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Four killed in Russian chopper crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people have been confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed near an airfield in Russia's Far East Yakutia region, UTair airlines said ... Read more...

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Russian military plans to buy foreign choppers


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry is planning to buy at least 45 light multipurpose helicopters from a foreign manufacturer, the Vedomosti daily reported.A contract worth over ... Read more...

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Khandu’s death: Arunachal announces seven-day state mourning


May 5th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar/New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Arunachal Government has announced a seven-day state mourning beginning today as a mark of respect to Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu who was killed in a chopper ... 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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Tribals find crashed chopper, Khandu’s mutilated body (Night Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) After four days of search by over 3,000 security forces and choppers, it was finally a group of tribals who Wednesday found the wreckage of ... Read more...

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IAF to transfer remains of Khandu Thursday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday said helicopter sorties are planned Thursday morning to transfer the remains of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Dorjee Khandu and others killed ... Read more...

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Arunachal wreckage is finally located by locals


May 4th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) After four days of search by over 3,000 security personnel and air force helicopters and Sukhois, it was a group of local tribal people who ... Read more...

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Villagers found Khandu chopper wreckage: ITBP official


May 4th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 4 (IANS) While the aerial survey and satellite imagery data failed to pinpoint the exact location, it was a team of local people, untrained and with no ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister may be dead: Chidambaram


May 4th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Amid continuing suspense about Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, Home Minister P. Chidambaram, citing unofficial reports, said Wednesday, some 100 hours after he ... Read more...

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Crash site found, Khandu body identified (Afternoon Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Family members Wednesday reached the site of the helicopter crash and identified the body of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu but the other four bodies ... Read more...

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Army team trekking to wreckage site in Arunachal: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) An army team in Arunachal Pradesh was trekking its way to the site of the wreckage of a helicopter believed to be that of ... Read more...

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Krishna condoles demise of Arunachal CM Khandu


May 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna on Wednesday condoled the sad demise of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, who has been killed in a chopper crash in ... Read more...

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Three bodies seen at crash site in Lobothang: Chidamabaram


May 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said rescue teams have located three bodies in Lobothang near Tawang District, but it could not be confirmed whether the ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s helicopter crash site located: Chidambaram


May 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The wreckage of the chopper carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has been found and some bodies sighted, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Wreckage of helicopter carrying Arunachal CM found


May 4th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 4 (ANI): The wreckage of the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others, that went missing on Saturday, has been located in Lobothang near Tawang district. ... Read more...

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Five bodies, wreckage of Dorjee Khandu’s chopper found (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Five mutilated bodies and the wreckage of the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu were found Wednesday near the Jang waterfalls in Tawang district, ... Read more...

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Wreckage of Arunachal chief minister’s chopper found (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) The wreckage of the chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others was found in Lobotang area of the state's Tawang district Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister enters fifth day


May 4th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Six Indian Air Force helicopters Wednesday began an aerial survey along the dizzy heights of Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh even as the search by ... Read more...

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Rescue teams fail to trace missing chopper, announces minister (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) Amid palpable anger and anguish amongst people, authorities Tuesday announced that rescue teams had been unable to trace the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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Concrete details of missing chopper by evening: Mukul Wasnik (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) Rescue teams would be able to provide concrete information on the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu by 4 p.m. Tuesday, union Minister ... Read more...

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Ground search for Arunachal CM Khandu continues


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 3 (ANI): Three thousand security personnel were on Tuesday searching the inhospitable altitudes of Sela Pass to trace the missing chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and ... Read more...

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With ISRO lead, rescuers search for missing chopper


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) More than 100 rescue workers early Tuesday began an arduous trek along a rugged mountainous terrain in Arunachal Pradesh to look for the missing helicopter ... Read more...

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ISRO images throw up clues to missing chopper (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) The first possible clues to the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu emerged with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Monday claiming ... Read more...

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Sukhois detected an aircraft-like something in Bhutan: IAF


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday said images taken by two Sukhoi aircraft have detected "an aircraft-like something" in an area in Bhutan, giving out ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying Arunachal chief minister still missing (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) The helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, reported missing since Saturday, remained untraced for the third straight day Monday even as authorities zeroed ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister narrows down (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) Indian authorities Monday zeroed in on three probable locations to track down the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu that went missing two ... Read more...

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Search continues for missing Arunachal CM along Indo-Bhutan border


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 2 (ANI): Braving inclement weather, security forces early Monday morning resumed a massive search operation along the Indo-Bhutan border in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Aerial search resumes for Arunachal CM’s missing chopper


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) Braving inclement weather, two Mi-17 helicopters early Monday launched a massive search and rescue mission to trace the chopper carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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Chopper with Arunachal chief minister still untraced


May 1st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) The helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu remained untraced for the second day Sunday even as search operations on the ground by army ... Read more...

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Arunachal has witnessed several air crashes


May 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has witnessed a large number of air crashes, which include the one on April 19 in which 17 people were killed at Tawang.Among the ... Read more...

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Government to make official statement on missing chopper


May 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V. Narayanasamy Sunday said a formal statement with authenticated information on the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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ISRO deploys satellites to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh CM


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has deployed two satellites to search for the missing chopper of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.ISRO sources said that they ... Read more...

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Over 1000 villagers search for missing Arunachal CM


May 1st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): Over one thousand villagers living along the Arunachal Pradesh-Bhutan border fanned out early on Sunday morning in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying Arunachal chief minister still missing (Night Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four other people on board, missing since Saturday morning, was still untraced till the ... Read more...

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Chopper with Arunachal chief minister still missing (Third Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, with official claims that it had been traced to Bhutan denied and ... Read more...

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