Vijay Diwas 50th anniversary marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which lead to the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.
The celebrations would start from January 20 to February 20 next year, commemorating the birth of Arunachal Pradesh as a state.
The Victory Flame will be taken to the residences of the heroes of the 1971 war who were awarded medals for their gallantry, the Defence official said.
The IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction, the Air Force informed. The pilot ejected safely before the aircraft crashed in Mankabagh village, Bhind SP Manoj Kumar Singh said.
Several people have been injured and displaced in rain-related incidents. Dams in many districts are nearing its full capacity. Small towns and villages in the hilly areas are totally cut off from the outside world.
The accused IAF Flight Lieutenant had allegedly raped his female colleague officer.
Addressing the nation on Twitter, the PM said that the Indian Air Force is synonymous with courage, diligence and professionalism.
As India marks Air Force Day on October 8, here's celebrating tales of valour in the face of 'invisible' enemies.
Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said disciplinary action will be taken against those found guilty in alleged rape of a female air force officer in Coimbatore.
Sources in the Crime Branch said the woman had been in constant touch with the five arrested staff of ITR since February last year. Though it is still unclear what exact information the woman managed to obtain
The fighter and Chinook helicopters of the Indian Air Force left the audiences mesmerised with their manoeuvres.
The display will include flypast by various aircrafts of the IAF. The paramotor flying and IAF's skydiving team 'Akash Ganga' will be in action at the show. Besides, the symphony orchestra of the IAF would be adding to the event.
The main aim of the exercise, under the theme 'Give Wings to Your Dream', is to motivate the youth of the valley to join the Indian Air Force (IAF) and to promote tourism in the region, the officials said.
Addressing the Annual Commanders' Conference of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also stressed the need of innovation, self-reliance and indigenisation.
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.
A mock emergency landing was performed by a Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF which also carried Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari alongside Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat.
Union Health Ministry's office memorandum which was issued on Monday said that people arriving from Afghanistan have to undergo a mandatory “minimum 14-day institutional quarantine” at the ITBP facility.
So far, India has evacuated over 800 people amid a deteriorating security situation in Kabul and scramble by various nations to rescue their citizens.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.