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Faulty boilers caused Indian aircraft carrier’s trial snags (Lead)

September 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of an Indian Navy aircraft carrier refitted at a Russian shipyard were unsuccessful due to design failures in the vessel's boilers, a former ... Read more...

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Indian aircraft carrier’s sea trials postponed

May 24th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, which is being overhauled for the Indian navy in Russia, have been postponed until beginning of ... Read more...

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US, India sign aviation safety pact

November 17th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Thursday announced the completion of a pact between the US and India that will allow for the reciprocal certification of ... Read more...

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Pakistan scrambled jet to intercept Indian chopper

October 24th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan had scrambled a fighter jet after an Indian helicopter flew into its territory and the chopper was warned that it would be fired at if ... Read more...

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India starts evacuating citizens from Libya

February 26th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India has begun evacuating its citizens early Saturday from violence-stricken Libya by sending two Air India planes to the north African country's capital Tripoli."Two planes, one from ... Read more...

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Situation in Libya very grave: S.M. Krishna

February 26th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait, Feb 25 (IANS) Describing the situation in Libya as "very grave", External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said India was closely watching the developments in the region hit by ... Read more...

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Expat commanders on Indian flights matter of concern: BJP (Lead)

May 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it would wait for the probe report into the Mangalore air crash before making a comment but added that ... Read more...

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US envoy condoles Begumpet naval aircraft crash

March 3rd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar. 3 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer has condoled the crash of an Indian aircraft during an air show in Begumpet near Hyderabad."What began as such a promising ... Read more...

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`Bangladesh unwitting but easy host to terror groups’

March 2nd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) The arrest of five Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists, including one from Pakistan, last week shows that "the foreign operative was using Bangladesh as a base to conduct terrorist operation ... Read more...

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Indian aircraft repair firm buys European peer

February 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Maintenance, repair and overhauling firm Air Works Thursday said it has acquired an 85 percent stake in Europe's leading aircraft refurbishing firm, Air Livery UK Plc. "The acquisition ... Read more...

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Indian intelligence puts Britain on high alert

January 24th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Britain's anti-terrorism agency was on high alert Sunday after India shared its intelligence information about a suspected terror plot to hijack an Indian plane and crash it ... Read more...

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Indian warning behind new UK terror alert

January 24th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 24 (ANI): A warning sounded by New Delhi that Al Qaeda terrorists may be planning to hijack an Indian passenger jet and crash it into an UK city prompted British ... Read more...

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LeT para-gliders may target India, security on alert (Intro Roundup)

January 22nd, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan-based Islamist militants were planning major strikes in India after acquiring para-gliding equipments, and were also plotting to target an Indian flight, especially one bound for or ... Read more...

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India shelves proposal to set up airbase in Mongolia?

September 18th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) An Indian proposal to have an airbase in Mongolia to increase its strategic outreach in the Central Asian region appears to have been shelved, an ... Read more...

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Repeal amendment 17 to enable Pak to meet meet external challenges : Iqbal

December 19th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
The dichotomy in managing the affairs of the country is reflected in the wake of the tragic Mumbai attacks and it is obvious from the fiasco created by the statements of ... Read more...

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Pakistan to get Chinese airborne surveillance system

December 18th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (DPA) Pakistan has reached agreement with China to buy modern Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) planes for extended surveillance of its airspace, a media report said Thursday.Under the ... Read more...

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India rejects Pakistan’s airspace breach charge (Second Lead - changing dateline)

December 18th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) India Thursday repudiated a formal diplomatic note by Pakistan alleging air space violations by Indian fighter jets and said it will respond to the note formally soon. ... Read more...

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Pakistan lodges protest against Indian jets’ air space violation

December 18th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (Xinhua) After describing it a "technical mistake", Pakistan Thursday formally lodged its complaint over the alleged airspace violation last week by two Indian Air Force fighter jets.The Indian deputy ... Read more...

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India steps up pressure on Pakistan to deliver on assurances (Roundup)

December 16th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) In a sign of growing impatience with “assurances" from Islamabad, India Tuesday asked Pakistan to fulfill its anti-terror pledge by dismantling the infrastructure of terrorism and renewed ... Read more...

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US believes India prepared for strike on Pakistan: CNN

December 15th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The US believes that the Indian Air Force began preliminary preparations for a possible attack against Pakistan in the immediate aftermath of the Mumbai terror attack, CNN has ... Read more...

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Pak Air Force says it turned back Indian jets flying over Kashmir, Lahore

December 14th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman said on Saturday that Indian Air Force jets had violated Pakistani airspace in the Kashmir and Lahore sectors, but were turned back ... Read more...

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India rubbishes Pakistani allegations of air space violation (Second Lead, Changing dateline)

December 14th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Indian airforce officials Sunday morning rubbished reports that its fighter jets had violated Pakistan's air space and said they had received no complaint from the Pakistani side.Responding ... Read more...

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Nepal assures security of Indian aircraft

November 1st, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Nepal Saturday assured the security of Indian aircraft in its territory and extended cooperation to combat terrorism and exchange intelligence information during a two-day dialogue that concluded ... Read more...

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New aviation pact ends legal uncertainty on 26 pending India-EU deals

September 29th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Marseilles (France), Sept.29 (ANI): The Horizontal Civil Aviation Agreement signed between India and the European Union on Sunday evening, finally ends nearly six years of legal uncertainty on bilateral deals on ... Read more...

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Myanmar ready to accept international aid: India

May 12th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India Monday requested Myanmar to accept international aid and reiterated its continuing assistance to the cyclone-hit country in the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts. The military-ruled country, ... Read more...

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Pilots threaten defamation suit against Kerala MP

April 10th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) Thursday threatened to file a defamation suit against Kerala parliamentarian P.V. Abdul Wahab for calling a pilot a "glorified driver". President ... Read more...

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