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  • 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....
  • J&K floods: Army IAF, NDRF working day and night, rescue operations underway September 12, 2014

    With a week passed, many areas of flood hit state of Jammu and Kashmir are still under the water. NDRF, Army and Air Force are working day and night to evacuate stranded people from various areas. ...
  • J&K floods: Oil installations under water, IOC airlifts aviation fuel to aid air sorties September 11, 2014

    Certain oil installations in the flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir are under water, oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed the media on Thursday. However, to deal with any adverse eventuality, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has airlifted aviation fuel (ATF) to Srinagar to aid air sorties to the marooned valley. ...
  • J&K floods: Situation still grim in Srinagar, rescue operations are in full swing September 10, 2014

    As the armed forces stepped up rescue operations in beleaguered Jammu and Kashmir, IAF rescue personnel outlined the grim situation in the state stating that Srinagar continues to be in a bad state with water levels still quite high. 90 sorties and 13 helicopters have been flown into Srinagar to...
  • J&K: Massive rescue operations underway; IAF airlifts stranded September 9, 2014

    More than 42,000 people have been evacuated in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir which has witnessed worst floods in six decades. Nearly 200 hundred people have lost their lives and lakhs have been stranded in the floods, landslides and house collapses triggered by torrential monsoon rains since September 2. ...
  • J&K floods: Rescue operations stepped up as waters start receding September 8, 2014

    As waters finally start receding, rescue operations are now making more headway than earlier, rescuing more number of people. Telephone and road connectivity is on its way to getting restored. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 20, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Opposition wants PM to answer over missing coal allocation files August 20, 2013

    The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till Thursday after uproar over missing coalgate files. BJP members demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the missing files related to the allocation of coal blocks. ...
  • 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: Bad weather still a challenge, landslides thwart relief ops July 15, 2013

    A month after devastation in Uttarakhand due to flash floods, CNNIBN reports on how fresh landslides have hit efforts to rebuild roads. ...
  • India Positive: Story of unsung heroes of floodhit Uttarakhand June 29, 2013

    People from all walks of life are coming ahead to help pilgrims at floodhit Uttarakhand. Teams of the Army, the NDRF, the ITBP, the IAF are rescuing pilgrims from various across state. The floodravaged state has also witnessed massive infrastructure damage....
  • 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. ...
  • Uttarakhand monsoon fury: Pictures of devastation June 20, 2013

    Hours after horror began, Uttarakhand's natural disaster is still unfolding. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: What are the challenges that lie ahead? June 20, 2013

    The floods in the state of Uttarakhand have claimed over 150 lives. More than 50,000 people are stranded in the hill state awaiting search teams which have been launched by the Indo Tibetan Border Police and Army. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Many rescued, thousands still stranded June 20, 2013

    More than 15,000 people have been rescued from the flood hit state. Thousands are still stranded in different parts of Uttarakhand. ...
  • Operation Rahat: Six more Mi17 aircraft to be pressed into service June 20, 2013

    The rescue teams are trying to send a batch of 100 armed forces specialised medical personnel to forward areas the stretch from Rudraprayag to Kedarnath. ...
  • Is the Agusta storm turning out to be a huge embarrassment for the IAF? March 8, 2013

    In a huge setback for former Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file an FIR against him under sections of cheating and bribery in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. ...
  • Govt must do its own investigation in kickbacks in chopper deal: BJP February 17, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday demanded to know that if the Tyagis are speaking the truth, who got the kickbacks in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP Italian chopper deal? "For all you know, Tyagi is telling the truth. The government must do its own investigation," BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 14, 2013

    SEBI freezes Sahara accounts including Subroto Roy's for failing to return investors' money. Millions in India and across the world kick off the 'One Billion Rising' campaign. ...
  • News 360: IAF chopper fired at by suspected Maoists January 18, 2013

    An Air Force MI 17 helicopter made emergency landing in Sukma, and was fired at by suspected Maoists. ...
  • Indian Air Force celebrates 80th anniversary October 8, 2012

    Here are the images of celebrations to mark 80th anniversary of Indian Air Force. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 30, 2012

    IAF loses nine men as choppers collide midair. First FIR in coal blocks scam to be filed soon. ...
  • Midair collision rare, need to find out cause: IAF sources August 30, 2012

    Five minutes after taking off on training sorties, two Air Force helicopters collided midair in Gujarat, leaving eight dead. ...
  • IAF finally gets basic trainer: Is it too little too late? May 10, 2012

    Cabinet cleared a Rs 2900crore deal to give IAF a basic trainer that could save men and machines in the force. ...
  • Taliban will shift its focus to India: IAF Chief April 28, 2012

    Indian Air Force chief NAK Browne said the terror outfit is getting closer to Wagah border in Amritsar. ...