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Myanmar government allows opening of 20 private schools


September 10th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 10 (IANS) The Myanmar government has approved opening of 20 private schools following the enactment of the Private School Law since last year-end, Xinhua reported.According to The ... Read more...

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MiG-29 crashes in Siberia


September 7th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Air Force MiG-29 fighter crashed Thursday near Chita in Siberia region, killing the pilot, the defence ministry said.The plane crashed near Domna airport, ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot to join Territorial Army


September 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress leader and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot is set to be commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an officer ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

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10 injured as plane makes emergency landing in Lahore


August 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Cops pilot scalded Chinese boy to hospital


August 28th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 28 (IANS) A police car escorted a taxi carrying a two-year-old who was scalded by boiling water, slicing through rush-hour traffic and covering a 40 km distance to ... Read more...

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Russian chopper sets altitude record


August 27th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 27 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) A Russian helicopter set a new world altitude record Monday, the final day of the 14th FAI World Helicopter Championships near Moscow, rotorcraft maker Russian ... Read more...

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One dead as small plane crashes in China lake


August 19th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The pilot of a small aircraft died and and two people were injured when their plane crashed into a lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region.The ... Read more...

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Passenger attacks pilot over delayed flight


August 15th, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 15 (IANS/AKI) An Italian passenger at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport reportedly punched the pilot of his plane to Greece after the flight was delayed for more than ... Read more...

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Syrian rebels shoot down MiG


August 14th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian rebels have claimed they had shot down a government MiG-23 fighter jet in the east of the country.Rebels from the Free Syrian Army operating ... Read more...

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Mi-2 chopper crashes in Russia, pilot killed


August 11th, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Mil Mi-2 Hoplite helicopter crashed in Russia's southern Rostov region, killing the pilot.A regional security services official said the helicopter crashed Friday in Proletarsky ... Read more...

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Survivor’s video shows horrific plane crash


August 10th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Idaho, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plane crash that took place on June 30 was brutal in a way that surviving was as a result of luck. However, there were four survivors ... Read more...

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JetBlue Airways pilot suffers psychotic episode in prison


August 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clayton Osbon, a JetBlue Airways pilot was taken to the court after he was accused of disrupting a flight from New York to Las Vegas which ... Read more...

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Family rescued after five days in Siberian woods


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A family of three was rescued from a forest in Russia's Siberian region of Tomsk, currently plagued by wildfires, after they laid out the word ... Read more...

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Cross-channel swimmer dies on maiden attempt


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A 45-year-old swimmer had just one kilometre left to go when he died while attempting the 21-mile-long crossing of the English Channel for the first time ... Read more...

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US F-16 fighter crashes off Japan


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) A US F-16 fighter jet crashed into the sea Sunday off Japan's northern Hokkaido prefecture but the pilot ejected safely, Xinhua reported.The pilot was later ... Read more...

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Special plane with stranded passengers reaches Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A special plane sent by India to ferry the 122 passengers and six crew members of the Air India Abu Dhabi-New Delhi flight, which made ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: India in touch with mission in Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is in touch with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad over an emergency landing by an Air India flight in Pakistan ... Read more...

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China to use chicken army to fight locusts


July 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) An "army of chickens" will be employed by the administration of a Chinese province to fight locusts in its pastureland.Gansu province in northwest China will send ... Read more...

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Militants shoot down helicopter in Libya


July 7th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants in Libya's largest city of Benghazi shot down a police helicopter Friday, killing one person in the incident, Xinhua reported early Saturday.The police ... Read more...

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Drug-laden plane crashes in Honduras


July 4th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 4 (IANS) A small plane carrying 600 kg of cocaine crashed in Honduras Tuesday, police said.The pilot was killed and his copilot was injured when the aircraft crashed ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in South African jet crash


July 1st, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 1 (IANS) A pilot was killed after a jet plane crashed at an air show in South Africa, Xinhua reported.The pilot lost control over the jet -- a ... Read more...

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Airline flies man to Sweden instead of France


June 30th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A professional surfer who thought he was on a plane to France was shocked when he discovered he was about to touch down in Sweden after ... Read more...

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World War II plane found in Russian lake


June 21st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II-era Soviet fighter-bomber has been recovered from under 17 metres of water in a lake in northern Russia, the military said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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AI Bhubaneswar flight makes precautionary landing in Kolkata


June 18th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Suspecting a technical snag, an Air India flight from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar with 115 passengers on board made a precautionary landing at the NSC Bose ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in Belarus


June 13th, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Soviet-era Su-25 fighter jet crashed in Belarus, killing the pilot, the country's defence ministry said.The pilot, Nikolai Gridnyov, lost control of the jet when ... 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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Woodland forays into kids segment


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) After catering to men and women, footwear and apparel brand Woodland has ventured into a product line for kids."Kids segment is one of the fastest ... Read more...

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A proposal, a shock and a ballooning story


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) He proposed to her during a ride in a hot air balloon, and she accepted. But the couple soon nearly lost their lives when the balloon ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

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3-year-old kicked off from flight for refusing to wear his seatbelt


May 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Yanchuck was kicked off from a Alaska Airlines plane as he refused to wear his seatbelt. He was traveling with his father and both of them ... Read more...

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Railways suspend seven for train tragedy


May 27th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The railways have suspended seven officials, including two drivers, for the Hubli-Bangalore Hampi Express accident that killed 25 people in Andhra Pradesh.The May 22 accident ... Read more...

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‘Domestic IT market grew to Rs.918 billion in 2011-12′


May 18th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The domestic Information Technology (IT) market has grown 16.7 percent to Rs.918 billion during 2011-2012, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot said ... Read more...

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The lunch date with parents that was never to be


May 15th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Prabhu Sharan Pathak, the pilot captaining the aircraft that crashed into a Nepal cliff Monday, had promised his parents he would meet them for lunch. But ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force crashed near Karachi Friday but the pilot managed to eject safely, a media report said.The France-made Mirage 5 ... Read more...

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