India To Bring 10 Cheetahs From South Africa
The C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) left India on February 16 morning, to bring the 12 cheetahs from South Africa. The National Tiger Conservation Authority official said, the cheetahs will arrive in India on February 18. Environment minister Bhupendra Yadav said that as many as 10 quarantine enclosures have been created at Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park for 12 cheetahs being flown in from South Africa.
Tags: Cheetahs, South Africa Zoo, IAF, Indian Govt, Madhya Pradesh
Courtesy: India Today
IAF To Hold Air Show In Odisha, Approval From Civil Aviation Ministry Awaits
The IAF's Suryakiran aerobatics team is scheduled to display air shows next week, September 16-18 in Bhubaneswar and Puri, said the official. The Suryakiran (sunrays) is set to conduct the air show near the Raj Bhavan in Puri, for an exhibition over a stretch of Kathajodi river bed in Bhubaneswar. However, the civil aviation ministry is yet to approve the air show.
Tags: IAF, Air Show, Odisha, Civil Aviation Ministry, exhibition
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Government Fires 3 IAF Officials After BrahMos Missile Accidentally Fired Into Pakistan
Three Indian Air Force officers, including a Group Captain and two wing commanders, were fired with immediate effect on August 23 as a result of BrahMos missile misfire event. On March 9, a BrahMos missile was unintentionally launched from an airfield and landed near Mian Channu in Pakistan. A Court of Inquiry convened to examine the facts of the case and determined that three officers breached the Standard Operating Procedures.
Tags: Pakistan, IAF, BrahMos Missile, Indian government, Fires
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
3 IAF Officers Sacked For Accidental Firing In Pakistan Town
Three Indian Air Force (IAF) officers were sacked after the accidental firing of the BrahMos missile in Pakistan. On August 23, the Indian Government regretted the incident, which happened earlier this year and removed the officers. Notably, three IAF officers fired the BrahMos missile in the Mian Channu town of Pakistan. Although there were no casualties or damage to properties, the matter became a concern for the IAF.
Tags: Air Force, IAF, Three Officers Sacked, Pakistan, BrohMos Missile
IAF Helicopter Made Emergency Landing In Rajasthan, No Casualties Reported
A helicopter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) made an emergency landing on a farm in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district. On August 23, the police confirmed the landing, after the IAF developed a technical snag, informing that Its crew members are safe. "It was a helicopter of the Indian Air Force that made an emergency landing on the farm on Tuesday morning," said Sangaria police station SHO Hanumanaram Vishnoi
Tags: IAF, Hanumangarh, Emergency Landing, Helicopter, Technical Issue
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
IAF Finds 7 Missing Workers Near Arunachal Pradesh Forest, 12 Still Missing
The Indian Air Force rescued seven missing workers, who fled from a road construction site near Indo-China border. The workers from Assam were found on July 22, 17 days after being missing, inside a dense forest in Kurung Kumey, Arunachal Pradesh. The officials further said, the efforts to find 12 more missing workers are underway. Notably, workers are taken to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) medical facility for treatment.
Tags: IAF, Arunachal Pradesh, Missing Workers, Indo-China Border, FOREST
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
IAF Reports Highest, Over 7 lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme
In 2022 recruitment of the Indian Air Force (IAF) under the new 'Agnipath Scheme'. On July 6, the IAF said, they witnessed the highest number of applications for the recruitment registration process under the new Agnipath scheme. In a tweet, the IAF confirmed as many as 7,49,899 applications, against the previous highest recruitment… read-more
Tags: IAF, Agnipath Scheme, Recruitment Cycle, applications, Indian Forces
Assam Floods: IAF, BSF, CRPF, NDRF, SDRF Carry Out Rescue Operations In Cachar
The flood situation in Assam's Cachar worsened, due to which, Indian Army, Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) carried out rescue operations. On June 20, over 3,000 persons including children, pregnant, etc, were rescued by the teams. Assam CM Himanta Sarma said that the Indian Air Force carried one lakh litre petrol and diesel to Cachar… read-more
Tags: Assam, Cachar, Assam floods, Himanta Biswa Sarma, IAF
IAF Releases Details Of New Agnipath Army Recruitment Scheme
Taking to Twitter, the Indian Air Force (IAF) revealed the data of the recently launched "Agnipath" Army Recruitment scheme. On June 19, the details of the scheme were released amid the agitation and widespread protests across India. Furthermore, the registration for recruitment will begin on June 24, and also mentioned the eligibility criteria of the recruitment. It also mentioned remuneration, age limit and other benefits under the scheme… read-more
Tags: IAF, Agnipath Army Scheme, Army Aspirants, Twitter, details
Assam Flood: IAF Deploys Aircrafts, Rescues 119 Stranded Persons Using Choppers
In the flood-affected areas of Assam, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is continuing to provide assist with its airlift rescue teams. The IAF is also providing relief materials to the people in the region. The two Mi-17 helicopters deployed by the IAF, helped evacuate about 119 stranded persons at Ditokchera railway station. Furthermore, about 24,747 stranded persons have been rescued with the help of the Indian Army.
Tags: IAF, Assam, Cachar, Indian Army, Flood