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Indian Air Force unearths suspected World War II bomb

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:27

Air Force officials unearthed a suspect 1000 pound (lb) World War II bomb at a site while routine clearing of land in Midnapore district of West Bengal.

Govt needs to own up responsibility for IAF accidents: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 16:32

BJP today attacked UPA Government for the crash of a newly acquired US-made C-130J aircraft near Gwalior in which five crew members were killed, saying it needs to own up responsiblility for the accidents in the force.

IAF choppers, Army control forest fire in Tirumala

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:41

A joint operation by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Army have managed to control a huge fire in Seshachalam forest near Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh.

MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 22:03

Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.

IAF airlifts 425 stranded passengers between Leh, Jammu

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 02:03

IAF on Friday pressed a special aircraft to airlift 425 stranded passengers between Leh and Jammu.

IAF choppers to provide air support during Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 19:15

At least ten helicopters of the Indian Air Force will be pressed into service for swift movement of security personnel in each phase of upcoming general elections.

9 Army personnel arrested for spying in last 3 yrs: Antony

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 17:18

Nine Army personnel have been arrested for spying against India for inimical intelligence agencies in the last three years, Defence Minister A K Antony informed Lok Sabha on Monday.

Ex-IAF chief Fali Major was hosted by Finmeccanica: Reports

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 16:47

In a fresh development in the scam-tainted VVIP chopper deal, lawyers of AgustaWestland have reportedly told an Italian court that its parent company Finmeccanica had hosted the then IAF chief F H Major in 2007, a period when the bidders were being shortlisted.

IAF choppers deployed to douse Nagaland forest fire

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 19:57

The IAF has deployed two of its helicopters equipped with large-size buckets to douse widespread fire in forests of Mount Japfu in Nagaland raging since January 31.

IAF chopper rescues 203 people from remote areas of Kishtwar

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 21:27

An IAF helicopter unit on Wednesday rescued more than 200 people trapped in remote areas of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir for the last two days.

IAF Jaguar aircraft crashes in Rajasthan, no casualty

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 22:47

A Jaguar aircraft of Indian Air Force tonight crashed near Bholasar village in Rajasthan`s Bikaner district but the pilot and co-pilot ejected safely.

Naxals fire at IAF chopper carrying top CRPF officials

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 17:40

Top CRPF officials had a narrow escape when suspected Naxals fired at an IAF chopper carrying them while it was landing at Chintagufa in Sukma district in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, official sources said on Monday.