IAF pilots' prison-break in Pak in 1971 war now made into a feature film

PTI8_13_2017_0000098B PTI8_13_2017_0000099BBy Chirinjibi ThapaNew Delhi, Aug 13 "We fight in deep enemy territory, and one bullet can cripple our aircraft. If I ever become a prisoner of war, I will...

Aug 13, 2017 4:01 PM | Newsscroll

Jaitley rejects reports about ammunition shortage

New Delhi, Aug 11 Amid the border stand-off with China, Defence Minister Arun Jaitely today rejected reports about shortage of ammunition and asserted that the armed forces have enough quantity to...

Aug 11, 2017 7:59 PM | Newsscroll

Indonesia barters coffee, palm oil for Russian fighter jets

Jakarta, Aug 7 Indonesia said today that it will barter coffee, palm oil and other commodities for 11 Russian- made Sukhoi fighter jets, calling US and European sanctions against Russia an...

Aug 07, 2017 7:26 PM | Newsscroll

Prepared for contingencies in full spectrum mode: IAF Chief

New Delhi [India], July 26 : Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa on Wednesday said the Indian Air Force is prepared for all kind of contingencies in full spectrum mode. Speaking to ...

Jul 25, 2017 7:57 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for international stories for week July 15 - July 21,

2017SaturdayDhaka: A 25-year-old medical student from India was allegedly stabbed to death by his compatriot who then tried to commit suicide at their flat in Bangladesh's northeastern port city of...

Jul 22, 2017 2:35 PM | Newsscroll

29 IAF aircraft have crashed since last five years: Govt

New Delhi, Jul 21 Twenty-nine aircraft of the Indian Air Force have crashed due to technical defects and human error over the last five years, the government said today.Subhash Bhamre, Minister of...

Jul 21, 2017 7:06 PM | Newsscroll

'India sought time to evaluate Russia's Su-30 upgrade offer'

By Asim KamalMoscow, Jul 18 India has sought time to "evaluate" Russia's offer of upgrading its Sukhoi-30 fleet to a near fifth-generation aircraft level, a top official of Russia’s Rostec State...

Jul 18, 2017 10:03 PM | Newsscroll

'Indo-Russian JV for 200 Kamov choppers registered in India'

(EDS: Updating)By Asim KamalMoscow, Jul 18 An Indo-Russian joint venture to produce 200 Kamov light weight multi-role military helicopters under a USD 1 billion deal has been registered in India and...

Jul 18, 2017 7:36 PM | Newsscroll

'Indo-Russian JV for Kamov choppers registered in India'

By Asim KamalMoscow, Jul 18 An Indo-Russian joint venture to produce the Kamov military helicopters under a USD 1 billion deal has been registered in India and efforts are on to co- produce them, a...

Jul 18, 2017 1:03 PM | Newsscroll

Flt Lt Achudev's dad writes to PM for probe into son's death

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 6 The family of Flight Lt S Achudev, one of the two IAF pilots killed in the May 23 crash of their Sukhoi-30 fighter jet in Arunachal Pradesh, has written to Prime Minister...

Jul 06, 2017 5:17 PM | Newsscroll