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Pakistan PM Imran Khan (Photo @pid_gov)

Imran Khan considering complete closure of air space to India, tweets Pak minister

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 08:19 AM IST
“ ...A complete ban on use of Pakistan Land routes for Indian trade to Afghanistan was also suggested in cabinet meeting, legal formalities for these decisions are under consideration... #Modi has started we’ll finish,” Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain tweeted.
Pakistan has closed a corridor in its airspace, which will result in an additional up to12 minutes of flying time for overseas flights(AFP)
Pakistan has closed a corridor in its airspace, which will result in an additional up to12 minutes of flying time for overseas flights(AFP)

Pakistan closes a corridor of its air space after downgrading ties with India

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 07:41 AM IST
Following the Balakot air strikes, Pakistan had closed its airspace on February 26 and it was fully reopened on July 16.
The army and air force had plans to buy 10 Predator-B drones each and the navy, its long-distance surveillance versions.(CREDIT: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems)
The army and air force had plans to buy 10 Predator-B drones each and the navy, its long-distance surveillance versions.(CREDIT: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems)

India rethinks buying US armed drones

New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 08:38 PM IST
The Indian Air Force has raised concerns about an armed drone surviving in a contested air space like PoK or along the LAC.
Donald Trump said he was “not talking boots on the ground” should military action be necessary against Iran. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Donald Trump said he was “not talking boots on the ground” should military action be necessary against Iran. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump says ‘not talking boots on the ground’ if action taken against Iran

WASHINGTON | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 07:55 PM IST
The comments come just days after Trump cancelled air strikes minutes before impact, with allies warning that the increase in tensions since the United States pulled out of a nuclear pact with Iran last year could accidentally lead to war.
Vineet Gulati, member (air navigation services) said that at present the new tower is being tested for its efficiency and to check the navigation systems installed in it.(HT Photo)
Vineet Gulati, member (air navigation services) said that at present the new tower is being tested for its efficiency and to check the navigation systems installed in it.(HT Photo)

New ATC tower at IGI airport, Delhi to start operations by month-end

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 06:35 AM IST
Officers said the new set up will also help the controllers divide the air space into nine sectors.
Anvit Bendre in AITA tennis tournament at Poona Club in Pune, India.(HT Photo)
Anvit Bendre in AITA tennis tournament at Poona Club in Pune, India.(HT Photo)

India loses tennis events due to closure of Pakistan’s air space

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 08:31 PM IST
A total of 16 Under-16 Davis Cup teams, including Pakistan, were to travel to India for the annual competition, often dubbed as the World Cup of tennis.
Image for representation.(AFP file photo)
Image for representation.(AFP file photo)

Indian Army shoots down Pakistan drone

Hindustan Times, Bikaner | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 10:50 PM IST
Indian forces shot down a Pakistani drone on Saturday as it tried to enter Indian air space in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan, according to officials with knowledge of the matter.
A screen displays Chinese President Xi Jinping reviewing the army at the Tiananmen Square, at the beginning of the military parade.(Reuters Photo)
A screen displays Chinese President Xi Jinping reviewing the army at the Tiananmen Square, at the beginning of the military parade.(Reuters Photo)

Closely watching the situation, says China’s defence ministry on Indo-Pak

Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 06:53 PM IST
Answering a second question on whether China will issue an alert if the situation between India and Pakistan deteriorates, Ren said it was important that both sides should exercise restraint.
Sensex ends 68 points lower as Indo-Pak tensions escalate(REUTERS)
Sensex ends 68 points lower as Indo-Pak tensions escalate(REUTERS)

Sensex ends 68 points lower as Indo-Pak tensions escalate

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 06:20 PM IST
The Sensex fell over 600 points at around 11 a.m. from its day’s high following reports that Pakistani jets had violated the Indian air space.
In that aerial engagement, one Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft was shot down by a MiG 21 Bison of the Indian Air Force, the government said in a statement.(Reuters/Representative image)
In that aerial engagement, one Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft was shot down by a MiG 21 Bison of the Indian Air Force, the government said in a statement.(Reuters/Representative image)

Pakistan jets violate Indian air space: Full text of Government statement

UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 04:17 PM IST
A government statement said,“...Pakistan’s attempts were foiled successfully.”
Officials said Pakistani jets violated Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district but were confronted and pushed back.(Reuters/Representative image)
Officials said Pakistani jets violated Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district but were confronted and pushed back.(Reuters/Representative image)

Pakistani jets violate Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera, F-16 shot down

UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 05:26 PM IST
The Pakistani jets had entered into Indian air space over Rajouri district this morning.

Aircraft near-miss rate at six-year high due to congestion, says DGCA official

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:29 PM IST
The official said that till October, seven incidents of near misses or “airprox” were reported against five in 2017. In 2015 and 2016, the number was seven and eight respectively, he added.
An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft takes off in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 19, 2017.(REUTERS File Photo)
An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft takes off in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 19, 2017.(REUTERS File Photo)

26 cases of mid-air miss reported over Indian airspace till June this year

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2018 06:31 PM IST
The number of such incidents was 28 last year and 32 in 2016, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha
An Israeli-Iranian showdown has loomed since Feb. 10, when Israel said an armed drone sent from a Syrian base penetrated its air space.(Reuters File Photo)
An Israeli-Iranian showdown has loomed since Feb. 10, when Israel said an armed drone sent from a Syrian base penetrated its air space.(Reuters File Photo)

Israel will hit Tehran if Iran attacks Tel Aviv: Minister

Reuters, Riyadh | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 03:22 PM IST
The comments by Avigdor Lieberman were an unusually explicit Israeli threat to take military action within Iranian territory, and followed a surge of unprecedented confrontations between the countries’ forces in civil war-torn Syria.
Both countries have accused each other of a series of mid-air incidents since UAE and other powers imposed travel, diplomatic and trade sanctions on Qatar in June.(Representative image)
Both countries have accused each other of a series of mid-air incidents since UAE and other powers imposed travel, diplomatic and trade sanctions on Qatar in June.(Representative image)

Qatar denies its military planes intercepted UAE civilian aircraft

Reuters, Dubai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 02:42 PM IST
The UAE had said a plane carrying 86 passengers to Bahrain was approached by the Qatari aircraft, forcing its pilot to take evasive manoeuvres to avoid a collision.
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