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  • Pakistani plane catches fire, lands safely November 18, 2012

    Islamabad: A Londonbound Pakistani plane made an emergency landing on Sunday after it caught fire during take off from Jinnah International Airport in the port city of Karachi. There was no immediate report of anyone being injured. The KarachiLahoreLondon flight PK 787, reportedly carrying 167 passengers including the airline officials, landed...
  • Discovery finally sets off to space December 10, 2006

    Kennedy Space Centre (Florida): The space shuttle Discovery rocketed into the darkness at 07:17 IST on Sunday morning, the 117th shuttle flight and the first night launch in four years. "And liftoff of the space shuttle Discovery, lighting up the nighttime sky as we continue building the international space station," said...