IAF's mobile video game gets selected for Google 'Best Game-2019' contest
In a bid to make the youth aware about the IAF and encourage them to join the forces, the Indian Air Force had launched the multiplayer version of its interactive mobile game which lets users experience the thrill of flying a combat aircraft.
Women in armed forces: SC for retrospective effect in permanent commission
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to look at the positive sid...
DHFL stares at insolvency proceedings
The government notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Rules, 2019, to provide a generic framework for i...
DHFL stares at insolvency proceedings
In the case of DHFL, bankers want mutual funds on board to ensure that no entity takes a unilateral decision.
Seven IAF pilots sent to Russia for India's first manned mission to space
Gaganyaan is India's manned space mission which the ISRO aims to launch by December 2021. The project aims at sending the astronauts to a lower orbit of the earth and the spacecraft will have a capsule with adequate supply of oxygen and other essential material and facilities for the astronauts. ISRO is working in tandem with the IAF for the mission.
Not enough done in aviation medicine field: IAF chief RKS Bhadauria
Chief Bhadauria said as the Chief of the Air Staff he assured the aviation medicine specialists that he would "solve the problem at the earliest." The IAF chief also spoke about the fatigue and lack of sleep among pilots due to mobile phones and social media.
Rafale verdict will have positive impact on overall military procurement: Ex-IAF chief Dhanoa
Delivering its much-awaited ruling on the matter, SC today refused to review its earlier decision of giving a clean chit to the govt while rejecting pleas for registration of an FIR by the CBI for alleged irregularities in the deal. In its 2018 order, the SC had said that there was no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the Rafale jets deal.
IAF may buy HAL's trainer aircraft, Air Chief to take sortie
The IAF is likely to float a Request for Proposal (RFP) with the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) this December for purchasing homemade HTT-40 basic aircraft for training its pilots. Ahead of the proposed RFP, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria is scheduled to undertake a test flight of the HTT-40.
Rafale Judgement: End to political dogfights
The apex court's rejection on all objections on the three aspects of the deal - decision-making, pricing and the India offset partner - ratifies the right and the mandate of a government to take decisions effecting national security with different degrees of scrutiny.
Rafale deal: SC gives clean chit, here is a brief timeline of the fighter jet case
After a 12-year long procurement process, India received first Rafale figher jet in a ceremony in France attended by Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Indian government has released first tender in 2007.
India, US begin first tri-services exercise
The nine-day humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) exercise code-named 'Tiger Triumph' is aimed at developing inter-operability between the militaries of the two countries in HADR operations, officials said.
Jaishankar meets French President Macron in Paris, discusses strategic issues
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met French President Emmanuel Macron at the Paris Peace Forum on Tuesday and held a "good discussion" with him on important strategic issues. The areas of defence and security cooperation, space cooperation and civil nuclear cooperation constitute the principal pillars of the Strategic Partnership.
Over 40,000 troop, tanks, attack helicopters to take part in exercise near Pakistan
The exercise will aim to show the integration between tanks including T-72, mechanised infantry including combat vehicles, artillery guns, army air defence, attack helicopters such as the armed Advanced Light Helicopter ‘Rudra’ and special forces. For the first time in an exercise, the K-9 Vajra self-propelled artillery gun, which was inducted into the army last November, is being used.
Nearly 12,000 people on our radar and over 500 arrested: OP Singh
Uttar Pradesh’s director general of police OP Singh said that the police is taking all precautions – from posting adequate forces, foot patrolling by senior police officers and district magistrates meeting religious leaders. He said they have done over 6,000 peace committee meetings and met nearly 5,800 religious leaders.
‘Hope Rafale matter is now laid to rest’: Ex-IAF Chief BS Dhanoa
Former Indian Air Force Chief, BS Dhanoa on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision of dismissing the review petitions challenging it...
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