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China knows how to tackle stealth aircraft


September 20th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) The Chinese military knows how to deal with enemy stealth aircraft, an official said.During the first "Military Camp Opening Day" activity held in the Wuhan Air ... Read more...

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Russia, South Africa discussing joint weapons development


September 18th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and South Africa are discussing the possibility of joint development of defence-related products, Russia's state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday."There is a great potential ... Read more...

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Boy killed in school bus crash


September 10th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A boy of eight years has been reported to have died after the bus that he was traveling in as he went to school was involved in ... Read more...

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Indian Navy choppers bid delayed, firm lodges protest


September 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's bid to buy 16 multi-role helicopters worth over $1 billion for its navy has been hit by delays after the defence ministry recently asked ... Read more...

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One guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) One foreign guerrilla has been killed in the ongoing gunfight between the security forces and the guerrillas in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said here."So far, a ... Read more...

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Nine IAF men killed as two choppers collide (Third Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, in one of ... Read more...

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Nine perish as two IAF choppers collide (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Eight killed as two IAF choppers collide (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) At least eight Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were killed Thursday when two helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an air force spokesperson said. ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition asks US to introduce no-fly zone


August 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition Syrian Support Group has called on the US to immediately establish a no-fly zone over Syria.The group, which represents the rebel Free Syrian ... Read more...

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Russia to make Mi-171 helicopters for China


August 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build Mi-171E multipurpose helicopters under a contract with China, an official said Tuesday.Moscow and Beijing signed a contract in July on the delivery ... Read more...

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18 shot at in South Africa platinum mine conflict


August 17th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) At least 18 people were shot and feared dead or injured in a conflict at a platinum mine in South Africa, media reports said.The shooting took ... Read more...

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90 killed in Iran quake


August 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 90 people were killed after an earthquake hit northwestern Iran Saturday, the Fars news agency reported.Two powerful tremors measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force to get 180 new aircraft


August 11th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive 180 brand new planes and helicopters by the end of the year, a military official said.Air Force Commander in ... 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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Deploy choppers to rescue people in Uttarakhand: PM


August 7th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday directed the defence ministry to deploy helicopters to rescue people stranded in remote areas of Uttarakhand following flash floods ... Read more...

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Swaraj asks Shinde to evacuate pilgrims from Uttarakhand


August 7th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday urged Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to take emergency measures to evacuate pilgrims stranded in Uttrakashi following flash floods in Uttarakhand.Swaraj ... Read more...

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Four foreigners kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria


August 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Aug 4 (IANS) Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were Saturday taken hostage by suspected ... Read more...

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Russia’s Siberia region hit by wildfires


July 30th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forest fires continue to rage in Russia's Siberia region on a total area of over 230 square km, with the worst of the blazes concentrated ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... 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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PM, Sonia arrive in Guwahati, leave for Kokrajhar


July 28th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday arrived at an airport here and immediately left for Assam's restive district of Kokrajhar to ... Read more...

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Ammo train explodes, sets off Siberia wildfire


July 26th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A series of explosions on a military train, carrying ammunition, triggered a wildfire in central Siberia Wednesday.The incident occurred when a train car carrying scrapped ... Read more...

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Air links for smaller cities, towns on anvil: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Smaller cities and towns across India, including in the northeast region would have air connectivity and new airports, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday."A new ... Read more...

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Russian airline orders 20 Airbus planes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Farnborough (Britain), July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's fourth-largest airline UTair has signed an order contract for 20 Airbus A321 airliners.The deal was signed at the Farnborough Air Show in Britain ... Read more...

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Over five million pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi till June


July 4th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Over five million pilgrims from across the country paid visit to the famous Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu in the first six months ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts return to Earth


June 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Three astronauts who completed China's first manned space docking safely returned to Earth Friday morning.The return capsule of Shenzhou-9 spacecraft touched down in north China's Inner ... Read more...

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Russia denies supplying gunships to Syria


June 25th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian ship -- MV Alaed -- carried overhauled disassembled helicopters to Syria and not new gunships as was claimed by western media, according to ... Read more...

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Radha Vinod Raju: a rare security expert, fine professional (Tribute)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
He was a devout Hindu who always kept a Bhagawat Gita by his side. He was secular to the core. He was a thorough professional, never showed bias, treated everyone fairly, ... Read more...

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Floods hit west Wales in Britain, 50 rescued


June 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Dozens of people have been rescued in Britain after flood waters inundated several areas in the country.About 50 holidaymakers were rescued from a flooded riverside caravan ... 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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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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Sanjay Gupta finds it hard to shoot in Mumbai


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta has dropped his plans to build a film studio near Mumbai. Instead, he feels Gujarat has better prospects for locations to use in ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans to connect Delhi with Vrindavan and Mathura


May 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) is planning to connect Vrindavan and Mathura with New Delhi considering the high potential of religious tourism of the ... 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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Heavy rush of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi shrine


May 15th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) With about 35,000 devotees each day in this holiday season, authorities have been forced to regulate entry to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine near Jammu.According to ... Read more...

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