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US escalating airdrops to troops in Afghanistan

April 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Waza Khwa (Afghanistan), Apr. 22 (ANI): The U.S. military, using Google Earth and disposable parachutes, is escalating its airdrops to troops in isolated outposts, to avoid exposing ground convoys to ambushes ... Read more...

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US withdraws aircraft from Pakistan flood relief work

October 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) The US has withdrawn its cargo aircraft from flood relief work in Pakistan as it was now possible to reach the affected areas by road, a media report ... Read more...

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Prince William gets his helicopter wings

September 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Britain's Prince William has graduated as a search and rescue helicopter pilot, a media report Friday said. The second-in-line to the throne will join 22 Squadron's C Flight ... Read more...

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Air Austral, Okay Airways and Qatar Airways order new Boeing aircraft

July 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by BNO News
FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- French airliner Air Austral, Chinese airliner Okay Airways and Qatar Airways on Wednesday announced it ordered numerous new Boeing aircraft in deals valued at a total of ... Read more...

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Temecula Fire Destroys 12 Structures

September 20th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Temecula, Calif, Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to sources, about 12 structures and several vehicles were reportedly destroyed by a wildfire that broke out at the Riverside County on Saturday, ... Read more...

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Hudson hero Sully regrets having not warned passengers about river landing

June 10th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Hero pilot Chesley (Sully) Sullenberger told federal officers that the next time he faces any situation like emergency landing in the Hudson River, he'd make sure to tell ... Read more...

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US report finds air strike errors in Afghan deaths

June 3rd, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A report that has been presented to the Senate Armed Services Committee has concluded that American air strikes in western Afghanistan on May 4 killed dozens of Afghan ... Read more...

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