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10 die in Russian plane crash


September 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed Wednesday when their plane crashed in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, officials said.The twin-engine Antonov An-28 was carrying 12 passengers and two ... Read more...

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Syrian MiG fighter pilot defects to Jordan


June 21st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Syrian Air Force MiG-21 fighter pilot Thursday flew his aircraft to Jordan and asked the government for political asylum, a Jordanian minister said."The jet ... Read more...

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Russian plane with 44 missing in Indonesia (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 9 (IANS) A Russian Sukhoi Superjet-100 on a demonstration flight over Indonesia with 44 people, including Russian diplomats, went missing Wednesday, officials said.The plane with eight Russians and ... Read more...

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Russia’s Mars spacecraft to fall back to Earth


January 14th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Russia's failed Phobos-Grunt Mars probe spacecraft will likely plunge back to Earth between Jan 15 and Jan 16, reports Xinhua.The 14-tonne spacecraft that carries 11 tonnes ... Read more...

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British police using ‘ghost trains’ to catch thieves


November 28th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) To catch the surging number of scrap metal thieves red-handed, undercover British policemen have now started travelling at night by special locomotives, dubbed "ghost trains".The locomotives ... Read more...

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Today is the 36th anniversary of the sinking of the ore carrier ‘Edmund Fitzgerald’


November 10th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thursday marked the 36th anniversary of the sinking of the ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald. The massive ore carrier sank after it encountered a massive storm on the ... Read more...

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IAF to transfer remains of Khandu Thursday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday said helicopter sorties are planned Thursday morning to transfer the remains of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Dorjee Khandu and others killed ... Read more...

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Crash site found, Khandu body identified (Afternoon Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Family members Wednesday reached the site of the helicopter crash and identified the body of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu but the other four bodies ... Read more...

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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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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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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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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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Chopper with Arunachal chief minister missing (Second Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu with authorities in Bhutan denying earlier official claims that it had landed ... Read more...

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Chopper with Arunachal chief minister still missing (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) A helicopter with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu on board is still untraceable hours after it took off from Tawang Saturday morning, officials ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s chopper lands safely in Bhutan (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others made a precautionary landing in Bhutan Saturday after it lost radio contact for close ... Read more...

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Four army officers dead in Sikkim chopper crash (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, April 22 (IANS) Four army personnel, including two majors, were found dead in Sikkim Friday, with the wreckage of their helicopter being found a day after it went missing ... Read more...

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Missing Army chopper found in Sikkim


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Apr 22 (ANI): The Advance Light Helicopter 'Dhruv' of Army Aviation Corps that went missing in Sikkim on Thursday was found in pieces today.All four passengers including two pilots and two ... Read more...

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“The Walking Dead” Episode 2 Gets Attention


November 8th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American audience were waiting with bated breaths to watch "The Walking Dead" season 1 episode 2 subtitled as "Guts". The Michelle MacLaren directed episode managed ... Read more...

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UFO shuts down airports temporarily in China


October 6th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
UFO’s have managed to create havoc in the Chinese air space. A few Chinese airports needed to be closed down for a brief period of time otherwise the aircrafts would have collided ... Read more...

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UFO scare prompts Chinese airport to shut down


October 6th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A Chinese airport temporarily closed on Tuesday amid fears that one of the passenger planes could collide with an unidentified flying object (UFO) that was seen in ... Read more...

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‘UFO’ collision threat shuts down Chinese airport


October 5th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): An airport in China was forced to shut down to prevent packed passenger jets crashing into a UFO.The 'flat and tubular' object hovered two miles from Bootee ... Read more...

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Blair admits was clueless about history of Islam at time of 9/11 attacks


September 1st, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has claimed in his memoir 'A Journey' that the 9/11 attacks represented a declaration of war by a new type of enemy ... Read more...

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ISS austronauts contacted from ancient Incan city


August 27th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The ancient Incan civilisation city of Machu Picchu in Peru made history Thursday when a radio contact was established from there with the Intetrnational Space Station ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners ask for beer, peaches


August 25th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.25 (ANI): The 33 miners trapped in an underground mine in Chile spoke to rescuers by radio and have asked for cold beer, peaches and toothbrushes.Chile's Minister for Mines, Laurence ... 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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Round-the-world-teen-sailor vows solo try won’t be last


June 13th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 13 (ANI): Abby Sunderland, 16, has vowed that she would attempt to sail solo round the world again.Her first try at the record was thwarted when she became stranded ... Read more...

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Maoists massacre 76 troopers, government fumes


April 7th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur/New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India's sweeping anti-Maoist offensive suffered a huge blow Tuesday when the Leftwing guerrillas ambushed and massacred 76 security personnel in the dense forests of Chhattisgarh in ... Read more...

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One killed, 13 rescued in Kashmir avalanche (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) A day after 17 soldiers were killed in Gulmarg, another avalanche struck an army border post Tuesday in Tangdhar sector of the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara ... Read more...

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Adrift Indian cargo ship repaired; all 28 crew safe


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) The crew of a crippled India-flagged 740-foot bulk cargo ship, APJ Suryavir, has repaired its engines and the vessel is on its way to Portland, Oregon, according to ... Read more...

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There is plenty of water on the moon, NASA confirms


November 14th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) There is indeed water on the moon - as first indicated by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan - and plenty of it, US space scientists ... Read more...

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