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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Did India’s first flight soar from Chennai?

This December, the civil aviation scene in India turns 104. While some official records mark December as when civil aviation took off in India, historians point to the fact that the first bi-plane... »
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CHENNAI, Saturday, December 20, 2014

When the sky was the limit

Sarla Thakral is believed to be the country’s first woman pilot, having flown an aircraft in 1936. However a peep into the The Hindu’s archives reveals that women staked their claim to bein... »
Ahmedabad, Saturday, December 20, 2014

Eminent Gandhian Chinubhai Vaidya passes away

Veteran Gandhian Chinubhai Vaidya passed away at his residence in Ahmedabad on Friday. He was 97.Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel expressed grief at Mr. Vaidya’s demise.“We hav... »
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