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MiG crashes due to pilots’ inexperience: IAF chief


October 8th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) A day after a MiG-21 combat plane crashed near Uttarlai in Rajasthan, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne Saturday ... Read more...

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MiG-21 crashes in Punjab, pilot safe


September 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rajpura (Punjab), Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost another MiG-21 combat aircraft in a crash near Rajpura town in Punjab's Patiala district. The young pilot, who ... Read more...

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IAF to induct more fighters, radars in northeast


July 27th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 27 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will induct more Sukhoi Su-30 combat jets, as also more radars in the northeast as part of a strategic deployment of ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands judicial probe into Purulia arms drop case


April 29th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29(ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Friday demanded a judicial inquiry into the Purulia arms drop case of 1995.A Latvian aircraft had dropped ... Read more...

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Govt to phase-out MiG fighter aircraft by 2017: Antony


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Wednesday said that the Government is planning to phase-out the MiG fighter aircrafts from Indian Air Force (IAF) by 2017.Addressing Rajya ... Read more...

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Escaping England duty can lead to Premier League ban: FA warning to players


February 11th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): The Football Association has said that it will ban players from Premier League games if they refuse to play for England.England were rocked this week when 24 players withdrew ... Read more...

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New planes’ induction will reduce air crashes: Antony


February 5th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Feb 5 (IANS) With the Indian armed forces recording over a dozen air crashes every year, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said the induction of new aircraft and helicopters ... Read more...

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IAF’s MiG fighter crashes, pilot safe (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Feb 4 (IANS) A Soviet-era MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed Friday in a forest area near a Madhya Pradesh village due to an engine problem, but there ... Read more...

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IAF MiG crashes, pilot safe (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Feb 4 (IANS) A Soviet-era MiG-21 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Madhya Pradesh Friday but there were no casualties as the pilot ejected safely, an official said. The ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas handed to Air Force


January 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, was handed to the Air Force on Monday after ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas to join Air Force today


January 10th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, will join the Air Force on Monday for initial ... Read more...

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Everton midfielder Arteta is ineligible to play for England: FIFA


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): The debate surrounding Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta's international future has ended with FIFA ruling that he is ineligible to play for England unless he holds a British passport ... Read more...

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Russia continues to dominate Indian military aviation


August 19th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra and Ashok Goel New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Russia is set to win another Indian order for 59 multi-role helicopters in addition to the 80 ordered earlier, retaining Moscow's traditionally ... Read more...

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England will come back stronger from World Cup heartache: Defoe


July 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9(ANI): England striker Jermain Defoe has vowed England would come back stronger from their humiliating Round of 16 exit from this year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa.England was eliminated ... Read more...

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IAF loses another MiG-21, pilot safe (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost another MiG-21 fighter jet when it crashed near the Halwara air base in Punjab but the pilot ejected safely, an IAF ... Read more...

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140 killed in 265 MiG fighter jet crashes


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost 265 MiG fighter jets in crashes during the last two decades leaving 140 people dead, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said ... Read more...

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MiG 27 fighter jet crash near Jalpaiguri, pilot safe


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri, Oct 23 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG 27 aircraft crashed near New Jalpaiguri about 16 kilometers West of the Hashimara Air Force Base on Friday.According to a Defence Ministry ... Read more...

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Old Mig-21 phaseout hit by fighter jet shortage


September 19th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) They have a poor safety record. But the Indian Air Force (IAF) is reluctant to phase out its old Soviet era warhorse MiG-21 due to ... Read more...

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MiG crash ‘flamed out’ another IAF pilot


September 10th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Known as "flyboy" to his friends, 26-year-old Flt Lt Manu Akhouri of the Indian Air Force (IAF), killed in a MiG-21 crash Thursday, was a second generation ... Read more...

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Cole fears he will be playing his last World Cup


September 1st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.1 (ANI): Ashley Cole fears next summer's World Cup could be his last.The 28-year-old Chelsea left back can already feel England's crop of youngsters breathing down his neck.Cole is ... Read more...

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Lahiri finishes ninth in Queen’s Cup, Himmat 14th


August 16th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Samui (Thailand), Aug 16 (IANS) Young Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri played himself into contention with a superb run of four birdies between the third and tenth holes, only to see his chances ... Read more...

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Pakistan may acquire ‘retired’ Type 42 Batch destroyers from UK


May 28th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Pakistan may acquire three Type 42 Batch 3 destroyers from Britain after they are retired from the Royal Navy (RN).Pakistan is also in discussion with the United States ... Read more...

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The latest weapon against alcohol milk cartons with booze safety tips!


October 19th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Millions of milk cartons are to carry booze safety tips for the first time as part of the fight to cut down Scotlands high level of alcohol ... Read more...

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One in five Brit pupils drinking six pints a week


July 18th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Most of the schoolchildren in Britain are downing six pints of beer a week, shows an official report.The report published by the NHS Information Centre reveals ... Read more...

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