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US To Deepen Ties With Taiwan Amid China Scare

Oct 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The US support for Taiwan comes as tensions between China and the island are now at the highest in decades, with Beijing stepping up its military harassment by flying fighter jets toward Taiwan.

French Senators Reach Taiwan Amid Heightened Tensions With China

Oct 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China's ambassador to France Lu Shaye sent a warning letter in February calling on Richard to cancel the Taiwan visit, according to local media reports.

Russia To Launch New Fighter Jet At Moscow Air Show

Russian aircraft manufacturers indicate that the Moscow Air Show will be opening the following week with a probable new fighter jet. Photographed from the new warplane under the tarpaulin was taken on a parking area across the airfield outside of Moscow in Zhukovsky.

UK’s Newest Carrier Joins IS Fight, Stirs Russian Interest

Jun 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to British Royal Navy officers, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the country's newest aircraft carrier, is helping to take up the "lion's share" of operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq.

MiG-29K Crash: Missing Pilot Ejected Before Crash, Navy Continues Search

Intensive aerial, coastal and surface search by Indian Navy ships and aircraft is in progress to locate Commander Nishant Singh.

18 November, 2020

Taiwan Grounds All F-16 Fighter Jets For Checks After One Goes Missing

Associated Press (AP)

The plane's disappearance follows the crash of an F-5E fighter during a training mission last month that killed the pilot.

08 October, 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan, Who Shot Down Pak's F-16, Flies Mig-21 Bison Over Air Force Day Parade

Outlook Web Bureau

Three Mirage 2000 aircrafts and two Su-30MKI fighter aircrafts also flew in 'Avenger formation'. The planes are being flown by pilots who took part in Balakot airstrike.

06 October, 2019

India Wants Another 200 Fighter Planes, But Do They Really Win Wars These Days?

Aakar Patel

We think that national security is a very serious business, and we should trust the generals to do the right thing for all of us, but as Guderian knew, this is not always wise, writes author-columnist Aakar Patel.

19 September, 2019

'Thrilled', Says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh After Tejas Sortie


A Defence Ministry official on Wednesday said the minister is 'taking a sortie' in order to boost the morale of officers

27 July, 2019

After Trump-Imran Meet, US Approves Sales To Support Pak's F-16 Fighter Jets

Outlook Web Bureau

Days after the meeting between President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Pentagon notified the Congress on Friday of its decision to approve military sales worth USD 125 million that would result in 24x7 end-use monitoring of the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan.

01 June, 2019

Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh Becomes First Woman Fighter Pilot To Fly Hawk Jet

Outlook Web Bureau

Singh has undertaken many practice missions, which involved firing of rockets, guns and dropping high calibre bombs, and also participated in various Air Force Level flying exercises, the release said


22 May, 2019

US Jets Intercept Four Russian Bombers, Fighter Jets Off Alaska Coast

Outlook Web Bureau

The Russian nuclear-capable long-range bombers flew on Monday into the Air Defence Identification Zone, which extends approximately 200 miles off Alaska's western coast

14 May, 2019

Will Not Sell F-21 Jets To Others If India Seals IAF Deal: Lockheed

Outlook Web Bureau

The new combat jet is designed to operate across over 60 air force stations in India, and its key aspects include superior engine matrix, electronic warfare system and weapons carrying capacity.

05 April, 2019

India Says Pak F-16 Was Shot Down In Feb Aerial Dogfight

Outlook Web Bureau

"During the aerial engagement, one MiG 21 Bison of the IAF shot down an F-16 in Nowshera sector," the IAF said in a statement.

05 April, 2019

US Says All F-16 Jets Of Pakistan Accounted For, None Missing: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The count of the F-16 fighter planes in Pakistan has been completed, and 'all aircraft were present and accounted for,' an unnamed defence official was quoted as saying by the magazine.

25 March, 2019

No F16 Used To Shoot Down Indian Aircraft: Pakistan Army

Outlook Web Bureau

The US State Department announced that it was seeking more information from Pakistan on the potential use of American-made F-16 jets against India in violation of the end-user agreement.

04 March, 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Flying Fighter Plane Again Depends On His Fitness: IAF Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Queried about the number of terrorists killed in the February 26 IAF attack in Balkot, Pakistan, he said it was for the government to give out the number.


02 March, 2019

Survival Instinct And Training: Story Of An IAF Pilot Ejecting From His Falling Aircraft

Aman Nautiyal

When seven failures hit me in a single sortie, within a time span of two minutes and forty seconds, my brain did not get cluttered -- it actually started working more efficiently and ensured that I took all the required actions correctly.

Photo Gallery

People travel via a boat at the waterlogged DLF residential area after rain at Semmancheri, in Chennai.

PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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