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The bees were heading for beesiness class (The Funny Side)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
DID YOU SEE that news story about a swarm of bees which declared war on an airport? They buzzzzzed into the cargo hold of a passenger flight in Kolkata and had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IAF has lost 999 planes in crashes since 1970


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost 999 aircraft in crashes since 1970 and 39 percent of these accidents occurred due to pilot error, a ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils pirate attack on Chinese vessel


May 6th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India said Friday its warships and military aircraft had foiled a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel with 24 crew members on board ... Read more...

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UK pilots donning oxygen masks to counter poisonous fumes in aircraft


March 28th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Airline pilots in Britain are secretly donning oxygen masks and issuing emergency warnings because of poisonous fumes seeping into passenger jets.Potentially deadly incidents are being reported at the ... Read more...

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Technical snag forces emergency landing of IAF chopper


March 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A technical snag forced an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter to make an emergency landing at the Bamrauli air base near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Punjabi female attendant with Air Canada jailed for cocaine smuggling


December 21st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 21 (IANS) In the first case of jailing of an Indo-Canadian woman for drug trafficking, an Air Canada female flight attendant was Monday locked for eight years ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Second ‘Qantas engine explosion’ “crisis” leaves passengers terrified


November 6th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Passengers were left terrified after air crew shouted for them to adopt the crash position when a second Qantas jet was hit with engine trouble after leaving Singapore ... Read more...

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Plane makes emergency landing after drunken brawl


October 26th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) A Britain-bound plane with 468 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada after a drunken passenger allegedly had a bust-up with his wife ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leaked video shows US air crew shooting down two Reuters’ Iraqi staffers


April 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6(ANI): Wikileaks has shown a secret video in which a US Apache helicopter crew is shooting and killing a Reuters photographer and driver in a July 2007 attack in Baghdad. ... Read more...

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IAF seeks permission from Defence Ministry to fire at Naxals


October 1st, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): The Indian Air Force, has for the first time, sought permission from the Ministry of Defence to fire back at Naxals while undertaking ... Read more...

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eGurucool founder aims at teaching English to 30 lakh students


September 22nd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Liqvid, an English language skill provider and the new entrepreneurial venture of eGurucool founder Vivek Agarwal, has drawn up plans to equip 30 lakh Indian students with ... Read more...

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Communication gap in ‘UAE’ aircraft? (Lead)


September 7th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Sept 7 (IBNS) Indian customs on Sunday night detained an aircraft apparently belonging to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) air force after it landed in Kolkata for refuelling and ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Search on to locate missing IAF transport plane


June 10th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) The search was resumed early Wednesday to locate the twin-engine Indian Air Force (IAF) AN-32 transport aircraft with 12 defence personnel on board that went missing Tuesday soon ... Read more...

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IAF transport plane feared to have crashed (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) A twin-engine Indian Air Force (IAF) AN-32 cargo aircraft with 12 defence personnel on board went missing Tuesday afternoon soon after it took off from a forward air ... Read more...

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IAF transport plane missing, crash feared (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 10th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) A twin-engine Indian Air Force (IAF) AN-32 cargo aircraft with 12 defence personnel on board went missing Tuesday after it took off from a forward air base in ... Read more...

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IAF pilots braved bullets to help poll officials


May 14th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Squadron Leader R. Dhobhal, the pilot of a Mi-17 helicopter, was supervising the loading of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and poll officials into his chopper when he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No facilities in aviation centre, 3 officials under scanner


May 8th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 8 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is considering a vigilance probe to fix responsibility for the decision in which officials selected an institute lacking basic infrastructure for training tribal youth of ... Read more...

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Exercise Red Flag will improve Indo-US defence ties, says IAF Vice-Chief


August 16th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada, Aug 16 (ANI): Air Marshal P.V. Naik, Vice Chief of Air Staff, Indian Air Force said that the Indo-US relationship has moved a step closer with the participation of the ... Read more...

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Air crew with high BP, over weight barred from duties


July 28th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) High blood pressure and obesity make the air crew unfit for flying duties, said the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Announcing fresh medical guidelines ... Read more...

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Winds close Wellington airport after people blown over (Lead)


June 29th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Wellington, June 29 (DPA) A storm with gale force winds and Antarctic temperatures caused the cancellation of at least 25 flights in and out of Wellington International Airport Sunday because officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India dispatches earthquake relief to China


May 18th, 2008 - 10:01 am ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 17 (ANI): India on Saturday dispatched the first trance of its pledged five million dollar humanitarian assistance to China for the earthquake victims.The total death toll in Sichuan province ... Read more...

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Unaccounted bodies among UN chopper crash victims in Nepal


March 4th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) The UN helicopter crash in eastern Nepal has received a fresh twist with a mystery arising about the identities of two of the 12 victims, one ... Read more...

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