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IAF plane flying from Chennai with 29 personnel onboard goes missing

The last contact established with the aircraft was at around 9 am on Friday morning. (Representational Photo)

The Air Force has launced a joint operation with the Coast Guard to search for the aircraft.

Missing IAF plane descended rapidly from 23,000 feet, hunt on

A fullscale search operation has been launched by both Indian navy and the airforce. (Photo: Twitter)

The plane had on board 29 people, mostly military personnel, and was headed from Chennai to Port Blair.

Ahead of Kabali release, Lingaa makers demand stay on Rajinikanth's movie

Rajnikanth-starrer 'Lingaa' had bombed at the box office

The actor has to settle dues of Rs 89 lakh, promised as compensation, to distributor of his previous outing 'Lingaa'.

Olympic rings have magnetic pull


The image of the five inter-locked Olympic rings is a potent brand today but its birth was shorn of fanfare.

Heroes forever: Long and Norman

Luz Long (left) and Jesse Owens.

Athletes and countries have used the Olympics as a platform to fight against racism because there is no bigger stage in sport to grab the world’s attention.

Mohammed Shahid was hockey’s Messi: Baskaran

Mohammed Shahid

Mohammed Shahid, whose dazzling dribbling enchanted team-mates, opponents and fans alike in hockey, is no more. Words would be inadequate to capture the magic the Varanasi man conjured on the field.

End of road for Sharad Pawar, N Srinivasan

N. Srinivasan and Sharad Pawar

The former strongman of world and Indian cricket, N. Srinivasan, may have to vacate his post in his lair in Chepauk.

Radhakrishnan assault case: Tamil Nadu appeals acquittal of Kanchi mutt seer

The state government has filed an appeal in the Madras high court against an order of a lower court acquitting on April 29 the head of the Kanchi mutt, Jayendra Saraswathi, and 8 others in auditor Rad

Zakir Naik’s school in Chennai imparts ‘education for both worlds’

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik (Photo: PTI)

The Islamic International School run by Naik boasts of the 'best student-teacher ratio' in Chennai.

If there’s one thing that is clear about the coming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, it’s that all parties are facing a huge dilemma.

A figure familiar to Mumbaikars is currently leading a march in Pakistan in support of Kashmir’s freedom from India.