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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Russian army helicopter crashes


August 16th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Army Mil Mi-28N helicopter, one of the force's newest machines, crashed Thursday at its base in Mozdok, North Ossetia.The two-man crew in the ... Read more...

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Chopper crashes at Siachen, pilot killed (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Army helicopter crashed Wednesday at the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, killing the pilot, army sources said.The chopper, from the army's aviation wing, ... Read more...

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NASA trains astronauts to land on asteroid


May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) In a space mission straight from the movie "Armageddon", astronauts are being trained to land on an asteroid, explore it for minerals and even destroy the ... Read more...

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Prince Harry banned from pub


March 13th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been banned from going to pubs till he completes his army helicopter training.He has just completed a tour of the Caribbean and ... Read more...

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Eight die in Guatemala helicopter crash


February 29th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) Eight people were killed Tuesday when an army helicopter crashed in the jungles of northern Guatemala while on a humanitarian mission, the military said.The chopper, ... Read more...

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Pakistan may have inspected Indian Army chopper: Antony


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) It is possible that the Pakistani authorities examined an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into their territory a month ago and was returned the same ... Read more...

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Nepal Army to use helicopter to rescue stranded tourists


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Nepal Army agreed Saturday to use its MI-17 helicopter to rescue stranded foreign tourists in northeastern Nepal.More than 100 flights have been cancelled due to bad ... Read more...

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Indian chopper incursion like a CBM: Pakistani daily


October 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The lesson to be learnt from the Indian helicopter that entered Pakistani airspace is that "a drama need not be turned into a crisis", said ... Read more...

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Pakistan scrambled jet to intercept Indian chopper


October 24th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan had scrambled a fighter jet after an Indian helicopter flew into its territory and the chopper was warned that it would be fired at if ... Read more...

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Pakistan appreciated after Indian chopper returns safely


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Signalling the spirit of the resumed peace process, an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into Pakistan in bad weather Sunday returned with its crew after ... Read more...

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U.S. pilot among three killed in small plane crash in Indonesia


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small aircraft crashed in a remote area in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Thursday afternoon, killing three people, including a U.S. national, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Two killed in Iran army helicopter crash


May 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) A military helicopter crashed Monday in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, killing the pilot and co-pilot, a media report said.The Cobra 209 helicopter belonging to ... Read more...

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Bodies of Arunachal CM Khandu, 4 others taken to Tawang


May 5th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 5 (ANI): The Army on Thursday brought the bodies of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others from Keyla, where the helicopter with five on board crashed.All ... Read more...

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Army chopper shot down in city where Osama killed


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) An army helicopter was shot down early Monday morning in Pakistan's Abbotabad city where Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden was killed, a media report said.Geo ... Read more...

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15 dead in Pakistan check post attack (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) At least 15 security personnel were killed and several others were injured when militants attacked a check post in northwest Pakistan, media reports said Friday.Militants ... Read more...

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15 security personnel killed in militant attack on check post in northwest Pakistan


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 22(ANI): At least 15 soldiers were killed in a militant attack on a security checkpoint in northwest Pakistan early Friday morning.A large number of militants, carrying heavy weapons, including rockets, ... Read more...

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Indian Army helicopter missing in Sikkim


April 21st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Two days after a commercial helicopter crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, an Indian Army helicopter went missing in north Sikkim Thursday, an official said.The helicopter went ... Read more...

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Army loses two pilots in Nashik chopper crash (Second lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik/New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian Army Wednesday lost two of its experienced pilots when their helicopter crashed into a residential area in Maharashtra's Nashik city. The pilots, Major Atul Garje ... Read more...

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Kashmir gunfight continues, civilians evacuated (Second Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Security forces are ensuring complete evacuation of civilians from the gun battle site in Malura village on the outskirts of Srinagar before the final assault Thursday on the ... Read more...

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British ministers escape protests in flood-hit Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/London, Aug 19 (IANS) Two British cabinet ministers on a tour of flood-hit Pakistan were airlifted to safety after their convoy came under attack in an area ravaged by the ... Read more...

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Two killed, another missing after Army helicopter crashes in Nagaland


August 18th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Manipur, Aug 18 (ANI): At least two persons were killed and another went missing after an Army helicopter crashed along the Nagaland-Manipur border on Wednesday.A Cheetah helicopter, crashed five kilometers from ... Read more...

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Army chopper goes missing in Nagaland


August 18th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 18 (IANS) An Indian Army helicopter went missing shortly after take-off in Nagaland Wednesday with three people, including two pilots, on board. The locals claimed they have sighted ... Read more...

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Flash floods inundate north Kashmir villages


July 30th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Flash floods have inundated 48 villages in north Kashmir, police said Friday, adding that three people trapped by flood waters were rescued by an army helicopter. Police said Gulam ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court asks officials to explain acquittal of key Manawan attack accused


June 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 20 (ANI): Taking sou motu action over the acquittal of main accused of the Manawan training centre attack, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed the top brass of the ... Read more...

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Seven killed as multiple bombings rock Peshawar (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, April 5 (IANS) Three foreigners were among the seven people killed Monday in a series of bomb blasts targeting the heavily guarded US consulate in the northwestern Pakistani city of ... Read more...

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Two service members killed in U.S. Army helicopter crash in northern Iraq


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two U.S. service members were killed when their helicopter crashed in northern Iraq on Sunday, officials said.The accident happened around 2.30 p.m. local time at a U.S. base ... Read more...

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10 Yemeni soldiers killed in chopper crash


February 15th, 2010 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 15 (IANS) Ten Yemeni soldiers were killed when an army helicopter crashed into a military vehicle in the country's northern Saada province, Xinhua reported. The accident took place about 240 ... Read more...

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ULFA leaders deny surrendering, sent to 10-day police custody


November 7th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) Two senior leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) - Sasha Choudhury and Chitraban Hazarika - were Saturday remanded to police custody for 10 ... Read more...

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Top ULFA leaders, held in Bangladesh, now in Assam police custody (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) Two senior separatist leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), arrested in Bangladesh, are now in the custody of Assam Police, officials Friday said. ... Read more...

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Army helicopter crashes in Kashmir (Lead)


October 30th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) A helicopter of the Indian Army crashed into the waters of Chenab river in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir Friday afternoon, police said. "The wreckage of the crashed ... Read more...

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Many hurt in Peru chopper crash


October 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 28 (EFE) An unknown number of people were injured in an army helicopter crash in a remote area of the southeastern Peruvian province of Huancavelica due to heavy winds, a ... Read more...

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Clashes leave five soldiers, 21 militants dead in Pakistan


October 26th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (DPA) At least five soldiers and 21 Taliban insurgents were killed Monday as Pakistani forces fought off fierce attacks on two of their checkpoints near the Afghan border, ... Read more...

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Pakistani army headquarters siege ends, 30 hostages freed (Fourth Lead)


October 11th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 11 (DPA) Nine people were killed Sunday in a dramatic hostage rescue operation at Pakistan's military headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, an army spokesman said. Major General Athar ... Read more...

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YSR’s body flown to native town in Kadapa for burial


September 4th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The body of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was flown Friday afternoon to Pulivendula, his native town in Kadapa district, for burial. The body was flown in ... Read more...

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