NGO moves green tribunal against chopper services in Kedarnath
NGO moves green tribunal against chopper services in Kedarnath

Voicing concern over the looming threat to the flora and fauna due to operation of helicopters in the eco-sensitive zone at Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand, an NGO has approached the National Green Tribunal seeking closure of such services.

Pawan Hans chopper​ untraced for fifth day

Mystery continued to shroud the fate of the missing Pawan Hans chopper in Arunachal Pradesh with three people on board as search parties failed to trace it for the fifth day on Saturday.

Chopper with three persons on board missing in Arunachal

A helicopter of state-run Pawan Hans with three persons on board including a senior police officer on Tuesday went missing after taking off from Dibrugarh for Khonsa district in Arunachal Pradesh.

Choppers, drone hunt for missing US Huey, Nepal quake toll rises

Military helicopters flew over eastern Nepal and a team sent up a drone on Thursday to search for a missing U.S. Marines Huey chopper, as the death toll rose from the Himalayan country`s second big earthquake in less than three weeks.

NASA's 'Greased Lightning' drone fuses chopper, plane tech

NASA has built a drone GL-10 or ' Greased Lightning' that hovers like a helicopter and flies like a plane.

Denied permission to fly chopper, Ghaziabad cops cancel aerial vigil

The Uttar Pradesh government's plan to maintain strict vigil through aerial surveillance over Ghaziabad and Noida during the Republic Day celebrations has been put off after the permission to fly a chopper was denied in view of security of US President Barack Obama.

Obama's India visit: UP police to hire chopper

Uttar Pradesh police is all set to hire a helicopter to secure the air in view of the likely visit of US president Barack Obama to Agra later this month.

Anxious moments as fire noticed in Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's chopper before take-off

Anxious moments gripped Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his entourage after fire was noticed just before take off in the silencer of a helicopter in which they were to fly to Mysuru on Saturday.

Cold wave unabated in Bihar, Manjhi's chopper unable to land

Bihar reeled under an intense cold wave accompanied by very dense fog on Sunday, reducing visibility to an extreme low, even as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's helicopter could not land in Sitamarhi district for an official programme.

Tender for 56 naval choppers scrapped

A tender for procuring 56 naval helicopters from abroad at an estimated cost of Rs 9,000 crore was on Tuesday scrapped by the Defence Ministry which decided to get them manufactured in India by local players with foreign collaboration.

`Chopper` writer Andrew Dominik to pen `Shaolin Temple` remake

`Chopper` and `Killing Them Softly` writer Andrew Dominik has been roped in to pen the script for remake of martial arts film `Shaolin Temple`.

`Human error causing many accidents involving chopper, planes`

A trainer aircraft crashed in Rae Bareli`s IGRUA three years ago as the trainee pilot was busy taking pictures, an inquiry has shown with officials saying a large number of accidents involving helicopters and small planes were caused by human error.

Nepal warns using choppers above mountains

Nepal`s Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation has restricted the flying and takeoff of choppers above the base camp areas of all mountains in the Himalayan country, officials said on Sunday.

Mexican law enforcement chopper fires in Arizona

Mexican law enforcement has crossed into Arizona by helicopter and fired two shots at US border agents.

Uttarakhand`s governor visit to Kedarnath cancelled as chopper develops snag

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi`s proposed visit to Kedarnath was cancelled on Tuesday as the helicopter which was to take him to the Himalayan shrine developed some technical problem.

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat suffers neck fracture in chopper incident

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was admitted to AIIMS hospital in Delhi after his chopper hit turbulence on Friday. He suffered a neck fracture and minor back injury because of the rough emergency landing.

Rawat`s chopper makes precautionary landing in Rishikesh

A chopper carrying Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat had to make a precautionary landing here today due to bad weather.

At least 16 missing after Russian chopper crashes into lake

At least 16 people were missing after a helicopter believed to be carrying top regional officials and businessmen crashed into a lake in northwestern Russia, police and the emergencies ministry said today.

Narrow escape for Akhilesh as bird hits chopper

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his wife Dimple Yadav had a narrow escape after their chopper was hit by a bird, forcing it to make an emergency landing.

Meet the laziest, grumpiest and rudest `Star Wars` character ever

`Star Wars` makers have created a new character, which they claim is the laziest, grumpiest and rudest from the franchise.