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    Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 11:36 AM IST

    Indian Army Day: Saluting The Legacy Of Field Marshal KM Cariappa

    On January 15, 1949, Field Marshal KM Cariappa took over from General Sir Francis Butcher to become the Indian Army’s first Commander-in-Chief. The day has been observed as Army Day to recognise this, and to acknowledge the achievements and risks undertaken by Indian army personnel.

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    Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 8:22 AM IST

    Army Day 2021: Army chief hails swift and decisive action at LAC

    Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Friday said that the Army has been swift and decisive in its response to counter any attempts to unilaterally change the status quo on the Line of Actual Control. Anish Singh reports

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    Top StoriesJan 13, 2021, 4:09 PM IST

    Govt clears IAF purchase of 83 Tejas Mark-1A fighter aircraft

    In a major boost to domestic defence manufacturing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Wednesday gave its final nod for the purchase of 83 'Make in India; Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for Indian Air Force (IAF) worth Rs 46,898 crore, including infrastructure design and development. Anish Singh reports.

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    Top StoriesJan 13, 2021, 8:31 AM IST

    122-member Bangladesh contingent in India for Republic Day Parade 2021

    The 122-member contingent was airlifted from Dhaka on an Indian Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircraft. This is only the third time in 70 years of being a Republic that India will have a foreign military contingent participate in its parade

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    Top StoriesJan 6, 2021, 7:53 AM IST

    IAF MiG-21 Bison crashes in Rajasthan, pilot safe

    The incident took place around 8:15 pm during a training sortie. The pilot of the aircraft managed to eject safely.

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    Top StoriesDec 17, 2020, 12:45 PM IST

    IAF is re-calibrating this deadly missile

    With tensions on the Eastern front far from showing any signs of de-escalation, Indian Air Force is reportedly tweaking a lethal missile armed on its gamechanger Rafale fighter aircraft.

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    Top StoriesDec 15, 2020, 8:38 PM IST

    Newsable Decipher EP03: OTT Platforms VS Indian Armed Forces

    Are OTT platforms and content creators taking way too much creative liberty with the Indian Armed Forces? Veterans Major General GD Bakshi (Retired), Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retired), Colonel Rakesh Sharma (Retired) and filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri share their views.

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    Top StoriesDec 10, 2020, 10:24 AM IST

    Maj Gen GD Bakshi on AK vs AK row: Bollywood Is Demonizing Indian Armed Forces

    In the wake of the controversy surrounding Anil Kapoor starrer AK vs AK, Major General GD Bakshi (Retired) lashes out at Bollywood and OTT Platforms for demonizing the Indian armed forces and questions if there is an agenda to do so.

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    Top StoriesDec 9, 2020, 6:19 PM IST

    Col. Rakesh Sharma (Retd) slams Anil Kapoor starrer AK vs AK

    Colonel Rakesh Sharma (Retired) slams actor Anil Kapoor starrer AK vs AK; says no serving armed forces officer will behave in such an unkempt manner. The retired veteran from Assam Regiment adds OTT component cannot be allowed to become dark web of entertainment. Take a listen.

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    Top StoriesDec 9, 2020, 2:57 PM IST

    IAF slams use of uniform and abuse in Netflix India's 'AK vs AK'

    The Indian Air Force has taken exception to the force's uniform being misrepresented and language used by an "officer" in the upcoming Netflix India thriller 'AK vs AK'.

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    Top StoriesDec 6, 2020, 1:42 PM IST

    IAF may deploy up to 100 aircraft for vaccine delivery

    The Indian Air Force is formulating a strategy to assist the government in delivering Covid-19 vaccines across India once they are rolled out.

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    World NewsDec 6, 2020, 9:49 AM IST

    Photos of the Week: The World in 20 Frames

    Here's your weekly diigest of photos from around the world

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    India NewsNov 22, 2020, 9:25 AM IST

    The India-Pakistan battle that ended under 3 minutes

    November 22 marks a momentous day for the Indian Air Force. The first-ever aerial dogfight between Indian and Pakistani air forces erupted on this day in 1971, and the latter was dealt a bloody nose in under three minutes.

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    IndiaNov 5, 2020, 2:09 PM IST

    WATCH: 3 more Rafale fighter jets reach India

    The second batch of three Rafale aircraft got airborne from Istres airbase in France and flew for over eight hours before landing at an IAF base. They covered a distance of over 3700 nautical miles with three in-flight refuellings.

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    Fact CheckOct 30, 2020, 2:04 PM IST

    Govt fact-checks 'The Hindu' report, says Chinese troops haven't come in further

     Media report claims Chinese PLA troops have transgressed further into Indian territories. However, the government and the Indian Army have called this media report fake.