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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 13, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 13, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Future Rafale deals will also be under government to government, says Parrikar April 13, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to France negotiated with the government there to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on April 11, Modi announced that IAF would get 36 Rafale jets. ...
  • India conducts the biggest evacuations of its nationals from Yemen April 8, 2015

    India has conducted the biggest evacuations of its nationals from Yemen. The Military's efforts in operation 'Rahat' was acknowledged not just by the evacuees but also by rest of the world. ...
  • Indian Air Force releases video of Indians rescued April 6, 2015

    The Indian Air Force on Monday released a video of Indians being rescued from war stricken Yemen. The sources said the number of Indians across Yemen was around 5,000 out of which 1,000 were women married to Yemeni nationals. The number of Indians in Sana'a would be around 3,000 while...
  • No evidence of illegal payment made to ex-IAF officer Nayyar in VVIP chopper deal: Ajai Shukla March 16, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Business Standard columnist on strategic affairs, Defence & Diplomacy, Ajai Shukla said that there is no evidence at all that an illegal of payment made to (Retd) IAF Officer Gautam Nayyar. Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 29, 2015

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. President Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • Empowered women on showcasing India's military might January 27, 2015

    The 66th Republic Day saw all women contingent from Indian Armed Forces and Border Security Force showcasing India's military might on the Rajpath. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama takes off for 3-day visit to India January 24, 2015

    US President Barack Obama with First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday took off on Air Force One from Andrews air base for 3-day visit to India for Republic Day. ...
  • Inside look: Barack Obama's official aircraft Air Force One January 24, 2015

    US President Barack Obama will travel to India in his official aircraft Air Force One which is a Boeing 747-200B that has been modified to meet presidential requirements. Capable of refueling midair, Air Force One has unlimited range and can carry the President wherever he needs to travel. The onboard...
  • Himachal Pradesh: 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel trapped after snowfall December 21, 2014

    In Himachal Pradesh the National Highway from Manali to Rohtang Pass has been shut down, after 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel were trapped following a fresh spell of snowfall. The Indian Air Force and the Border Roads Organisation are engaged in rescue operations. ...
  • News 360: Toddler raped in Bangalore school, third child abuse incidence in the last 6 months October 22, 2014

    As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. ...
  • 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. ...