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IAF To Conduct Air Show Over Dal Lake As Part Of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' To Woo Youth In J&K

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The event, which is scheduled to be held on September 26, will be attended by over 3,000 school and college students. The show was announced following a meeting chaired by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole in which several principals and heads of educational institutions were invited.

India's First Emergency Landing Strip For IAF Planes Inaugurated In Barmer

Sep 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The two ministers also witnessed multiple aircraft operations on the emergency landing facility (ELF) of NH-295 on Thursday.

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: IAF Battles Forest Blazes, 75 New Fires Reported

Uttarakhand Forest Fire: Forest fires were doused in Bariargadh and Sarkyana in Kirti Nagar range and Khirsu in Pauri district

IAF Lieutenant Swati Rathore To Become First Woman Pilot To Lead Flypast on Republic Day

Jan 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Hailing from a small village in Rajasthan's Nagaur district, Swati completed her schooling from Ajmer.

Meet Bhawana Kanth, The First Woman Fighter Pilot To Take Part In Republic Day Parade

Bhawana Kanth is also one of the first women fighter pilots in the IAF.

04 November, 2020

Three More Rafale Jets Arrive In India, Taking The Total To Eight


The newly inducted fleet of five Rafale jets has been carrying out sorties in eastern Ladakh.

29 October, 2020

IAF Pilot Abhinandan Was Released As Pak Feared Indian Attack: Pak MP

Outlook Web Bureau

Army chief's legs were shaking, Pak MP Ayaz Sadiq recounts the events of the meeting.

02 September, 2019

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

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.

14 August, 2019

5 IAF Pilots Who Carried Out Balakot Air Strikes To Get Gallantry Award


The pre-dawn covert operation of February 26 was to avenge a suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on February 14 which killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel and which was claimed by the Pakistan-based JeM.

11 May, 2019

IAF Intercepts Plane Coming From Karachi For Trespassing Into Indian Territory

Outlook Web Bureau

The crew members of the cargo aircraft, which entered Indian airspace at 3:15 PM, were questioned at Jaipur, they said, adding the investigation lasted several hours and the plane was being allowed to leave.

08 March, 2019

IAF Plane Crashes In Rajasthan's Bikaner, Pilot Ejects Safely

Outlook Web Bureau

The aircraft was on a routine mission and crashed after getting airborne from the Nal airbase near Bikaner. The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely, a Defence ministry spokesperson said


28 February, 2019

Pakistani Eyewitness Recounts IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman's Dramatic Capture

Outlook Web Bureau

Varthaman's first question on landing was whether he was in India, the eyewitness said, disclosing that the pilot was pelted with stones and also shot in the leg while fleeing.

05 October, 2018

IAF Plane Crashes In UP's Bagpat district, Pilots Safe

Outlook Web Bureau

The ML-130 microlight plane had taken off from the Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad and was reportedly participating in a drill for Air Force Day.

04 September, 2018

IAF's MiG-27 Fighter Jet Crashes In Jodhpur, Pilot Ejects Safely

Outlook Web Bureau

The aircraft had taken off from the IAF's Jodhpur airbase.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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