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Parachutist sets new world record with 14,000ft 'bed sheet' jump  Apr 8, 10:21 am
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A parachutist has sets a new world record by jumping 4,200m (14,000ft) using what may be the world's smallest parachute - a "bed sheet."
German woman skydiver attempting world record dies due to 'malfunctioning' parachute  Apr 4, 9:58 am
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): A female German skydiver had reportedly plunged to her death while participating in a 222-person jump in Arizona when her main parachute malfunctioned.
Scientists drop 2000 mice by parachute in Guam to kill snakes  Dec 4, 3:50 pm
Washington, December 4(ANI): Scientists have dropped 2000 mice by parachutes pumped with painkillers in US territory of Guam to eradicate brown tree snake, which have caused losses worth millions of dollars in wildlife.
63 female skydivers break world record for largest vertical formation skydive  Dec 2, 9:24 am
London, Dec 2 (ANI): 63 skydivers have broken the record for the world's largest female vertical formation skydive in Arizona, according to reports.
Google Doodle celebrates 216th anniversary of world's first parachute jump  Oct 22, 11:10 am
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): Google is commemorating the 216th anniversary of the world's first parachute jump that was dared by Parisian Andre-Jacque Garnerin in 1797.
Cheryl Cole trashes rumors of split with boyfriend Tre Holloway  Sep 30, 2:18 pm
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Cheryl Cole has confirmed her relationship with Tre Holloway after rumors surfaced that they were on the verge of splitting.
Cheryl Cole flashes 'red rose' back tattoo in Los Angeles  Aug 16, 3:41 pm
London, August 16 (ANI): Cheryl Cole reportedly flashed her latest tattoo, which she unveiled onstage with 'Girls Aloud' earlier this year, in Los Angeles last night.
Olympic stuntman parachuting as James Bond killed in wing-diving accident  Aug 15, 10:14 am
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): The British stuntman who parachuted into the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony dressed as James Bond along with a stuntman dressed as the Queen, has reportedly been killed in a wing-diving accident.
Now, drones to deliver beer  Aug 9, 2:57 pm
Johannesburg, August 9 (ANI): Revellers of South African outdoor rock festival, Oppikoppi, don't need to line up for a drink because a flying robot will drop them beer by a parachute.
Curiosity rover's parachute on Mars flaps in the wind  Apr 4, 3:29 pm
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Photos from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has shown how the parachute that helped the Curiosity rover land on Mars last summer has subsequently changed its shape on the ground.
Mukherjee to release commemorative stamp on occasion of bicentenary celebrations of 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment  Mar 1, 1:48 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 1 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will release a commemorative stamp on the occasion of bicentenary celebrations of the 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment (Special Forces) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Saturday.
Former KGB agent receives largest pay-off in Russian corporate history  Dec 15, 2:02 pm
London, Dec. 15 (ANI): A former KGB agent, who served as the chief executive of a Russian mining group would be receiving a 100 million dollar golden parachute pay-off, which would be the largest pay-off in the country's corporate history.
Skydiving in lingerie can help you 'face your fears'!  Nov 9, 3:28 pm
Washington, Nov. 9 (ANI): 7 women are planning to jump from an airplane near Lake Elsinore, California, wearing nothing but parachutes and their lingerie, so that they can face their fears.
Mancini planned whopping 6.4m-a-year pounds tax-free 'parachute' at Monaco in case of axe by Chelsea!  Nov 2, 2:35 pm
London, Nov. 2 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini had a secret deal in place to take over at Monaco, in case he was sacked by Manchester City, it has been learnt.
AntiGravity Yoga 'helps improve blood flow and reduce back problems'  Oct 21, 1:09 pm
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Hanging upside down and moving acrobatically, often in mid-air, with legs wrapped around hammocks made from parachute silk, is the coolest new fitness trend to emerge from the States.
Boeing 727 crash test reveals how to survive plane crashes  Oct 2, 3:03 pm
Washington, October 2 (ANI): A Boeing 727 equipped with more than a half a million dollars worth of crash test dummies, 38 specialized cameras and sensors, and a crew of incredibly daring pilots was deliberately crashed in the Sonoran desert to learn more about what actually happens to passengers when a plane goes down.
US denies parachuting into N Korea to probe underground military installations   May 29, 12:34 pm
Washington, May 29 (ANI): The US military has denied reports that its special forces have parachuted into North Korea to gather intelligence on that country's underground military installations, saying a source had been misquoted.
Brit daredevil completes 2400ft skydive without parachute  May 24, 11:49 am
London, May 24 (ANI): British stuntman Gary Connery has become the world's first skydiver to leap 2400 feet and safely land without deploying a parachute.
Brit stuntman to skydive without parachute  May 23, 5:44 pm
London, May 23 (ANI): A British stuntman is aiming to make aviation history by becoming the world's first skydiver to land without using a parachute.
Proposed fleet of probes to determine if life really exists on Mars  Apr 24, 12:47 pm
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Astrobiologists are calling for a mission to Mars with "a strong and comprehensive life detection component."
GM silkworms spin spider silk strong enough to make parachutes  Jan 7, 4:15 pm
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Transgenically-engineered silkworms produce stronger silk, which could possibly be used to make sutures, artificial limbs and parachutes, researchers say.
Brit man proposes to girlfriend mid-air while skydiving at 13,000 ft!   Nov 4, 5:14 pm
London, Nov 4 (ANI): An English skydiver proposed to his girlfriend while skydiving together 13,000 feet above the ground.
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