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Rs 20-crore cheating case: 2 retired Indian Air Force personnel surrender in Navi Mumbai court

In 2017, the Khandeshwar police registered a first information report (FIR) against Tarachan Prasad, 55, and Deepak More, 53. Their anticipatory bail was rejected by the Bombay high court (HC) in February.
According to the police, the accused along with another retired wing commander, S Sharma, 59, started a real estate company in Bangalore.(HT image)
According to the police, the accused along with another retired wing commander, S Sharma, 59, started a real estate company in Bangalore.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 05:08 AM IST
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Navi Mumbai | ByPranab Jyoti Bhuyan

Defence pilots may soon join civil aviation sector to tackle staff crunch

Civil aviation joint secretary discusses possibility to tackle staff crunch in industry
Usha Padhee, joint secretary of civil aviation ministry, with defence personnel.(Twitter)
Usha Padhee, joint secretary of civil aviation ministry, with defence personnel.(Twitter)
Published on May 27, 2019 12:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNeha LM Tripathi, Mumbai

Realtor befriended ex-IAF officer’s wife to murder, loot her

Meenu Jain was found dead at her house at the Air Force Naval Officers Enclave in Dwarka Sector 7 Friday morning. Her jewellery, some cash and two mobile phones were found missing. CCTV footage showed a man entering her house Thursday afternoon in a Swift Dzire.
The woman’s husband, Vinod Kumar Jain, a commercial pilot for a domestic airline, was flying at the time of incident, police said.(HT Photo)
The woman’s husband, Vinod Kumar Jain, a commercial pilot for a domestic airline, was flying at the time of incident, police said.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2019 07:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Ex-IAF wing commander’s wife found dead in Delhi home

A mobile phone, some cash and jewellery was found missing from the house, following which a case under sections 302 (murder) and 392 (robbery) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered and investigation initiated, police said
Ex-IAF wing commander’s wife found dead in Delhi house (Representative Image)(HT File)
Ex-IAF wing commander’s wife found dead in Delhi house (Representative Image)(HT File)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 10:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Opinion | Converting valour to votes is simply not done

“Dedicate the votes to the air force and to jawans”? Did they perform their duty, lay down their lives for someone to ask someone for votes? That sentence meant – who will deny it? – “dedicate your vote to me”. “Not done”, I said to myself. “Simply, simply not done”. Here are brave hearts laying their lives on the line for our country and their daring, their training, their striving, is used to seek votes.
Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh DFC would have turned 100 years today(SANJEEV VERMA/HT)
Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh DFC would have turned 100 years today(SANJEEV VERMA/HT)
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 08:55 AM IST
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TIFR gives half salary to staff citing fund crunch, pays remaining amount after news goes viral

After the news that a premier research institute in the country was facing fund shortage spread, the authorities, in an apparent fire-fighting exercise, deposited the remaining salary component of the staff in their bank accounts.
TIFR is a national centre of the Government of India under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, and a deemed university since 2002, awarding degrees for master’s and doctoral programmes.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
TIFR is a national centre of the Government of India under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, and a deemed university since 2002, awarding degrees for master’s and doctoral programmes.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Published on Mar 07, 2019 10:16 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Sleep deprived, choked, beaten up: How IAF pilot Abhinandan held off Pak grilling

The official, who is part of a team debriefing Varthaman after he walked back into India across the Wagah border on March 1, said the Wing Commander was deprived of sleep, choked and even beaten up by his captors in Pakistan.
HT Image(ANI)
HT Image(ANI)
Updated on Apr 21, 2020 01:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySudhi Ranjan Sen

Rajasthan family names newborn after Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

“My daughter-in-law delivered baby boy last evening and we named him Abhinandan in honour of the IAF pilot. We are proud of the pilot and therefore we named him (the baby) Abhinandan,” Janesh Bhutani, grandfather of the child, told reporters.
I would like him to become a brave soldier like him when he grows up, Sapna Devi, mother of the newborn, said.(Reuters)
I would like him to become a brave soldier like him when he grows up, Sapna Devi, mother of the newborn, said.(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 02, 2019 02:36 PM IST
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Jaipur | ByPress Trust of India

Before ‘cooling down’ and medical tests, IAF pilot Abhinandan meets family in Delhi

Right now, the Wing Commander is going through a process called “cooling down” and this exercise is likely to continue for a few more days. Abhinandan had undergone a preliminary examination upon his arrival in India.Sources say that the top priority for the air force right now is to bring his health back to normal.
Abhinandan’s release, coincided with the release of a heavily edited propaganda video to the Pakistani TV channels.(PTI)
Abhinandan’s release, coincided with the release of a heavily edited propaganda video to the Pakistani TV channels.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 02, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Varthamans a MiG-21 family: Son flies it, dad flew it

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman downed a Pakistani F-16 plane before his MiG-21 Bison was hit during a dogfight.His father Air Marshal (retd) Simhakutty Varthaman also flew the MiG-21s and was an IAF test pilot, who retired five years ago, a family friend said here Friday.
Abhinandan’s grandfather was also in the IAF, a family friend said.(Mint)
Abhinandan’s grandfather was also in the IAF, a family friend said.(Mint)
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 09:05 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman fought captors, swallowed documents before being captured: Report

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, will be released on Friday, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced.
The Indian Air Force pilot, who has been the centre of global attention since his capture on Wednesday, will be released on Friday(HT File Photo)
The Indian Air Force pilot, who has been the centre of global attention since his capture on Wednesday, will be released on Friday(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 08:33 AM IST
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