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Iran to manufacture passenger planes


August 6th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran will manufacture passenger planes, as the country requires 600 such planes in about a decade, an Iranian official has said.According to President of Tehran's Amir ... Read more...

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India key ally in fight against terror: US congressman


August 1st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) Appreciating India's efforts at fighting terrorism and promoting peace in Afghanistan, US Senator Dana Rohrabacher Wednesday said India is America's key ally in ... Read more...

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Israel, Italy ink deal for military aircraft


July 20th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 20 (IANS) Israel and Italy Thursday signed a $750 million agreement to provide the Italian Air Force with two early warning aircraft.The contract includes ground control stations and ... Read more...

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Pilot dies in Czech plane crash


June 11th, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A training aircraft's pilot died and a passenger was seriously injured after the machine crashed in Czechia, according to Czech news agency CTK.The former military ... Read more...

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Refurbished aircraft carrier for India begins sea trials


June 8th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Severodvinsk (Russia), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A refurbished Soviet-era aircraft carrier that India has bought began sea trials early Friday in the White Sea.The Admiral Gorshkov, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, was ... Read more...

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Moscow ramps up security ahead of Putin inauguration


May 6th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police have stepped up security across Moscow ahead of the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin May 7.Security was also in place for the opposition March ... Read more...

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Iran strengthens national fleet with 25 planes


December 19th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 19 (IANS) Iran has enhanced its national fleet with 25 passenger planes since June and plans to purchase 20 more in future, the Tehran Times has reported.The country ... Read more...

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Italian military plane crashes in Dubai


November 18th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) An Italian military aircraft that participated in an airshow here crashed into the sea off Dubai Friday morning, but no casualties were reported.The accident occurred about ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia conclude military drill


October 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Army and the Royal Saudi Land Forces have concluded their three-week-long joint military exercise in the eastern part of the country, a media report ... Read more...

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British defence firm axes 3,000 jobs


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Britain-based defence firm BAE Systems will cut almost 3,000 jobs in the country, a media report said Tuesday.In a statement, BAE said the decision to cut ... Read more...

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‘No bitterness or hatred’, IAF man’s daughter to Pakistani pilot


August 11th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a profoundly humane gesture, the daughter of an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot has accepted an apology from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) ... Read more...

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Fall in US durable goods orders


July 28th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS/EFE) US firms saw a 2.1 percent decline last month in orders for durable goods such as aircraft, computers and heavy machinery, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.Orders ... Read more...

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South Korean military apologizes for shooting at Asiana passenger plane


June 20th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- South Korean military officials on Monday apologized after its troops mistakenly opened fire on a passenger plane on early Friday morning when they misidentified it for ... Read more...

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Malta rescues 76 migrants fleeing Libya, one dies


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
VALLETTA, MALTA (BNO NEWS) -- A man died on a boat that was rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta on Wednesday off the coast of the Mediterranean island, the Times of ... Read more...

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Spain blocks illegal sale of choppers to Iran


May 27th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 27 (IANs/EFE) Spain has thwarted the illegal sale of nine combat helicopters to Iran, arresting five Spanish businessmen and three Iranians, authorities said Thursday.There was also planned to illegally ... Read more...

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Large military plane crashes at California naval base, no fatalities


May 19th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by BNO News
POINT MUGU, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A large military aircraft crashed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in California on late Wednesday afternoon, officials said, but all crew members survived the accident.Base ... Read more...

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Former first lady Suzanne Mubarak detained for 15 days in Egypt


May 14th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- Former first lady Suzanne Mubarak on Friday was detained for 15 days to be questioned over the corruption charges on his husband, ousted president Hosni Mubarak.According to ... Read more...

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‘Voluptuous’ Gaddafi nurse seeks asylum in Norway


May 6th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian nurse described by a US embassy cable as a "voluptuous blonde" confidante of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has applied for political asylum in ... Read more...

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US, Indian defence militaries getting closer: Roemer


April 29th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Despite setbacks for US firms Lockheed-Martin and Boeing that were Wednesday eased out of India's shortlist for a $10.4-billion deal for 126 fighter jets, the ... Read more...

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NTSB launches investigation into incident involving Michelle Obama’s plane


April 21st, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday launched an investigation after an aircraft carrying First Lady Michelle Obama was forced to abort a landing attempt ... Read more...

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Britain receives its largest military aircraft


April 19th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Britain's largest military aircraft, which is nearly 60 metres long and has a wingspan of 60 metres, arrived in the country from Madrid to undergo intensive ... Read more...

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Boeing plans $300 mn investment in Indian defence industry


April 13th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has submitted a $300-million plan for investment in the Indian defence industry as "offsets" for the four additional P8I long-range maritime ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime brands UN resolution on no-fly zone in Libya as ‘invalid’


March 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 20 (ANI): Libyan government has said that it considers a UN resolution on a no-fly zone over the country as 'invalid' and demanded for an urgent meeting of the UN ... Read more...

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Spain not expecting a wave of migrants from Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gödöllö (Hungary), Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Spain's secretary-general for defence policy said here Friday that Madrid does not expect to receive a wave of migrants from Libya as a result of the popular ... Read more...

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Now, an ‘illusion cloak’ that shows you what’s not there!


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): There was the invisibility cloak and this time it's an illusion cloak - a device that can change an object's appearance.The technology could ultimately be used to hide ... Read more...

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Obama sets sights on India, China to revive US economy


February 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's budget aimed at rebuilding the country's economy, emerging "from the worst recession in generations", looks at India as "one of the ... Read more...

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India’s Tejas, light combat helicopter dazzle participants at Aero India


February 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas and light combat helicopter (LCH) dazzled participants at the Aero India 2011 on Wednesday with their breathtaking ... 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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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas handed to Air Force


January 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, was handed to the Air Force on Monday after ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas to join Air Force today


January 10th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, will join the Air Force on Monday for initial ... Read more...

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Amateur pilot strays into flypast in Britain


November 24th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) An amateur pilot in Britain misread air restriction timing and was left stunned when he found himself flying alongside a huge formation of 29 military aircraft at an ... Read more...

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Boeing to acquire airplane parts supplier Summit Aeronautics Group


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Monday announced that it has agreed to acquire the business and operations conducted by airplane parts supplier Summit Aeronautics Group.Summit Aeronautics Group, which is based ... Read more...

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US military plane engulfed by a ‘ball of birds’


November 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arkansas, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A great spectacle was created when a military aircraft was engulfed in a “ball” of birds. It was not immediately clear what led to the spectacle ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man uses Da Vinci Code to fleece Grammy winner (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) The secret cult Opus Dei in Dan Brown's epic novel "The Da Vinci Code" was invoked by an Indian-origin computer repairman in the US to defraud a ... Read more...

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Punjabi man perpetuates $20-million fraud on Grammy winner


November 10th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) A Punjabi computer repairman put the secret cult Opus Dei in Dan Brown's epic novel 'The Da Vinci Code' to great use to fleece a Latin Grammy-winning ... Read more...

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