Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

Quivering Bajwa, pleading FM Qureshi: Pakistani leader recalls account when IAF's Abhinandan Varthaman was captured

IAF's Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was captured by Pakistan and released after nearly 60 hours.

Oct 29, 2020, 01:39 AM IST

Sara Ali Khan is one of the most-searched personalities in Pakistan- Details inside

Indian Air Force pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan figure among the top 10 most searched for personalities on Google from Pakistan in 2019, the search engine giant revealed.

Dec 13, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

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Oct 08, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

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Oct 08, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Wing Commander Abhinandan flies MiG-21 Bison at Hindon station on IAF Day

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman of Indian Air Force who shot down a PAF F-16 during a dogfight on February 27 earlier this year, flew MiG-21 Bison aircraft over Air Force Day parade on Tuesday at Hindon Air Base. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 08, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's 51 Squadron to be awarded unit citation by IAF Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Varthaman is being honoured by the IAF for thwarting Pakistani aerial attack and shooting down a Pakistani F-16 on February 27.

Oct 06, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies MiG-21 with Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa a day before induction of AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters at Pathankot

Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew sortie in MiG-21 fighter aircraft in Pathankot, Punjab. During the Pakistani counter-attack on India on February 27 in response to Balakot airstrikes, Abhinandan had shot down an F-16 of Pakistan Air Force from his MiG-21 Bison fighter.

Sep 02, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

Pakistani commando Ahmed Khan who captured Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman killed in retaliatory firing by Indian forces

According to reports, Ahmed Khan, a Subedar of the Pakistan Army Special Service Group, was shot dead by the Indian Army in the Nakial sector on August 17 while he was trying to facilitate intruders inside India.

Aug 21, 2019, 23:29 PM IST

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Aug 14, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Pakistan's ICC World Cup ad mocks Wing Commander Abhinandan, netizens vent their ire

Ahead of the much-awaited clash between India and Pakistan at the ICC World Cup 2019 on June 16, an advertisement aired by a Pakistani channel has drawn the ire of netizens for mocking Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's capture after his plane was shot down a day after the IAF struck terror camps in Balakot.

Jun 11, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's squadron gets 'Falcon Slayers' shoulder patches for shooting down F-16

The new patches brought out by the 51 Squadron of IAF depict a MiG21 in the foreground along with a red-coloured F-16 with 'Falcon Slayers' written on top and 'AMRAAM Dodgers' written at the bottom of it.

May 16, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

Wing Commander Abhinandan thanks families of his colleagues

In an undated video that has gone viral on the Internet, defence personnel and colleagues gather around Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, as the IAF pilot who was captured and held captive in Pakistan earlier this year, interacts with them.

May 05, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

IAF to recommend Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman for 'Vir Chakra', 12 Mirage 2000 pilots for 'Vayu Sena Medal'

12 Mirage 2000 pilots who bombed targets in Pakistan are also being recommended for the 'Vayu Sena Medal'. 

Apr 20, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shifted from Srinagar base over safety concerns

Varthaman was released on the night of March 1 by Pakistan. 

Apr 20, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

IAF nails Pakistan's lies, reveals details of MiG-21 shooting down F-16 on Feb 27

The Indian Air Force on Monday nailed Pakistan's lies by asserting that it has credible information and evidence that the Pakistan Air Force lost one F-16 in the dogfight with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's MiG-21 Bison on February 27, 2019. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 09, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

IAF lists out evidence to show Pakistan's F-16 jet was shot down

An American news publication called Foreign Policy had, however, raised questions against IAF's claims, only for IAF to reply with proof.

Apr 05, 2019, 19:33 PM IST

Abhinandan Varthaman returns to his squadron in Srinagar

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by Pakistan last month and returned to India two days later, has gone back to his squadron in Srinagar though he is on a four-week sick leave, official sources said Tuesday. Watch this video to know more.

Mar 27, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s debriefing complete, pilot to go on sick leave: IAF sources

Abhinandan would now go on sick leave for a few weeks on the advice of doctors of Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi.

Mar 14, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Confer Param Vir Chakra on Wing Commander Abhinandan: TN CM Palaniswami to PM Modi

The MiG-21 Bison aircraft piloted by Wng Cdr Varthaman had shot down Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter jet when it tried to violate India's air space.

Mar 08, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Man gets personalised postal stamp with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's image

Hardik Hundaiya, a businessman, got the stamp under the 'My Stamp' facility, a brand name for personalized sheets of Postage Stamps of India Post.

Mar 07, 2019, 21:00 PM IST