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Balakot Air Strike hero Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted

Balakot Air Strike hero Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted

🕔20:27, 3.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed a Pakistan jet during an aerial combat in February 2019 and was held captive for three days, has been promoted to the rank of Group Captain. “He had cleared his

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Abhinandan flies MiG-21 with Air Chief Dhanoa

Abhinandan flies MiG-21 with Air Chief Dhanoa

🕔14:22, 2.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 2  Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a sortie on a MiG-21 fighter aircraft along with Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. “The sortie was flown from the Pathankot air base in Punjab. Abhinandan had been

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Welcome home, Wing Commander Abhinandan : PM Modi

Welcome home, Wing Commander Abhinandan : PM Modi

🕔23:10, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and several Union ministers including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday welcomed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman soon after he returned via Wagha border to India. The Bharatiya Janata

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IAF pilot Abhinandan returns from Pakistan

IAF pilot Abhinandan returns from Pakistan

🕔23:08, 1.Mar 2019

Attari (Punjab), March 1 (IANS) Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, captured by Pakistanis two days ago after his MiG-21 crashed in Pakistani territory, returned to India on Friday night. Dressed in a blue coat, grey trousers and white

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IAF pilot handed over to India at Wagah

IAF pilot handed over to India at Wagah

🕔19:37, 1.Mar 2019

ttari (Punjab), March 1  IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was on Friday evening handed over to Indian High Commission officials at Pakistan’s Wagah border, Indian officials said here.

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Indian pilot to be freed Friday as ‘peace gesture’, says Pak PM Imran Khan

Indian pilot to be freed Friday as ‘peace gesture’, says Pak PM Imran Khan

🕔17:52, 28.Feb 2019

Islamabad, Feb 28 The captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot will be freed on Friday “as a peace gesture”, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Thursday. Addressing a joint session of the National Assembly, Khan said the India-Pakistan situation

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