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UK and Chinese nationals among 19 killed in Nepal plane crash


September 29th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven British and five Chinese tourists were among nineteen people who were killed Friday when a small passenger plane crashed in the Nepali capital, local authorities said. ... Read more...

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Despite two peaceful summers, peace is fragile in Kashmir (Kashmir Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last two weeks, street protests against an anti-Islam video have erupted at many places in Kashmir. Though by far and large peaceful, the ... Read more...

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Xi Jinping and fragility of Chinese politics (Comment)


September 19th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
The appearance of China's presumptive leader Vice President Xi Jinping in the state media Sep 15 relieved the tension among many in China and abroad. It meant the consensus on the ... Read more...

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India to buy 20 more Hawk jets for aerobatics team


September 14th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India has initiated the process of buying 20 additional Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs) from British aerospace major BAE Systems for over Rs.2,000 crore ($340 ... Read more...

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Nigeria crash: Getting Indians’ bodies back to take time


June 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) With families of the two Indians killed in the Nigeria air crash upset over the delay in getting the bodies back, the Indian government Friday ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed in NATO chopper crash


June 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) Two soldiers with the NATO-led coalition forces were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service ... Read more...

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Nigeria suspends airline firm’s operations after crash


June 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, June 6 (IANS) The Nigerian government has suspended the operations of Indian-owned Dana Air, whose aircraft carrying 153 people crashed into a two-storey building in southwestern Lagos State Sunday ... Read more...

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Nigerian embassies open condolence registers


June 6th, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 6 (IANS) Nigerian embassies abroad have been ordered to open condolence registers for the victims of an air crash three days ago in the country.All 153 people on ... Read more...

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Kerala engineer dies in Nigerian air crash


June 4th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 4 (IANS) Rijo Eldos, a young computer engineer hailing from Neriamangalam in Idukki district of Kerala, was one of the 153 victims who was on the Nigerian airplane ... Read more...

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Russia coach Advocaat unconcerned at Warsaw protests


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS) Russia's coach Dick Advocaat said Sunday he has no concerns over the location of their Euro 2012 hotel in downtown Warsaw, despite gay rights demonstrations outside ... Read more...

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Balki, Advani remember Taruni as versatile and disciplined actor


May 17th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The sweet impish girl who stalked the reluctant Auro (Amitabh Bachchan) all over the school campus in "Paa", is no more. Taruni Sachdev's death in ... Read more...

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13 Indians die as plane flies into Nepal cliff (Fifth Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) Thirteen Indians on a pilgrimage were killed along with two crew members when their 20-seater aircraft slammed into a cliff in western Nepal Monday, less than ... Read more...

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13 Indians die as plane crashes into Nepal cliff (Fourth Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) Thirteen Indians were among the 15 people killed when their small aircraft dashed into a cliff in western Nepal Monday, less than seven months after 10 ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan has learnt little from previous air crash’


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan has learnt little from a horrific aircrash that took place two years back, said a daily after 127 people were killed in a plane crash ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani plane shouldn’t have been allowed to land’ (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) With Pakistani authorities confirming that 127 people perished in Friday's plane crash, a top official of the country's meteorological department has said the Bhoja Airlines ... Read more...

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Pakistan to probe plane crash that killed 127 (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday announced a judicial probe into the air-crash near here that killed 127 people. Several staff of the airline ... Read more...

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Judicial panel to probe air crash: Gilani


April 21st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday ordered the formation of a judicial commission to probe the deadly air-crash near here.The Bhoja Airlines flight with ... Read more...

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All on board dead in Pakistan plane crash


April 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) All 127 people on board the Bhoja Airlines flight that crashed near here have died and their bodies have been shifted to a hospital for ... Read more...

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Three Kerala airports to get new names


April 17th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Since the previous Left government named major parks and popular meeting places in the state after Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders, people in Kerala are curious ... Read more...

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US Navy jet crashes, pilots safe


April 7th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) A US Navy jet Friday crashed into a building near Virginia Beach, causing a fire and injuring three people -- the two pilots and a man ... Read more...

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11 survive Russian plane crash (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Eleven people were injured and 32 people were killed when their aircraft crashed Monday near a city in Siberia, Russian authorities said.A UTair ATR-72 plane bound ... Read more...

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16 die in Russian plane crash


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed and 12 injured in a plane crash near a city in Siberia, authorities said.An ATR-72 plane bound from Tyumen to Surgut crashed ... Read more...

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Will take up Mangalore crash compensation with centre: Chandy


March 6th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday informed the state assembly that he would take steps to speed up the disbursal of compensation to families of the ... Read more...

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Mangalore crash: Apex court notices on Rs.75 lakh compensation (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking a minimum compensation of Rs.75 lakh for the ... Read more...

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Mangalore crash: Supreme Court notice on Rs.75 lakh compensation


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued a notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking a minimum compensation of Rs.75 lakh each ... Read more...

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Growing US-Pakistan tension worries Kashmiris (Kashmir Newsletter)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) In the wake of the NATO attacks in Pakistan that killed 28 soldiers, the common man in the Kashmir Valley is worried about the region's ... Read more...

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MiG-21 crash victim’s wife still hoping for safe return


November 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 8 (IANS) Nine long years after the crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 in which her husband had gone missing, she still hopes he is ... Read more...

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Heartbreak of search and rescue at Himalayan heights


October 19th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) Retrieving the fuselage of a crashed aircraft in the rugged, cold and inhospitable terrain of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul and Spiti district is quite challenging, government officials ... Read more...

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Nepal army plane crashes


October 19th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 18 (IANS) Nepal army's missing plane with six people on board was confirmed to have crashed Tuesday evening, Xinhua quoted an army spokesman as saying.The plane bound for ... Read more...

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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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Yet another MiG-21 crashes, pilot bails out


October 7th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A MiG-21 fighter plane of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in the Barmer district of Rajasthan Friday. This is the sixth air crash of an ... Read more...

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Plane crash victims’ kin to travel to Nepal


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A small group from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu will Monday travel to Nepal to bring back the bodies of the Indians killed in Sunday's air crash ... Read more...

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Russia grounds eight planes after deadly crash


September 10th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Flights of eight planes have been suspended after a deadly air crash virtually wiped out one of Russia's most successful hockey teams, the Russian transport ... Read more...

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12 die in Canada plane crash


August 21st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and three injured when a passenger jet crashed in Canada, a media report said.The air crash took place Saturday near ... Read more...

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Pakistan aircraft crashed due to communication gap


August 4th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Last year's air crash near Islamabad that left 152 people dead took place due to a communication gap between the cockpit and the control tower, ... Read more...

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