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Vijayendra Kumeria blends two passions for TV role

Vijayendra Kumeria blends two passions for TV role

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 14:46

Actor Vijayendra Kumeria, who will be seen as a new entry in `Shastri Sisters` is glad he is getting a chance to blend two of his passions - acting and flying - with the role of an Air Force officer in the TV show.

Amid US air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 13:29

President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the US military to become Iraq`s air force. But he may have little choice.

After Sukhois, India deploys Akash missiles in Northeast to tackle China threat

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 09:16

Amid growing apprehensions about China`s `real` intentions, India has started deploying squadrons of surface-to-air Akash missiles in the Northeast.

Two Italian air force jets collide over Italy

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 00:10

Two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided on Tuesday during a training mission over Italy, the force said.

IAF to replace crashed C-130J medium-lift aircraft

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:18

The Indian Air Force will buy one more Lockheed Martin C 130J Super Hercules medium-lift aircraft apart from the 12 contracted for to make up for the loss of one plane in an accident in March.

31 killed in Syrian air strikes

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 02:19

A total of 31 radical fighters were killed as the Syrian air force Sunday struck positions of the Islamic State (IS) militants in the country`s Raqqa province.

No recording of crash that killed Brazil candidate

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 06:43

Brazil`s Air Force said the black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed a presidential candidate does not contain a recording of the flight.

Russia prepares 5th-generation fighter for India

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 01:09

Russia`s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has completed the front-end engineering design of the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) for India`s Air Force, UAC president Mikhail Pogosyan said Friday.

British jets join efforts to help Iraq`s Yazidis

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 08:11

Three British Royal Air Force (RAF) surveillance aircrafts landed at an air base in Cyprus Tuesday to carry out aid drops to Iraqi Yazidi refugees on a mountain top.

Man held over bomb threat as RAF escorts jet to UK airport

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:03

British police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of making a hoax bomb threat that forced a Qatar Airways plane to make an emergency landing under military jet escort.

IAF to extend technical life of Kiran trainer planes

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 15:47

Due to "inordinate delay" in Intermediate Jet Trainer programme of the HAL, the IAF has initiated action to look for alternatives and extending the technical life of the Kiran trainer aircraft, Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Iraqi PM orders air force to help Kurds fight Islamic State

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 06:14

Iraq`s Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ordered his air force for the first time to back Kurdish forces against Islamic State fighters after the Sunni militants made another dramatic push through the north, state television reported.