Forces dropping bombs from chopper, claims maoists misinformation campaign

 

New Delhi: The Maoists have launched a misinformation campaign against the security forces saying bombs were being airdropped from helicopters at Naxal hideouts, a charge vehemently denied by the Home Ministry.

J&K floods: Angry locals attack, pelt stones on NDRF jawans during relief operations

An NDRF jawan on Saturday was attacked by angry locals here while few other personnel of the force were pelted stones as they were rendering relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit areas.

Elaborate security arrangement by EC for polls in Jangalmahal

Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangement for the Jangalmahal area during the fourth phase of polls on May 7 in West Bengal with deployment of central forces, helicopters, Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad and anti-landmine device, officials said today.

Iraqi helicopters hit jihadist convoy in Syria: Ministry

Iraqi army helicopters attacked a jihadist convoy inside eastern Syria on Sunday as it tried to approach the border, killing eight people, an interior ministry spokesman said.

DGCA to keep an eye on air charter firms flying politicians

With the DGCA cracking the whip on air charter firms flouting safety norms, the companies busy flying politicians for poll campaign would now report to the aviation regulator on operational issues once every week from tomorrow.

Syria helicopters carry out raids on Lebanon border

Syrian military helicopters launched three raids on areas inside Lebanon near the border town of Arsal on Wednesday morning, witnesses and Lebanon`s official news agency said.

Bihar leaders begin helicopter campaign

Politicians in Bihar Wednesday began their campaign to woo voters for the April-May Lok Sabha election by taking a helicopter ride to various public meetings in the state.

Over a dozen helicopters deployed in Uttarakhand, HP rescue ops

More than a dozen helicopters have been deployed in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh for relief and rescue operations.

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: IAF deployed five rescue choppers

The IAF deployed five helicopters to evacuate casualties of the naxal attack on a Congress party function in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.

After incursion, China`s helicopters violate Indian airspace

As the intruding Chinese soldiers refuse to budge from their occupied position in Daulat Beg Oldi sector in Ladakh, two Chinese military helicopters have violated Indian airspace at Chumar, several hundred kms southeast of Leh.

IAF displays precision fire power capabilities, manoeuvres

Frontline fighter jets, helicopters and transport aircraft of Indian Air Force on Friday displayed their operational and precision fire power capabilities during a day-night exercise in a range in Thar desert in Rajasthan.

Augusta Westland deal: Govt pursuing allegations of bribery

Government is pursuing the allegations of bribery in a deal to procure VVIP helicopters from Augusta Westland, Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said.

NASA’s future spacecrafts may be able to land like helicopters

NASA scientists have designed and tested a new rotor landing system in an attempt to enable spacecrafts to land like helicopters.

Chopper deal: Brigadier under scanner for USD 5 mn bribe demand

A Brigadier is under the scanner for allegedly demanding bribe of USD five million from an Italian company in a helicopter deal.

Armed group burns three helicopters in Peru

The guerrilla group torched the helicopters after it was forced to scrap plans to ambush a police patrol, reports said.

Rebels burn 3 helicopters in Peru

Peru`s military says Marxist Shining Path rebels have burned three helicopters owned by a gas pipeline consortium at a jungle airstrip.

UP govt has six aeroplanes, four helicopters

The Uttar Pradesh government has six aeroplanes and four helicopters and over Rs 3.28 crores have been spent on them for fuel in the financial year 2011-12.

MHA plans to buy six Mi-17V-5 helicopters

The Home Ministry has decided to
buy six Mi-17V-5 helicopters from Russia to assist its forces
engaged in internal security duties.

Dhruv grounded; MHA hunts for choppers

The Home Ministry is planning to
buy and wet-lease choppers to assist its forces engaged in internal security duties, including anti-Naxal operations.

Russia supplies Mi-17V5 helicopters to Afghanistan

Russia has supplied the first
nine Mi-17V5, transport helicopters to war-torn Afghanistan.