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Independence Day at the Red Fort will be unlike other years-VPNIndependence Day at the Red Fort will be unlike other years-VPN

Independence Day at the Red Fort will be unlike other years; here is why

With India celebrating its 75th year of Independence, a flower petal shower over the ramparts of the Red Fort by two Indian Air Force Mi-14 1V choppers in Amrut formation, a separate block for Corona warriors, and the presence of 32 Olympic winners would be highlights of this year's Independence Day. 

Top Stories Aug 14, 2021, 6:17 PM IST

Manipur boy on oxygen plant inauguration CM Biren Singh impressed gcwManipur boy on oxygen plant inauguration CM Biren Singh impressed gcw

Manipur: 7-yr-old boy 'reports' on oxygen plant inauguration, impresses CM Biren Singh | Watch

Apart from media houses covering the news, there was one individual who stole the limelight. A young 7-year-old boy was 'reporting live' from a terrace overlooking a ground where CM Singh's chopper landed. 

India News Aug 11, 2021, 2:39 PM IST

Indian Army helicopter crash in Pathankot updates-VPNIndian Army helicopter crash in Pathankot updates-VPN

Army helicopter crash: Efforts on to locate missing crew

As per the sources in the state police, "So far items like chopper skids, fuel tanks, stabilizer, helmets and identity card of one of the two pilots have been recovered." 

Defence Aug 3, 2021, 8:48 PM IST

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Defence Secretary inducts 3 ALH Mk-III choppers into Coast Guard-dnmAtmanirbhar Bharat: Defence Secretary inducts 3 ALH Mk-III choppers into Coast Guard-dnm

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Defence Secretary inducts 3 ALH Mk-III choppers into Coast Guard

The helicopters will be deployed in Bhubaneswar, Porbandar, Chennai and Kochi and will be part of different Coast Guard Aviation Squadrons.

Defence Jun 12, 2021, 6:29 PM IST

India to get first three of its 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters for training-VPNIndia to get first three of its 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters for training-VPN

India to get first three of its 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters for training by end of June

However, the three helicopters will arrive in India only in June or July next year, a source in the Indian Navy said, adding that a total of 24 choppers would arrive by 2023. 

Top Stories Jun 7, 2021, 7:42 PM IST

Indian Army Dhruv helicopter crash in Lakhanpur J&K-VPNIndian Army Dhruv helicopter crash in Lakhanpur J&K-VPN

Indian Army's Dhruv helicopter crashes in J&K

Indian Army's Dhruv helicopter crashed in Lakhanpur area of Jammu & Kashmir on Monday.

Top Stories Jan 25, 2021, 8:12 PM IST

China Russia order 500 combat helicopters India border gaps-VPNChina Russia order 500 combat helicopters India border gaps-VPN

China places mega order of 500 combat helicopters to plug India border gaps

After failing to enhance its war-fighting capability in plateaus with their indigenous choppers, China has bought a total of 500 Mi-17 combat-transport helicopters from Russia to match its capability against India in eastern Ladakh. Anish Singh reports

Defence Jan 19, 2021, 9:04 PM IST

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Air Force Day Celebrations 2020: IAF's majestic birds light up the skies

A total of 56 aircraft, including 19 choppers and seven transport aircraft, will fly during the Air Force Day parade.

India Oct 8, 2020, 8:51 AM IST

HAL rolls out 300th Advanced Light Helicopter   -snjHAL rolls out 300th Advanced Light Helicopter   -snj

HAL rolls out 300th Advanced Light Helicopter

HAL is producing 73 choppers for the Indian armed forces. While 38 have already been produced, the remaining will be completed by 2022.
 

India Sep 29, 2020, 8:11 PM IST

Indian Air Force Chopper comes for mans rescue in Bilaspur-prkIndian Air Force Chopper comes for mans rescue in Bilaspur-prk

Indian Air Force Chopper comes for man’s rescue in Bilaspur

A man was rescued by an IAF chopper near Bilaspur on Monday. The man had been trapped in the Khutaghat Dam for more than 14 hours.  

India Aug 17, 2020, 2:58 PM IST

Telangana IAF chopper rescues 12 farmers stuck in flooded fieldTelangana IAF chopper rescues 12 farmers stuck in flooded field

Telangana: IAF chopper rescues 12 farmers stuck in flooded field

All the 12 farmers trapped by floods were airlifted by an Indian Air Force helicopter

India Aug 15, 2020, 7:00 PM IST

Air Force deploys two choppers to contain locust invasion near JodhpurAir Force deploys two choppers to contain locust invasion near Jodhpur

Air Force deploys two choppers to contain locust invasion near Jodhpur

The versatile Mi-17 helicopter was used for spraying in Jodhpur district, making it the first-of-its-kind activity in the history of locust control in India
 

India Jul 7, 2020, 2:34 PM IST

IAF helicopter makes emergency landing on highway in HaryanaIAF helicopter makes emergency landing on highway in Haryana

IAF helicopter makes emergency landing on highway in Haryana

The chopper made an emergency landing on the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal expressway, also called the Eastern Peripheral Expressway

 

India Jun 26, 2020, 4:52 PM IST

Air Force honours corona fighters in Kolkata, faces hurdles from state administrationAir Force honours corona fighters in Kolkata, faces hurdles from state administration

Air Force honours corona fighters in Kolkata, faces hurdles from state administration

Corona warriors were honoured for their relentless effort in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic in Kolkata on Sunday. IAF choppers showered flower petals at two hospitals. However, this impeccable gesture allegedly faced obstacles from the state administration. 

India May 4, 2020, 9:39 AM IST

From Kanye West to Viral Kolhi: Celebs across the globe condole demise of Kobe BryantFrom Kanye West to Viral Kolhi: Celebs across the globe condole demise of Kobe Bryant

From Kanye West to Virat Kolhi: Celebs across the globe condole demise of Kobe Bryant

American basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed when a chopper went down in Calabasas, about 30 miles (48 kilometres) northwest of downtown Los Angeles
 

Entertainment Jan 27, 2020, 11:26 AM IST