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Four killed in combat chopper crash in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed when a Mi-35 combat helicopter crashed in a mountain in southwestern Russia's Dagestan region.The four were found dead at ... Read more...

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Asaram Bapu survives chopper crash, probe ordered


August 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu and four others had a providential escape Wednesday when a private helicopter he was flying in crash-landed in Godhra in Gujarat, ... Read more...

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Syrian military chopper shot down


August 28th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Free Syrian Army rebel group has claimed it had shot down a government-operated military helicopter near Damascus.The rebels posted a video on YouTube of ... Read more...

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Russian chopper sets altitude record


August 27th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 27 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) A Russian helicopter set a new world altitude record Monday, the final day of the 14th FAI World Helicopter Championships near Moscow, rotorcraft maker Russian ... Read more...

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Cher to marry Medvetz soon?


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Cher is reportedly planning to tie the knot with her biker boyfriend Tim Medvetz.The 66-year-old is planning to walk down the aisle with Medvetz, ... Read more...

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11 killed in NATO chopper crash in Afghanistan


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 16 (IANS) Eleven people, including four NATO and three US soldiers, were killed Thursday when a NATO military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's Kandhar province, Xinhua reported.The ISAF helicopter ... Read more...

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Mi-2 chopper crashes in Russia, pilot killed


August 11th, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Mil Mi-2 Hoplite helicopter crashed in Russia's southern Rostov region, killing the pilot.A regional security services official said the helicopter crashed Friday in Proletarsky ... Read more...

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Navy floats $900 mn tender for utility choppers


August 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Looking to replace its navy's ageing Chetak helicopter fleet, India has floated a $900-million global tender, after a five-year delay, to procure around 60 utility ... Read more...

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Five killed in Turkey chopper crash


August 10th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS) At least five people, including three Russians, were killed in a helicopter crash in Turkey Thursday, according to Russian Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsia.The Kamov Ka-32 ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying PM to Kokrajhar returns due to bad weather


July 28th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The three helicopters carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi among other VIPS, which took off for violence-hit Kokrajhar from an ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper service in Meghalaya


July 26th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 26 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd Thursday resumed its services in the hill state of Meghalaya after a gap of 15 months.The Meghalaya government suspended operations of ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper services in Meghalaya


July 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. would resume its services from Thursday in the mountainous Meghalaya state after a gap of 15 months, an official said Wednesday."Pawan ... Read more...

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Chopper case: Romesh Sharma gets 10-year jail


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Romesh Sharma, a suspected aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was Monday awarded 10 years' imprisonment by a Delhi court in a cheating and extortion ... Read more...

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Four killed in Turkish military helicopter crash


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 23 (IANS) At least four soldiers were killed and eight others injured after a Turkish military helicopter crashed Sunday, Xinhua reported.The chopper crashed shortly after taking off ... Read more...

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Two killed in Malaysia chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 21 (IANS) Two bodies were found in a helicopter wreckage Saturday in a remote jungle in Malaysia's eastern state of Sarawak, Xinhua reported. The chopper went missing ... Read more...

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12 die in Brunei chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bandar Seri Begawan, July 21 (IANS) Twelve people were killed when an air force helicopter crashed in Brunei, the country's defence ministry said Saturday. There were two survivors.The ministry said ... Read more...

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Cruise takes helicopter ride with Suri


July 19th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 19 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise and his six-year-old daughter enjoyed a trip in a chopper here.Suri excitedly looked out of the window to see the panoramic ... Read more...

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Injured Munda, jailed Koda vote in presidential poll


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 19 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating from injuries in a May 9 chopper crash, and former chief minister Madhu Koda, in jail in ... Read more...

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Akshay rides Rs.1 mn bike in ‘Oh My God!’ (Movie Snippets) (With Image)


July 17th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Bollywood's action king Akshay Kumar will be seen riding a specially designed motorcycle worth about Rs.1 million in his upcoming movie "Oh My God!"The motorcycle, ... Read more...

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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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Chopper mishap: Bedridden Munda sits up for first time


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) One-and-a-half months after he suffered grievous injuries in a helicopter accident, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday sat up for a few minutes, an official statement ... Read more...

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Bieber hires chopper for Gomez


June 19th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 19 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber hired a helicopter for girlfriend Selena Gomez so that they could enjoy some quality time together in Toronto.The couple was in the ... Read more...

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Kenya minister killed in chopper crash


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) The internal security minister of Kenya and three other people have been killed in a helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenyan media reported Sunday.George Saitoti and his ... Read more...

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Chopper goes missing in Peru


June 8th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 8 (IANS) A helicopter carrying 14 foreigners and two crew has gone missing in southeastern Peru, police said Thursday.The aircraft, which took off from Mazuco city in Madre ... Read more...

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Young CM reaches out to people of Jammu and Kashmir


June 7th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) When Omar Abdullah became the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir at the age of 39 in 2009, his political opponents targeted him for "inexperience ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed in NATO chopper crash


June 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) Two soldiers with the NATO-led coalition forces were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service ... Read more...

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25 cops, prisoners injured in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Six policemen and 19 prisoners were injured Saturday when a blast triggered by Maoists ripped through their vehicle in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on chopper firm’s plea


May 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, challenging ... Read more...

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Court seeks report from home ministry, DGCA on Vectra


May 25th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought records from the home ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the basis on which the operating ... Read more...

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Army pilot killed in chopper crash (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Army officer was killed and another injured Wednesday when their helicopter crashed on the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, the military said.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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Army chopper crashes in Siachen, pilot killed


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Army officer was killed and another injured Wednesday when the helicopter they were piloting crashed on the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, ... Read more...

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Pilot lands chopper on beach for ice creams


May 19th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) The pilot of a British rescue helicopter made a dramatic halt on a popular beach so that its crew could buy ice creams.The airmen were spotted ... Read more...

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Andhra orders probe into ‘misuse’ of official chopper


May 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Sunday ordered a probe into the alleged misuse of his official helicopter by a pilot and a technician.The ... Read more...

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Gadkari meets Munda in hospital


May 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 13 (IANS) BJP President Nitin Gadkari Sunday met Jharkhand Chief Minister and party leader Arjun Munda who is recovering after being injured in a chopper accident here.Jharkhand Deputy ... Read more...

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