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Two Pilots Of US Marine Corps Killed In Chopper Crash

Washington:  Two pilots of the United States Marine Corps were killed when their chopper crashed near Yuma in Arizona on Saturday (local time), the US Marine Corps said in a statement. CNN reported that a routine training mission was underway when the AH-1Z Viper helicopter crashed around 8:45 pm (local …

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One Of Russia’s Richest Women Killed In German Plane Crash

Berlin:  A plane crashed in Germany on Sunday killing three people, police said, as one of Russia’s richest women was identified by the company she co-owns as among the victims. Natalia Fileva, a co-owner of private Russian airline S7, died in the accident, the company said in a statement. A …

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Pulwama Aftermath: Senior Rank Officer To Lead CRPF Convoys In Kashmir

New Delhi:  The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoys moving to and from the Kashmir Valley will now be commandeered by a Superintendent of Police-rank officer, the paramilitary force has ordered in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 personnel were killed during a similar movement. It …

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Senior Rank Officer To Lead CRPF Convoys In Kashmir

New Delhi:  The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoys moving to and from the Kashmir Valley will now be commandeered by a Superintendent of Police-rank officer, the paramilitary force has ordered in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 personnel were killed during a similar movement. It …

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Nepal International Airport To Be Partially Shut Till June 30 For Repairs

Kathmandu:  The Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal’s sole international airport, will remain closed for 10 hours a day from April 1 as the runway is going to be upgraded. The airport is currently operating for 22 hours and the upgrading of the runway is expected to be completed in about three …

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Congress Leaders Visit Ayodhya But Do Not Pray, Says Smriti Irani

Kolar:  Congress leaders visit Ayodhya but do not offer prayers in the temple as they are afraid of losing their vote bank, Union Minister Smriti Irani said on Sunday. Addressing an election rally in Kolar, Ms Irani said, “They (Congress leaders) go to Ayodhya but do not bow to God …

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Informal Presentation Was Made: Missile Scientist On Former NSA’s Remark

Hyderabad:  Former National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon’s comments that permission was not sought during the UPA regime for testing of an anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile are “erroneous” and “a flight of imagination,” said former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Dr VK Saraswat on Sunday. Shivshankar Menon had made …

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BJP Feels “Lucky” About Uttar Pradesh Election Schedule

Lucknow:  The Bharatiya Janata Party feels that the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh would be lucky for them as the number seven has a “special significance” in the Hindu religion. The party also thinks that the poll schedule in the state would help them as it is almost …

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Murdered US College Student May Have Thought Car Was Uber Ride: Cops

A South Carolina man has been charged in the murder of a University of South Carolina student who may have gotten into her killer’s car mistakenly believing that it was her Uber ride, police said Nathaniel Rowland, 24, was charged with the murder and kidnapping of Samantha Josephson, 21, who …

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Murdered South Carolina Student May Have Thought Car Was Uber Ride: Cops

A South Carolina man has been charged in the murder of a University of South Carolina student who may have gotten into her killer’s car mistakenly believing that it was her Uber ride, police said Nathaniel Rowland, 24, was charged with the murder and kidnapping of Samantha Josephson, 21, who …

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