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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......

IAF to buy for 20 more Hawk AJTs for aerobatics

The Indian Air Force is planning to induct 20 more Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft from the British BAE Systems for its aerobatic team Surya Kiran which has been grounded since last year. The......

Palin's gaffe: Queen was in charge of Brit forces in Iraq

America's maverick politician Sarah Palin, infamous for her gaffes, believed it was the Queen, and not the then British premier Gordon Brown, who had decided to keep the United Kingdom forces in......

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......

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......

Singapore GP: Sutil logs one point for Force India; Di Resta retires

Paul di Resta suffered his third retirement in a row and Adrian Sutil sneaked into the top-10 in the last lap as Sahara Force India added one point to their tally from the exciting Singapore Grand......

Hamilton zooms in Red Arrows Hawk before British GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was observed enjoying a ride in a 600 mph Red Arrows Hawk jet, sailing over Lincolnshire, ahead of Sunday's British Grand Prix. The F1 top gun, who is known for......

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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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Propaganda wars that mislead

In conflicts, the truth is often suppressed by warring parties to give the situation a favourable spin. But brave journalists have displayed... ...

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Gautam Khaitan denied bail, as still wanted by Italians

A Delhi court today dismissed the bail plea of OP Khaitan & Co managing partner Gautam Khaitan, arrested in a money laundering case related to the... ...

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Reason behind Vannakam

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