM IST
When A Paanwala's Letters Brought Rakesh Sharma To Meet This Pen-pal in Ahmedabad
On April 1984, wing commander Rakesh Sharma flew aboard the Soyuz T-11 Rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome to become the first Indian in space. The voyage lasted 7 days, 21 hours and 40 minutes. When Sharma and team landed on earth, he had already become a hero and inspiration to thousands of Indians. Among his innumerable fans was a class 3 dropout in Ahmedabad, Kishan Singh Chauhan, a humble paanwaala, who wrote to Sharma congratulating him on the historic feat. Lest did Chauhan know that this gesture would begin a unique and wonderful friendship between two people who had never met. Let’s find out more about this tale of true friendship in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaJan 5, 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.
IndiaOct 8, 2019, 6:44 PM IST
From India receiving first Rafale jet to women candidates in Haryana polls, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
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.
IndiaOct 6, 2019, 11:14 AM IST
Abhinandan Varthaman's 51 Squadron to be awarded unit citation
Air chief marshal RKS Bhadauria will award Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s 51 Squadron with unit citation for shooting down Pakistan’s F-16 days after the Pulwama attack. The award is slated to be received by commanding officer Group Captain Satish Pawar on October 8.
IndiaSep 18, 2019, 7:39 PM IST
Wing Commander Anjali Singh becomes India's first female military diplomat
Wing Commander Anjali Singh has become India's first female military diplomat. She was trained on MiG-29 fighter aircraft and she joined duty on September 10.
IndiaSep 2, 2019, 6:52 PM IST
From Vikram Lander to Kulbhushan Jadhav case, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
India accepted the consular access extended by Pakistan to death-row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav and a senior Indian diplomat is meeting him on Monday, official sources said as tensions over Kashmir simmer between the two countries. IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flew a joint sortie with Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa in MiG-21 fighter. In today's sortie, the two took off in the MiG-21 trainer from Pathankot and flew for 30 minutes. For the top stories of the day, watch MyNation in 100seconds.
IndiaSep 2, 2019, 1:50 PM IST
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies joint sortie with IAF chief
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and Air Force chief Marshal BS Dhanoa took off in a two-seater MiG-21 trainer from Pathankot and flew for 30 minutes
BollywoodAug 23, 2019, 6:18 PM IST
After PM Narendra Modi biopic, Vivek Oberoi to star in film on Balakot airstrike
Vivek Oberoi announced that he would be producing a trilingual film based on Indian Air Force's airstrike in Balakot, Pakistan. Will he be playing the role of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman? Read more details.
ShowsAug 22, 2019, 9:25 PM IST
From Chidambaran's arrest to Abhinandan Varthaman’s return to MiG-21, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying the MiG 21 jet again. Former Union finance minister Chidambaram was remanded to CBI custody till August 26. Watch MyNation in 100 seconds for the top headlines from across the country.
IndiaAug 22, 2019, 9:00 AM IST
IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman begins flying MiG 21 again
Months after the combat against Pakistan’s F-16 and landing on the side of Pakistan with several injuries, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has now begun flying the MiG 21 jet once again
IndiaAug 20, 2019, 6:59 PM IST
Pakistani commando who tortured Abhinandan Varthaman killed in LOC firing
A Pakistani commando, who was behind the capture of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman when his IAF jet crashed in Pakistani territory in February this year, had reportedly been killed in LoC firing by Indian armed forces