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The bees were heading for beesiness class (The Funny Side)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
DID YOU SEE that news story about a swarm of bees which declared war on an airport? They buzzzzzed into the cargo hold of a passenger flight in Kolkata and had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Edinburgh Airport in a fix over nude Picasso


August 9th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After customers complained of the picture of a nude woman on a red armchair at the Edinburgh Airport, the picture was covered by the airport administration but ... Read more...

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Parents held after trying to smuggle baby through airport scanner


July 10th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sharjah, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Egyptian couple tried unsuccessfully to smuggle their baby through an airport scanner. They put their son in a big bag and tried to take him illegally ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane crashes in Ghanaian capital, casualties feared


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo plane crashed in the Ghanaian capital of Accra on early Saturday evening after departing a nearby airport, witnesses and airport officials said. A local ... 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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Hot air balloon disrupts flights in London


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Flights were temporarily halted Friday in London's second largest airport Gatwick after a hot air balloon flew into its airspace.Planes had to wait on the tarmac ... Read more...

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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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AI flight with technical snag lands safely


March 19th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) An Air India flight reported a "technical failure" a few minutes before landing but managed to land safely at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Monday afternoon, ... 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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Fireman as ATC! Tirupati airport officials to face action


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) A senior airport official and a helpful a fireman at the Tirupati airport guided a Jet Airways flight carrying around 60 passengers to land January 9 ... Read more...

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Clear sky in Delhi, sunny day ahead


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) After braving a series of foggy and chilly days, Delhi got its share of bright and sunny weather Monday morning with the met department forecasting ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, traffic hit (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

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Main Mumbai airport runway to shut for 8 hours till May


January 20th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The main runway of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here will be shut for eight hours every day from Friday till May 20 for construction of ... Read more...

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Fog grips Delhi; air, rail traffic hit (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday morning, wreaking havoc on commuters as many trains and flights were cancelled or delayed while vehicles moved at a ... Read more...

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Fog hits air, rail traffic in cold Delhi (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi shivered Thursday as the temperature dipped to 4.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees below average, and chilly winds blew through the day. A dense morning ... Read more...

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BSF chopper crashes in Raipur, five injured (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Five occupants of a Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter were injured when it crashed at Raipur airport Sunday while on a test flight, police and airport ... Read more...

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BSF chopper crashes in Raipur, five injured (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Five occupants of a Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter were injured when it crashed at Raipur airport Sunday while on a test flight, police and airport ... Read more...

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BSF chopper crashes, five injured


January 15th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Five occupants of a Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter were injured when it crashed at Raipur airport Sunday while on a test flight, police and airport ... Read more...

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Passengers at Raipur airport more than double


December 31st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 31 (IANS) The Raipur airport recorded a passenger flow of over 70,000 people per month in 2011 as compared to 30,000 a month in 2010, airport officials said ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts trains, flights (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) With the capital shivering on the season's coldest day at 3.3 degrees Celsius Saturday, morning fog disrupted train services in the capital. "While over 40 ... Read more...

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Seven flights cancelled in Delhi for technical reasons


December 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Seven flights which were scheduled to land at the Indira Gandhi International airport of the capital were cancelled Saturday due to operational reasons, airport officials ... Read more...

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Four flights diverted from Delhi for technical reasons


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Four flights, including a cargo service, which were scheduled to land at the national capital's IGI airport were diverted early Friday morning due to operational ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in chilly Delhi (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Despite a slight respite from three days of heavy fog, over 70 trains got delayed due to poor visibility in Delhi, which experienced a chilly ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flights, trains in chilly Delhi (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Despite a slight respite from three days of heavy fog, around 70 trains got delayed due to poor visibility in Delhi which experienced a chilly ... Read more...

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President’s plane delayed for technical glitch


November 30th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's flight to Pune was delayed here Wednesday after the pilot detected a technical problem in the cockpit panel, with the nation's first ... Read more...

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Power outage at Mexico City airport disrupts hundreds of flights


September 29th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A large power outage at Benito Juárez International Airport (AICM) in the Mexican capital of Mexico City disrupted hundreds of flights on Wednesday evening, officials said on ... Read more...

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Plane with Andhra chief minister hovers in air for 30 minutes


September 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) An aircraft with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on board hovered in the air for over 30 minutes due to poor weather before ... Read more...

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Front tyres of Air India plane burst, no casualties


September 6th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) The front tyres of a Chennai-bound Air India flight burst after landing at Goa's Dabolim airport Tuesday morning. All 105 passengers were safe, officials said.Airport officials ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport’s main runway not yet functional


September 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway is yet to reopen as the authorities Sunday continued the massive effort of retrieving a Turkish Airlines aircraft that skidded off Friday, ... 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...

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UFO seen at China airport


August 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Air traffic at an airport in China was restricted for about an hour after a UFO was spotted over it, media reports said Thursday.The UFO was ... Read more...

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Flights delayed at Delhi as T3 has blackout


August 7th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Several dozen domestic and international flights were delayed as Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport went without power for nearly four hours early ... Read more...

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Pakistan foreign minister leaves for Ajmer


July 28th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar arrived at the Jaipur International Airport from Delhi Thursday and after a brief halt due to bad weather proceeded to ... Read more...

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Airport detentions on the rise for Bollywood stars


June 29th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) While they garner popularity for their roles, films, style quotient and lifestyle, Bollywood celebrities have also been grabbing eyeballs for their frequent detentions at airports.From ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Firefighters try to contain Arizona wildfire


June 7th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firefighters are in a race against time to contain one of the state’s worse fire disasters in history. The fire is threatening to spill over into neighboring ... Read more...

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