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Nine IAF men killed as two choppers collide (Third Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, in one of ... Read more...

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Nine perish as two IAF choppers collide (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Eight killed as two IAF choppers collide (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) At least eight Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were killed Thursday when two helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an air force spokesperson said. ... Read more...

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India plans to operate two carriers any given time: Navy chief


June 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is planning to operate at least two aircraft carriers at any given time, once its indigenous programme for such large warships is complete. This ... Read more...

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Sharapova proud of her Russian origin


May 30th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Despite being the world's highest-earning sportswoman, Russian No.1 tennis player Maria Sharapova says she's proud to hail from a run-down Siberian town."I am really happy ... Read more...

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Indian Navy inducts n-powered attack submarine


April 4th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Navy Wednesday inducted a Russian-origin nuclear submarine, INS Chakra, into its fleet, giving its underwater combat capabilities much-needed muscle and becoming the sixth navy ... Read more...

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Latest Russian chopper to join IAF (Second Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest buy from Russia, into the air force to ferry troops and supplies to remote borders ... Read more...

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Leased Russian n-submarine to set sail for India this month end


December 15th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India is all set to add teeth to its submarine fleet when a potent silent-killer in the form of a leased Russian nuclear-powered vessel ... Read more...

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Show of might at president’s naval fleet review Dec 20


December 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In a show of grandeur and might, India will hold a naval fleet review for the supreme commander of its armed forces, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi among MPs at Indian Army exercise


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Members of parliament, including Bharatiya Janata Party's Varun Gandhi, all part of a parliamentary committee on defence, Saturday got an opportunity to witness one ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s infantry combat vehicle engines to be upgraded


November 25th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India is preparing to upgrade around 1,500 BMP-2 and BMP-2K Infantry Combat Vehicles (ICVs) with more powerful engines to enhance their cross-country mobility, floatation and ... Read more...

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Citing domestic duties, India withdraws choppers from UN Congo mission


October 14th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has withdrawn all its attack and transport helicopters from the United Nations mission in Congo this month, citing their requirement in domestic security roles."The ... Read more...

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IAF’s Sukhois to roar close to Pakistan border


September 30th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's topline Sukhoi Su-30 combat planes will permanently roar over Rajasthan's skies, with the Indian Air Force deploying from Saturday a squadron of the air ... Read more...

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Saab offers man-portable missile to Indian Army


September 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Swedish defence manufacturer Saab Thursday offered its RBS 70NG man-portable air defence system to the Indian Army to meet its requirements for a shoulder-fired missile."The ... Read more...

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Delays in Russian spares force India to go shopping worldwide


April 27th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Signalling its impatience over delays in Russian after-sales- support for military equipment, India has for the first time gone shopping worldwide for spares for its ... Read more...

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IAF scouting for long-range missiles


April 25th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is scouting the global arms market for stand-off missiles for its modern fighter jets to shore up their capability to ... Read more...

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Two-member team starts probe into chopper crash


April 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A two-member central team of aviation experts Wednesday launched a probe into Tuesday's helicopter crash in the mountainous state of Arunachal Pradesh in which ... Read more...

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India, Russia to review nuke sites safety, don’t want brakes on projects


April 14th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorSanya (China), Apr. 14 (ANI): Alarmed over the recent nuclear catastrophe in Japan, India and Russia have decided to jointly review the safety of nuclear reactors installed in India, ... 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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New planes’ induction will reduce air crashes: Antony


February 5th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Feb 5 (IANS) With the Indian armed forces recording over a dozen air crashes every year, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said the induction of new aircraft and helicopters ... Read more...

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IAF combat planes set capital’s skies ablaze


January 26th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) front line fighter jets, including Russian-origin Sukhois and MiG-29s and Anglo-French Jaguars, Wednesday set the capital's skies ablaze with their flying display during ... Read more...

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IAF pilots to get Shaurya Chakra, three Vayu Sena Medals


January 25th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Safe recovery of a Russian-origin MiG-27 fighter jet despite sustaining critical injuries after a canopy burst while cruising at near supersonic speed at an altitude of 9,500 ... Read more...

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Five army men named for Kirti Chakra, 21 to get Shaurya Chakra


January 25th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Five army men were Tuesday named for Kirti Chakra, the country's second highest peacetime gallantry medal, including one posthumously, and 21 others for Shaurya Chakra, the ... Read more...

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Indigenous aircraft to be main draw at Republic Day parade


January 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) taking its penultimate step before induction into the air force this month after being in the works for 27 years, India ... Read more...

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Indian designed sensors delivered to Boeing for P-8I aircraft (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has delivered to Boeing a key sensor to be fitted in P-8I long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft, being produced by ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to majorly increase combat capabilities


December 1st, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The Indian Navy is poised to substantially enhance its combat capabilities in the next five-six years with a wide range of ships, submarines and choppers slated to join ... Read more...

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11 killed in Russian cargo plane crash in Karachi (Third Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 11 people, including eight crew members and three labourers, were killed when a Khartoum-bound Russian cargo plane crashed near the Dalmiya road in Karachi minutes after ... Read more...

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Plane carrying Russian spies lands in Moscow (Fourth Lead)


July 9th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna/Moscow, July 9 (DPA) A plane thought to be carrying 10 Russian spies exchanged earlier Friday in Vienna for four agents working for Western services has landed at Moscow's Domodedovo airport, the ... Read more...

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Indian Army to get 124 more Arjun tanks


May 17th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian Army Monday ordered another 124 Arjun main battle tanks (MBTs) to boost the firepower of the 1.13-million strong force after the indigenously developed platform outgunned ... Read more...

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India and Russia sign civil nuclear agreement


December 7th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec.7 (ANI): In a historic event, India and Russia on Monday signed a broad-based agreement in civil nuclear field, which is meant to ensure transfer of technology and an uninterrupted ... Read more...

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Second Sukhoi crashes within an year, pilots safe (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In the second accident involving the frontline Sukhoi-30MKI of the Indian Air Force (IAF) this year, one of the Russian-origin combat jets crashed Monday near Jaisalmer ... Read more...

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IAF Sukhoi crashes in Rajasthan, pilots safe (Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In the second accident involving the frontline Sukhoi-30MKI of the Indian Air Force (IAF) this year, one of the Russian-origin combat jets crashed Monday near Jaisalmer ... Read more...

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German courtroom killer gets life imprisonment


November 12th, 2009 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (DPA) A man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being convicted of murdering a pregnant Egyptian woman in a German courtroom last July. The court ruled earlier Wednesday ... Read more...

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Indian Army to acquire 100 Armoured Personnel Carriers


November 11th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 11 (ANI): The Indian Army is set to procure over 100 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs), which would be deployed in different kinds of terrains.The Army has initiated the ... Read more...

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Semion Mogilevich Wanted For Money Scam


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Semion Mogilevich has been put up in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's list of the top ten most wanted men. Semion is a sixty three year old ... Read more...

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