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Couple smuggles baby without visa in bag


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A couple was caught trying to smuggle their baby into the UAE when airport security spotted the five-month-old hidden in their luggage, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Two electrocuted in Karachi dust storm


May 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Two people - a woman and a teenager - were electrocuted in the Pakistani port city of Karachi and several others were injured after tin roofs ... Read more...

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Mock drill conducted at Agartala airport


May 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Agartala airport authorities Friday conducted a mock drill to test its preparedness for crises like crash, emergency landing and hijacking, officials said.Unaware about the exercise, passengers ... Read more...

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Three CPI-M leaders allege ill-treatment at Doha airport


April 29th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 29 (IANS) En route to Cuban capital Havana to participate in a trade union congress, three Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders from Kerala were stopped at the Doha ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm grounds over 100 flights in China


April 28th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) A thunderstorm in China's Guangdong province grounded over 100 flights at an airport Friday night, said authorities.The incident occurred in the provincial capital of Guangzhou.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kingfisher shuts shop in Lucknow: Airport officials


March 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Plagued by financial losses, Kingfisher Airlines has pulled out its flights from Lucknow to New Delhi and Mumbai, say airport officials.According to the airport officials, the ... Read more...

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Woman delivers stillborn baby at Chennai airport


February 16th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) A woman from Andhra Pradesh gave birth to a stillborn baby at the Chennai airport Thursday morning after she was denied permission to board a flight ... Read more...

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Thick fog in cold Delhi, commuters hit


January 19th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhiites braved another chilly morning Thursday as the minimum temperature dipped to 4.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees below the average for the season, and commuters ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kite flying always excited me: Dilip Kumar (Movie Snippets)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) While the nation celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal Sunday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar recalled the time when he used to spend festive day flying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman sues airline for killing her pet dog


January 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) A woman in China has sued an airline and demanded about 38,000 yuan (over $6,000) in damages over her dog's death who was shot dead on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Foggy New Year’s eve in Delhi


December 31st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a foggy Saturday morning in the capital as Delhiites geared up to welcome the New Year. The Met office has forecast a clear ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi airport gears to tackle foggy winter


December 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) With Delhi airport likely to be fogged out for the next two months, the airport authorities have made special provisions to look after passengers, including ... Read more...

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Kalam downplays frisking incident in US


November 14th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was frisked by the airport authorities in New York in September, violating international protocol, Monday downplayed the incident saying it ... Read more...

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US apologises for frisking Kalam in New York


November 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was frisked by the airport authorities in New York Sep 29, resulting in a strong Indian protest and a ... Read more...

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Sudanair plane makes emergency landing


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 3 (IANS) Over 45 passengers survived after a Sudanair passenger plane made an emergency landing here at Khartoum airport Sunday following a technical snag.The Fokker 50 plane was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karnataka’s Hubli airport on high alert against terror attack


September 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Hubli airport in north Karnataka has been put on high alert after a tip-off by intelligence agencies that a small aircraft may be hijacked and crashed ... Read more...

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Unclaimed bag sparks bomb scare at Mumbai airport


September 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In the third incident of its kind in one week, an unattended baggage found at the Mumbai airport Friday created a security scare and sent officials ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport main runway shut till 11 p.m. Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) The closure of Mumbai airport?s main runway has been extended till 11 p.m. Saturday as work to extricate a Turkish Airlines aircraft from slush continued despite ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Turkish Airlines plane skids; Mumbai airport shut till Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway was shut down Friday after a Turkish Airlines Airbus aircraft skidded after landing and got stuck in the soft mud following heavy ... Read more...

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Plane makes emergency landing after bird hit


August 20th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Minutes after take-off, an Air India plane made an emergency landing at Lucknow airport in Uttar Pradesh Saturday after suffering a bird hit, an official said. ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists ’sacrifice’ own children for self interest


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) Ninth-grader Sadhana Limbu was expecting to return to her school in Nepal's tea garden district of Jhapa next week after spending a brief vacation with her ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Spicejet aircraft makes emergency landing in Mumbai


May 27th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) A Spicejet Mumbai-Hyderabad flight made an emergency landing at Mumbai Airport early Friday after smoke was detected in the cabin, an official said.The incident occurred when ... Read more...

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I’ll go to Cannes every year now: Minissha Lamba (Interview)


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The 16 hours of detention at the Mumbai airport for allegedly carrying undeclared jewellery were harrowing but actress Minissha Lamba says the authorities were "very, very, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Several flights cancelled as 600 Air India pilots strike work (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) As many as 10 flights in Delhi and six in Mumbai were cancelled after around 600 Air India pilots, who had been with the erstwhile ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chameleon, baby crocodiles found at Mexican airport


April 25th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Two baby crocodiles and a chameleon were found hidden in crates during a routine baggage inspection conducted by federal law enforcement agents at the Mexico ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vayalar Ravi issues fresh directives for airport security


February 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Fresh directives have been issued to all airport operators in the country to install sophisticated devices to shore up security at domestic and international airports, Civil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fogy morning gives way to bright day, cloudy Wednesday likely (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped Delhi Tuesday morning, causing diversion of a few domestic and international flights due to poor visibility conditions at the Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Malaysian flight makes emergency landing at Delhi airport


February 20th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Delhi Sunday made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here after the pilot noticed a technical ... Read more...

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Jet Airways aborts flight after smoke in tyre


February 17th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 17 (IANS) A Chennai-bound Jet Airways flight from here was aborted when smoke was noticed from one of its tyres just before take-off. All the 48 passengers aboard were safe, ... Read more...

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Chicago Blizzard 2011 Disrupts Normal Life, Smacks Cities


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, the colossal blizzard in Chicago brought the citizens and travelers to a standstill as the heavy snow continued to block the roads. The National ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lynsie Murley Gets Her Share Of Justice Over Dispute With TSA


January 14th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lynsie Murley has finally got her share of justice, in the form of a "nominal" amount of money the Transportation Security Administration. Two years ago, she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Business jets make a dash for Vibrant Gujarat (Diary)


January 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Some 35 business jets and choppers ferrying the country's top industrialists and political leaders have descended at Ahmedabad for the Vibrant Gujarat two-day biennial conclave ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shiv Sena, NCP workers clash over union office


January 10th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Around 400 Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party workers clashed here Monday after an argument over a trade union office premises, police said."The clash was sparked off after ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dense fog hits normal life, disrupts air-rail services in Delhi


January 8th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 9ANI): Most of the people in national capital woke up this morning to witness dense fog and chilly weather, with reports claiming that the prevailing conditions have disrupted ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cold and fog hit life in Rajastan


January 7th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Cold wave conditions affected normal life in Rajasthan Friday as the mercury plummeted further in many parts of the state, officials said.Bikaner was freezing at zero degree, five ... Read more...

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