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Kerala seeks chartered flights from Middle East


June 19th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Tuesday that he favours chartered flights from the Middle East to clear the rush in the wake of cancellations by ... Read more...

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Pilots want to meet minister for dialogue (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Thursday sought a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to end the 17-day-old strike that has crippled the ... Read more...

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Air India feasibility study for new international schedule (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Air India Tuesday said it is planning a feasibility study to determine the international destinations the airline will fly to as it faces a shortage ... Read more...

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Air India crisis continues for 15th day, losses Rs.250 crore


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 15th day Tuesday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.250 crore as the impasse between ... Read more...

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Air India crisis enters 13th day, losses at Rs.230 crore


May 20th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 13th day Sunday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.230 crore as the impasse between ... Read more...

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AI to prune operations if pilots’ strike continues (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The government is considering to further curtail Air India's international operations, if a group of pilots continue their strike, which has already lasted for 11 ... Read more...

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Air India loses Rs.100 crore due pilots’ strike (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) A grounded fleet, ticket cancellations and unused labour have cost Air India Rs.100 crore in the seven days since the pilots went on strike, an ... Read more...

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China to check antibiotic use


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China Tuesday announced plans to curb the overuse of antibiotics.The health ministry will limit the varieties of antibiotics a hospital could have according to its grade ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cancels 30 flights, submits new schedule (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines cancelled around 30 flights in major metro cities across the country, forcing passengers to face another harrowing day Wednesday. Submitting to the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher blames tax action for flight disruptions


February 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines Monday admitted that the sudden attachment of its bank accounts by the Income Tax Department has led to the crisis affecting its flight operations, ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines CEO summoned to explain cancellations


February 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's aviation watchdog has summoned chief executive of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Sanjay Aggarwal Tuesday to explain the large-scale disruption of its operations that continued for ... Read more...

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Crow ‘derails’ train services for nearly two hours


February 6th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Lakhs of commuters on their way to work Monday were inconvenienced when Western Railway services on the suburban section were delayed after a crow hit a ... Read more...

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Air India flights hit as pilots report sick (Roundup)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) National carrier Air India's operations were disrupted Saturday as about 40 Air India pilots, upset over non-payment of salaries, reported "sick", resulting in cancellation ... Read more...

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Cold day for capital, fog hits train services (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a cold day with chilly winds for Delhiites Thursday, with thick fog in the morning making way for pleasant sunshine later in the ... Read more...

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Fog affects 47 trains (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A thick layer of fog enveloping the capital Thursday morning hit hard rail traffic with 32 trains cancelled and 15 delayed. Air traffic, however, remained ... Read more...

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Jet to operate all flights to London despite strike


November 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday said it would operate all its three flights to London Wednesday despite a 24-hour nationwide strike in Great Britain, an official said.The airline ... Read more...

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Governor’s public hearing has few takers (Punjab Newsletter)


November 26th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Having been cancelled quite a few times in the last two years, public hearing sessions of Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil have hit a new low. ... Read more...

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Indians hit as Australia axes 15,000 student visas


October 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Immigration authorities in Australia have cancelled 15,066 foreign student visas in the last one year, and the worst hit are Indians.Of the total, 3,624 students lost ... Read more...

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AI not to levy cancellation or refund fees


April 27th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Air India Wednesday announced that it would not levy any cancellation or refund fees from travelers hit by disrupted flight operations following a pilots' strike.The airlines ... Read more...

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South Park creators make a Mormon musical


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The creators of the controversial show, “South Park”, has created a stir with their Broadway musical based on the religion of the Mormon.The musical satirizes “The ... Read more...

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India sends 25 tonnes relief supply to Japan


March 18th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) India has sent around 25 tonnes of relief material to disaster-hit Japan through two Air India special flights, an official said here Friday.The cargo included two ... Read more...

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Air India to bring back 383 more Indians from Japan


March 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National carrier Air India will bring back 383 more Indians from quake-hit Japan by Thursday night, a senior official here said."Around 383 passengers will be ... Read more...

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Indian family in exposure zone in Japan to be evacuated


March 17th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) The Indian mission in Japan has located an Indian family stuck in the nuclear exposure zone and is in the process of evacuating them, Indian Ambassador ... Read more...

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Air India to run special flights to Japan


March 16th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Air India will operate a daily jumbo flight with a capacity of 423 passengers between New Delhi and Tokyo March 16-19, an official said here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Telangana march violence was pre-planned: Chief minister (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday said the violence during the Telangana 'million march' in Hyderabad a day earlier was pre-planned, and ... Read more...

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Travel managers can help clients cicumvent costlier air travel, hotel bookings: Egencia (Part-II)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Proactively communicating and educating all travelers on the importance of corporate travel policies is fundamental to achieving savings through compliance. Executive support is key to coporation wide compliance, but other ideas to ... Read more...

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TRAI recommends over six-fold cost for 2G spectrum


February 9th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): In tune with the estimated loss pointed out by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in the 2G spectrum scam, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of ... Read more...

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Foggy morning in Delhi Friday


February 4th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A fog cover enveloped the capital early Friday but later lifted to give way to a bright day. The minimum temperature saw a rise of three degrees ... Read more...

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Chilly day in Delhi, colder New Year day forecast (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Chilly winds presented a nippy New Year's eve in Delhi Friday, dipping the maximum day temperature below normal even as the sun shone bright. The weather office ... Read more...

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Gujjar protest makes Jaipur hoteliers to lure residents in absence of tourists


December 31st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghJaipur, Dec.31 (ANI): Hoteliers in Jaipur lured residents with attractive packages to make up the losses caused by absence of tourists, due to the blockade by Gujjars in the stir ... Read more...

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Cold winds sweep Delhi, temperatures to drop


December 31st, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It was a relatively clear morning as cold winds swept Delhi on the last day of the year Friday and the weather office warned that the city ... Read more...

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Gujjar agitation worries Rajasthan tourism industry


December 29th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) Rajasthan's tourism industry is worried about the ongoing Gujjar agitation that has affected the influx of visitors to the desert state in this peak tourist season.Gujjars, ... Read more...

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Gujjar protest hampers jewellery show business in Jaipur


December 27th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Dec.27 (ANI): The Gujjar protest in Rajasthan has hampered business prospects at the eighth jewellery show here.The jewellery show will conclude today.Exhibitors said their business has been affected badly ... Read more...

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Over 100 flights cancelled in Chicago due to snow


December 27th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 100 flights have been called off at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago because of snow and difficulties in de-icing the planes, officials said.The Chicago Department of ... Read more...

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Buying Kardashians’ debit cards ‘a bad financial choice’


November 27th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 27 (ANI): Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has warned that purchasing the Kardashians' debit cards for children is a bad financial choice for parents and possibly illegal.The reality show ... Read more...

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