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Meet India's first 3 women fighter pilots

The Indian Air Force is set to make history on June 18 when the first three women fighter pilots will be formally commissioned into the force. Flight Cadets Bhawana Kanth of Bihar, Avani Chaturvedi......

Govt okays inducting women fighter pilots; will enter cockpit by 2017

The induction of women as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force was cleared on Saturday by the government in a landmark move for the armed forces which have so far dithered over combat role for......

PHOTOS: Women steal the show at R-Day parade

The all-women's contingent of the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force stole the show at the 66th Republic Day parade.  Women from the army march at the Republic Day parade. Photograph: PTI photo......

The Great Escape: India's unsung war heroes

Three Indian Air Force fighter pilots held as Prisoners of War in a jail in Rawalipindi made a heroic escape. They reached as far as the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan’s Wild West -- within......

An Indian Prisoner of War escape story

Three Indian Air Force officers captured as Prisoners of War by Pakistan during the 1971 War made a daring escape from a Rawalpindi jail. M P Anil Kumar -- our incredible contributor who passed......

Paucity of pilots triggers aviation war

When Wing Commander Rajiv Kothiyal resigned in 2002 as one of the most qualified test pilots in the Indian Air Force and quickly found a flying job in a start-up airline, Deccan Airways, he felt he......

Indian carriers struggle to find talent inside cockpit

7,000 unemployed pilots in India but airlines continue to bet on expats Arav Joshi (26) completed his flying course from a New Zealand-based training academy in 2012. That did not translate into a......

Predatory air fares need to be regulated: Minister

There is a need for regulating "predatory" air fares instead of having a total pricing control, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Thursday. He asserted however that a final decision on this......

Four key lessons to revamp the ailing Railways

Tight control over the working of the railways has never been easy, explains Vivek Sahai. Image: India's first CNG train. Photograph, Courtesy: PIB     One could take pride in......

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt move to London

The latest Hollywood updates. Hollywood's power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have moved to London with their six kids - Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne. The duo settled......

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart......

PHOTOS: Saina on Cloud 9 after IAF aircraft sortie

London Olympics bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal experienced the thrill of flying in an Indian Air Force aircraft, and described the experience as "dream come true". She flew in a 'Kiran Jet......

US Air Force football coach apologizes

The head football coach at the US Air Force Academy apologized on Wednesday for saying the school needs to recruit more black athletes because they run faster than other players."I realize the......

Ashwin: On his way to becoming the greatest

What makes Ravichandran Ashwin the world's premier Test spinner?Dhruv Munjal, T E Narasimhan and Gireesh Babu find out. IMAGE: Another wicket for Ravichandran Ashwin, this time it is his former......

V V S Laxman on the Magic of Cricket

'If fame, money and comfort are the only factors that drive us, then we are playing cricket for entirely the wrong reasons.' IMAGE: V V S Laxman celebrates his double century in the memorable Eden......

Pele mesmerises fans in Delhi, graces Subroto Cup final

IMAGE: Pele hands over the Subroto Cup trophy to AIFF Academy colts at the Ambedkar Stadium. Football legend Pele wound up his six-day visit to the country as a big crowd turned up at......
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Deputy Speaker terms city visalapatnam

A genuine concern for Telugu, criticism of the content in TV channels mostly aping cinema, censor board for TV, compulsory slots for classical,... ...

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SYRIA WAR 2016 - HEAVY CLASHES AS SYRIAN ARMY CAPTURE PALMYRA

*DISCLAIMER* This footage is part of an war archive of the war in Syria and should be viewed as educational. This footage is also to be taken as a... ...

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Meet Sandhya Suri, One of Indian Navy's First Women Officers to Serve on a Warship

In August of 1994, a 22-year-old girl received a call to report to the Naval Academy. The excited young girl who was back then studying Masters in... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/tbi-exclusive-meet-sandhya-suri-130759339.html
The men who made history

'The 1971 War was a great moment in history,' says Lieutenant General Anand Sarup, who was decorated with the Mahavir Chakra for his valour in the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-men-who-made-history/20161205.htm
India is equipped to withstand foreign threat

Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of ENC, an alumnus of Naval Academy, Kochi, and National Defence Academy, Pune, was... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/visakhapatnam/India-is-equipped-to-withstand-foreign-threat/articleshow/55796917.cms

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