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BPCL to set up refuelling facility at Shillong airport


September 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) wants to set up a refuelling facility at Shillong airport, says Meghalaya Transport Minister Abu Taher Mondal.Formerly known as Umroi airport, ... Read more...

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PSPB paddlers reach last 8 in men’s, women’s team events


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Reigning champions Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) humbled their group opponents without breaking much sweat to cruise into the quarter-finals of the men's and women's team ... Read more...

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Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15


August 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations Wednesday."Central intelligence wings and the union home ... Read more...

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Air India Express slashes Chennai-Trichy fares


June 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) In order to attract passengers during the lean season, Air India Express, the subsidiary of Air India, has drastically slashed its fares on the Chennai-Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) ... Read more...

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Kolkata airport’s new terminal operational by October


May 9th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) The new terminal of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, which is being constructed under the modernization plan of the airport, is scheduled ... Read more...

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Sukhoi skids at Pune airport, flights hit


April 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) A Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force skidded and shot off the runway at the Pune airport here Thursday, hitting civilian air traffic, officials ... Read more...

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Gopal guides India to healthy lead against Israel


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster G.N.Gopal came up with his best Tuesday, defeating Tal Baron 4-0 to guide the hosts to an emphatic 9.5-6.5 triumph over Israel in ... Read more...

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Patna airport No.1 in passenger traffic growth


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) For the second straight year, Patna airport has emerged No.1 among 46 airports in the country in terms of growth of domestic aircraft movement and number ... Read more...

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NSG’s Kolkata hub to serve east, northeast: Chidambaram


February 18th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The National Security Guard (NSG) hub at Kolkata with 462 personnel will be the regional centre for eastern India serving the states of both ... Read more...

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Meghalaya waives aviation fuel tax to encourage flights


February 13th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 13 (IANS) Meghalaya has waived off tax on aviation fuel to encourage airlines to operate from Shillong airport, increasing connectivity and getting more tourists to the northeastern state, ... Read more...

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National TT: Top seeds advance into second round


January 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) All top men paddlers, including Sharath Kamal, won their first round matches at the 73rd Senior National Table Tennis Championships at the SAI sub-centre here.Though there ... Read more...

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National TT: Expected quarterfinal lineup in team events


January 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The expected teams, including holders Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) reached the quarterfinals of the Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championship at the SAI sub-centre ... Read more...

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National TT: Sharath, Shamini start favourites


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Top Indian paddlers, including defending champion Sharath Kamal, will headline the senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships which get underway at the Sports Authority of ... Read more...

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Airlines owe Rs.1,111.85 crore to airport authority: Ravi


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government last week said that all the Indian carriers together owed about Rs.1,111.85 crore in dues to the Airport Authority of India (AAI) as ... Read more...

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Panel to probe Delhi Terminal-3 power failure (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A committee has been set up to probe power failure at the Delhi airport's Terminal-3 (T3) three days ago that caused the escalators, baggage conveyor ... Read more...

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Panel to probe Delhi Terminal-3 power failure


August 10th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A committee has been set up to probe the power failure at the Delhi airport's Terminal-3 (T3) three days ago that caused the escalators, ... Read more...

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US-India to cooperate on flight navigation systems


July 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) US aviation watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Tuesday said it would cooperate with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) on developing the ground-based augmentation system ... Read more...

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Relief for kin of crash victims: Air India plea rejected


July 9th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has dismissed the appeal of Air India challenging the compensation awarded to the families of 130 people killed in a crash near ... Read more...

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Indian satellite to be launched May 20 from Kourou


May 14th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) European Space Agency (ESA) Arianespace will launch India's heavy geo-stationary satellite (GSAT-8), intended for communication purposes, on board its Ariane-5 rocket May 20 from its ... Read more...

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‘Not fair’, Sushma says to chopper landing denial


April 10th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) "Really not fair", is how BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday tweeted her ire over her chopper being denied landing permission in Palakkad in Kerala ... Read more...

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Now planes can operate from Chandigarh despite fog


January 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) Aircraft will now be able to land and take off from Chandigarh in foggy and low visibility conditions as its military controlled airport has finally got the ... Read more...

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Sourav, Mouma win National Ranking TT titles


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Sourav Chakroborty and Mouma Das of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) won the men's and women's titles at the National Ranking Table Tennis Championships (North Zone) here ... Read more...

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Relief promised for displaced in Nagpur airport project


December 15th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday that the government would provide compensation, starting at Rs.5 lakh, to people whose land was acquired for setting up a ... Read more...

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New service to look after air traffic, declares Patel


December 9th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Thursday told parliament that the government has approved a proposal to create a separate Air Navigation Service (ANS) to look after the ... Read more...

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MCD proposes five percent hike in property tax


December 8th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday passed its Rs.6,346 crore budget for 2011-12 and proposed to increase property taxes by five percent across all categories, ... Read more...

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Close shave for 250 as bird hits plane in Goa


November 11th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) A chartered plane to Moscow with 250 passengers on board had a narrow escape early Thursday when it suffered a bird hit at the runway of Goa's Dabolim ... Read more...

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Airspace over Mumbai to be shut for Obama


November 4th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The airspace over Mumbai will be closed before US President Barack Obama's lands here Saturday.Sources in the Airport Authority Of India (AAI) said that under the ... Read more...

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Flights diverted, repairs on at Goa runway (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) Three flights, including a chartered plane, were diverted from the Goa airport Wednesday due to an oil spill on the runway, an official said.A tanker carrying 6,000 litres ... Read more...

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Three flights diverted from Goa due to runway repairs


October 27th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) Three flights, including a chartered airplane, were diverted from the Goa airport Wednesday due to oil spill on the runway, an official said.Dabolim airport director D. ... Read more...

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One flight cancelled, two delayed in Agartala


September 29th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 29 (IANS) A flight between Kolkata and Agartala was cancelled and two others, one of them carrying Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, were delayed because a fire brigade vehicle was ... Read more...

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DGCA identifies airports of Shimla and Kullu as critical


August 6th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu/Shimla, Aug 6 (ANI): The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in its safety audit report identified two airports of Shimla and Kullu in Himachal Pradesh as critical.Following the crash of ... Read more...

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Fresh regulations for air safety on cards: Praful Patel


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Denying any shortcomings in safety regulations at Mangalore airport where an air crash killed 159 people May 22, the government Tuesday said it was in the process ... Read more...

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Air India employees suspended on molestation charge


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Two Air India employees were suspended Tuesday by the airline on charges of 'misbehaviour' and alleged molestation of a nine-year-old girl at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International ... Read more...

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Stage set for India Aviation 2010


March 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) India's international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, India Aviation 2010, begins here Wednesday. A Who's Who of aviation sector will be there at the second edition of the ... Read more...

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Bangalore airport promoter raked huge profit by selling stake: panel


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) A joint house committee of the Karnataka legislature Monday took exception to the huge profits made by Unique Zurich Airport, one of the promoters of the Bangalore international ... Read more...

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