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India shows proof of shooting down PAF F-16 but Pakistan claims Indian government 'misleading' people

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said at a media briefing on Saturday that an Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison, piloted by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, shot down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft and there are eyewitness accounts as well as electronic evidence for it.

Mar 10, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

How missile piece displayed by India exposes Pakistan's F-16 lie

India on Thursday evening cleared the fog of war off another piece of Pakistan's disinformation surrounding the ongoing stand-off. At a joint services press conference, the Indian military displayed a piece of a missile that is used on F-16 fighter jets of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The display of the evidence is clear proof that PAF used the fighter jets for its incursion into India and also that it fire that particular missile at fighter jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Feb 28, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

Pakistan's F-16 fighters fired 'beyond visual range missile', claim sources

The projectile is a ''beyond visual range missile'' carried by F-16s, the sources claimed.

Feb 28, 2019, 18:52 PM IST

20 Pakistan Air Force jets violated India's airspace on Wednesday: Sources

The Pakistani jets had made an unsuccessful attempt to target vital military installations in the Indian side of the border on Wednesday.

Feb 28, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

How Geneva Convention can help bring back missing IAF pilot home

The Indian government on Tuesday strongly objected to the 'vulgar display' of an injured Indian Air Force personnel in Pakistan.

Feb 27, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Isolated Pakistan threatens to boycott OIC meet over Sushma Swaraj's participation

Sushma Swaraj has been invited as a "guest of honour" at the inaugural session of the OIC foreign ministers' conclave in Abu Dhabi on March 1-2.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

Imran Khan calls for dialogue, makes no mention of terrorism yet again

Imran Khan has once again refused to acknowledge that terrorism supported by his country is the crux of the problem.

Feb 27, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Pakistan used its Air Force to target India's military installations, bid foiled: MEA

The MEA said that details are being ascertained about Pakistan's claim of having captured one Indian pilot.

Feb 27, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Our air force was ready but it was night and dark: Pakistan Defence Minister on IAF airstrikes

Army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor also said that Pakistan will "surprise" India with its response.

Feb 26, 2019, 23:00 PM IST

Five terrorist killed by Pakistan Air Force

As part of the ongoing crackdown on militants, the Pakistan Air Force has killed five terrorists in Khyber Agency, along the border with Afghanistan, media reported on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

Pakistan inducts 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets to air force

Pakistan today inducted 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets jointly manufactured with China to its air force with the Defence Minister asserting that the country was ready to safeguard borders against any aggression.

Feb 16, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Uri attack: Jittery Pakistan shuts airspace, motorways; PAF fighter jets conduct drill

The PAF exercises come at a time when tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours are running high after the Uri terror attack.

Sep 22, 2016, 15:26 PM IST

22 terrorists killed in Pakistan

 At least 22 terrorists were killed in military airstrikes carried out in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, the media reported on Sunday.

Oct 11, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Terrorists attack Pakistan Air Force base in Peshawar

Pakistan’s PAF Airbus attacked by 10 terrorists. 3 terrorists are killed in action. A perimeter has been set by Pakistani military near the ground zero.

Sep 18, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

New Pak air chief Sohail Aman assumes charge

 Pakistan's new chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Thursday took command of the PAF here.

Mar 19, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Pak inducts China-built Eagle AWACS into air force

Pakistan air force on Thursday inducted the advanced China-built Karakoram Eagle AWACS aircraft, capable of detecting hostile aerial and sea surface targets far before ground-based radars regardless of their height.

Feb 26, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

Kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer killed

 The bullet-riddled body of a kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer was found in Balochistan province, media reported Thursday.

Jan 08, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Pakistan completes induction of 13 F-16 fighter jets into air force

Pakistan on Wednesday completed the induction of 13 frontline F-16 fighter jets into its air force, augmenting its aerial defence capability.

May 21, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Purge extremists within Pakistani military

A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force vehicle in Peshawar city.

Sep 21, 2012, 12:02 PM IST

US arms aid reducing gap between IAF, PAF: Browne

Terming US arms aid to Pakistan as
a challenge, India on Friday said the latest F-16s, missiles and
munition being supplied to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) could
"reduce the technological gap" with the IAF.

Oct 01, 2010, 18:30 PM IST