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AIADMK, DMK want Sri Lankan airmen to go (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi Thursday demanded the immediate expulsion of Sri Lanka Air Force personnel being trained near in Tamil Nadu.Jayalaltihaa ... Read more...

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Don’t train Sri Lanka Air Force personnel: Jayalalithaa


July 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday described the training of Sri Lankan Air Force personnel in Tamil Nadu as an insult to Tamils.She said this ... Read more...

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Deserter IAF officer escapes from custody, yet untraced


May 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Haryana Police are hunting for a wing commander, declared a "deserter" December last year, after he escaped from air force ... Read more...

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IAF plane crashes near Chennai, pilots safe (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) trainer aircraft crashed into a lake near here early Tuesday but both pilots ejected safely, officials said.The two-seater Kiran trainer ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad civic agency accused of illegal land sale


January 5th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 5 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) has illegally sold government land near the Hindon Air Force Station to a Delhi-based private builder, former councillor Rajendra Tyagi said ... Read more...

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Doordarshan journalist robbed


December 26th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A journalist working with a state-owned Doordarshan news channel was kidnapped, robbed and later let off by attackers who escaped with his car in Ghaziabad, police ... Read more...

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Senior IAF officer visits Jammu and Kashmir base


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) Western Air Command chief Air Marshal D.C. Kumaria was on a daylong visit Monday to Awantipur air force station in Jammu and Kashmir Monday to review ... Read more...

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Western Air Command chief visits Ambala station


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Air Marshal D.C. Kumaria, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command, visited the Ambala Air Force Station on Thursday.He was accompanied by his wife, Vaneeta Kumaria, who is the ... Read more...

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India unveils LCA at R-Day parade


January 26th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India Wednesday unveiled for the first time at its Republic Day parade its indigenous Light Combat Aircraft that obtained its initial operational clearance to be fully airworthy ... Read more...

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IAF helicopter crash injures eight in Jammu


December 14th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) An Indian Air Force MI26 transport helicopter crashed Tuesday near an air force station injuring at least eight people, including crew members, in the winter capital of ... Read more...

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U.S. launches largest-ever spy satellite into space


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States has launched what could be described as the largest ever spy satellite into space. The satellite was launched on board one of the ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Obama likely to hold one to one meet before dinner at 7, RCR


November 7th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and the United States President Barack Obama are likely to hold a one-on-one meet ahead of attending the dinner at the ... Read more...

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Indo-UK joint air drill concludes in West Midnapore


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore, Nov 3 (ANI): The joint air force drill between India and United Kingdom (UK) held under the banner of 'Indradhanush'-III at Air Force Station Kalaikunda in West Bengal's West Midnapore ... Read more...

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Final phase of India -UK air exercise begins in Kolkata


October 28th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata Oct. 28, (ANI): The final phase of India-United Kingdom Air Exercise 'Indradhanush' began here on Thursday with increased number of launches and full scale Large Force Engagement (LFE) missions at Air ... Read more...

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Bodies of three IAF men found in lake


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 3 (IANS) The bodies of three trainee technicians of the Indian Air Force were recovered from a lake on the city's outskirts Sunday, police said.The trio from Helicopter Training School ... Read more...

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Three killed in IAF chopper crash in Jharkhand (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed in Jharkhand's Godda district Saturday evening killing two pilots and a co-pilot onboard, a police official said. The helicopter crashed at Perakhani ... Read more...

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Three IAF personnel die in helicopter crash in Jharkhand


September 11th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
Pakur (Jharkhand), Sep.11 (ANI): In a tragic incident three Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel, including a pilot and a co-pilot, were killed here on Saturday when a Chetak helicopter carrying them crashed ... Read more...

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Man attempts to kill for ‘honour’ in Ghaziabad


August 31st, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 31 (IANS) In a case of attempted honour killing, a man shot at his niece who was riding on a motorcycle with her lover near Hindon Air Force station here ... Read more...

