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Man jumps 14,000ft with smallest parachute, sets world record

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 16:14

A Venezuelan daredevil has set a new Guinness record for skydiving using the world`s smallest parachute after he jumped from 14,000 feet with a canopy the size of a bed sheet.

Pilot, skydiver injured in plane-parachute collision in US

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 23:21

The 87-year-old pilot of a Cessna and a skydiver escaped with minor injuries when the plane collided with a parachute at a small airport in the US state of Florida, authorities said on Sunday.

Skydiving planes collide in US, all escape

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 11:03

Two planes carrying skydivers collided in midair yesterday evening in far northwest Wisconsin, but all the parachutists were able to jump free with no major injuries reported.

André-Jacques Garnerin`s parachute jump anniversary celebrated with Google doodle

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 09:58

Google is commemorating the 216th anniversary of the first parachute jump made by André-Jacques Garnerin with an interactive doodle.

Cheryl Cole trashes rumors of split with boyfriend Tre Holloway

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 09:05

Cheryl Cole has confirmed her relationship with Tre Holloway after rumors surfaced that they were on the verge of splitting.

Skydiver survives 8,000-foot fall in US

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 16:01

In a miraculous escape, a seasoned California skydiver survived an 8,000-foot fall with minor injuries and bruises after his parachutes failed and he landed on a patch of soft soil at a vineyard.

President releases stamp on Parachute Regiment`s bicentenary

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 22:39

The battalion has been awarded with 4 Mahaveer Chakras, one Kirti Chakra, 15 Veer Chakras and five Shaurya Chakras.

Commemorative stamp of parachute regiment released

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 13:43

Pranab released a commemorative stamp on the occasion of the bicentenary celebrations of the 3rd Battalion of the parachute regiment.

Minister applauded for parachute jump

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 11:32

For Minister of State for Civil Aviation K.C. Venugopal, it was being airborne in quite a different way. For the first time in his life, he was in a parachute here.

Ukraine: 5 dead, 13 injured in small plane crash

Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012, 18:19

The plane belonged to a pilot school and was carrying 16 parachute jumpers and two crew members.

`Housefull 2` shoot kicks off with Akshay`s parachute stunt

Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2011, 09:47

Akki has flagged off the opening scene of `Housefull 2` by shooting a parachute stunt.

Belgian parachute killer given 30 years in prison

Last Updated: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 23:18

A 26-year-old woman was jailed for 30 years for killing a rival in a love triangle by sabotaging her parachute in a case that captivated Belgium.