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Friday, December 11, 1953
Namjoshi killed in accident
BANGALORE, Dec. 10.
Capt. Namjoshi, Chief Test Pilot, Hindustan Aircraft Ltd, met with his death here this morning when the HT-2 in which he was practising aerobatics crashed on the runway of the Bangalore Airport.
The accident occurred at 11:50 a.m. Capt Namjoshi had earlier been testing a Vampire Jet, and on alighting from that plane, went up in the HT-2 Trainer with which he was to give a demonstration of aerobatics before His Highness the Maharaja tomorrow afternoon.
V K Krishna Menon & Mrs Pandit for India
NEW YORK, Dec. 10.
Mrs Vijayalakshmi Pandit and Mr V.K. Krishna Menon will be shortly leaving for India to make a personal report on a General Assembly session on which they left mark of their work on behalf of their country.
In their respective fields they stood out among the 60 delegations, by reason of their activities.
Pak seeks textiles from India
KARACHI, Dec. 10.
The Pakistan government is understood to have approached various Indian trade organisations for the supply of Rs 50 lakh worth of textiles.
This is part of Rs 4 crores worth of textiles earmarked for imports on government account to meet current cloth shortage in the country.
The Pakistan government has invited representatives of Indian textile industry to negotiate terms of the deal.