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Spare a thought for India's Ebola Warriors

A former Indian Air Force officer is among those battling the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. As a part of the UN Ebola Task Force, he shares his experience with Arjun Subramaniam. Image: An......

3 bodies not 40 recovered in AirAsia search, says Indonesia rescue chief

Image: A Republic of Singapore Air Force personnel surveys the waters during a search and locate operation for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 plane. Photograph: Edgar/Su After three days of......

The Great Escape: India's unsung war heroes

Three Indian Air Force fighter pilots held as Prisoners of War in a jail in Rawalipindi made a heroic escape. They reached as far as the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan’s Wild West -- within......

There was no plot to kill Diana: Scotland Yard

The Scotland Yard on Tuesday said that it has found "no credible evidence" to support a claim that the British special forces were involved in the tragic death of Princess Diana in a 1997 Paris car......

'IAF wasn't successful in dropping supplies in 1962'

Indian Air Force equipment during the 1962 War 'cannot be compared to that of China' and it was 'not successful' in delivering supplies to beleaguered Indian troops, an official Chinese daily......

bmi launches Mumbai-London service

British air carrierbmi on Tuesday announced launch of its four-times-a-week Mumbai-London service to be converted into a daily service and said it was exploring the idea of introducing services to......

Global airlines revoking dealerships

International airlines including Delta, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, British Airways and Air France have started revoking the dealership of travel agents from across the country for......

British Airways, Air France to retire Concordes

British Airways and Air France said on Thursday they will mothball their fuel-guzzling Concorde fleets at the end of October, ending 27 years of supersonic commercial air travel.The only two......

British jet trainer to cost $18 million apiece

The last hurdle in the way of the Indian Air Force acquiring the advanced jet trainer appears to have been overcome after principal secretary to the prime minister, Brajesh Mishra's visit to the......

Tourists too can hitch a ride on Boeing's space taxi!

Boeing Co's proposal to develop a so-called space taxi for NASA astronauts includes a seat for paying tourists to fly to the International Space Station, the company's program manager said on......

Review: Unbroken is a good film that could have been great

Unbroken's first half might seem a little vexing but the second one is where the actors' performances really shine through, says Paloma Sharma.Louis "Louie" Zamperini (1917-2014) was an......

Birthday Special: Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Here's celebrating Dilip Kumar by re-visiting his best movies.  Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of images and every single one is iconic. From his mischievous smile that rejoices in......

MAMI Diaries: Welcome to movie heaven!

The 16th Mumbai Film Festival had a delicious spread of movies. Have I died and gone to movie heaven where the smell of popcorn permanently fills the air and every room rewards with a mind-blowing......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

British armed forces to act as Games flag bearers

British servicemen and women will carry the national flags at the team welcome and medals ceremonies at this year's Olympic Games, the London 2012 organising committee said on Thursday. Members of......

Athens puts security to the test

Greek security forces tested their ability to handle an assassination attempt on British Prime Minister Tony Blair, an attack on a cruise ship and a plague outbreak in the latest Olympic Games......

I had no interest in shooting when I joined the army, says Jitu Rai

'I had initially gone to join the British army in Dharan, which is located in eastern Nepal.' 'I joined the Indian army in 2006 and only took up shooting a few years later, in 2008. When I joined......

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Kiran
Q. Who Monitors and Controls President of India? stopping him taking wrong decisions?
Kiran:  A.  more

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Q. What is the specialty of 24/09??
Sigma:  A. Tanzimat: an attempt by the Ottoman Empire to modernise into an industrial power, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine-one thousand, eight...... more

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manvika
Q. Who was India's first Marshal of the Air Force?
Manvika:  A. U.S. 1961 U.S.A. " I Love Lucy " 24th Sept. 1961 : The last episode of I Love Lucy is aired created by and featuring Lucille Ball and her...... more

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sigma
Q. What is the specialty of 27th Aug?
Sigma:  A. Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC (15 April 1919-) is the only officer of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to five-star rank,...... more

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rajan
Q. TRUE OR FALSESome Americans disagreed with the United States initial refusal to enter WWI and so they joined the French Foreign Legion or the British or Canadian army. A group of U.S. pilots formed the Lafayette Escadrille, which was part of the French air force and became one of the top fighting units on the Western Front
Rajan:  A. 479 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of...... more

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ISIS releases video, claims beheading of 2nd Japanese hostage

Tokyo, Feb 1: The Islamist terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) today released a video claiming that it has beheaded second Japanese... ...

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Post beheading of Kenji Goto, Jordan still ready for prisoner swap with Islamic State

Jawad Safi, brother of Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh, walks past a poster of his brother in front of his clan`s... ...

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Internet in Orbit

Google has never shied from spending big to find ways to connect more people to the Internet. Over the last two years, its ideas have included... ...

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Space-starved Mumbai set to get its largest land parcel ever

Shanty towns at Powder Bunder. (Express photo by Vasant Prabhu) The space-starved city is set to get its largest land parcel ever — 1,080 acres... ...

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Books Fifteen books, by authors from India and abroad, that will give you food for thought even as they keep you engrossed The Ever After of... ...

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