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Iron Fist 2016: PM Modi witnesses demonstration of IAF's operational capabilities at Pokhran
Iron Fist 2016: Air Force displays full range of its attack and defence capabilities
Firepower of the Air Force and the skill of the Air Warriors fills our hearts with immense pride: PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today witnessed a demonstration of the operational capabilities of the Indian Air Force at Pokhran, in Rajasthan’s Thar Desert.

The Exercise, named Iron Fist 2016, was conducted in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.

The Air Force displayed the full range of its attack and defence capabilities. This included net enabled operations, air defence operations, combat support operations, aerobatic displays, multifaceted operations and all-weather operations.  

“Firepower of the Air Force and the skill of the Air Warriors fills our hearts with immense pride,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

 

Prior joining the event, the PM had tweeted, Later today I will be in Pokhran, Rajasthan, to witness the IAF Fire Power Demonstration ‘Iron Fist 2016.’

Here are glimpses of President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi, Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar and other officials at the IAF Fire Power Demonstration.

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The Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi has called upon yoga acharyas, and yoga pracharaks and everyone connected with yoga work to ensure that yoga reaches every corner of the world. He was speaking on the occasion of Seventh International Yoga Day.

Quoting from Gita, The Prime Minister said we need to continue moving on the collective journey of yoga as yoga has solution for everyone. Freedom from sufferings is yoga and it helps everyone, said the Prime Minster.

Noting the growing popularity and people’s interest in yoga the Prime Minister said, it is important that yoga reaches to every person while keeping intact its foundation and core. Yoga acharyas and all of us should contribute in this task of taking yoga to everyone, said the Prime Minister.