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India4, Aug 2020, 10:26 AM
Defence Diaries: India's game-changing Rafale edge
India’s first five Rafale fighter jets – 3 single-seat and 2 twin-seat, finally tore into its skies and landed at the Ambala air force station on July 29 after a 7,000 km flight from France. Dubbed as a game-changer, the 36 Rafale fighter jets is expected to further increase India’s strength and strategic depth in the region. Find out more about the Indian Air Force's most advanced aircraft from Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retired), IAF test pilot, and Defence and Foreign Policy Analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra in this episode of Newsable Defence Diaries.
WORLD29, Jul 2020, 5:06 PM
UK government signs deal for 60 million doses of potential coronavirus vaccine
Britain's GSK and France's Sanofi have the largest vaccine manufacturing capability in the world
India29, Jul 2020, 4:23 PM
Indian Air Force receives Rafale boost as 5 jets flown from France land in India
The first batch of Rafale fighter jets that took off from France on Monday has landed at the Ambala airbase today.
India29, Jul 2020, 3:49 PM
Meet Wing Commander Abhishek Tripathi, one among seven flying the Rafale jets to India
A fierce wrestler from childhood, Wing Commander Abhishek Tripathi joined the Indian Air Force and was sent to France to bring home the majestic birds – Rafale jets
India28, Jul 2020, 9:02 PM
France sends ventilators, test kits to assist India in COVID-19 fight
The ventilators, test kits and other medical equipment was handed over to the Indian Red Cross Society by French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain
India28, Jul 2020, 8:48 PM
Rafale Fighter Jets A Game-Changer For IAF, Says Air Marshal Anil Chopra
The first batch of the much-awaited Rafale fighter jets took off from France on July 27 and are enroute to India. The distance covered by them is close to 7,000 kms, and will require air-to-air refueling. The aircraft will be inducted at Air Force Station Ambala on July 29, subject to weather and the final induction ceremony will take place in the second half of August. We spoke to Air Marshal Anil Chopra (retired), an Indian Air Force (IAF) test pilot and a pioneer of the Mirage-2000 fleet, and here’s what he had to say on the five Rafale fighter jets that are on their way to India.
India27, Jul 2020, 3:24 PM
First batch of Rafale fighter jets for India leaves France
The Rafale aircraft will cover a distance of nearly 7,000 km from France to India with air-to-air refuelling and a single stop at a French airbase in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
India16, Jul 2020, 6:34 PM
Coronavirus: International flights to resume; here’s what Union minister Puri said
Air France will be operating 28 flights between Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Paris from July 18 to August 1, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said
India3, Jun 2020, 2:39 PM
Despite coronavirus crisis Rafale jets to be delivered on time: Defence ministry
In a boost to the Indian defence sector, France defence minister assured Rajnath Singh that Rafale jets will be delivered on time despite the coronavirus pandemic
India25, May 2020, 10:37 AM
There won't be delay in supply of Rafale jets, France assures India
The aircraft is capable of carrying a range of potent weapons. European missile maker MBDA's Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile and Scalp cruise missile will be the mainstay of the weapons package of the Rafale jets.
WORLD6, Apr 2020, 4:13 PM
Coronavirus lockdown: Man walks from France to Spain to buy cheap cigarettes; rescued from mountain, fined
A Frenchman fell into a stream while trying to walk across Pyrenees mountain range to reach Spain. He wanted to buy cheap cigarettes during the coronavirus lockdown. He was later rescued by mountain police and fined
India18, Mar 2020, 12:41 PM
Pune woman tests positive for coronavirus, Maharashtra's COVID-19 cases rise up to 42
With this Pune woman testing positive, Maharashtra's COVID-19 cases have gone up to 42. This 28-year-old woman has a travel history to France and Netherlands.
India12, Mar 2020, 1:18 PM
Coronavirus: Woman in Bengaluru Airport travelling from France rushed to Bowring Hospital
As Bengaluru faces the coronavirus scare authorities are leaving no stone unturned. A suspected case of coronavirus in a woman has been reported at Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital. Authorities said the woman, who travelled from France tested positive during screening at the airport in Bengaluru