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Watch: 'Everything Is Finished', Says Sikh Afghan Lawmaker As He Breaks Down On Reaching India

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"All achievements of the last 20 years in Afghanistan have been lost. Nothing is left. It's zero now," Sikh Afghan Narendra Singh Khalsa said soon after his arrival at Hindon Airport.

Watch: IAF Brings Back 168 People From Afghanistan Including 107 Indians

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A special repatriation flight belonging to the Indian Air Force brought back 168 people from Afghanistan today, a week since the Taliban took control of most parts of Afghanistan.

Indian Air Force Sacks Staffer For Refusing To Get Vaccinated Against Covid

Across India, only nine personnel have refused to take the vaccine. All of them were given show cause notice

Jammu IAF Attack: Drone Probably First Time Came 15-km Inside Indian Territory

Jun 27, 2021 Tarun Upadhyay

What has raised concern this time is the distance travelled by drone and that too without being detected.

Meet Mawya Sudan, The First IAF Woman Fighter Pilot From Jammu & Kashmir

Last Saturday, Mawya Sudan was commissioned as a flying officer in the Indian Air Force, making her the country's 12th female fighter pilot.

23 June, 2021

Gen Rawat Chairs Meeting To Iron Out Differences On Rolling Out Theatre Commands

Outlook Web Bureau

The sources said though the Army and the Navy were in favour of rolling out of the theatre commands, the Air Force has some reservations over them.

28 April, 2021

Covid: Indian Air Force Airlifts Nine Cryogenic Oxygen Containers From Dubai, Singapore

Outlook Web Bureau

India saw a record single-day rise of 3,60,960 coronavirus cases and 3,293 fresh fatalities, according to Union health ministry data updated on Wednesday.

17 March, 2021

Indian Air force Pilot Dies In MiG-21 Accident

Outlook Web Bureau

A court of inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident.

05 March, 2021

Combined Commanders’ Conference To Discuss Joint Military Vision For The Future

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi, Rajnath Singh to attend key military Conference In Kevadia, Gujarat

08 February, 2021

Induction Ceremony Of Five Rafale Jets Cost Government Rs 41 Lakh: Rajnath Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

The first batch of the five Rafale jets arrived in India on July 29, nearly four years after India signed an inter-governmental agreement with France to procure 36 of the aircraft at a cost of Rs 59,000 crore.

26 January, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


18 January, 2021

Indian Air Force Ferries 81 Stranded Passengers Between J-K, Ladakh

Outlook Web Bureau

While 53 passengers were airlifted from Kargil to Jammu, 28 others were ferried from Jammu to Kargil

05 January, 2021

Indian Air Force's MiG-21 Aircraft Crashes In Rajasthan, Pilot Safe


The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely, the IAF said, adding the incident took place around 8:15 pm.

12 December, 2020

Only Officer Who Served In All Three Armed Forces Turns 100

Outlook Web Bureau

Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill (retired) is the only officer who has served all the three defence services; Indian Army, Navy and Air Force.

01 December, 2020

Indian Navy Successfully Test-Fires Naval Version Of BrahMos Missile


A similar exercise was conducted by the Indian Navy in the Arabian sea six weeks back

07 November, 2020

Armed Forces Must Be Ready To Combat Hybrid Threats: IAF Chief


Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also hailed the decision of creating the post of the Chief of Defence Staff as a ‘historic phase of higher defence reforms.’

15 October, 2020

Preparations In France Underway For Induction Of More Rafale Jets


The first batch of five Rafale jets arrived in India on July 29 and the second batch of four Rafale jets is expected to arrive in India in the next four weeks.


09 October, 2020

India Test-Fires Its First Anti-Radiation Missile 'Rudram-1'


The missile was test-fired at the integrated test range at Balasore in Odisha around 10:30 AM, officials said.

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.

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

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz