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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......

Paralysed IAF cadet commissioned on special plea

In an unprecedented move, Defence Minister A K Antony has granted one-time special sanction to the Indian Air Force to grant commission to a flying cadet from Manipur paralysed below the waist due......

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......

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......

Review: Mausam fails to impress

Raja Sen feels that Mausam has its moments but disappoints overall. Post YOUR reviews here!Our hero, a bizarrely uptight young air force officer, sits across from the beautiful woman he loves, yet......

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......

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......

'They said we didn't deserve to be here. We have answered them now'

When minnows Jammu and Kashmir defeated 40-times Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai on Wednesday, it was perhaps the biggest-ever shock victory in domestic Indian cricket. Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande......

Spotlight on Srinivasan again in BCCI Working Committee meet

The Supreme Court might have refused to grant him relief but a defiant N Srinivasan is expected to attempt a comeback as BCCI President after being forced to step aside, when the......
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Muslims are welcome in Army, says Defence Minister

Asserting that doors are open for everyone, who is physically fit to join the Indian Army, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said Muslims are... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2870068&n_date=20160527&cat=India
Jordan commemorated 70th Independence Day

Jordan celebrated its 70th Independence Day with Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania along with HRH Crown Prince Hussain. Apart from... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/jordan-commemorated-70th-independence-day/
State may acquire land in Pinjore for Army chopper base

Chandigarh: Haryana government may acquire land near Pinjore airfield and flying club for a proposed helicopter base of the Army's Western Command.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/State-may-acquire-land-in-Pinjore-for-Army-chopper-base/articleshow/52442119.cms
Navy doctor sent on leave after molest cry

The first lady cadets likely to be commissioned into the fighter stream of the IAF on June 18 New Delhi, May 25: The complaint by a navy doctor... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160526/jsp/nation/story_87729.jsp
Hry offers land to Army for medical college

yana Government has offered assistance to the Indian Army to set up a medical college in Panchkula and the land for the same would be provided by... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/hry-offers-land-to-army-for-medical-college.html

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