49 dead in Nepal plane crash

Kathmandu : At least 49 people were killed and 23 injured when a passenger plane of the US-Bangla Airlines crash-landed and exploded into a ball of flame at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here on Monday, authorities said. “Forty-nine people were killed in the incident. Now we are carrying out rescue operations,” Bishwo Raj Pokharel, […]

Putin ordered downing of plane during Sochi Games

Moscow :  Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed that he ordered the downing of a “hijacked” plane that threatened 40,000 spectators who came to witness the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, the media reported. The President made the revelations on Sunday in a two-hour documentary film titled “Putin” directed by Andrey Kondrashov, […]