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Court clears Tendulkar’s oath-taking in Rajya Sabha


May 16th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to restrain Sachin Tendulkar from taking oath as Rajya Sabha member and sought the central government's response on ... Read more...

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Plea against Tendulkar’s Rajya Sabha nomination dismissed (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a petition challenging the nomination of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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SC dismiss petition against Tendulkar’s Rajya Sabha nomination


May 14th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a petition challenging the nomination of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha. An apex court ... Read more...

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Tendulkar says no to politics after RS nomination (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday broke his silence over his Rajya Sabha nomination, saying he was honoured by the Indian government's offer but he would ... Read more...

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Sachin says honoured by RS seat, but no politics


May 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday broke his silence over his Rajya Sabha nomination, saying he was honoured by the Indian government's offer but that he ... Read more...

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Indian military team’s China visit is on


January 7th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China is on, though scaled down, even as a visa was denied to an Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India has called off the visit of a 30-member military delegation to China after Beijing refused a visa to a senior Indian Air Force officer ... Read more...

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Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China has been called off after Beijing refused a visa to an IAF officer who belongs to ... Read more...

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China sparks row, denies visa to IAF officer from Arunachal


January 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) China has denied a visa to an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer from Arunachal Pradesh, sparking a row close on the heels of a controversy ... Read more...

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25 Bangladeshi’s to attend 40th anniversary celebrations of ‘71 war


December 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Three serving army officers along with 22 Mukti Jodhas (freedom fighters) from Bangladesh will join in the five-day 40th anniversary celebrations of the Bangladesh Liberation War ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Bindra to don olive green from Tuesday


October 31st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra will officially don the olive green uniform and be conferred the ... Read more...

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Women defence personnel’s suicides: The Bhopal factor


September 15th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 15 (IANS) Two women defence personnel who are now dead have a Bhopal connection. While sacked air force officer Anjali Gupta allegedly committed suicide here last week, Lieutenant ... Read more...

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IAF officer suspended over suicide of sacked woman officer


September 14th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force has suspended Group Captain Amit Gupta, who has been charged with abetment to suicide of sacked officer Anjali Gupta, police said ... Read more...

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Parallel police, IAF probes in sacked woman officer’s suicide


September 13th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 13 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Police and the Indian Air Force (IAF) were Tuesday grilling an IAF officer, who allegedly had an affair with sacked officer Anjali Gupta, ... Read more...

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IAF group captain held over suicide of sacked woman officer


September 12th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian Air Force Group Captain Amit Gupta was taken into custody Monday for questioning in the suicide of Anjali Gupta, the first woman flying officer to ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Dhoni to fly in Sukhoi combat jets


June 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni will soon add another feather to their caps by flying in the Indian Air Force's ... Read more...

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First Marut’s maiden flight remembered at HAL (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Friday re-kindled fond memories of the maiden flight of its first fighter bomber Marut (HF-24), which took to skies ... Read more...

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HAL relives first fighter’s maiden flight 50 years ago


June 17th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) celebrated the maiden flight of its first fighter bomber here Friday. It was on this day five decades ago ... Read more...

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IAF women exorcise 2005 Everest ghost


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 3 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) team Friday formally concluded its Everest expedition by handing over the Indian tricolour and the IAF flag they had flown on ... Read more...

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More IAF climbers summit Everest (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian tricolour and Indian Air Force (IAF) flags flew atop Mt Everest once more Wednesday as five more climbers from the IAF expedition summited ... 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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Indian Air Force team conquers Mt Everest


May 21st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) A 27-year-old officer became the first woman from the Indian Air Force to conquer Mt Everest Saturday as more of her peers from the 14-member expedition ... Read more...

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Pakistan detected US planes near border before Osama raid


May 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force radars had detected six US aicraft flying close to the Afghanistan border before the US helicopters carrying commandos sneaked into the country ... Read more...

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India quietly activates airstrip near Chinese border


April 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Wary of the build up of Chinese military infrastructure along its borders, India has silently activated an advanced landing ground (ALG) for its air force ... Read more...

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Dhoni accepts offer to join Indian Army


April 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after excelling in cricket field is also ready to prove his mark in the battle field and serve ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force open to Dhoni flying Sukhoi-30MKI


April 4th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni could become second cricketer after master blaster Sachin Tendulkar to light up the skies by flying a ... Read more...

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IAF orders probe against Wing Commander for taking bribe


March 8th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8(ANI): The Indian Air force on Tuesday ordered a court of inquiry against Wing Commander A. K. Thakur for allegedly taking bribe.Thakur was reportedly caught accepting bribe from French ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Kumaria on a two-day visit to Air Force Station Chandigarh


March 1st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (ANI): Air Marshal DC Kumaria, Air Officer Commanding-in- Chief, Western Air Command, is on a two-day visit to Air Force Station Chandigarh to felicitate the station, as it celebrates ... Read more...

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India inducts first C-130J, but without critical equipment (Second Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Feb 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Saturday inducted an American-made C-130J-30 Super Hercules airlifter to boost its special operations capability, but the aircraft is without critical equipment as ... Read more...

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IAF inducts C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical airlift aircraft


February 5th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Together with the raising of No. 77 Squadron, named 'Veiled Vipers', the Indian Air Force (IAF) inducted the first C-130J-30 Super Hercules aircraft procured from the United ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, India broke new ground in international cricket (2010 in Retrospect)


December 29th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The inimitable Sachin Tendulkar broke new ground in international cricket while the Indian Test team stayed at the No. 1 spot in 2010 ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force concludes Sukhoi Su30 training programme for Malaysian pilots


September 13th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 13(ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF)'s two-year-plus stint in training their Malaysian counterparts to operate the Russian-made Sukhoi Su30-MKM Flankers came to an end on Sunday.The 53-member IAF team ... Read more...

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Group Captain Sachin: The cricketer in another blue and wings (Lead)


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a light blue terrycot half-sleeve shirt, silk rank braid on his shoulders and collar tags of an Indian Air Force (IAF) group captain - that ... Read more...

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Take appropriate action against players guilty of fixing: Tendulkar


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who joined the Indian Air Force as a Group Captain, said on Friday that the International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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Sachin dons new cap, is air force group captain


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Indian sports icon Sachin Tendulkar was Friday conferred the honorary rank of group captain by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for services the cricketer has rendered ... Read more...

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