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Army team trekking to wreckage site in Arunachal: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) An army team in Arunachal Pradesh was trekking its way to the site of the wreckage of a helicopter believed to be that of ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s helicopter crash site located: Chidambaram


May 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The wreckage of the chopper carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has been found and some bodies sighted, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Five bodies, wreckage of Dorjee Khandu’s chopper found (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Five mutilated bodies and the wreckage of the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu were found Wednesday near the Jang waterfalls in Tawang district, ... Read more...

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Wreckage of Arunachal chief minister’s chopper found (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) The wreckage of the chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others was found in Lobotang area of the state's Tawang district Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister enters fifth day


May 4th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Six Indian Air Force helicopters Wednesday began an aerial survey along the dizzy heights of Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh even as the search by ... Read more...

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Rescue teams fail to trace missing chopper, announces minister (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) Amid palpable anger and anguish amongst people, authorities Tuesday announced that rescue teams had been unable to trace the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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Concrete details of missing chopper by evening: Mukul Wasnik (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) Rescue teams would be able to provide concrete information on the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu by 4 p.m. Tuesday, union Minister ... Read more...

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With ISRO lead, rescuers search for missing chopper


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) More than 100 rescue workers early Tuesday began an arduous trek along a rugged mountainous terrain in Arunachal Pradesh to look for the missing helicopter ... Read more...

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All efforts on to locate Khandu’s chopper: Congress


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Congress party Monday said all efforts were being made to locate the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, which has been ... Read more...

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ISRO images throw up clues to missing chopper (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) The first possible clues to the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu emerged with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Monday claiming ... Read more...

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Sukhois detected an aircraft-like something in Bhutan: IAF


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday said images taken by two Sukhoi aircraft have detected "an aircraft-like something" in an area in Bhutan, giving out ... Read more...

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ITBP rules out Khandu chopper crossing border


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Monday ruled out the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu having strayed into Chinese territory."It is unlikely that anything ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying Arunachal chief minister still missing (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) The helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, reported missing since Saturday, remained untraced for the third straight day Monday even as authorities zeroed ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister narrows down (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) Indian authorities Monday zeroed in on three probable locations to track down the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu that went missing two ... Read more...

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Search continues for missing Arunachal CM along Indo-Bhutan border


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 2 (ANI): Braving inclement weather, security forces early Monday morning resumed a massive search operation along the Indo-Bhutan border in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Aerial search resumes for Arunachal CM’s missing chopper


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) Braving inclement weather, two Mi-17 helicopters early Monday launched a massive search and rescue mission to trace the chopper carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu still missing


May 1st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): The Pawan Hans Helicopter flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu is still missing.The helicopter that took off from Tawang at 9.50 a.m. ... Read more...

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Chopper with Arunachal chief minister still untraced


May 1st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) The helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu remained untraced for the second day Sunday even as search operations on the ground by army ... Read more...

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Eyewitnesses in Bhutan say they saw chopper trying to land


May 1st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar/Guwahati, May 1 (ANI): Official sources in the Arunachal Pradesh Government have said they are attempting to get in touch with some witnesses in Bhutan who have claimed seeing a chopper ... Read more...

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Government to make official statement on missing chopper


May 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V. Narayanasamy Sunday said a formal statement with authenticated information on the missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Sukhoi aircraft join search operations


May 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Two Sukhoi-30 aircraft have completed aerial mapping over Arunachal Pradesh to get clues about the missing helicopter with Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, a Congress leader said ... Read more...

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Two Sukhoi jets, 30 other aircraft searching for missing Arunachal CM


May 1st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Itanagar/Bareilly, May 1 (ANI): Two Sukhoi aircraft and about 30 other Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft have been deployed to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.The Sukhoi ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s family prays for his safe return


May 1st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's family - his four wives and five children - are passing through agonizing moments and praying for his safe return ... Read more...

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ISRO deploys satellites to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh CM


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has deployed two satellites to search for the missing chopper of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.ISRO sources said that they ... Read more...

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Over 1000 villagers search for missing Arunachal CM


May 1st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): Over one thousand villagers living along the Arunachal Pradesh-Bhutan border fanned out early on Sunday morning in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Chopper crashes, crew killed in bid to rescue Japanese climber (Second Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) An aerial search and rescue operation for two Japanese climbers stranded on a high Himalayan range in northeastern Nepal ended in tragedy Sunday with the helicopter ... Read more...

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Chopper searching for Japanese climber crashes in Nepal (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) An aerial search and rescue operation for two Japanese climbers stranded on a Himalayan range in northeastern Nepal ended bleakly Sunday with the helicopter looking for ... Read more...

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Helicopter carrying six Israeli service members crashes in central Romania


July 26th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military helicopter belonging to the Israeli Army crashed on Monday afternoon in central Romania, local media reported. At least six Israeli soldiers and one Romanian soldier ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh plunges into gloom


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh plunged into gloom Thursday as it became known that Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy had died in a helicopter crash in the dense Nallamalla forests. People cried ... Read more...

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Choppers can’t land so troops being dropped at crash site


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is trying to para-drop troops on the hill where the missing helicopter carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy and four others ... Read more...

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YSR’s helicopter traced


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The missing helicopter carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy has been traced in Nallamalla forests in Kurnool district Thursday morning, a defence official said. "We have located ... Read more...

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Tribals join search operations for missing YSR chopper


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) It is not just state-of-the-art technology that is being deployed to trace the missing helicopter carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, the authorities are also ... Read more...

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Andhra CM’s fate uncertain after chopper goes missing (Night Lead)


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's fate appeared uncertain Wednesday night as the air force called off its aerial search for his helicopter that went missing ... Read more...

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IAF fighter joins search for YSR’s missing chopper


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday evening pressed into service a frontline Sukhoi SU-30MKI combat jet that has night vision capabilities to locate the missing helicopter carrying ... Read more...

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Moily, Prithviraj Chavan to leave for Hyderabad


September 2nd, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily and Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan are leaving Hyderabad to monitor the operation to locate the ... Read more...

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