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Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif condemns social media campaigns against six officers killed in chopper crash
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Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif condemns social media campaigns against six officers killed in chopper crash

A top Pakistani army general and five senior military officials were killed when their Mi-17 helicopter crashed due to bad weather while on a flood relief operation in troubled Balochistan province on 1 August

Sudden weather change led to pilot's spatial disorientation: Court of Inquiry on chopper crash that killed CDS Rawat
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Sudden weather change led to pilot's spatial disorientation: Court of Inquiry on chopper crash that killed CDS Rawat

The court of inquiry has ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as a cause of the IAF chopper crash on December 8 that killed Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and 13 others

IAF gives detailed presentation to Rajnath Singh on CDS helicopter crash inquiry report
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IAF gives detailed presentation to Rajnath Singh on CDS helicopter crash inquiry report

Sources said the Mi-17V5 was following a railway line in the hills when it entered a thick cloud cover. The crew decided to fly out of it rather than land, and hit a cliff in the process

IAF helicopter crash: Group Captain Varun Singh cremated with full military honours in Bhopal
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IAF helicopter crash: Group Captain Varun Singh cremated with full military honours in Bhopal

Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the IAF helicopter crash that killed 13 people in Coonoor, including Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, passed away on Wednesday, after a week-long battle for his life

IAF Helicopter Crash: Group Captain Varun Singh's mortal remains to be airlifted to Bhopal today
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IAF Helicopter Crash: Group Captain Varun Singh's mortal remains to be airlifted to Bhopal today

As per a press release issued by the IAF, the mortal remains of Singh are expected to arrive in Bhopal by 3 pm today and the funeral will take place on Friday

IAF helicopter crash: Group Captain Varun Singh succumbs to injuries in hospital
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IAF helicopter crash: Group Captain Varun Singh succumbs to injuries in hospital

The officer, the lone survivor of the Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in which CDS General Bipin Rawat died, was undergoing treatment at Bangalore’s Command Hospital

IAF Helicopter Crash: President Kovind, PM Modi express condolences on passing away of Group Captain Varun Singh
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IAF Helicopter Crash: President Kovind, PM Modi express condolences on passing away of Group Captain Varun Singh

According to news reports, Captain Singh was being treated at a military hospital in Bengaluru and was on life support

Swarnim Vijay Parv: India contributed to establishment of democracy in Bangladesh, says Rajnath Singh
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Swarnim Vijay Parv: India contributed to establishment of democracy in Bangladesh, says Rajnath Singh

Singh termed ‘Swarnim Vijay Parv’ as a festival that commemorates the glorious victory of the Indian Armed Forces in the 1971 War, which changed the history and geography of South Asia

IAF Helicopter Crash: Bodies of 10 remaining chopper crash victims identified, last rites of five held
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IAF Helicopter Crash: Bodies of 10 remaining chopper crash victims identified, last rites of five held

The personnel whose bodies are yet to be identified are Lt Col Harjinder Singh, Havildar Satpal, Naik Gursewak Singh and Naik Jitender Kumar

Honouring Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat: Some boots are hard to fill
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Honouring Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat: Some boots are hard to fill

The best way to honour General Bipin Rawat for his service would be to ensure that reforms he had set into motion are completed and theatre commands are established at an early date

Home Minister Amit Shah pays last respects to CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife
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Home Minister Amit Shah pays last respects to CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad and British Ambassador to India Alexander Ellis was among the other leaders who paid their last respects to General Rawat and his wife

Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval, M L Khattar pay last respects to Brigadier Lidder
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Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval, M L Khattar pay last respects to Brigadier Lidder

Along with Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, Lidder was among the 13 killed when a Mi17V5 helicopter carrying them crashed in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday

Coonoor chopper crash: Last rites of Bipin Rawat, 12 others with full military honours tomorrow; PM, Rajnath pay tribute
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Coonoor chopper crash: Last rites of Bipin Rawat, 12 others with full military honours tomorrow; PM, Rajnath pay tribute

The mortal remains of Rawat and his wife Madhulika will be taken to their official residence on Kamaraj Marg, Delhi, at 11 am on Friday. The bodies will be taken to Brar crematorium in Dhaula Kuan at around 2 pm. The funeral is scheduled for 4 pm

General Bipin Rawat Death News Updates: PM Modi, Rajnath Singh and three Service chiefs pay last respects at Palam airbase in Delhi
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General Bipin Rawat Death News Updates: PM Modi, Rajnath Singh and three Service chiefs pay last respects at Palam airbase in Delhi

General Bipin Rawat Death News LATEST Updates: The three service chiefs - Army Chief Gen MM Naravane, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar and IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari paid tribute to the late CDS, his wife Madhulika Rawat and other victims of the IAF chopper crash

How ‘go-getter’ Gen Bipin Rawat helped world’s largest National Flag fly high
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How ‘go-getter’ Gen Bipin Rawat helped world’s largest National Flag fly high

‘You just prepare the Flag and give it to us; I take the responsibility of displaying the flag across the country with full honour,’ the CDS said

The Tony I knew: Remembering Brig LS Lidder who lost his life with CDS Bipin Rawat in Coonoor helicopter crash
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The Tony I knew: Remembering Brig LS Lidder who lost his life with CDS Bipin Rawat in Coonoor helicopter crash

The career of Brig LS Lidder was on the upward trajectory till the cruel hands of destiny snatched him forever from us on 8 December 2021 in the helicopter crash in Coonoor

IAF chopper crash: Rajnath Singh to apprise President Ram Nath Kovind today
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IAF chopper crash: Rajnath Singh to apprise President Ram Nath Kovind today

In a statement in Parliament, the defence minister ordered a 'tri service' enquiry in a crash of the Indian Air Force Mi-17V5 helicopter

IAF chopper crash: RS functions smoothly as Opposition ends deadlock
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IAF chopper crash: RS functions smoothly as Opposition ends deadlock

It was the first time since 29 November, when the Winter Session of Parliament kicked start, the Opposition parties completely stopped their protest inside and outside of Rajya Sabha over the suspension of 12 MPs

IAF Helicopter Crash: Mortal remains of General Bipin Rawat, others reach Madras Regimental Centre
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IAF Helicopter Crash: Mortal remains of General Bipin Rawat, others reach Madras Regimental Centre

General Rawat and 13 others were travelling from Sulur to Wellington on Wednesday when their helicopter crashed near Coonoor

IAF Helicopter Crash: Uttarakhand declares three-day mourning after death of General Bipin Rawat
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IAF Helicopter Crash: Uttarakhand declares three-day mourning after death of General Bipin Rawat

Describing his death as an irreparable loss to the country, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said Uttarakhand will always be proud of its son