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Emergency landing by IAF chopper in Haryana (Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), July 25 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter on a training flight was forced to make an emergency landing near the fields of Chinder village in Haryana's Fatehabad district ... Read more...

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Emergency landing by IAF chopper in Haryana


July 25th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), July 25 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an emergency landing near the fields of Chinder village in Haryana's Fatehabad district Sunday due to a technical snag in ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy arrested in Chandigarh


July 11th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 11 (ANI): The Punjab police arrested a 24-year-old Pakistani spy from Chandigarh's sector 44 for sending vital informations from India to Pakistan.The police said the arrested Pakistani spy named Kashif ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy arrested in Chandigarh


July 10th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) A Pakistani spy, who had sent vital defence information from India to his country, was arrested here Saturday, police said. According to police, the spy was identified as Kashif ... Read more...

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Bad weather forces Uttar Pradesh governor’s plane to land


June 17th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) An aircraft carrying Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi made an unscheduled landing Wednesday evening at an Indian Air Force base in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district due to bad ... Read more...

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CBI nabs two IAF engineers for taking bribe


May 26th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) Two Indian Air Force garrison engineers were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly taking bribe from a contractor for clearing his payments, the ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport to close for fortnight in June


April 27th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 27 (IANS) The Srinagar international airport will close for commercial flights for about a fortnight in June so that the runway can be upgraded, an official said Tuesday. The airport would ... Read more...

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US launches unmanned robotic space plane X-37B


April 26th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States has launched an unmanned robotic space plane called as the X-37B. The Air Force is officially calling it as a ‘test vehicle’. The ... Read more...

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Bodies of Indians killed in Kabul attacks arrive in Delhi (Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) An Indian Air Force plane Saturday evening brought back the bodies of the Indians killed in the Kabul attacks. The plane landed at the Palam Air Force ... Read more...

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Indo-US Air Forces kickstart six-day joint exercise in Agra


October 19th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuAgra, Oct.19 (ANI): The Indian and the US Air Forces added yet another chapter to their strong bond with the commencement of the joint air exercise, Ex-Cope India 2009, at ... Read more...

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MiG 21 crashes in Punjab, pilot killed


September 10th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bhaliana, Sep 10 (ANI): A MiG 21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Bhaliana village in Muktasar District of Punjab, killing a pilot Lt. Manu Akhotri on the ... Read more...

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Air Marshal NAK Browne meets Punjab Governor


September 9th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Sep. 9 (ANI): Western Air Command chief Air Marshal NAK Browne met Punjab Governor and Administrator UT, Chandigarh on Wednesday.Air Marshal Browne is on a two day visit to Air Force ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force plane makes emergency landing


July 13th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) An Indian Air Force training aircraft made an emergency landing in the fields of a Punjab village Monday following a technical snag in its engine, police said. The ... Read more...

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NSG chief holds talks over force hub in West Bengal


February 20th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) J.K. Dutt, chief of the National Security Guard (NSG), Friday held talks with West Bengal home secretary Ardhendu Sen over selecting land for a proposed hub of the ... Read more...

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IAF’’s Surya Kiran pilot killed in air crash in Karnataka


January 21st, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bidar (Karnataka), Jan.21 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter pilot was killed on Wednesday morning after a Kiran trainer aircraft crashed during a training sortie in Karnatakas Bidar district here. ... Read more...

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IAF jet crashes, pilot killed (Second lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) A jet aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Surya Kiran aerobatic display team crashed at Bidar in north Karnataka Wednesday, killing its pilot Wing Commander R.S. Dhaliwal, ... Read more...

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IAF pilot killed in Surya Kiran plane crash


January 21st, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bidar (Karnataka), Jan 21 (ANI): An IAF fighter pilot on a training sortie was killed when a Surya Kiran trainer aircraft crashed in Bidar in Karnataka this morning. According to sources, the ... Read more...

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