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Updated : 2 years ago IST
Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who famously shot down a Pakistan Air Force's F-16 fighter aircraft during a dogfight in February earlier this year, flew a joint sortie with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa on Monday.
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 19 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said the Army was ready for "any eventuality" in the aftermath of Balakot operations and the same was conveyed to the government during discussions.
New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind has approved 132 gallantry awards to armed forces personnel and members of paramilitary forces including third highest gallantry award, Vir Chakra for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a PAF F-16 during the dogfight
New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a PAF F-16 during a dogfight in February this year, will soon undergo a medical fitness test for resuming his flying operations, sources in the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Thursday.
Washington (US), Aug 1 (ANI): Amid reports of US military sales to Pakistan and controversy stoked by US President Donald Trump by offering to mediate on Kashmir issue, a top-level Indian delegation headed by Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra reached Washington today and is expected to discuss
New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who famously shot down a PAF F-16 fighter jet while piloting a vintage MiG-21 Bison during a dogfight in February this year features in the mobile gaming application launched by Indian Air Force (IAF).
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jun 11 (ANI): A Pakistani TV channel's "shameful" cricket World Cup advertisement using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as a prop is being widely slammed by the Twitterverse, who have outrightly dismissed the gimmick.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 4 (ANI): Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr in the state, 123 companies of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) have been deployed.
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): Srinagar based no. 51 squadron of the Indian Air Force, also called "sword arms" is using new shoulder patches which showcases the bravery of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman by calling itself the 'Falcon Slayers' to commemorate the downing of an F-16 b
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 04 (ANI): 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
Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 8 (ANI): Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday released radar images to reiterate the fact that not just F-16 was used by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on February 27 but also that a MIG-21 Bison piloted by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down the F-16 in the dogfight.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 6 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that the BJP's "attempt to win elections through whipping up war hysteria" has backfired. He was referring to the US-magazine Foreign Policy's article which claimed that all F-16s sold to Pakistan were acc