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C-17 heavy-lift transport plane inducted into IAF

Hindon (UP): Giving a major thrust to IAF's capability to swiftly move troops and tanks to battle fronts, Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday formally inducted its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift

IAF Wing Commander dismissed for taking bribe from French firm


New Delhi: IAF has dismissed a Wing Commander who was allegedly caught demanding a bribe of Rs 20,000 from officials of a French defence firm at the Aero India show in Bangalore in 2011.
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IAF’s MiG-21 fighter plane crashes in Rajasthan, pilot killed


A MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed on Monday while landing at Uttarlai airbase in Rajasthan’s Barmer district, killing the pilot.

After 17 days, rescue work in Uttarakhand over, 1.1 lakh evacuated

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Dehradun: Seventeen days after the Uttarakhand disaster, the mammoth multi-agency rescue operations to evacuate all stranded pilgrims and tourists concluded on Tuesday with a group of 150 people bein

Uttarakhand floods: Blankets not distributed to pilgrims; death toll unknown, says CM

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Badrinath: While survivors in Badri­nath sit on the roadside, shivering and braving the rain and cold, waiting for a chopper to take them to safety, thousands of blank­ets and warm clothes, flown i

Uttarakhand: 20 bravehearts killed in chopper crash honoured, focus shifts to tracing those missing

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Dehradun/Gauchar: Twenty bravehearts killed in Tuesday's helicopter crash in Uttarakhand were on Friday given a guard of honour, even as operations commenced to clear the layers of debris under which

Uttarakhand chopper crash: All 19 bodies recovered

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New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal N.A.K Browne on Wednesday said that all the 19 bodies of those who died in a horrific air crash in Uttarakhand on Tuesday were recovered.
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Uttarakhand floods: 8,000 pilgrims still stranded in hills

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New Delhi: Rescuers on Tuesday evacuated 2,403 pilgrims stranded in the mountainous regions of flood-hit Uttarakhand even as 20 persons, including IAF and paramilitary personnel, were feared killed

20 feared killed in IAF chopper crash in Uttarakhand

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New Delhi: In a horrific air-crash, 20 people, including personnel from the Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and the paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police were feared dead in an

Sonia, Rahul flag off relief material for Uttarakhand

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New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi today flagged off relief material for the victims of flash floods in Uttarakhand. Top Congress leaders were present at

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