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First Tata-made Sikorsky S-92 helicopter airframe flies (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The first Sikorsky S-92 - a large, twin-engine helicopter that can be used for both civil and military purposes - with a Made-in-India airframe is now ... Read more...

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Two Ugandan military helicopters crash-land in Kenya


August 13th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- Two Ugandan military helicopters crash-landed in Kenya on Sunday, officials said on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. A third Ugandan helicopter made an ... Read more...

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Seven US Marines killed in helicopter collision


February 24th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Seven US Marines were killed in a mid-air collision of two US military helicopters in southern Arizona, CNN reported Thursday.The crash took place during routine training ... Read more...

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Someone in Pakistan knew about bin Laden’s hideout: Panetta


January 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said he still believes someone in authority in Pakistan knew where Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was hiding before the ... Read more...

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India admits to unpleasant ’situations’ along China border


November 30th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India Wednesday admitted its border row with China had led to "situations" on the ground that could have been avoided if both countries had a ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces hunt for militants after intelligence men killed


November 13th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani security forces Sunday launched a major hunt for militants behind the killing of five intelligence officials in the eastern Punjab province, reported local ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase its best combat aircraft in Dubai


November 12th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will showcase its most advanced combat aircraft and air defence systems at a major airshow in Dubai that starts Sunday, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport ... Read more...

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Pakistani military intelligence chief appears before Osama panel


October 12th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A Pakistani commission, investigating the US sneak raid to kill Osama bin Laden in the northwestern city of Abbottabad near Islamabad on May 2, Wednesday questioned ... Read more...

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Pakistani who helped CIA track down Osama faces treason charges


October 7th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A Pakistani panel, investigating the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbotabad May 2, Thursday suggested registration of treason charges against a doctor who ... Read more...

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Indian Navy looking for latest choppers


October 1st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Navy is actively looking out for military helicopters which can succeed its present fleet of Seaking and Kamov helicopters, a senior naval officer said ... Read more...

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US mobilises 6,500 troops for hurricane relief


August 28th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Some 6,500 US troops are being mobilised to conduct disaster relief and rescue missions in the country's east coast endangered by hurricane Irene, Xinhua reported.Defence Secretary ... Read more...

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When a British diplomat had a scare in Yemen


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) A British diplomat had a few scary moments in Yemen when he found himself trapped in an embassy building which was besieged by armed protesters.John Wilkes ... Read more...

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Antony postpones visit to Saudi Arabia, Qatar


May 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony's three-day visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar to explore areas for expanding bilateral military cooperation has been postponed in view of ... Read more...

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Deep shame over Osama’s killing in Pakistan, says daily


May 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The fact that Osama bin Laden was living right under the "military's nose" added to the way in which he was killed were matters of deep ... Read more...

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Japan struggles to prevent n-meltdown, 20 people irradiated (Roundup)


March 18th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japan scrambled to prevent a nuclear meltdown as military vehicles late Thursday started to pour water on the over-heating Fukushima plant that was severely damaged in ... Read more...

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Helicopters dump water to cool Japan n-plant (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japanese military helicopters Thursday dumped tonnes of water over the stricken Fukushima plant to prevent a nuclear meltdown, as the toll in the March 11 devastating ... Read more...

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Tunisia Revolution: Security forces move to protect nation from Islamic zealots


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Tunis (Tunisia), Feb.21 (ANI): With authoritarian rule coming to an end in Tunisia, the interim government is faced with a delicate situation in deciding the role of Islam in the nation's politics.Last ... Read more...

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Saab plans venture with HAL for weapons suite production


February 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Swedish defence firm Saab Wednesday said it was planning to set up a joint venture with Indian defence public sector undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to manufacture electronic ... Read more...

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Patnaik seeks funds, helicopters to fight Maoists


February 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday sought two helicopters and additional funds to tackle left wing extremism in the state.Participating in the conference of chief ministers on ... Read more...

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Ten militants killed, five injured in military strikes in Pak’s Orakzai region


November 7th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kalaya, Oct 7 (ANI): Ten militants were killed and five others injured when helicopter gunships pounded their hideouts in various areas of Lower Orakzai tribal region in Pakistan on Saturday.According to official ... Read more...

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CIA steps up drone attacks in Pakistan


September 28th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): The Obama administration has enthusiastically embraced the CIA's drone program, an ambitious and historically unusual war campaign by American spies, which has launched nearly four times as ... Read more...

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Flood-hit Pakistan gets two more US Marine choppers


September 8th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept.8 (ANI): Flood hit Pakistan has received two more US Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters to ferry relief and rehabilitation supplies to victims of the calamity.According to a Daily Times ... Read more...

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Pak gets two more US army choppers for flood relief operations


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 2 (ANI): Pakistan has received two US army UH-60 BlackHawk helicopters. The choppers were delivered by the US Army's 16th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) as initial elements. The unit ... Read more...

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US to send additional 18 helicopters for Pak flood relief


August 29th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): The United States would be sending 18 more helicopters for relief and evacuation work in flood-hit Pakistan, the Pentagon has said.The US Department of Defence said the ... Read more...

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Two U.S. Navy helicopters arrive in Pakistan to provide aid to flood relief efforts


August 15th, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) – Two U.S. Navy MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopters arrived in Pakistan on Saturday as part of the continued U.S. humanitarian operation in the country to support flood relief efforts ... Read more...

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Pakistan floods affect more people than 2004 tsunami: UN


August 9th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (DPA) A UN official said Monday that the Pakistani floods have affected more people than the Indian Ocean tsunami did in 2004. "In terms of people affected, this flood is ... Read more...

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Choppers grounded as Pakistani flood victims face food shortages


August 9th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (DPA) Efforts to airlift aid to flood victims in northwestern Pakistan had to be halted due to bad weather Monday as tens of thousands of refugees faced food ... Read more...

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Three mn affected by Pakistan’s worst floods: UNICEF


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (DPA) Floods have affected more than 3 million people in north-western Pakistan and the possible outbreak of water-borne diseases among the survivors was a major source of concern, the ... Read more...

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Two Pak soldiers, 40 militants killed in FATA


June 10th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.10 (ANI): At least forty extremists and two security officials were reportedly killed in skirmishes between extremists and Pakistan security forces in various areas of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas' ... Read more...

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Government to discuss use of air power against Maoists: Antony


May 20th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday said the government will thoroughly discuss the use of air power for fighting Maoists, and added that the decision would ... Read more...

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Naxals are terrorists, says Raman Singh


May 19th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said Maoist insurgency is the worst form of terrorism in India. He was critical of those who showed sympathy ... Read more...

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Saudi forces free German girls kidnapped in Yemen


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 18 (DPA) Two German girls who were part of a group kidnapped in Yemen last year have been transferred to the Saudi authorities, a spokesperson for the Saudi interior ministry ... Read more...

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20 killed in flash floods in western Afghanistan


May 5th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 5 (DPA) Afghan aid agencies and NATO troops Wednesday rushed relief supplies to western Afghanistan, where flash floods triggered by torrential rains have killed at least 20 people, officials said. The ... Read more...

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30 militants killed in Pakistan military operation


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least 30 militants were killed and 10 injured Sunday when Pakistani military helicopters pounded terrorist hidehouts in the country's north west. The operation was carried out to ... Read more...

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25 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad blasts


April 4th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 4 (DPA) At least 25 people were killed and 50 injured as three loud explosions shook Baghdad Sunday morning, al-Arabiya TV reported. The Dubai-based al-Arabiya satellite news network added that one ... Read more...

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