AIR FORCE

  • Air Force celebrates 82nd Foundation Day, Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar attends ceremony October 8, 2014

    The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 82nd Foundation Day with a grand ceremony at the Hindon Air Force Station. The star attraction was cricketer Sachin Tendulkar who attended the ceremony along with his wife. A few years ago Sachin was conferred with the IAF honorary rank of Group Captain....
  • The CJ Show: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir, rescue operations September 23, 2014

    We bring you stories of survival and struggle as the state of Jammu and Kashmir struggles to come back to normalcy. ...
  • Jammu floods: Faced hostility from the locals, says Air Force September 12, 2014

    Law and order situation has been affected in many areas of Srinagar. Reports of Army and Air Force personnel facing hostility from locals have cropped up. "We encountered hostility from the locals in the first three days," said Air Force member. ...
  • J&K floods: People have been stranded for over a week, hostility expected, says IAF September 12, 2014

    There have been incidents of stone pelting in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle spoke to Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh who said that resentment from disgruntled locals is expected in such difficult circumstances. ...
  • Watch: Aerial survey of floodhit Jammu and Kashmir September 8, 2014

    The Army and Air Force are leading the rescue and relief operations in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle took an aerial survey on board an Indian Air Force aircraft. ...
  • Modi's Pakistan pitch in Kashmir: Can PM turn a new chapter in IndoPak relations? August 12, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned the continuing proxy war by Pakistan. He said that the neighbouring country has lost the strength to fight a conventional war, but continues to engage in the proxy war of terrorism. The Prime Minister said that the Indian Armed Forces are suffering more...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 29, 2014

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6horse buggy. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Odisha CM asks people not to panic October 11, 2013

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appealed to everyone not to panic in view of the reports cyclone Phailin expected to hit on Saturday evening. "I'd request everyone not to panic. Please assist the government. Everyone from the block to the state headquarters at every administration level has been put on...
  • C17 Globemaster the big draw at 81st IAF day October 8, 2013

    The big transport aircraft C17 Globemaster is the big draw as the Indian Air Force celebrates its 81st anniversary today. ...
  • Dramatic rescue: IAF airlifts crashed Pawan Hans helicopter in Uttarakhand September 4, 2013

    The Indian Air Force did a dramatic rescue operation by airlifting a Pawan Hans helicopter which had crashed in the state earlier. ...
  • The Last Word: Is it correct to think of the MiG 21 as a flying coffin or is that a gross exaggeration? July 18, 2013

    A MiG21 Bison fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed on Monday in Uttarlai in Rajasthan killing the pilot. Is it correct to think of the MiG 21 as a flying coffin or is that a gross exaggeration? That's the question Karan Thapar discussed with a panel on his...
  • Crash left Wing Commander Kalia unable to lead normal life: Lawyer July 17, 2013

    Wing Commander Sanjeet Singh Kalia has filed a petition saying that flying a MiG21 violated his right to work in a safe environment. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 16, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Govt clears 100 per cent FDI in telecom, say sources July 16, 2013

    In bigticket reforms push, the government on Tuesday decided to hike foreign direct investment (FDI) in 13 sectors....
  • Uttarakhand: Pilots explain problems they are facing in rescue work June 27, 2013

    "Situation is challenging. Crowd control is a problem as everybody wants to come out," says one of the IAF pilots. ...
  • Families of martyrs, who died during U'khad rescue work, in grief June 27, 2013

    The whole border village of Bobiya in Jammu is in mourning after ITBP inspector Bhim Singh lost his life in the Mi17 V5 helicopter crash near Gaurikund, while on a rescue mission. ...
  • Watch: Pilots talk about the challenges during Uttarakhand rescue work June 27, 2013

    One of the pilots involved in rescue operations in Uttarakhand says he carries a 'Main Huun Na' banner to reassure people that he'll come back and save all of them. ...
  • News 360: Rescue efforts continue amid chopper tragedy, bad weather June 26, 2013

    Undeterred by the chopper crash which took away 20 lives, the security forces continued their Herculean rescue operations in various parts of the floodhit Uttarakhand on Wednesday. ...
  • Watch: Rescue sorties continue at Joshimath despite crash June 26, 2013

    CNNIBN's Karma Paljor reports from Joshimath where air rescue operations resumed on Wednesday morning despite the rescue chopper crash on Tuesday. ...
  • Uttarakhand rescue efforts does the government need to do much more? June 19, 2013

    Even though aerial surveys and rescue missions by the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the IndoTibetan Border Police and clearing skies provided some aid to the people in Uttarakhand, places that have been most affected by the nature's fury have remained inaccessible due damaged transport and road services. ...
  • Watch: How rescue teams battle with the destruction in Uttarakhand June 19, 2013

    Rescue teams were finally able to evacuate some of the people stranded in higher reaches of Uttarakhand on Wednesday even though damaged roads and washed away bridges continued to hinder evacuation throughout the day. ...
  • AgustaWestland deal: UK waiting for Italian probe to end, says Indian High Commission February 16, 2013

    India's High Commissioner to the UK says the British government is closely watching the developments and waiting for the completion of Italian investigations in the AgustaWestland defence deal. ...
  • AgustaWestland chopper deal: Where is the money going? February 15, 2013

    The Ministry of Defence on Friday initiated the process to scrap the deal with AgustaWestland for 12 VVIP helicopters. ...
  • President can only be questioned: Prashant Bhushan February 15, 2013

    Prashant Bhushan said that President Pranab Mukherjee and the governors accused in the AgustaWestland deal face immunity but can definitely be questioned by the CBI. ...
  • Ousted Finnmeccanica CEO to be quizzed over chopper deal February 15, 2013

    Ousted Finnmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi who is being held in jail but has not been charged, faces allegations of paying bribes to win contract for the company's AgustaWestland unit to supply helicopters for use by Indian VVIPs. ...
  • Will AgustaWestland become another Bofors? February 14, 2013

    The Italian probe report into the AgustaWestland chopper deal has explained how the kickback money in the deal reached the cousins of former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi. ...
  • News 360: Italian probe into chopper deal reveals how money reached Tyagi's cousin February 14, 2013

    The Italian probe report into the AgustaWestland chopper deal has explained how the kickback money in the deal reached the cousins of former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi. ...
  • Is it impossible to do defence deals in India without middlemen? February 13, 2013

    The government on Wednesday put the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal on hold after allegations of bribery were levelled directly at the former Air Chief Marshall, SP Tyagi by an Italian probe report. ...
  • News 360: Tainted chopper deal put on hold, say sources February 13, 2013

    The AugustaWestland chopper deal got murkier with allegations of bribery now being levelled directly at the former Air Chief, SP Tyagi. ...
  • Italian chopper deal: Don't drag in the PMO, says V Narayanasamy February 13, 2013

    The Opposition on Wednesday attacked the government over the corruption allegations in the 2010 Italian helicopter deal saying the government was doing a cover up. ...