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IAF says pilot did not refuse to fly Rahul


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rejecting reports that its pilot refused to fly Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Assam, the Indian Air Force Wednesday strongly defended the decision, ... Read more...

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I may be killed, fears Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) "I'm scared," said Rimsa Masih, a teenaged Christian girl in Pakistan who faced a life sentence for allegedly buring pages of the Quran but has now ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase helicopter at Berlin air show


September 11th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Helicopters company will display its newest addition to the famed Mi-8/17 family of military transport helicopters at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Germany ... Read more...

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Queen’s beloved Corgi dies


September 10th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Queen’s beloved Corgi died. Monty had a small acting career as well. Monty, 13 as well as two corgis greeted a secret agent and this role was ... Read more...

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Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas get married


September 10th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rachel and Brendon finally decide to take a broad step and have resorted to walking down the aisle. The couple was at one time stars in ... Read more...

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Russian firefighting plane to help Serbia


August 26th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian firefighting aircraft has reached Serbia to help the Balkan nation put out a number of forest fires.The multipurpose, amphibious Beriev Be-200 aircraft landed ... Read more...

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States affected by Maoism to hire choppers


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The home ministry has given in-principle approval to hiring of one helicopter each by the states affected by Maoist violence for providing air support to ... Read more...

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Italian top fugitive mafia boss held


August 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Italian police Friday arrested a most wanted boss of the Neapolitan mafia "Camorra", ANSA news agency reported.Francesco Matrone, who remained on the run for a double ... Read more...

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Climber rescued after being trapped for a week


August 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old German alpinist was trapped in an ice crevasse for about a week at the Tyrolean Schrankogel in southwestern Austria before being rescued by emergency ... Read more...

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Syrian rebels shoot down MiG


August 14th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian rebels have claimed they had shot down a government MiG-23 fighter jet in the east of the country.Rebels from the Free Syrian Army operating ... Read more...

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IAF rescues marooned civilians in Jammu


August 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Sunday evacuated two dozen stranded civilians from an island in the flooded Tawi river in Jammu, an officer said.The civil administration ... Read more...

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Family rescued after five days in Siberian woods


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A family of three was rescued from a forest in Russia's Siberian region of Tomsk, currently plagued by wildfires, after they laid out the word ... Read more...

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Cruise, Suri at Disney world


August 1st, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) It was time for father-daughter bonding for Tom Cruise and Suri - the two visited the Disney World in Orlando.This is the second time ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Assam, violence toll 40


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) An uneasy calm settled over Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Thursday with no fresh incidents reported in the communal violence that has claimed 40 lives and ... Read more...

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Brown joins Rihanna on vacation


July 24th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Rihanna's ex-flame Chris Brown has reportedly joined her on her European yacht vacation in south of France.Brown, 23, took a helicopter down Riviera to ... 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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Willis’ movie set gutted down


July 6th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Actor Bruce Willis rushed to the sets of his movie "Die Hard 5" in a five-storey building in Budapest after it caught fire and ... Read more...

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Chattisgarh gunfight genuine, sorry if any innocents died: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asserted that 17 suspected Maoists were gunned down in Chattisgarh late last month in a "genuine" gunfight, but said ... 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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Heli-taxi service planned to Himachal temple


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to start a helicopter taxi service to the Aadi Himani Chamunda temple located in the Dhauladhar mountain range in Kangra district."Efforts will be ... Read more...

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Man jumps to death from Eiffel Tower


June 25th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) An English-speaking tourist died after leaping from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.The man climbed up the outside of the towere around 11.30 p.m. Sunday before jumping ... 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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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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Boy kills brother with neighbour’s gun in US


June 4th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy accidentally shot his 11-year-old brother in the head while the two were playing with a neighbour's gun in a wooded area in the ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses food, medicine in prison


June 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined food and medicine since being taken to a prison after a court sentenced him to life behind bars for ... Read more...

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Man held for spying near Ahmadinejad’s helicopter


May 29th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (IANS) A man has been arrested by Iranian security forces on suspicion of spying for an Arab state's intelligence agency, the Fars news agency reported."A person with ... 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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Munda: I am fine, will soon get back to work


May 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) A couple of days after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Saturday said he would soon get back to ... Read more...

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US woman aviation pioneer dies


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Pilot Evelyn Bryan Johnson, known as "Mama Bird", died in Morristown, Tennessee, a media report said Friday. She was 102.Johnson, who started flying in 1944, held ... Read more...

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Munda works from ICU, legislator discharged


May 11th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 11 (IANS) A day after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday resumed official work from his hospital bed, officials ... Read more...

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British chopper crashes at sea


May 10th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A British helicopter Thursday crashed into the North Sea off Scotland but all 16 people on board are safe, an officer said.Sky News quoted coast guard ... Read more...

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Pilot wisdom saved Munda and others


May 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) It was the wisdom of Captain B.K. Singh, piloting the helicopter which had to crash land after it developed a technical snag, that saved the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets kin of ferry disaster victims


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday cut short his Amethi visit to fly to Dhubri in Assam and express solidarity with the relatives of the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits drought-hit Maharashtra district


April 28th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived at Satara district Saturday morning for a visit to drought-hit areas there, an official said.Accompanied by Chief Minister Prithviraj ... Read more...

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Now Alba calmer, rational mother


April 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba believes she is more rational and calm as a mother with her younger daughter, Haven.The 30-year-old has two daughters - Honor, three, ... Read more...

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