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F16 hunter Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted to Group CaptainF16 hunter Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted to Group Captain

Balakot strike hero Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted to Group Captain

Wing Commander Varthaman's MiG-21 fighter jet shot down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 in a dogfight

Defence Nov 3, 2021, 9:12 PM IST

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Balakot strike: The capture of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

A day after Balakot air strike on February 26, 2019, a dogfight ensued between air forces of India & Pakistan. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was captured & released 2 days later.

Top Stories Feb 27, 2021, 4:49 PM IST

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Shoddy editing exposes Pakistan ploy to use Wg Cdr Abhinandan for propaganda

The two-minute propaganda video which has at least 20 edits was released on the day when two years ago Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 in a dogfight over the Line of Control before his MiG-21 Bison fighter crash-landed in Pakistan.

Top Stories Feb 27, 2021, 12:30 PM IST

Pulwama attack: How India avenged the terror attack and saluted its heroesPulwama attack: How India avenged the terror attack and saluted its heroes

Pulwama attack: How India avenged the terror attack and saluted its heroes

Around 12 days after the Pulwama terror attack, in the wee hours of February 26, Indian Air Force (IAF) jets bombed and destroyed the JeM camp in Balakot, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in which hundreds of terrorists were being trained. 

India Feb 14, 2020, 8:37 AM IST