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Pakistan claims it can defend itself against Indian Air Force Rafale fighters

According to Pakistani media, Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Muhammad Faisal said the whole world had witnessed what happened on February 27 when the Pakistani Air Force launched air raids against Indian military targets and claimed to have hit targets in Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 10, 2019, 19:15 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, October 8th, 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info. #KashmirIssue #DNANonStopNews

Oct 08, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

Rafale fighter jet a deterrent, not a sign of aggression against anyone: Rajnath Singh

Calling Rafale a great deterrent, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the fighter jet has the ability to fire air-to-air and air-to-land simultaneously and the addition of this aircraft is a part of India's self defence and it should not be seen as a sign of aggression against anyone.

Oct 08, 2019, 20:50 PM IST

Rajnath Singh in France: Defence Minister to receive first Rafale jet today

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, i.e. October 8, 2019, receives the first of the 36 Rafale aircraft that are to be inducted into the Indian Air Force. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 08, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Rafale to join IAF today, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in France to receive it himself

On Indian Air Force Day, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh himself arrived in France today to receive long-awaited first Rafale Jet out of 36.

Oct 08, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

IAF celebrates 87th anniversary today, Service chiefs pay tributes at National War Memorials

The IAF was formed on October 8, 1932, and the force has participated in several crucial wars and landmark missions.

Oct 08, 2019, 08:05 AM IST

Rajnath Singh to perform 'Shastra Puja' today before Rafale delivery

The Rafale aircraft, which is capable of carrying an array of potent weapons and missiles, will be a force to reckon with in the Indian Air Force to which Pakistan has no answer, according to defence experts.

Oct 08, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

DNA: Defence Minister to perform 'Shastra Puja' in France after receiving first Rafale

DNA: Defence Minister to perform Shastra Puja in France after receiving first Rafale. Watch video to know more.

Oct 07, 2019, 22:32 PM IST

Rajnath Singh to perform Shastra puja in Paris on Dusshera as IAF receives first Rafale fighter aircraft

The ceremony to hand over the Rafale jet will take place at a facility of Dassault Aviation, the makers of the aircraft, in Merignac of Bordeaux.

Oct 07, 2019, 09:43 AM IST

Rajnath Singh to perform 'Shastra Pooja' in France before Rafale jet delivery

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will uphold his yearly tradition of performing Shastra Pooja on the festival of Dussehra, in France this year where he is going to receive the first Rafale aircraft on October 8.

Oct 06, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

IAF to receive first Rafale jet in September, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India is scheduled to receive the first Rafale fighter jet manufactured by French firm Dassault Aviation for India next month. Watch the full video to know more.

Aug 23, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

IAF Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies Rafale during Exercise Garuda 2019

Air Marshal Bhadauria also spoke on the joint operations of the Rafale and the Su-30MKI, calling it a potent combination which will give enemy sleepless nights. 

Jul 12, 2019, 14:54 PM IST

Deshhit: 1,325 Android apps harvest data even after you deny permissions

Permissions on Android apps are intended to be gatekeepers for how much data your device gives up. If you don't want a flashlight app to be able to read through your call logs, you should be able to deny that access.

Jul 10, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

Rafale jet's replica erected outside IAF chief BS Dhanoa's residence

Earlier, a model of a Sukhoi Su-30 was set up at the same place, but that was replaced by a Rafale fighter jet a few weeks ago, official sources said.

May 31, 2019, 23:34 PM IST

IAF says Rafale jets would have further hurt Pakistan in dogfight vs F-16s

"The results would have been further skewed in our favour had we inducted our Rafale aircraft in time."

Apr 15, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

IAF doesn't need 126 Rafale jets as negotiated in UPA's deal, Nirmala Sitharaman explains why

Sitharaman said the requirement of the Air Force was higher in 2001 but after 20 years the situation has changed.

Feb 24, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

Two Rafale fighter jets from France touch down in India

During the stay in the country, the Rafale jets would also be flown by top Indian Air Force pilots, including IAF Deputy Chief Air Marshal Vivek Chaudhari.

Feb 13, 2019, 20:17 PM IST

Rafale fighter vs JF-17 jet: Check out the features of the two aircraft

Here’s a look at the specifications of Rafale and JF-17, which are set to power the IAF and PAF, respectively.

Jan 07, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Pakistan eyes 62 JF-17 jets from China as Rafale dogfight continues in India

While the Indian Air Force requires a total of 126 new Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) plane, it will only be getting 36 Rafale jets by 2020. 

Jan 06, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

Amid political battle over Rafale, government makes 25% payment for fighter jets

The first Rafale fighter jet is likely to be delivered as per schedule to the Indian Air Force by September 2019.

Dec 27, 2018, 23:48 PM IST