Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over to Nepal a 200-bedded trauma centre and an Advanced Light Helicopter for its army after arriving here tomorrow to attend the SAARC Summit, reports said on Monday.
Armenia threatened `grave consequences` Wednesday after Azerbaijani forces shot down a military helicopter, sparking fears of a major escalation in the conflict over the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh.
The Tripura government on Wednesday launched helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers and sightseers to enable them get an aerial view of tourist spots and puja celebrations in Agartala, a minister said.
A Nigerian helicopter crashed Monday in an area where the military is battling Boko Haram Islamists, killing two of the three people on board, a statement said, but there was no indication the chopper was shot down by insurgents.
All 15 helicopter passengers and crew survived a close brush with death on Monday when their aircraft crash-landed in woods in the Russian Far East, a rare happy ending for a country prone to aviation disasters.
Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation today aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country.