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China Poses Significant Challenge To India's Strategic Goals: Air Chief

China Poses Significant Challenge To India's Strategic Goals: Air Chief

Asian News International | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said that China poses a significant long term challenge to India's strategic goals.

Defence Chief Bipin Rawat's Chopper Crashed 10 km From Nearest Road

Defence Chief Bipin Rawat's Chopper Crashed 10 km From Nearest Road

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday December 08, 2021

A helicopter carrying Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat crashed this morning. There were 14 people on board. The government has not yet commented on the condition of General Rawat, whose wife was travelling with him.

Four Of Family Found Dead At Home In Karnataka's Mangaluru: Report

Four Of Family Found Dead At Home In Karnataka's Mangaluru: Report

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Mangaluru

Four members of a family were found dead in their home in Mangaluru today, police sources told news agency Press Trust of India.

Mamata Banerjee Stops Meeting Midway Hearing About Defence Chief's Chopper Crash

Mamata Banerjee Stops Meeting Midway Hearing About Defence Chief's Chopper Crash

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Malda, West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ended an administrative review meeting midway as soon as she came to know that an army chopper with Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat on board crashed in Tamil Nadu.

Lalu Yadav's Son Tejashwi To Get Married Soon, Engagement Tomorrow

Lalu Yadav's Son Tejashwi To Get Married Soon, Engagement Tomorrow

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Patna

Leaders and workers of Lalu Yadav's party - Rashtriya Janata Dal or RJD in Bihar had a big reason to celebrate today when news arrived that Tejashwi Yadav, the younger son and heir apparent of party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, is going to get married.

Gen Rawat Was On "Very Safe" Air Force Chopper, Crash Stuns Experts

Gen Rawat Was On "Very Safe" Air Force Chopper, Crash Stuns Experts

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

The Mi-17V-5 helicopters are extremely reliable and are the workhorses of the Air Force, several former army officers told NDTV after one of these choppers crashed in Tamil Nadu,

Gen Bipin Rawat's Chopper Crashes: Who Was On Board

Gen Bipin Rawat's Chopper Crashes: Who Was On Board

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, his family members and staff were in the chopper that crashed between Coimbatore and Sulur in Tamil Nadu this afternoon.

Video: Bodies Found At Site of Tragic Tamil Nadu Chopper Crash

Video: Bodies Found At Site of Tragic Tamil Nadu Chopper Crash

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday December 08, 2021

An Air Force chopper that had Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and 13 others on board crashed in Tamil Nadu this afternoon.

Defence Minister Visits General Rawat's Home: 10 Latest Developments

Defence Minister Visits General Rawat's Home: 10 Latest Developments

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General MM Naravane visited Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat's home today. Their visits came after a chopper carrying Gen Rawat crashed, killing 13 people. Gen Rawat's condition is unclear.

Chopper Crash: Defence Minister Briefs PM, Parliament Statement Tomorrow

Chopper Crash: Defence Minister Briefs PM, Parliament Statement Tomorrow

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will brief parliament on the crash of an army chopper in the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu tomorrow.

"Don't Need Religious Certificate From Yogi<i>ji</i>": Priyanka Gandhi's Retort

"Don't Need Religious Certificate From Yogiji": Priyanka Gandhi's Retort

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Lucknow

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today ripped into UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his comment last month about 'opportunistic' opposition leaders, 'kar sewa' at temples, and polls, declaring "how does Yogiji know which temple I go to?"

India Successfully Test-Fires Air Version Of BrahMos Supersonic Missile

India Successfully Test-Fires Air Version Of BrahMos Supersonic Missile

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Balasore, Odisha

India today successfully test-fired the air version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the integrated test range of Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha, sources in the DRDO said.

Updates: Rescue Ops Over At Chopper Crash Site In Tamil Nadu

Updates: Rescue Ops Over At Chopper Crash Site In Tamil Nadu

NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday December 08, 2021, New Delhi

A helicopter carrying Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat crashed on Wednesday, with authorities in Tamil Nadu saying at least 13 people were dead. There was no immediate information on the condition of the defence chief.

15 Rajasthan Government School Teachers Charged For Gang-Raping 4 Students: Police

15 Rajasthan Government School Teachers Charged For Gang-Raping 4 Students: Police

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 08, 2021, Jaipur

15 teachers of a government school, including the principal, have been charged under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act after four students accused them of gang rape in Rajasthan's Alwar.

Defence Chief Gen Rawat's Chopper Crash Kills 13, His Condition Not Known

Defence Chief Gen Rawat's Chopper Crash Kills 13, His Condition Not Known

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 08, 2021

A military chopper carrying Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and 13 others crashed shortly after take-off today in Tamil Nadu, the Indian Air Force said. Thirteen people have died and one male survivor is being treated for severe burns.