J&K floods: IAF choppers 'only hope' of survival for people in mountains

"Our house is gone, household goods have perished and all our animals killed. We did not have anything to eat," said Chamail Singh of Rajouri district while showering praise on Indian Air Force for air-dropping food items and other relief material.

J&K floods: 11,000 flood-affected people airlifted by IAF

Indian Air Force has airlifted about 11,000 people so far from various places in flood- ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, a senior officer said on Saturday.

J&K floods: Angry locals attack, pelt stones on NDRF jawans during relief operations

An NDRF jawan on Saturday was attacked by angry locals here while few other personnel of the force were pelted stones as they were rendering relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit areas.

J&K floods: Congress leader Soz heckled amid anti-govt protests

Former union minister and senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz was hackled in one of the relief camps in Kashmir with flood victims expressing anger over alleged absence of state government officials during relief works.

IAF concerned over delays in product delivery

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday said the delays in delivery of products by the indigenous firms was a cause of concern for it and efforts should be be made to cut down "time and cost overruns".

Massive rescue operations on in flood-hit J&K; toll nears 200, lakhs stranded​
Massive rescue operations on in flood-hit J&K; toll nears 200, lakhs stranded​

Battling against one of the worst floods in decades in Jammu and Kashmir region, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Suhag and General Officer Commanding (GOC) Northern Command Lt Gen DS Hooda on Monday said rescue operations will continue till everyone is pulled out.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Massive rescue operations underway

Relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir were stepped up on Monday with Indian Air Force (IAF) using choppers and planes to rescue those stranded in the most hit areas even as the death toll crossed 160.

Jammu & Kashmir floods: Thousands still stranded in Srinagar, rescue operations intensify
Jammu & Kashmir floods: Thousands still stranded in Srinagar, rescue operations intensify

Relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir continued on Monday with Air Force using choppers and planes to rescue the people even as the death toll reached 160.

IAF airlifts 180 jawans from flood-hit border posts in J&K

Indian Air Force on Sunday airlifted 180 jawans who were posted at various border area posts along flood-affected Indo-Pak border in Jammu sector.

Army, Air Force doing their best to evacuate people from flood-hit areas: Lt Gen KH Singh

General Officer Commanding of Nagrota-based 16 Corps,Lieutenant General KH Singh, on Sunday said that the personnel of the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force (IAF) are doing everything possible to help those stranded in flood- hit regions of Jammu and Kashmir.

Air Force swings into action as Kashmir floods leave thousands homeless
Air Force swings into action as Kashmir floods leave thousands homeless

The Indian Air Force has sprung into action as flood across Kashmir valley threatens to leave thousands homeless as there was no let up in the rains for the fifth day on Saturday.

India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha
India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha

Two days after the reported creation of a new al Qaeda wing in the Indian subcontinent, Indian Air Force chief Air Marshal Arup Raha on Friday acknowledged threat from al Qaeda-like agencies but said the nation is prepared for it.

IAF to commemorate 50 years of Indo-Pak War

The IAF has lined up several programmes to commemorate its role in the 1965 war with Pakistan.

India, Russia conduct first-ever air exercises

The Indian and Russian air forces have held their first-ever military exercises involving counter-terror, fire-fighting and air defence in Russia.

French fighter jet deal close: IAF chief Arup Raha

Indian Air Force Chief has said conclusion of a $22 billion fighter jet deal with French company Dassault Aviation was imminent after missed deadlines and delays.

IAF officer caught roaming near Indo-Pak border

An IAF officer, who was on leave and apparently in a disturbed state of mind, was caught roaming near the Indo-Pak border by BSF in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district, police said here on Monday.

BSF arrests IAF officer from town near Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

The Border Security Force (BSF) has arrested an senior officer of the Indian Air Force from a town near the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan on Monday.

Air Force employee held for 'spying'

An IAF employee based at Pathankot in Punjab was arrested on charge of passing on strategic information about the air force station to a Pakistani woman, police said on Sunday.

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

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