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BJP Releases New National Executive List, Maneka And Varun Gandhi Dropped Among Others

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP leaders and MPs who have been vocal against the agri laws have been dropped from the national executive list.

Air Force Transported 625 Tonnes Of New Notes After Demonetisation: Ex-IAF Chief Dhanoa

Jan 05, 2020 PTI

'If one crore comes in a bag of 20 kg, I do not know how many crores we moved,' he said.

RKS Bhadauria To Be Next Chief Of Air Staff

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria will be the next Chief of Air Staff after the superannuation of incumbent B S Dhanoa.

IAF Chief Says He Is 'Honoured' To Fly Last Sortie With Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

Sep 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Dhanoa flew a sortie with Abhinandan in a twin-seater MiG-21 trainer aircraft at the Pathankot Air Base on Monday. He is set to retire from the IAF later this year following nearly four decades in service.

Indian Air Force 'Cautious And Alert' For Any Eventuality, Says IAF Chief On Indo-Pak Tensions

Indian Air Force is always cautious; we are responsible for air defence and we are always alert, says Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa.

24 June, 2019

Pakistan Did Not Come Into Our Airspace After Balakot Airstrike: IAF Chief Dhanoa

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa was speaking at an event at the Gwalior airbase to commemorate 20 years of the Kargil war.

16 April, 2019

'We Had Technology On Our Side': Air Force Chief On Balakot Strike

Outlook Web Bureau

The Air Force struck a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist training camp in Pakistan's Balakot area on February 26, in response to the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

18 February, 2019

WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar Admires India's Firepower As IAF Conducts Exercise Close To Pakistan Border

Outlook Web Bureau

Top IAF sources said though the Vayu Shakti was planned in advance, the drill was a demonstration of the force's capability to hit targets with "pinpoint accuracy" and carry out missions at short notice.

21 December, 2018

IAF Chief 'Lying' On Rafale, Says Veerappa Moily

Outlook Web Bureau

The Air Force chief had said "Rafale was badly needed" and the top court gave a "very fine judgment". He also called the Rafale deal a "game changer".

20 December, 2018

Rafale Is Game Changer, Indian Air Force Needs It: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa

Outlook Web Bureau

He also cautioned against politicisation of defence purchases, suggesting that this had earlier led to the delay in the Army acquiring the Bofors gun.

03 October, 2018

Rafale Will Be Game-Changer In The Subcontinent: Air Force Chief B.S. Dhanoa

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi had announced the procurement of 36 Rafale fighters after holding talks with Hollande on April 10, 2015, in Paris.

12 September, 2018

India Facing Grave Threat, Rafale Will Enhance IAF's Capability: Air Force Chief B.S. Dhanoa

Outlook Web Bureau

Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said intentions of adversaries can change overnight and the Air Force needs to match their force level.

06 October, 2017

Indian Air Force To Start Acquiring Process Of Single-Engine Fighter Jets This Month

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief of Air Staff B S Dhanoa said having a new fleet of single-engine jets was a "priority" for the IAF and the request for information (RFI) for it is likely to be issued "very soon".

05 October, 2017

IAF Has Capability To Conduct Full Spectrum Of Air Operations If Surgical Strike Takes Place: Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Outlook Web Bureau

"The Air Force has the capability to locate, fix and strike across the border," Dhanoa said in a press meet on the issue of the tactical nuclear arsenal of Pakistan.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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