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Karnataka opposes shifting air show out of Bangalore


July 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has opposed shifting the biennial mega air show Aero India hosted at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base on Bangalore's outskirts out of ... 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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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...

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Omar orders suspension of power to VVIP homes in Srinagar


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ordered lit-up VIP areas in the darkened Kashmir Valley to be taken off the essential services feeder.The Chief ... Read more...

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Plane removed, operations resume at Mumbai airport runway


September 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Nearly 75 hours after it skidded and got stuck in mud, the stranded Turkish Airlines plane was finally removed from the Mumbai airport runway early Monday, ... Read more...

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Radar system now to check runways for dangerous debris


August 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists are developing a new radar system that can possibly prevent a repeat of the Concorde crash of Paris that killed 113 people July 25, 2000, ... Read more...

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Road vibrations, airport noise to produce energy?


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers are working on methods to convert road vibrations and airport runway noise into usable energy.University of Buffalo theoretical physicist Surajit Sen and colleagues suggest how ... Read more...

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Repairs restrict use of Goa airport runway (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Maintenance work being carried out by naval authorities has forced Goa's Dabolim international airport to cut down both the length and hours of use of its ... Read more...

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Goa airport runway cut down for five hours a day


April 12th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Maintenance work being carried out by naval authorities has forced Goa's Dabolim international airport to cut down its runway length for five hours a day, an ... Read more...

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Prince Harry stranded in Russian Arctic


April 8th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Prince Harry who is on an expedition to the Arctic will spend at least one more day there because of ice accumulation on the ... Read more...

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Petraeus, Gates caught joking about launching attack on Libya


March 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 8(ANI): Television microphones have picked up the US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, joking with Defense Secretary Robert Gates about possible military intervention in Libya.Gates arrived in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Big-budget Bollywood movie to invade Wellington


December 11th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 11 (ANI): It seems New Zealand is winning over the Indian film industry.Reports are abuzz that there will be significant road closures when a big-budget Bollywood movie rolls ... Read more...

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Goa airport runway closed for two hours after fuel spill


October 24th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) The Goa airport was closed for over two hours late Saturday night after a tanker half-full with aviation turbine fuel overturned on the runway, officials said Sunday. A ... Read more...

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Commercial space ‘aircraft’ to be available ‘within 10 years’


September 17th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): A commercial aircraft that can take passengers to space could probably be a reality within a decade, British scientists believe.Engineers have developed the new 700-million-pound 'Skylon spaceplane', which ... Read more...

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Six additional flights likely to operate from Leh today


August 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 8 (ANI): At least six additional commercial flights are expected to operate from Leh on Sunday to evacuate tourists stranded there following flash floods sparked off by Friday's cloudburst, which ... Read more...

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Massive relief and rescue operation for Leh flash floods victims


August 7th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 7 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs has been in regular touch with the Jammu and Kashmir Government to coordinate relief and response efforts in the wake of massive ... Read more...

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103 dead, 370 injured in flash floods in Leh


August 6th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 6 (ANI): At least 103 people were killed and over 370 others injured in cloudburst related floods in the Choglumsar area near Leh in Ladakh."We have recovered 103 bodies ... Read more...

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80 dead, 300 injured in flash floods in Leh


August 6th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 6 (ANI): At least 80 people were killed and 300 injured in cloudburst related floods in the Choglumsar area near Leh in Ladakh.Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police ... Read more...

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Milwaukee Airport Runway Reopens After Torrential Rains Leave It Waterlogged


July 24th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Milwaukee, July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After torrential rains resulted in the complete closure of the main airport of Milwaukee, one of the two main runways was again opened on Friday ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash south Mumbai


June 18th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) South Mumbai was lashed by heavy rains for nearly two hours Friday and received nearly 70 mm of rain, weather officials said. According to officials of the India Meteorological ... Read more...

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Mangalore Airport runway to increase, says Praful Patel


May 30th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Union Minister of State Praful Patel on Sunday said the runway length of Mangalore Airport will be increased from the present 8,000 ft to 9,000 ft to ... Read more...

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Scary, thrilling.. the Mangalore airport experience (Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 22 (IANS) Scary, thrilling, makes one pray to the almighty for a safe landing - are some of the expressions that come to people who fly into or out of ... Read more...

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Presidential flight did landing rehearsals at Mangalore airport


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Landing at Mangalore's "table top" airport surrounded by deep gorges is a thrilling experience but the "risky nature" of the airport runway had made the authorities conduct aircraft ... Read more...

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Plane crashes in Tripoli with 104 on board (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Cairo, May 12 (DPA) An Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane carrying 104 people crashed Wednesday at the Libyan capital Tripoli, the state-owned airline said. The Airbus 330 plane was on a regular flight from ... Read more...

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Plane stopped at JFK Airport due to a suspected “no fly” list passenger


May 6th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane was briefly stopped on a taxiway at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday, officials said. The incident involved an Emirates airline plane. ... Read more...

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No more terrible Tuesdays at Mumbai airport


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) No more terrible Tuesdays at Mumbai International Airport from now on. After more than 22 weeks, the reconstruction work of the airport runway intersection was successfully completed here ... Read more...

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Shimla airport runway has shrunk


March 18th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) The runway of the Shimla airport has shrunk due to soil erosion and there are plans to undertake its restoration, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said ... Read more...

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JFK Airport Runway Closure Hits Flights


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, March 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As was declared before by the JFK Airport authority, the airport shut a part of its runways for four months starting from this Monday. ... Read more...

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Freed of African coup charge, British mercenary back home


November 4th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A private school-educated mercenary arrived back in Britain Wednesday after being freed by the government of Equatorial Guinea for trying to mount an armed coup that he says ... Read more...

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Dog spotted on Mumbai airport runway, disaster averted


September 12th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) A Delhi-Mumbai Air India flight had a narrow escape when a dog was sighted on the main runway as the aircraft was preparing to land here Saturday evening, ... Read more...

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Airline hijacking in Mexico ends


September 10th, 2009 - 3:14 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A Boeing 737 carrying more than one-hundred passengers was hijacked by armed men after it took off from an airport in the Mexican resort of ... Read more...

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17 killed in Iran plane accident


July 25th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 24 (DPA) At least 17 people were killed and 19 injured Friday when an Iranian plane caught fire while landing in the northeast city of Mashad. An official from the local ... Read more...

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Honduras breaks off relations with Venezuela


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 22 (DPA) The Honduran de-facto regime Tuesday broke off diplomatic relations with Venezuela, whose president Hugo Chavez has stood by President Manuel Zelaya since his unceremonious ouster and expulsion in ... Read more...

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New Delhi airport runway not fully operational at night


July 4th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The new runway at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here remains non-operational during peak hours at night causing congestion and delays at the airport, an official ... Read more...

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Driving lesson nearly causes air disaster in Philippines


March 17th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, March 17 (DPA) A Philippine man nearly caused a disaster in an eastern city when he used an airport runway to teach his girlfriend to drive just as a passenger plane ... Read more...

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