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Mumbai girl is world’s 1st to cross Atlantic Ocean in LSA

Mumbai: Captain Aarohi Pandit, a 23-year-old pilot from Mumbai became the world’s first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA), thrilling her family, friends and aviation circles here on Tuesday. She achieved the feat around midnight Monday-Tuesday (May 13-14) when she landed her tiny aircraft at Iqaluit Airport in […]

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Former Navy Chief refutes PM’s charges on Rajiv Gandhi’s ‘joy cruise’

Mumbai: A major controversy erupted on Thursday over Prime Minister Narendra Modis charge that late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had used naval aircraft carrier INS Viraat for a vacation by his family and foreigner in-laws, with the then Naval Chief L Ramdas refuting the claim and the Congress slamming the PM. Retired Admiral Ramdas issued […]

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Country won’t forgive Modi for Rajiv remarks: Raj Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has strongly condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modis utterances on late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, saying the “country will not forgive him for the remarks”. Referring to Modi’s statement that Rajiv Gandhi was called “Mr. Clean” by his courtiers but died as “Bhrashtachari No. 1”, Thackeray said on Sunday: […]