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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......

Despite jobless Indian pilots, why are Indian airlines still hiring expat pilots?

Airlines tell Arindam Majumder and Aneesh Phadnis they are forced to look at expats due to a lack of commanders, a position that requires experience. Should YOU spend lakhs to become a pilot?......

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......

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......

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......

Story of U19s: Present perfect but future uncertain

IMAGE: The Indian U-19 team celebrate their victory. Photograph: Cricket World Cup/ICC/Twitter Ravneet Singh Ricky runs a cricket academy and works for Air India. Shalabh Srivastava has gone......

Sania to miss Australian Open with knee injury, surgery likely

IMAGE: Sania Mirza says she is looking for a Roger Federer-like comeback post injury lay-off. Photograph: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza is set to miss next month's......

PHOTOS: Asensio magic rescues Real, Liverpool thrash Arsenal

A summary of the results of the major European football league matches on the weekend. Real's winning run halted by Valencia IMAGE: Marco Asensio celebrates after scoring the first goal for Real......
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New Zealand Defence Chief visits Pune

New Zealand's Chief of Defence Forces Lt General Timothy Keating was on a two-day visit to Pune from February 21 to 22, accompanied by his wife... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/new-zealand-defence-chief-visits-pune-100369.html
First Indian woman fighter pilot Avani Chaturvedi goes solo

[India], Feb 21 (ANI): Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi has created history by becoming the first Indian woman fighter pilot to fly solo. Chaturvedi... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/first-indian-woman-fighter-pilot-avani-chaturvedi-goes-solo-news-national-scvxcDejbidda.html
On India's prime time TV debates, women are mostly invisible

Mumbai: On any evening, those watching primetime television news debates in India may get the impression that women rarely have opinions worth... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/on-indias-prime-time-tv-debates-women-are-mostly-invisible-news-national-sctpSfadccafh.html
Rear Admiral Mukul Asthana, NM takes over as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air)

 Rear Admiral Mukul Asthana, NM has been appointed as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air) at New Delhi. He was commissioned in 1986 in the... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=176372
Present perfect but future uncertain

IMAGE: The Indian U-19 team celebrate their victory. Photograph: Cricket World Cup/ICC/Twitter Ravneet Singh Ricky runs a cricket†academy and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/story-of-u19s-present-perfect-but-future-uncertain/20180204.htm

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