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IAF says pilot did not refuse to fly Rahul


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rejecting reports that its pilot refused to fly Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Assam, the Indian Air Force Wednesday strongly defended the decision, ... Read more...

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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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Rains batter Andhra Pradesh


September 4th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter Andhra Pradesh and throwing road and rail traffic out of gear, officials said.Several rivulets, tanks and other water bodies were ... Read more...

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Andhra pays tributes to YSR on death anniversary


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his third death anniversary Sunday.His wife and YSR Congress party honorary president ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

JJB Sports Puts Itself Up for Sale


August 30th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The JJB sports clothing and equipment chain has been struggling to stay afloat in the market for a while now but it seems like it can’t anymore. ... Read more...

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India tighten noose on Kiwis, rain curtails third day’s play (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened noose on New Zeland but heavy rains in the post-lunch session forced the umpires to call off the play on the third day ... Read more...

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India tightens noose on New Zealand at lunch (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened the noose on New Zealand bowling out the visitors for a meagre 159 and, with a lead of 279 runs in the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three lion cubs die at Chhattisgarh zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Three new-born lion cubs at the famous Nandan Van on the outskirts of the Chhattisgarh capital died Friday, shocking animal lovers and zoo officials.A senior zoo ... Read more...

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ID-card may reveal mystery of crashed AN-12 aircraft


August 1st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 1 (IANS) A frayed identity card bearing the name Arjun Singh of Pune may reveal the 45-year-old mystery crash of an AN-12 aircraft of the Indian ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying PM returns due to bad weather (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The three choppers that took off for Kokrajhar from an airport near Guwahati Saturday morning, carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying PM to Kokrajhar returns due to bad weather


July 28th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The three helicopters carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi among other VIPS, which took off for violence-hit Kokrajhar from an ... Read more...

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Britain lifts hosepipe ban


June 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Britain will lift its hosepipe ban due to "exceptional" rainfall over the last three days.Britain's three biggest water companies -- Anglian Water, Thames Water and Southern ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snowfall on Amarnath track hits clearance operation


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Track clearance operation to the Amarnath cave shrine is facing problems due to fresh snowfall along the 37-km route in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir Governor ... Read more...

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Chile mudslide leaves 3,000 stranded


May 31st, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Some 3,000 people living in the towns of Palena and Futaleufu, in the southern Chilean region of Los Lagos, were left stranded due to a mudslide ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bad weather hampering efforts to clear Amarnath route


May 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Bad weather is hampering efforts to clear the route to the sacred Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir even as the annual Amarnath pilgrimage is ... Read more...

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Cheers for cherry lovers with bountiful Himachal crop


May 27th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Cherry lovers can expect a good supply of the luscious fruit this season. Good production of red cherries has once again brought cheers on the faces ... Read more...

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Russian plane goes missing in Indonesia


May 9th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 9 (IANS) A Russian plane with 46 people on board went missing Wednesday over Indonesia's West Java region, officials said.The Sukhoi super jet 100, carrying Russian businessmen and ... Read more...

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India yet to arrive on military satellite scene: US expert


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) The launch of the Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) is a major step forward for India but it must increase its capacity and launch many more ... Read more...

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It was the worst nightmare for me: Survivor


May 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) It was perhaps the worst nightmare in his life for Abubakkar Siddique, a passenger on the ferry that capsized in the Brahmaputra river Monday evening in ... Read more...

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‘Telecom towers kill 7mn birds in America every year’


April 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India returns Bangladeshi Air Force cadet to Dhaka (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, was ... Read more...

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India to return Bangladesh Air Force cadet to Dhaka


April 26th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, will ... Read more...

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Pakistan grounds all private jets for checks


April 24th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) In the wake of last week's deadly plane crash near here, Pakistan's aviation authorities Monday grounded all passenger aircraft run by private companies in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese president mourns Pakistan plane crash victims


April 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Saturday expressed his deep condolences to his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari over Friday's plane crash near Islamabad in which all ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Plane crash victims’ kin arrive in Islamabad


April 21st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A special plane carrying the relatives of air-crash victims from Karachi has landed here Saturday, authorities said.The service was provided by the Pakistan International Airlines. ... Read more...

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Boeing offers to assist Pakistan in crash probe


April 21st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) US aircraft company Boeing has offered technical assistance to Pakistan in the investigation into the plane crash near here that killed 127 people Friday.In a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

All on board dead in Pakistan plane crash


April 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) All 127 people on board the Bhoja Airlines flight that crashed near here have died and their bodies have been shifted to a hospital for ... Read more...

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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan, no survivors (Night Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A Pakistani passenger plane carrying at least 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... Read more...

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Pakistani plane with 127 on board crashes, no survivors (Third Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A passenger plane carrying 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Pakistan's Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were no reports ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes near Pakistani capital of Islamabad, many killed (Updated)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying 127 passengers and crew members crashed early Friday evening while attempting to land at an airport near the country's capital of ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes into Pakistani neighborhood, casualties feared


April 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying more than 120 people crashed Friday in a neighborhood of the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, killing an unknown number of people, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

20 Chinese held for protesting at airport


April 14th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) A total of 20 angry passengers have been "punished" in Chinese metropolis Shanghai for protesting on an airport taxiway and demanding compensation for a delayed flight.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tunnels dug to reach Pakistan avalanche victims


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Rescuers are digging two tunnels to reach the 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are stuck in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hope fades for 138 missing in Pakistan avalanche


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of rescue workers continued to search Tuesday for more than 130 people who were buried by a large avalanche in a mountainous area of northern Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Test rankings: England on top, India third


April 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) England will start its domestic international season as the No.1 Test side in the ICC Test Championship after a two-Test draw with Sri Lanka helped it ... Read more...

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