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Shanghai to redevelop its first airport


May 10th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 10 (IANS) Shanghai will rebuild its first airport and turn it into a heliport that will be used by over 4,000 helicopters annually by 2020, a media report ... Read more...

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Rs.11 crore unpaid by VIPS for flying in IAF planes


May 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) VIPs travelled by IAF planes and helicopters on 1,888 occasions over three years since April 2009, raking up a Rs.28.83 crore bill, of which Rs.11 ... Read more...

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‘Chinese chopper violated Indian air space’


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Admitting to violation of Indian airspace by Chinese helicopters in March this year, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said these incidents were taken up with ... Read more...

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Surface-to-air missiles to be mounted atop London building


April 29th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Surface-to-air missiles may be mounted atop at least one block of flats in London during the upcoming Olympics, a media report said Sunday.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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No silver bullet to destroy Al Qaeda: Panetta


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Even though America was now safer following the death of Osama bin Laden, there was no proverbial "silver bullet" to destroy the Al Qaeda terror network, ... Read more...

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130 injured in Netherlands train collision (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 22 (IANS) Around 130 people were injured when two passenger trains collided Saturday near the Netherlands' capital city Amsterdam, Xinhua reported.The accident took place around 6.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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Afghan engineers training in Russia: NATO


April 20th, 2012 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Brussles, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan engineers who will maintain helicopters for the country's armed forces are currently undergoing training in Russia, NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.The ... Read more...

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Four Russian warships set to leave for China


April 15th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Russian warships from the Pacific Fleet, as well as support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, will leave the country's Vladivostok city Sunday for ... Read more...

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US offers help in Pakistan avalanche rescue


April 9th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The US has offered help to Pakistan in searching 135 soldiers and civilians buried under snow following an avalanche in the country's Siachen region.The avalanche hit ... Read more...

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Pakistan avalanche buries 135 people


April 8th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) At least 124 Pakistani soldiers and 11 civilians were buried under snow early Saturday when a massive avalanche hit their camp in the country's Siachen region.The ... Read more...

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Karl Lagerfeld to design helicopters?


April 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Karl Lagerfeld, fashion designer and creative director of Chanel, is reportedly set to design luxury helicopters.The German fashion designer, known for his creativity in brands like ... Read more...

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Russia, China to conduct military drill


April 4th, 2012 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Russian warships, as well as support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, will team up with Chinese naval forces in a joint exercise in ... Read more...

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16 die in Russian plane crash


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed and 12 injured in a plane crash near a city in Siberia, authorities said.An ATR-72 plane bound from Tyumen to Surgut crashed ... Read more...

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China, India, Japan cooperate in naval escorts


April 1st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) China, India and Japan are cooperating while providing international naval escort, a Chinese defence ministry spokesman has said.China announced its escort schedule in time and India ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban warns MPs against NATO supply restoration


March 26th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Taliban Sunday warned members of parliament against restoration of the supply line for NATO troops in Afghanistan and said they would target MPs ... Read more...

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US FH1100 helicopter to be made in China


March 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) The US will transfer all industrial properties and patented technologies of the FH1100 helicopter series to China.An agreement to this effect was signed by the US-China ... Read more...

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Indian Rotocraft starts building chopper production centre in Hyderabad


March 15th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Indian Rotorcraft, a joint venture of Tata Sons and AugustaWestland, has started work on a helicopter production facility here to assemble, customise and flight test new ... Read more...

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22 children killed in Switzerland bus accident (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 14 (IANS) A bus accident in Switzerland left 22 children and six adults dead, police said Wednesday.All 28 are Belgian tourists. The bus accident occurred in southwest Switzerland ... Read more...

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Eurocopter’s 2011 market share at 65 percent


March 13th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) Helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter Tuesday reported that it had gained a market share of 65 percent in the first year of its Indian operations in 2011.The ... Read more...

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Ship runs aground off Italy


March 11th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 11 (IANS) A cargo ship ran aground Saturday off the coast of Sicily in Italy, and 19 crew members on board were rescued, the authorities said.The Italian vessel ... Read more...

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Two Italians held in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Two Italian nationals were Saturday detained for taking photographs of sensitive places in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi, police said.Apollo Nacolia and Sermon Fabreco work ... Read more...

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IAF rescues 61 people in Ladakh region


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 61 people trapped in a partially frozen river in the cold desert Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Friday.Amir ... Read more...

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Kim Dotcom to appeal against judge’s decision


February 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Dotcom, the embattled founder of Megaupload, is confident that all the charges against him will be dropped after the trial. The self-confessed former hacker was speaking ... Read more...

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India scrambles after Italy probes VVIP chopper deal


February 24th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) As Italy widens its anti-graft investigations to include the $800-million deal India signed with AgustaWestland for VVIP helicopters, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday asked officials ... Read more...

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‘China, India, Japan to cooperate on naval escorts’


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) The defence ministry said Thursday that China, India and Japan will step up their coordination and cooperation on international anti-piracy naval escorts."The integrated escort schedule will ... Read more...

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Eight drown as Chinese cargo ship sinks


February 18th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) At least eight crewmembers of a Chinese cargo ship drowned Saturday when their vessel sank off the country's southeastern coast.By noon, one person was saved, eight ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force ramps up chopper fleet


February 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force Friday inducted the most-modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest buy from Russia, to ramp up the ferrying of troops and supplies to ... Read more...

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India to induct latest Russian military chopper


February 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest acquisition from Russia, into its air force, which will use them to carry troops and ... Read more...

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Big Chinese chopper passes cold weather flight test


February 13th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China's first independently-developed large civil helicopter has passed a cold weather flight test, said China Aviation Industrial Helicopter Co. Monday.The flight testing period for the 13-tonne ... Read more...

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NATO supplies continue via Pakistan air space: US


February 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter Thursday that the supplies to NATO-led forces in Afghanistan are being airlifted through Pakistani air space, Xinhua reported.Pakistan closed NATO ... Read more...

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Russian helicopter maker sets up China plant


February 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) Russian helicopter maker Rostvertol has partnered with a Chinese firm to set up a plant in northern China, authorities said.The plant will be capable of manufacturing ... Read more...

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246 survive Papua New Guinea ferry accident


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) A total of 246 people have been rescued after a ferry accident off the coast of Papua New Guinea, authorities here said Friday. The vessel was ... Read more...

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10 soldiers, 40 militants killed in Pakistan clash


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) At least 40 militants and 10 soldiers were killed in a clash Tuesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.As many as 32 other ... Read more...

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Aerial surveillance for Pakistani capital


January 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Temporary aerial surveillance has been ordered over the already heavily-protected Pakistani capital in view of fresh terror threats, the police said Tuesday.The aerial surveillance by helicopters, ... Read more...

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Choppers bring EVMs from remote districts to Imphal


January 29th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 29 (IANS) Election officials in in Manipur on Sunday used helicopters to collect electronic voting machines (EVMs) from 63 polling booths in the remote Ukhrul and Chandel districts ... Read more...

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